Kimberly Hymer

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Report: Chinese hackers breached top U.S. officials' private emails

Chinese hackers have been reading "many" private emails of top U.S. officials since at least 2010, according to a new report.<p>The breach, initially …

Is this the most adventurous backpacker in the world? British man lives to tell tales of being stripped at gunpoint in Israel, mugged in Nicaragua and falling severely ill in Nepal

• <b>Will Hatton has also been robbed while travelling through Nepal and India</b>• <b><br>He became extremely ill while trekking through the Nepalese Himalayas</b>• <b><br>The</b> …

Mountaineering

The 10 Commandments Of A Solid, Loving Relationship

Coming from a broken family, I grew up learning that love is something difficult and entails more pain than reward. As I believed my relationships …

Relationships

4 Mobile Apps that Will Make you Happy

In this stressful environment it is difficult to keep going with life while ignoring your emotional and spiritual needs. In a race to win and get …

Ask Amy: Single mom of four is mothering without a net

DEAR AMY: I am a semi-young (35-year-old) single mother of four who is working and going to school full time.<p>I have lately become very negative and very down. I feel very alone and unappreciated by my children. I ask them to clean up behind themselves and they half do it. I ask them to keep an eye …

Compensation

Catholic Bishops In Kenya Call For A Boycott Of Polio Vaccines

Africa will mark one year without polio on Tuesday. The last case was in Somalia in 2014.<p>But last week, a polio vaccination campaign in Kenya faced an unlikely opponent: The country's Conference of Catholic Bishops declared a boycott of the World Health Organization's vaccination campaign, saying …

Public Health

How to become an ethical gardener

Ethical clothing, ethical food, what about ethical gardening? Do you think you could make it as an ethical gardener?<p>1. Put back more than you take out<p>It's important in any garden not to exploit the soil, and to do the best you can in order to replenish any nutrients taken out by crops you may have …

Will these Alaska villagers be America's first climate change refugees?

Scientists estimate that due to climate change, the village of Kivalina, in northwestern Alaska, will be underwater by the year 2025.<p>In 2008, the Inupiat village sued 24 of the world's biggest fossil fuel companies for damages. In 2013, the Supreme Court refused to hear the case and the village has …

Yazidi Child Soldiers Take Revenge on ISIS

A year ago, the U.S. went back to Iraq to defend the Yazidis. Now the youngest of them, coached by a Marxist terrorist organization, are training to …

Middle East

New Orleans: 10 years after hurricane Katrina – in pictures

A decade after Katrina devastated New Orleans, photographer David G Spielman’s stark black and white images document the city’s changed landscape. The Katrina Decade: Images of an Altered City, published by The Historic New Orleans Collection and accompanied by an exhibition in the French Quarter …

New Orleans

The amusement park where alligators are the only guests: Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, Six Flags New Orleans stands empty and abandoned

• <b>Photographer Seph Lawless has taken new, haunting images of the decaying rides at former Jazzland park</b>• <b><br>The amusement park near New Orleans did not</b> …

Urbanism

Famifi

Climate Change: The Hoax That Costs Us $4 Billion a Day

“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it!” Upton Sinclair.<p>The global climate …

4 Steps to Acquire the Gift of Giving

When she was 8 years old, Lara Aknin convinced her little brother to trade his dimes for her nickels. It was an easy sell… after all, nickels are …

Outsourcing

Twisted Chasers: Alberta Storm Chasers Tell All About Their Thrilling Passion

It's not exactly a hobby for the faint-of-heart, but there are few Alberta pastimes more exciting than being an storm chaser — this summer being no …

Weather

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Women's horror rape stories in South Sudan's Bentiu

<b>Bentiu, South Sudan -</b> The displaced women of Bentiu have horrific stories to tell.<p>They came from villages in Unity State in South Sudan. When recalling home, one of the first things they'll mention, and with pride, is that they owned cattle.<p>Cattle are South Sudanese gold.<p>The greater the number of …

Africa

27 Powerful Pieces Of Graffiti That Paint Greece's Frustration Amidst Crisis

Greece’s debt crisis reached new heights last month as the government in Athens and the country's international creditors engaged in contentious negotiations over a third bailout in exchange for new austerity measures.<p>Some Greeks have weighed in on the crisis in a highly visual way -- with colorful …

Europe

15 Amazing Design Ideas For Your Small Living Room

Just because you have a small living room doesn’t mean it can’t feel <i>grande</i>. Here are 15 surprisingly effective ways to open up the space and brighten …

Microsoft Needs To Launch Xbox One Slim To Keep Up With PlayStation 4's Dominance

Microsoft is losing to Sony in the video game console wars. The PlayStation 4 is performing very well worldwide while the Xbox One can only manage a …

These images of the star-smeared sky aren't what you think (pictures)

San Francisco

Opinion: ‘Good news’ about living in peace on a dying planet

Yes, our home planet is dying. Good news? You bet. The Guardian headline: “Warming of oceans due to climate change is unstoppable.” Yes, unstoppable. …

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Singularity

Earth's Ice Is Melting Much Faster Than Forecast. Here's Why That's Worrying.

COPENHAGEN -- For me it was only after eight years of studying Greenland -- installing and maintaining a network of on-ice climate stations and examining how much snow evaporates from the island -- that I suddenly realized glaciology textbooks needed a major revision. This was 2002. Prior to the …

Here's where over 90% of the extra heat from global warming is going and the billions of dollars it's costing us

Scientists estimate that as much as 90% of it is heading straight into our oceans, and that has major consequences not only for marine wildlife but for the world's economy.<p>The average surface temperature around the world has increased by roughly 1.08 degrees Fahrenheit over the last 40 years, but …

Climate Change

Here's How That Nut Surfed on a Motorcycle

Motorcycles are not made for surfing. They do not float. They are not waterproof. All of which explains the biggest problem Robbie Maddison had when …

Which U.S. States Are Most Responsible For Climate Change? This Handy Graphic Will Show You

The Obama Administration’s recently-finalized Clean Power Plan sets achievable goals for each state to reduce its carbon emissions. But it doesn’t say exactly how. It’s up to each state to choose from a battery of measures, from switching away from coal to gas power, to enacting energy efficiency …

Climate

Chilean miners: Where are they now?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Shift leader Luis Urzua checked the time.<p>It was about 1:40 p.m. He had just felt a rumble in the Earth, and over the clanging and clamoring of mining equipment, Urzua heard a noise.<p>Despite the unnerving rumble, he continued working at the San José Mine in Chile's Atacama Desert. He and a …

Mining

Just Come to Jesus

About a year ago, the woman teaching the Sunday School class in my church suggested in conclusion to her lesson that we should "throw away" our depression medication, our therapy appointment cards, and our books about mental illness. "Just come to Jesus," she said, "He will heal all." I think I've …