Tina Highers

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10 Portrait Photographers You Should Follow Right Now on 500px

It's time to discover some incredible portraiture. Whether you're going to use it to inspire other forms of art, or you just want to see 10 examples of portrait photography at its absolute best, these talented 500px photographers know what it means to capture deep emotion, mystery, personality, and …

Photographers

What's coming and going on Netflix for May 2015

May will see a lot movies going offline at Netflix. "Fantastic Voyage" will stream no more starting on May 1. The movie's got a special place in my heart when my high school biology teacher played it in class. It's definitely worth catching before it disappears. The original "RoboCop" disappears on …

These Are America's Secret Money Habits

Young adults spend less on groceries, but eat out more. New Yorkers are suckers for a fancy brand name, Bostonians love giving gifts and Floridians …

How ISIS controls life, from birth to foosball

<i>Watch Fareed Zakaria's special report, "Blindsided: How ISIS Shook the World," Monday at 9 p.m ET/PT on CNN.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> It has all the key points you'd expect on a birth certificate -- baby's weight, length and date of birth confirmed with an official insignia. The difference here is the governing …

Sandra Bullock is People's most beautiful woman; 'ridiculous,' she says

Sandra Bullock, mother of Louis and winner of Oscar, is People magazine's most beautiful woman for 2015.<p>"The people I find most beautiful are the ones who aren't trying," the actress told the mag, swearing she'd laughed when she found out she was this year's cover girl, declaring the decision …

Los Angeles

Now coming to food trucks: high-end Spam

In times of economic trouble, Spam flies off the shelves. But now, as the economy improves, Hormel Foods’ canned pre-cooked pork is looking for a new, higher-brow market.<p>The product has played a bit part in “haute” cuisine since at least 2009, when Vinny Dotolo of the LA eatery Animal paired it …

World Calendar: Must-Attend April Events

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in April:</b><p>In the mood to party? Head to <b>Seville, Spain</b>, for the <b>Feria de Abril</b> (April 21-26), which celebrates the arrival of spring with characteristic Andalusian élan. Join Sevillanos as …

15 Genius Style Hacks That Will Save You Time Every Day

You forgot to take your sweater to the cleaners. Now what?<p>The dryer's heat releases moisture from the ice cubes, which helps loosen up wrinkles, while the tumbling dries things up and makes everything smooth.<p>Simply wrap the tape around your hand and pat your garment down to remove pet hair and lint.<p>…

The Trials And Triumphs Of Heidi Cruz

Ted and Heidi Cruz have always had big ambitions for public service. A decade ago, uprooting her career was a difficult detour. This profile, which was first published in 2015, has been shared widely after Donald Trump attacked Heidi Cruz.<p>Around 10 p.m. on the night of Aug. 22, 2005, the Austin …

Dude, why is my mushroom glowing? Scientists have the answer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If you think you see a glowing mushroom, you might not be having a psychedelic hallucination. Some mushrooms indeed are bioluminescent, including one that sprouts among decaying leaves at the base of young palm trees in Brazilian coconut forests.<p>N. gardneri mushrooms are seen …

4 Steps to Successfully Cut Down Sugar in Your Diet

The average American adult consumes the equivalent of about 32 teaspoons of sugar per day. Sugar is really the number one food additive: it is added to drinks, often in the form of high-fructose corn syrup, to bread, sauces, dressings, and to all kinds of processed foods including many low-fat …

I Completed a 30-Day Minimalism Challenge In Order to "Live More Simply" And Have Less Stuff

It is just dawning on me that my life will never look "chic," "effortless," or "minimal." Though I like to think that Future Claire will have a wardrobe of expertly-tailored basics in muted tones — shirts and sweaters in shades like "pebble" and "bone" — I will always be the girl who impulsively …

Minimalism

The Definitive Listing Of Terry Pratchett's Discworld Novels

"Mort" or "Reaper Man"? "Pyramids" or "Small Gods"? WHICH IS THE BEST?<p>• <b>Disclaimer:</b> This list will annoy some people, but it's my list, so there. Also, I haven't included the Tiffany Aching novels and the other young-adult books, or a few other oddments such as <i>The Last Hero</i>. The list was long enough …

Iran's Stockholm syndrome?

In the aftermath of the 2009 protests, Iranians underwent a change in their relationship with the government and have increasingly started to identify with it, says expert<p>For those who participated the anti-government protests of 2009-11, the sprawling squares of central Tehran evoke poignant …

ISIS and the Foreign-Fighter Phenomenon

Why do people travel abroad to take part in somebody else’s violent conflict?<p>In August 2014, ISIS marked Eid al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, with a 20-minute, high-definition video offering its greetings to the Muslim world.<p>Gauzy images of smiling worshippers embracing at a mosque cut to children …

5 Magazines to Make History Come Alive

The word “history” is Greek for inquiry, which is knowledge acquired by investigation of the past. Scholars interpret this information and study how it relates to humans. Long, narrative accounts of events can get rather boring, but with Flipboard you can read about various perspectives you …

Ancient Civilization

The Week in Review: Benefits of Coffee

Coffee drinkers received some good news this week from new research pointing to the benefits of the popular beverage. A new study from scientists in Korea found drinking between one and five cups of coffee every day is good for arteries.<p>Calcium deposits in arteries, which cause blockage, were at …

The Devil and Lent

In this current age of technology and science, it is difficult for us to realize that one of the most important incidents reported in the Bible for understanding the Christian faith is about an evil spirit referred to as "Satan" or "the devil." The particular incident I am referring to is Jesus …

Theology

ISIS releases Christian hostages -- but why?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Igniting a live man in a cage; severing the heads of dozens; kidnapping, raping and selling women and children -- ISIS' shocking maltreatment of its captives has become regrettably predictable.<p>But that has made their latest decision on the fate of 19 Christian prisoners all the more …

Peshmerga

Displaced Iraqi Girl's Faith in Jesus Brings Tears to Reporter's Eyes

The 2012 Kitchen of the Year with Designer Mick De Giulio

See Mick De Giulio's incredible design.<p>Simple yet elegant, this year's 1,000-square-foot dream kitchen — showcased in New York's Rockefeller Center — serves up glittering tile, glass knobs, a bold sink, and a jaw-dropping butler's pantry. Take a tour of the space.

Heroin: A deadly industry stretching from Mexico to US

Over the past month my team and I have followed the heroin corridor from colourful poppy fields in the remote mountains of southern Mexico to Martinsburg, West Virginia - one small American town ravaged by addiction and overdoses.<p>What we saw was that on both sides of the border, the trade has …

Mexico

Brothers stopped at Sydney airport 'attempting to join IS'

<b>Two Australian brothers intercepted at Sydney airport are suspected of attempting to join Islamic State (IS).</b><p>The boys, aged 16 and 17, raised suspicions as they attempted to pass through customs, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said on Sunday.<p>The pair had been radicalised online and were headed …

Australia

One dead, 11 wounded in series of attacks in Egypt

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) - A series of bombings killed one person and injured nine in Egypt’s second city of Alexandria on Sunday and an attack by unidentified gunmen in another province wounded two others, security and medical sources said.<p>Egypt is facing an Islamist insurgency that has killed …

Chad, Niger launch ground and air offensive against Boko Haram

<b>Kano, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> Hundreds of troops from Chad and Niger launched a ground and aerial offensive against Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria on Sunday, according to residents and military sources from Niger.<p>The sweeping offensive is taking place along the Niger-Nigeria border, sources said, …