Gareth D'Angelo

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11 Life-Changing Trips to Take in Your 30s

Your 30s are a magical time. You’re a fully formed adult, with all the responsibility that adulthood entails, but you might also have disposable …

Donald Trump’s Fictional America

I grew up surrounded by Chávez’s alternate reality. Now I’m watching one consume the United States.<p>“S<i>peech is a powerful lord that with the smallest and most invisible body accomplished most godlike works. It can banish fear and remove grief, and instill pleasure and enhance pity. Divine sweetness</i> …

Hillary Clinton

We looked at the new national security adviser’s writings. Turns out he’s the anti-Bannon.

Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, President Donald Trump’s new national security adviser, is a celebrated warrior — in one famous Gulf War battle, the unit he commanded destroyed 28 Iraqi tanks without suffering a single casualty. He’s also, perhaps surprisingly, a celebrated scholar, too. He received a PhD …

Got a Craving? Here's What Your Body Actually Wants You to Eat

Stop cravings in their tracks by decoding what they really mean.

The Most Patriotic Act of Treason in American History?

As President Nixon’s list of enemies grew long and his grip on reality fragile, one prominent member of his government prepared the military to …

Samantha Bee Investigates Trump's History With an Entire Country That Seems to Hate Him

On the latest episode of <b>Full Frontal With Samantha Bee</b>, the late-night host sent British comedian Amy Hoggart to investigate President Donald Trump's rocky history with the people of Scotland. The dual-citizen comedian also narrated the hilarious segment, which starts with a look back at Trump's …

Scottish Government

We asked all 50 governor’s offices if they’d share immigration data with Trump administration

Only three state governors indicated they would end data-sharing programs<p>Last week, a leaked draft of an executive order from the Trump administration indicated that the administration might seek to deport undocumented immigrants determined to be a “public charge” — defined as someone who relies on …

Kushner, a shadow diplomat, pulls the strings on U.S.-Mexico talks

The scene in the Oval Office was remarkable: The foreign minister of Mexico - the very country that Donald Trump had turned into a campaign-trail piñata - huddled with now-President Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner.<p>The men were debating what Trump would say in a speech later that day as he …

Donald Trump

Brazil Faces Collapse If Reforms Stall, Says House Speaker

Brazil’s democracy is at risk of collapse if it fails to approve fundamental reforms to its pension system and labor laws, the speaker of the lower …

Mexico warns citizens in US after woman deported

<b>Mexico is warning its citizens in the US to "take precautions" following the deportation of a Mexican woman who had lived in the US for more than 20 years.</b><p>In a statement, the foreign ministry said the case of Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos illustrated "the new reality".<p>The mother-of-two was detained on …

Biggest Threat to Mexico’s Economic Well-Being Isn’t Trump, Say Some of the Country’s Economists

The U.S.-educated Mexican economists who negotiated the trade pact in the 1980s are worried more about their own country’s protectionist tendencies than about Donald Trump<p>As a high-school student in northern Mexico in the 1970s, Ildefonso Guajardo marked the start of each new academic year with a …

Economy

Chaos in Brazil: More to Come?

Things are not well in Brazil. The country’s social and economic tensions are rising and seem increasingly prone to erupt into violence. For the past six days, for instance, there has been a frenzy of looting, mugging, rioting, and murder in and around Vitória, which anchors a metropolitan area of …

Lightning Meets Lava in These Incredible Images by Nature Photographer Hernando Rivera

Hernando Rivera is a graphic designer and nature photographer living in Mexico, and he recently made a series of amazing photos of lightning striking …

Nature Photography

Hundreds of mysterious ancient earthworks found in the Amazon

<b>Deforestation has revealed the large geometrical geoglyphs built over 2,000 years ago – their discovery holds valuable lessons for today.</b><p>The Amazon …

16 Essentials for Surviving Abroad

If you’ve spent any significant time overseas, you know that it’s not just getting lost in the backcountry that you have to worry about. Often the smaller, less extreme problems present the biggest challenges. Take it from someone who learned the hard way. I used to think emergency travel kits were …

Land totaling the size of Connecticut has been targeted in a new bill in the Republican House, uniting hunters and conservationists in opposition<p>Now that Republicans have quietly drawn a path to give away much of Americans’ public land, US representative Jason Chaffetz of Utah has introduced what …

Forests

Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

It's National Plan For Vacation Day. So what are you waiting for?<p>Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign …

Want to understand what Trump and Bannon are up to? Look to the Russian Revolution of 1917

The key to a successful insurrection, Vladimir Lenin wrote three days before the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, was the seizure of the telephone and telegraph. Every Soviet child, including myself, learned this dictum in the fourth grade.<p>In the 21st century, I never thought I’d have reason to …

Donald Trump

Ancient Mayan Superhighways Found in the Guatemala Jungle

The network of roads dates as far back as 600 B.C., and is regarded as the foundation of the first state-level society in the Western Hemisphere.<p>An …

Sober Dating: 8 Amazing Things That Happen

When “Let’s grab drinks” feels like a natural follow-up to “Hi, how are you?,” saying it's difficult to navigate the world of dating while sober is an understatement, despite the fact that it's estimated that about 30 percent of all Americans don't consume any alcohol. While some are in recovery, …

This coffee-avocado smoothie recipe might be the best thing to happen to your mornings

The mornings that allow for sitting and savoring a hot cup of coffee <i>and</i> a plate of avocado toast are to be treasured. But the reality is that the …

US-Mexico trade war could hit Mexico economy, spur migration

MEXICO CITY (AP) — If President Donald Trump makes good on threats to gut NAFTA and impose stiff tariffs on Mexican goods, economists say he risks a …

26 places you should visit before they disappear forever

But because of climate change and human carelessness, some of them are in danger of disappearing in the next 100 years — or even sooner.<p>From Patagonia's glaciers to Africa's Congo Basin, these threatened natural wonders span the globe.<p>Keep scrolling to see where you should visit sooner rather than …

Dispute over border wall plunges U.S. into crisis with Mexico, as Mexican president scraps White House visit

One of America’s most important strategic relationships plunged to a new low Thursday when an escalating dispute over a proposed wall on the<p>U.S.-Mexico borderprompted Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to cancel a planned visit to the White House.<p>President Trump has been in office barely a week, …

From one American to another: with Trump as President, we must travel

“So, what do you think of the White Supremacy movement in America?”<p>The question came out of nowhere, lobbied across the table by a Mexican librarian …

Tutorial: How to Fake a Tilt-Shift ‘Look’ in Post and Miniaturize the World

If you love those timelapses that make our great big world look tiny—people scurrying around Manhattan like ants, or airplanes moving around an …

Here Are 10 “Must Know” Photoshop Features for Those Who Are Serious About Photography (VIDEO)

Photographer Nathaniel Dodson is one of our go-to sources of helpful tutorials that unlock the secrets of Photoshop. In the comprehensive video …

Harvard's complete photography course is now available for free online [updated]

If your resolution for 2017 is to take better photographs than your current blurry, badly composed effort, you’ll want to check out this free MOOC from Harvard University –the school where Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates cut their teeth.<p>ALISON – one of the many repositories of online learning …