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What You Need to Know About Palawan, the "Best Island in the World"

Warning: These pictures will give you serious wanderlust.<p>If you're thinking of where to go on your next tropical beach getaway, you may want to look a little farther than the Caribbean.<p>For the second time, the Palawan archipelago in the Philippines has been named "Best Island in the World" by the …

Michelle Obama: From Reluctant Political Spouse To Pop Culture Icon

From the get-go, Michelle Obama was the reluctant political spouse.<p>She was apparently "not thrilled from the very beginning about Barack Obama's political career," going back to when he was an Illinois state senator, according to Peter Slevin, the author of a biography about Michelle Obama.<p>But, …

Michelle Obama

7 of the Best Free Icon Packs to Make Your Android’s Home Screen Cooler | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Openness, customization, adaptability, and freedom are just a few words to describe Android. It’s got apps and tools that can completely revamp the …

Good Green Design Doesn't Have To Be Expensive: The M&M; House

All photos via 100Khouse<p>I have not paid nearly enough attention to the work of Postgreen, the Philadelphia developers of economical and very …

The Man Who Captured Time

Eadweard Muybridge revealed a new universe of motion with his camera, but history has largely obscured his extraordinary accomplishments with photography.<p>The first humans who put paint on stone drew deer, buffalo, horses. They drew all the beasts man knew, and they painted them running.<p>It started …

Scientists capture rare images of wolverine in Sierra Nevada

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Scientists following up on a rare wolverine sighting in the Sierra Nevada set up cameras and captured video of the animal …

Wildlife

50 Years After His Death, Architect’s Buildings Are Still Shaping History

Seventeen projects designed by Le Corbusier have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.<p>Le Corbusier, the pioneering modernist architect who is lionized for his ideas as much as his buildings, got another boost this week when his body of work joined the ranks of cultural landmarks like the …

Le Corbusier

The Origins of the Universe Get Remixed in this Short Animation

Digital artist Philat Matveev shows us his version of the book of Genesis.<p>Genesis. from Philat Matveev on Vimeo.<p>Digital artist Philat Matveev reflects on the world’s origins through an animated short film that acts as a visual interpretation of the first 50 chapters of the Bible to recount the …

Tim Kaine greets crowd in Spanish as Clinton introduces VP pick in Miami

Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s newly minted running mate, had barely taken his place at the podium in Miami when he started speaking Spanish.<p>Who is Tim Kaine? Clinton's 'smart political pick' for VP a bipartisan favorite<p>Read more<p>“Bienvenidos a todos en nuestro pais, porque somos Americanos todos,” …

Government

Pandora struggles to find new footing as music streaming becomes commoditized

Pandora, in a story we’ve seen before with many other maturing companies, is facing an existential crisis.<p>The company now finds itself fighting for its life against competition from the core platforms its service exists on: Android and iOS. Both of them — and Amazon as well — have launched their …

Moto Z and Z Force Droid review: The risks are mostly worth it

Ever since the original Moto X came out, I've been fascinated by Motorola. We saw one of the biggest, oldest brands in communications take a long, hard look at where it's been and chart a thoughtful path forward. Flash forward a few years (and a few Moto Xs) and wouldn't you know it? Motorola …

Florida May Have Its First Zika Virus Outbreak

Florida health officials said Tuesday they were investigating a possible case of Zika that wasn’t carried back by a traveler.<p>If it's confirmed, it would be the first evidence that Zika has spread to mosquitoes in the continental U.S. All cases up to now have been in people who traveled to …

Public Health

Turkey's Post-Coup-Attempt Purge Widens As Arrests And Firings Grow

Turkey's government says it is removing from government institutions anyone it considers loyal to Fethullah Gulen, an elderly Turkish cleric who has been living in eastern Pennsylvania since the late 1990s.<p>Turkish officials are blaming Gulen, who has a large following inside and outside Turkey, for …

South Asia

The Tiny Irish Island That Will Welcome American Refugees

Inishturk, Ireland, has a population of 58 and its people—according to a widely circulated Internet rumor—have offered refuge to any Americans who want to flee from a Donald Trump presidency. This charming documentary by MEL Films, <i>Make Inishturk Great Again</i>, takes us to the sparsely inhabited …

Police swarm Cleveland square amid protests from across political spectrum

Hundreds of police swarmed Cleveland’s Public Square on Tuesday afternoon as dozens of competing groups from across the political spectrum jostled for attention in the city centre creating occasionally tense and often surreal scenes.<p>Eight militiamen from the radical constitutionalist group the West …

Justice