Sylvia Valencia

26 Flips | 9 Magazines | 56 Likes | 1 Follower | @SylviaValencia | Keep up with Sylvia Valencia 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 “Sylvia Valencia”

20 Simple Exercise Routines to Lose Weight Fast

Sucking in your stomach hoping it will magically disappear? Want to fit into that gorgeous dress hanging in your closet? Desperately hoping you can …

Former Soviet Counterintelligence Officer at Meeting With Donald Trump Jr. and Russian Lawyer

WASHINGTON — The Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. and others on the Trump team after a promise of compromising material on Hillary Clinton was accompanied by a Russian-American lobbyist — a former Soviet counterintelligence officer who is suspected by some U.S. officials of having …

Sick and Afraid, Some Immigrants Forgo Medical Care

DURHAM, N.C. — Dr. Luke Smith drove slowly through the unlit streets of a neighborhood filled with immigrants, searching for an address among small houses with windows ribbed by iron bars. Pharmacy bags lay at his feet.<p>His mission: to deliver medication to patients too frightened to pick up their …

West Coast shores are bathed in ocean acidification “hot spots”

Hot spots of ocean acidification have been found in the waters that wash onto the shores of the West Coast, a major concern for the region’s …

How to rank on the first Google page if you have a low-authority site

The other day I was reviewing an archive of my client’s SEO articles and their rankings. A whole lot of articles didn’t even make the top-30 positions because the competition had much higher DA ranks.<p>Since we were syndicating more newsworthy content to high-profile publications likes Forbes, …

6 reasons why scientists are so excited about gravitational waves

LIGO just found gravitational waves ... again. The real excitement is what happens next.<p>Around 3 billion years ago, a black hole 32 times the mass of our sun crashed into another black hole 19 times the mass of our sun. The resulting cataclysm created a new monster black hole, and literally warped …

Black Holes

Bill Nye Shuts Down Climate Change Skeptic On CNN

Nye used cold hard facts to destroy skeptic’s claims<p>Bill Nye loves two things: science and bow ties. He was defending the honor of both this past …

Ron Howard’s ‘Genius’ Take on Albert Einstein: Sex, Nazis, and Donald Trump

The Oscar winner explains why his new Albert Einstein series ‘Genius’ resonates more after Trump’s election than expected. Plus, why he thinks …

Republicans Trigger Nuclear Option on Neil Gorsuch Confirmation

Republicans changed Senate rules Thursday to push a vote on Neil Gorsuch, after Democrats pulled off the first-ever partisan filibuster of a Supreme …

13 grammatical mistakes that instantly reveal people's ignorance

Homophones — words that sound alike but are spelled differently — can be particularly pesky.<p>Regardless, you should never choose incorrectly in these nine situations:<p>1. 'Your' vs. 'You're'<p>"Your" is a possessive pronoun, while "you're" is a contraction of "you are."<p>Example 1: You're pretty.<p>Example 2: …

Language

Appeals court refuses to stop oil in Dakota Access pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An appeals court on Saturday refused a request from two American Indian tribes for an "emergency" order that would prevent oil …

Judiciary

Alphabet Wants To Fight Disease By Altering Your Body’s Electricity

Verily Life Sciences, Google's former life sciences division, is teaming up with GlaxoSmithKline, one of the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies, to form a new company dedicated to the emerging field of "bioelectronics."<p>In its quest to create solutions for intractable medical problems, from …

The World's Best Airline Is Having A Rare Sale — But You Need To Act Fast

Several weeks ago, Emirates was named best airline in the world by the British travel review website Skytrax. Of course, we've always known the …

Root Beer Cupcakes

Description<p>A Simple Root Beer Cupcake Recipe. This recipe has the perfect amount of root beer flavor for them. Made from a doctored up cake …

Dessert

Fun Easter recipes: Sweet bunny treats

We think these bunny treats are precious and we bet you'll agree. There are recipes below for bunny cookies and a bunny cake, perfect for any Easter …

Coconut Cake IV Recipe

"This cake is soooo good and moist you should make two...that way you can be sure to get some. I take it to work and it disappears really …

7 Brutal Yet Thoughtful Takedowns Of Donald Trump

Some of media's leading voices are making the case against the candidate.<p>As the prospect of Donald Trump being the Republican nominee becomes increasingly likely, many of the media's most prominent voices are warning that the brash businessman poses a bona fide threat to American values.<p>Here are …

Donald Trump

This Maple Belgian Waffle Cake Lets You Have Dessert for Breakfast

May we suggest eating this with a side of fried chicken?<p>The day has arrived: It's officially okay to eat cake for breakfast!<p>Blogger Heather Baird, of Sprinkle Bakes, created this Maple Belgian Waffle Cake and made all of your brunch dreams come true. The cake is a combination of fluffy Belgium …

11 Holiday Cookies That Make Great Gifts

Avoid the crowds at the mall this holiday season -- the very best gifts come from your own kitchen. These cookies are all guaranteed to make your friends, neighbors and teachers smile. The only challenge will be keeping yourself and your family from gobbling them up straight out of the oven!<p><b>1.</b> …

Dessert

21 Show-Stopping Wedding Cakes That Have Some Serious 'Wow' Factor

Give me some sugar! 🍰<p>When it comes to weddings, you <i>can</i> have your cake and eat it too.<p>Below, we’ve rounded up 21 exquisite wedding confections that look and taste like a slice of heaven. <i>(Check out even more beautiful desserts ― including the on-trend drip cake ― here.)</i>

Weddings

Who are these idiot Donald Trump supporters? Trump loves the poorly educated — and they love him right back

<b>A supporter of Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump wears a sticker and a Trump t-shirt during a rally at Radford University in Radford, Va., Monday, Feb. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) (AP/Steve Helber)</b><p>Urban poor are parasites who need personal responsibility. Trump fans are victims …

Donald Trump

Keeping fit: What to eat, when to eat and why

It might be fashionable to exclude carbohydrates from your diet, but it is not necessarily the healthiest approach to eating – especially if you are also working out. Jon Denoris, a performance coach, is a proponent of “nutrient timing”: eating the right food at the right time of day. I spoke to …

A Harvard psychiatrist says 3 things are the secret to real happiness

Psychiatrist Robert Waldinger is the director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, one of the longest and most complete studies of adult life ever conducted. Waldinger described some of the secrets to happiness revealed by the study in a recent TED talk.<p>The study followed two cohorts of white …

Psychology

Make your own games with the Unity 5 Game Hacker Bundle

The only way to gain true game-hacking knowledge is through hands-on learning, and Unity’s 5 Game Hacker Bundle provides the perfect platform, with games you’ll be creating as you learn how to code them.<p>Unity3D is one of the most popular engines to use, since it can make games for just about any …

What To Expect From Google I/O 2015

Google I/O begins Thursday, kicking off with the usual keynote from the search giant during which it generally drops a lot of news. We’ll be there to cover it live as it happens, but a lot of info, rumor and speculation has already been making the rounds about just what we’ll see announced. Here’s …

Android News