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Which World Leader Had The Best And The Worst Year In 2014?

Wars raged in the Middle East and beyond. Economic woes stretched across continents. Crashing oil prices boosted some countries and slammed others. World leaders had a lot on their plate this past year. They were responsible for some of their trouble, and some of it just happened to them.<p>Whether …

North Korea's Racial Slur of President Obama Is Business as Usual

The racial taunt by North Korean official's of President Obama as a monkey was no real surprise. The regime has blasted Obama before with border line racial jabs. Obama is the most visible and inviting target for North Korea to single out for blame and vitriol after its bare bones Internet and …

Epic Floods in Malaysia: Photo Gallery

Domestic violence 'epidemic' in New Zealand

"Some make it through the night and call us back the next day and others we don't hear from again," says Rhonda Cox-Nissen, manager of Eastern Refuge, a women's shelter based in Auckland.<p>According to the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse, a research group at Auckland University, more than …

Gmail finally blocked in China after six months of disruption

Gmail has been comprehensively blocked in China six months after government censors first began disrupting access to the service. Google’s Transparency Report shows Gmail traffic falling dramatically in the country on the night of December 25th, and while Chinese officials have not claimed …

Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes, freshwater impoundments, scrub, pine flatwoods, and hardwood hammocks provide habitat for more than 1,500 species of plants and animals. Photo: Tom Dunkerton/@USFWS Volunteer

THE SHOT: Floating Above the Grand Canyon

Harun Mehmedinovic captured a rare weather phenomenon this month when the Grand Canyon was filled with a stunning sea of clouds. “The shoot came up somewhat spontaneously”.<p>I work with BBC Earth, and for a while I have wanted to team up with National Geographic’s John Burcham for a shoot. We picked …

Xmas Preparations Around the World

Harbin Snow and Ice Fest in Pictures

China Needs Millions of Brides ASAP

In the villages outside of Handan, China, a bachelor looking to marry a local girl needs to have as much as $64,000 -- the price tag for a suitable …

Editorial: Who's been naughty and nice in 2014

It's not only Santa who makes lists and checks them twice. Editorial writers do too. Here's who's getting coal and who's getting candy from us in 2014.<p><b>Nice</b>: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), for doggedly insisting on the release of the 499-page executive summary of the Senate Intelligence …

How to watch “The Interview” online

<i>Updated on Dec. 28 to add iTunes option.</i><p>Sony has reversed course and agreed to release <i>The Interview</i> online, in addition to limited screenings in theaters.<p>Though the movie has received bad reviews, attempts by hackers to suppress the film—and Sony’s initial decision to acquiesce—have generated …

The Interview is YouTube's most popular video right now

<i>The Interview</i> is top of YouTube's Popular Right Now chart after being released online on December 24th through four digital channels: Google Play, SeeTheInterview.com, Xbox Video, and YouTube Movies.<p>From a nationwide US opening in 331 small and independent theaters, <i>The Interview</i> is thought to have …

Rescued scientists bring back a warning from the Antarctic

The voyage was meant to retrace the steps of Douglas Mawson, the great polar explorer and scientist who led the Australasian Antarctic Expedition of 1911. What happened instead captured the world’s attention, something none of the scientists, journalists and paying public aboard could have foreseen.<p>…

Home - Architecture Lab

Latest<p>March 28, 2018<p>Transparent bathrooms and shower designs have been proven to be a simple yet effective way of giving your washroom a trendy and …

Listen up Beijing. This is what you can learn from Los Angeles about fighting smog

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> For years China has been the envy of the world, hailed as the great 'economic miracle' thanks to its sustained double-digit growth.<p>Of late, however, the Middle Kingdom has also become the poster boy for environmental degradation, a target of ridicule for Beijing's now notorious …

China’s water diversion project starts to flow to Beijing

On Friday afternoon, China quietly inaugurated one of the biggest engineering projects of all time: the South-North Water Diversion, a £48bn, 2,400km network of canals and tunnels, designed to divert 44.8bn cubic metres of water annually from China’s humid south to its parched, industrialised north.<p>…

China and Canada set for deal as Beijing extends anti-corruption drive

Canada and China are set to sign a deal that will allow assets to be seized from people who Beijing suspects of committing economic crimes, according …

Hong Kong activists fear they are being monitored by Beijing

Soon after he was elected as a student union leader, Lester Shum found an unnerving warning in his email inbox: “We believe state-sponsored attackers may be attempting to compromise your account or computer,” the message read.<p>His phone calls have become filled with echoes and garbled talk. Some of …

Beijing ramping up bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is ramping up its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics with a series of international sports competitions and promotional events, seeking to stir public support and cement its status as the front-runner to hold the games.<p>The freestyle skiing World Cup event in Beijing's Bird's …

The 20 best movies of 2014

Get On Up Exploding off the screen, Chadwick Boseman’s hyperathletic performance as James Brown is the year’s most dangerous piece of …

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10 New York Institutions We Loved and Lost in 2014

2014 has been a sad year for New York city landmarks. As rents rise and landlords make room for big businesses, once more the city’s hidden gems have …

You can still see The Interview this week...sort of

If you're bummed about all the major theater chains deciding to abandon <i>The Interview</i> following threats made by …

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