Ben Colon

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Mongolia's lost secrets in pictures: the golden eagle hunters

The Altai Mountains run from Siberia in Russia all the way down to Mongolia’s Gobi Desert. An enormous mountain range, it covers a vast area of over 16,000 kilometres and is studded with huge glacial lakes and permanently snow-covered peaks that rise above 4,500m. One of the world’s last true …

Loneliness

Scottish woman who married Isis fighter 'wants to become a martyr'

Parents of privately educated Aqsa Mahmood tell CNN she travelled to Syria from Glasgow to join Isis and does not intend to return<p>A Scottish woman who travelled to Syria and married an Islamic State (Isis) fighter told her parents she wanted to become a martyr and would see them again on the "day …

8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

Moleskine Embraces Livescribe Smartpens

Livescribe has long been a purveyor of smart pens that blur the boundaries between physical and digital. And today, it’s been revealed that Moleskine is now embracing its technology too, with Livescribe-compatible notebooks.<p>The new Livescribe Notebooks look familiar on the surface to anyone who’s …

Who's A Citizen? The Question Dividing The Island Of Hispaniola

Anderson Desir, 9, shares a dream with many boys his age in the Dominican Republic: He wants to grow up and play baseball in <i>la liga grande</i>, otherwise known as American Major League Baseball.<p>But there's an important difference between Anderson and the 80 Dominican kids from his summer baseball …

3 rules to spark learning

It took a life-threatening condition to jolt chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam out of ten years of "pseudo-teaching" to understand the true role of …

Teaching

Border Patrol Union Mocks Immigrant Children On Twitter

The union representing U.S. Border Patrol agents appeared to mock immigrant children in a tweet on Saturday morning.<p>The tweet has since been deleted, but the union's Twitter account later defended the group from charges of racism.<p>Nearly 50,000 children have been caught crossing the border without …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …