Morgan Jipp

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First Miss Peru, now Brazil's Miss Bumbum: In South America, the beauty pageant is the new political platform

By Samantha Schmidt and<p>Samantha Schmidt<p>Reporter covering gender and family issues<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Kyle Swenson<p>Kyle Swenson<p>Reporter for Morning Mix<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Brazil’s 2017 Miss Bumbum contest was rife with intrigue even before any of the 27 women vying for the title stepped on the stage in Sao …

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6 Reasons to Move Abroad While You’re Still Young

Ever dreamed of packing your suitcase and taking off to an unknown place? For many the idea of moving abroad is a pipe dream, a spontaneous pledge …

China Becomes First Country in the World to Test a National Cryptocurrency

Benefits of Digital Currency<p>China’s central bank — the People’s Bank of China — has developed a prototype of a cryptocurrency that it could end up in …

Why Macron Won: Luck, Skill and France’s Dark History

PARIS — The French presidential runoff transcended national politics. It was globalization against nationalism. It was the future versus the past. Open versus closed.<p>But in his resounding victory on Sunday night, Emmanuel Macron, the centrist who has never held elected office, won because he was …

Brogrammer scraped and uploaded 40,000 Tinder pics of 'hoes' online

While you were searching for love on Tinder, one creepy programmer was harvesting your A-game pics and distributing them in bulk to artificial intelligence researchers experimenting with facial recognition.<p>Developer Stuart Colianni reportedly exploited a backdoor in the popular dating app to scrape …

Why winter can be the best time to visit Yosemite National Park

Visitor numbers drop dramatically and you practically have the park to yourself<p>In the summer months, some 600,000 people visit Yosemite National Park a month.<p>Anyone who has spent time at what may be California's most popular outdoor attraction in July or August knows it can be a zoo with traffic …

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Lose all track of time (and cell signal) along California's Redwood Coast. Movie buffs might recognize the region’s scene-stealing backdrops from Hollywood blockbusters like <i>Jurassic Park</i>, <i>E.T.</i> and <i>Star Wars</i>. But the full wonder of California’s 2000-year-old redwoods – some reaching 20 stories high – …

White supremacists are trying to boycott 'Star Wars' for the absolute dumbest of reasons

If there’s one thing anyone who has ever seen a <i>Star Wars</i> movie (or even heard of one, really) knows, it’s that it's a classic tale about the rise of …

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Why social media couldn't call Trump's victory

Chris Kerns is still asking himself what happened on Election Day.<p>Kerns, who runs research at social media analytics firm Spredfast, had a mountain of social media data at his disposal on Tuesday. But he was seeing so many conflicting signs in the presidential race between Republican Donald Trump …

There Is A Magical Little Town In Holland Where The Streets Are Made Of Water

It's like something out of a storybook.<p>There are places in this world that are so surreal and beautiful that when you first see photos of them you naturally assume they must be from a movie set. But while the tiny town of Giethoorn in northern Holland may look like it was built for a film based on …