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Why even happily married people have affairs

We may be in a golden age of marriage, when elites at least are more likely to report that their marriages are "very happy" than ever before. But the tight, companionable, totally merged nature of the modern marriage is one of the factors pushing people in happy marriages to have affairs, according …

Judge orders Texas teen Ethan Couch to rehab for driving drunk, killing 4

A judge on Wednesday ordered that Ethan Couch -- who drove drunk and caused a crash, killing four people and injuring two -- go to a lock-down residential treatment facility.<p>State District Judge Jean Boyd had already decided the Texas teenager would serve no jail time. He was sentenced last year to …

The Best Home Improvement Websites and Apps

Renovations can be grueling. But a new crop of digital tools helps contain the chaos and keep things sane. See the latest and best home improvement websites and apps to check out or download.<p><b>Websites</b><p>While many social-networking sites are not much more than platforms for chatter, others have evolved …

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BBC Breaking News on Twitter: "US actor James Avery, best known for sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, dies aged 65 http://t.co/x1MGnBlOxK http://t.co/Iy928PFU45"

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The 10 best films of 2013, No 5 - Django Unchained

When Django Unchained was released back in January, Spike Lee did what he does best: took umbrage. "American Slavery Was Not A Sergio Leone Spaghetti Western," the director tweeted. "It Was A Holocaust".<p>Lee hadn't seen the film, but he had a point. Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino's action …

South Africa buries 'greatest son' Mandela

QUNU, South Africa (Reuters) - South Africa buried Nelson Mandela on Sunday, leaving the multi-racial democracy he founded without its living inspiration and still striving for the “Rainbow Nation” ideal of shared prosperity he had dreamed of.<p>The Nobel peace laureate, who was held in apartheid …

Nelson #Mandela's state funeral is under way at his ancestral home in Qunu, ending a week of commemorations for South Africa's first black leader: http://bbc.in/1kLrGjA Thousands of mourners have gathered to pay their final respects. Follow live coverage in text and video: http://bbc.in/1gzoN8e

How Nelson Mandela betrayed us, says ex-wife Winnie

My husband and I have just crossed Africa. On the final leg of our journey we had finally come to South Africa - a place that now went hand in hand …

Why Winnie Mandela was right

JOHANNESBURG – Storm in a tea cup?<p>That’s how South Africa greeted Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s outburst this week.<p>In an interview with Nadira Naipaul, …

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Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Huge crowds file past Nelson Mandela's body in Pretoria

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1035000/1035896_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534425075_7ceb17908eb3fc1bef66944aaa8d4f4b<p><b>Thousands of South Africans have queued to view the body of former President Nelson Mandela in Pretoria.</b><p>Mr Mandela's body was lying in state at the …

Nelson Mandela's coffin arrives at Union Buildings, Pretoria

Thousands of South Africans queue to see Mandela lie in state

PRETORIA (Reuters) - Thousands of people queued on Wednesday to say goodbye to Nelson Mandela, whose body lay in state in Pretoria in the building where the anti-apartheid hero was inaugurated in 1994 as South Africa’s first black president.<p>Several people fainted in the stifling heat as South …

Sign language interpreter at Mandela memorial accused of being a fake

The translation of speeches into sign language at Nelson Mandela's memorial service was seen as a sign of inclusiveness, but it appears the sign language interpreter was a fake, according to several expert organisations.<p>Braam Jordaan, a deaf South African and board member of the World Deaf …

Friend and foe, world leaders coming together for Mandela

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Nearly 90 leaders from across the world, some of them locked in enmity, are flying to South Africa for memorials to Nelson Mandela that will hail one of humanity’s great peacemakers.<p>Officials said on Monday that U.S. President Barack Obama and Raul Castro from Cuba, …

TIME for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / November 20, 2013<p>When the innovative publisher Henry Luce launched TIME Magazine 90 years ago, his big idea was that TIME would …

What will happen to Nelson Mandela's family now the great unifier has gone?

Nelson Mandela's family tree is tall with many divergent branches. Robbed of its patriarch, the tree must now try to withstand an ugly and unpredictable storm: a fight for his legacy that could turn Mandela against Mandela.<p>The former South African president married three times and fathered six …

Nelson Mandela: Rugby's debt to the great South African

The former South Africa president used the game to mend wounds and unite a once-torn country<p>It is one of the biggest disappointments of my life. We had been told that we were going to meet the great man, but, for some reason, it did not happen. I think he got called away to far more serious …

Anger at the Heart of Nelson Mandela’s Violent Struggle

In Nelson Mandela’s autobiography he tells a story about a sparrow. This was in the early 1960s when the late South African leader was hiding out on …

Nelson Mandela: An Indispensable Life in Pictures

Mandela was born on July 18, 1918, in the village of Mviza in South Africa’s Eastern Cape. His father was a counselor to<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Eyedea …

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The Week in Review: Nelson Mandela, RIP

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>As just about everyone knows by now, Nelson Mandela, the prominent politician and leader who led South Africa out …

Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95