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Andreas Lubitz, un joven sin sombras de extremismo

El copiloto alemán Andreas Lubitz, de 27 años, estrelló de manera deliberada el avión en los Alpes cuando el piloto fue al baño, revela …

How the world's most powerful leaders looked when they were young

The world's most powerful people come from pretty interesting places — there are former Marxist guerrillas, spies and special forces commanders, along with the sort of political nerds you might expect.

Despite their fame, pictures of their early lives and careers are often hard to come across. We've …

Shinzo Abe

#FraseDelDía "Magia" es creer en ti mismo. Si puedes hacer eso, puedes hacer que cualquier cosa suceda. Goethe http://t.co/LiVOjjjqUn

b>Entérate ¿Cómo es la cabina del A320 siniestrado en los Alpes?

El cockpit del Airbus A320 es inaccesible en caso de bloqueo interno de sus códigos, como al parecer hizo el copiloto que estrelló el avión contra …

German airline crash: 'You can hear he is trying to smash the door down'

The mystery surrounding this week's crash of a German airliner into the French Alps deepened Wednesday with a report suggesting the pilot may have been locked out of the cockpit before the crash.

UPDATE: French prosecutor says Germanwings copilot appeared to want to destroy the plane

The New York …

Aeronautics

Un asteroide "rozará" la Tierra este viernes

Calculan que "2014-YB35" mide un kilómetro. Si el cuerpo impactara contra la Tierra sería devastador

El próximo viernes 27 de marzo, un asteroide de …

¿Por qué los animales pueden "predecir" terremotos?

Científicos estudiaron esta capacidad de las especies

Los animales son capaces de predecir terremotos gracias a su sensibilidad para detectar

Detención de turista en Cancún genera polémica

Difunden en redes sociales el video de la detención de una vacacionista por presuntamente estar en una 'palmera privada'; sin embargo, el secretario …

Así la está pasando James Bond en México según los memes

Gran revuelo ha causado en México el rodaje de la película 'Spectre', de la serie James Bond, el agente 007.

Las calles del centro histórico de la Ciudad de México se han paralizado para la filmación. Malestar y alguna polémica se ha levantado, mientras el agente secreto más famoso del mundo, …

The 25 most popular travel destinations in the world

TripAdvisor just announced the winners of its 2015 Travelers’ Choice awards for Destinations.

Millions of TripAdvisor users weighed in and voted for their top travel destinations around the world.

For the first time, travelers ranked Marrakech, Morocco, as the top travel destination in the world. …

Africa

10 of the Most Colorful Places in the U.S.

We've shown you the world's most colorful places. But wait until you see these ten bright, beautiful spots right here in the U.S. of A.

Skagit Valley, Washington
The state's annual tulip festival takes place during the month of April--and gives the Dutch some serious competition. View

U.S. Travel

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! Here's the tech news you need to know today.

1. Google has hired Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat to become its CFO. She replaces Patrick Pichette, who announced his retirement earlier this month.

2. Apple has acquired database company FoundationDB. It makes fast and low-cost databases.

3.

James Cook

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.

Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Persuasion

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here's what you need to know for Wednesday.

1. The black box has been recovered from the Germanwings Airbus A320 that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday morning, carrying 144 passengers, as it was flying from Barcelona to Düsseldorf.

2. Kraft Foods is reportedly in talks to be acquired by …

Lee Kuan Yew

Twitter cumple 9 años

Todo empezó el 21 de marzo del 2006 cuando Jack Dorsey, uno de los fundadores, lanzó el primer tuit que decía "just setting up my twttr" (sólo ajustando mi twttr).

México

El descubrimiento de hielo en Marte, la caída de un avión en el Río Hudson y el anuncio del compromiso entre el príncipe William y …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here's what you need to know for Tuesday.

1. Tunisia's National Bardo Museum will reopen to the public Tuesday after gunmen killed 20 visitors last week.

2. Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu has apologised for warning during last week's elections that Arabs were "voting in droves."

3.

Lee Kuan Yew

What Are the Major Differences Between the Disneyland and Disney World Experience?

How different is Walt Disney World from Disneyland?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

Answer by Michael Lee, Bi-coastal Disney

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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here's what you need to know for Monday.

1. Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew died at age 91 after he was hospitalised in early February with severe pneumonia. He transformed the port city into one of the wealthiest countries in the world.

2. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told …

Lee Kuan Yew

10 Lies Everyone Tells You About Paris

We adore Paris, we really do. It's mesmerizingly beautiful, full of secret gardens and delicious treats that look so utterly chic at first glance.

But let's be real: After a visit, most of us come to find Paris is NOT everything we imagined. Which makes us wonder: Why has everyone been spreading …

Paris

Florida coral restoration may take $250 million, and 400 years

Here's the estimated price for restoring two declining coral species found in South Florida and the Caribbean: about $250 million.

How long will it take? 400 years or so (assuming all goes smoothly).

No one expected it would be easy to restore elkhorn and staghorn corals, the once-abundant, …

Florida

Here's what you should know about 2016 presidential hopeful Ted Cruz

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Monday became the first high-profile Republican to enter the 2016 race for president. Here's a quick snapshot with a few key things to know about Cruz.

The brief

Ted Cruz is man in a hurry. He won election to the Senate in 2012 as a political rookie, riding a tea party wave to …

Elections

Spies in the Sky -- Is Your Privacy at Risk?

Imagine yourself and your companion basking in the sun at the local park, sipping on chilled fume blanc and nibbling petit fours when you hear a whirring sound approaching. Looking up you see a miniature version of an alien spaceship slowly cruise then hover about 50 feet above your picnic. It …

Privacy

Para enfrentar a Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. se alimenta con platillos de 1,000 dólares cada uno

Floyd Mayweather no sólo puede presumir que es el deportista que más gana a nivel mundial, también es el que paga más por cada comida.

El número uno de los libra por libra ventiló que el costo de cada plato que come ahora que se prepara para enfrentar a Manny Pacquiao es de 1,000 dólares y lo …

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Why execs from other companies wanted to meet with Steve Jobs on Fridays

Although Steve Jobs is best known for his role as the CEO of Apple, he also played a huge role in turning film company Pixar into a multi-billion-dollar success.

After Jobs was ousted from Apple in 1985, he bought Pixar (at the time called Graphics Group) from Lucasfilm for $5 million. He became the …

Steve Jobs

¿Estás enamorado? Un escaneo cerebral lo revela

Estudio realizó resonancias magnéticas funcionales a 100 jóvenes para analizar la relación entre el cerebro y el amor

¿Es amor lo que sientes por tu …

Israel is facing a dangerous predicament

Last year, I interviewed President Obama about, among other things, the nature of the U.S. commitment to Israel.

He talked about strong security ties between the two countries, and the unbreakable nature of their relationship. But he also suggested that, should the peace process break down in …

Middle East

Hunger games: when movie stars work for peanuts

While it might feel as though we’re still bombarded with a few too many enviable headlines touting the absurdly high fees taken home by actors, it’s not always quite as glamorous as it seems. In a recent interview with the Times, Miles Teller revealed that he was paid just $8,000 (£5,400), after …

The Hunger Games

El calentamiento global hace que nieve más en la Antártida

El aumento de la humedad provoca mayores nevadas en el Polo Sur pero acelera el deshielo y la elevación del nivel del mar, según un estudio

El hielo …