Jess Liang

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How the world views the US elections, from Israel to North Korea

While many countries have shown a preference for Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump has pockets of support, as Guardian journalists around the world explain<p>Russia<p>Russia has played an unexpectedly prominent role in this year’s US election, although the extent of the Kremlin’s involvement in hacking …

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

When to throw away olive oil, flour and more pantry staples

If your pantry is anything like mine, there are a couple staples lurking in the back that haven’t seen the light of day in months. And if you’re like me, you agonize over questions like, “Can I still use the half-empty can of baking powder I bought three years ago?” or “Why the heck is my apple …

Pictures of the Week 9.10.15

Armenia

Iraq, U.S. Are Divided on What’s Next in Battle Against Islamic State

After retaking Tikrit, Americans look to Mosul while Iraqis want to reclaim province of Salahudeen<p>Iraqi security forces and their U.S. partners are divided about where to next confront Islamic State after their victory over the extremist group in Tikrit last week.<p>Both hope to capitalize on the …

Islamic State (ISIS)

18 Closet Organization Ideas You'll Want to Steal Immediately

We're all about #6.<p>A tidy, well-kept closet is the best: Not only do mornings run more smoothly, but all of a sudden your outfit options seem limitless. If you want to give your wardrobe the respect it deserves, try some of these ideas to make the most of your space.

Reclaim Australia rallies 'hurtful' to new migrants and refugees

Community leaders say nationwide anti-Islam rallies held on Saturday have left new arrivals feeling isolated and vulnerable<p>Refugees and new migrants feel more isolated and vulnerable following last weekend’s Reclaim Australia rallies, community leaders said.<p>The anti-Islam rallies on Saturday …

9 Sensational Sides That Will Dress Up Any Dish

Side dishes are often an afterthought, but they can be just as memorable as the main course. These sensational sides will have people scrambling for seconds.<p><b>1. Roasted Broccoli with Chipotle Butter</b><p>Build a meal around this flavorful broccoli. The florets are tossed in a sweet, spicy, and smoky …

10 Things You Absolutely Need In The Bedroom

How many can you check off the list?<p>The pieces and ideas you need for your most comfortable, luxurious, and personal bedroom ever. How many can you check off the list? This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com.

The Week in Review: Benefits of Coffee

Coffee drinkers received some good news this week from new research pointing to the benefits of the popular beverage. A new study from scientists in Korea found drinking between one and five cups of coffee every day is good for arteries.<p>Calcium deposits in arteries, which cause blockage, were at …

31 Rolls of Undeveloped Film from a Soldier in WWII Discovered and Processed

Photographer Levi Bettweiser is the man behind the Rescued Film Project, an effort to find and rescue old and undeveloped rolls of film from the far …

Street protests loom as shortages, inflation and oil slump hit Venezuela

As President Nicolás Maduro tours the world in search of financing, the most conciliatory opposition leader says the time has come to mobilise on the streets<p>Even Venezuela’s most conciliatory opposition leader has had enough.<p>Amid sky-high inflation, an absent president, snaking queues outside …

Polar bears migrate north as rising temperatures hasten Arctic ice melt

New study of DNA suggests generations of bears are ‘moving towards areas with more persistent year-round sea ice’<p>It was just a theory, but for years scientists believed what years of observation were telling them. As Arctic sea ice melted because of climate change, polar bears appeared to be …

Mitt Romney looks to 2016 run and wants to 'lift people out of poverty'

Two-time presidential hopeful outlines more inclusive agenda in post-Obama era during speech, but fellow Republicans remain skeptical<p>Mitt Romney has cast himself as a champion of the poor and the underdog in his first public comments since revealing another potential presidential run.<p>The 2012 …

Government

4 Wholesome and Hearty Bean Soups to Get You Through Winter

<b>1. Pasta e Fagioli</b><p>Pasta e fagioli -- literally "pasta and beans" -- is a hearty and heartwarming Italian soup, perfect for a chilly night. There are countless recipes but this one, adapted from Chef Joe Cicala's recipe in the <i>The Washington Post</i>, is the best I've tried. The base of the soup is made …

Beagle 2 spacecraft found intact on surface of Mars after 11 years

British Beagle 2 probe had not been seen or heard from since December 2003 and had been presumed destroyed<p>So near and yet so far. New images show that the UK’s Beagle 2 successfully landed on the surface of Mars in 2003 but failed to fully deploy its solar panels. Without these, it could not …

Pictures of the Week 1.15.15

U.S. Sanctions North Korea Over Sony Hack

Columbia<p>Hulton Archive/Getty Images<p>United Artists/Getty Images<p>Paramount/Getty Images<p>MGM/Getty Images<p>Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images<p>Michael Ochs …

Canadian mass killer spared two babies

Phu Lam, who killed eight people, dropped off two infants with relatives before murdering his final victim and shooting himself<p>A man who killed eight people in the Canadian city of Edmonton this week spared two babies whom he dropped off with relatives before killing his last victim and turning the …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

Russian Invasion Of Ukraine Spurs New German Tank Design

Filling a Fulda Gap in future defenses<p>Germany’s parliament just submitted a budget request to develop a new tank. Nestled inside the budget committee report is the call for a Leopard III development program, to create a new “Kampfpanzer” or battle tank. Spotted at Defence Blog, the proposal to …

Hot Hanky Panky Appetizers -- Your New Favorite Snack

This Hanky Panky recipe is sure to please! The classic appetizer is easy to make ahead, and everyone will love this sausage and cheese baked snack.<p>Every family has those recipes hidden in their vaults. The ones they make year after year, holiday after holiday, birthday after birthday.<p>You forget …

The best camera is the one you love - INSPIRED EYE

I've always been asked what the best camera is, where here I will answer that question in a more philosophical way instead of singling out certain …

Cameras

Sarah Palin sparks Facebook fury over images of son stepping on dog

Former governor, saluting son Trig, wants to see ‘every stumbling block turned into a stepping stone’ in the new year<p>Facebook photos posted by Sarah Palin showing her son Trig using the family dog as a step stool unleashed online fury on Friday, in an incident reminiscent of the public reaction to …

Apple's 8gb iPhone is not 8gb, lawsuit claims

Apple sued over claims its operating system takes up so much space on iPhones and iPads that adverts stating the size of storage space are misleading<p>Apple has been hit with a lawsuit accusing it of promising more available storage space than it actually delivers in iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch …

Girlfriend of John Crawford, man killed by police in Walmart, dies in car crash

Tasha Thomas, who was with Crawford when he was fatally shot while carrying a pellet gun at the Ohio store, killed when car struck a pole at high speed<p>The girlfriend of John Crawford, the young man who was shot dead by police while holding a pellet gun and speaking on his cellphone in an Ohio …

Self-Taught Chinese Street Photographer Tao Liu Has an Eye for Peculiar Moments

Up until recently, Tao Liu was just an unknown water meter reader in China with an interest in photography. Then people started noticing his clever …

China

Pictures of the Week 1.1.15

Recreation

These Dreamlike Photo Manipulations Were Created Using Only an iPhone

By day, Robert Jahns is a digital artist and art director based in Germany. By night, he’s known as nois7 on Instagram and runs a popular account …

Photographer Captures Majestic Views from All Over the World

Koveh Tavakkol’s area of specialty is in travel and landscape images. Tavakkol is totally self-taught, but he shoots beautiful photographs, …