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Japan tour bus veers off mountain road; 14 dead

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fourteen people were killed when a bus ferrying tourists to a ski resort in central Japan rolled off a mountain roadway in the early hours of Friday morning, according to local authorities.<p>The bus was carrying 41 people to popular ski resort Kita Shiga in Yamanouchi Town when it crashed …

Japan

'We are failing them': Detroit teachers demand fix to 'hazardous' school

<b>Detroit (CNN) —</b> Walking through the halls of Spain Elementary-Middle School the temperature quickly changes. A musty smell wafts through the air as a draft comes from the direction of the gym.<p>But there are no children playing inside. The wooden floors are warped from rain damage because roof …

Education

What makes a photographer when everyone is taking pictures

<b>KEN VAN SICKLE, Photographer:</b><p>If you walk out of the front of the Flatiron Building and you walk straight across the street, you walk right through my …

Photography

French scientists have found where autism hides in the brain – and it could help diagnose 2yo kids

Autism is hiding in one of the brain’s folds, and a new biomarker discovered by French scientists can be detected in children as young as two. The …

Tourists make time for a Philadelphia museum where felons did theirs

I was halfway down Block 1 at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, peering into a cell for a thief imprisoned in 1829, when I realized the place resembled a Carthusian monastery.<p>Members of Catholicism’s most austere order, Carthusian monks live, eat, work and sleep alone in “cells,” coming …

Travel Industry

Gwyneth Paltrow Made Me Do a "Digital Detox"

Gwyneth Paltrow made me do it. Or at least that's what I'm going to tell the Genius Bar at the Apple store.<p>At goop's holiday pop-up shop in New York City this past December, I discovered a purported "Digital Detox bath mixture" from Pursoma, a detox beauty company founded by the former model …

Alternative Medicine

The Number One Neuroscience Game-Changing Tool All Leaders Need For The New Year

Who do you work with that just drives you bonkers? Do you wish there was a way to wave a magic wand and instantly remove the immediate irritation, angst and frustration you associate with them?<p>While I don’t have a magic wand, thanks to neuroscience, I do have a practical tool that you can start …

Self-help

Brutal Bolshoi: inside the troubled world of Russia’s legendary ballet

What do the Bolshoi and the Kalashnikov have in common? According to a new documentary exploring the aftermath of an acid attack at the legendary ballet company in 2013, they are the two brands that define modern Russia.<p>The film, released in the UK on 8 January, was shot during a time of much …

Russia

United Airlines makes changes to program for children flying alone

With little public notice,<p>United Airlineshas expanded the age range of children who must use a $150 service when flying without an accompanying adult.<p>For tickets sold after Dec. 14, any child ages 5 to 15 flying solo must pay for the “unaccompanied minor service.” Under the service, airline …

United Airlines

Sudan's new gold rush: miners risk their lives in search of riches

It’s a little before 7am on a bright, airless morning, and already Abdullah Idriss Isaac has been hard at work for hours.<p>Swishing his aluminium pan back and forth through a waist-deep pool of brackish water, he wearily scrutinises its contents for glimmers of gold. With the sun beginning to beat …

Africa

Now underwater, this ancient Egyptian trading city was once the “Hong Kong of its era”

If you were an ancient Egyptian looking for a gift for a loved one, you wouldn’t go to Target. But you might have stopped in Naukratis.<p>Once thought to have been a small town on the Nile Delta in Egypt, an excavation by the British Museum has revealed that the ancient city of Naukratis was actually …

Hong Kong

Airbus’s new planes feature technology to ease jet lag

Airbus invested $15 billion developing its new A350 XWB line of jets, and they are lighter, more fuel-efficient, and more aerodynamically engineered than previous generations of commercial aircraft. But for a prospective passenger, none of that matters as much as this: They’re also designed to …

Aviation

High-potency pot smokers show brain-fiber damage

People who use especially potent pot show signs of damage in a key part of their brain. The results, reported online November 27 in <i>Psychological</i> …

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US hit Isis targets with 17 airstrikes on Christmas Day, says Pentagon

The Pentagon says the United States hit Islamic State group targets in Iraq and Syria with 17 airstrikes on Christmas Day.<p>The strikes targeting Isis fighters, facilities and vehicles were carried out by fighter aircraft, bombers and remotely controlled aircraft. The Pentagon said Saturday that five …

Middle East

2016 will be a year of living dangerously for the global economy

Economic forecasting is a mug’s game. One thing that has been learned from the financial crisis and Great Recession is that even those equipped with the most sophisticated models get it wrong, sometimes spectacularly.<p>So it is with both humility and trepidation that I will try to fulfil a promise …

Economics

U.S. Trust

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Banksy takes on migrant crisis with Steve Jobs image

LONDON (AP) — Street artist Banksy has taken on the migrant crisis in a new mural at a migrant camp in France.<p>The elusive graffiti artist has …

Banksy

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

14 Rare Photos Of Albert Einstein That You've Probably Never Seen Before

It's the 100th anniversary of Einstein's general theory of relativity, and a new book reveals little-known pictures of the great physicist.<p>It's one of a set of rare photos that have been released to BuzzFeed by the Albert Einstein Archive and Princeton University Press, to coincide with the 100th …

Physics

The Untraditional Traditional Dishes that Make Thanksgiving Great

Turkey with a side of fish sauce, and more Thanksgiving quirks from the BA staff.<p>We spend a lot of time improving upon the Thanksgiving classics. It's practically assumed that most dinner tables in America will have the familiar menu of turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, pecan pie, etc. But …

Cooking

Dwell

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Home Tours

Tim Cook orders retraining for all Apple store staff after Melbourne controversy

Apple CEO ordered ‘inclusion and customer engagement’ training after black teens were asked to leave Australia store because they ‘might steal something’<p>Apple boss Tim Cook has ordered that shop staff be retrained on “inclusion and customer engagement” after a group of black teenagers was told to …

Tim Cook

Snoop Dogg Just Launched His Own Brand of Pot

Snoop Dogg’s very own branded marijuana line, Leafs by Snoop, went on sale in Colorado on Tuesday.<p>The line includes eight different types of …

Warren Buffett thinks working just to beef up your résumé is like 'saving up sex for your old age'

And so when it comes to career advice, Buffett somewhat predictably thinks that you too should love your job too.<p>In a lecture at The University of Florida's business school in 1998, Buffett told students to stop thinking about their damn resumes and just think about what they want to do.<p>And then …

Nephews of Venezuela first lady held in Haiti on drug smuggling charges

Two nephews of Venezuela’s powerful first lady, Cilia Flores, have been arrested in Haiti on charges of conspiring to smuggle 800 kilograms of cocaine into the US, two people familiar with the case said on Wednesday.<p>The incident is likely to heighten tensions between the US and Venezuela and cast a …

Venezuela

The Enigma Cafe, A New Steampunk Bar in Romania That Features Working Kinetic Sculptures Within

The Enigma Cafe in the Cluj-Napoca area of Romania is a beautifully designed, steampunk-themed restaurant that features working kinetic sculptures, …

A Folding Table that Sets Up Like a Sniper Rifle and an Office in a Bubble

Two cool designs from Dai Sugasawa<p>Part of the "thrill" of traveling to a new freelance design gig was wondering, as I crossed the lobby, what my new …

Why the Style of This Cult West African Movie Still Endures

In this day and age, when a classic film pops up in your Instagram, Tumblr, or Pinterest feed with a certain frequency, you know it’s worth a look. As fickle and fast-paced as the Internet may be, those moments of nostalgia can still stop you in your tracks, which is how I came upon the timeless …