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Evidence of liquid water found on Mars

<b>Nasa's Curiosity rover has found that water can exist as a liquid near the Martian surface.</b><p>Mars should be too cold to support liquid water at the surface, but salts in the soil lower its freezing point - allowing briny films to form.<p>The results lend credence to a theory that dark streaks seen on …

Apple Watch brings the bling in retail debut

PARIS, LONDON, NEW YORK and PALO ALTO -- With Friday's Apple Watch retail debut, Apple took some of its own "think different" advice.<p>Apple Stores have always been polished, but the Apple Watch takes the upscale approach to another level by nestling the smartwatch among luxury brands such as Yves …

Officials: Al Qaeda fighters free 270 from Yemeni prison

<b>Sanaa, Yemen (CNN) —</b> Al Qaeda fighters attacked a prison in the coastal Yemeni city of Al Mukallah early Thursday, freeing at least 270 prisoners, a third of whom have al Qaeda links, a senior Defense Ministry official has told CNN.<p>Khaled Batarfi, a senior al Qaeda figure, was among the escapees, …

Middle East

Iraq's Rambo is the scourge of Islamic State militants

The men push forward, smartphones flying back and forth as they enlist whoever is closest to take their photo with the swarthy figure at the front of the crowd.<p>When it's the next man's turn, he approaches with reverence, planting a kiss on the cheek or forehead of the muscle-bound man with the …

Texas man charged with aiding anti-U.S. terrorist groups in Afghanistan

A Texas-born man was charged Thursday with conspiring to aid militant groups fighting U.S. forces in Afghanistan, becoming the latest American to be prosecuted in federal court on suspicion of assisting terrorist cells overseas.<p>Muhanad Mahmoud al Farekh faces 15 years in prison if convicted of …

Yemeni fighters repel Houthis in Aden after arms drop

ADEN (Reuters) - Fighters loyal to Yemen’s president pushed Houthi fighters back from central Aden on Friday after they were reinforced with weapons parachuted into their beleaguered section of the southern port city by Saudi-led warplanes.<p>The military setback for the Shi’ite Houthis came after …

Middle East

ISIL seizes part of Yarmouk district in Damascus

The Islamic State of the Iraq and Levant (ISIL) group has seized control over western parts of the Yarmouk district in southern Damascus, inhabited mainly by Palestinian refugees, according to a senior Palestinian official, witnesses and an activist monitoring group.<p>Anwar Abdel Hadi, director of …

Al-Qaeda in Yemen frees prisoners in mass jailbreak

Al-Qaeda fighters have stormed a prison in southeastern Yemen and freed several hundred inmates, including one of their leaders, a security official said.<p>Khalid Batarfi, a senior al-Qaeda figure who had been held for more than four years, was among more than 300 prisoners who escaped from the jail …

Protesters killed in bombing in Afghanistan's east

A suicide bombing outside the governor's house in Afghanistan's eastern Khost province has killed at least 17 people, according to local police and hospital officials.<p>At least 36 people protesting against the governor were also wounded in the attack early on Thursday, including Humayoun Humayoun, a …

Kenya troops storm university campus held by al-Shabab

Kenyan security forces have stormed a dormitory held by al-Shabab gunmen who had attacked a university campus in the town of Garissa in northeast Kenya.<p>The operation began after members of the Somalia-based group killed at least 15 people and took an unknown number hostage after dawn on …

Al-Shabab siege of Kenya university leaves 147 dead

At least 147 people have been killed after Kenyan troops cleared a university dormitory in the town of Garissa in northeast Kenya that had been seized by al-Shabab gunmen, the interior ministry says.<p>Members of the Somalia-based group attacked the campus after dawn on Thursday and were holed up in a …

'Bodies litter streets' as clashes rage in Yemen's Aden

Fierce clashes between Houthi fighters and supporters of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi have rocked the coastal city of Aden, a week into Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen.<p>"Terrified residents have been fleeing from neighbourhood to neighbourhood since 3am local time," Bashraheel Hesham, a local …

