Moises Olmeda

446 Flips | 13 Magazines | 2 Followers | @MoisesOlmed2016 | Keep up with Moises Olmeda on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Moises Olmeda”

The best classic holiday TV specials and where you can watch them

Between turkey stuffing and gift wrapping, the holiday season may seem like an endless list of chores to check off from your to-do list, but that doesn’t mean you should skip one important tradition.<p>Grab the family, hot cocoa and cookies and snuggle up on the couch in front of the television for a …

Best tech gifts of 2017 for science fans

Features<p>From augmented-reality games to geeky fashion accessories, there's something for all the science lovers on your list.<p>Still searching for the perfect gifts for the science lovers in your life? Maybe you don't have a spare $2 million lying around to wow your loved ones with a personal …

Ancient Skeletons Could Finally Reveal Origins of The Dead Sea Scrolls

The remains of a mysterious sect, buried for 2,200 years.<p>Ever since they were discovered some 70 years ago, the Dead Sea Scrolls have fascinated …

Archaeology

DIY Detox: Simple Recipes to Master Your Cleanse, Naturally

A handful of years ago detoxing was approached with curiosity and maybe a little skepticism. It has now become a popular method for jump starting a …

13 Science-Backed Signs You're Smarter Than You Realise

Don't underestimate yourself.<p>Everyone wants to be humble. Who me, smart? Nah, I'm just a good test-taker.<p>And anyway, it's kind of crass to go around …

This $129K Airstream Is a Shockingly Luxurious Way to Travel

There are travel trailers — and then there's the brand-new Airstream Globetrotter. This opulent "Glamper" is the perfect travel vehicle for the …

How Cosmic Rays Revealed a Secret Void in the Great Pyramid

The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the storied Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Also called Khufu's Pyramid, It's among the oldest, biggest …

Mexico’s Record Violence Is a Crisis 20 Years in the Making

MEXICO CITY — The forces driving violence in Mexico, which is now on track for its worst year in decades, were first set in motion 20 years ago by two events that were, at the time, celebrated as triumphs.<p>First, Colombia defeated its major drug cartels in the 1990s, driving the center of the drug …

Mexico

Obama-era uranium deal yields new questions, new accusations and new investigation

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Republicans announced a probe into the circumstances surrounding the sale of a uranium mining company to Russia's Atomic Energy Agency, Rosatom, that was approved by the Obama administration in 2010.<p>The deal had to be approved by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the …

House Intelligence Committee

These Classic Cole Haan Boots Are Handcrafted in Maine and Available Now

For those who appreciate high-quality boots, it’s hard to beat a pair of handcrafted, American-made boots in a classic style. Not only do higher …

For Clues To China's Crackdown On Public Expression, Look To Its Economy

On a sunny Tuesday afternoon in September, Liang Xiaojun received a knock on the door. "There were 15 of them: national security police, regular police, justice bureau folks," he remembers.<p>Liang is a human rights lawyer in Beijing, an endangered species since 2015, when China's government …

Colorado Is Booming Right Now—Here's Where to Go

New reasons to visit are popping up every day.<p>Legalized marijuana has brought more and more visitors to Colorado in recent years, but for tourists, the boom in development has also meant high season never truly seems to end. Little mountain towns are flourishing—and adding more reasons to visit …

Denali National Park: Wild, scenic beauty

Six million acres make up Denali National Park, with only one road through it all. The park's untamed lands await your visit in person, but it's still a little cold right now: The summer is the best time to make the trip. Meanwhile, make your plans and enjoy the amazing scenery in the gallery above …

National Parks

Smartphones Are Changing Medical Care in Some Surprising Ways

Technology<p>New apps and accessories will let consumers diagnose and monitor a wide range of conditions<p>Smartphones have transformed how we listen to music, chat with friends, read the news, pay our bills, and more. Now they’re poised to revolutionize health care.<p>Maybe you already use your phone to …

Medical Technology

Here's what can happen to your brain and body when you shoot a gun

You look down the sight of a gun, take aim, slowly exhale, and pull the trigger.<p>What happens next is an explosion of sensations, from a bright muzzle flash and body-jolting recoil to an ear-splitting bang and acrid smell of burnt gunpowder.<p>About 72% of US adults have fired a gun, according to a …

