Lindsay Bell

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Left for dead: the mysterious disease killing thousands in Central America

A strange kidney ailment leaves scientists searching for answers<p><i>A sugarcane worker receives treatment for chronic kidney disease at his home in Nicaragua.</i><p>Ed Kashi arrived in Nicaragua last January to shoot some photos for a local nonprofit organization. At the time, it seemed like just another …

Environment: News & features

Like Darwin’s Finches, But Weirder, Bat Faces Showcase Amazing Adaptations

Bats come in a dazzling array of shapes and sizes, representing some of the widest variation among all mammals — most notably the New World leaf-nosed bats. These creatures, which when photographed often look drowsy and avuncular, are distinguished by horn-like appendages on their noses. These are …

Biology

850,000-year-old human footprints found in Norfolk

Happisburgh prints believed to have been left by small group of adults and children are the oldest discovered outside Africa<p>The oldest human footprints found outside Africa, dated at between 850,000 and 950,000 years old, have been discovered on the storm-lashed beach at Happisburgh in Norfolk, one …

Three Ways To End Life On Earth, According To 1962

A disturbing thought experiment (with diagrams) by Cold War-era scientists<p><i>This article, written by Martin Mann, originally appeared in the September 1962 issue of</i> Popular Science <i>magazine. "Man's Last Big Blast," published just a month before the Cuban missile crisis, describes in frightening detail</i> …

Can Facebook make you sad?

Studies suggest that browsing Facebook can make you unhappy, says Justin Mullins. Why might that be? This article originally published in February 2014 explains.<p>Not so long ago a new form of communication swept the world, transforming life in ways unimagined just a few years before. One commentator …

Social Media

Bizarre Photos of London Devoid of Any Pedestrians and Activity

Any fan of Charles Dickens’ <i>A Christmas Carol</i> knows that Christmas day in London was filled with celebrations in the many homes, and it most certainly …

England

These 31 Photography Links Will Keep You Busy For a Really Long Time

Another wonderful week has passed us by in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet to …

Let the Games Begin

Inside Flipboard / February 7, 2014<p>Welcome to the 2014 Winter Olympics, which starts today in Sochi, Russia. And not a moment too soon. With a run-up …

Inside The Mind Of Art Spiegelman, The Creator Of “Maus”

A new exhibition offers a rare glimpse into the creative process behind this masterful comic artist.<p>In 1972, artist Art Spiegelman spent four days interviewing his father, Vladek, about his experiences in Nazi-occupied Poland and then at Auschwitz. Over the course of thirteen years, Spiegelman …

Sochi unveils the world's first 'selfie building'

Like a digital Mount Rushmore rising from the Winter Olympic park, London architect Asif Khan has designed a pavilion that morphs into the shape of visitors’ faces<p>• Sochi digital building makes giant 3D selfies - video<p>Beyonce and Bieber do it, Cameron and Obama have done it, and even the Pope is at …

10 tips to ensure a successful webinar

A webinar can seem like it’s not a major event on par with a keynote address – after all, it’s usually just a person, sitting in a closed room …

Putin critic Navalny seeks permission to visit Sochi | News Home | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian opposition figure and anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny, who is restricted from travelling outside Moscow, has requested permission to visit Sochi during the Winter Olympics, according to his blog and his press secretary.<p>Anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny …

Russia

Canada's lord of the Olympic rings

Marcel Aubut is a man who takes no guff and has no filter – and no doubt, he’s the key to the country’s Olympic success<p>Marcel Aubut is giving me the …

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What your poor e-mail etiquette says about your business

How you and your team present yourselves when communicating by e-mail says a lot about the quality of business you're running. Based on the variety of e-mail approaches I've seen, many small business owners are not paying enough attention to this detail. Some of it is awful, and it's not just …

A glimpse inside Putin's Russia

Russia