Natasha M. Hall

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A Photographer Gives Cameras To Child Brides. Their Images Are Amazing

For 15 years, Stephanie Sinclair has taken photos of child brides around the world — from Tahani in Yemen, married at age 6, to 14-year-old Niruta in Nepal, and many more. In 2012, she started the nonprofit Too Young To Wed to raise awareness of their plight.<p>Now she's given some young women a …

Why Scientists Are Keeping An Eye On A Little-Known Virus

When an 8-year old boy showed up at his school's clinic in rural Haiti with a low-grade fever and abdominal pain, he was told he had typhoid and given medicine to treat it.<p>But blood tests showed something else: Mayaro, a mosquito-borne virus that may now be circulating in the Caribbean.<p>The Haitian …

French Cooking: The Hottest Debuts of the 2016 Paris Auto Show | Flipbook

French Cooking: The Hottest Debuts of the 2016 Paris Auto Show

Uneasy truce holds between Syrian Kurds, Turkey

ISTANBUL (AP) — An uneasy truce between Turkish troops and Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria held on Wednesday, despite Ankara's vow that it would …

Middle East

Indian Children's Law in Choctaw Foster Case Praised by Some, Criticized by Others

A California couple's fight to reunite with a 6-year-old foster child who was taken from their home last week because she is 1/64th Choctaw Native American has cast a spotlight on the Indian Child Welfare Act.<p>The law has been long hailed as a protective tool for Native American communities by some …

Lifeguard forced to refuse migrant baby at sea: 'I broke this poor lady's heart'

<b>(CNN) —</b> On one recent and frightening day, two boats maneuvered close to each other in the Aegean Sea.<p>In one boat stood a mother, holding her baby. In the other stood an Australian volunteer lifeguard named Simon Lewis.<p>The mother, desperate, wanted to throw her baby the 15 feet or so to Lewis -- …

Rainbow Six Siege's New Operators Gear Up in New Screenshots

Images of two new operators for Ubisoft's Rainbow Six Siege have appeared online, offering an early look at the characters set to be included in the game's next DLC release.<p>The pictures, which were posted on the game's sub-Reddit, show two characters called Frost and Buck. Frost is armed with a …

Gaming Industry

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Oh My Ganache: 16 Tempting Chocolate Recipes

Ganache is one of those things that’s practically everywhere we look pastry-wise, but it tends to go unnoticed until we dig into our slices of cake and other confections and taste its rich flavor. Perhaps it’s the fact that it comes together so quickly — a simple-yet-indulgent combo of cream and …

10 Ways To Update Your Home Without Major Renovations

We all crave the creature comforts of a cozy, well-designed home. While there are a lot of do-it-yourselfer’s out there who work tirelessly on their …

Who Needs a Tool Box? This Hair Clip Doubles as a Screwdriver, Wrench, and More!

With the right motions and enough patience, a spare bobby pin might come in handy if you ever find yourself locked out of your apartment, but now, …

100 Best Albums of the ’90s

50<p>2Pac, ‘All Eyez on Me’<p>All eyes were on him before he even said it. After a slew of arrests on both coasts elevated him to icon, and a near-death …

Seven-day lean detox

VOGUE HOMMES GROOMING<p><b>Choose from three expert-designed weight loss regimens, for a balanced and energizing detox to suit your lifestyle.</b><p>PLANT's …

Looking For The 2015 Toyota FJ Cruiser? Meet The TRD Pro 4Runner

You’re looking at the future of the Toyota FJ Cruiser. The FJ is an iconic off-roader, in a class with only a few serious contenders. Yet it’s almost …

Off-roading

Dyno Testing - Day 1 of Diesel Power Challenge 2014!

Proof That One Change Can Completely Transform A Room

You don't have to invest in a full-fledged makeover just to get a new look!<p>You don't have to invest in a full-fledged makeover just to get a new look! These 11 rooms prove that one tiny thing can have an enormous impact.

Living Rooms

11 Simple Inventions That Could Change The World

We have a tendency to lionize mankind's mind-bogglingly complex inventions. It's why we teach our children about the Alexander Graham Bells and Thomas Edisons of the world, and scour the Internet for every little iPhone rumor we can find.<p>But sometimes, it's the simple technologies that truly change …

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations

The top ten travel destinations across the world for post-wedding bliss<p>From Bali to the Amalfi Coast, these are the top ten honeymoon destinations across the world guaranteed to bring you post-wedding bliss.<p>Courtesy

How to Eat Like a Local While Traveling... With a Baby

<i>Nostepinne / Flickr</i><p>Let's say you love to travel. You live for the thrill of stepping into unknown territory, meeting people from all walks of life, finding adventure around every corner and eating food you've never encountered before. Let's say you also have a baby -- a curious, demanding little …

Yes, You Can Build a Smoker from a Filing Cabinet

Why did Obsessivore columnist Adam Sachs turn a filing cabinet into a smoker? So he could get smoked salmon in his backyard, duh<p>Day breaks over ____ the backyards of Brooklyn. The birds in the trees are tweeting the morning gossip. The sky is unblemished except for the faint but steady upward …

25 unnecessary but desirable travel gadgets | CNN Travel

The 11 best new games for the PS4: watch all the trailers

If you want to get a sneak peek at some of the most interesting unreleased games, there’s no better place than E3. During its presentation last night, Sony gave a bravura performance, showing off clips and gameplay footage from new properties like <i>The Order 1886</i> and <i>Destiny</i>, to sequels like <i>Uncharted</i> …

Things You Should Never, Ever Clean With

And the items you could be destroying if you do<p><b>1.Vinegar:</b> Using vinegar on hardwood floors, natural tiles, and granite countertops can damage the finish causing them to appear dull.<p><b>2.Soap/detergent:</b> Using soaps and detergents can be harsh and damage rugs and leather—it can also leave behind residue.<p>…

Are you ready for the next chapter of Wi-Fi? Meet 802.11ax

Now that the first wave of 802.11ac Wi-Fi routers and devices are making their way out the door, the Wi-Fi Alliance and the Institute of Electrical …

How to Get Faux-Looking Lashes Using Baby Powder

False lashes are a godsend...if you're going to a wedding or a New Year's Eve bash. But while many of us covet that Kim Kardashian-level of fabulous fringe on the regular, they're not a practical option outside of more formal affairs, and certainly not<p>False lashes are a godsend...if you're going to …

Dry Shampoos So Good You'll Never Want To Wash Your Hair

You don't need water or a blowout to guarantee a good hair day.<p>You don't need water or a blowout to guarantee a good hair day—just one of these dry shampoos. They give fine, limp hair volume, add cool girl texture and actually clean dirty strands.

30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …

Six Ways America Is Like a Third-World Country

Although the U.S. is one of the richest societies in history, it still lags behind other developed nations in many important indicators of human …

North Korea Fired Artillery Near A Chinese Passenger Plane

It wasn't immediately clear what danger, if any, the launch Tuesday posed to the China Southern Airlines plane traveling from Tokyo to Shenyang, China, but Seoul Defense Ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok called it a "serious threat" that Pyongyang failed to notify international aviation authorities …

North Korea