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19 Teachers Were Asked: 'What's the Worst Mistake You've Ever Seen A Student Make On An Assignment?'

<i>Teachers of Reddit were asked: "What is the greatest way a student has misinterpreted one of your assignments?" Students and teachers chimed in with</i> …

Teaching

Portraits of a Man Blending Into World Landmarks

“Lost in Wonder” is a new project by New York-based artist Trina Merry, who’s known for blending body art and photography to depict the human body in …

Leading Across Cultures Is More Complicated for Women

<i>JENNIFER MARAVILLAS FOR HBR</i><p>More and more U.S. companies are discovering the appeal and opportunity of talent in emerging markets. Smart, ambitious women make up the majority of this talent pool, but time and time again, these women are being overlooked when it comes to assigning leadership …

You Can Catch The Flu From Your Makeup. Here's How To Avoid It.

First step: Empty out your cosmetics case and clean it out.<p>Whenever one of your girlfriends asks to borrow your red lipstick or liquid eyeliner, we wouldn't blame you if gave them the side-eye as if they've lost their mind. It's not that we are against swapping beauty secrets, it's just that we are …

Why the World's Most Powerful Telescope Has Just Been Ruled Unlawful

Last week, Hawaii’s Supreme Court voided a construction permit for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), a $1.4 billion observatory that would peer into …

Venezuela's opposition party wins parliament in a blow to Maduro

<b>(CNN) —</b> Venezuela's opposition party has claimed the majority of seats in the National Assembly in elections held Sunday, the first major shift in power in the legislative branch since the late President Hugo Chavez took office in 1999.<p>The Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) took 99 seats to just 46 …

Venezuela

Three food companies with a climate footprint bigger than the Netherlands

Analysis of the carbon emissions of global food giants Cargill, Tyson and Yara puts agribusiness in the spotlight at UN climate talks in Paris<p>They may not be household names but collectively global food companies Cargill, Tyson and Yara have a bigger climate footprint than the Netherlands, Vietnam …

100 years on, is this Einstein’s greatest gift to human understanding?

The detection of gravitational waves will open up a new spectrum of the universe – finally demonstrating a theory presented a century ago<p>History may judge 2015 as the year when mankind opened up a completely new window on the universe, exactly a century after Albert Einstein laid the scientific …

Obama: 'This was an act of terrorism'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama on Sunday issued his most passionate denunciation yet of ISIS, vowing to "destroy" the group in a relentless, strong and smart campaign that is consistent with the nation's values.<p>But the speech -- intended to reassure a nervous nation -- didn't announce an …

Malia Obama

Drug prices expected to rise as result of TPP deal

The intellectual-property provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement will drive up global drug prices and make it harder to treat diseases in developing countries, <i>Médecins sans Frontières</i> (Doctors Without Borders) says.<p>A month after the final text of the TPP was released, the medical …

This Family Christmas Card Features Everyone Posing With Their Guns

Even the young grandson is holding a handgun in the holiday snap.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>"It's up to Americans to protect America. We're just your ordinary American family," Fiore captioned the photo.<p>"[Fiore] asserts that it takes a person, armed and trained, to use a gun to stop a gunman intent …

These Steps Will Help You Nail Focus Every Time

Is there anything that can’t be fixed in post? Thanks to the brilliance of Lightroom, Photoshop, and other similar applications, one could easily …

Landscape Photography

Fake hedge fund manager convicted for stealing over $800,000

Another "Wolf" of Wall Street falls.<p>A New York City man claiming to be an experienced hedge fund manager was convicted Friday for stealing over $800,000 from at least 17 investors, according to a statement from New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.<p>Moazzam Ifzal Malik, 33, was convicted of 28 …

Eric Schneiderman

San Bernardino shooter Tashfeen Malik: Who was she?

<b>(CNN) —</b> On the day of the massacre of 14 people at a holiday party in San Bernardino, California, Tashfeen Malik pledged her allegiance to the leader of ISIS in a Facebook post, according to three U.S. officials familiar with the shootings.<p>The terror group claims Malik, 29, and her husband, Syed …

California

Without Unity, Astronauts Couldn't Get Anywhere on the Space Station

The Unity Module is the core of the International Space Station, the hub connecting all the specialized modules into a functional structure. When …

23 Gifts That Will Make All Makeup Lovers Swoon

::Writes a letter to Santa in eyeliner::

Articles about just 48 hours chicago livework space built ground using concrete panels on Dwell.com - Dwell

An industrious Chicago couple set up shop in a historic manufacturing district almost overnight using prefab concrete panels.<p>A gut rehab turns a quixotic old building into a model live-work space near Wicker Park.<p>A husband-wife architectural duo transform a former tire shop into a versatile …

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Box Office: 'Creed' Has Legs, 'Good Dinosaur' Suffers Bad Drop, 'Hunger Games' Tops $500M

This is holdover news for this weekend’s box office.<p>For the third weekend in a row, the top movie of the weekend is <i>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay part 2</i>, which earned $18.6 million in its third weekend (-64%) for a $227.112m domestic cume. The film is still trailing the last <i>Hunger Games</i> picture by …

Film Industry

Prayer Cards Of 9/11 Leave Jon Stewart Stunned

WASHINGTON -- When Jon Stewart and a group of 9/11 responders walked the halls of Congress this past week hoping to get commitments from senators to pass a permanent 9/11 bill, what they mostly got were business cards.<p>For Ray Pfeifer, a veteran of the New York City Fire Department with stage 4 …

Dear world leaders... Young typhoon survivor's message on climate change

<b>Thousands of people are taking part in the COP21 climate change conference in Paris.</b><p>They're looking for global solutions for how to tackle the problem. It's been taking place every year since 1992.<p>Eighteen-year-old Marinel from the Philippines is one of the young activists addressing the conference.<p>…

Natural Disasters

NASA Creates World's First Global Forest Map Using Lasers

Image by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon<p>Scientists, using three NASA satellites, have created a first-of-its-kind map that details the height of the …

Japan artist on trial over vagina art says fighting for free expression

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese artist on trial for obscenity after making objects modeled on her vagina said on Wednesday that there was nothing wrong with her artwork and her arrest showed how far Japan was behind the West in terms of sexual equality.<p>Megumi Igarashi, 43, was arrested last year after …

Japan
Environmentalism

20 Gorgeous Black and White Photos by Hedi Slimane

There's no doubt in my mind that Hedi Slimane is in a league of his own. He's credited with revolutionizing men's fashion. He's worked as both a designer and creative director at some of the biggest fashion houses in the world, such as Yves Saint Laurent and Christian Dior, and even designed album …

Hedi Slimane

Strange Mannequin Marriage (15 photos)

Qiu Zhen just recently finished exhibiting five new photos in his long-standing <i>My Bride and I: Satan's Wedding</i> series at 798 Photo Gallery in Beijing. The five pieces make up a love timeline, from the strange marriage ceremony all the way to the shocking death scene, which represents utter …

Mannequins

Ellen DeGeneres Cat and Dog Captions Put Fun Spin on Fans' Pet Photos

“I can't wait to put my head on a pillow.” (Photo: @lifeofhue via Ellen)<p>While we'll always have a place in our hearts for gorgeous animal photography by the likes of Andrew Zuckerman, Morten Koldby, and Rob MacInnis, sometimes it's nice to just see something truly authentic. Forget about setting up …

Pets

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2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 S first-drive

On road or on track, the 2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 S is ready to thrill the thrill seekers. It’s a beast – 503 horsepower does the trick there – but one …