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Donald Trump Scolded By Russian State TV: ‘Do What We Say’ Or Russia Will Stop Backing You In Elections

A top Russian political expert speaking on that country's state-run TV has issued a warning to Donald Trump that Russia can cause him a 'headache' …

Donald Trump

Trump’s N-word tape is going to be Pussygate all over again | Arwa Mahdawi

<i>The Week in Patriarchy is a weekly roundup of what’s happening in the world of feminism and sexism. If you’re not already receiving it by email, make sure to subscribe.</i><p>Shocking news this week as it emerges the president of the United States may be a racist. Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former White …

Donald Trump

13 Powerful Landscape Photography Tips You Need To Know

The Internet is full of landscape photography tips but a lot of this information is about gear and post-processing. Many beginner and intermediate …

8,000-Year-Old Human Remains Reveal Surprising Ancestry Of People In Southeast Asia

An analysis of 26 ancient DNA samples has helped put a century-old deliberation to rest, unveiling when Southeast Asia was first populated and by …

How I Ran at a Tornado for the Photo of a Lifetime

This week marks the 10th anniversary of one of the most memorable, satisfying and career-changing days as a professional extreme-weather photographer.<p>…

Jeff Bezos Knows How to Run a Meeting. Here's How He Does It

When it comes to getting more out of business meetings, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos may have cracked the code.<p>Bad meetings: We've all experienced them. Whether it's poor planning, too much talking, or lack of preparation, bad meetings waste precious time and money.<p>But Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos …

Did another advanced species exist on Earth before humans?

New paper explains how we might go about looking for evidence of earlier civilizations.<p>Our Milky Way galaxy contains tens of billions of potentially habitable planets, but we have no idea whether we’re alone. For now Earth is the only world known to harbor life, and among all the living things on …

Universe

Earth's Terrifying Magnetic Field Reversal Just Got a New Timeline

Cue a collective sigh of relief.<p>There are easily a dozen ways the age of humans could come to an end. At this point, an antibiotic-resistant plague, …

"I'm 19. He's 34. He promised to leave his wife for me."

<i>This story is part of a series called</i> <i>Craigslist Confessional</i><i>. Writer Helena Bala started meeting people via Craigslist in 2014 and has been documenting their stories ever since. Each story is written as it was told to her. Bala says that by listening to their stories, she hopes to bear witness to</i> …

Relationships

Digital Natives Mural by Ben Johnston

We would love to share some of the recent work from our good friend Ben Johnston who is a designer & letterer from Toronto, Ontario. It's always an …

Soak in views of the Indian Himalayas at this bamboo-clad hotel villa

Perched high in the mountains of Uttarakhand, India sits The Kumaon, a rustic yet elegant hotel with breathtaking Himalayan views. Zowa Architects …

Architecture

Trump Should Be Worried by Cohen Probe. Really Worried.

Make no mistake: The presidency of Donald Trump has hit a major inflection point with the investigation of his personal lawyer Michael Cohen by federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York.<p>Until now, Trump personally was in jeopardy only if special counsel Robert Mueller’s team in …

Donald Trump

Photo appears to show mysterious ‘beast’ on the prowl

A mysterious “half human, half animal” creature has been caught on camera after it was said to have savaged two dogs.<p>The beast is reported to have …

Paranormal

Native American Tribe on U.S.-Mexico Border Blocks Trump's National Guard Troops From Its Lands

There’s at least 75 miles of the U.S.‐Mexico border where National Guard troops can’t go, no matter what President Donald Trump says.<p>The Tohono …

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Gig Economy

'They are strong and attractive': Vespa Club Uganda – in pictures

Once seen as a status symbol in Uganda and the capital Kampala, the iconic Piaggio Vespa is now derided as an anachronism. For devotees, though, old habits die hard

Die Hard

Six eerie stories of what happens when you die - from people who've been 'brought back to life'

You might actually KNOW that you are dead for quite a long time after you die, according to a chilling new study.<p>Researchers have discovered you may …

FBI Special Agent in Charge Who Has Testified in Front of Nunes Responds to Biggest Claims in Memo

FBI Special Agent in Charge Frank Montoya Jr. spent more than 25 years in the FBI, retiring in September 2016.<p>During his time in the FBI, he filled a …

Surveillance

Watch a Drone Lighting Rig Illuminate a Desert with 150,000 Lumens

“The Dying Of The Light” is a new 4.5-minute short film by photographer and aerial cinematographer Ian Montgomery, who recently took a powerful drone …

How to Create a Double Exposure in Photoshop

Mark Duffy is an Irish photographer, graphic designer, and drummer with a shaved head and a glorious beard. He has a pretty slick new YouTube channel …

If Glowing Skin Luscious Hair Are What You Desire, Eat These 19 Foods Everyday

While we're all obsessed about the newest cosmetic fads in the market, we often forget that the most fantastic products for better skin and hair …

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry hears 'white-passing' appearance changes police response

Family members of a murdered Inuk woman said Monday that merely appearing to be white often heightens police and public interest in a crime or missing person case involving an aboriginal person.<p>Loretta Saunders' sister Delilah Saunders and their mother Meriam made the comments as they described the …

This 2-Move, 10-Minute Workout Is All About Sculpting Yo Booty

We need to be honest right off the bat: this workout is intense. It's short and just two moves, but man, your lower body is going to be <i>on fire</i>. Grab a medium-size kettlebell (I used 26 pounds), set the timer for 10 minutes, and let's go!<p>The Workout<p>These are the only two exercises you'll …

Indigenous Australians most ancient civilisation on Earth, extensive DNA study confirms

The first extensive study of Indigenous Australians' DNA dates their origin to more than 50,000 years ago, backing the claim that they are the most ancient continuous civilisation on Earth.<p>Scientists used the genetic traces of the mysterious early humans that are left in the DNA of modern …

Rising Ocean Temperatures Are Making Us Sick

Deadly marine bacteria are proliferating in warmer waters, prompting "unprecedented" outbreaks in the U.S. and Europe, a study finds.<p>Rising ocean temperatures may be making us ill and it’s only getting worse.<p>Warmth-loving marine bacteria are growing in abundance and posing an increased risk to …

Global Warming

An epic Middle East heat wave could be global warming’s hellish curtain-raiser

By Hugh Naylor<p>, Correspondent<p>BAGHDAD — Record-shattering temperatures this summer have scorched countries from Morocco to Saudi Arabia and beyond, as climate experts warn that the severe weather could be a harbinger of worse to come.<p>In coming decades, U.N. officials and climate scientists predict …

Study: Pacific coast was route for colonizing the Americas

NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers have found new evidence that the first Americans migrated south from Alaska via the Pacific coast, rather than a route …

In Focus: Two Views of the World's Youngest Country, Troubled South Sudan

This summer, South Sudan celebrates in fifth anniversary.For half its existence, however, the world’s youngest country has been embroiled in a civil …

Sun Has Likely Entered New Evolutionary Phase, Say Astronomers

The Sun has likely already entered into a new unpredicted long-term phase of its evolution as a hydrogen-burning main sequence star — one characterized by magnetic sputtering indicative of a more quiescent middle-age. Or so say the authors of a new paper submitted to <i>The Astrophysical Journal …

33 Life Lessons We Learned From Home Design in 2015

This year, <b>we stretched the limits of how we nest</b>—to do so with more ambition, intentionality, and style than we ever have before.<p>Sarah built and stained her own table, Kenzi got down and dirty with paint and shelves, Amanda wallpapered a room, Leslie transformed her tiny kitchen nook, Alexis proved …