Aistė Kančauskaitė

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Monarch butterflies make annual migration to Mexico

Thousands of orange and black Monarch butterflies have started arriving in their winter home of central Mexico.<p>Millions of the insects embark on an arduous journey from as far north as Canada as part of an annual migration.<p>But their numbers have plummeted in recent years. Experts say that while an …

The Illusion of Inclusion: How We Are Failing Students with Learning Disabilities

The education world is abuzz trying to make sense of disheartening findings that, since 2013, scores in reading and math have gone down or remained stagnant across fourth and eighth grades. What we aren't talking about, however, is the performance of students with disabilities, who continue to lack …

Disability

Indonesia court sentences Hong Kong drug leader to death

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An Indonesian court sentenced a drug leader from Hong Kong to death on Friday for possession of more than 860 kg (1,900 lb) of methamphetamines in one of the country’s biggest drug busts in years.<p>Indonesian policemen guards drug dealer Wong Chi Ping (C) as he arrives at a court …

Your School Shapes How You Think About Inequality

Ask yourself this question: Were you aware of inequality growing up?<p>Your answer may depend in part on where you went to high school. Students at racially diverse schools, particularly black and Hispanic students, are more tuned in to injustice than students going to school mostly with kids that …

Indonesia considers building a prison island guarded by crocodiles

Building and then running a prison is not a cheap operation regardless of where it is in the world. The materials required to create multiple secure …

Photos: Inside the toxic haze, a “crime against humanity” caused by Indonesia’s fires

In Indonesia about half a million people are suffering from respiratory ailments, and at least 19 have died—most from breathing in smoke, some from fire-fighting accidents.<p>The cause: annual fires that are set to inexpensively clear land, making it more suitable for palm oil and pulp-and-paper …

Indonesia is burning. So why is the world looking away? | George Monbiot

A great tract of Earth is on fire and threatened species are being driven out of their habitats. This is a crime against humanity and nature<p>I’ve often wondered how the media would respond when eco-apocalypse struck. I pictured the news programmes producing brief, sensational reports, while failing …

In Photos: The Spectacular Migration of Monarch Butterflies

The migration of animal species is a common natural event that happens each autumn across the North American continent. Many species of birds and …

Winners of Nikon’s 2015 Small World Contest Reveal the Microscopic Beauty of Our World

The winners and honourably-mentioned images were recently announced for Nikon's 2015 Small World Photomicrography Competition. Submissions were collected from professionals and amateurs alike; the contest is open to anyone with a passion for microscopy and photography. With a rich pool of …

50 places everyone should visit in Europe

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to scuba diving in the clear Mediterranean waters off the coast of Cyprus, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.<p><i>Eliza McKelvey and Megan Willett contributed</i> …

31 dazzling sunsets from around the world

Even the most mundane destinations turn into dazzling dreamscapes at sunset.<p>And when the sun sets on the world's most beautiful landmarks? We'll let …

Taj Mahal

Magazines | National Wildlife Federation

<i>National Wildlife®</i><p>Our award-winning flagship publication blends spectacular photos with in-depth articles about wildlife.<p><i>Ranger Rick®</i><p>Bringing the …

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata gets 25 percent fuel economy boost

Just days after revealing full pricing and specs for each trim level of the 2016 MX-5 Miata, Mazda is spilling the beans on the roadster's fuel economy. As it turns out, the numbers show an impressive boost over the previous generation.<p>All 2016 Miatas in the US are equipped with a 2.0-liter …

Bracelet Beaded Bangle Black Agate Amethyst Pearl Jewelry Handmade

Bracelet Beaded Bangle Black Agate Amethyst Pearl Jewelry Handmade. Exquisite Black Agate Amethyst Pearl Beaded Bangle bracelet Handmade Jewelry. …

More than a third of infants are using smartphones, tablets, study says

Have you ever been befuddled by a feature of your iPhone, only to have your 6-year-old show you how it works? A new study helps explain how this happens.<p>Most children have been using smartphones and digital tablets practically since birth -- literally. Fully 36% of parents who answered a recent …

The 5 Most Spectacular National Park Road Trips

Nothing gets us more excited for summer than the prospect of an epic road trip: wind whipping through open car windows, highways flanked by stunning landscapes. Luckily, this is an easy reality in the U.S., thanks to an abundance of amazing national parks.<p><i>by Valerie Conners, Condᅢᄅ Nast …

National Parks

Emergency alarms sound as Emirates and Etihad planes 'come within 25 SECONDS of collision' while flying over Arabian Sea

Two passenger jets allegedly came within 25 seconds of a mid-air collision over the Arabian Sea.<p>One of the carriers involved, Dubai-based Emirates, …

When Is the Cheapest Time to Fly Internationally?

Whether you're heading to the romantic cobblestone towns of Europe, the bustling cityscapes of Asia, the wild backcountry of Africa or somewhere else entirely, this breakdown of the most important points to remember when booking international flights from the United States is a must read.<p>Whether …

United States

Indonesia Prosecutors Not Seeking Death Penalty For Chicago Couple

<b>BALI, Indonesia (AP) —</b> Indonesian prosecutors on Tuesday sought jail sentences of 18 years for an American man and 15 years for his girlfriend if …

Indonesian Cops Burn Marijuana Mountain, Get Entire Town High!

In an attempt to get rid of an enormous stash of weed, Palmerah police officers set the 3.3 ton-pile of marijuana ablaze in the open. As a result …

Germanwings crash: DNA of 78 victims found

<b>Five days after Germanwings flight 4U 9525 crashed in the French Alps killing all 150 on board, investigators say they have isolated DNA of 78 victims.</b><p>However, they denied German media reports body parts of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz had been identified.<p>The cockpit voice recorder suggested he crashed …

Airplanes still one of the safest ways to travel

TORONTO – Despite some recent high-profile airplane losses and accidents, flying still continues to be one of the safest methods of</b> …

Air Canada

7 unbelievable reasons people have been thrown off planes

<i>By Sophie Forbes</i><p>Last week a British Airways flight from London to Dubai had to return to Heathrow Airport 40 minutes after takeoff after a “smelly …

British Airways

Lufthansa CEO: Faith in Our Pilots 'Not Touched by This Single Tragedy'

Europe<p>Usain Bolt takes on laws of physics in zero gravity race<p>00:56<p>Runway intruder sparks huge police chase at French airport<p>00:49<p>In the first papal visit to Ireland in 39 years, Pope Francis shares outrage over sex abuse scandals<p>02:00<p>Italian firefighters met with applause at funeral for Genoa …

Pope Francis

MH370 Disappears

On March 8, 2014, Malaysia Airlines confirmed that Flight 370, enroute from Kuala Lampur to Beijing, had disappeared from radar. The plane was carrying 227 passengers from 27 nations, and 12 crew members. Its disappearance sparked an immediate and massive search. Here, Indonesian navy pilots look …

Use Your Old Friendship Bracelet-Making Skills for This New Necklace

Stacking jewelry has to be one of our favorite trends and we are never letting it go! Layering delicate pieces together creates a new type of statement necklace and provides all different types of textures and colors. This is what inspired us to create this stacked fringe necklace. Wear it with a …

Jewelry

How to Make a Simple Sailor Knot Bracelet with Turquoise and Red Pearl Beads

If you are searching for simple but delicate beaded knot bracelet, you can look at this tutorial. No complicated beading technique, everyone can make …

The 10 Airlines With the Best Economy Class Food

When it comes to airline food, the changes have been colossal, with on-board meals graduating from processed dishes to fresh and healthy dining that's infused with the tastes and cultures of the airlines that offer them.<p>For most global travelers flying coach is a reality that's never going to …

Curries

German airline crash: 'You can hear he is trying to smash the door down'

The mystery surrounding this week's crash of a German airliner into the French Alps deepened Wednesday with a report suggesting the pilot may have been locked out of the cockpit before the crash.<p><b>UPDATE: French prosecutor says Germanwings copilot appeared to want to destroy the plane</b><p>The New York …