Ana Maria Selvaggio

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Joss Whedon talks giving comic closure as Fox takes Buffy, Firefly licenses from Dark Horse

With Buffy coming back to slay more TV vampires and <i>Buffy the Vampire Slayer</i> creator Joss Whedon juggling the million projects he’s taken on since …

Comics

A 1912 Newspaper Article About Coal Has a Prescient Climate Change Warning

Two billion tons of coal was burning back then and it only would go up.<p>A post that reached the top of Reddit on Thursday today offers a glimpse of …

Climate Change

Stunning Art of Textile Fibers

Tammy Kanat is an uncommun artist : his favorite material are textile fibers ! This creator is a mix between a couturier and a fine artist, as he …

How to draw a dog

Today I am going to show you how to draw a dog. Even though the skeletons of dogs and cats are quite similar, especially in the simplified version …

The World’s Top 15 Cities

Ready for your next urban getaway? These thrilling destinations continue to beguile T+L readers, who voted them best above all others.<p>What makes a …

Mexico City

This Sheet Pan Orange-Garlic Chicken Is a Weeknight Win

Have you ever tried mojo? The cuban sauce is heavy on the garlic and orange juice, and it happens to be a delicious marinade for chicken. With a …

Trump announces U.S. will exit Paris climate deal, sparking criticism at home and abroad

By Philip Rucker<p>, Reporter<p>Jenna Johnson<p>, Reporter<p>President Trump announced Thursday afternoon that he is withdrawing the United States from the landmark Paris climate agreement, an extraordinary move that dismayed America’s allies and set back the global effort to address the warming planet.<p>Trump’s …

Climate

North Korea Launches Medium Range Ballistic Missile

North Korea has launched a medium-range ballistic missile, U.S. and North Korean officials said Sunday, the latest in a series of tests carried out since President Donald Trump came into office.<p>The launch Saturday came a week after the isolated nation test-fired another missile, which experts said …

A Fairytale World Hidden in the Landscapes of Sweden

As a child, Swedish photographer Isabella Stahl spent her days with the horses in the stable. She and the other kids in her village swam in the lakes …

10 Swedish habits we should all adopt

<i>Lagom</i><p><i>Lagom</i> is a word that means “just the right amount”. <i>Lagom är bäst</i> is a popular Swedish proverb, and translates to “enough is as good as a feast”. …

Cleveland police seek suspect in Facebook homicide video

By Drew Harwell<p>, Reporter<p>Cleveland police and the FBI were hunting for a shooter who killed an elderly man in broad daylight and posted a video of it on Facebook.<p>“I found somebody I’m about to kill,” the man said in the video, as he pulled his Ford Fusion to the side of a road in east Cleveland …

Cleveland Police

Why you should always choose a wooden cutting board

<b>No other work surface compares when it comes to cleanliness, knife maintenance, and - let's be honest - attractiveness.</b><p>Ask a chef what their most …

Call the exorcist: pope tells priests to consult experts in casting out demons

Pope Francis advised confessors to refer to an exorcist to better address parishioners’ who have ‘real spiritual disorders’ with supernatural origins<p>Pope Francis has advised priests who hear troubled confessions from parishioners to not hesitate to call on the services of an exorcist.<p>A good …

75-square-foot micro home packs in all the essentials

The Ecocubo is clad in cork and lined with particle board<p>Another micro-living solution has arrived, courtesy of Ecocubo, a Portuguese concept. Measuring just 7 square meters, or approximately 75 square feet, the tiny cubic structure, which is sustainably constructed, of course, is clad in cork and …

Emma Thompson confirms she will not return for Love Actually sequel

Actor says she and Richard Curtis had decided against bringing back her character following the death of Alan Rickman, who played her husband<p>Emma Thompson has confirmed that she will not be returning for the belated sequel to Love Actually, owing to the death of Alan Rickman, a close friend who …