25,000 Foreign Fighters Now Linked to ISIS, Al Qaeda

UNITED NATIONS — More than 25,000 foreign fighters from some 100 countries are linked to al Qaeda and ISIS, United Nations experts reported to the U.N. Security Council.<p>Along with some 22,000 foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq, there were also 6,500 in Afghanistan and hundreds more in Yemen, Libya, …

Al Qaeda fighters free 300 prisoners in Yemen as rebels invade key port

Seizing an opportunity amid the chaos,<p>Al Qaedafighters early Thursday staged a prison break in a city in southeastern Yemen, freeing about 300 prisoners thought to include several dozen of their comrades, officials and residents said.<p>At the same time, the struggle for the strategic port of Aden …

Al-Qaeda frees prisoners in Yemen jail break

Militants use cover of chaos of Yemeni civil war to launch attack<p>Al Qaeda militants stormed a prison in south-eastern Yemen on Thursday, releasing scores of militants and hundreds of other prisoners.<p>Two senior figures from the group's Yemen branch, Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), were …

Senior al Qaeda cleric killed in Yemen drone strike, AQAP says

<b>Sanaa, Yemen (CNN) —</b> A senior cleric for al Qaeda's affiliate in Yemen was killed along with three other people in a drone strike on their vehicle January 31 in Yemen, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula said Thursday.<p>The cleric, Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari, was killed in Yemen's south-central Shabwa …

Al Qaeda freed 6 inmates in Yemen prison attack, officials say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Al Qaeda militants freed six of their fighters from a southern Yemeni prison during an attack on the facility Friday, just one day after the group took over a military camp in the same province, security officials said.<p>These attacks by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, which has long …

MIT Student Develops A Facebook For Depression

Koko is an upcoming iPhone app that aims to help people fix the bugs in their thinking by crowdsourcing cognitive behavioral techniques.<p>Koko, an upcoming app based on an MIT experiment, is designed to build the world’s first social network for dealing with depression. If it takes off, it could …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

The Brain

Brandy's All In One Home Office, Craft Space, and Guest Room

<b>Name:</b> Brandy Nelson <b><br>Location:</b> Plumas Lake, California<p>In an ideal world we all live in homes or apartments with enough separate spaces for all of our …

Small Spaces

JPEGS: J Hooks with Handy Pegs

Leave it to Thabto to come up with a quirky name like Jpegs for these J-hooks.<p>Inspired by the classic wooden clothes peg, these hooks can manage just …

31 Days of Free Printables

I’m joining the Nester and many others for the 31 day series in October! Here’s my topic:<p>Each day, I’ll be creating a new homemaking or planning …

Inside the Light-Up Offices of Design Agency LUNAR

LUNAR offices<p>Photo via Patricia Chang<p>Designers at LUNAR prefer to work next to each other, while engineers choose to arrange their desks in clusters. Photo via Patricia Chang<p>LUNAR's muse wall shows staff members next to their favorite muse. Photo via Patricia Chang<p>Photo via Patricia Chang<p>Photo via …

Workspace Design Trends To Increase Your Productivity

Your office needs more nooks, less sitting. Give your employees a space they look forward to coming to.<p>Creating paths for chance meetings, including nooks, and designing agile, unique workspaces are solutions that designers say promote collaboration, creativity, and productivity in the modern …

Ergonomics

30 Creative Home Office Ideas: Working from Home in Style

Working from home has become more than a trend. Hard-working people the world over try to find the best way to accommodate a creative and inspiring …

How Beats By Dre’s Designer Made An Office To Encourage His Team’s Best Work

Ammunition partner Robert Brunner’s design vision is behind some of technology’s most iconic forms–but he’s put just as much thought into how his team’s collaborative space supports creative work.<p>As a former industrial designer for Apple, world-renowned consultant, and designer of the now-iconic …

5 ways Herman Miller's new office concept rethinks the traditional workplace

With cloud computing, smart phones, video chat and more access to professional software for individual use, there shouldn’t really be any need to …