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Hubble captures triple solar eclipse on Jupiter

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Hubble space telescope peers hundreds, thousands, millions of light-years into the universe to study novas, quasars and nebulas.<p>But weeks ago, it pulled its focus way in close -- to just light-minutes away -- to view a rare and beautiful spectacle at the planet Jupiter.<p>Three big moons …

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Ferguson protests spread coast to coast - CNN.com

<i>Are protests taking place near you? Please share photos, videos and thoughts with CNN iReport if you can do so safely.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- The sparks of outrage that started in Ferguson, Missouri, have ignited a firestorm of protests across the country and beyond.<p>But the furor isn't just about one grand jury's …

Syria rebels name slain leader's replacement

Ahrar al-Sham, a Syrian rebel group, has announced its new leadership after it lost its top brass during a bomb attack on a high-level meeting in Idlib province.<p>Hassan Abboud, the head of Ahrar al-Sham, was among up to 45 people killed in an underground bunker near an ammunition dump outside Ram …

Shelling near two cities rocks fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

Shelling hit areas near two key cities in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, intensifying fears that a ceasefire that took effect less than two days ago may be falling apart.<p>The fledgling truce between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels began Friday evening, and both sides were already …

Modi's first 100 days looked more like Manmohan's than Vajpayee's

The new prime minister hasn't faced a major crisis or unveiled a startlingly new policy.<p>For the last week, Indian newspapers, channels and websites …

Hair How-To: The Messy Bun

For days that you pushed snooze one too many times.<p>Kathryn Wirsing<p><b>Step 1.</b> Start with second day or air-dried hair.<p><b>Step 2.</b> Separate the front pieces of your hair.<p><b>Step 3 and 4.</b> Next, part the rest of your hair into two sections and then tie into a knot.<p><b>Step 5 and 6.</b> Continue to repeat knoting your …

Egypt dissolves Brotherhood's political wing

An Egyptian court has ordered the dissolution of the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the political wing of the already banned Muslim Brotherhood movement.<p>The Supreme Administrative Court, in its ruling on Saturday, ordered "the dissolution of the Freedom and Justice Party because it broke the law …

Israel

Makeup How-To: White Eyeliner

A mod look that also helps you look more wide awake.<p>Kathryn Wirsing<p><b>Step 1.</b> Wear with a thick black top winged liner.<p><b>Step 2.</b> Apply a white kohl eyeliner to the inner corner of the eye.<p><b>Step 3.</b> Apply under the bottom lashes and in the waterline ensuring to use thick strokes.<p><b>Step 4.</b> Apply mascara to …

Makeup

4 Crazy-Effective Cardio Butt Exercises

Sometimes you don't have time for a full cardio workout <i>and to</i> do some legit strength-training. But you can kill two birds with one stone.<p>The exercise circuit below was designed by CosmoBody hottie and certified fitness trainer Adam Rosante to tone your thighs and tighten your butt while you rev up …

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Catch the Extra-Supermoon This Weekend

Changing Planet<p><b>Sky-watchers gazing at the full moon rising on the evening of Sunday, August 10, will be treated to the largest and brightest full moon of the year—also known as an extra-supermoon.</b><p>This lunar show will be the second act in a trio of supermoons that are gracing our skies this …

Makeup How-To: Dark Green Eyeliner

Like blue eyeliner makes blue eyes bigger, dark green eyeliner works magic for hazel and green eyes.<p>Kathryn Wirsing<p><b>Step 1.</b> Using a black kohl eyeliner pencil draw a thin, straight line close to the lashes, from the inner corner of the eye to the outter corner.<p><b>Step 2 and 3.</b> Apply a dark green kohl …

Makeup

11 Incredibly Useful Vaseline Beauty Hacks

Life changing.<p><b>Wet Eye</b>Swipe across the lid for a clear glossy look on its own, or add shadow on top for extra staying power.<p><b>Prevent Lipstick on Teeth</b>Apply Vaseline to your front teeth to prevent lipstick from transferring on to your pearly whites during application.<p><b>Incredibly Soft Hands</b><p>Apply a …

Hair How-To: The Perfect Ballerina Bun

You don't need to be a prima ballerina to rock a pretty bun on the top of your head. Follow these simple steps and you'll have a polished 'do every time. Compliments guaranteed.<p>Kathryn Wirsing<p><b>What You'll Need</b>:A paddle hairbrushTwo hair elasticsA foam hair donutBobby pinsHairspray<p><b>1. Brush hair into</b> …

