Justina Craford Ollerton

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Mount Everest: Six confirmed dead as this year's climbing season ends

<b>(CNN) —</b> Six people died during this year's climbing season on Mount Everest, officials said Friday.<p>The body of Goutam Ghosh, an Indian mountain climber who went missing on Mount Everest on May 21, was found Sunday, said Wangchu Sherpa, managing director of Trekking Camp Nepal.<p>Sherpas discovered the …

Mountaineering

Al Roker: The Tragic History of Early Weather Forecasting

<i>Meteorology hasn’t always been as exact a science as it is today—as Al Roker well knows. His upcoming book,</i> The Storm of the Century, <i>is a</i> <i>narrative</i> …

Mindy Kaling's Guide to Killer Confidence

Mindy Kaling's secret? You have to earn that bulletproof feeling. In an excerpt from her new book, <i>Why Not Me?</i>, she explains.<p>One evening last year, I was onstage at a Q&A in Manhattan hosted by a magazine to discuss my life and career. This was one of those fancy events where ticket prices are high, …

The world's most amazing cake shops and bakeries

Baking

10 Questions to Discuss Before Marrying According to a Gay Philosopher

The philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche might well have been delighted with the ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States to legalize same-sex marriages.<p>While we don't know for sure that Nietzsche was gay, Joachim Köhler argues in <i>Zarathustra's Secret</i> that he was because he spoke of another man's …

Greece votes “no”—absolutely no one knows what comes next

Greece voted overwhelmingly against enduring more austerity in exchange for a new round of bailout funding from its creditors. With roughly 91% of the vote in more than 61% of voter cast their ballot against the deal, in a victory for Greece’s left-leaning government and a rebuke to the troubled …

Europe

US to Destroy More than 1 Ton of Ivory in Times Square: WWF Statement

<b>WWF issued the following statement from Ginette Hemley, Senior Vice President of Wildlife Conservation, in reaction to today’s announcement by US</b> …

The World's Elephants Can't Wait

In a lot of ways, it felt like déjà vu: The US government and the conservation community came together again to destroy a stockpile of confiscated …

Ivory Crush in New York City

End Elephant Slaughter<p>Tell US Fish and Wildlife Service it is the right decision to save wild elephants.<p>Take Action Now <i>h</i><p>An enormous machine roared to …

JFK: A Look Back

Inside Flipboard / November 21, 2013<p>Fifty years ago, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was slain by a madman’s bullet. The assassination of the popular and …

Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

On the Red Couch with Author and Physician Deepak Chopra

Inside Flipboard / December 5, 2013<p>It’s not every day that red couch interviewees respond to our questions with quotes like, “Healing is the return …