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López Obrador, an Atypical Leftist, Wins Mexico Presidency in Landslide

MEXICO CITY — Riding a wave of populist anger fueled by rampant corruption and violence, the leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador was elected president of Mexico on Sunday, in a landslide victory that upended the nation’s political establishment and handed him a sweeping mandate to reshape the …

Mexico

Kilauea: Earthquakes follow eruptions from Hawaii volcano

<b>A number of strong earthquakes have hit Hawaii's Big Island, a day after the eruption of the Kilauea volcano.</b><p>One 6.9 magnitude quake, south-east of the volcano, was the most powerful to hit the US state since 1975.<p>It briefly cut power and sent people fleeing from buildings but there was no tsunami …

Geology

U.N. Security Council approves 30-day humanitarian cease-fire in Syria

The U.N. Security Council on Saturday unanimously called for a 30-day cease-fire in Syria, with Russia agreeing to the temporary hiatus only after forcing two days of delays that critics said allowed ally Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to pursue a renewed bombing campaign blamed for hundreds of …

Middle East

A Race Against Time to Excavate an Ancient African Civilization

Archaeologists in Nubia are struggling against erosion, desertification, and government plans to develop the land.<p>In 1905, British archaeologists descended on a sliver of eastern Africa, aiming to uncover and extract artifacts from 3,000-year-old temples. They left mostly with photographs, …

The Latest: Trump renews push for wall in immigration deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, Congress and immigration (all times local):<p>11:50 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump is pushing for …

Zimbabwe’s ruling party expected to sack Robert Mugabe

President close to losing grip on power as tens of thousands join marches calling for his resignation<p>Robert Mugabe’s efforts to cling to power appeared close to collapse on Saturday night as tens of thousands marched through Zimbabwe’s cities calling for his resignation, while the ruling party …

Robert Mugabe

A Feel-Good Task to Set You Up for a Neat and Tidy Weekend

I could write an essay (I kind of already have) about how good it feels to have a clean refrigerator. Your stocks of foodstuffs are something you …

Irma weakens to a tropical storm after knocking out power to millions in Florida

MIAMI — The remnants of Hurricane Irma swept north through Florida on Monday, leaving behind a trail of debris, flooding and power outages after the storm roared up the state’s Gulf Coast and brought its drenching rainfall and battering winds into Georgia.<p>Irma weakened Monday to a tropical storm, …

Rainfall

13 Things Every Tea Drinker Needs to Know

For instance, adding milk can help keep your teeth white.<p>There's always more to learn (and love) about the world's most widely consumed beverage.

Illuminated Tree Stumps Are a Clever Take on Natural Decor

This might be the coolest lamp ever.<p>If you're looking for a way to bring the outdoors into your home, we'd like to introduce you to Duncan Meerding, a Tasmania-based furniture and lighting designer who transforms naturally cracked tree stumps into lamps.<p>Duncan's work has caught our attention for …

Bustling metropolis Istanbul

Project info<p>A visit to Istanbul, the bustling metropolis of Turkey. I wandered through the streets discovering vibrant life and unexpected moments.

Istanbul

When not to use Lightroom Dehaze Filter

In landscape photography we often prefer to have everything sharp. By choosing the proper aperture and focusing at the right distance, we can achieve …

Landscape Photography

60+ Incredible Tiny Houses You'll Hardly Believe Are Real

Be warned: This list might inspire you sell your home and downsize immediately.<p>Tiny homes aren't just about looking cute — they're part of a growing movement that promotes sustainable living. Many designers have figured out innovative ways to make these small homes amazingly well-equipped and, …

7 Things You Can Do With a White Bowl

These DIY ideas bring bold style to a kitchen basic.<p>These DIY ideas bring bold style to a kitchen basic.

Crafting

This A-Frame House Is All About the Windows

And the view they offer of the California redwoods.<p>We've all had moments when we've wanted to toss our iStuff out the window and just get away from it all. It's totally normal. In fact, there's a rental home pretty much made for escaping everyday life tucked among redwoods in California.<p>Inside this …

Brazil's upside-down Cup: Bad on field, good off

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — For Brazil, it was the upside-down World Cup.<p>Brazilians lost at what they were certain they would win — soccer — and won where …

7 Homes That Are All About the Roof

Sometimes the best part of a house is hidden at the tippy top.<p>Sometimes the best part of a house is hidden at the tippy top.

New York City

Blue Moon in Pictures, 7.31

Aeronautics

Striking Photos of Dancers in the Wilderness by Bertil Nilsson

London-based fine art photographer Bertil Nilsson returns to his rural Swedish roots in the ongoing series <i>Naturally</i>. Frequently featuring circus …

It's official: Google blew it with YouTube, and Facebook has caught up

Fortune has a story out about Facebook's huge investment in video in which writer Erin Griffith reports: "In April, Facebook hit 4 billion views per day, matching the latest estimates available for 10-year-old YouTube."<p>Here are some other notes from the story:<p>Facebook's 4 billion daily views are up …

Is U.S.-China Conflict Imminent in the South China Sea?

OXFORD, England -- When a U.S. Navy P8-A surveillance aircraft recently flew near Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, it was warned eight times by the Chinese Navy to leave the area. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that, "China's determination to safeguard its …

Ray Kurzweil: Humans will be hybrids by 2030

In the future, humans are going to be artificially intelligent.<p>That's the prediction of Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google (GOOGL), who spoke Wednesday at the Exponential Finance conference in New York.<p>Kurzweil predicts that humans will become hybrids in the 2030s. That means our …

Singularity

When Cops Check Facebook

America’s police are using social media to fight crime, a practice that raises troubling questions.<p>In 2012, Brooklyn police officer Michael Rodrigues arrested a burglary gang, the Brower Boys, by adding gang members as friends on Facebook. The day of the arrest was like gathering the lowest-hanging …

Social Media

Denmark wants to rebrand part of Sweden as 'Greater Copenhagen'

Not since 1675 has there been such tension on the border. When Denmark’s King Christian V launched a bloody conquest of Skåne, Sweden’s southernmost province and fertile breadbasket, he could hardly have foreseen that Copenhagen might one day find a more civilised way of spreading its …

Europe

Cob--clay, sand and straw, a wonderful natural building material that brings out the sculptor in us all! Here's the Green Man I made on our cob shed. You can join us for our upcoming natural building workshop and learn to build with local, non-toxic materials while making Mud Magic! July 9-13, northern California. http://www.earthactivisttraining.org/july_2014.html

The Week in Review: Iraq Uprising

Inside Flipboard / June 20, 2014<p>Formerly associated with al-Qaeda, militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have crossed the border …

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6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …