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Mala Carpet: Incredible Design for a Great Cause

Nothing makes me happier than mixing great design with a wonderful cause and that’s just what describes designer Madeline Weinrib’s latest endeavor. …

Stringa Lamp by Sebastiano Tonelli

Stringa is a simple yet warm lamp by Sebastiano Tonelli. Tonelli created the lamp from a thin layer of birch wood, keeping waste to a minimum. Easily …

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The Edge of Never

• <b>Author:</b> J.A Redmerski<p>--The New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling blockbuster--<p>New Adult Romance<p>This new edition includes exclusive bonus material - an all-new full chapter from Andrew's point of view during a crucial scene!<p>Sometimes life takes you off course . . .<p><b>THE EDGE</b> …

The Lowland

• <b>Author:</b> Jhumpa Lahiri<p><b>National Book Award Finalist</b><p><b>Shortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize</b><p>From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author of <i>The Namesake</i> comes an extraordinary new novel, set in both India and America, that expands the scope and range of one of our most dazzling storytellers: a …

DIY coat rack

Inspiraatio Bisrto Sinnestä. Loistava meidän pieneen makuhuoneeseen, käyttövaatteet saa siihen nätisti eikä vie paljoa tilaa. LIKE IT!<p><i>Inspiration</i> …

Christmas Light Photography Tips

At this time of year, many of the world’s cultures and religions celebrate holidays that involve lights. While the use of lights and candles is often …

The housewives taking on militants in Kashmir

<b>Tucked away in the northern-most recesses of the insurgency-hit region of Kashmir, a community is fighting a little-known battle to keep Islamist militants at bay. And the charge is led by none other than a band of housewives.</b><p>During the last three years, these women have conducted a sustained and …

Coal fires green anger at UN climate talks

<b>Environmental groups have sharply criticised the Polish government for hosting a coal industry meeting while UN climate talks are held in the country.</b><p>They are angry because they believe Poland is more committed to coal than curbing climate change.<p>The Polish government says that coal will remain a …

An Epidemic of Journalist Kidnappings in Syria

Reporters are being abducted at an unprecedented rate—and their captors aren't even making demands anymore.<p>Thirty journalists—half of them foreign reporters, half of them Syrian—have been kidnapped or gone missing in Syria, the Associated Press reported last week. The number is unprecedented. Syria …

See These Heartbreaking Photos Of The World’s Disappearing Cultures, Before They Fade Away

In the new book Before They Pass Away, photographer Jimmy Nelson has captured a series of gorgeous pictures of 31 remote cultures that are on the verge of disappearing.<p>Over the last three years, British photographer Jimmy Nelson traveled around the world–from Namibia to Papua New Guinea to …

Papua New Guinea

Five Things to Know About the Employment Non-Discrimination Act

On Friday, November 7th, the U.S. Senate voted to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, a bill that would outlaw discrimination against LGBT …

LGBTQI

Why Americans and Europeans may soon start dying of infections like it’s 1905 again

Antibiotics aren’t doing what they’re supposed to do anymore. You know, kill infections. Since Alexander Fleming invented penicillin 75 years ago, nearly all bacteria have mutated into strains impervious to antibiotics. Those souped up bacteria now kill hundreds of thousands of people, at a …

Medicine

As Pentagon invests in green fuel, critics focus on the cost

WASHINGTON — When the<p>U.S. Navysailed an imposing fleet near Hawaii that was powered in part by algae and used cooking grease, environmentalists weren't the only ones who were thrilled.<p>Executives at bioenergy startups in the San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago and elsewhere — and the venture capitalists …

One in six Walmart factories in Bangladesh fail safety review

One in six clothing factories used by Walmart in Bangladesh failed to meet basic standards of structural, fire or electrical safety, the US retailer has found.<p>Independent inspections for the company – which owns Asda in the UK – found that 32 of its 200 factories required urgent work to fix serious …

Wal-Mart Holds a Food Drive for Its Own Struggling Workers

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>An Ohio Wal-Mart is holding a food drive for underprivileged families who can't afford Thanksgiving …

Afghanistan-US security deal at impasse ahead of jirga

<b>The Afghan government has rejected a key proposal of a security agreement with the US, putting the entire deal in doubt days before Afghan tribal leaders gather in Kabul to consider the matter.</b><p>The government in Kabul is refusing to allow US forces to enter Afghan homes after combat operations end …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

In The Streets Of Iran, A Fashion Shoot Bursting With Color

Iran is a notoriously closed society, so this was an unusual milestone: It was recently the setting for a high-fashion magazine shoot, published in California-based magazine <i>FSHN</i>.<p>Iranian-Canadian photographer Afra Pourdad took photos of model Shabnam Molavi posing in public spaces — in bazaars, on …