Caroline Orinda

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Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

Digital Literacy on Kenya's Frontier

Kio tablets in action<p>Kiltamany Primary School is your typical forgotten school. A 20km dusty path from Archer’s Post leads to a small village between …

Aarhus: Denmark's new culinary capital

Geographically, Aarhus lies in the centre of Denmark, on the east coast of the Jutland peninsula. In gastronomic terms, however, the country’s second city has historically been sidelined by the culinary might of its capital, Copenhagen, the home of the “New Nordic” movement and chef Rene Redzepi’s …

21 Deliciously Warming West African Dishes You Should Be Eating This Winter

November's Ghana be tasty.

11 Memorable Train Journeys in Africa, From Cairo To Cape Town

Courtesy of Rovos Rail<p>The train is not the most popular -- nor the most efficient -- way to travel in Africa, but its aura of faded bygone glamour makes it a must for those who are fans of slow travel. Yes, there are quicker ways to get from point A to point B, but these noteworthy train journeys …

Watermelon May Be the Most Unnatural, Yet Delicious Fruit

The Plate<p>The watermelon, according to Australian chemist James Kennedy, may just possibly be the most unnatural fruit in the world. What Kennedy means is that the watermelon, in the hands of humans, has been changed so significantly that it’s now nothing like the original fruit.<p>Fans of the British …

How to get your PC ready for Windows 10

It's almost Christmas morning for Microsoft Windows users.<p>Come Wednesday, many will be treated to a whole new operating system, Windows 10. There's a …

Dying for Christianity: millions at risk amid rise in persecution across the globe

Christianity,Religion,Pope Francis,Egypt,Syria,North Korea,Nigeria,Kenya,Africa,Asia Pacific,Catholicism,Middle East and North Africa,The papacy,World news,Sudan<p>Increase in murder, as well as rape, torture and discrimination, has led the pope to warn of a ‘form of genocide’<p>Christians are facing …

Christianity

Obama Electrifies Kenyan Youth With a Speech From the Heart

Jonathan Ernst—Reuters<p>Evan Vucci—AP<p>Jonathan Ernst—Reuters<p>Evan Vucci—AP<p>Saul Loeb—AFP/Getty Images<p>Tiksa Negeri—Reuters<p>Jonathan Ernst—Reuters<p>Daniel …

President Uhuru Kenyatta roots for increased Kenya-Zambia trade

<b>Lusaka, Zambia:</b> President Uhuru Kenyatta has called for increased trade between Kenya and Zambia, saying the move would boost bilateral relations for …

Uhuru wins continental award

In Summary<p>President Paul Kagame of Rwanda is a previous recipient of the award.<br>• AASU student leaders drawn from 12 local universities presented the …

Africa

EL James heads to Texas for rare signing event as fourth novel, Grey, is released

Sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey, told from Christian’s perspective, is Amazon.co.uk’s most pre-ordered book of the year

Liverpool news: Raheem Sterling 'caught using laughing gas' again

Reports emerges alleging that Sterling has been pictured again inhaling nitrous oxide, only months after the last similar furore<p>Liverpool have declined to comment on fresh allegations that unsettled striker Raheem Sterling has again been inhaling laughing gas.<p>The 20-year-old England international, …

Elon Musk stars on The Simpsons

Where does Elon Musk, the man behind Tesla Motors, SpaceX and PayPal, get his breakthrough ideas? Would you believe Homer Simpson?<p>That was the premise of "The Musk that Fell to Earth," the latest episode of "The Simpsons" which aired Sunday night and gave Musk a starring role.<p>In the show, Musk …

Elon Musk

Fasting facts: is the 5:2 diet too good to be true?

More than a year since they first hit the bookshops, 5:2 diet books are still bestsellers on Amazon. As a result, it is not uncommon to witness people, with that odd wind-tunnel facial effect of rapid weight loss, dishing up spaghetti fashioned from courgettes while excitedly apologising for any …

Holistic Medicine

Researchers Discover An Ancient Replica Of Our Solar System

The finding is good news for the search for intelligent alien life<p>Deep within the bowels of our Milky Way Galaxy, there is another solar system that is like a miniature replica of our own. Except this planetary system is just a tad older — by about 7 billion years.<p>Using images and data collected by …

Planets

Van Gogh and the decision that changed art history

In 1878 Van Gogh was a struggling would-be preacher. At his lowest ebb, he began to draw. Alastair Sooke looks back at this pivotal moment in history.<p>In the spring of 1878, Vincent van Gogh turned 25. As he looked back over his short life, the Dutchman found little to celebrate among the meagre …

Art