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Mississippi law opens a new front in the battle over gay rights

As the state-by-state battle over gay rights rolls on, Mississippi's governor has signed a "religious freedom" law that may go further than any other state in clearing the way for businesses and government workers to deny basic services to LGBT couples.<p>The Mississippi law, signed Tuesday by Gov. …

LGBTQI

A Woman Has Been Reunited With Her Cat 6 Months After It Went Missing In A Fire

"A wonderful reminder to never give up hope."<p>The horrific blaze in Lake County, California, destroyed nearly 2,000 structures and killed four people before it was contained in October.<p>Nancy had last seen Muscat when she was evacuated from her home, veterinary staff said. But on Thursday, she …

An 'Adventure Time' Clone Army and Other Hallucinogenic GIFs

It's like Picasso, Miró, and Pen Ward took acid and had a baby.<p>Thousands of cartoon faces undulate like waves on the ocean, smiling, laughing, and morphing in a neverending loop. It's a friendly face, Finn the Human from beloved animated show <i>Adventure Time</i>—but wait, looking closer it appears that …

Oscar-winning former child star Patty Duke dies, age 69

Patty Duke, the teen who won an Oscar for <i>The Miracle Worker</i> and later played "identical cousins" in her own TV sitcom, has died. She was 69.<p>The news was confirmed Tuesday by one of her representatives, Mitchell Stubbs.<p>"Anna 'Patty Duke' Pearce passed away this morning March 29, 2016 at 1:20 am," …

Stereoscopic GIFs Get Trippy Makeovers with Neural Network Imaging

The artistic duo The Current Sea let a neural network work its magic on 3D wiggle GIFs.<p>Stereoscopic photography, a type of primitive 3D imaging and proto-GIF, dates back to the 1800s. Also called wiggle stereoscopy, or wiggle 3D, the technique makes for some great animated GIFs. Now The Current …

Using Samsung Pay makes me feel like a rock star -- and you should be one, too

"Sorry, ma'am, you can't use NFC payments over 30 quid."<p>That from the pimply young waiter at a London restaurant too hip for its own good. I just smiled, placed the Samsung Galaxy S7 I was testing over the handheld payment card portal, and said "Let's see what happens."<p>What happened was that a …

Samsung Pay

Photojournalism from Brussels, Berlin, Brazzaville, Beijing, Benghazi and Buenos Aires – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Buenos Aires

Flipboard Magazines Turn 3!

When people recommend stories, our interest is piqued. We are more inclined to invest the time in an article or video when it comes with some validation. By handpicking stories for friends or recommending articles to communities, we are curating. This curation of content has become a growing theme; …

How I Meditate: Wellness Expert Nikki Sharp Shares Her Practice

<i>Wellness blogger and health coach Nikki Sharp is on a mission to spread the message of healthy living for the mind, body, and soul. A big part of her</i> …

What Causes Love to Go Away?

Q<p>What does it take to sustain a happy and successful relationship/marriage?<p>A<p>Although the differences between men and women have been much emphasized, …

Therapy can actually make things worse for some people

For all the talk about dangerous side effects from medication, you rarely hear about negative consequences from psychological treatment. But researchers have found a significant minority of people who feel they are worse off after therapy.<p>A team led by mental health research professor Mike …

19 Ridiculously Cute Gifts For Cat Collectors

<3 Neko Atsume 4 eva <3<p>If Neko Atsume gives you life, treat yo' self to one of these cartoon kitty gifts.

Do the puzzles, say the purveyors of pricey brain training apps, and you’ll boost memory and concentration. Researchers have put their claims to the test<p>Everything you do changes your brain. Even reading this article. Right now, wherever you are, looking at these words is shaping and modifying the …

The Brain

How to raise a feminist child

Byron Hurt and his wife are raising their six-year-old daughter to have feminist sensibilities.<p>This means nurturing her innate qualities and …

Feminism

Oresegun Olumide: The Nigerian artist making a splash - CNN Style

Written by By Esra Gurkan, for CNN.<p>Water droplets slide down the faces of children as they stare directly at what you could easily believe is a camera.<p>In fact, they are all paintings by Lagos-born Nigerian artist Oresegun Olumide.<p>The hyperrealism created in the oil paintings makes his work seem so …

The 'Criminal' Black Lesbian: Where Does This Damaging Stereotype Come From?

Since the Black Lives Matter movement gained national attention in 2013, organizers have pushed to prioritize voices of black queer and transgender women. Two of the three founders identify as queer, and along with drawing attention to numerous brutal murders of transgender women of color, they …

Hallowed leader's name behind U.S. student's jailing in North Korea | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. student sentenced to 15 years of hard labor by North Korea’s supreme court was convicted for trying to steal a banner invoking former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, state media footage of the trial indicates.<p>The court sentenced the student, Otto Warmbier, on Wednesday …

Germany Closes Diplomatic Buildings in Turkey After 'Terror Attack' Tip-Off

ISTANBUL — Germany closed its two main diplomatic buildings in Turkey after receiving "very serious leads" that terror attacks were being prepared against its interests in the country, the country's foreign minister said Thursday.<p>Frank-Walter Steinmeier told reporters in Berlin that Germany's …

John Kerry: ISIS responsible for genocide

<b>(CNN) —</b> Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that the United States has determined that ISIS' action against the Yazidis and other minority groups in Iraq and Syria constitutes genocide.<p>"My purpose here today is to assert in my judgment, (ISIS) is responsible for genocide against groups in …

Obama Administration

Hungry Fox Dives into Snow Like It's Water

PetsMarch 17, 2016<p>Hungry Fox Dives into Snow Like It's Water<p>This red fox in Hayden Valley of the Yellowstone National Park was probably looking for …

The Robots At Fukushima Are Dying

Prince William: I Predict Teen Prince George Will Be a 'Bit of a Bum' in Africa

Prince William hopes his children will someday join his conservation crusade – and paints a vivid picture of a teenage Prince George.<p>“I’d definitely …

Michelle Obama 'This Is For My Girls' charity single arrives

Just before her keynote address at the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas on Wednesday, First Lady Michelle Obama dropped a new …

Michelle Obama

North Korea sentences U-Va. student to 15 years of hard labor in prison

SEOUL — White House and U.S. State Department officials have urged the North Korean government to pardon and release a University of Virginia student being held there, saying his 15-year sentence in prison with hard labor for trying to steal a propaganda sign was unduly harsh and amounts to using …

A big night for Clinton, as she sweeps all five states

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Tuesday was always supposed to be one of the most important nights in the Democratic presidential primary race, but for …

Madonna writes Instagram note about drunk rumors

Madonna wants to make fans very clear about one thing: She hasn’t been performing “drunk or high” during her latest set of shows.<p>In a new Instagram …

Madonna

Angelina Jolie, in Lebanon, says world has failed refugees

BEIRUT (AP) — Angelina Jolie, the Hollywood actress and special envoy for the U.N.'s refugee agency, said Tuesday that the international community …