Karla Balbino

7 Added | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | @KarlaBalbino | Keep up with Karla Balbino on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Karla Balbino”

Report: Mexican police tortured suspects in students' case

MEXICO CITY (AP) — There is strong evidence that Mexican police tortured some of the key suspects arrested in the disappearance of 43 students, according to a report released Sunday by an outside group of experts.<p>The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights expert group says that a study of 17 of …

Mexico

Doo is a beautiful way to get stuff done without stressing yourself out

There’s no shortage of productivity apps on the market, but many to-do apps end up overwhelming the user with the never-ending list of things to get done. Doo wants to help work you through your agenda, one item at a time.<p>Using cards, Doo lets you add tasks to your list and set a time, date, and an …

Edward Snowden says he's willing to return to U.S. if guaranteed fair trial

Speaking via Skype from Russia, Edward Snowden told an audience of supporters in New Hampshire on Saturday that he is willing to be extradited to the United States if the federal government would guarantee he would get a fair trial.<p>The former National Security Agency contractor in 2013 leaked …

Audio Recordings Document 'Weird Music' Heard By Apollo Astronauts On Far Side Of Moon

The crew of an Apollo mission to the moon were so startled when they encountered strange music-like noises coming through their headsets, they didn't know whether or not to report it to NASA.<p>It was 1969, two months before Apollo 11's historic first manned landing on the moon, when Apollo 10 entered …

Apollo Missions

Why Running Doesn't (Always) Burn Fat

"My body just can't lose weight."<p>The voice on the other end of the phone sounded beaten, frustrated, and hopeless.<p>"If you knew. If you knew how hard …

The 10 best national parks in the US

The US is home to 58 national parks, all filled with breathtaking landscapes and rampant wildlife...so narrowing this list down to 10 was difficult.<p>After considering location, accessibility, and scenery, we picked the 10 parks that must make your must-visit list — whether it be for a week-long …

National Parks

Giving birth can be as hard on your body as running a marathon

According to new research, giving birth can be as traumatic to a woman's body as hardcore sports like running a marathon — but doctors often don't treat it that way.<p>"Childbirth is arguably one of the most dramatic musculoskeletal events the human body undergoes," write the authors of a new …

Women's Health