6 Steps to the Purrfect Cat Eye

Oh, the ever elusive cat-eye. From Cleopatra to Adele, this iconic makeup look can take you from innocent to bombshell with a simple sultry flick of a black eyeliner pen. So whether you're off to a first date, or planning on rocking out at a concert, these six steps to the purrfect cat eye will …

Makeup

13 Times Selena Gomez Killed It In The Beauty Department

When it comes to hair and makeup, Selena Gomez knows how to play the game.<p>The 23-year-old starlet has been appearing on the red carpet for quite some time now and it's clear that she's got it figured out. Notorious for her subtle skin-baring-yet-elegant ensembles, Gomez never fails to look polished …

9-Year-Old South African Boy Marries Elderly Woman

It's not legal, it's not sexual, but it is still disturbing.<p>A woman in her 60s, who is a mother of five, renewed her marriage vows with a 9-year-old boy in a wedding ceremony in South Africa earlier this month.<p>Helen Shabangu wed Sanele Masilela in a second ceremony in as many years on July 12 in …

LIVE UPDATES: Operation Protective Edge, day 15

Israel's Operation Protective Edge enters its third week on Tuesday, and the IDF's ground incursion into the Gaza Strip moved into its fifth day.<p>Nine …

Israel

What is the Caliphate?

Most Westerners have only the dimmest idea of what the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) claims to have set up on the desert flats and …

Islam

Parrot Who Was Among Last of Its Kind, Said to Have Inspired ‘Rio,’ Dies

Named Presley, the Spix's macaw was returned to Brazil from the U.S. in 2002.<p><b>A rare blue parrot that was among the last wild-born members of its species and was believed to have inspired the movie Rio has died outside São Paulo, Brazil.</b><p>The bird was a Spix's macaw named Presley, and he was around 40 …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Israel's new weapon for dealing with Hamas threat: the lollipop

Lollipops with messages criticising the Palestinian militant group have been distributed in the occupied territory to mark the start of Ramadan<p>Mass arrests, night-time raids and often deadly firepower have been <b>Israel</b>’s traditional methods of choice for dealing with Hamas and other bodies deemed …

Israel

Pistorius was not mentally ill when he shot girlfriend, experts conclude

Mental health experts conclude that runner capable of understanding wrongfulness of killing Reeva Steenkamp<p>• Live coverage of Oscar Pistorius trial<p>A panel of mental health experts has concluded that Oscar Pistorius was not suffering from a mental illness when he killed his girlfriend, Reeva …

New alliances bring old enemies together as Isis advances in Iraq

Iran, the US and even the Shia militias who fought the American invasion are turning uneasily to each other<p>The Syrian air force jets swooped in low over the Iraqi border, dropping two bombs before soaring back to Damascus. The insurgents beneath, caught unawares, were obliterated, but the several …

The Week in Review: Iraq Uprising

Inside Flipboard / June 20, 2014<p>Formerly associated with al-Qaeda, militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have crossed the border …

When NASA Paid Researchers To Learn To Talk To Dolphins

Plus, the strange relationship one researcher developed while living with a dolphin for six months<p>In 1965, as a part of a NASA-funded project, a woman lived for six months in rooms flooded with a few feet of seawater. For a roommate, she had an adolescent male dolphin.<p>The project is now old …

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Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Grammys<p>Turtlenecks and gold chains as far as the eye can see.<p>18 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>John Jeremiah Sullivan contemplates the secret, …

Israel strikes Gaza and Syria in response to rocket attacks

Israeli military launches bombing raids on Gaza just hours before swearing in of new Palestinian government<p>Israel has been hit by rocket fire from Gaza and Syria in two separate incidents that prompted the Israeli military to hit back, just hours before the swearing in of a new Palestinian …

Justin Bieber Lets A Truck Drag Him Through The Streets Just To Feel Alive (UPDATED)

Here is a video of Justin Bieber hanging on to a moving vehicle, while riding a skateboard. Obviously, this is a dangerous thing that no one should ever do. It's also very questionable in the case of Justin Bieber, considering he has access to millions of dollars and could easily engage in such …