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Noticias de Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela y el mundo - El Carabobeño

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Nina Agdal: 'If Somebody Tells You To Lose Weight, It Is Like A Punch In The Face'

We'd like to think that Victoria's Secret Angels and Sports Illustrated models are amongst the most self-secure human beings on the planet -- but it turns out, they're just as sensitive as the rest of us.<p>Speaking to Ocean Drive magazine, Nina Agdal revealed that, despite being hand-selected to …

Mysterious Bush Dogs to Be Bred: Behind the Elusive Species

<b>The bush dogs of South America know how not to be seen.</b><p>Camera traps miss them. Local indigenous people hear but don’t see them. Weighing in at about 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms) and resembling little bears, they’re among the cutest ninjas in the wild world.<p>“The biggest problem with studying them is …

More mayhem in Mexico

The storm-battered people along Mexico’s Pacific coast are once again braced for the arrival of yet more severe weather. Tropical Storm Sonia is now moving quickly past the south of Baja California.<p>Landfall is imminent somewhere near El Dorado in the west of the country. The storm currently has …

This Tech-Enabled Thermometer Tracks More Than Just A Fever

Kinsa wants to change how we glean information about our health, starting with the world’s most common medical device.<p>From 2008 to 2011, Inder Singh was the executive vice president of the Clinton Health Access Initiative’s program to fight Malaria and HIV in Africa and South Asia. The campaign …

The Fennec Fox is the Most Adorable Animal in the World

Pack up your bags and sound the alarms because, by golly, I think we've done it. We've found the most adorable animal in the world! Of course, we can't take all the credit. Photographer In Cherl Kim has been shooting these sweet creatures for years at Everland Resort, South Korea's largest theme …

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A Magic Wand That Paints Light

Light Painting was already a photographical miracle. But with this new device, the whole genre is born anew.<p>The phantasmic exposures behind light painting feel a bit like magic on earth. In reality, the technique is just a clever hack: You take a photo with a long exposure, and by waving a bright …

There Are (Probably) Billions of Earth-Like Planets in the Universe

New research, courtesy of NASA's Kepler telescope, suggests that there's no dearth of pseudo-Earths.<p>"When I began searching for exoplanets," Geoff Marcy told me last year, "everybody said I was crazy." Back then—in the 1990s, when "planet hunting" was new and, as its name might suggest, somewhat …

5 Cool Sculptures Made From Canned Goods

A design exhibition and food drive fights hunger.<p>Canstruction, quite possibly the most innovative and fun food drive, opens it's doors today at Brookfield Place in New York City with 26 sculptures built by teams of the city's top architecture, engineering and design firms. Now in it's 21st year, …

New Alzheimer's Research Holds Promise for Future

Studies are focusing on sleep, brain proteins, new drugs, lifestyle, and more.<p><i>Part of our weekly "In Focus" series—stepping back, looking closer.</i><p><b>Every week brings reports of research furthering our understanding of Alzheimer's disease, which affects more than five million Americans today. The</b> …

The Happiest Country in the World

So far, I’ve been to about ten countries that each claim to be the happiest country on Earth.<p>In Iceland, in Denmark, in Holland, even in India once, someone pulled me aside to claim that their country is the happiest. I never disagree; I just simply ask, “How do you know?”<p>I’ve taken enough Stats …

Three Reasons to Visit Swedish Lapland

If you’ve got “See the northern lights” on your bucket list, you may want to start planning a trip to Swedish Lapland later this year because your chances of catching the aurora borealis are pretty high. NASA is predicting that the strongest solar explosions of the last decade (called “solar …

Make Way for the Penguin Parade

“Just to the right of that rock,” ranger Ash Belsar said, pointing, as we grabbed our night-vision gear. “You’ll see one straight ahead.” I put the lens to my eye and scanned the beach. There it was: my first little penguin of the night, wobbling out of the surf.<p>And it really <i>was</i> little. In fact, at …

Top 10 Mediterranean Adventures

Take your Mediterranean travels to the next level with our picks for the top ten adventures to experience along its shores—and beyond.<p><b>Cycle the Tour de France</b><br>The world's premier long-distance cycling event is for pros only—but there's nothing stopping you from enjoying some of the world's best …

European Travel

Hiking the Inca Trail

The security line at my home airport in Washington, D.C., isn’t where I expected to get my first reminder that I should have trained a little more for 19 days of trekking the mountains of Peru.<p>I assumed that lesson would be taught somewhere around 9,000 feet, on the Inca Trail. But before I even …

National Geographic Travel

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Celebrating Dia de los Muertos

In the vibrant, bustling Mercado de San Juan in Mexico City, I saw all the usual produce that I’d pick up at home — apples, raspberries, blueberries — along with exotic fruits I’d never seen before — creamy <i>mameys</i> and spiky <i>guanabanas</i>. As I made my way through the crowd, the edible merchandise was …

What Are Killer Whales Saying?

Wildlife<p>People who are listening to the killer whale calls in my previous posting are asking whether we have any idea yet of the meaning. Answer: not as language, but we do know some things.<p>What we don’t know: We don’t know if they have words or language. We think they have signature calls (names) …

Las 5 bebidas más tradicionales de México

El tequila, el pulque, el mezcal y el tepache son las bebidas con alcohol que representan a México, según nuestros lectores. También, las aguas frescas se incluyen en la lista. ¿Se te antoja una?<p>El tequila<p>Originario de los azules campos de Jalisco, el <b>tequila</b>, elegido por nuestros usuarios en redes …