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More than 100 girls missing after raid on Nigerian school

<b>Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> Nigeria has deployed fighter jets, helicopters and surveillance planes to search for more than 100 girls who are missing after suspected Boko Haram militants attacked their school in the northeastern region of the country.<p>The country's Ministry for Information said Sunday …

Africa

Tory MP apologises to Corbyn for spy claim

A vice-chairman of the Conservative party has apologised to Jeremy Corbyn and will make a “substantial” donation to charity for a tweet he made about the Labour leader’s links to cold war spies.<p>The climbdown by Mansfield MP Ben Bradley raises questions as to whether other Tory MPs who made similar …

United Kingdom

Pictures Capture the Invisible Glow of Flowers

Ultraviolet light reveals alien-like colors and fairy sparkles in seemingly normal plants.<p>Take a look at some of the flowers photographed by Craig Burrows and you might feel as if you’ve suddenly been transported into the alien world of Pandora from James Cameron’s <i>Avatar</i>. Brightly pigmented petals …

UltraViolet

Spectacular landscapes in HQ

Earth is a spectacularly beautiful, diverse place: filled to the brim with millions of species of plants and animals, mindblowing features that seem …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Hiking

The 10 best westerns – in pictures

Grilled Cheese With Guacamole Might Be The Best Thing Ever

I admit it: I was a hot avocado snob. Look around you, I'm sure you know one. I'm talking about people who scoff at the idea of serving avocado at any temperature other than cool. People who hear of tempura-fried avocado and sneer in disgust. Those who would mini-puke at the very thought of putting …

Smeared skies, Lake Ontario | Canada (by Matt Molloy)

<b>Smeared skies, Lake Ontario | Canada</b> (by Matt Molloy)

Best selling albums of the LP era

The long play record turns 65 this week. Take a look back at the best selling albums of the LP era.

The clearest lake in the world – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/jun/12/clearest-lake-in-the-world-in-pictures<p>720<p>The visibility of distilled water is about 80 …

Awe-Inspiring Photos of Earth's Oldest Living Trees

In a protected area high in the White Mountains in eastern California, 15 miles east of Bishop, you'll find the oldest living trees in the world. The gnarled beauties, called the Great Basin Bristlecone Pine, are believed to be 1,000 to around 4,800 years old. Can you imagine the amount of history …

Forests

(Images) 56 Inspirational Picture Quotes That Will Motivate Your Mind, Body & Soul

Now and then when we <i>need a little Inspiration</i> we often reach for a <i>daily quote or motivational video</i>.<p>So I decided to share 56 of my <i>favorite picture</i> …

A Quirky Ad Listing 'Dumb Ways To Die' Is On Its Way To Being Crowned Best Ad Of The Year

Cannes has only just begun and "Dumb Ways to Die," an Australian viral animation with a fun little ditty promoting public transport safety, is already sweeping the prestigious advertising competition.<p>The three-minute long spot won the Grand Prix in the public relations and direct marketing …

1963: The Year the Beatles Found Their Voice

Listening to a young band rapidly assimilating and remixing genres it would soon transcend<p>Having spent entirely too much of my life studying all matters Beatles-related, I sometimes like to play a parlor game with other fans. I ask them which year was the band’s best, before offering an answer of …

Outer Bicep Workouts

The biceps brachii muscle consists of two heads -- the long head and the short head. The long head is also referred to as the outer head of the …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

Tea

Focus-Stacked Extreme Close-Ups of Bugs

Sometimes just a change in perspective can make a world of a difference. Take for instance tiny bugs. They are from our standpoint little critters we …

Macro Photography

Grilled vegetables steal the spotlight

Image 1of/5<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Steak, burgers, chicken, shrimp - when it comes to grilling, everyone has their favorite meat-centric main dishes. But this …

Superman at 75 - giving us what we need

Image 1of/2<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Birthdays are an opportunity for reflection - especially when it's a milestone one like 75, and the birthday boy is as much a …

5 Tips for Bigger Biceps

By Nick Tumminello<p>Here’s your step-by-step guide through 5 battle-tested biceps workout tips and training strategies we've used with athletes and …