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Watch drone flyers compete in a Star Wars–style race in a French forest

Dozens of drone owners conducted a three lap circuit through trees last month in what organizers, who compared the event to the pod race in Star Wars …

These Are the 21 Best Pumpkin Beers, in Order

There are so many pumpkin beers on the shelves these days that it's difficult to figure out what's a trick and what's a treat. To help you on your next trip to the liquor store, my boss forced me to find the best pumpkin beers, try them all, and tell you which ones are <i>the best of the best</i>.<p>Let's …

Here’s what will happen if you refuse an Ebola screening at a US airport

Hours after Thomas Eric Duncan died of Ebola in Dallas the Obama administration announced new measures of protection against the virus at five major US airports: passengers from Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, where much of the outbreak has occurred, will have to undergo new screenings.<p>And if …

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Malala Yousafzai Is the Youngest-Ever Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

<b>Malala Yousafzai</b> won the Nobel Peace Prize today. Yousafzai is the seventeen-year-old girl from Pakistan who, almost two years ago exactly, when she was fifteen, was shot in the head by the Taliban while riding a bus to school. Yousafzai recounted the events in a book she published last year, at …

Egypt's judges rebuff international criticism of trial that resulted in 680 death sentences

Egypt's Justice Minister on Wednesday rebuffed international criticism of a mass trial this week in which some 680 defendants were sentenced to death, saying the judiciary is not a tool of executive authority and that rulings can be overturned upon appeal.<p>The death sentences on Monday sparked an …

Sexual Assault Reports Are Up 50 Percent in the Military

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>According to a new report from the Pentagon, sexual assault reports went up 50 percent in the …

Obama Confidant To Be Next Ambassador To South Korea

One of Obama’s longest serving foreign policy advisors, now a top Pentagon official, is set to be named U.S. Ambassador to South Korea<p>President Obama …

700 migrants rush at Spain's border, 140 breach it

MELILLA, Spain (AP) — Around 700 African migrants charged Spain's barbed-wire border fences Thursday in the country's North African enclave of …

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

The Valentine's Day Showstopper

<i>Every so often, we get the chance to reshoot one of our favorite recipes from the Food52 archives.</i><p><i>Today: A cake to launch a thousand ships.</i><p><i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Noritake. Noritake’s Cher Blanc is featured below.</i><p>There's a reason there's no such thing as a wedding pie. Don't …

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MISSING BOY: Police are looking for 11-year-old Xavier Baskerville-Whitfield from Brooklyn, New York. He is described as being 5'6", 100 lbs. with …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

What Steven Moffat Doesn’t Understand About Grief, And Why It’s Killing Doctor Who

There’s a popular joke I’ve seen floating around on Tumblr for a while now. It goes like this:<p>“Joss Whedon, Steven Moffat and George R.R. Martin walk …

Malala Yousafzai tops list of most powerful Asians in the UK

The Asian Media and Marketing Group lists the 101 most influential British Asians, with Malala Yousafzai, MP Keith Vaz and One Direction member Zayn Malik coming out on top<p>Malala Yousafzai has topped a list of the 101 most powerful British Asians and Asians resident in the UK, knocking Labour MP …

Thailand protests: Coup not imminent, says minister

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1031000/1031931_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524668172_3f268965e6ce9b9fc1929f9e597c63e7<p><b>Thailand's education minister has told the BBC he does not believe a coup is imminent as anti-government protests move into a fifth day.</b><p>Chaturon …

Wal-Mart's Employee Food Drive Reveals What's Wrong With America

depression bread line<p>Flickr/aprilandrandy<p>Walmart employees?<p>Yesterday, it was revealed that employees at a Cleveland Wal-Mart are holding a holiday …

'Invisible Girlfriend' Startup Provides Fake Love For A Price

Invisible Girlfriend, a new company recently created at Startup Weekend St. Louis, has emerged as the solution for those without a significant other — providing potential subscribers with options such as text messaging, "emergency interaction," gifts, and a relationship status change on …

Microsoft video attacks Google's Chrome as surveillance technology

A leaked internal Microsoft video attacks Google's Chrome Everywhere campaign, drawing pointed attention to Google's program of monetizing personal …

Natural Light Photography Tips

Natural lighting in photos can give off a pure vibe that artificial lighting often has trouble providing for you. There are several techniques you …

Chairman Mao impersonator: Chinese woman's double life – in pictures

Chen Yan is a female impersonator of China's late Chairman Mao. At 5' 1" (1.55m) tall, the 51-year-old housewife has to wear special shoes to increase her height to 5' 11" to match the late communist leader. Chen was discovered by a beautician while impersonating Mao on a local TV show and is …

Weekend readers' best photographs: culture

From cows to contemporary art: your best pictures on this week's theme, culture<p>The next topic is decorate (to appear December 7). Email a hi-res image (one per entry), plus a sentence or two about what inspired you to take your photo, to in.pictures@guardian.co.uk by noon on Wednesday November 27; …

Photog Travels the World and Photographs Ancient Cultures that May Soon Disappear

A few days ago, we shared photographer Sasha Leahovcenco’s inspirational project in which he photographed people in Siberia who had never had their …

Photo Series Compares the Body Types of Elite Athletes

From lean and svelte to muscular and defined, the myriad of body types are practically endless. Whether mesomorph, ectomorph, or endomorph, we all …

Photo Series Captures the Stunning Beauty of Siamese Fighting Fish

A few years ago, Bangkok-based photographer Visarute Angkatavanich started selling his work through microstock sites, and so he went in search of …

Yasser Arafat may have been poisoned with polonium, tests show

Swiss scientists find levels of polonium 18 times higher than normal in first forensic tests on former Palestinian leader's body<p>The first forensic tests on samples taken from Yasser Arafat's corpse have shown unexpectedly high levels of radioactive polonium-210, suggesting the Palestinian leader …