Ife Africanchild Oluwa

106 Added | 4 Magazines | 7 Likes | 27 Following | 5 Followers | @ifeaoluwa | Keep up with Ife Africanchild Oluwa on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ife Africanchild Oluwa”

Middle East

Sochi marks 1st anniversary of Olympic Winter Games (PHOTOS)

A year has passed since the extravagant opening ceremony of Russia’s Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. Thousands, including President Vladimir Putin …

Woman 'cured by lucky DNA mutation'

<b>A woman with a rare disease has been spontaneously cured in an event so improbable doctors say it is the medical equivalent of a lottery win.</b><p>The woman in her 50s, who is not being named, was plagued by warts and infections as part of "WHIM syndrome" - caused by a defective immune system.<p>But US …

Medicine

Nigeria's electoral commission debates poll postponment

Nigeria's presidential election is hanging in the balance as the country's electoral commission meets with electoral commissioners to discuss the possible postponement of the February 14 presidential and legislative elections for six weeks.<p>A closed-door meeting was being held on Saturday at the …

Africa

Birth of a shadow doctrine: How a small group of lawyers launched a war against international law

From torture to drone strikes, international law is under attack in the U.S. Here’s how it all began<p>When the hijacked airplanes hit the World Trade Towers on 9/11, John Yoo was working in his Justice Department office in Washington, D.C. At the time, he was assigned to one of the most crucial legal …

Law

Winter in Holland now..........

5 Tips to Stay Present in Business and in Life

A successful investment banker went on vacation to a tropical island. There he met a fisherman who had a unique way of catching fish. The banker immediately saw a business opportunity.<p>The banker said that eventually the fisherman would be able to make an initial public offering, so that he could …

Entrepreneurship

The First Ubuntu Phone Won’t Rely On Apps. Here’s Why That’s Brilliant

Canonical wants to move us away from the app-centric mobile experience.<p>The mobile market is saturated. Any new entrants are doomed from the start. And if you need proof, just look at Windows Phone or BlackBerry. The problem is that you need an app ecosystem to gain market share, but you need market …

Apps

U.S. blizzard: New York braces for heavy snow as storms slam East Coast

Residents of the U.S. Northeast are girding for a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to …

Weather

This Bolton school was failing – until it gave each pupil an iPod

In 2009 a failing school in Bolton provided every one of its students with an iPod Touch; now the Essa Academy has drastically improved its pupils' learning experiences<p>On the way into Essa Academy, in a multi-ethnic suburb on the edge of Bolton, it is easy to believe that the school is a world …

Deadly Raids End Terror Spree in Paris

Police Kill Two Suspects in Magazine Massacre; Ally Shot Dead After Four Killed at Kosher Grocery<p>PARIS—France’s capital was transformed into a war zone as a three-day manhunt for militants who attacked the magazine Charlie Hebdo ended Friday when security forces in simultaneous raids killed three …

Charlie Hebdo

Happy Winter Solstice! Get the Scientific Reasons for Earth’s Seasons

The seasons are a powerful force in our lives. They affect the activities we do, the foods we crave, the clothes we wear — and quite often, the moods we are in. The seasons officially change once again on Sunday, with winter beginning in the Northern Hemisphere and autumn starting in the south.<p>What …

Astronomy
Winter Olympics

New Year's Snowfall Turns Grand Canyon into Winter Wonderland

A flurry of snow on New Year's Eve turned the Grand Canyon into a winter wonderland overnight, coating the entire landscape in a magnificent blanket of white. Stunning photos shared by the Grand Canyon National Park Service show breathtaking views of the iconic landmark covered from top to bottom …

National Parks

traveltherenext.com - traveltherenext Resources and Information.

Five essential ingredients to doing what you love for a living

When I decided to leave my own corporate job years ago to pursue the culinary arts, I couldn't think much further than doing what I love on a daily basis: cooking. But it soon became clear to me that leaving the safety of one career to take up another is not quite that simple.<p>Doing something you …

O’Neill Says Jonathan Election Loss May Be Nigeria Positive

A loss by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan in general elections next month may be viewed “positively” by foreign investors and probably won’t …

Africa

Supporters of Nigerian President's Re-Election Bid Are Using a Terrible Hashtag

In an ill-advised political maneuver, supporters of Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan have begun using the hashtag #BringBackGoodluck2015 to …

Africa