Charles Lim Zheng Hao

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Mother of US reporter in Syria begs for his life

BEIRUT (AP) — The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new …

Erasing Bad Memories May Soon Be Possible

Memories are a complex combination of objective information—the color of a car, the size of a building—and less tangible emotional feelings, like …

20 Bold Predictions for the Final Week of the Summer Transfer Window

The final week of any summer transfer window has an intriguing habit of both uniting and dividing the sport's community, where friends and enemies alike look to share common ground in the hunt for last-minute business.<p>Everywhere in Europe, clubs are attempting to thrash out deals as we near the …

Schoolgirl, 17, took her own life after feeling 'daunted by A-levels'

Lisa Wilks was due to sit 15 exams in five different subjects at a sixth form college as part of her plan to a forge a career as a scientist<p>A 17-year-old schoolgirl hanged herself after feeling daunted by the number of A-levels she was taking, an inquest heard.<p>Lisa Wilks was due to sit 15 exams in …

A-Levels

Katy Perry Gives Us SERIOUS Nostalgia At The 2014 VMAs

Katy Perry never fails to surprise us when it comes to red carpet appearances, and pretty much life in general (hello, Instagrammed nose piercing) which makes her the perfect addition to a show like the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, where <i>anything</i> can happen.<p>Last year, she played it on the safe-ish …

When Faith and Facts Collide

<i>"... if you believe in God, then intellectually you cannot believe in man-made global warming ... You must be either agnostic or atheistic to believe than man controls something he can't create."</i> -- <b>Rush Limbaugh</b><p><i>NASA satellite image of Superstorm Sandy</i><p>Conflict between faith and science is as old as …

Cara, Karlie and Kate Upton Debut on Forbes Highest Paid Models List

The models rank on Forbes for the first time, joining Gisele and Kate.<p>Social media savvy models Cara Delevingne, Kate Upton and Karlie Kloss feature on Forbes Highest Paid Model list for the first time this year.<p>Delevingne leads the social media model pack with over 6 million followers on …

Essential Small-Space Living Tips

Living in a large home has a lot of advantages.<p>For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>Don’t overthink the process of creating ambiance in your living space: Today’s gadgets make kicking back a …

Small Spaces

U.S. Amateur winner, USGA President deliver latest and most awkward botched handshake

The heads of golf's most prestigious organizations keep struggling to perform one of our most simple human interactions.<p>Golfers are renowned for their terrible and awkward celebrations during big moments, which typically consist of stilted or missed high-fives. But in recent years, there's a new …

Archaeologists Uncover A 2,100-Year-Old Mausoleum In China

Liu Fei died in 128 B.C. during the 26th year of his rule over a kingdom named Jiangdu, which was part of the Chinese empire.<p>Although the mausoleum had been plundered, archaeologists found that it still contained more than 10,000 artifacts, including treasures made of gold, silver, bronze, jade and …

Archaeology

Arsenal’s Yaya Sanogo hits four in friendly rout of Benfica

Pre-season friendlies tend to be as reliable as zodiac signs when it comes to telling the future but, even with that caveat, Arsène Wenger was rightfully encouraged by this exuberant victory. Yaya Sanogo scoring four in a match after failing to find the net at all last season looks pretty good as …

Best Summer Trips 2014

The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

Gun Control