Naomi Marie Stewart

70 Flips | 2 Magazines | 89 Likes | 1 Following | 8 Followers | @naenoos | Keep up with Naomi Marie Stewart 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 “Naomi Marie Stewart”

South Korea’s parliament votes to impeach president over corruption scandal

South Korea’s National Assembly voted by a huge margin Friday to impeach President Park Geun-hye over her role in a corruption and influence­peddling scandal, forcing her immediately to hand over the running of the country to a caretaker prime minister.<p>But despite clear condemnation from …

South Korea

A Refutation of Moral Relativism [transcription] by Peter Kreeft

A Refutation of Moral Relativism—Transcription<p>The text of the Relativism audio lecture<p>Table of Contents<p>Audio Reference<p>Introduction<p>00:00<p>1. Argument …

Hannah Gadsby: why I love the Arnolfini Portrait, one of art history’s greatest riddles

One of my favourite paintings in the world is the small and sombre Arnolfini Portrait painted by Jan van Eyck in 1432.<p>Rich with detail, it is a wonderful early example of the Northern Renaissance artists’ mastery of oil painting and their obsession with the behaviour of domesticated fabric. But …

Art

eNOTHING Audio Series -- Maya Angelou reads her own "Still I Rise"

We've featured several of Dr. Maya Angelou's inspirational poems in our "Poem of the Day" and "Top 100 or so..." blog posts, with fabulous results. …

Faithful Stars (tanka)

5 Australian artists whose work will improve your Instagram feed

Instagram need not be an endless feed of artfully arranged avocado slices and laxative teas.<p>There's a corner of the social media platform, far from …

Social Media

Medical errors may be third leading cause of death in the U.S.

<b>(CNN) —</b> You've heard those hospital horror stories where the surgeon removes the wrong body part or operates on the wrong patient or accidentally leaves medical equipment in the person they were operating on.<p>Even scarier, perhaps, is a new study in the latest edition of BMJ suggesting most medical …

Medicine

Interview: 16-Year-Old Artist Dimitra Milan Paints Her Wildest Dreams

Sixteen-year-old artist Dimitra Milan grew up surrounded by art and has since worked to cultivate her own unique style. Four years ago, she began painting when her parents opened Arizona's Milan Art Institute, allowing her to take any class that caught her attention. From classical oil techniques …

Winter on the Great Wall in China: Pictures

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1. Poland's right-wing Law and Justice party,</b> led by eurosceptic Jaroslaw Kaczynski, won an absolute majority in Sunday's general election.<p><b>2. At least 4 people are dead after a whale-watching tour boat carrying 27 passengers sank</b> off the coast of British Columbia.<p><b>3. Argentina's presidential race is</b> …

Britain's EU exit would devastate nation's farmers, says study

A British exit from the European Union would have a devastating effect on the nation’s farmers, leaving only the most efficient 10% able to survive without the multi-billion pound subsidies currently handed out by Brussels, says a new report.<p>The study, titled Preparing for Brexit by the independent …

Great Britain

Hurricane Patricia dissipates in Mexico; flooding, mudslide concerns remain

<b>(CNN) —</b> Patricia, the strongest hurricane ever recorded at sea, approached Mexico's Pacific coast with such ferocity that one official predicted it would become the most dangerous storm in history.<p>Thousands were evacuated from luxury beach resorts and impoverished hamlets long before the powerful …

Cuba: 'A gift waiting for you at every street corner' - CNN Style

Next month photographer Peter Turnley will become the first American to be given a major exhibition at Havana's Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes since the Cuban Revolution, when his exhibition opens in the museum on November 13.<p>The exhibition, <i>Momentos de la Condición Humana,</i> will include 130 …

Hurricane Patricia Weakens to Category 2 After Making Landfall in Mexico

Hurricane Patricia weakened to a Category 2 storm early Saturday, after slamming into southwestern Mexico Friday evening with lashing winds and heavy rainfall.<p>The hurricane, which was once clocking 200 mph winds and being called the strongest storm ever recorded, was "rapidly weakening," according …

This report proves that Britain is overwhelmingly anti-immigration and it could prompt Brexit

Despite mass criticism and protests from campaigners, human rights groups and left-wing media over the British government's handling of the worst refugee crisis since World War II, the latest report from Bank of America Merrill Lynch shows that Britons would actually vote to leave immediately if …

The Resurrection of America's Slums

After falling in the 1990s, the number of poor people living in high-poverty areas has been growing fast.<p>Half a century after President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a war on poverty, the number of Americans living in slums is rising at an extraordinary pace.<p>The number of people living in high-poverty …

Income Inequality

New Bill Says It's Time To Track The Data On Police Shootings

Two Democratic senators introduced a bill this week aimed at changing what former Attorney General Eric Holder once called the "unacceptable" lack of data on the subject of police shootings.<p>Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) on Tuesday introduced the Police Reporting of …

Sylvester Stallone: not your average Hollywood painter

He gave the world Rocky and Rambo, now Sylvester Stallone is revealing his expressionist side in an exhibition of his paintings, says Andrew Pettie<p>However you rate him as a visual artist, it is clear that <b>Sylvester Stallone</b> throws everything he’s got at his canvases: his heart, his soul, perhaps …

Art

Artist Maude White Creates Intricate Scenes by Snipping Away at Paper

Maude White snips away tiny bits of paper to reveal incredibly intricate scenes. The artist, based in Buffalo, New York, brings imaginative animals and fanciful panoramas to life with her lacy, hand-cut designs. She calls her technique “paper carving.” Most of her creations are cut from plain white …

Imaginative Photo Manipulations Explore Faraway Worlds of Fantasy

Photo manipulator Ted Chin stitches together surreal scenes and imaginative worlds that look like they belong in a fantasy story. Using photos that he or his friends have taken, the San Francisco-based creative masterfully combines different elements to create cohesive images that appear …

Listen: Sofia Reyes Drops New Single 'Conmigo (Rest of Your Life)'

Following the success of her dance-oriented debut single “Muévelo,” featuring Wisin, Sofia Reyes has released “Conmigo (Rest of Your Life),” a …

The view from… Havana

The handshake between Barack Obama and Raúl Castro could prove to be the defining moment for Cuba and the US as efforts to normalise relations at last bear fruit. But many Cubans here in my home city of Havana have more pressing things on their minds.<p>When last December, Obama and Castro astonished …

Cuba

Colourful walls, Colourless lives

Inside a narrow street in Sellur, Painter Ezhil and his four-member team are busy with a portrait of Kamal Haasan on the compound wall of a handloom …

Tamil Nadu

Brazil indigenous leader fights for tribe's visibility

<b>Making his way to the bus station in the bustling centre of Rio de Janeiro, nothing much sets Carlos Tukano apart from other Brazilian commuters.</b><p>Few would suspect that he was earmarked from birth to become a cacique, a tribal chief.<p>His father led the 5,000-strong Tukano tribe in a remote northern …

For what it's worth, I've been through worse. Writing By @justinparsons #SocietyOfPHI #poems #poem #writing #creativewriting #love #poetry #poet #write #quote #poetrycommunity #thoughts #art #instalike #story #writersofinstagram #poetsofinstagram #beer #typewriter #smoke #toke #smokeandwrite #poetsofig #prose #wordporn #justin #justinparsons

#poetry #thoreau #midnight