Liz Brown

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Indian Muslims Protest Against Anti-Terror Drills In Narendra Modi's Home State Of Gujarat

Police in the western Indian state of Gujarat have come under fire for conducting anti-terror drills using people who posed as militants with white …

Mystery of how Egypt's pyramids were built 'solved by retired French postman'

Michel Michel has spent 40 years examining the construction of the pyramids<p>The long-standing mystery of how Egypt's pyramids were built has …

Children Missing From Cape Town Beaches On New Year's Day Reunited With Families, 70 Still Unclaimed

More than 70 children of the over 500 who went missing on beaches of Cape Town, South Africa, on New Year’s Day still remain unclaimed, a city …

Passengers on flight with Scottish Ebola nurse have all been traced, say officials

Every passenger who flew between London and Glasgow with the Scottish Ebola patient, Pauline Cafferkey, has now been traced, health officials in Edinburgh have said.<p>The last 15 of the 70 passengers on the British Airways flight carrying the volunteer nurse, who flew home from assignment at an Ebola …

Disease

See the 2015 Times Square New Years Eve Ball in One GIF

Chester Higgins Jr.—The New York Times/Redux<p>Marty Lederhandler—AP<p>Jon Simon—AP<p>Marty Lederhandler—AP<p>Timothy A. Clary—AFP/Getty Images<p>Stan …

12 Easy DIYs to Decorate Your NYE Party in Minutes

Since you’re probably spending a small fortune on the drinks and appetizers for your New Year’s Eve party, it’s easy to overlook your party decor. Who needs those cheesy balloons anyway? But before you throw out the idea altogether, just imagine your home decked out in glitter and shine without all …

Decorations

15 colorful landscape photos from around the world | CNN Travel

20 DIY Projects for All That Leftover Confetti

For us, a new year means new DIY projects, natch. *sounds party horn* Before you start sweeping all that party decor into a heap headed for the trash, check out these 20 super simple hacks for cleaning up your holiday haul.<p>1. Confetti Gift Bags: Tackle next year’s gift wrap with these simple and …

Wall Art

Android customization - how to regain storage space by cleaning the cache on your Android device

Last week on our Android customization post, you got to play with image files and change up your wallpaper on your Android device. After messing with all those image files, you may be finding that your internal storage space is strangely low, so we should try to fix that.<p>There are many things you …

Uncrewed ship with 450 migrants aboard heading for Italian coast

Another vessel has been abandoned in the middle of the Adriatic by the crew, who were afraid they would face arrest on arrival<p>An unmanned merchant ship with 450 migrants on board is heading for the Italian coast - the second such vessel to be abandoned in less than a week.<p>The Ezadeen, sailing under …

Doctors Enlist Paintings to Hone Skills

More physicians are offering a different perspective on paintings by ‘diagnosing’ pieces of art.<p>When it comes to art, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And so, apparently, is a medical diagnosis.<p>Rheumatologist Sara E. Walker spent her life doing research on and treating patients with lupus and …

Art

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

Living Rooms

Boris Johnson should have acted differently over a controversial housing scheme last year but the episode also shows how hard it is to get the homes London most needs<p>Last year produced plenty of media stories about London housing issues. Some were less significant or straightforward than they …

Housing

Peru evacuates Amazon village after raid by indigenous tribe

Authorities in Peru have sent riverboats to evacuate a remote jungle village after it was raided by an indigenous tribe that has long lived in voluntary isolation in the country’s south-eastern Amazon.<p>Around 200 men armed with bows and arrows raided the remote community of Monte Salvado near the …

An Eighties Christmas

FASHION SHOPPING<p><b>With a slick of red lipstick, pop-rock boombox beats and a whole disco ball of glitter, a wave of nostalgia has swept in and taken us</b> …

Surfing

Protesters fill streets across country as Ferguson protests spread coast to coast

Protesters march through NYC and LA<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Protests are largely peaceful, but Oakland, California, vandals broke windows, looted stores<br>• Part of the 101 Freeway in Los Angeles was shut down in both directions<br>• New York protester: "Now we're going to make sure things are going to change"<br>• Boston's …

Terror suspect on run appears to taunt ‘shoddy’ UK security services on Twitter

A terror suspect who skipped bail has apparently used Twitter to taunt the “shoddy” British security services, saying he was able to “breeze through Europe” to join Islamic State (Isis) despite being under investigation.<p>Siddhartha Dhar, 31 – known as Abu Rumaysah on social media – apparently …

UK faces £34bn bill for black hole in EU budget

EU accused of financial mismanagement after auditors find huge black hole in the Brussels budget<p>Auditors have identified a black hole in European Union budgets that could lead to extra demands for cash from the British taxpayer of up to £34 billion over the next six years.<p>David Cameron will be …

How America’s Thanksgiving turkeys got so huge

Thanksgiving, the most food-focused of American holidays, provides a hearty occasion for this reminder: The dominant fruits, vegetables, and animals in modern farming are products of highly unnatural selection. Consider corn, which evolved from a fairly small, hard-to-eat plant called teosinte into …

Presidential Turkey Pardons in Photos