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Giant Installation in Pakistan Confronts Drone Operators with the Face of a Victim

In an empty field in the heavily bombed Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa region of Pakistan, a massive portrait shows the face of a little girl, her eyes innocent yet piercing. This giant print was installed by a collaboration of artists and local villagers as a part of the project <i>#NotABugSplat</i>, designed to …

Latest evidence points to deliberate diversion of jet

Evidence continued to build Tuesday indicating Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 made a sharp, deliberate turn westward before disappearing from the world's air traffic control screens.<p>NBC News reported, based on anonymous sources, that the jet's diversion to the west from its intended flightpath was …

Head Of Ukrainian Parliament Assumes Presidential Power

<b>This post was updated at 4:00 p.m. ET.</b><p>Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's opponents are moving quickly to take government power, although no one is certain how permanent those moves will be.<p>The Ukrainian legislature has voted to give the president's powers temporarily to the Parliament speaker, …

Ukraine: Yulia Tymoshenko released as country lurches towards split

Ukraine's former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko was freed from custody on Saturday, as President Viktor Yanukovych's fall from power threatened to leave Ukraine dangerously split.<p>Parliament in Kiev voted to remove the president from power and called elections for 25 May, while politicians from the …

Ukraine government on verge of collapse

The regime of Ukraine's president appeared close to collapse as the emboldened opposition took control of central Kiev and key government and parliament positions and voted to immediately free jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko.<p>An emerging power vacuum gripped the charred heart of the …

Just Because You Practice Yoga Doesn't Mean You're Not an A**hole

The gesture Namaste represents the belief that there is a divine spark within each of us that is located in the heart chakra. The gesture is an acknowledgment of the soul in one by the soul in another. Nama means bow, as means I, and te means you. Therefore, Namaste literally means, "I bow to you." …

The Best Yoga Retreats & Holidays

<i>Give your mind, body and soul an MOT this year by whisking yourself off to one of the best yoga retreats and holidays from around the globe.</i><p>From a …

StoryTelling Yoga at Cerca Trova Yoga STudio in Havertown.

<b>What is StoryTelling yoga all about?</b> <b></b><p>Connection! Connection! Connection!<p>StoryTelling Yoga is a happening ------ Just imagine a place that would give …

Indian woman 'raped by two gangs on Christmas Eve'

<b>Police in India say 10 men are in custody, after a 21-year-old woman was raped by two apparently unrelated groups of men on Christmas Eve.</b><p>She was visiting friends in Pondicherry when she was abducted by three men and raped by one of them, officials say.<p>She found her friends after that ordeal but …

Army planning ‘major offensive,’ South Sudanese president says

Africa's newest country, South Sudan, is plunging toward the brink of civil war as brutal killings escalate and the government vows to launch a counterattack against rebels who have seized two key regions.<p>Summary executions and revenge killings are continuing, more than 100,000 people have been …

Architect Bypasses Mortgage Payments, Builds a Tiny Home

Idaho-based architect Macy Miller longed for a place of her own, but didn't want the burdensome cost of mortgage payments and decided to construct her own compact home. After having a dream back in 2011, Miller mustered up the initiative to design her small yet efficient home known as <i>Tiny House</i>. …

The Nativity (scientifically accurate version)

The nativity is the traditional Christmas story of the birth of Jesus Christ. It is still regularly performed by schoolchildren in the UK, despite the apparent war on Christmas. However, it being an obviously religious story, it’s not very scientifically accurate. But just because you’re a fan of …

Mandela's family thanks nation and world for support

Nelson Mandela's family express "heartfelt gratitude to South Africa and the world" for support over long period of illness<p>Nelson Mandela's family has spoken for the first time about their “grave sadness” over his death, saying they drew comfort from the knowledge “that our pain and sorrow is …

South Africa

Aging Well: Keeping Blood Sugar Low May Protect Memory

There's a growing body of evidence linking elevated blood sugar to memory problems.<p>For instance, earlier this year, a study published in the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i> concluded that higher glucose may be a risk factor for dementia, even among people without type 2 diabetes.<p>So the question is, …

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Spectacular Lightning Show Over the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon inspires many people to photograph its grandiose scale and scenic landscape, but Sedona-based photographer Rolf Maeder has managed to capture a sight less seen–the Grand Canyon being hit by a spectacular thunderstorm. Being drawn to nature, Maeder originally moved to Sedona 13 …

The Most Iconic Banksy Works Of All Time

Earlier this week Banksy revealed he would spend the month of October putting up art around New York City.<p>In honor of his NYC takeover, we're taking a look back at some of his most iconic works.

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

When I first met Steve Jobs, I thought he was a loser. It was 1980, and I was just a Silicon Valley kid who knew nothing about computers. I had …

Silicon Valley

Half of student loan debt not repaid

About half of the outstanding $1 trillion in federal student loan debt in the U.S. isn’t being repaid. And 1 out of 8 borrowers are defaulting on their loans despite unprecedented federal attempts to help.<p>An analysis released Monday by the CFPB shows borrowers are struggling to repay their loans …