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Why One of the World's Most Catholic Countries Might Approve Gay Marriage

Ireland’s gay-rights movement has rejected the Church’s authority, even while embracing its values.<p>Last summer, I sat inside Dublin City Hall on a dazzlingly bright day and watched a succession of LGBT choruses from around the world sing their hearts out to an audience that spilled over onto the …

A Better Bagel Topping: Beet-Cured Salmon

<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: Derek Laughren, Test Kitchen Manager here at Food52, s</i><i>hows us how adding beets to a salmon cure makes for a better lox.</i><p>Buying a good cured salmon …

Bagels

We've picked out our favourite #lpportrait shots from last week. This one's from #lonelyplanet fan @wanderlustaddiction, and depicts an Asmat hunter from the #Papua province of #Indonesia. The Asmat culture is a deep and rich one, based on an utterly non-Western belief system. #travel

Photographer Tom Mackie captured this almost unbelievable 'face' in the Northern Lights during a trip to #Iceland. To find out more about the story behind this image, and see some of his other fantastic captures, check out the February edition of #LonelyPlanet Traveller magazine (available in print and digital form): bit.ly/lpmagazine

US To Deploy Over 400 Troops To Train And Equip Moderate Syrian Rebels

The United States will send over 400 troops to train moderate Syrian rebels battling militants of the Islamic State group and al Qaeda, a Pentagon …

French President Francois Hollande says aircraft carrier could support Iraq operations

It has about 800 military personnel, nine fighter jets, a maritime patrol aircraft and a refuelling plane at its base in the United Arab Emirates as …

Al-Qaida proved in Paris that its still a greater threat to the West than ISIS

The three gunmen in last weeks attacks in Paris claimed affiliation with two different organizations between them. Cherif Kouachi, who with his …

Tipsy Bartender

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Kermit in real life!

The Milky Way over Yosemite

Laying Down in Washington Photo by Isaac Gautschi

Lake Braies, Dolomiti, Italy

Alberta, Canada

When I look into the eyes of an animal I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul

Moonlight Aurora, Norway

Photo of the day by Annemiek Schäfer. Haarlem, The Netherlands Upload your photo and win a tweet ==> http://www.earth-pics.com/ .

Lonely road, Death Valley, California

Mosiac Stairway in San Francisco

Manchester United Might Want Gareth Bale, but They Won't Get Him

Why do we keep reading about Manchester United's desire to sign Gareth Bale? Two words: Ed Woodward.<p>United's executive vice-chairman has a plan. It's not anything original, but it is certainly grandiose. Woodward's calculation is that spending big earns big in the modern football market. …

Soccer

Meet the artist who creates surreal masterpieces with his iPhone

“Really I just download some apps I think sound interesting and play around with them for some time.”<p>The iPhone makes creativity-on-the-move a reality

Art

Why Charlie Hebdo Gets More Attention Than Boko Haram

A series of attacks, both in the name of Islamist extremism, occur in the same week. Three linked attacks kill 17 in Paris, another kills at least …

President Xi Just Took His War On Corruption To A Whole New Level

This directive, says state media organization Xinhua News, is a new priority in 2015. President Xi announced the change through a party communique on Wednesday, after the fifth plenary session of the Communist Party of China's (CPC) Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI).<p>It's …

Paris: Muslim hero who saved Jews in kosher supermarket siege awarded French nationality

A French supermarket worker who saved the lives of a number of Jewish customers in the kosher supermarket shooting is to be awarded French …