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Spaceship Earth, Your Main Oxygen Systems Are Collapsing

Yes, Houston, we have a problem: Our oceans are dying.<p>As the brilliant futurist Buckminster Fuller used to point out, our Spaceship Earth is hurtling …

Farming

Art Dealer Eric Spoutz Charged With Selling Dozens of Fakes of American Masters

Eric Ian Spoutz, a well-known Michigan art dealer listed as the donor of paintings by American masters to numerous top galleries, was arrested Wednesday in Hollywood on a federal charge of selling forged artworks.<p>According to a federal complaint filed last week in New York, Spoutz, 32 — also known …

Search on for Woman Who Fell Off Music Festival Cruise Ship Near Cuba

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People Of New Guinea, Part 1

New checkpoints and fears divide Jerusalem's Jews and Palestinians

Israeli security forces set up new checkpoints between Jewish and Palestinian neighbourhoods on Wednesday in Jerusalem, an increasingly divided city riven by mutual fear and anxiety.<p>The moves to establish the checkpoints, which would allow Israel to seal off Palestinian neighbourhoods, came amid a …

Israel

The Latest: Palestinians leader blames Israel for violence

JERUSALEM (AP) — The latest developments in ongoing violence between Palestinians and Israelis (all times local):<p>9:15 p.m.<p>The Palestinian president …

The 10 Best Restaurants In The U.S., According To TripAdvisor

America the beautiful. 🍴<p>It's tricky to name the best fine-dining restaurants in the U.S.: There's food, and there's price, and then there's ambiance to consider.<p>And nobody knows how to judge all three like a traveler does. TripAdvisor has released a nomad-vetted list of the top fine-dining …

The Easiest Guacamole Ever, in Two, Three, or Six Ingredients

<i>This article originally appeared on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Sean Hutchinson</b><p>For a relatively simple side-dish to snack on, guacamole sure manages to piss people off. Fortunately it's also idiot-proof, welcoming whatever spices and vegetables you want to Frankenstein around with. I don't know much about food -- a …

Your stressful job may kill you -- especially if you're a woman, study says

If you suspect your stressful job is killing you, a new study says you may be right — especially if you're a woman.<p>After analyzing data on nearly 140,000 workers from three continents, researchers found that those with "high-strain" jobs were 22% more likely than their peers to suffer a stroke. The …

Bombers who struck a Turkish peace rally had Islamic State connections

Turkish officials say the two suicide bombers responsible for nearly 100 deaths at an Ankara peace rally last week had fought in Syria and had connections with<p>Islamic State.<p>The Hurriyet newspaper said the bombers were identified as Yunus Emre Alagoz and Omer Deniz Dundar, both from the conservative …

Articles about 7 victorian renovations blend past and present on Dwell.com - Dwell

A brick and fuchsia tunnel creates a time warp in this semi-detached Victorian in a Melbourne suburb.<p>In this exclusive series for Dwell.com, Linda Taalman of Taalman Koch Architecture tracks the hands-on renovation of her and ...<p>Despite their humble origins, these modern converted barns are …

Gypsy Interiors: A Colorful Look Inside the Homes of Wealthy Roma

The houses of wealthy Roma in Eastern Europe have a distinct architecture. They are memorable because they look extravagant and massive from the …

Danny Meyer Eliminates Tips at His New York Restaurants

Tipping at restaurants is just about as American as apple pie, but the standard 15 to 20 percent that diners feel obliged to add to their tabs is a concept foreign to many outside of the U.S. Just ask any waiter who has been unwittingly stiffed by a European tourist. But restaurateur Danny Meyer’s …

Hospitality

Photographer Accidentally Captures Footage of Whales Swimming Under Northern Lights

Harald Albrigtsen witnessed a couple of surprise guests while recently taking in the beauty of the Northern Lights over Norway. The photographer, who was filming a video for Norwegian public television (NRK) at the time, observed two humpback whales swimming under the bright green, glowing …

Mystery shrouds missionary slaying, child abduction in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — No ransom demand has been received since gunmen snatched a 4-year-old boy over the weekend and killed the American …

CNN Debate Recap: Why Clinton & Sanders Had a Good Night

<i>The five Democratic presidential candidates—former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee and former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb—debated for the first time Tuesday night. As part of our political</i> …

These award-winning photos capture nature at its most savage and striking

LONDON — The winners of the 2015 Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards were announced this week — and it's fair to say they all look pretty …

Photography

A Spooky Tale In Time For Halloween: Weather Cuts Into Pumpkin Crop

It's pumpkin-selling season, and crowds are flocking to farms to pick out their own jack-o'-lanterns. But this year, challenging weather conditions have cut the supply of pumpkins — both for carving and canning.<p>Heavy summer rains in parts of the Midwest and elsewhere have left many farmers short on …

More than 400 towns and cities in America will be lost to the sea, study finds

Climate changes awareness has come too late for hundreds of towns and cities in the United States, environmental scientists have found<p>For millions of Americans, climate change has already passed the point of no return: no matter what action the world tries to take, their cities will be submerged by …

How My Alarming Experience Encouraged Me to Learn How to Properly Conduct a Self-Breast Exam

To put it frankly, I have small boobs—and I’m not ashamed. They’re never in my way, I don’t get severe back pains, and my hard-earned money goes to …

Getting Ready to Move to Mars

Scientists are hard at work preparing to create humanity’s second home.<p>One day, when earth is destroyed by war or rising seas or a wayward asteroid, humanity will be extinguished—and along with it reality television, baseball stadiums, and thousands of recipes for guacamole, with and without …

Space Exploration

The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy

Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of objects whirling around a distant star. Scientists who search for extraterrestrial civilizations are scrambling to get a closer look.<p>In the Northern hemisphere’s sky, hovering above the Milky Way, there are two constellations—Cygnus the swan, her wings …

University of California

Awesome DIY Halloween Ideas on Flipboard

It’s October already and if you haven’t decided on a Halloween costume yet, don’t fret! With Flipboard, you have tons of awesome DIY Halloween ideas at your fingertips. When someone asks where you got your costume, there’s nothing like the satisfaction of saying, “I made it myself.”<p>Here’s the …