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Revealed: Facebook exposed identities of moderators to suspected terrorists

A security lapse that affected more than 1,000 workers forced one moderator into hiding – and he still lives in constant fear for his safety<p>Facebook put the safety of its content moderators at risk after inadvertently exposing their personal details to suspected terrorist users of the social …

Counterterrorism

If You Want to Be Truly Happy, Stop Worrying About These 24 Things in Your Life

We are each responsible for our own happiness.<p>If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing …

Happiness

Learning These 9 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

This curated post is authored by Elle Kaplan, Founder &The post Learning These 9 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life appeared …

9 surprising ways meditation changes your brain

By giving our bustling mind a dedicated break from its day-to-day worries, these studies suggest, we actually empower it to run more efficiently when we're using it. This can come in handy when we're trying to solve a tough problem, focus intently on a task, or search for creative inspiration for a …

The Best Way To Get Cheap Solar: Shop Around

A new report finds that there can be big difference in prices to get solar installed on your home–especially between big companies and more local installers.<p>If you’re thinking about getting solar panels for your roof, here’s two pieces of advice, free of charge. One, shop around. And, two, don’t be …

Solar Power

32 Favorite Books of High Achievers

These are the books dozens of successful executives say everyone should read.<p>Inspiration, escape, and ideas for self-improvement often come in the form of a good book. Here are the top picks of more than two dozen high-achieving executives.<p>1. <i>Tiny Beautiful Things</i> by Cheryl Strayed<p>"[E]very single …

Band of Brothers

American dreams: The USA's best new homes

There's a total of 14 projects in the 2017 Housing Awards, split into the following categories: One/Two Family Custom Housing, One/Two Family …

10 Items Every Home Should Have

You've got the bed, table, and dresser down. What about everything else? Here, the essentials you never knew you needed<p>Here at <i>AD,</i> we like to think beyond the literal meaning of home as shelter. To us, the place where you rest your head and store your belongings is much more than a physical …

The Trending Color That Will Soon Heat Up Your Home Decor

(Image credit: Cargo Collective)<p>Something strange is happening in the home decorating world right now. After years of grays, greens and blues …

Nordic Noir: 7 Scandinavian Homes Enveloped in Black

Scandinavian architecture finds beauty in simple, functional spaces. Through clean lines, angular structures and minimalist principles, well-executed Scandinavian homes employ acute design to make daily life increasingly comfortable and uncomplicated. Enveloped in black — a deliberate shade both …

Modern desert house has mountain views, dramatic shadows

Ahh...<p>Concrete is the gift that keeps on giving, if we’re talking about stunning residential architecture. Over on the desert terrain of Santa Fe, New Mexico, a striking home comprising two perpendicular concrete structures rises to frame vast mountain views and a stellar indoor-outdoor …

9 Of The Best Bars In London

It will take you almost 19 years to visit all of London’s licensed bars… a mind-boggling challenge if you’re up for it? Just like any city, it can be …

Make It Your Style: Kitchen Island Alternatives Using Repurposed Pieces

The kitchen island is often the central hub of a home, so why not make one that reflects your home's core style? Start with an unexpected …

You'd Never Know Emma Watson's Gorgeous Met Gala Look Was Actually Made of Garbage

Emma Watson may be over her wizarding days, but she certainly isn't done bewitching us on the red carpet. At Monday's Met Gala, the actress surprised …

Met Gala

We’ve changed a life-giving nutrient into a deadly pollutant. How can we change it back?

<i>Originally published on</i> <i>Ensia</i><i>.</i><p>Coastal dead zones, global warming, excess algae blooms, acid rain, ocean acidification, smog, impaired drinking water quality, an expanding ozone hole, and biodiversity loss. Seemingly diverse problems, but a common thread connects them: human disruption of how a …

Farming

Massive solar storm would pose considerable dangers – are we ready?

Across the globe, the scientific community and governmental bodies are preparing for the threat posed by the potential of a massive geomagnetic solar …

Space Weather

Hubble image of galaxies in Sculptor implies 100 billion galaxies in the Universe.

Perhaps you’ve heard that there are a hundred billion galaxies in the Universe. That’s a soul-crushing number, so vast and unreachable that it’s …

Universe

10 Things I Learned While Making My Wedding Dress for a Marriage That Didn't Happen

Or, what to wear to your un-engagement party.<p>1. You really want to do this (sew your own wedding dress).<p>It took me a year to learn how to sew. I made a bunch of different garments to get to that point. A shift dress, a dress with cutouts, a vintage crop top, a circle skirt with pockets. In the past …

Weddings

Field Of Light: Artist Uses 50,000 Lights To Turn Desert Into Surreal Fairytale

Bruce Munro is an internationally acclaimed British artist best known for his vast and immersive light-based installations. For this latest project, …

Global warming may be far worse than thought, cloud analysis suggests

Researchers find clouds contain more liquid – as opposed to ice – than was previously believed, threatening greater increase in temperatures<p>Climate change projections have vastly underestimated the role that clouds play, meaning future warming could be far worse than is currently projected, …

Climate Change

A monster black hole was found in an unexpected part of the universe

Astronomers have found a supermassive black hole at the center of a galaxy in a "sparsely populated" area of the universe, NASA announced yesterday. The finding is important because black holes that size were believed to exist only at the core of very large galaxy clusters. The newly found black …

9 of the most beautiful lines from Irish poetry

Ireland has produced a hell of a lot of memorable poets.<p>To tie in with St Patrick's Day, we've rounded up some of the most evocative lines from the …

Life as a female refugee: 'You don't know who to trust' | Human Rights

"We never sleep [at the same time]. One of us always stays awake. We've heard too many stories of women who have been robbed," says 38-year-old Samaher from Baghdad. She has a soft voice and sad, dark eyes.<p>Three weeks ago she fled Iraq with her baby boy and two female friends.<p>Now she is at the …

Protests to continue at Indian university after student leader's arrest

Thousands rally across India as students at Jawaharlal Nehru University strike over Kanhaiya Kumar’s arrest on sedition charge<p>Massive protests are expected to continue at one of India’s top universities following the arrest of the president of the student union on charges of sedition.<p>Thousands of …

India

Wall Art & Wall Artwork Décor at Neiman Marcus

Blue Thoughts<p>"Heidelberg, Germany" Photography Print on Canvas Framed Wall Art<p>"Down the Line" Photography Print on Canvas Framed Wall Art<p>"Hiding in …

Wall Art

You Need to Shop This Home Decor Collab If You're Moving In With Your Guy in 2016

The hardest part about moving in with a guy can be learning to live with someone else's stuff—especially if that "stuff" includes, say, a framed football jersey. A bachelor-pad-special black leather recliner can feel like a personal attack on your good taste, after all. And he doesn't want to live …

Contemporary House Extension Features The World’s Largest Pivoting Doors

Looking at the facade of this house, nobody would suspect that it hides a huge surprise on the other side. The surprise is even more amazing when you …

Elena Dorfman's 'Sublime' photography imagines a more scenic L.A. River

An image in photographer Elena Dorfman's new series on the Los Angeles River shows a magnificent landscape with quintessential Spanish-style, red-tile-roof L.A. homes nestled in green hillsides, a glassy blue stream in the foreground lined with verdant foliage.<p>Unfortunately, you can't visit this …