Angela Reid

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Japan's worst day for teen suicides

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nanae Munemasa was at elementary school when the bullying started.<p>The 17-year-old student says she was beaten by boys with broom sticks, slapped in the girls' bathroom, and even attacked during a swimming lesson.<p>"I was the last one to get out of the pool," she said. "A brush flew out of …

Nonprofits

Seeing the beauty in genetic differences

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Sarah Kanney was younger, she developed a way to avoid the fact that people stared at her. She averted her gaze, witnessing the world largely by looking down.<p>Kanney was born with Sturge-Weber syndrome, which is often characterized by a congenital port wine facial birthmark. With each …

How This Sex Worker Who Killed an Alleged Serial Killer Is Changing the Sex Industry

Heather has become the face of sex workers who want to speak for themselves.<p>Last week, a West Virginian sex worker known only by her first name — Heather — opened the door of her home to find a man pointing a gun at her head. "Live or die?" he asked. The man was Neal Falls, a john she'd met on the …

Woman's Facebook Post Goes Viral After She Slams Grocery Checker's Obnoxious Period Joke

Sanitary product jokes, really? In 2015?<p>Here's something to remind yourself that women are still — <i>still</i> — dealing with the same garbage crap they've always had to deal with when it comes to the natural functions of their bodies. The Huffington Post reports an Australian woman, who I shall refer to …

Interview: Beautifully Haunting Scenes Full of Mysterious Visual Tales

There is a mystery that begs to be solved within Andrea Peipe's visual tales. Shooting in the German landscapes around Munich, the photographer fills her audience with emotive pieces that evoke a deep sense of wanderlust and offer a connection to nature through the use of vast fields and forests as …

The dark side of a super rich city

In the last five years, luxury cars including Porsches, Ferraris and Mercedes Benz have been abandoned on the streets of Dubai and left at airport …

Mercedes-Benz

Australia against Isis: how much do we actually know? | Antony Loewenstein

‘Australia ranks pretty much near the bottom’ for transparency in the fight against Isis, continuing our history of secrecy around ‘operational matters’<p>We don’t know whether the Australian military has killed or injured civilians in Iraq, and if so, how many. Since Canberra joined the US-led …

Sure You Can Ask Fred Savage Anything About The Wonder Years (You Just Might Not Like the Answer)

Cue up the internal monologue – it’s time to head back down memory lane to <i>The Wonder Years</i>.<p>Fred Savage, who’s promoting his new Fox fall show <i>The</i> …

17 Found Facts About The Blair Witch Project

Working with a miniscule budget of less than $25,000, Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez wrote, directed, and edited one of the most successful …

Horror

Scoundrel of the Day: Fabian Cancellara

Among the fabulist/untrue Creation Myths of Fabian Cancellara: He was the inspiration for Mufasa in <i>The Lion King</i>; turned down Jonathan Goldsmith’s role in the Dos Equis “Most Interesting Man in the World” commercials; and once parted the Red Sea on a mystical 1,000km training ride (a mis-translated …

Road Bikes

Greece crisis live: 'no' vote in referendum would trigger economic meltdown, as it happened

Head of European parliament says country faces total meltdown if it rejects creditor demands as German finance minister floats idea of temporary Greek exit from the eurozone<p><b>• Schulz says Brussels stands ready to help Greece in event of humanitarian crisis</b> <b><br>• Germany: Greece could exit eurozone</b> …

Time Warp

One photo shows the biggest weakness with the iPhone 6's camera

Business Insider's Christian Storm and Harrison Jacobs tested the iPhone 6's camera against a Canon 5D Mark II DSLR ($3,000) and a point-and-shoot Canon PowerShot SD1400-IS ($169) to see exactly how the three compare.<p>Here's the bottom line: a DSLR is always going to capture higher-quality images, …

