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Meet the photographer traveling the world for free

<b>(CNN) —</b> We all dream of abandoning the 9-5 and traveling the world. We might even start packing our bags, only to come across that inevitable stumbling block: lack of cash.<p>But recent college graduate Richard Tilney-Bassett found a way to travel the world without paying for accommodation, travel or …

Digital Marketing

Artificial wombs could soon be a reality. What will this mean for women?

We are approaching a biotechnological breakthrough. Ectogenesis, the invention of a complete external womb, could completely change the nature of human reproduction. In April this year, researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia announced their development of an artificial womb. The …

Extracted

Experiment reveals evidence for a previously unseen behaviour of light

Light is useful, versatile and perplexing. We see with it - that is, we make sense of our surroundings (sometimes) using signals that our eyes send to our brains when light impinges upon them. We also use it to “see” far beyond the limits of our own sense organs. We peer deep into space, or – as at …

Physics

'Shut up,' judge tells Menendez lawyer

After a long criminal probe and several years of legal wrangling, the corruption trial of New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez opened Wednesday in Newark.<p>Menendez, a Democrat and New Jersey's senior senator, is charged with doing official favors for his friend and co-defendant, Florida eye doctor …

Corruption

Intel’s $1.3 Billion Fine in Europe Requires Review, Court Says

BRUSSELS — The highest court in the European Union ruled on Wednesday that Intel’s $1.3 billion antitrust fine get a second look, a decision that could ease some of the legal pressure that American tech giants face in the region.<p>The order, which will send the Intel case back to a lower court for …

European Union

We are living on a plastic planet. What does it mean for our health?

New studies reveal that tiny plastic fibres are everywhere, not just in our oceans but on land too. Now we urgently need to find out how they enter our food, air and tap water and what the effects are on all of us<p>Sometimes a single revelation opens our eyes to a whole new view of the world. The …

Pollution

'Home Again' Movie Pass - CNN Video

Reese Witherspoon's latest comedy, "Home Again," was a real family affair -- and not just because the writer-director's mother was also the producer!

MoviePass

Don Jr to meet with Sen. investigators Thursday - CNN Video

Donald Trump Jr will meet with Senate investigators Thursday regarding his June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer and a Russian-American lobbyist.

Donald Trump

Teen suspected of starting massive Oregon wildfire, state police say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Oregon State Police have identified a teenager they believe started the raging Eagle Creek Fire that has now merged with another fire, burning around 31,000 acres and forcing hundreds of residents to evacuate.<p>A 15-year-old boy from Vancouver, Washington, is suspected of igniting the blaze, …

Forests

10 Websites to Use When You Want Luxury Hotel Rooms for Cheap

Having a five-star taste can be quite a burden on your wallet, especially when trying to plan extravagant trips to far off places. One of the most …

These are the 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World

Quite possibly the biggest reason behind why we travel is that the world is full of beautiful places. There are sights to see, landscapes to explore, …

A colossal asteroid will cruise by Earth today, and you’ll actually be able to see it

The asteroid known as Florence is going to make a relatively close shave of Earth today, speeding past our planet closer than it has since the year …

Woman awarded $417 million in Johnson & Johnson baby powder cancer suit

A Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to a hospitalized woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene.<p>The verdict in the lawsuit brought by the …

Successful people from Warren Buffett to Bill Gates spend their free time the same way

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: What causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers, and change makers, while most others plateau?<p>I've explored the answer to this question by reading thousands of biographies, academic studies, and books across dozens of …

Creativity

3 Ways to Have a Bigger Impact in Your Personal and Professional Life

Oh, and these strategies also minimize stress, which is no small thing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my travels all over the world, speaking to different organizations of all sizes, there are two common questions that I always seem to receive at some point before …

5 Life-Changing Realizations About Fear and Anxiety

<b>“Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me.” – Isabel Allende</b><p>I was lying on the sofa in my tiny flat in …

Mind

Saudis, UAE Predictably Back Trump Syria Safe Zone Scheme

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates voiced support for President Donald Trump's idea to establish safe zones in Syria, which comes as no surprise given it would boost Sunni extremists who want to topple President Bashar Assad's secular regime. The White House, for its part, wants to bottle up …

DeGeneres Tweets Against Ban After Trump Watches Finding Dory

While millions of Americans were out protesting a travel ban that seems targeted at Muslims, provided they don't live in countries where President …

The A-to-Z guide to Silicon Valley’s backlash against Trump’s immigration ban

The order to ban citizens of seven majority-Muslim nations from entering the United States has awakened opposition across the country. Some of the most vocal critiques have come from Silicon Valley, which had previously seemed acquiescent to the election of US president Donald Trump.<p>However late, …

Immigration

Six other times the US has banned immigrants | Muslim Ban

On Friday, Donald Trump barred citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries - Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen - from entering the United States for at least the next 90 days.<p>He also suspended the US refugee programme for 120 days, specifically banning Syrian refugees until further …

Muslim Ban

26 iPhone secrets, shortcuts and hidden features you should know about

Apps

Tate Modern to host 'once in a lifetime' Picasso exhibition

Picasso’s greatest works of art are being brought together for a “once in a lifetime” exhibition in London and Paris that will take visitors through a pivotal year in the artist’s life.<p>The display, Picasso 1932, is being staged as a collaboration between the Musée National-Picasso in Paris and Tate …

Art

25 Daily Habits to Adopt for a Happier Life

We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of …

Kidnapped Hong Kong tycoon rescued in Taiwan

Gaunt and frightened tycoon rescued from 38-day kidnap ordeal after gang demanded £6 million ransom<p>A Hong Kong tycoon has been rescued after being kidnapped and held hostage for more than a month by a gang who demanded almost £6 million ransom.<p>A beaten and frail Wong Yuk-kwan told reporters he felt …

Jeb Bush and Rand Paul should drop out. Instead they'll run for president forever

After the third Republican debate, there’s an empty despair at the back of Jeb Bush’s eyes. As for Rand Paul, he was barely there. Both should defer to reality<p>There were moments during the third Republican primary debate on Wednesday night when you could close your eyes, listen to what the …

Government

Oklahoma police find 5 family members stabbed to death

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma police responding to a 911 call in which no one spoke found a gruesome scene at a suburban Tulsa home — five …

Crime

UK authorities 'lack resources' to investigate Trafigura over toxic waste

Environment Agency says it lacks necessary expertise and resources to investigate oil firm over 2006 toxic waste dump in Ivory Coast<p>UK authorities have admitted they lack both the expertise and resources to investigate the oil company Trafigura for prosecution over its role in a toxic waste dump in …

Corruption

Breakthrough innovation could pave the way for a radically redesigned iPhone

Apple is already looking at ways of radically changing the iPhone design, although we’re virtually certain that any big changes won’t occur this …

Mobile Technology

Half-naked Spartan warriors thwarted by Beijing police

Publicity stunt masterminded by food delivery firm is halted by authorities for ‘disturbing social order’<p>Chinese police have cracked down on dozens of half-naked foreigners who hit the streets of Beijing dressed as Spartan warriors.<p>Curious onlookers soon swarmed around the sandal-wearing models, …

China