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Smithsonian Wilderness Forever Photo Contest Entries

To observe and commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, which was enacted half a century ago on September 3, 1964, the Smithsonian’s …

Live Like Kirsten Dunst in Her New York Penthouse

The actress's two-bedroom penthouse apartment is for rent, including her "quirky antique-style" furniture.<p><i>Getty/Curbed</i><p>Kirsten Dunst is known for her enviable personal style, and now a lucky renter can try it on for size by leasing her New York loft, which she has listed for $12,500 a month. The …

Hudson River

Man who tried to sell crushed pop tart as cocaine prosecuted for fraud

Cameron Mitchell falls foul of North Carolina counterfeit laws<p>Trying to sell drugs to an undercover police officer is not the best move for an aspiring drug dealer.<p>However attempting to pass off a crushed pop tart as crack cocaine has proved particularly unwise.<p>It has left Cameron Mitchell of Rocky …

North Carolina

Fukushima: Trouble in Mushi Mushi Land

Andrea Appleton<p>TAMURA, Japan — Yoshinori Yoshida has loved beetles since he was a boy. In the lush forests of rural Fukushima, Japan, rhinoceros beetles were abundant. Yoshida often gathered the lumbering, charismatic creatures on his walks home from school. The beetles, two-inch-long insects with …

Pakistan police targeted in attacks

Three people have been killed in attacks by suspected Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan fighters targeting police officers in Pakistan's restive northwest, police officials have said.<p>On Monday, a suicide bomber killed one policeman in Tahl, about 100km southwest of Peshawar, while two brothers of a police …

Brain tumour sufferer Ashya King arrives in Prague for proton beam therapy

Five-year-old Ashya King arrives at the specialist hospital in the Czech capital flanked by his mother and a medical team<p><b>Ashya King</b> has arrived in a Prague hospital wearing polka dot pyjamas and clutching a stuffed toy animal as he prepares for his first day of revolutionary proton therapy for an …

Disease threatens as Kashmir flood waters turn fetid | Reuters

SRINAGAR (Reuters) - Indian emergency workers on Monday battled to prevent waterborne diseases like cholera from spreading as fetid water swilled around the Kashmir valley more than a week after the worst flooding in more than a century.<p>A Kashmiri man carries food and water as he walks on a ladder …

Two British Tourists Murdered With Hoe on Thailand's Koh Tao: Cops

Two British tourists were murdered on a beach on a Thai island, authorities said. The 24-year-old man and 23-year-old woman were found stripped naked and bloodied the morning after a beach party on Koh Tao, local police chief Jakkrapan Kaewkhao told NBC News. He said deep wounds to their heads and …

Expect the Unexpected: More 9.0 Megaquakes Are Coming, Study Says

No one should be surprised if a magnitude-9 megaquake erupts off America's West Coast — or anywhere else around the Pacific Ocean's "Ring of Fire," for that matter.<p>That's the upshot of a study in October's issue of the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America: Researchers say that computer …

Geology

When You Can't Afford Sleep

Many low-income workers get just four or five hours of rest each day. Research shows their bodies might never recover.<p>NEW YORK—If it’s a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, or Saturday, Sam McCalman wakes up in his tiny one-bedroom apartment in Flatbush well before the nearest Starbucks opens for …

Dalai Lama calls inter-faith meeting in India amid rising tension

The Dalai Lama is to convene an unprecedented meeting of Indian faith leaders this weekend in an effort to encourage religious harmony in the emerging economic power.<p>Aides said the Buddhist spiritual leader was concerned about rising communal tensions in India as well as a number of other issues, …

Swiss say would shield Snowden from 'political' extradition to U.S. | Reuters

ZURICH (Reuters) - Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden could be granted safe passage in Switzerland if he helped a potential criminal inquiry into U.S. spying there, the Swiss public prosecutor’s office said on Monday.<p>Protesters supporting Edward Snowden, a contractor at the National …

We just had our hottest August on record

But we should really focus on the long-term trend … which is also warming<p>Mazel, Earth! You just had your hottest August ever -- or, at least since records began in 1880. Although the summer was relatively mild in the U.S., the temperature spike was particularly noticeable in West Antarctica. Thus …

Lawyer: Secret children, living and dead, hidden by squalor for years

It was a shocking and gruesome discovery: three dead infants found in a Massachusetts home so squalid that police officers had to search it in hazmat suits.<p>Now, days later, as investigators continue to search through what the Worcester County District Attorney's Office describes as the home's …

Hurricane Odile takes aim at Mexico's Baja California

Residents and tourists hunkered down in shelters and hotel conference rooms overnight as a powerful and sprawling Hurricane Odile made landfall on the southern Baja California peninsula.<p>The area is home to gleaming megaresorts, tiny fishing communities and low-lying neighborhoods of flimsy homes. …

Big solar storm hitting Earth

Will you be watching for the Northern Lights? Share your photos with CNN iReport.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Youvathana Sok looked up and saw more than just stars in the crisp, clear Maine night sky.<p>A colorful, spectacular showing of the aurora borealis greeted Sok, a CNN iReporter, and others at Cadillac Mountain in …

The most educated countries in the world

More people access higher education today than ever before. One in three adults in developed countries held a college degree in 2012, a substantial increase from 2000 when just over one in five had attained such qualifications.<p>According to data recently released by the Organization for Co-operation …

Scottish independence: Cameron, Miliband and Clegg sign 'No' vote pledge

<b>The leaders of the three main parties at Westminster have signed a pledge to devolve more powers to Scotland, if Scots reject independence.</b><p>The pledge, which appears on the front of the Daily Record newspaper, has been signed by David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg.<p>It has three parts and also …

I lost a decade of photographs

I remember my grandmother used to keep all her family photographs in a box by the front door so that if there was a house fire she could save them. The cat could fend for itself but, in the days before digital cameras and hard drives, if you lost a photograph, it was gone for ever.<p>As a member of …

How Our Favorite Celebrities Stay Organized At Home

Looking for chic ways to stay organized? See how stars such as Hilary Swank and Reese Witherspoon keep homes clutter free<p>Looking for chic ways to stay organized? See how stars such as Hilary Swank and Reese Witherspoon keep homes clutter free

Dining Rooms

13 Garlicky Dishes for Summer

Here's how you know that you're definitely not a vampire:<p>You start off every meal by sliding a hefty pile of minced garlic into a sauté pan full of sizzling olive oil.<br>• There's no feeling more gratifying than when a garlic clove's skin comes off with one valiant smash of your knife.<br>• You don't consider …

Nutella Crêpe Cake

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A 3-ingredient cake -- halfway in between delicate and rustic -- you'll want to work into your</i> …

The Best Eggplant Recipes From Around the Globe

An international tour of one of the world's favorite ingredients<p>Eggplant, prepared properly, has a wonderful, creamy texture that enhances all sorts …

Roasted Tomatoes and Onions on Toast

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Managing Editor Kenzi Wilbur tries to convince you to turn on your oven in August. You should listen.</i><p>Late-summer dinners are an exercise in assembly. They are avocado …

Butter Brownies Exist, And The World Feels Right Again

<b>BUTTER. BROWNIES.</b> Together. As one. Do you guys even understand how great and beautiful this dessert is?? We're not talking about brownies that are especially rich thanks to the butter baked inside of them. We're talking about a beautiful batch of brownies -- a dessert not even the strongest of …