South Korea's 'Hidden Treasures' shows another side of North Korea art

Not quite all North Korean art consists of rosy-cheeked farmers and soldiers alongside slogans exhorting the masses to work hard to advance the nation or vanquish imperialists. An exhibition in this satellite city, just several miles south of the DMZ that separates the Koreas, is displaying the …

'Better Call Saul,' The Prequel To 'Breaking Bad,' Stands On Its Own

I'm guessing that the first thing fans of Vince Gilligan's <i>Breaking Bad</i> want to know is whether its AMC prequel series, <i>Better Call Saul</i>, premiering Sunday and Monday,is anywhere near as good as the original — which was TV at its very best. And I'm also guessing that people who haven't yet worked …

TV

Glimpses of People and Places in Monrovia, Captured Through Cinemagraphs

Monrovia is the capital of Liberia, the West African country that was founded by the United States and settled in the 1800s by mostly freed slaves …

Human Rights

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Articles about tiny 1920s garage transformed charming studio on Dwell.com - Dwell

A dilapidated auto shop in Seattle is reborn as an efficient studio rental.<p>Industrial elements are combined with vintage furniture and a minimalist color scheme to create a layered, atmospheric loft home...<p>Modern maker Jeran McConnel believes that simplicity is key in creating small spaces that …

Architecture

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4 Wildlife Photography Tips to Add a Wow Factor to Your Wildlife Shots

When photographing wildlife, we typically have a few seconds to ‘get the shot' of that bird, bear, deer, common or rare animal. Our beautiful …

Vortex - Photographs by Jan Q. Maschinski | LensCulture

The photo series, Vortex, presents improbable portraits of individuals in awkward moments, looking stunned or stoned, at once suspended outside of the moment and/or inertly trapped by it. What binds this portrait series together is the “far-away look” in the eyes of the subjects, although the …

Photography

Stunning Photos of Incredibly Blue Glacier Caves in Iceland

Home to abundant waterfalls, mountains, volcanoes, fields, and glaciers, Iceland is a photographer's dream come true. Mechanical engineer and photographer Skarpi Thrainsson, who was born and raised in Iceland, showcases his love for his motherland's natural beauty in stunning landscape photos. …

Brazil's anti-World Cup street art – in pictures

With the World Cup starting in Brazil this week, we look at some of the street art that shows that not everyone is looking forward to The Greatest Show on Earth

The 21 Most Spectacular Lakes on Earth

Summertime's almost here and that mean's we'll be strapping on the swim trunks in no time. This year, why not ditch the beach for head for one of these breathtaking lakes instead. We've gone through the tips and photos from the minube travel community to find these 21 drops of pure, unadulterated …

Chile Scraps Huge Patagonia Dam Project After Years of Controversy

Citing environmental concerns, the Chilean government canceled HidroAysén.<p>Chile's government canceled a controversial plan for five dams on two of Patagonia's wildest rivers Tuesday, after an eight-year battle between environmentalists and developers.<p>Chile's Committee of Ministers overturned the …

Extinct Fox Species With Supersharp Teeth Discovered in Tibet

The discovery of the ancient, sharp-toothed predator may support the theory that many polar carnivores originated in Tibet.<p>An extinct species of "very carnivorous" fox with supersharp teeth once roamed the frigid Tibetan Plateau, a new study says.<p>The fossils of the newly identified <i>Vulpes …

Rik Mayall's funniest TV moments – in clips

Rik Mayall’s death wasn’t just a shock because he was relatively young, but because his onscreen performances were so full of life. His characters weren’t neatly drawn sketches: they were vast mad scribbles, jammed to the margins with noise and energy. He was the naughty uncle, the children’s …

Sir Mix-A-Lot's 'Baby Got Back' Goes Classical, Turns Into A Giant Dance Party

In the spirit of absurd (but most certainly divine) combinations of today, the Seattle Symphony -- under the direction of Gabriel Prokofiev, London-based composer, producer and DJ -- debuted its arrangements of some of Sir Mix-a-Lot's iconic tunes. Naturally, the headliner, and the only song that …