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Tony Blair: Help groups fighting Islamists in Syria

<b>Tony Blair has said the international community must be prepared to do "everything and more" to support those fighting Islamist militants in Syria.</b><p>The ex-UK prime minister told the BBC Syria had "virtually disintegrated" but there would have to be a political settlement there, involving Russia and …

Middle East

14 Elephants Poisoned To Death With Cyanide In Zimbabwe

The discovery of the carcasses, some of them with their tusks removed, comes roughly two years after poachers killed more than 200 elephants with poison.<p>Fourteen elephants have been poisoned to death with cyanide in Zimbabwe in recent days, some of them with their tusks removed, in the latest rash …

11 #Topical Halloween Costumes For When You Have No Cash

Call it a blessing and a curse (mostly a curse) -- since the dawn of social media, we have to think a lot more about who's going to see our Halloween costumes. Where we once could wrap toilet paper around our limbs or pop some cat ears on before leaving the house on All Hallow's Eve, we now must …

Left Shark

Leadership in Art and Life

Art. What is that?<p>Is it what people do in an attempt to cope with the challenges of life?<p>Is art how people cope with thoughts of death?<p>Is justifiable …

Directed by John Ford • Cinephilia & Beyond

Peter Bogdanovich first met John Ford in 1963, when he conducted the first out of a series of interviews with the legendary filmmaker. Four years …

Clint Eastwood

13 Non-Cheesy Yet Adorable Halloween Decorations For Your Home

Ever find yourself unamused by the run-of-the-mill Halloween decor options? The throw-a-white-sheet-on-it ghost, the sack-o-cobwebs, the half-heartedly carved pumpkin... They've been done so many times, they've simply lost their charm.<p>Instead of leaving your home undecorated in protest, take the …

Decorations

Japan’s First Female Photojournalist is Still Taking Pictures at 101 Years Old

At 101 years old, renowned Japanese photographer Tsuneko Sasamoto continues to express her artistic voice and capture stunning images. Considered to be her country’s first photojournalist at the age of 25, Sasamoto has been documenting history for over 70 years, including pre- and post-war Japan. …

8 Relationship Myths That Can Seriously Damage Your Marriage

Maintaining a marriage is hard enough without having to adhere to certain "rules" or "truths"about relationships from magazines and people you know.<p>With that in mind, we asked relationship experts to share a few myths about relationships that get under their skin. See what they had to say</b> …

Dan Savage

What's the truth about the VIP 'paedophile ring'?

<b>Sensational claims of child abuse and murder were described by police as "credible and true" - but have the accused and genuine victims alike been let down by a rush to judgement?</b><p>This is the story: That some of the most powerful men in the land - a former prime minister, a future home secretary, …

Sociology

The drone that can plant trees

A British company is hoping to use drone technology in order to plant trees in areas that have been deforested.<p>BioCarbon Engineering recently spoke at the United Nations Solutions Summit about how the use of drones and 3D maps could help to plant trees in a cheaper and faster method than is usually …

Moderate Syrian Rebels Say They May Not Be Doing Well But Are Very Much Alive

Syria’s relatively moderate rebel units continue to their struggle as Russian fighter jets become their latest foe.<p>GAZIANTEP, Turkey — Two weeks ago, fighters from the Syrian rebel faction Levant Front won a hotly contested piece of land from the regime in Aleppo. They have, for more than a month, …

25 Badass Lady Tattoo Artists From Around The World

The lovely Maud Wagner, known to be the first woman tattoo artist in the United States, was born in 1877. She worked as an aerialist and contortionist before meeting and eventually marrying tattoo artist Gus Wagner at a World's Fair where she was performing. So the story goes, she agreed to go on a …

Body Art

How we talk about the cloud shapes the way we perceive internet privacy

The semantics of the internet encourage us not to worry about who or what actually has control of our data<p>For most of us, how we perceive the internet is significantly shaped by the language used to describe it: say “web” and dew-dropped silk comes to mind, “net” and woven knots of string, …

