Patricia Stukes

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Modern tragedy: Quake-ravaged Nepal tower a site for selfies

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Social media is a chronicle of life, and sometimes death. So it should be no surprise that a site of great human and cultural loss in Nepal's devastating earthquake is now barraged with the clicking of smartphones.<p>Near Kathmandu's famed Dharahara Tower, a historic nine-story …

Natural Disasters

When Science, Spirituality and Magic Meet - Re-Discovering Old Ancient Knowledge

3 August, 2012<p><b>MessageToEagle.com</b> - There has been a great deal of hype over the coming new age. Written in sacred texts, carved in stone all over the …

Spirituality

BuyPartisan: are your groceries Democratic or Republican? - video

BuyPartisan is an app that scans grocery store barcodes and parses the political donations companies make.<p>Critics say dividing donations by red and blue bifurcates US politics. 'Knowing what kind of cereal, whether it's a Democratic or Republican cereal, that's just not adding into the political …

Vantablack: Firm Shows Off ‘World’s Darkest Material’

British engineering firm Surrey NanoSystems is showing off the latest (and blackest) version of what's described as the "world's darkest material," which it calls Vantablack. The material absorbs up to 99.965 percent of incoming radiation, including visible light and other common frequencies like …

Space

Vine

Apple's Spaceship Campus Shown Off in Rendered Fly-Through

Construction at Apple's "Spaceship" campus in Cupertino is progressing at a rapid pace, and while the circular structure is still far from finished, the old buildings on the 176-acre site have been fully demolished, roadwork is underway, and the outer walls of the campus are taking shape, outlining …

30 new arrests as Israel presses West Bank hunt for hostage teens

Total number of Palestinians detained over the teenagers thought to have been kidnapped by Hamas rises to 280<p>Israeli troops have arrested some 30 Palestinians in the West Bank as they ramped up a search for three teenagers believed kidnapped by Hamas.<p>The arrests overnight raised the number of …

An abortion goes viral

Abortion counselor Emily Letts shows the world her own abortion — and takes the mystery out of choice<p>When Emily Letts got pregnant, she made the same decision that millions of other American women have made since Roe v. Wade granted them the right to do so over 40 years ago. She chose to have an …

Louie hits a woman — but it’s not his fault

Louie–again!–is the hapless black hole at the center of a malfunctioning system<p>In "Model," the second of the first two season 4 episodes of "Louie" that premiered on FX Monday night, Louie meets a beautiful model (rather, a beautiful model pursues Louie), she takes him to her house, and they have …

Protesters set up camp at net neutrality rally outside FCC headquarters

Occupy-style protest against proposed 'open internet' rules that protesters say will give control of the web to major corporations<p>Protesters set up camp outside the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) on Wednesday to fight plans they say will create a two-tier internet and hand control of the …

Hackers nab data on 1.3M Orange telco customers

Europe's fourth-largest telco says no payment info was stolen but warns customers they could be targeted for scams.<p>French telecommunications group Orange said Wednesday that a breach last month resulted in the theft of the personal information of 1.3 million of its customers, including phone …

One of Apple's Most Powerful Executives Is Leaving

One of the key players in the Steve Jobs era at Apple is stepping down from her post. Katie Cotton, Apple’s vice president for worldwide …

Kansas City investigates possible serial shooter on highways

Kansas City police announced Friday that they officially linked 12 highway shootings to a serial shooter or shooters believed to be driving while the shots are fired.<p>A 630WPRO.com report said police are focusing their investigation between Kansas City and a few surrounding neighborhoods. There are …

CIA and White House under pressure after Senate torture report leaks

Senate committee found CIA interrogations and detentions to be 'brutal' and urges administration to release report as quickly as possible<p>A leak of the major findings of a landmark Senate inquiry into the CIA’s post-9/11 torture of terrorism detainees led, on Friday, to intensified pressure on the …

Associated Press News

Microsoft tests Live Tiles you can use without leaving the Start screen

Even Microsoft knows that Windows Live Tiles have so much potential to be a lot better, especially on touchscreen devices. In fact, a group of the company's researchers in Asia have apparently been working on making Live Tiles interactive. As you can see in the videos after the break, the …

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Obama to meet with tech leaders again over surveillance

The president will meet Friday with tech leaders to discuss privacy, technology, and intelligence, Politico reports.<p>President Obama plans to meet with a select group of technology CEOs on Friday to discuss "issues of privacy, technology, and intelligence," a White House official told Politico.<p>A …

Mt. Gox Found 200,000 Missing Bitcoins

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The CEO of cratering Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox announced on Thursday that it had found 200,000 …

Bitcoin

9/11 mastermind defends bin Laden's son-in-law in court statement

The admitted mastermind of the 9/11 terror attacks has issued a rambling defense of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, on trial in New York for allegedly being al Qaeda's propagandist in the wake of the attacks.<p>In a rare statement made public, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed said Sulaiman abu Ghaith -- an …

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 search grows as pilots face increased scrutiny

Where do you even begin to look, when the search area covers vast swaths of land and water, stretching thousands of miles, from Kazakhstan to the Indian Ocean?<p>That's the question for Malaysian officials and authorities from 24 other nations as people search for a ninth day, trying to find Malaysia …

Texas Father Arrested, Suspected of Murdering His Daughter and Her Girlfriend

Last Wednesday, James Cosby, 46, was arrested in connection with the murder of his daughter, Britney, and her girlfriend Crystal Jackson.<p>Authorities …

Tyrese Gibson

Missing Malaysia plane: MH370 and the military gaps

<b>The latest information in the riddle of flight MH370 has not only dramatically refocused the investigation and search.</b><p>It has also revived questions about why the Malaysian military did not immediately notice what was happening, and what gaps there might be more generally in military air defences in …

Airplanes

Chris Christie update: The FBI enters the fray

Also: John McCain says Christie is still a “very viable candidate” for 2016<p>While the New Jersey Legislature and the U.S. attorney's office are already conducting ongoing investigations of Bridgegate, a new report shows that the FBI, too, has begun poking around and asking questions. If Gov. …

Government

To Chill for Infinity: A Flipboard Story on a Hip-Hop Classic

Inside Flipboard / March 13, 2014<p>Tajai Massey had a choice: sell crack or find an escape. This was around 30 years ago, and Massey, a kid growing up …

Extraordinary Gorilla Photography

I've never looked properly to a gorilla. I've always known that these are some powerful, gorgeous primates, but I would never guess that they are …

Articles about best midcentury homes america on Dwell.com - Dwell

With new owners, a locally-renowned midcentury home in Los Angeles begins a fresh chapter.<p>High on the east bank of New York's Hudson River, a special midcentury home receives a stunning renovation inspired by the...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 …

Architecture