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Watercolor Paintings Candidly Capture the Expressive Faces of India

Artist Rajkumar Sthabathy uses watercolors to capture the essence of India. Within his expressive paintings, Sthabathy depicts candid scenes witnessed on the streets of his homeland. There are the rickshaw drivers who make their way through crowded streets, vendors who work to sell their wares, and …

Painting

A Drop Of Blood That Could Save Your Life: The New Technology of Stroke Detection

A new system could diagnose a stroke in less than 10 minutes.<p>For the 795,000 Americans each year who suffer a stroke, a rapid response diagnostic …

Medicine

Advent calendar DIY printable // Free download

It’s just over a week to go until the official advent calendar countdown to Christmas begins! Are you getting excited yet? If you’re still struggling …

Calendars

8 Breathtaking New Photos of the #FollowMeTo Couple in India and Singapore

As always, this is the epitome of #wanderlust and #relationshipgoals.<p>When we last left Natalia and Murad Osmann–better known as the #FollowMeTo couple that became famous for their beautiful photos featuring Natalia leading her man to stunning locations across the globe—they had just gotten married …

Refugees: That Time Everyone Said 'No' And Bolivia Said 'Yes'

"The refugee has got to be checked because, unfortunately, among the refugees there are some spies, as has been found in other countries." It could have been said today about the Syrian refugee crisis, but those words belong to President Franklin Roosevelt, in 1940.<p>Back then, many of those refugees …

South America

Is it too late to solve the mess in the Middle East?

What started out as simple protests in Syria has expanded to civil war and now an international crisis. View Graphic<p>BAGHDAD — With the attacks in Paris and the downing of a Russian passenger plane, the Islamic State has declared war on the wider world, galvanizing new calls for an intensified …

Middle East

How to help Syrians: Boost military support, reject arbitrary resettlement dates

<i>Chris Alexander was Canada's Minister of Citizenship and Immigration from 2013 to 2015, and deputy special representative of the UN Secretary General for Political Affairs in Afghanistan from 2005 to 2009.</i><p>Last week's attacks in Paris remind us of the scale of the threat now facing Syrians, Iraqis …

Middle East

Some Anonymous members are complaining about the 'war' on ISIS

A hacker affiliated with the group who goes by the name "X" told Tech Insider in an email on Tuesday that he "does not agree with ... nor [would he] actively support" Operation ISIS, though he'd never disrespect another Anonymous member's operation if it was in line with the group's central …

Obama says GOP incitement on Syria refugees 'needs to stop'

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Barack Obama lashed out Wednesday at Republicans who insist on barring Syrian refugees from entering the U.S., …

Obama Administration

Obama torches GOP on Syrian refugees: 'Now they are scared of 3-year-old orphans'

President Barack Obama is taking an even harsher tone against governors and lawmakers who want to stop the U.S. resettlement of Syrian refugees, blasting them for being "scared of widows and orphans" while playing into the hands of the Islamic State terrorist group.<p>"We are not well served when, in …

Obama Administration

This is how the Syrian refugee screening process actually works

In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, many in the GOP say they are concerned that a terrorist could slip into the country by posing as an asylum seeker, an argument that President Obama and other Democrats reject.<p>All refugees taken in by the U.S. undergo extensive background checks. The small …

Clinton crushes Webb, ties Bush in Virginia poll

Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton are running neck-and-neck in Virginia, according to a new Christopher Newport University poll released Monday.<p>Bush grabbed 48 percent among registered voters in the state, compared with 46 percent for Clinton. Other Republicans appear to be gaining on Clinton as well, …

Government

Some More Radical Ideas for Hillary

I am going to periodically suggest ideas that Hillary Clinton might consider -- both to establish that she is a real-deal progressive and to rally political support from voters whom the economy is leaving behind. Clinton might even outflank some leading progressives by going beyond what is …

Ben Carson Officially Announces Run For President In 2016

Celebrated neurosurgeon Ben Carson has officially announced his intention to run for president.<p>“I’m willing to be part of the equation and therefore, I’m announcing my candidacy for president of the United States of America," Carson told Ohio's WKRC.<p>USA Today reports Carson also told WPEC in …

Ben Carson Is Running for President

<i>Story by the Associated Press; curated by Dave Urbanski</i><p>WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Carson, retired neurosurgeon turned conservative star, has confirmed that he will seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.<p>Dr. Ben Carson speaks during the Leadership Forum at the 144th National Rifle …

Ben Carson

Six Ways Hillary Is Running Against Bill Clinton’s Legacy

When Hillary Clinton kicked off her presidential campaign this month, she declared: “The deck is still stacked in favor of those at the top.” That’s a populist tone that differs sharply from her husband’s successful presidential campaigns in 1992 and 1996, which relied on phrases such as “new …

Middle-class

Human brain cut into 7,400 slices, then reconstructed digitally in 3-D

LONDON — Scientists have finely sliced a human brain into 7,400 wafer-thin sheets and then digitally reconstructed it to create the world's most detailed map of the brain in three dimensions.<p>The "BigBrain" project, which took a 65-year-old woman's brain and cut it into slices just 20 micrometers …

#Outdoor Cabana - Neiman Marcus

Super Stripey World

I've long talked up the visual wonder that is Patternity, not merely as a blog, but as a real resource. Who knows how many photographers, designers, …

Frieda Pinto is the Cover Star of Grazia India's Fifth Anniversary Issue

<b>Fashion Feast</b> – Hollywood heavyweight Frieda Pinto embraces her Indian heritage in the cover story for this month’s <i>Grazia India</i>. Stylist Ekta Rajani …

Hair

Women's metallic: Eight different looks – in pictures

The Chick and the Duck

>> What came first, the chicken or the egg? Why did the chicken cross the road? The duck and chick that wandered into Joey and Chandler's lives in …

Catherine McNeil Stuns in Giorgio Armani Beauty Spring 2013 Campaign by Txema Yeste

<b>The Beauty of Spring</b> – Always a stunner, Australian beauty Catherine McNeil shows off her striking features in the latest Giorgio Armani cosmetics …

Celebrity (Australia)

Elena Ivanova Channels Her Inner Retro 70's Babe for Grazia Germany April 2013

<i>Lady Stardust</i> – Lensed by Marc Philbert, glossy <i>Grazia Germany</i> pays homage to the 1970’s in their April 2013 edition. Canadian belle Elena Ivanova …

Givenchy

Is Kylie Jenner’s Latest Merch Collection Ripping Off An Indie Designer?

Style<p>Keep up-to-date on new celebrity styles and style news. Get the hottest fashion trends and beauty tips.<p>Style<p>More Fenty fashion<p>Hip-Hop<p>Dan's …

Michelle Harper Makes a Splash in ELLE Mexico's Green Issue by Takahiro Ogawa

<b>Sustainable Style</b> – It Girl Michelle Harper impresses in eco-friendly fashion in <i>ELLE Mexico’s</i> Green Issue this month. The quirky socialite wears …

Fashion Photography