Stephanie Gelardo

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Get to know António Guterres. He'll be running the UN for a while.

It’s official: António Guterres, former socialist prime minister of Portugal, will be the next secretary general of the United Nations.<p>Guterres had been the rumored frontrunner for months, but the selection still came as a bit of a surprise because many UN diplomats and observers believed that …

UN Secretary-General

Women of the CIA: The Hidden History of American Spycraft

U.S. CIA Women<p>“My first son was my 1993 World Trade Center bombing baby,” says Gina Bennett, a veteran CIA analyst who has spent her career tracking …

8 Secrets of Great Communicators

Great communication skills are a powerful tool to have in your arsenal. Here are eight proven strategies that will improve yours today.<p>When it comes to communication, we all tend to think we're pretty good at it. Truth is, even those of us who are good communicators aren't nearly as good as we …

Public Speaking

7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

27 DIYs You Need for Your First Apartment

If you’re moving into your first apartment, it can be a bit intimidating but also exciting, with new friends, new activities and a new city to explore. It’s time to become <i>an</i> <i>adult</i><i>.</i> Wait, what?! How do you do that? The best way to get comfortable in a new city is to make your house feel like home. In …

Wall Art

Too many laws treat the poor like children who cannot be trusted

Americans on programs like Snap and Tanf are becoming the target of punishing policies that robs them of their dignity<p>When you’re trying to feed your family and stretch a dollar, steaks and short ribs don’t make it to your grocery list. As one of nine siblings in a low-income household in …

What If Everybody Didn't Have to Work to Get Paid?

Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it.<p>Scott Santens has been thinking a lot about fish lately. Specifically, he’s been reflecting on the aphorism, “If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach a man to …

7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads right now

We got the week off to a great start with our list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, and there are still a few apps on that list that …

Apps

Steve Blank On Why Most Startups Fail, And It's Got Nothing To Do With Technology

When well-known entrepreneur Steve Blank took the stage at Qualcomm’s San Diego headquarters last week, it felt a little like a rock star was in the house. The audience was chock full of current and aspiring startup founders, many of them engineers (this was Qualcomm’s stage, after all….).<p>Blank is …

Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything

Launching a new enterprise—whether it’s a tech start-up, a small business, or an initiative within a large corporation—has always been a hit-or-miss proposition. According to the decades-old formula, you write a business plan, pitch it to investors, assemble a team, introduce a product, and start …

Steve Blank About Steve

Put to a vote, I might have been chosen “least likely to succeed” in my New York City high school class. My path has taken me from repairing fighter …

Startups

How To Find A Parallel Universe: Cern Boosts Data Intelligence

CERN is restarting its Large Hadron Collider (after a two-year massive upgrade) to start working on amazing experiments to reveal the identity of “dark matter” and to search for tiny black holes that could be gateways to parallel universes or alternate dimensions. Yes, modern physics and math …

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Brain-to-brain 'telepathic' communication achieved for first time

Team of US-led researchers successfully achieves brain-to-brain communication between humans from India to France<p>For the first time, scientists have been able to send a simple mental message from one person to another without any contact between the two, thousands of miles apart in India and France.<p>…

Volunteers flock to Napa to lend quake victims a helping hand

They came in a flurry of orange, descending on this quake-ravaged neighborhood with brooms, shovels and dozens of hands.<p>Then they formed a human chain in Lori Lemieux' frontyard, passing the crumbled bricks of her home's fallen chimney into a waiting truck bed.<p>The retired clerical supervisor …

Before & After: A Creative Solution for a No-Closet Bedroom

When you don't have a closet, it might make sense to fill your bedroom with big furniture so you can pack away your clothes and accessories, hiding …

What is the blue hour?

The blue hour – when the sun is some distance below the horizon, when the sky is deep blue and the landscape is suffused with bluish light – is a …

Deep Blue

Best DIY Websites for Free Furniture Plans and Projects

DIY-minded folks, take note. The following websites are chock full of free plans to build tables, storage, beds — you name it. They'll give you the …

Islamic Fashion - Photographs and text by Nafise Motlaq | LensCulture

Islamic Fashion is a kind of new industry, which is growing very fast in some Islamic countries such as Turkey, Indonesia and Malaysia. According to French Fashion University Esmod in Dubai in 2010, the global Muslim fashion industry would be worth $96 billion if half of the world’s 1.6 billion …

Doing time on Italy's prison islands | CNN Travel

37 Places You Need To Visit In Italy

While the food in Italy is reason enough to visit, the country is filled with famous works of art, exceptionally beautiful cities, and gorgeous lakes and mountains.<p>We compiled a list of 37 sites in Italy you should see at least once in your lifetime.<p>We included important classics like Rome's …

The 10 Best Small Cities in America

By David Jefferys, CNTraveler.com<p>Instead of planning a trip to New York City or Los Angeles, explore some of America's quainter cities. These spots, voted among the best in the U.S. by Condᅢᄅ Nast Traveler's readers, have plenty of cultural attractions, stylish hotels, and charm to spare.<p>See how …

New York City

Stephen Colbert skewers libertarian scheme: “I’m tired of the whole idea of a melting pot in America”

<b>Stephen Colbert on "Six Californias" plan (screenshot)</b><p>This plan is more like Tupperware<p>Sarah Gray<p>July 24, 2014 1:30pm (UTC)<p>Last night on "The Colbert Report," host Stephen Colbert investigated the proposed plan to break California into six states. The eccentric plan, known as "Six Californias," was …

Gaza hit by Israeli air raids after clashes

Eleven People have been wounded in Israeli air raids in Gaza, as Palestinians prepared for the funeral of a teenager who was killed in occupied East Jerusalem.<p>The air raids in Gaza began as residents were preparing pre-dawn Ramadan meal, knows as Sohour, on Thursday. "Eleven people were wounded …

What is happening in Iraq and why?

An al-Qaeda breakaway group, apparently backed by other Sunni groups and fighters, has seized a large section of northern Iraq after previously taking much of northeastern Syria with an eye toward establishing an Islamic state straddling the two countries. The situation on the ground is changing …

Nigeria News Today. Your online Nigerian Newspaper : How brave 15-Year-Old Boy rescued two Chibok girls from Boko Haram

9:10 AM CuteNaija 18 Latest News in Nigeria<p>A+ A-<p>Print Email<p><b>Their faces scratched and bleeding, the pitiful remains of their once-smart school</b> …

100-Year-Olds Moms Share Insights On What It Means to Be a Mother

This Mother’s Day, why not take some advice from three women who’ve been moms for a very, very long time?<p>In honor of the 100th anniversary of the …