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Anyone Can Learn App Development: 8 Practical Approaches to Coding

Coding - it's a scary word. In fact, it's so scary that those of elder generation look with awe upon those who do it for a living.<p>It certainly was something I never considered attempting at my young adulthood stage. I was never good at STEM, and had zero interest in web development. However, in …

Syria: What’s In It For Putin?

For Vladimir Putin, Syria is not just about supporting President Bashar al-Assad. It’s about Russia’s place in the world.<p>Ever since Russia began …

German military could support France in anti-terror efforts

In the wake of the Paris attacks, France has asked its European partners for military aid in the fight against Islamists. Germany's Bundeswehr could …

The Week in Review: From the Runways at New York Fashion Week

The leaves of fall might only just be starting to arrive, but that doesn’t stop the fashion world from always looking ahead. September marks the debut of Spring/Summer shows and this week the uber-stylish flocked to the streets of the Big Apple for New York Fashion Week (NYFW).<p>The city had plenty …

Ten Minutes with Atelier Isabey's Margot Hallac

Custom wedding invitations can be majorly gorgeous — but to get there, you definitely need to jive with your designer. There's a ton of back and forth in the creative process, so finding the right artist that "gets you" as a couple is often the most important part of the deal.<p>BRIDES had 10 minutes …

One Couple's Destination Wedding in Captiva Island, Florida

Caroline Stoy and Christopher DeMario first met in October 2002 after a high school football game, but their first officially date wasn't until the next spring when the pair attended the prom together. The high school sweethearts dated for over a decade before Chris popped the question on April 16, …

Weddings

In 911 call, professor admits to shooting girlfriend

GAUTIER, Miss. (AP) — In a 911 call, his voice only slightly shaky, college professor Shannon Lamb told police he had shot his girlfriend and …

Israel re-arrests Palestinian hunger striker

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian prisoner who nearly died during a 66-day hunger strike resumed his protest Wednesday after he was re-arrested …

Air pollution could kill 6.6 million people a year by 2050

LONDON (Reuters) - Air contaminated with pollutants such as ozone and tiny particles could cause the premature death of about 6.6 million people a year by 2050 if nothing is done to improve air quality, scientists warned on Wednesday.<p>Buildings are seen through thick haze in downtown Shanghai …

Pollution

Kenya's wildlife flees al-Shabab conflict into Somalia

Wild elephants, lions, leopards, giraffe, buffalo and ostriches have been spotted in Somalia's Lower Jubba area in the first sightings of the animals in the east African country in decades.<p>The animals are believed to have been displaced from Kenya's Boni forest by ongoing security operations …

Some Animals Can Suffer From Mental Illness, Too

<i>(Photo: GK Hart/Vikki Hart/Getty Images)</i><p>By Melissa Dahl<p>Maybe you've had or heard about a pet cat on Prozac, or a dog that doesn't quite seem like itself in the weeks following the death of another animal in the home. On the one hand, it's hard not to question whether there is some owner-projection …

Chile earthquake: 8.3-magnitude quake strikes off coast

For more on the Chile earthquake, go to CNNEspanol.com.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> <b>[Breaking news alert, posted at 12:13 a.m. ET Thursday]</b><p>At least five people were killed and 1 million evacuated from affected areas, when a powerful 8.3-magnitude earthquake struck Chile Wednesday, the director of the National Office of …

Natural Disasters

Arctic sea ice shrinks to fourth lowest extent on record

Photograph: NOAA<p>Sea ice concentration data for 11 September 2015, the fourth lowest extent on record. The yellow line shows the historical ice edge (median) for the same …

Polar bears lay siege to researchers in the Arctic Sea

<b>(CNN) —</b> Five hungry polar bears have surrounded a team of unarmed researchers at a remote outpost in northern Russia.<p>The bears have settled in the fields outside a weather station on the island of Vaygach in the Arctic Sea, preventing researchers from leaving the building to conduct their work, the …

7 super spicy Korean dishes -- and tips for eating them | CNN Travel

Travel

Hedge funds are losing billions on this bad trade

Drivers around the world love cheap gas prices, but some top hedge fund managers don't. They're losing billions.<p>Carl Icahn and David Einhorn have bet big on energy. It's been a costly mistake so far.<p>Oil was trading at over $100 a barrel last summer. Now it goes for barely above $42 a barrel. The …

EPA Accidentally Spills 1 Million Gallons Of Toxic Waste

Into a pristine Colorado river, while investigating mine pollution<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Federal environmental officials confirmed Friday night the presence of …

9 Smart Ways to Use Coffee Grounds All Over the House

First, use them to wake up in the morning. Then, solve some pesky household problems, too.<p>Coffee plays a critical role in your mornings. It can be the difference between starting the day on an energized note and ... well, not. But that's not the only way coffee is a household superhero — the …

Triple-Caramel Cheesecake

Sure, this cheesecake would be awesome even if it were a mere single- or double-caramel creation. We tripled it anyway, 'cause that's how we …

Dessert

PHILADELPHIA Classic Cheesecake

Watch our video to learn how to make this delicious PHILADELPHIA Classic Cheesecake. Prepare this rich, creamy PHILADELPHIA Classic Cheesecake …

BAKER'S ONE BOWL Cream Cheese Brownies

Chocolate and sweetened cream cheese are together again, making dessert magic in these chewy, fudgy and supremely yummy brownies.<p>Heat oven to …

Great Recipes, Dinner Ideas and Quick & Easy Meals from Kraft Foods

Despite its restaurant roots, Chicken Divan can dress casual at your dinner table any night of the week. Try this easy spin on the classic.<p>Enjoy …

What Your Wedding Processional Song Says About You

Here comes the bride! Picking the perfect song to march down the aisle to can seem like such a daunting task. You want it to be a good representation of you, your values and the right fit for the wedding, of course. But did you know that how, or rather, who, you choose to play that processional …

The Great British Bake Off: retro cakes from the Seventies

Last night, the Great British Bake Off looked back to the Seventies for inspiration. Here, we bring you recipes for our favourite retro cakes, including decadent Black Forest cake, sweet berry roulade and a towering trifle<p>Last night's Black Forest gateau got us all nostalgic for retro cakes, so …

11 Things You Need to Do to Make Your Baked Goods Better

Even the most seasoned baker can use a refresher course now and then—these baking tips will make for better cookies, cakes, pies, and more<p>We'll admit it: Sometimes, we fudge things when we cook. After all, who needs a recipe for simple weeknight pasta? Off-the-cuff roasted chicken is a snap. We're …

Fisherman Casts Line and Catches a Camera Drone

Tice Ledbetter was flying his DJI camera drone over a pier at Pacific Beach in San Diego this week when something bizarre happened: a fisherman on …

Drones

Wow: Target Is Removing Gender-Based Signage From Kids Section

This is huge.<p>After a consumer complaint went viral, Target says they're removing gender-based labeling from most of their children's departments. There will no longer be toy section signage indicating if something is for a boy or a girl, and they're removing labels, as well as pink and blue paper …

Astonishing portraits you won't believe aren't photos

Updated 7th December 2016