Gabrielle Rivas

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Vienna police increase security after tip warns of possible attacks in European capitals

Vienna police said Saturday they are increasing security as a precaution after a warning to several European capitals about the possibility of an attack using explosives or firearms between Christmas and New Year, but they see no reason to call off any of the planned events.<p>Vienna police said in a …

Elon Musk Says That Tesla Vehicles Will Be Self-Driving In Two Years

We may never have flying cars (<i>Back to the Future II</i> lied to us!), but it seems more and more that self-driving cars are close to becoming a reality. While many different manufacturers are working on prototypes, Tesla seems to be the only one willing to give a tentative date of completion. …

African migrants protest in Spanish city of Roquetas de Mar

Migrants from Africa set fire to rubbish bins in the Spanish coastal city of Roquetas de Mar on Saturday.<p>Spanish media reported the incident happened after a man was stabbed to death.<p>The 41-year-old was from the West African country of Guinea-Bissau.<p>About 30 people took part in the unrest, but …

Flooding 'worst in 50 years', as 150,000 flee in Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1216000/1216415_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1536682209_ccf88a656a1272c7375578654c0abe89<p><b>Vast areas in Paraguay, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil are being hit by the worst flooding in 50 years, forcing the evacuation of more than 150,000</b> …

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this is how the BlackBerry Priv is put together

The BlackBerry Priv’s design has many an Android fan going nuts, but so far its construction has been a mystery. Build quality is still questionable, but the company managed to accomplish a sleek design despite building in a plethora of extra hardware keys (something they are very good at). But how …

China unveils two-child policy

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's official. From January 1, 2016 China will allow two children for every couple.<p>Chinese lawmakers rubber-stamped the new legislation Sunday during a session of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, which governs the country's laws, the state-run Xinhua news agency …

How to Pack for a Trip Like a Top Fashion Blogger

Peony Lim shares her on-the-go essentials.<p>When she isn't snapping pictures around her native London, chances are Peony Lim is on a flight to Paris, Berlin, or Hong Kong in search of new Insta-ready experiences to share with her 67,000 plus followers. With all that travel comes a lot of packing, an …

3 Books That Can Help You Be Better in 2016, and Beyond

<b>The Productivity Project</b>, Chris Bailey<p>For one year, Bailey, a Canadian business school grad, structured his life around a single obsession: improving …

Predicting the Fashion Trends of 2016

The new year is right around the corner and there is no better time to plan your new wardrobe than in between servings of eggnog and turkey. Here, eight trends you can bank on.

Miley Cyrus releases ‘My Sad Christmas Song’ on Christmas Eve

Google's new YouTube video shows you more stuff as you move your phone around

It's the first of Google's new "Spotlight Stories" which showcases new kinds of interactive 3D videos. While anyone can view the short YouTube cartoon on any PC or device, this video comes to life by viewing it on the YouTube app on a smartphone or tablet.<p>That's because it's full of "Easter Eggs," …

Why Every Great Christmas Movie Is Actually About Disappointment

From this year’s indie hit Tangerine to Charles Dickens’s original A Christmas Carol, the true spirit of Christmas is about alienation.<p><i>Tangerine,</i> the shot-on-an-iPhone comedy about trans sex workers that has made so many year-end Top 10 lists, is also a Christmas movie. You’re forgiven if you …

Pathetic, clingy, desperate for approval: Why does the Disney Channel hate moms?

<b>Kali Rocha in "Liv & Maddie," Beth Littleford in "Dog With a Blog," Leigh-Allyn Baker in "Good Luck Charlie" (Disney Channel)</b><p>Unlike Disney movie mothers, Disney Channel moms get to live — as the butt of all jokes<p>Kim Kankiewicz<p>December 25, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Imagine Disney’s Belle at midlife. Two …

Justin Bieber, NHS Choir U.K. Christmas No. 1 race ends with choir beating pop star

A choir of doctors and nurses beat Justin Bieber for the No. 1 spot on the U.K.’s charts this week after the singer urged his fans to support the …

The year pop music’s soap opera became self-aware: How Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber wrote their comebacks

<b>Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez (AP/Jordan Strauss/Scott Roth)</b><p>Selling an album now means selling your story directly to the fans—every detail of heartbreak and intrigue included<p>Christina Drill<p>December 26, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>Selena Gomez’s "Revival" dropped this year on October 6, a little over a month …

Ermahgerddon: The Untold Story of the Ermahgerd Girl

Meet Maggie Goldenberger, who helplessly watched an Internet meme spawn from her awkward adolescent photo. Except, maybe the “Gersberms” girl never existed the way we thought she did?<p>In March 2012, 23-year-old Maggie Goldenberger was in the middle of a six-month trip to India and the Philippines …