Trump administration withdraws federal protections for transgender students

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Trump administration on Wednesday night withdrew Obama-era protections for transgender students in public schools that let them use bathrooms and facilities corresponding with their gender identity.<p>The announcement is a significant victory for opponents of the Obama …

Title IX

Director Denis Villeneuve embraces the unknown with 'Arrival'

"At one point in my life I had to choose between mathematics and cinema," says "Arrival" director Denis Villeneuve, who sees a similarity in the two disciplines: problem-solving. "There's pleasure in the complexity. When I'm talking to my editor, I start to draw equations, trying to understand the …

Blade Runner

Australia’s leader dissed renewables amid the kind of heat wave climate scientists warn about

Australians sweltered in a brutal heat wave over the weekend that caused bushfires and minor blackouts, as people cranked up their air conditioners under temperatures easily reaching the mid to high 40’s Celsius (120°F). Scientists predict more such heat waves—only longer and hotter—in the future …

Heat Waves

Tom Price Confirmed as Donald Trump's Health and Human Services Secretary

Rep. Tom Price, R-Georgia, was confirmed as secretary of health and human services in a vote that took place in the wee hours of Friday morning, providing momentum for Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act.<p>Consistent with all of President Donald Trump's Cabinet confirmations this week, …

Federal appeals court rules 3 to 0 against Trump on travel ban

By Matt Zapotosky<p>, Reporter<p>A federal appeals panel has maintained the freeze on President Trump’s controversial immigration order, meaning previously barred refugees and citizens from seven majority-Muslim countries can continue entering the United States.<p>In a unanimous 29-page opinion, three …

Immigration

Hundreds of bison sent to slaughter over tribes' objections

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park on Wednesday started shipping hundreds of wild bison to slaughter for disease control, as a …

Wildlife

Carbon tax push from former GOP officials faces uphill slog

WASHINGTON (AP) — A push by a group of senior Republican statesmen for a tax on carbon to help lessen the effects of climate change is already …

The White House

This One Photo Proves Australia Is Actually The Portal To Hell

Brace yourselves, summer is here with a vengeance.

With 404 cases, Washington mumps outbreak continues to grow

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Thursday, Washington state reported 404 confirmed and probable cases of mumps since October. Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus spread from person to person through saliva and mucus.<p>Two counties are reporting just one case each, while six counties have multiple cases. King …

Public Health

GOP-backed measures seek to rein in science used at EPA

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pondering new restrictions on how the Environmental Protection Agency can use scientific data, congressional Republicans are …

Pesticides

Military brass sound alarm about 'insidious decline' in readiness

For decades, the F/A-18 Hornet has been the Navy’s front-line combat jet – taking off from aircraft carriers around the globe to enforce no-fly zones, carry out strikes and even engage in the occasional dogfight.<p>But the Navy’s ability to use these planes is now greatly hindered as more than 60 …

U.S. Coast Guard works to contain tugboat oil spill on Florida coast

(Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard worked on Wednesday to contain an oil spill caused by a leak on a tugboat along the northeastern coast of Florida, the guard said.<p>The guard responded to a call at about 3:45 p.m. local time that a tugboat was leaking oil into the Halifax River in Ormond-By-The-Sea, …

Orangutan squeaks reveal language evolution, says study

<b>Scientists who spent years listening to the communication calls of one of our closest ape relatives say their eavesdropping has shed light on the origin of human language.</b><p>Dr Adriano Reis e Lameira from Durham University recorded and analysed almost 5,000 orangutan "kiss squeaks".<p>He found that the …

Ethnology

We May Never Know What Happened In Trump’s First Military Operation, Officials Say

Military officials tell BuzzFeed News that they may never know just what happened in the first Navy SEAL raid of the Trump administration, including whether an 8-year-old girl was killed in the firefight.<p>WASHINGTON — When it comes to the US raid in Yemen targeting a suspected al Qaeda headquarters, …