Amy Abernethy

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A look inside the world's superhouses – in pictures

A new book and exhibition looks at some of the world’s most extraordinary houses, including a transformed cement factory outside Barcelona, a prefabricated house in the Netherlands, a restored 12th-century castle in England, and a futuristic seaside escape on the coast of Victoria.<p>• McCartney’s …

Architecture

The Milky Way Over Yellowstone Will Take Your Breath Away

Sometimes an artist can show you what the naked eye would miss. Kansas photographer David Lane spent four months photographing the Milky Way over …

Yellowstone National Park

16 Crazy-Awesome Examples Of Eyeshadow Art

Proof that makeup is artistry.

‘Recruiter’ of UK jihadis: I regret opening the way to Isis

Abu Muntasir sobs on TV documentary as he tells of raising funds and recruiting fighters before turning his back on violence<p>The “godfather” of the British jihadi movement, who recruited dozens of young men to fight in foreign wars, has said he now regrets opening the way for people to join terror …

Terrorism

Becky Watts balloon memorial event held in St George park Bristol

Hundreds of mourners have gathered to release balloons in memory of teenager Becky Watts who vanished from her Bristol home and whose remains were found last week.<p>Friends, family and members of the public met at St George park, Bristol, close to where Watts was last seen alive, to remember the …

Too much human faeces on Mount Everest, says Nepal

Waste from the 700 climbers and guides a year who attempt to scale the mountain is becoming a health hazard<p>Human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem that is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the world’s highest peak, the chief of Nepal’s mountaineering …

From Scottish teen to ISIS bride and recruiter: the Aqsa Mahmood story

<b>(CNN) —</b> In November 2013, 19-year-old Aqsa Mahmood gave her father, Muzaffar, a long hug goodbye. As if it were a normal day, she said "Khuda hafiz," which means "May God be your guardian," and left the family home in an affluent Glasgow, Scotland, neighborhood.<p>Then she went off to pursue violent …

Bashar al-Assad

Spain arrests 4 people suspected of recruiting for ISIS

<b>Madrid (CNN) —</b> From Spain, they used the Internet and social media to recruit and indoctrinate young, potential Islamist militants to work for ISIS.<p>They even attracted Facebook followers as far away as Latin America, the United States, Belgium and France.<p>But on Tuesday, Spain's Civil Guard forces …

ISIS Militants Have Now Reportedly Abducted 220 People From Syria's Christian Villages

On Tuesday, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the abductions took place in villages near Tel Tmar, a mainly Assyrian town which is located near the Kurdish-held city of Hasaka, Reuters reported.<p>The abductions follow a push by Syrian Kurdish fighters near the Iraqi border, …

Human Rights

101 things to do in London

The best things to do in London<p>1<p>RBG Kew<p>Attractions, Parks and gardens<p>Wander around Temperate House in Kew Gardens<p>Kew<p>The return of the newly restored …

South Bank

World's best climber only has nine fingers - the life and times of Tommy Caldwell

Undeterred by being kidnapped by terrorists and the loss of a finger, Tommy Caldwell is on the verge of completing the 'climb of the century’<p>On November 29, 2001, Tommy Caldwell, then a promising 23-year-old climber, suffered an accident that should have ended his career.<p>While using a table saw …

US may put North Korea back on state terror list after Sony 'cybervandalism'

The United States may classify North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism after its “cybervandalism” of Sony Pictures, President Barack Obama has said.<p>The president said the hack on the Hollywood studio was not an act of war but was “very costly”, and could land Pyongyang back on the administration’s …

Interior Designs on Twitter: "Unsure of how to answer a true/false question http://t.co/jTxhu27Z5k"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>ThislsWow</b><p>“@<b>ComedyTextings</b>: Unsure of how to answer a true/false question pic.twitter.com/myAhFSKe0Y”<p>2 replies 17 …

The Identity Crisis Under the Ink

Americans—particularly Millennials—are getting more tattoos than ever. Is a shifting, increasingly uncertain culture to blame?<p>Some weeks ago, during a bleary-eyed subway ride to work, I found myself staring at a young woman on the other side of the car. She wore business attire with a North Face …