Jess Domokos

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Apple: FBI seeks 'dangerous power' in fight over phone

WASHINGTON (AP) — In its first salvo in a court fight that pits digital privacy rights against national security, Apple Inc. asked a federal …

13 Weird Moments In The History Of Water Fountains

When was the last time you gave serious thought to a drinking fountain? Maybe it was in elementary school, when they were the only way to wet your whistle. Or maybe never. That would be perfectly understandable. They seem boring!<p>But they're not. Far from it.<p>About a month ago, I started looking into …

The Miraculous Life of Gabriel García Márquez

When Gabriel García Márquez was born, in 1927, in the sleepy little town of Aracataca, not far from Colombia’s Caribbean coast, there were certain …

Literature

Mother London Makes Its Own ‘First Kiss’ Parody … With Dogs

The parodies of fashion brand Wren's super-viral "First Kiss" ad keep flowing in. Here's ad agency Mother London's entry—"First Sniff," starring a …

Advertising Industry

First woman to head a political party in Egypt says it proves the revolution has changed attitudes

Hala Shukrallah was elected leader of Egypt's Dostour party last week, since when journalists have barely stopped bothering her. Her party's reputation has something to do with it: Dostour ("Constitution") was founded by Mohamed ElBaradei, the exiled Nobel laureate many hoped would lead …

Three killed in Cairo clashes, 48 wounded across Egypt

CAIRO (Reuters) - Three protesters were killed and dozens wounded as Muslim Brotherhood supporters and police clashed across Egypt on Friday, the health ministry and security sources said.<p>Supporters of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, who was overthrown by the army after demonstrations against his …

Egypt launches first prosecution for female genital mutilation after girl dies

A doctor will stand trial for the first time in Egypt on charges of female genital mutilation, after a 13-year-old girl died following an alleged operation in his clinic last year.<p>In a landmark case, Dr Raslan Fadl is the first doctor to be prosecuted for FGM in Egypt, where the practice was banned …

The Cost of War: Syria, Three Years On

On March 15, 2011, Syrian protestors in the southern city of Deraa, inspired by the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt, stood against the regime of …

Middle East

Syria conflict: Kicking for hope in Zaatari refugee camp - CNN.com

This is an aerial photograph of the Zaatari refugee camp, situated eight kilometers from the Jordan/Syria border, taken on July 18, 2013. As many as 150,000 people are now living there, with more arriving every day.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Zaatari refugee camp<p>Hypermarket<p>Star quality<p>What is sport?<p>Stars of the …

Three Years of Hell: How Syria Spiraled Into Unthinkable War

Three years ago, no-one believed it would come to this: the deadliest war in the world, the worst conflict in the recent history of the Middle East.<p>When gunfire first rang out, targeting the protesters who dared to call on Syria’s President Assad to reform, it seemed shocking. No one then predicted …

Middle East

Clinton keeps pressure on Putin after comparing Crimea strategy to Hitler

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin is "a tough guy with a thin skin," a day after she drew a parallel between his recent actions on the Crimean peninsula of Ukraine to those of Adolf Hitler in the late 1930s.<p>Clinton sought to clarify her …

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Portals Navigation<p>Outlook.com<br>• Microsoft Store<br>• Skype<br>• Rewards<br>• Office<br>• eBay Sponsored<br>• OneDrive<br>• Maps<br>• Facebook<br>• OneNote<br>• Twitter<p>Get your mail here<p>See your recent emails<br>• Send a quick email<br>• Manage your calendar with easy access<p>Sign in with any Microsoft account: Outlook, Hotmail, MSN, Live<p>What is a Microsoft …

Liberals dreaming of Warren in White House

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The political blogosphere erupted with speculation this past week about Elizabeth Warren running for president in 2016.<p>The …

Middle-class

Clinton vs. Warren?

“<i>HILLARY’S NIGHTMARE</i>.” That’s the cover line for a shrewd and bouncy Noam Scheiber piece in the new issue of the <i>New Republic</i>. The teaser specifies what that nightmare could be: “<i>A DEMOCRATIC PARTY THAT REALIZES ITS SOUL LIES WITH ELIZABETH WARREN INSTEAD</i>.”<p>I can think of several nightmares that …

Elizabeth Warren: quiet revolutionary who could challenge Hillary Clinton in Democrats' 2016 race

Senator's tough stance against Wall Street is attracting voters on the left who are disenchanted with the party establishment<p>Not many political "rock stars" inspire audience members to knit, but, even by Washington's sedate standards, the darling of America's new left is a quiet …

If Not Warren or Clinton, Then Who?

Is it Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren, or nothing? In Friday’s Daily Comment, on the threat Warren may pose to Clinton in 2016 (inspired by Noam Scheiber’s very good <i>New Republic</i> piece), my colleague Hendrik Hertzberg writes:<p>A footnote: Hillary Clinton’s prominence points up the remarkable …

Honey-Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> About 24 cookies<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>10 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>30 minutes<p>A recipe for Honey-Peanut Butter Cookies; tastes just …

Sheboygan-Style Bratwurst

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Get ready for a project -- Megan Scott of The Joy Kitchen is walking us through how to make brats at home, just in time for Oktoberfest.</i><p>Any way …

The Loveliest Short Story You Will Read Today Was Published on Craigslist

"Missed Connection" stays with you.<p>Lucas Jackson/Reuters, Chris Heller<p>Craigslist: that scourge of the newspaper industry, that den of lust, that middleman responsible for an untold number of bedbug crises.<p>Or, Craigslist: the Internet's simplest and most ingenious disruptor, a digital equivalent of …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

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<i>Mallory McInnis spends most of her time on the Internet amassing awesome things to share on her blog, Gems. She lives in Maine (the woodsy, Stephen King-book-setting part, not by the ocean) and drives all over New England looking for vintage books to sell in her shop, Elwood & Eloise. She’s</i> …

A Serengeti Safari From The Safety Of Your Desk

We don't often write about multimedia presentations — but if you haven't already seen it, you really should check out <i>National Geographic</i>'s immersive project about the Serengeti lions.<p>Photographer Michael "Nick" Nichols and videographer Nathan Williamson spent more than two years gathering footage …

10 Apps That Will Help You To Organize In The Smartphone Age

Staying organized requires hard work but, luckily, technology has brought make improvements on this chapter as well. Nowadays we basically have an …

Apps

The 10 Best Writing Apps on the iPad

Writing apps for iPad<p>As we gradually get faster at typing on touchscreens, extended writing sessions on the iPad have become much more viable. Meanwhile, developers of writing apps have made significant improvements to their offerings. Here are our picks for the 10 best apps for getting some …

Spectacular Day and Night Composite Shots of Major Cities

<i>Day to Night</i> is a spectacular ongoing series by fine art photographer Stephen Wilkes featuring urban landscapes that transcend the confines of time by presenting day and night shots of iconic cityscapes in one image. Using up to 1,500 images from a 15-hour shoot day (from sunrise to sunset), Wilkes …

Watergate 40 Years Later: Newsweek Covers From the Summer of ’73

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10 Heartbreaking Photos That Might Reduce You To Tears

They say a photo speaks a thousand words, so with the greatest respect to these heartbreaking moments from our history & the photographers that have …