Sabrina Michalsky

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Attacks in Egypt leave at least 12 dead

<b>Cairo (CNN) —</b> At least 12 people were killed Sunday, and more injured, in separate attacks on a police station, a checkpoint and along a highway in Egypt's northern Sinai, authorities said.<p>Six people, including one civilian, were killed when a car bomb exploded near the police station in Al-Arish, …

US journalist Jason Rezaian to stand trial in Iran, says news agency

Iran,Middle East and North Africa,World news,Washington Post,Media,Newspapers,Journalist safety,US press and publishing,Newspapers & magazines<p>Washington Post reporter, who was detained in Tehran in July 2014, said to be facing espionage charges<p>A Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for more …

Islamic State militants claim attacks on embassies in Libya | Reuters

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A bomb exploded at the gate of the Moroccan embassy in the Libyan capital early on Monday, causing some damage but hurting nobody, a security official said, only hours after gunmen attacked South Korea’s mission in Tripoli.<p>Militants claiming loyalty to Islamic State said on …

AP's 'robot journalists' are writing their own stories now

Minutes after Apple released its record-breaking quarterly earnings this week, the Associated Press published (by way of <i>CNBC</i>, <i>Yahoo</i>, and others) "Apple tops Street 1Q forecasts." It's a story without a byline, or rather, without a <i>human</i> byline — a financial story written and published by an automated …

Can a school demand your Facebook or Twitter login?

<b>A school district in Illinois is embroiled in controversy after a letter it sent to parents was published, explaining that school officials are allowed to demand access to students' social media accounts.</b><p>At the beginning of this year a law went into effect across the state that charges public …

Hubble spies a loopy galaxy

This Hubble Space Telescope photograph of an oddball arc of stars in galaxy NGC 7714 tells of a 100-million-year-old close encounter.

Universe

A Timeline Of Kid Rock’s Feuds With Everyone In The Music Business

Kid Rock is a man of many hats — most of them fedoras. American badass, devil without a cause, rock n’ roll jesus, and cruise ship director to name a few. The man is even an ordained minister, and he’ll marry a gay couple, but he’s not looking forward to playing “Bawitdaba” at the ceremony. He also …

Kid Rock

Why Success Is a Conscious Decision You Can Make

<i>“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, persistence, and learning from failure.” - Colin Powell</i><p>Many people believe that successful people have had greater opportunities than others. I believe that opportunities are not a gift; they are created through hard work …

Lindbergh's Plane to Get Tender Loving Care, Lots of Visitors at Smithsonian

Charles Lindbergh’s Spirit of St. Louis, one of the most treasured aircraft at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., has been …

Tourism

Men Dyeing Their Beards Bright Colors Is the Latest Trend in Facial Hair

In the latest attempt to bring attention to their facial hair, men are dyeing their beards insanely bright colors. Although men dyeing their beards …

Hair

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

Will autocorrect make you too predictable?

Computers can now identify what you will say before you know yourself, and as philosopher Evan Selinger argues, this could subtly shape your conversations without you realising.<p>Do you know what you really want? Right now, there are computers all over the world busily trying to tell you the answer – …

Salvador Dali

Pictures of the Week 1.15.15

The 30 best closing lines in films

New Floppy Disc and Film Negative Portraits by Nick Gentry

An influential figure in the urban art scene, British artist Nick Gentry continues to create intriguing images using floppy discs and vintage film negatives. Consumption, innovation, and technology are all themes that resonate within his artwork.<p>Gentry constructs canvases from floppy discs that he …

Art

Potential criminal and civil cases against Tony Stewart, explained

SB Nation spoke to a motorsports legal expert about what possible charges Tony Stewart could face after an incident that caused the death of driver Kevin Ward Jr. in New York earlier this month.<p>Since the day he was involved in an incident that took the life of Kevin Ward Jr., Tony Stewart hasn't …

Incredibly Detailed Portraits of Celebrities Reproduced into Haircuts

Some innovative artists use things like feathers as their canvas, while others might paint on small pieces of candy. But for Rob the Original, it's the scalp. The San Antonio, Texas-based master barber creates incredible artwork on his clients' heads in ways that you've probably never seen before. …

11 Beautiful Friendships Between Classic Authors

Great writers tend to want to be at the top of their field, so literature can be a cutthroat community. It’s hard to imagine wanting to hang out with a direct rival, and indeed, plenty of authors have feuded with each other or publicly derided each other’s work.<p>But this doesn’t tell the whole …

Marijuana shortages expected on first day of business in Washington state

The jewel-toned bongs, each handcrafted from recycled glass, glowed in the soft lighting of the pristine little storefront. The "Grand Opening Event" banner was hung. The DJ was hired. The no-parking signs were posted along the busy street.<p>The only thing missing Monday afternoon was the marijuana. …

New York legalizes medical marijuana

<b>(CNN) —</b> New York became the latest state to permit the use of medical marijuana on Monday.<p>At a news conference in New York City, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act, which allows doctors to prescribe marijuana in a nonsmokable form to patients with serious ailments that are …

Forgotten vials of smallpox found near D.C.

Scientists last week discovered several vials of smallpox — one of the deadliest diseases known to man — in an unused storage room at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., according to officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>Officials say there's no health risk …

Raw: Panic in Tel Aviv As Siren Warns of Attack

At least 17 dead as Israel steps up offensive against Hamas