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ISIS Trains Child Soldiers at Camps for 'Cubs of the Islamic State'

World<p>Their guns are as big as they are — which is not saying much.<p>On the streets of Syria and Iraq, ISIS militants are building a small army — literally. The use and recruitment of child soldiers is a war crime. It's also a practice which ISIS has boasted of in photos and videos splashed across the …

Idaho Representative John McCrostie Discusses Being A Gay Politician

While Election Day brought bad news for many Democrats, there was a big win for LGBT equality in the deeply red state of Idaho. Democrat John McCrositie became the first openly gay man elected to Idaho’s House of Representatives, and became only the second openly gay, lesbian or bisexual elected …

Insights on hummingbird travel, life span revealed

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Hummingbirds are giving up some of their secrets.<p>The perfecting of placing tiny numbered bands on their legs in the last decade …

DJ Spooky: Multimedia Mixes to Save the Planet

Paul D. Miller synthesizes art, music, and data to spotlight environmental issues.<p><i>Editor's note: Paul D. Miller is one of National Geographic's 2014 Emerging Explorers, which honors tomorrow's visionaries—those making discoveries, making a difference, and inspiring people to care about the</b> …

A Gorgeous iPad Game Inspired By The Arts and Crafts Movement

Last week, the Victoria & Albert Museum released “Strawberry Thief,” an iPad app based on the textiles of 19th-century British Arts and Crafts movement designer William Morris.<p>Sophia George, the museum’s first game designer-in-residence, studied one of Morris’s famed patterns, which depicts a bird …

The Interactive Purriodic Table of Internet Cats

The Interactive Purriodic Table of Internet Cats is a fun way to make sure you’re up-to-date on all of the top Internet cat memes! Just in case …

Chef Hari Ghotra's Key Ingredients Infographics

The Garlic, Mint, Ginger and Chilli infographics are from Indian Chef Hari Ghotra’s blog. These informational infographics point out the key …

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Photographer Uses Giant Blackburn Pendulum to Create Abstract Large Format Light Paintings

Lovers of light painting photography, large format photography, symmetry and physics each have a distinct reason to enjoy photographer Paul …

Peter Kassig: Isis hostage threatened with death was captured on aid mission

Islamic State militants have threatened to kill another American in a video released on Friday that shows the murder of the British aid worker Alan Henning.<p>Isis identified the man as Peter Edward Kassig, and said he would be the next western hostage to die unless the US-led coalition stopped its …

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Tensions flare, protesters arrested in Ferguson after chief’s apology

Police and protesters clashed briefly in Ferguson just hours after the St. Louis suburb's police chief issued an apology to the family of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer last month.<p>Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson appeared outside the police …

Obama, at U.N., calls Ebola a threat to global security

President Obama and other leaders delivered a sobering message at the United Nations on Thursday, saying the world was not doing enough to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and avert a "humanitarian catastrophe."<p>"This is more than a health crisis," Obama told leaders at a special gathering …

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50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year – in pictures

Natural History Museum’s new book released on Wednesday marks five decades of the WPY competition, celebrating the art of wildlife photography. Started in the 1960s, the 160 prize-winning and commended images represent 50 years of different times, styles and specialisms – showcasing some of the …

A Comprehensive Look at the Ebola Virus

The newest outbreak of Ebola virus caused a lot of panic due to the lack of public knowledge of the disease. Buddy Loans has created A Comprehensive …

Why going to college is important

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts an in-depth survey that collects data about family income, net worth, credit use, and a host of other variables that weigh on the health of the American consumer. The most recent survey was released earlier this month and reveals, among other things, …

The weekend in pictures

A selection of some of the best images from around the world, from the Scottish referendum to London fashion week

The long walk to gay equality is the great civil-rights stumble of our time

Between 2011 and 2013, theater educator and activist Alan Bounville walked 6,000 miles across the United States with the modest goal “to end gender and sexual orientation discrimination”. Along the way, he went through 21 pairs of shoes, but not a single state he walked through offered equality – …

Democrats tell Obama: drop immigration reform to save Senate

President Barack Obama is facing sustained pressure from within his party to altogether abandon – not just postpone – the decisive executive action he has promised on immigration.<p>Top party officials involved in the Democratic push to retain control of the Senate in the midterm elections have …

Republicans are still trying to destroy Obamacare, and they're still losing

The Republican party’s effort to deny any (if not all) access to affordable healthcare for as many people as humanly (though not humanely) possible took a major blow on Thursday, when the full DC circuit court of appeals decided to review the anti-Obamacare decision issued by two …

Inside Isis: from border bootcamp to battle, jihad is run with ruthless skill

The last leg of the journey to jihad starts on goat trails near the Turkish-Syria border and ends through one of many holes in a barbed wire fence stretching several hundred miles.<p>Just beyond, in some cases no more than several kilometres away, new recruits are received by extremist leaders waiting …

Obama announces 'core coalition' to confront Isis threat

Barack Obama hailed the formation of a "core coalition" of 10 countries – led by the United States and including the UK, France and Australia – who were aiming to destroy what he described as the savage and nihilistic Islamic State (Isis) in Syria and Iraq.<p>Speaking at the closing of the Nato summit …

Isis recruitment moves from online networks to British mosques

Networks of radicals are re-emerging in British mosques and elsewhere to encourage and facilitate Muslims wanting to travel to Syria and Iraq to fight for Islamic State (Isis).<p>Until now most fighters from Britain who are known to have travelled to Syria have been persuaded and helped via online …