Agnes Tubera

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Artist Paints The Human Body In Ways You Cannot Imagine

This is the talented Alexa Meade, a painter who creates extraordinary paintings by using the human body as her primary canvas.<p>Her work is almost …

How you strike a selfie pose says a lot about you

Before Facebook, before Instagram, before cell phones with cameras, there was pretty much one way to be in a photo: drag a smile across your face, throw a "V-sign" if you were 14, and if you were feeling particularly jaunty, drop your jaw several inches and say a facetious "ta-da!"<p>No one knew to …

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

The world’s most dangerous country is up to 20 murders a day

A United Nations report (pdf) released on Nov. 12 highlights Latin America’s problem with violence. It was the only region where homicides overall increased between 2000 and 2010. But one country has it especially bad: Honduras.<p>The likes of Mexico and Brazil may be better known for their crime and …

Latin America

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One Week After Typhoon, 'The Mood Here Is Very Desperate'

On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Anthony Kuhn reports from Tacloban, the Philippines<p><b>Listen</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>The 220,000 residents of Tacloban — and millions more across central and southern Philippines — were hunkered down one week ago as Typhoon Haiyan bore down on them.<p>A week later, "the mood …

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UK to send ship to help Philippines, David Cameron announces

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1027000/1027363_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524656737_730b892ffc4280de853538ed527488eb<p><b>The UK will send a Royal Navy warship to help deal with the storm disaster in the Philippines, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced.</b><p>He said HMS …

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Associated Press News

Typhoon Haiyan relief effort delayed by torrential rain

Death toll expected to climb as rescuers begin to reach isolated communities that have been cut off from the outside world for four days<p>Driving rain is slowing the efforts of the <b>Philippines</b> government and international agencies to bring desperately-needed aid to the survivors of Typhoon …

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US relief efforts ramp up - Video on NBCNews.com

>> the u.s. government is contributing an initial $20 million to the worldwide relief effort. that number will grow. this initial money will provide emergency shelter , food, water and sanitation. tonight, preparations are under way for starters to send the u.s.s. george washington aircraft carrier …

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WHO Calls Typhoon's Medical Challenges 'Monumental'

Images of the swath of devastation wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in the central Philippines are reminiscent of the tsunami's aftermath a decade ago in Banda Aceh, Indonesia.<p>And indeed, the World Health Organization grades the great typhoon of 2013 as a category 3 disaster — its most severe …

Philippine Expats In California Contribute To Typhoon Relief

Many Filipinos living in the United States are frantically trying to get in touch with loved ones in some of the areas hardest hit by the typhoon. California, with about a million Filipino immigrants, is the center for a large fundraising effort.<p>Los Angeles is home to one of the largest …

Alcohol without the hangover? It's closer than you think

Imagine enjoying a seasonal drink at a Christmas party without the risk of a hangover the next day, or being able then to take an antidote that would allow you to drive home safely. It sounds like science fiction but these ambitions are well within the grasp of modern neuroscience.<p>Alcohol is both …

The Case Against Brain Scans As Evidence In Court

It's not just people who go on trial these days. It's their brains.<p>More and more lawyers are arguing that some defendants deserve special consideration because they have brains that are immature or impaired, says Nita Farahany, a professor of law and philosophy at Duke University who has been …

Philippines urges action to resolve climate talks deadlock after Typhoon Haiyan

UN negotiations in Warsaw must deliver emergency climate pathway as new storm brews in the Pacific, says government<p>The Philippines government has firmly connected the super typhoon Haiyan with climate change, and urged governments meeting in Poland on Monday to take emergency action to resolve the …

Apple, Samsung battle over millions in court again

The latest round in Apple and Samsung's bitter global battle for supremacy in the more than $300 billion smartphone market started Tuesday in a courtroom a few miles from Apple's Silicon Valley headquarters.<p>In courts, government tribunals and regulatory agencies around the world, Apple Inc. has …

Stanford University

Typhoon Haiyan: Survivors fear violence amid chaos and gunfire

Desperate scramble for ever scarcer resources and atmosphere of lawlessness leads to upsurge in violence in storm's aftermath<p><b>Typhoon Haiyan latest <br>In pictures: Typhoon Haiyan</b><p>WEARING just one broken rubber flip-flop on his feet, Marcel Stutz, a farmer from a small village outside Tacloban, led his …

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Depression may accelerate the aging process of our cells, study finds

Depression harms more than just the mind: research has linked the ailment with a host of physical conditions, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Now, fascinating new research suggests that depression might also accelerate the aging process at a cellular level.<p>In a study published …

Philippines typhoon: President lowers death toll estimate

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1027000/1027630_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524698317_3121d8fa9ff156021973f731d488e9dd<p><b>Philippine President Benigno Aquino says the death toll from Typhoon Haiyan may be lower than first thought.</b><p>Speaking to CNN, he said the number of …

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Associated Press News

Is climate change to blame for Typhoon Haiyan?

Just as the world was beginning to take in the almost unimaginable devastation wrought by typhoon Haiyan, a young Filipino diplomat, Naderev Sano, was getting ready to lead his country's negotiations in the UN climate talks in Warsaw, Poland. Yeb, as he is known, is a scientist and head of his …

Depression Linked With Shorter Telomeres, A Sign Of Cell Aging

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer<p>Published: 11/12/2013 08:18 AM EST on LiveScience<p>People suffering from depression may be aging faster than other people, according to a new study from the Netherlands.<p>In the study of about 1,900 people who had major depressive disorders at some point during their …