Clare Wolf

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After Months Of Delay, Obama Administration Announces Action On Ugandan Anti-LGBT Law

New steps ban visas to officials involved in human rights abuses and cancels a US-funded military exercise in Uganda.<p>The White House announced Thursday that it would cancel a U.S.-funded aviation exercise with Uganda and impose a visa ban on officials involved in human rights abuses and corruption …

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U.S. declares victory over Cali cartel

The U.S. government says it has reached milestone in the decades-long war on drugs: The Cali cartel, once the biggest drug trafficking organization in the world, is no more.<p>The Treasury Department on Thursday removed 308 people and entities from its financial sanctions list, the largest ever single …

Ukraine rebels speak of heavy losses in battle against government troops | Reuters

SIVERSK (Reuters) - Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists were locked in fierce fighting in the east of Ukraine on Thursday and a rebel commander acknowledged big losses among separatists heavily outgunned by government forces.<p>Pro-Russian separatists stand guard at a checkpoint near a burnt …

Ikea Threatens Legal Action Against Furniture Hacking Site

Fan site IKEAHackers.net will be forced to remove Ikea from its name.<p>A fansite for modifying Ikea furniture has been asked to dissociate itself from Ikea’s trademark.<p>Jules Yap*, the owner and operator of Ikeahackers.net–a site you might visit if you were looking to build an Ikea lamp into an Ikea …

This Wall Projects People’s Passions As They Walk By

If you see something interesting, strike up a conversation!<p>You can’t tell much about someone just by looking at them. Maybe you see that they like Italian leather shoes, or that they need more sleep, but you don’t know much else. What causes do they care about? What projects are they working on? …

You Have To Use Your Smartphone To See These Paintings Properly

Nodding to our phone addiction, an artist makes inverted paintings that we’re forced to view on smartphones.<p>Too many people seem to think they can’t see an artwork properly unless it’s viewed through a smartphone lens. The formerly contemplative, tech-free spaces of art galleries and museums have …

Negative Underwear's No-Frills Bra

Shopping for lingerie is not always a light-hearted task. From unforgiving mirrors to finding the perfect fit for your unique body shape, it can be a stress-inducing experience. Even harder though, is finding underwear options that aren't a gaudy shade of hot pink or over-embellished with lace and …

That Foamy Stuff You See World Cup Refs Spraying was Invented by a Fed-Up Journalist

There is a graphic design element to tennis courts, (American) football fields and basketball courts, with highly visible lines indicating boundaries …

FANTASIZED Uses Discarded Fans to Make Livable Products

You might recall a while back when we featured lighting made from discarded fans by appropriately-named design studio Fantasized. Well, they’re back …

Sixpoint Brewery's Juice-Based RAD

For a craft beer-based take on the infamous Brass Monkey, Sixpoint Brewery recently introduced RAD, a tangy concoction of fruit juice and beer. Inspired by a 50-50 blend of lemon soda and beer originally created to quench the heavy thirst of cyclists at a busy biergarten outside Munich in 1922, RAD …

Murrine Core: Loren Stump's Sliced Glass 'Paintings' Mark the Intersection of Art and Craft

Reportedly developed some four millenia ago and revived by Italian artisans in the 16th Century, <i>murrine</i> is among those crafts that long predates the …

Why You Might Need to Reconsider Your Sales Strategy

<i>Gregg Schwartz is the Director of Sales at Strategic Sales & Marketing, an industry founding lead generation company started in 1989. Connect with him and SSM on LinkedIn and Twitter.</i><p>You’ve developed a great new technology. You’ve invested thousands of hours of work. Now comes the tough part: …

7 Secrets of the Most Productive Meetings

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>During a busy workweek, the last thing any manager needs is a wasted hour due to an unproductive meeting.<p>Managers need to make every minute count. According to a March 2012 survey by Salary.com, 47 percent of workers say their biggest …

Inside New CEO Mary Barra's Urgent Mission To Fix GM

<b>Mary Barra made history by working her way into Detroit’s car-guy club and becoming the first female CEO of General Motors. Now can she fix the company?</b><p>Mary Barra, mother of two and the first female CEO of General Motors, sat silently while the parents of ten dead children unloaded their grief and …

26 Sexist Ads Of The 'Mad Men' Era That Companies Wish We'd Forget

The rampant sexism in "Mad Men" was typical of the 1960s, when the outlook for women in America was just beginning to change. While the "second wave" of feminism began in the '60s, mainstream America was still very much a "man's world."<p>That attitude carried over into advertising, which did little …

Factories forced to close as Vietnamese rage mounts over China oil rig

Outside Ho Chi Minh City's popular brick-and-wood Chieu Café, a hastily fashioned, bright yellow placard warns away potential patrons. "Customers from mainland China will be refused service," it reads, "until the Chinese government removes its oil rig."<p>The café's owner, Nguyen Chieu, 37, an …

100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered in Block of Ice in Antarctica

For the past 100 years, a box of never-before-seen negatives has been preserved in a block of ice in Antarctica. Recently, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust came across the 22 exposed, but unprocessed, cellulose nitrate negatives during an attempt to restore an old …

Moroccan octopus mornings at the fish market for @jcsciarrino.

Cooking With Fresh Herbs

It is not unheard of these days that our beauty products are laden with what is more conventionally considered food. Some ingredients are nourishing to both our insides and outer appearance. Margo Marrone knows this better than most of us. A foodie, but also a herbal pharmacist specializing in …

Frutti di Mare Seafood Salad Recipe

<i>Please welcome Hank Shaw as he shares a favorite summer seafood salad. ~Elise</i><p>Frutti di mare, the Italian mixed seafood salad you see in deli counters …

Radish, Enoki, Tangerine, and Avocado Salad From 'Feast'

During the wintertime, my salads are usually little more than pre-washed boxed salad greens and a little oil and vinegar; I struggle to find inspiration in the root vegetables and super bitter greens of January. That's why love to read recipes like Sarah Copeland's salad of radish, enoki, …

24 Delicious Ways To Eat Quinoa For Breakfast

Start your day with a Super Food and watch what happens.

Judge strikes down Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage

<b>DETROIT</b> -- Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, a federal judge said Friday, striking down a law that was widely embraced by …

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