These THREE scientists won the Nobel Prize for fighting parasitic diseases

Yesterday in Stockholm, three scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering drugs to treat parasitic diseases …

Women in Science

Floating Ant Islands Seen After Floods In South Carolina

FOX Carolina 21<p>As South Carolina recovers from heavy rain and flooding, one insect is showing off its clever strategy for survival.<p>Fox Carolina’s Adrian Acosta recorded footage of a group of fire ants clinging together to form a life raft as they float on the water.<p>Acosta said he initially thought …

Nature

Chemistry Nobel Goes To DNA Repair

Discovering how cells fix their own genes has won three scientists the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.<p>Finding out how our cells repair themselves has won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for one scientist from the United Kingdom and two from the United States, opening the way to new treatments for cancer and …

Obama Apologizes To Doctors Without Borders Chief For Afghan Hospital Bombing

The medical charity acknowledged the presidential phone call but repeated its demands for an international body to take up the investigation into the airstrike that killed 22 people.<p>President Barack Obama called the head of aid agency Doctors Without Borders on Wednesday, the White House announced, …

How To Make Big Money From Education As A "Covert For-Profit"

A new report says that by converting their schools to nonprofit status, some college companies can avoid scrutiny and regulation but keep making big profits.<p>As politicians and regulators pay closer attention to for-profit colleges, some companies have stepped out of the spotlight by seeking to …

David Cameron addresses Conservative Party conference in Manchester

David Cameron delivers a speech to delegates at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester.<p>He is expected to announce plans for 200,000 new "affordable" homes.<p>Builders in England would no longer be forced to offer low-cost rented homes in new developments.<p>Instead they would be able to offer …

Conservative Party

What Happened When This Writer Matched With Martin Shkreli On Tinder

Former hedge-funder and pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli became one of the most hated men in America last month when it was revealed that he hiked up the price of a drug developed in the 1950s used to fight a parasitic infection in people with compromised immune systems, like AIDS patients, …

Relationships

How much do you need to earn for a mortgage on one of David Cameron's 'affordable' homes?

David Cameron will pledge to turn 'generation rent' into 'generation buy', today, in his keynote speech to Tory Party Conference .<p>The lynchpin of the …

This Woman Secretly Filmed Her Husband Groping Their Maid And May Go To Jail For It

Reactions to the video are split, with many celebrating the woman's courage.

Manhunt Underway For Accidentally Released Louisiana Killer

Authorities in Louisiana learned that a convicted killer had been mistakenly freed when they got a call from a passersby who recognized the lucky con.<p>A manhunt is underway for Benjueil Johnson, 32, who was serving 40 years after pleading guilty to manslaughter and wrongful possession of a firearm …

Crime

David Cameron's Starter Homes Policy Has Been Blasted By Just About Everyone

David Cameron’s pledge to turn "Generation Rent" into "Generation Buy" has prompted outrage from housing campaigners who say his plan will do nothing …

Women in Science

When a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer is Asked for Free Photos…

Want to see how a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer responds to a request for free images in exchange for “credit” from a major news corporation? …

Apple TV dominates streaming, but it makes people sad

A new study puts Apple TV at the top of the streaming-box charts, but it’s faring less well in public perception on social media.<p>Adobe draws data for its quarterly survey, Digital Video Benchmark, from hundreds of apps and billions of online views. And the second chunk of 2015 had some …

Smart TV

The Coolest Kids in Paris Don’t Have to Try Too Hard to Look Good

Away from the bolder-is-better statement looks of Paris Fashion Week exists a street style with a quieter edge—one that the native, baby-faced club kids preternaturally possess. Photographer <b>Pierre-Ange Carlotti</b> turned his lens on them recently, capturing their perfectly lived-in denim, distressed …

Paris Fashion Week

Images of Pluto and Charon continue to captivate Nasa: 'This world is alive'

The space agency will reveal latest data and photos of the planet and its moon from New Horizons spacecraft Thursday, adding to its unprecedented collection<p>The newest images and data from Pluto continue to astound Nasa scientists, lead researcher Alan Stern said on Monday, telling a university hall …