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Pakistan university attack: what we know so far

Gunmen storm Bacha Khan campus in Charsadda and open fire on students and teachers

Detachable Airplane Cabin Designed to Float to Safety in an Emergency

A fear of air travel is a common phobia, as about a third of people suffer from flying-related anxiety. Ukrainian aviation engineer Tatarenko Vladimir Nikolaevich has conceptualized a way to ease this worry and make airplanes safer. His solution is a passenger cabin that's able to detach from the …

Champagne flowed when released Americans finally left Iran

LANDSTUHL, Germany (AP) — Pale but smiling, former U.S. Marine Amir Hekmati recounted Tuesday how disbelief turned to joy when he and three fellow …

16 injured in shooting at US Louisiana state

NEW ORLEANS: A gunfight erupted on Sunday in a New Orleans park during a party where a music video was being filmed, leaving 16 people injured, …

Man Who Allegedly Shot 17 People In New Orleans Park Is Now In Custody…

Lost in the shuffle during the Colorado Springs shooting. NOLA needs to create ‘safe spaces’ for the local population to congregate in peace without …

Alberta Ferretti

MARIAGE INTERVIEW<p><b>L'été dernier, Alberta Ferretti dévoilait sa collection de robes de mariée "Forever 2016" lors d'un défilé exclusif à Rome. Des</b> …

Interview: Magnus Wennman's Powerful Photos Reveal Where Syrian Refugee Children Sleep

Of the 4 million Syrian refugees who have fled their war-torn country since 2011, roughly half are children.<p>Since January, award-winning Swedish photojournalist Magnus Wennman has journeyed across the Middle East and Europe to document the sobering reality of these children's lives as they lay …

Middle East

Rare Sighting of a "Blue Dragon" Spotted on the Shores of Australia

Depending on your tastes, this bizarre little blue creature may inspire either aww-worthy shrieks of excitement or a bit of discomforted shock, possibly a combination of both. Meet the blue dragon, one of the weirdest and most wonderful little-known animals in the world. The proper name of this …

Australia

While the World Focuses on the Islamic State, Assad Keeps Bombing Doctors and Civilians | VICE News

A new report is warning the world not to focus too much on the Islamic State (IS), noting that the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been bombing hospitals and civilian targets, a situation made worse recently by the arrival of Russian warplanes.<p>Russian airstrikes hit medical …

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Why You Should Never Get Your Ears Pierced at the Mall

It's a really, really bad idea.<p>Seems innocent, right? You want to get your or your kid's ears pierced and you figure, I'll just head on down to the mall and get it done at one of those kiosks or affordable accessory shops. But unfortunately, that's a not-so-smart move. Why, you ask? It's dangerous, …

A night of terror in Paris leaves as many as 150 people dead

<i>Updated at 4:00am EST on Nov. 14</i><p>A series of shootings and explosions have rocked Paris in at least three separate attacks, with as many as 150 dead, according to some news reports. French president François Hollande declared a state of emergency after the “unprecedented” attacks, calling in the …

France

What to Simmer for a Fresh, Seasonal-Smelling Home

It's hard to think about potpourri without sneezing; the very idea of dried husks and petals in a decorative bowl screams dust and must. Which is why many take to the stovetop method, especially during the holiday seasons—though does a bubbling gunk of reduced wine, orange segments, and cloves …

Delicate ‘Knit’ Glass Sculptures by Carol Milne | Colossal

<p>Seattle-based artist Carol Milne (previously) fabricates flowing glass sculptures that mimic the delicate patterns of knit yarn. Contrary to the …

Art

Melted Crayon Art. 3 different methods for melting crayons

Crayons

Mixed Media Canvas by Gabrielle Pollacco

Mixed Media Art Postcard - Art Feeds The Soul

Using Tissue Paper and Stencils to Add Texture on a Mixed Media Canvas

Butterfly

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A Cambodian Artist's Intricate Ink | Monday Insta Illustrator

@Visothkakvei draws everything from nature to Batman with patterns that bring a tear to the mind's eye.<p>With his life split between Cambodia and Maine, illustrator Visoth Kakvei presents a fascinating fusion of symbolism and style. He depicts abstract patterns, and imagery ranging from the Statue of …

Art

11 Things Everyone Who Hates Waking Up In The Mornings Understands

No matter how late you sleep in, it's never enough.<p><b>1. You cringe every time your alarm goes off.</b> Morning already?!<p><b>2. Like, an actual physical cringe.</b> Your face freezes up. Your shoulders creep towards your ears. Your eyes pinch shut. It's bad. (It also disrupts your highly comfortable sleeping …

understands

'We are powerless to stop Rwandan-style genocide in Burundi,' admits UN

UN chief speaks out after more than 250 die in extrajudicial killings<p>Fears that Burundi could slide into a Rwandan-style civil conflict grew after the United Nations warned that it was "poorly positioned" to intervene in the country's escalating political violence.<p>The east African nation of 10 …

8 Lip Products That Are Perfect If You Hate Wearing Lipstick

Believe it or not, there are many of us out there who just plain hate wearing lipstick. From chalky formulas, having to reapply it throughout the …

Makeup

15 Gorgeous Unseen Pictures From India By The Photojournalist Behind “Afghan Girl”

The man behind the famous "Afghan Girl" photo has released a new set of pictures of life in India, spanning three decades.<p>Thirty-seven pictures by American photographer Steve McCurry of everyday life in India are to go on display at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York in November, including many …

A Moisturizer That Can Curb Mood Swings? Here's How It Works

Looks like Midol might have a little competition—in the form of a body balm. Sweet Brown Sludge Mood Stabilizing Salve ($12, sweetbrownsludge.com) is …

Skin Care

12 Brussels Sprout Recipes for Thanksgiving

Few foods have experienced as dramatic a transformation as Brussels sprouts—for years they were maligned as being mushy and smelly, but these days you can barely find a hip restaurant that <i>doesn't</i> serve them. It's easy to see why: when cooked correctly, these little brassicas have a wonderfully …

Cooking

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

Afghanistan earthquake: rescue teams struggling to reach survivors

Aid agencies in Pakistan and Afghanistan say freezing weather and destruction of homes and roads has put more lives at risk<p>Freezing weather, blocked roads and a lack of shelter are endangering the lives of the survivors of the earthquake that rocked Afghanistan and Pakistan, aid agencies have …