Steven Nieves

36 Flips | 1 Magazine | @StevenNieve2014 | Keep up with Steven Nieves on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Steven Nieves”

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

My Best Stuff<p>The rising Toronto rapper tells us all about his custom jacket guy, and why nothing beats nostalgic treats.<p>By Yang-Yi Goh22 hours …

Lifestyle

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Long Reads<p>In January 2012, journalist Michael Scott Moore was captured by a gang of pirates during a reporting trip in central Somalia.<p>By Michael …

Red Carpet

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Podcasts<p>Starring the hosts of <i>Bodega Boys, Reply All, Popcast, The Bill Simmons Podcast</i>, and more.<p>By Anna Peele1 day agoView More<p>Best Stuff<p>We …

Have These Divers Found the World's Deepest Underwater Cave?

Polish diver describes dangers and allure of extreme cave diving.<p>Explorers in the Czech Republic may soon announce a new record for the world’s deepest underwater cave. Since July a team of cave divers from Poland has been probing the contours of Hranická Propast, located in eastern Czech Republic, …

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Underwater Animal Colonies Work Together To Move

They're all in this together<p>Think about how jellyfish or squid move. You're imagining a graceful display of jet propulsion, right? It's not uncommon for underwater species to take advantage of their environment to propel themselves through it. In a study released in <i>Nature Communications</i> today, …

Silver scans solve mystery of Jamestown graves

In 2013, archaeologists digging beneath a Jamestown, Virginia, church built in 1608 discovered four graves. But who were the people buried there?<p>The …

Crude oil prices dive 7%

Oil prices continued on their wild roller coaster ride Tuesday, as weak Chinese manufacturing data sent prices tumbling lower.<p>A 7% dive to $45 a barrel comes after prices soared higher to close Monday above $49 a barrel -- a nearly 30% rise in three days.<p>Just a week ago, oil plummeted below $38 a …

US murder rate sees sharp increase in 2015

<b>Murder rates have increased sharply across the US in 2015, with at least 30 cities reporting a rise in violence.</b><p>Experts say factors may vary from city to city, but no-one really knows what has caused the trend, which was first identified this summer.<p>The latest figures obtained by the New York Times …

Device Revives Disembodied Hearts That Have Stopped Beating

It could save a lot of lives<p>There are two ways you can die, from a transplant surgeon’s point of view. Your brain could die while your heart continues beating, or your heart could fail, starving the rest of your body of oxygen. It used to be that only the former could donate their organs—because if …

Clinical Trials

The Chrysler Pentastar V6 is Getting a Serious Makeover

Chrysler's claiming the changes are drastic enough to warrant some attention. Let's take a closer look.<p>To hear Chrysler tell it, the automaker's 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 essentially will be a new engine when it makes its debut in the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee, its first application in the FCA …

Jeep

Disturbing Video Surfaces From McDonald's Chicken Supplier

The supplier, Tyson, has since stopped doing business with the farm in question.<p>McDonald's chicken supplier Tyson Foods has cut ties with a Tennessee farm where an animal rights group said it captured undercover footage of animal cruelty. In the video, which Mercy For Animals released Wednesday, a …

Hurricane Katrina, Then and Now

St. Patrick's Day

The 14,000-Pound Humvee Replacement Is Here

The High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), or Humvee, is easily one of the most iconic off-road vehicles of all time. But having been …

Military

The Stunning Ways Driftwood Builds Landscapes

Changing Planet<p>Lines of spruce trees that grew along decaying driftwood piles mark the locations of past shorelines for thousands of years. (Photo by Natalie Kramer Anderson, Aug 2014)<p><b>By Natalie Kramer Anderson</b><p>I study driftwood in rivers. I have traveled to rivers and creeks in Canada, the United …

North Korea's Kim Jong Un places nation's border in 'semi-state of war'

North Korean leader<p>Kim Jong Unhas ordered troops on the country’s heavily armed border with South Korea to be ready for war, one day after the two countries exchanged artillery fire in a spat over propaganda-spewing loudspeakers.<p>Speaking at an emergency meeting of his Central Military Commission, …

