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12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

Living Rooms

The World's Tallest Skyscrapers Have A Dirty Little Secret

The Burj Khalifa in Dubai and the Bank of America tower in New York count among the worst offenders<p>Supertall skyscrapers aren't necessarily built to fit as many people inside as possible--sometimes they're just aiming to be, well, really tall. Large portions of these buildings are designed to …

Feds move to restrict neonic pesticides — well, one fed at least

So far the EPA has refused to ban use of neonicotinoid insecticides — despite mounting evidence that they kill bees and other wildlife, despite a ban …

Israël-Palestine : « On n’est pas à la veille d’une guerre civile en France

Un manifestant pro-Palestine défile à Paris, le 16 juillet 2014 - Thibault Camus/AP/SIPA<p>Une manifestation propalestinienne devait avoir lieu à Paris …

The Quest to Brew Beer With Space Yeast

Author: Betsy Mason. Betsy Mason Science<p>Date of Publication: 07.18.14.<p>Time of Publication: 2:07 pm. 2:07 pm<p>A small team of people gathered in the …

“Robé, sí, pero poquito”

La confesión de un alcalde mexicano y otros escándalos reflejan los pocos logros anticorrupción<p>A Hilario Ramírez Villanueva, dueño de una …

This Week In Credit Card News: Card Fees Killing Small Business, Tips To Improving Your Credit

<i>Credit Card Fees are Killing Small Businesses</i><p>There is no real competition in the market for swipe fees on debit and credit cards. Because Visa and MasterCard control 80% of the card market, they are able to dictate terms. There isn’t any transparency around the small piece of the swipe fee that is …

Rock solid

Kevin Davis ordered a beer and cheerfully asked, “What do you want to know?”<p>Seated at a table in a downtown Bozeman restaurant Thursday, the …

Running

KFC, Pizza Hut, and McDonald’s are hit with a new China food scandal: expired meat products

A supplier in Shanghai that provides chicken and beef to KFC, McDonald’s, and Pizza Hut restaurants in China has been selling beef and chicken as much as one year past their expiry dates. An investigative report found that expired meat products were “were repackaged after processing and their shelf …

Pope Francis's Radical Environmentalism

Exploiting the earth "is our sin," the pontiff says.<p>This past weekend, Pope Francis did something that was quietly revolutionary. In a talk at the Italian university of Molise, Francis characterized concerns about the environment as “one of the greatest challenges of our time”—a challenge that is …

Play by play: Nichols, news & sports

During football games in the shaking stands of RFK Stadium, then the home of the Washington Redskins, a young fan named Rachel Nichols first developed her passion for sports. Today, she covers the team’s recent political battles and other major sports stories, many of which are attracting growing …

Stump Stabber

Informants

AL JAZEERA'S<p>INVESTIGATIVE UNIT<p>PRESENTS<p>CLICK TO VIEW THE FULL FILM...<p>...OR SCROLL TO READ THE CHAPTERS<p>The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the …

Who’s Watching Your Statehouse? No One.

The number of full-time journalists on the Capitol beat is down 40 percent since 2003. Why even politicians are saying weak newspaper economics is a …

MH17 plane crash: Kerry points finger at Russia

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1094000/1094681_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524714749_be6bcb8a80bcd3e93c7cac54085c0678<p><b>US Secretary of State John Kerry has said there is overwhelming evidence of Russian complicity in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in …

James Garner has died; these five roles will remind you of his greatness

American actor James Garner has died at his home in Los Angeles. He was 86.<p>Garner was perhaps best known for his rakish charm and eye-twinkling good looks. He was the sort of guy you wanted on your side in a jam, because he was the sort of guy who would know how to get out of that jam, whether it …

Advice from Our Fittest Real Athletes

Pros are so lucky. They get to devote their lives to the sport they love, and completely focus on training and eating well. Wouldn't it be nice if we could all be so successful? Look—you can. It's not that laundry list of obligations holding you back from being an amazing athlete, and our 2014 …

Fitness

First Dog on the Moon on ... the attack on Gaza

How does one respond to a message stating that your house will be destroyed in 10 minutes? asks <b>First Dog on the Moon</b><p>• Having trouble viewing this cartoon? Click here <br>• Get all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints <br>• Sign up here to get an email …

In Pakistan, a master bomb technician fights a new kind of war

Members of a bomb-disposal unit are at risk from handling explosives and facing violent militants.<p>Members of a bomb-disposal unit are atgrave risk handling explosives and facing violent militants.<p>PESHAWAR, Pakistan — In a country awash in bombs, Shafqat Malik races against time.<p>He has discovered …

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Letter to the editor: Story Mill to be center of community once again

At one time Story Mill was a model for the agriculture and ranching industry of Gallatin Valley. Nelson Story and others filled freight cars with …

Montana

Owlz turn HR derby into blowout of Osprey

The most important accessory for joggers on the river trail Sunday evening might have been a hard hat.<p>Or maybe a baseball mitt.<p>The Missoula Osprey …