Sharon .C. Ssekandi

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Air Asia disappearance: Family tells how they were supposed to be on flight

Indonesian businessman Chandra Susanto and his family had booked seats on missing flight QZ8501, but cancelled the day before after father fell ill<p>An Indonesian family who had been scheduled to take the missing Air Asia flight has told how they narrowly missed boarding after cancelling their …

Stark Photographs of America the Beautiful, Forever Altered by Man and Nature

Photographer Victoria Sambunaris seems to live two very different lives. Since beginning her project in 2000, Sambunaris has been taking road trips …

AirAsia plane disappearance: storm clouds may be key clue

Despite the offers of international assistance in the hunt for the aircraft, wreckage from the flight is expected to be found once the planes from Indonesia and its neighbours resume their visual search on Monday morning.<p>Unlike Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, the spectre that haunts the world of …

Looking up in the lobby of this iconic piece of architecture, where a friend of a friend happens to live. He let us into his apartment even though we came unannounced and he was already in bed. The hospitality of the people I've met in Mexico City has been inspiring. #grateful

Our brains are being 'continuously reshaped' by smartphone use

Extensive use of smartphone touchscreens is changing the sensory relationship between our brains and our thumbs, a study published in <i>Current Biology</i> …

A glittery suit, like this one Solange Knowles wore, is perfect for #NYE: http://wmag.co/1wTfyHo

Art for Après Ski

While locals are preparing for the influx of seasonal skiers, the reopened Aspen Art Museum is preparing its winter show: a revival of an exhibition by late Belgian artist Marcel Broodthaers. Originally conceived for the opening of the Institute of Contemporary Art in London in 1974, Broodthaers’s …

Tsunami Millionaires: How Two Orphaned Brothers Survived Tragedy And Built A Business

Ten years ago, Rob, Paul, Matty and Rosie Forkan lost their parents in the Boxing Day tsunami that devastated much of coastal South East Asia.<p>Aged from eight to 17, they faced a harrowing 200km trek across Sri Lanka to try to find out what had happened to their parents before flying back to the …

Objects Spotted That May Be Related to Missing AirAsia Jet, Say Officials

An Australian Orion aircraft has detected suspicious objects that may be related to the missing AirAsia jet, in the Java Sea around 700 miles (1,120 …

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French town tries to save first world war soldier’s room for posterity

Until this year, few would have known the name of dragoons officer Hubert Rochereau, or heard of the tiny village of Bélâbre in central France. But the revelation this autumn that the young soldier’s bedroom, complete with his feathered dress helmet and military jacket, had been preserved for …

17 Ways to Make a New Year's Resolution You'll Actually Keep

Many of us who have used this time of year to turn our bodies around have fallen into the same cycle of failure: We’re frustrated with our size or …

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