Diana Anaud

13 Flips | 2 Magazines | @DianaAnaud | Keep up with Diana Anaud on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Diana Anaud”

Earth has a brand-new continent called Zealandia, and it's been hiding in plain sight for ages

Kids are frequently taught that seven continents exist: Africa, Asia, Antarctica, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America.<p>Geologists, who look at the rocks (and tend to ignore the humans), group Europe and Asia into a supercontinent — Eurasia— making for a total of six geologic …

Earth Science

10 random facts about the earth that will blow your mind

Earth Day might not be until April, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still talk about it. There are a LOT of things going on these days, so why not …

There’s A Reason This Easy Cheesecake Recipe Is Going Viral

Game. Changer.<p>Cheesecake, in its most traditional form, can be quite the labor of love. Not only is it time consuming and fragile (there’s a very real crack risk), the recipes themselves can be extremely complicated.<p>This, friends, is not one of those recipes.<p>A Japanese cheesecake recipe, shared by …

Dessert

6 Golden Rules for Choosing the Perfect Travel Backpack

Picking the perfect backpack is a very important part of a perfect trip. There are many options available in backpacks, and those different sizes and materials are sure to confuse anyone. Having the wrong backpack would mean an uncomfortable holiday and carrying on with an awkward bag throughout …

Look Up Tonight! The Draconids Meteor Shower Peaks After Sunset

Look up tonight, October 7, and you might notice the sky filled with shooting stars—or you might not notice anything at all. Them's the breaks with …

Meteor Showers

Stocks end lower to cap first weekly loss in a month

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended slightly lower on Wall Street on Friday, giving the market its first weekly decline in a month.<p>The market edged up in …

Stock Markets

Russia makes formal complaint to the UN over speech criticising Donald Trump as 'a demagogue'

Russia lodged a formal complaint with the United Nations over a condemnation of Donald Trump by one of its officials, it emerged on Friday.<p>Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, issued a verbal “demarche” to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in a private meeting on Sept 13, …

Donald Trump

US accuses Russia of trying to interfere with 2016 election

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Obama administration said Friday it was "confident" that Russia was behind recent hackings of emails about upcoming US elections in an attempt to interfere with the process.<p>The announcement marks the first time the US administration has officially accused Russia of hacking …

Russia

Philippine President Says He'll Open Trade Alliances With China, Russia

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday that he's interested in offering trade alliances and long-term land leases to China and Russia.<p>Duterte said he realized he'd be "crossing the Rubicon" with the U.S., his country's close ally and former colonial ruler.<p>"I am not really going to break …

Asia

South Korea prosecutors seek arrest warrant for Lotte Group chairman | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors asked a court on Monday to approve an arrest warrant for the chairman of the Lotte Group conglomerate on suspicion of embezzlement and breach of trust, a prosecution source with direct knowledge of the matter said.<p>FILE PHOTO - Lotte Group Chairman Shin …

South Korea

India Announces It Will Ratify The Paris Climate Agreement

This is a major step toward putting the agreement into effect.<p>For the carbon-cutting rules set forth in the agreement to go into effect, it must be …

UN Takes No Action on Syria After Arguments Erupt Over Aleppo, Western Ambassadors Walk Out

Even as dozens more died in Aleppo, Syria, an emergency session of the U.N. Security Council in New York City ended with no action having been taken as Russia clashed openly with representatives from the United States, Britain and France.<p>All three Western powers heaped blame Sunday on Moscow for …

Middle East