Niki Morris-Fuge

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Venezuela Catholic Church 'running out of wine'

<b>The Catholic Church in Venezuela has said it is running out of wine to celebrate Mass because of nationwide shortages of basic supplies.</b><p>It said the scarcity of some products had forced the country's "only wine maker" to stop selling to the Church.<p>Critics blame the shortages on tight state control …

G4S accused of holding South African prisoners in isolation illegally

A South African prison run by the embattled British security firm G4S is illegally holding inmates in isolation for up to three years and denying …

Three Years In A Row, Australia Named Happiest Place By OECD

If you lived in Australia, you'd be much happier.<p>At least that's what you can glean from the latest Better Life Index issued by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, which ranked Australia the world's happiest nation for a third year in a row.<p>Because we know you're wondering: …

Compassion is a trainable skill

<b>(Pan Xunbin via Shutterstock)</b><p>Study published in the journal Psychological Science shows that compassion and altruism are learnable<p>Tom Jacobs<p>May 28, 2013 8:15pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on Pacific Standard.<p>Can people be taught to act more altruistically? Newly published research, …

Comfort women: South Korea's survivors of Japanese brothels

<b>Elderly women once forced to work in Japan's military brothels live out their days in a unusual retirement home next to a museum that records their suffering. Their numbers dwindling, the former "comfort women" feel they have never had a full and sincere apology - and are still waiting.</b><p>On a winding …

Fears mother of baby found in sewage pipe in China could attempt suicide

Chinese police have claimed they fear the mother of a two-day-old baby found in a sewage pipe after apparently being flushed headfirst down a toilet is so distraught she may attempt to take her own life.<p>On Saturday, rescue workers in the eastern province of Zhejiang spent two hours battling to free …

Misplaced Blame On Childhood Ritalin For Later Substance Abuse

People who had ADHD in childhood are more likely to problems with substance abuse as adults.<p>But there's been disagreement about whether treatment of ADHD with stimulant medications like Ritalin reduces that risk or makes future problems with alcohol, nicotine and illegal drugs more likely.<p>The …

Iran amends law on stoning for adultery

Iran has reportedly amended its internationally condemned law on stoning convicted adulterers to death to allow judges to impose a different form of execution.<p>The controversial practice, in which stones are thrown at the partially buried offender, has provoked outcries from human rights …

Here's The New Smart TV Box Everyone Is Talking About This Afternoon

But Fan TV has a slightly different approach. It wants to integrate directly with your cable provider, effectively replacing your regular cable box. Fan TV also has a really nifty remote control that's pretty much just a touchpad.<p>The interface is really nice too.<p>As AllThingsD's Peter Kafka tweeted …

Venezuela’s toilet paper crisis | Financial Times

Print this page<p>Hard times. Authorities made headlines in Venezuela on Thursday after they wiped a warehouse clean of its stock of toilet paper.<p>While …

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20 Dreamy Trailers for Summer Getaways

Dreaming of summer vacations and getaways in the great outdoors? Us too! And we’ve got our sights set on all sorts of innovative, beautifully designed, and vintage trailers that are just ready to whisk us away. Whether you love car camping every weekend in Northern Cali or are planning a …

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The 21 Coolest Things Ever Made Out Of Lego

And by "coolest," I mean "nerdiest."

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Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

Amazing Monterey orca, humpback sightings (photo gallery & video)

<b>Those aboard whale watching boats Sunday in Monterey Bay feasted on rare sightings of a pod of killer whales on the move –</b>– plus sensational tail salutes from humpback whales, and a sighting of a blue whale, the largest air-breathing creature to inhabit the Earth.<p>“Researchers on our expedition …

18 Brilliant Photo Manipulations by Erik Johansson

We first wrote about Erik Johansson, a Swedish photographer and retoucher, 4 years ago, when he was still a computer engineering student. Even back …

How to Find Motivation to Meditate

`Meditation can be a great way to relax and de-stress. It's also used to create emotional and spiritual well-being. Sometimes, though, meditation …