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I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years — here's what it was like to build

A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want to live in.<p>After years of saving and planning, I bought a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to turn into a house on wheels to drive around …

Europe's 20 most beautiful hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — With so many iconic cities and diverse landscapes, beautiful hotels in Europe are commonplace. But some are, quite simply, more beautiful than others.<p>From clifftop luxury retreats on Italy's Amalfi Coast to art nouveau masterpieces in the heart of Budapest, we've handpicked Europe's 20 most …

How ISIS Spread in the Middle East

And how to stop it<p>“It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition: that it must be lived forwards.” This observation was made in 1843 by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in a journal entry, but it might have been …

Samsung will pay you up to $120 for buying a Galaxy S6, Note 5 on an installment plan

Despite making some of its very best smartphones this year, Samsung has faced an uphill battle convincing customers to buy devices like the Galaxy S6 and Note 5. The company has already cut the price of its flagship S6 and S6 Edge just months after launch, and now the company is launching a new …

A look inside the world's superhouses – in pictures

A new book and exhibition looks at some of the world’s most extraordinary houses, including a transformed cement factory outside Barcelona, a prefabricated house in the Netherlands, a restored 12th-century castle in England, and a futuristic seaside escape on the coast of Victoria.<p>• McCartney’s …

Architecture

Pablo Escobar’s Favorite Hitman Is on Facebook and Spilling Dirt

Tracking down the man who served as the top assassin of Pablo Escobar’s infamous Medellín Cartel sounds like an equal parts terrifying and hopeless …

Social Media

Galaxy Note 5 major specs and press image revealed by @evleaks

Gone are the days when Samsung was capable of keeping its wares under covers until the big reveal. The Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus have been leaking profusely and now ongoing inside info purveyor Evan Blass just opened the tap a little more.<p><i>@evleaks</i> published what appear to be press …

What ISIS Learned From the Cartels

A bound man beheaded in front of a video camera, a chained prisoner burned to death in a cage, the sickening images sent out all over the media.<p>These …

Social Media

The Women Who Secretly Keep ISIS Running

The U.S. military campaign against self-proclaimed Islamic State may be focused on the male fighters conducting attacks across Iraq and Syria. But …

Al-Qaeda

What the WikiLeaks documents reveal about US spying on French leaders

Francois Hollande apparently held secret meetings with Germany's opposition and Nicolas Sarkozy believed he was the one who could lead the push to resolve the financial crisis in 2008, according to WikiLeaks documents<p>Documents published online by WikiLeaks show that the US wiretapped three French …

How ISIS’s ‘Attack America’ Plan Is Working

Fear and concern over ISIS-inspired terrorist attacks on U.S. soil has been turned up a notch in the last few months, thanks to ISIS’s thriving …

Terrorism

How Isis crippled al-Qaida | Shiv Malik, Ali Younes, Spencer Ackerman, Mustafa Khalili

Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the intellectual godfather of al-Qaida.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/10/1433954982833/1b7d66ce-79f0-4547-b570-f68f1f82bd4e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the …

Al-Qaeda

Security Guard at U.S. Embassy in Egypt Arrested as a Terrorist

Egyptian authorities have arrested an Egyptian security guard at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, claiming he is a senior figure in an Islamist terrorist …

Muslim Brotherhood

What Motivates Terrorists?

It’s an important question. But is it the best one to be asking?<p>One of the most frequently asked questions about terrorism is also the most intractable. Why? Why do they do it? Why do people join terrorist groups and participate in acts of terrorism?<p>There are as many answers to this question as …

Full-body mega-muscle suit turns you into an instant superhero

Being a superhero is hard work. We can't all be born on Krypton and automatically become physical gods on Earth. The planet blew up, after all. Regular guys like Batman have to constantly hit the gym, eat right and sweat until their tushies turn to rock-hard muscle. Fortunately for us slackers, …

ISIS Is Running a 5-Star Hotel in Iraq

GAZIANTEP, Turkey — You won’t be able to reserve a room ahead of time with any of the major online sites if you want to stay at Mosul’s Ninawa …

Islam

Scientists genetically modify human embryos in controversial world first

New procedure used to modify disease-causing gene, but raises questions over whether restrictions should be placed on new wave of genetic techniques<p>Scientists in China have genetically modified human embryos in a world first that has re-ignited the debate over the ethics and safety of genetic …

Organisms

Kanye West: In His Own Words - PAPER

I know people want to talk about the American Dream, but my dream is a world dream. It's a world in which everyone's main goal would be to help each other. The first thing I told my team on New Year's Day was, "You know, people say bad news travels fast, but this year let's make good news travel …

How do you dismantle a nuclear submarine?

When nuclear-powered submarines reach the end of their lives, dismantling them is a complicated and laborious process. Paul Marks investigates.<p>Nuclear submarines have long been a favourite in popular fiction. From movies such as The Hunt for Red October to long-running TV series like Voyage to the …

Military

The Neuroscience of ISIS

<i>This is the first of a series of columns for The Daily Beast about the intersection of medical technologies on the cusp of changing our lives, and</i> …

Mutations

This could be the best-looking Android Wear smartwatch yet

It looks like Huawei is taking smartwatches very seriously. As spotted by <i>Droid Life</i>, two official promo videos for the "Huawei Watch" have accidentally been set live on YouTube ahead of the device's likely announcement tomorrow at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Before the videos were …

Feeling the heat: West combats extremists' advance in Africa's deserts

<b>Mao, Chad (CNN) —</b> The back of the C-130 opens to a blast of suffocating heat. Down the plane's ramp and past the glare of the narrow asphalt runway is an endless horizon of sand.<p>A line of pick-up trucks and forklifts await, ready to offload crates of coveted supplies, crucial to turning this remote …

FBI: Three men in NY attempted to join ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> Abror Habibov, 30, operated kiosks at malls along the East Coast. He sold kitchenware and repaired mobile phones, according to a complaint unsealed Wednesday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York.<p>Last fall, Habibov hired Akhror Saidakhmetov, 19, to work at kiosks in Savannah, Georgia; …

US threatens Russia with more sanctions over Ukraine

John Kerry says the US and its European allies are in talks about harsher sanctions against Russia, while US President Barack Obama will evaluate next steps in dealing with the conflict in eastern Ukraine in the coming days.<p>The US secretary of state made the remarks on Saturday after meetings with …

ISIS militants reportedly burn to death 45 people in western Iraqi town

A linguistics expert believes the man who threatens the West in an Islamic State video purportedly showing the beheading of 21 Coptic Christians was educated in the United States.<p>But Erick Thomas, a professor of acoustics and dialects at North Carolina State University, says it's unclear whether …

Global Warming Already Locked In, World Bank Says

Economy<p>The world is locked into 1.5°C global warming, posing severe risks to lives and livelihoods around the world, according to a new climate report commissioned by the World Bank. The report, which called on a large body of scientific evidence, found that global warming of close to 1.5°C above …

Satellite images reveal shocking groundwater loss in California

The severity of California's drought continues to shock, with the latest example coming courtesy of NASA.<p>The space agency's two Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment, or GRACE, satellites have been been in orbit since 2002, making highly sensitive measurements of Earth's gravity field. Variations …

As World’s Population Booms, Will Its Resources Be Enough for Us?

New projections of escalating growth increase the tension between humanity’s expanding needs and what the planet can provide.<p><b>There are more than 7 billion people on Earth now, and roughly one in eight of us doesn't have enough to eat. The question of how many people the Earth can support is a</b> …