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Awesome Is What The 2016 National Geographic 'Nature Photographer Of The Year' Winners Are

And their work is breathtaking, astonishing, stunning ...<p>Just like last year, the winners of the 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest amaze and astound us.<p>This year the Grand Prize goes to Greg Lecoeur’s jaw-dropping shot of the feeding frenzy that accompanies sardine …

48 hours on the Sunshine Coast: even storms can't spoil an idyllic escape

Famous for long beaches and unspoilt nature reserves, Noosa and Maleny are also great getaways for foodies, shoppers and those seeking tranquility<p>Noosa has long been the jewel of the Sunshine Coast. The main drag of Hastings Street is a triumph of sensitive planning, with its canopy of trees, …

National Parks

How Drones Are Changing Our View of the World

Nanping, Fujian Province, China<br>Aaron Liu<p>1 of 17<p>Seeing the world from above is a metamorphic experience. A leafless tree becomes a spider web, a …

6 Bad-Ass Recipes for All Our "Nasty" Women

That's right. It's Miss Jackson, if you're nasty. Or, in this case, it's Mrs. Clinton.<p>Last night's final presidential debate was full of controversy …

Presidential Debate

10 Slimming Foods to Eat If You Sit All Day

“Wanna take a sit break?” said no desk-bound employee, ever. Most of corporate America is already sitting for eight to 10 hours daily, so instead, we …

14 psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

1. Use a 'decoy' option to get people to buy your product<p>In his TED Talk, behavioural economist Dan Ariely explains the "decoy effect" using an old</i> …

Gorgeous Landscape Photography by Richard Larssen

• shares<br>• Share on Facebook<br>• Tumblr<br>• VKontakte<br>• Reddit<br>• Flipboard<p><b>Richard Larssen</b> is a talented 40-year-old self-taught photographer based in a little town called …

The devastation of Syria will be Obama’s legacy

The ceasefire in Syria may not have been formally pronounced dead, but hopes to resurrect it are fast dwindling. After an aid convoy was destroyed near Aleppo, fighting again intensified and the US and Russia exchanged accusations in the UN. But in reality US diplomacy had collapsed before these …

Middle East

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ISPs

What It Feels Like to Die

Science is just beginning to understand the experience of life’s end.<p>“Do you want to know what will happen as your body starts shutting down?”<p>My mother and I sat across from the hospice nurse in my parents’ Colorado home. It was 2005, and my mother had reached the end of treatments for metastatic …

This Cake Proves That Strawberries Have Never Looked So Good

And it's super cute and super easy to make.<p>Serves 10<p>1 store-bought pound cake<p>1 block (8 oz) cream cheese, softened<p>½ cup powdered sugar<p>1 teaspoon lemon zest<p>1 cup strawberries, diced<p>1. Cut the center out of the pound cake, leaving a half-inch border on the bottom and along each side.<p>2. In a medium …

20 Quick and Fresh Dinners to Make on a School Night

Now that school is back is session, leisurely summer evenings have been replaced with a hustle between soccer practice, band, and homework. When it …

Homemade Eggless Chocolate Brownies

Description<p>Easy homemade eggless chocolate brownie recipe that even a novice can make. Perfect dessert for the vegetarian brownie lover.<p>Ingredients<p>1 …

In This Globe-Trotting Dessert, Many Immigrants Find A Taste Of Home

A couple of months ago I was at Washington, D.C.'s Union Market, where dozens of food vendors sell their wares, when I spotted the word <i>falooda</i> at one of the small stalls. <i>Falooda</i> is a cold, textured dessert or snack that was a regular part of my childhood summers back in India. And this was the …

Ice Cream

15 things successful people do during their lunch break

Experts say your lunch hour is critical for keeping your productivity and energy levels up. Working or rushing through it can be detrimental to your success.<p>"Your lunch hour is your chance to get refocused, reenergized, and refueled (literally) for the rest of your day," says Michael Kerr, an …

How To Learn And Master Any Skill Twice As Fast, According To Science

Whether you're trying to be pro at Photoshop, or step up your tennis game, or master a dueling banjo song, you're probably dutifully following the age-old advice that practice makes perfect.<p>However, contrary to popular belief, doing the same thing over and over again might not be the most efficient …

Warming of oceans could be humanity's 'greatest hidden challenge', report warns

The warming of the oceans may become the “greatest hidden challenge” of our generation, a major new report has warned.<p>The 456-page document, …

Classic British pudding recipes

Sales of traditional British puddings are soaring as Britons go crazy for the Great British Bake Off, a new study revealed yesterday.<p>Old favourites such as spotted dick, jam roly poly and bread and butter are leading the revival so here we've rounded up our favourite British pudding recipes.<p><b>Banana</b> …

Dessert

5 books Barack Obama thinks you should read this summer

Earlier this week, US President Barack Obama dropped his summer playlist, including the likes of Janelle Monáe, Prince, and Chance the Rapper.<p>Now, …

Books

Skincare Mogul Tata Harper Discusses The Future Of Natural Botox

The setting of Tata Harper’s third annual Technology Summit at her home and company headquarters on a farm in Vermont was inspiring enough to make the most citified of folk consider decamping to greener pastures. What’s more, discovering that many members travel into town for the work week (calling …

23 films to watch before the end of 2016

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them<p>The ‘Harry Potter’ train chugs on this autumn with the first in a new series of spin-off films from the …

Movies

Russian Airstrikes on ISIS in Syria Kill 30, Including 24 Civilians

Russian airstrikes have killed 30 people including 24 civilians in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa in Syria, according to a report citing humanitarian …

3tags.org

Airstrikes destroy MSF hospital in Syria and leave 13 people dead

A hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders and specializing in pediatrics in a rebel-held northern Syria province has been destroyed in a series of airstrikes over the weekend that killed 13 people, including four staff and five children, the international medical charity said on Monday.<p>The …

Middle East