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Themer will make your Android phone look amazing

One of the benefits of Android is its customisability, but that process isn't always easy for average users. An app called Themer is trying to change …

Absolutely Stunning Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Mauritius is an island nation officially called the Republic of Mauritius, or in French, <i>République de Maurice</i>, located in the Indian Ocean about …

Mauritius

Kevin Durant Selling His OKC Home for $1.95 Million

Looks like Kevin Durant is trying to cash in on one of his Oklahoma City properties.<p>The Thunder star has placed his estate in the OKC suburbs on the market for $1.95 million after purchasing the property for $1.799 million in 2011. According to Realtor.com, the home features five bedrooms, four …

Basketball

Goodbye, government: shutdown affects science, the environment, and health

Hardest-hit agencies are those in charge of forward-thinking projects<p><i>Congress was unable to pass the funding bill before the deadline, and as of midnight tonight the US government has begun shutting down.</i><p>The US government is headed for a shutdown as of this writing, after members of Congress were …

Trouble Using iOS 7? Here Are 15 Tricks To Make The Transition Easier

Apple sold 9 million iPhones over the weekend and 200 million devices have upgraded to iOS 7 already. This means that iOS 7 is the fastest software upgrade in history. When Apple released iOS 7 to the public earlier this month, it was met with a lot of criticism.<p>Many people believed the changes in …

The 25 Best Websites for Music Lovers

A couple of weeks back, we published a pretty extensive list of great websites for literature lovers. The feature generated lots of feedback and …

Opposites Attract: My Dialogue with His Holiness The Dalai Lama

I first met the Dalai Lama in 2000 at his headquarters in Dharamshala, in the northern part of India. And I had absolutely no interest in the Dalai …

Welcoming the Dalai Lama to New Orleans, a City Still Rebuilding

<i>From a talk given at Temple Sinai in New Orleans on May 9, 2013. This is part one in a series.</i><p>The Dalai Lama has come to New Orleans. If I were to speak with him, this is what I might say.<p>Your Holiness, you are coming to New Orleans at a time of some optimism, some hope. Eight years ago, after …

Hinduism

Dalai Lama: Tibetan Self-Immolations Have Little Effect, But Are Understandable

By Thuy Ong<p>SYDNEY, June 13 (Reuters) - Tibetans setting themselves on fire to protest against Chinese rule are having little effect on Beijing's policies, exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Thursday, while urging China to look harder at the reasons behind the incidents.<p>At least …

The next Dalai Lama could be a woman

Late last week, the Dalai Lama said during a visit to Australia that the next Dalai Lama could very well be a woman. In speaking to reporters about how the world needs more compassionate leaders today, he said that "biologically, females have more potential...females have more sensitivity about …

In Conversation With the Dalai Lama

On May 14th and 15th, the UW-Madison Global Health Institute and the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds engaged with the Dalai Lama and an interdisciplinary group of global thought leaders to explore the potential contributions of mindfulness meditation to sustainable global health.<p>We hosted …

Mindfulness

Mandela's daughters to sue dad for millions

Nelson Mandela's illness: Defending his dignity

<b>If you want to know about the health of South Africa's first black President Nelson Mandela there is really only one person to call - and it is not some junior spokesman in the presidential bureaucracy.</b><p>Instead, it is one of Mr Mandela's oldest, closest friends - a silver-haired, razor-sharp, …

South Africa

Why Nelson Mandela has six names - CNN.com

Part of complete coverage on<p>updated 12:28 PM EST, Sun December 15, 2013<p>As 95 candles glowed in the background, mourners gathered for Nelson Mandela's state funeral Sunday.<p>updated 6:36 AM EST, Sun December 15, 2013<p>One candle burns for each year of Nelson Mandela's life, as family, friends, …

Nelson Mandela critically ill but ‘still there,’ says eldest daughter

Speaking from Senegal, a day before he is scheduled to travel to South Africa, U.S. President Barack Obama called Mandela a hero for the world whose …

In South Africa, song and prayer for Mandela on eve of Obama visit

South Africans sang and prayed late Thursday outside the hospital where Nelson Mandela is being treated, singing "Viva Mandela!" after news the anti-apartheid icon's condition had stabilized.<p>Colorfully dressed women danced in front of the Pretoria hospital where candles burned, the South African …

Barack Obama in South Africa amid vigils for Mandela

Obama met Mandela in 2005, when he was a US senator<p><b>US President Barack Obama has landed in South Africa, the second stop in his three-country tour of Africa.</b><p>Mr Obama said earlier he did not expect to see former President Nelson Mandela, who is critically ill in hospital.<p>Leaving Senegal, he told …

South Africa

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcome baby girl - TODAY.com

There’s a new Kardashian to keep up with.<p>Reality star Kim Kardashian gave birth to a baby girl on Saturday, E! News confirmed. This is the first child for both Kardashian and her boyfriend, Kanye West.<p>Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Kim Kardashian, Kanye West welcome baby girl<p>Play …

Fatherhood

Dalai Lama: Women Better Leaders Because Of Potential For Compassion; Next Dalai Lama May Be Female

The Dalai Lama weighed in on the debate around women leadership and came out firmly on the side of the female.<p>Talking to reporters during a visit to Australia, the Buddhist leader was asked to weigh in on gender during a race for Prime Minister that has included charges of sexism.<p>Speaking …