North Korea

Islamic State demolishes 1,500-year-old monastery with bulldozers

The Islamic State group demolished an ancient monastery founded more than 1,500 years ago in central Syria Friday near a town where the extremists abducted dozens of Christians earlier this month, activists and a Christian priest said.<p>The extremist group posted photos on social media Friday showing …

Russia’s Mysterious New Submarine

It looks like the Moscow vs. the USS Jimmy Carter. But can the Kremlin afford the ship’s new technology?<p>On August 11 at the port of Severodvinsk in …

What does a tiny creature look like at the end of the microscope? - Telegraph

Photography

Scientists to get ringside view as comet 67P reaches closest point to Sun

Robot probe Rosetta could provide dramatic images as 67P reaches perihelion, its orbital highpoint – and threatens to break up<p>European scientists are preparing to celebrate an unusual midsummer festival – on a comet that is currently 165 million kilometres from Earth. The comet, …

Wastewater from Colorado Mine Reaches New Mexico

FARMINGTON, N.M. — A yellow sludge spilling from a shuttered gold mine into a southwestern Colorado river has reached northern New Mexico, a state official said Saturday.<p>The plume arrived in the city of Aztec on Friday night and Farmington on Saturday morning, San Juan County Emergency Management …

Black American football player killed by white police officer in Texas

Christian Taylor, 19, dies after a struggle with police after reportedly crashing his car into an automotive dealership<p>A white police officer in suburban Dallas shot and killed an unarmed 19-year-old black man after the man crashed a car through the front window of a car dealership, authorities …

Jokes fly after Tom Brady somehow scores on 60-yard run in practice

Tom Brady scored on a 60-yard touchdown run during practice on Saturday. Seriously.<p>The Patriots have a new secret weapon and his name is Tom …

FYI: What Causes Muscle Twitches?

Got a twitch in your eyelid, arm, or leg? Wondering where the hell it comes from and how to get rid of it? Answers within.<p>Involuntary muscle twitches are exceedingly common and yet not very well understood. "Nearly everyone experiences it," Dr. Daniel Drachman, professor of neurology and …

Amazon is now bigger than Walmart

Amazon, with its online power, has grown even bigger than Walmart.<p>Amazon's market value surged past Walmart's in after-hours trading Thursday, fueled …

2016 Honda Accord Sedan and Coupe

New technologies, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, highlight the mid-size favorite's midcycle update.<p>It’s coming up on three years since the Honda Accord’s successful redesign for 2013, which means the mid-size favorite—and multiple 10Best Cars winner—is due for some fussing over for the …

Soaring global temperatures sees hottest June across the world since records began

Latest figures show that 2015 likely to be the earth's hottest year on record with temperatures rising at an unprecedented rate<p>The first six months of the year have been the hottest since global temperature records were compiled 136 years ago.<p>According to a new report compiled by the US …

Lexus' hoverboard 'is like floating on a cushion of air'

The Lexus hoverboard is real, folks. It's not computer-generated imagery you're looking at, and it's not smoke and mirrors. In fact, what looks a lot like smoke emanating from below the Japanese luxury brand's hoverboard is actually caused by the liquid nitrogen required to keep the 'board's …

Want to know if that Amazon Prime Day price is actually a good deal? Use this tool

Want to know if that Amazon sale is actually a good one? As Prime Day turns into a sad, sordid joke — sales are still going on. A tool named camelcamelcamel will let you know if that leaf blower are actually a bargain.<p>Here’s how it works: you can either visit the camelcamelcamel (let’s just call it …

Extreme Science: Town On Fire

What we can learn from a blaze that's still burning after half a century<p>Town On Fire<p>What we can learn from a blaze that's been burning for half a century<p>Town On Fire<p>Extreme Science Centralia <i>by PopSci</i><p>May 27, 1962, was an ordinary spring Sunday in the rolling green hills of Centralia, Pennsylvania. …

Fossil Fuels