Katherine M. Perez

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Las mujeres de Occidente que dejan todo para unirse a Estado Islámico

<b>En octubre de 2014 Umm Ubaydah, considerada la principal reclutadora de mujeres para el autodenominado grupo Estado Islámico, dejó en claro su objetivo a través de las redes sociales: "Me pregunto si puedo traer a una mujer y ponerla en el campo de batalla".</b><p>Su petición parece haber tenido eco en …

El cráneo que esconde la clave del éxodo del hombre moderno de África

<b>Un antiguo cráneo hallado en una cueva en el norte de Israel ofrece nuevas pistas sobre la migración de los humanos modernos que abandonaron África hace 60.000 años.</b><p>Este éxodo fue el que dio lugar a la colonización del planeta por parte de nuestra especie y a la extinción de otros grupos humanos.<p>Es …

Voces de Auschwitz: los hijos de sobrevivientes cuentan sus historias

<b>(CNN) —</b> Este 27 de enero se cumplen 70 años de la liberación del campo de concentración de Auschwitz, en la Polonia ocupada por los nazis.<p>Te presentamos una selección de testimonios de hijos de sobrevivientes.<p><b>"Ochenta y siete personas de (mi) familia murieron: mis abuelos, todas mis tías y mis tíos"</b><p>…

Chinese Regulator Says iPhone 6 In Final Approval Stages

Reuters reported from an interview that Tencent had with Miao Wei, the chief of China’s MIIT (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology) that ‘The iPhone 6 has entered the final stage of the approval process, now it’s just a matter of time.’ He added ‘Netizens, please wait patiently.’ While …

With Its Diminutive, Ammunition-Designed Cube, Polaroid Moves into Low-Cost GoPro Territory

Once wielded by everyone from impatient partygoers to crime scene detectives to insurance inspectors, Polaroid used to be synonymous with instant …

U.S. Goes To War With Jabhat Al-Nusra

"Don't attack us, and don't make us attack you." BuzzFeed News' Mike Giglio reports from Turkey in an exclusive interview with an official in the Syrian rebel group, Jabhat Al-Nusra.<p>ANTAKYA, Turkey — At least eight U.S. airstrikes targeted the infamous Syrian rebel group called Jabhat al-Nusra in …

5 Arab nations support U.S. in strikes inside Syria

The White House ordered air attacks on Islamic State militants in eastern Syria within 72 hours after five Arab allies agreed to participate in the attacks, the Pentagon's top officer said Tuesday.<p>Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs, said the Arab governments only gave assurances …

World's Smartest Cities

Essential places, people, trends, and ideas that have turned the world’s most intelligent cities into travelers’ hottest tickets.<p>We all know our world is increasingly urbanized, but what makes a city <i>smart</i>? A sense of place, for starters, says Ian MacFarlane, consultant for National Geographic …

Kenya Has Its Own Machu Picchu—the Lost Town of Gedi

In the 13th century, a town in Kenya flourished with advanced city planning (including sewage and water systems) and prolific trade. But then its …

2015 Ford Mustang on dealer lots next month

LOS ANGELES -- The 2015 Ford Mustang, a car that has been 50 years in the making, will hit showrooms next month in the U.S. with engine choices ranging from a fuel-efficient 4-cylinder engine to a throaty V-8 to entice a wider range of buyers.<p>The engine choices — a 4-cylinder, a V-6 and a V-8 — all …

The anatomy of ISIS: How the 'Islamic State' is run, from oil to beheadings

<b>(CNN) —</b> Put yourself in the shoes (and seventh-century black robes) of ISIS' Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the mysterious boss of the terror group that is striking fear into the hearts of leaders around the world.<p>In the past couple of years you've managed to avoid drone attacks and survive civil wars, …

The science behind Isil's savagery

Carrying out beheadings and other extreme acts is unthinkable for most people, but the right cocktail of factors can make anyone an extremist, says neuroscientist Prof Ian Robertson<p><i>In the wake of Peter Kassig's beheading, we have republished this piece explaining why Isil carry out their …

Científicos rusos crean el fullerito, un material más duro que el diamante

Científicos rusos han encontrado una manera de crear elementos mucho más duros que el diamante, hallazgo del que se beneficiará la industria y que …

¡Feliz cumpleaños, Jason Statham! Descubre otros famosos que festejan un año más de vida (FOTOS)

Hoy, 12 de septiembre, <b>Jason Statham</b> cumple 47 años. El actor británico ha participado en películas como <i>The Transporter</i>, <i>Lock, Stock and Two Smoking</i> …