isabella mejia

20 Flips | 6 Magazines | 2 Likes | 1 Following | @mejia_isabella | Keep up with isabella mejia on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “isabella mejia”

Highest-Ranking General: Acting in Syria Would Be Risky and Expensive

In a letter to Congress, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said a no-fly zone could cost up to $1 billion per month for a year, and deeper involvement would be hard to avoid.<p>Reuters<p>Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey, the highest-ranking officer in the U.S. …

Jaw-Dropping Plant Sculptures from Mosaiculture International 2013

From June 22 to September 29, 2013, the Mosaïcultures Internationales Montréal 2013 – Land of Hope (MIM2013) will be on display at the Montreal …

Melting Ceramics by Livia Marin | Colossal

<p>When dropping a ceramic plate or cup we’ve all braced for the familiar sound of impact as the object explodes into a multitude of sharp fragments on …

Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and Others Call for More NSA Transparency

Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft are part of a broad alliance of technology companies and civil liberties groups that will tomorrow demand …

In symbolic vote, House again passes bills to push back 'Obamacare'

In a symbolic vote meant to highlight the Obama administration’s decision to delay the implementation of a key part of its health care law, the GOP-led House passed bills Wednesday to stall parts of “Obamacare” despised by the GOP.<p>The House voted to delay the individual mandate – the part of the …

UN says Syria refugee crisis worst since Rwanda

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/995000/995514_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524650337_828cd888afab35a9a3fa2a47ac94f7d0<p><b>The conflict in Syria has caused the world's worst refugee crisis for 20 years, with an average of 6,000 people fleeing every day in 2013, the UN …

If The Sun Went Out, How Long Could Life On Earth Survive?

Don't worry, you'll have time to post your goodbye selfies to Facebook.<p>If you put a steamy cup of coffee in the refrigerator, it wouldn't immediately turn cold. Likewise, if the sun simply "turned off" (which is actually physically impossible), the Earth would stay warm—at least compared with the …

The Popular Science Guide To Neuroscience

What is neuroscience?<p>Neuroscience is the study of the nervous system, which includes the brain and the spinal cord. It's a broad term encompassing numerous, more specific disciplines, including cognitive, clinical, and developmental neuroscience.<p>History<p>It has long been accepted that the brain is …

Call of nature: mobile phone charged using urine

It brings new meaning to answering a call of nature – engineers have for the first time charged a mobile phone using urine.<p>They have created a fuel cell that uses bacteria to break down the liquid waste to generate electricity.<p>They were then able to plug in a mobile phone to charge up its …

Hi-res peek as visual info streams into brain - Futurity

UC DAVIS (US) — Visual attention increases the efficiency of signaling into the brain’s cerebral …

Why freshwater organisms survived the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs

An asteroid impact caused the extinction of most dinosaurs and half of ocean-dwelling species. Meanwhile, life in inland freshwater ecosystems …

Learn a Foreign Language Quickly | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Benny the Irish polyglot who writes at Fluent in 3 Months.</i><p>Imagine being able to blend in undetected in another …

How Delaying Intimacy Can Benefit Your Relationship | The Art of Manliness

When is the right time to start having sex in a relationship? Not until marriage? A couple months in? The “standard” three dates? Sometimes even on …

10 Cheap Date Ideas | The Art of Manliness

Bonus #11: Impromptu living room dance party.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Joe Weber of Dappered.com.</i><p>“’Cause I don’t care too… much for …

How to Accept a Compliment With Class | The Art of Manliness

You hand someone a gift and they eagerly tear off the wrapping paper and lift the lid on the box. But as they pick up and examine the present tucked …

See the Best of Travel 365

Travel

Ariana Grande's 'No Tears Left To Cry' Teaser Keeps The Mystery Alive

Music<p>Your trusted destination for top music news, music industry information, and concert details.<p>TRL<p>...and it's free!<p>Pop<p>A stormy, one-take depiction …

New Shapeshifting Biogel Could Help Heal Aging Spines

Along with cell therapy, the biomaterial could help stop or reverse the loss of material between vertebrae.<p>As we get older, the cushy material that absorbs shock between our spinal vertebrae breaks down, creating back pain and inhibiting our mobility. Injections of more nucleus pulposus (NP) …