Jeff Philips

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‘How a bee sting saved my life’

Ellie Lobel was ready to die. Then she was attacked by bees. Christie Wilcox hears how venom can be a saviour.<p>They were in my hair, in my head, all I heard was this crazy buzzing<p>Ellie Lobel was 27 when she was bitten by a tick and contracted Lyme disease. And she was not yet 45 when she decided to …

Medical Research

The Most Stylish Watches Under $500

From charming to streamlined, these styles master the luxury look for less.<p>With our iPhones never far from hand, the wristwatch is no longer our go-to time-teller. But as an accessory, it's feeling more essential than ever. The newest designs are sleek and streamlined, sans all the unnecessary …

I’m A Climbing Photographer Who Loves Taking Pictures In The Polish Tatra Mountains

I live in Poland and like Slovakian people there we have small mountains – the Tatra Mountains.<p>The highest peak is called Gerlach (2,655 m ), so they …

Photography

Russian Mother Continues To Take Magical Photos Of Her Two Kids With Animals On Her Farm

Elena Shumilova, the talented Russian photographer who first went viral on Bored Panda (see here), has been busy creating more enchantingly beautiful …

Canon EOS

The Best Bathrooms of 2014

Interior Design

Spotlight On: Travel Back to Japan Through Flipboard

Every time I look at a Flipboard magazine from Japan, I feel I transported back to my country, which I left in 2005 to become a freelance editor. …

Microsoft And Yahoo Are Throwing Themselves At Apple To Replace Google As The iPhone's Default Search Engine

Now, there's a chance Apple could make a similar move in 2015.<p>Apple's contract with Google, which implements Google's search engine as the default in Apple's Safari browser, is expiring next year, according to The Information's Amir Efrati.<p>Yahoo and Microsoft have already started pitching Eddy Cue, …

Missouri Governor to Triple National Guard Presence in St. Louis Region

Move Follows Violent Night in Ferguson After Grand Jury Declines to Indict Darren Wilson in Michael Brown’s Death<p>FERGUSON, Mo.—Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon Tuesday said he would triple the National Guard presence in the St. Louis region in the wake of widespread violence following a grand jury decision …

Justice

Timberwolves' Thad Young out after mother's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Timberwolves forward Thaddeus Young will miss at least the next two games because of his mother's death.<p>The …

Our Six Favorite Into-the-Woods Halloween Movies

The scariest thing about most into-the-woods horror flicks? Just how hapless and ill-prepared the victims are when confronted with haunted cabins, ax murderers, or hell-sent wildlife. Not so in these six, where the protagonists have the wilderness know-how to survive—or at least go down fighting. …

Forest service warns against #bearselfies - CNN.com

I Got Raped, but Not in the "Right" Way

Though Jilly Gagnon's rapist is behind bars, she still grapples with the details of the incident. Surely, she thinks, other people have been 'raped worse.'<p>Photo: David Armstrong<p>People always tell women that they need to talk about rape. "Speak up! Tell your stories! Don't be ashamed to let everyone …

Mind

CDC Chief Announces New Shift In Ebola Protocols

In the latest tweak to America's plan to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention leader Dr. Tom Frieden announced changes to the U.S. response to Ebola and the guidance federal agencies are giving to state and local governments.<p>The new protocol …