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South Africa in danger of becoming 'a mafia state,' ANC leader warns

South African President<p>Jacob Zumais facing allegations that he allowed a powerful family to engineer the hiring and firing of Cabinet ministers.<p>Members of his own ruling party, the African National Congress, have come forward in recent days claiming that members of the Gupta family offered them top …

Yale, Little Rock Shine on Day 1 of March Madness: Pictures


Adele Reveals That She’s Got A Massive Headline Gig Set For This Summer

Adele, a recording artist so popular that it is now borderline illegal not to have a record of hers in your home, has revealed that she’ll be headlining Glastonbury.<p>The “Hello” mega-seller shared this exciting bit of festival news yesterday during a gig at London’s O2 Arena. According to Adele, she …

Dolly Parton

Pope Francis gets an Instagram account

He has got a long way to go to catch up with Selena Gomez's 70 million followers but Pope Francis made a good start when he joined Instagram on Saturday.<p>Within an hour of signing up to the photo-sharing app he had gained 10,000 followers.<p>He is using the name @Franciscus, Latin for Francis.<p>Janey …

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Russia plane crash: Flight recorders 'significantly damaged'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Investigators working to extract data from flight recorders from a flydubai jet that crashed in Russia say they are "significantly damaged."<p>Flight FZ981 from the United Arab Emirates was making its second attempt to land in Rostov-on-Don early Saturday when it crashed about 250 meters (800 …


Spotlight: The Phoblographer Editor-in-Chief Chris Gampat

<b>My name is</b> Chris Gampat and <b>I’m a</b> photo blog editor at The Phoblographer.<p><b>The Phoblographer</b><p><b>My work specializes in</b> the psychology of photographers for the most part, but also real-life use of products. <b>I have a passion for</b> photography, pizza and photos of pizza.<p><b>I use Flipboard because</b> it’s a pretty …

5 Topics for Republican Debate No. 12

Thursday’s Republican presidential debate comes at a crucial time in the nominating process, just five days ahead of major contests in Florida and Ohio, when 367 Republican delegates are at stake. Florida is considered a must-win for the state’s Senator Marco Rubio and Ohio Gov. John Kasich is in a …

First Edition

Toni-Marie Wiseman<p>NTV is headquartered in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, the easternmost tip of North America. NTV is independently …

The unlikely photo that kickstarted the social web

Hundreds of millions of personal photos are uploaded to the web every day, but which one was the first? Rose Eveleth investigates.<p>In 1989, Silvano de Gennaro, a computer scientist at the Cern laboratory in Switzerland, decided to start a music festival that still runs to this day. He called it the …


The dark tales of the world’s most epic sleep-talker

Every time that Dion McGregor fell asleep, he would narrate his dreams in astonishing detail. Luckily, his flatmate recorded them, and the resulting tapes reveal the truly strange places our minds go to at night.<p>“Do you know Edwina didn’t even cry when that crocodile popped off her leg? She didn’t …

The Brain

iPad App of the Week: Mr. Jump for iPad – a retro, addictive jumper that does freemium right

<b>Mr. Jump</b> is a side-scrolling jumper that has great retro graphics, super-responsive and simple controls, and stands out from a crowd of similar games with its addictive “one more try” gameplay. Yes it has in-app purchases, but in this case they don’t detract at all and make the game free.<p>In Mr. …

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Review: Chisel iPad dock by iSkelter

The Chisel iPad dock is made by the folks at iSkelter. These guys caught my eye a while ago on KickStarter with their unique collection of wooden docks, desks and accessories. A quick visit to there website, and I knew I had to get my hands on one of their iPad docks to review. I love that their …


Review: Pencil Stylus for iPad

I’ve had about four months to use the Pencil Stylus from FiftyThree, and I think it’s now safe enough to call this purchase a success. I was initially worried by reviews I’ve seen on Amazon that suggest that the Pencil can’t hold up for very long before breaking, but I’ve been taking the stylus …


Take a Look Inside to the Google’s London Headquarters

Google is the internet’s biggest company. Until the first day the company change many things in our lives. The technologies they invented shape the …


New York Fashion Week Opens: Pictures


Misty Copeland Re-creates Iconic Degas Paintings

Misty Copeland is more than one of the greatest ballet dancers in the world, now she’s quite literally a work of art.

Pope Francis Receives Sombrero Ahead of Mexico Visit

A Mexican journalist aboard Pope Francis' flight from Rome to Havana on Friday gave the pontiff a traditional Mexican sombrero. The pope will visit Mexico for a week-long trip.<p>The pontiff stopped in Cuba for a historical meeting with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill that the Vatican sees as a …


Kanye, Kardashians Headline NY Fashion Week: Pictures

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Mexicans Turn to Santa Muerte, 'Saint Death'

Five Nutrition Myths About Cold and Flu Season

Raw: NJ Warehouse Fire Burning Out of Control

Afghan courts said these ex-U.S. detainees should be freed. Why weren’t they?

KABUL — Even as President Obama pushes to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba before he leaves office, another legacy of post-9/11 U.S. detention policies persists here in Afghanistan, where three men languish in one of the world’s toughest prisons despite court orders for their …


Brazil says a third adult has died of Zika

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s health ministry said Thursday that a 20-year-old woman infected with Zika has become the country’s third adult fatality linked to the virus, but scientists caution that they're only beginning to identify Zika’s potential risks to human health.<p>After falling ill last April, …

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A Replica of the Doomed Titanic Will Set Sail in 2018

An Australian millionaire is planning to re-create the original Titanic—yes, the very same Titanic that sunk in 1912 and inspired the 1997 movie of …


Now You Can Have Your Very Own Custom Kanye Album Cover

After months of hype, rumors and title changes, Kanye West finally debuted his new album, <i>The Life of Pablo,</i> at Madison Square Garden Thursday. …

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