Lacy McCleskey

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Iranian hacker indictment part of US name-and-shame tactic

WASHINGTON (AP) — The indictment charging seven Iranian hackers with attacking dozens of banks and a small dam near New York City is part of a …

Revisiting cult 90s fashion doc Unzipped

<i>With the release of</i> Unzipped<i>, the 1995 DIY documentary chronicling the making of (and meltdowns induced by) his AW94 collection, Isaac Mizrahi became a breakout personality of American fashion. As the first exhibition dedicated solely to his work opens at the Jewish Museum in New York, we revisit</i> …

Brussels attacks: Suspect wounded, arrested in police operation

<b>Brussels, Belgium (CNN) —</b> Explosions and gunfire Friday exacerbated the uneasy mood of Belgium's capital, a city that has become the focal point in Europe's fight against terrorism following the bloody attacks here just days ago.<p>Residents of Brussels anxiously moved on with their lives as more …

The Best In Travel, 2013: A Personal Inventory

I traveled a lot in 2013, or at least more than I usually do. So I thought I'd share the first ever annual Hobie Awards for the best things I experienced. I flew on over a dozen airlines, stayed in over 30 hotels, took three cruises, and visited 20 cities on four continents. And the winners</b> …

Durban, South Africa

Explore the seaside city of Durban and its cultural and outdoor offerings with this gallery of photos.

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

Model is Retouched…And Then Retouched into Santa Claus

Models are undoubtedly beautiful people, but with all the airbrushing, buffing, lighting, and re-shaping capabilities Photoshop offers we often …

Photography Tips

Most Powerful Photos of the Year 2013 from Reuters Photojournalists

As 2013 draws to a close, we reflect back on the high points (and low points) experienced in the past year. Many people look back on the year by …

How To Combine Your TV Addiction With Your Fitness Routine

As the holiday season draws to a close, many of us are coming off of days — okay, maybe weeks — where our health and fitness goals have been put on …

10 New Year's Resolutions to Help You Find Love in 2014

Every year at about this time, people start to think back on the year that is coming to a close, and reflect upon all the things they didn't accomplish that they had hoped they would. For single people, often high up on that list is the fact that they didn't get married or get into that significant …

US sends missiles and drones to Iraq to fight al-Qaeda

<b>The US has delivered dozens of missiles to Iraq to help combat al-Qaeda, US and Iraqi officials have said.</b><p>They said that about 75 Hellfire air-to-ground missiles had been sent last week.<p>A shipment of unmanned ScanEagles surveillance drones is also expected next year.<p>Iraqi troops have recently …

70 Hurt In Argentina Piranha Attack

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An attack by a school of carnivorous fish has injured 70 people bathing in an Argentine river, including seven children who lost parts of their fingers or toes.<p>Director of lifeguards Federico Cornier said Thursday that thousands of bathers were cooling off from …

Why Battery Life Should Be The New Smartphone Battleground

Smartphones are unquestionably one of the most useful devices of the 21st century but they continue to have one critical flaw – battery life. We’ve all been there – you forgot to charge your smartphone and you have 10% battery life left to see you through the day.<p>You think of ways to charge it, …

Best portraits of 2013 – in pictures

From artists to activists and politicians to personalities, a selection of the best portraits taken by Guardian photographers this year

2013, year of the fake: Our love affair with viral Internet hoaxes

All of a sudden, it seems, it has become the year of the hoax. From a server faking a homophobic message, to a self-righteous airplane passenger passing notes to a non-existent "Diane," to a supposed Google employee berating protestors, stories that appear to be true but aren't are suddenly …

Six charged over gang rape in India

Woman allegedly raped twice by two groups of men, a year after the gang rape and murder of a student in New Delhi<p>Police arrested 10 people and charged six of them with raping a 21-year-old woman in southern India, police said on Friday, a year after a fatal gang rape in New Delhi spurred debate on …

India

NSA surveillance lawful, judge rules

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1039000/1039560_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524679574_983f4d594c70df430830398cc9027488<p><b>A US federal judge has ruled that mass government surveillance of the phone network is legal, a week after another court said the opposite.</b><p>New York …

Target confirms encrypted PIN data stolen

The third-largest U.S. retailer says its investigation of the massive data breach is continuing.<p>Hackers who stole data for up to 40 million credit cards and debit cards used in Target stores removed encrypted data with personal identification numbers — but the theft isn't expected to compromise …

Fun Ways to Get Around European Cities

Fun Ways to Get Around European Cities – There are many ways to travel around European cities that can add to your overall travel experience. Finding …

25 Unbelievable Travel Destinations You Never Knew Existed

These are the kinds of places friends and family expect travelers to go.<p>But there are plenty of places to see that are under the radar; often known only by locals.<p>Inspired by this Quora list asking about the best travel destinations most people never knew existed, we put together our own list of …