Here’s Ann Coulter’s scathing attack on Hollywood over Weinstein sex scandal

Right-wing firebrand Ann Coulter took to her Twitter account to launch a scathing rhetorical attack on Hollywood for their hypocrisy in looking the other way for decades as movie mogul Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed women.<p>Coulter zeroed in on iconic actress Meryl Streep:<p>The award-winning …

This Overlooked Theory Could Be The Missing Piece That Explains How The EM Drive Works

What if it doesn't break the laws of physics?<p>Ever since the EM drive first made headlines, science lovers have puzzled over how the propulsion system …

Physics

The ultra-gentle drugstore product French women use to wash their faces

When many American women fly to Paris, they often come back with two suitcases: one for clothes and another for their French pharmacy beauty haul. …

Vladimir Voevodsky, Revolutionary Mathematician, Dies at 51

Vladimir Voevodsky, formerly a gifted but restless student who flunked out of college out of boredom before emerging as one of the most brilliant and revolutionary mathematicians of his generation, died on Sept. 30 at his home in Princeton, N.J. He was 51.<p>Nadia Shalaby, his former wife, said he was …

Mathematics

New N.S.A. Breach Linked to Popular Russian Antivirus Software

WASHINGTON — In the latest case of an insider removing sensitive data from the nation’s largest intelligence agency, Russian hackers obtained classified documents that a National Security Agency employee had taken and stored on his home computer. Investigators believe the hackers may have …

National Security Agency (NSA)

The problem with Nobel prizes and the myth of the lone genius | Jenny Rohn

Restricting Nobel prizes to three individuals has always been problematic, and increasingly glosses over the contributions of everyday scientists<p>Yesterday, the Nobel prize in physics was awarded for the discovery of gravitational waves, following a massive group effort by the Laser Interferometer …

Trump administration backpedals on citizenship for 'Dreamers'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. official told Congress on Tuesday it would be “rational” to legislate a path for citizenship for illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children, but within hours the administration backtracked, saying his comments did not state the views of President …

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

How Messing With Our Body Clocks Can Raise Alarms With Health

Research that helped discover the clocks running in every cell in our bodies earned three scientists a Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday.<p>"With exquisite precision, our inner clock adapts our physiology to the dramatically different phases of the day," the Nobel Prize committee wrote of the work of …

CBS fires vice president who said Vegas victims didn't deserve sympathy because country music fans 'often are Republican'

CBS has parted ways with one of the company’s top lawyers after she said she was “not even sympathetic” to victims of the Las Vegas shooting because “country music fans often are Republican,” when discussing the mass shooting that unfolded in Las Vegas late Sunday night.<p>Monday night she issued a …

Las Vegas

Working Geek: 9 technology execs share their favorite apps and software tools

Slack, Evernote, Microsoft Office, Google Suite.<p>Those are a few of the most popular apps that the busy executives featured in our Working Geek series …

There's a tiny college outside Los Angeles where graduates out-earn Harvard and Stanford alums

Located in Claremont, California, Harvey Mudd is an 829-person liberal arts college that might go unnoticed to the uninitiated. It's not a member of the Ivy League, nor does it have the celebrity of Stanford University, its neighbor to the north.<p>In fact, if you're not familiar with the Claremont …

Cybercriminals are feeding off of America's small businesses, new study shows

Businesses paid hundreds of millions of dollars to hackers last year, a new report shows.<p>A study released by data security solutions firm Datto, found that small-to-mid-sized businesses paid $301 million in ransomware – or malicious software that blocks access to a system until a ransom is paid – …

Are We About To See A Black Hole?

If there is one thing science is good for, it's going to extremes.<p>A lot of science's history is just one story after another of people figuring out how to do something that, just a few years before, was thought to be impossible.<p>The impossible was heavy on my mind last Wednesday as I found out just …

Courmayeur Is Northern Italy's Hidden Treasure—and the Perfect Mountain Vacation

This year, skip Vail and book a trip to Italy.<p>You’re starting to plan your pre-holiday vacation. Ski towns are fun. Aspen, with all its glorious panoramas and luxury resorts, seems like a solid choice for a destination…right?<p>My advice: skip the corporate sponsor vibes and overpriced burger bars, …