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Travel Hack: How to Get Your Luggage First at Baggage Claim

We've all been there — arriving to an exciting destination after enduring a really long flight, only to end up waiting what feels like hours more at …

Robert Mugabe's Inner Circle Implodes

Could a real plan to succeed Zimbabwe’s nonagenarian ruler emerge from his apparent ouster?<p>Robert Mugabe, the only head of state that Zimbabwe has ever known in its 37-year existence, is this morning under house arrest. Although the military insists that this is not a coup, it has all the hallmarks …

Robert Mugabe

Read the full transcript of President Obama's farewell speech

Here is an unedited transcript of President Obama's prepared remarks during his farewell address in Chicago, as provided by the White House.<p>---<p>It's good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we've received over the past few weeks. But tonight …

Political Science

Compact house in Mexico City makes the most of a 380-square-foot lot

A graphic black-and-white facade hints at the home’s minimalist interior<p>Built with a footprint measuring just 35.64 square meters (about 383 square feet), the Xomali House in Mexico City contains a series of modern, storage-concealing spaces spread across three floors. Designed by local firm DMP …

Creative design makes this B.C. social housing project ‘tenant-proof’

The building at the corner of Helmcken and Richards streets in Vancouver looks like an average new condo: sharp modern design, acid-green panels lighting up the putty-grey exterior, roof garden perched high above.<p>In fact, Jubilee House is social housing. And not just another serviceable …

15 Herbs That Grow in Shade

comments (13) May 14th, 2014 in Gallery<p><b>AllisonTaylor</b>, member<p>20 users recommend<p>Londoners often excuse themselves with the bad weather when you ask …

After Long Absence, Banksy's Rat Is Back in San Francisco

When <b>Banksy's "Haight Street Rat"</b> first appeared on the side of the Haight bed-and-breakfast the Red Victorian back in 2010, the building's owners planned to repaint the side of their building, eliminating the famous graffiti artist's anti-establishment rodent. Prior to its scheduled destruction, …

San Francisco

Business Writing

We asked a few writers and editors to choose some of their favorite stories of the year in specific categories. Here, the best in business …

Science | The Guardian

Science<p>Nazneen Rahman resigned from post before disciplinary action could be taken<p>Former Time Team presenter and anthropologist Alice Roberts says we ‘overegg the uniqueness of humans compared with other animals’<p>Sarah-Jayne Blakemore’s studies of the adolescent brain have won her awards. So when …

Solar Panels

California drought puts water thievery on rise

As California’s drought has grown more extreme this year, so have efforts to obtain water — some now veering toward the criminal.<p>Parched places like the East Bay hills have experienced not only an increase in water thefts in recent months, authorities say, but a bump in brazenness.<p>In San Ramon, for …

San Francisco