Ty Mims

10 Flips | 4 Magazines | 1 Follower | @tymims7 | Keep up with Ty Mims on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ty Mims”

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking

Are you feeling uninspired and stuck? Perhaps it's the people around you. Here are five ways to get people to challenge and inspire you to success.<p>It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. …

How It Works: The Inner Earth

Know your planet!<p>Plate tectonics—the theory that explains the sinking, spreading, and slip-sliding of big chunks of Earth’s surface—is a bedrock of geology. But it can’t explain what happens to plates once they sink, or account for the forces that drive many of the planet’s volcanic hotspots. …

Earth Science

Syrian regime document trove shows evidence of 'industrial scale' killing of detainees

Syrian government officials could face war crimes charges in the light of a huge cache of evidence smuggled out of the country showing the “systematic killing” of about 11,000 detainees, according to three eminent international lawyers.<p>Syria's civil war: five years of Guardian reporting<p>Read more<p>The …

Associated Press News

UN condemns ethnic killings in South Sudan

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — U.N. human rights investigators have confirmed that hundreds of civilians were killed because of their ethnicity after rebel …

Venezuelans Protest for 'Resurrection of Democracy'

Hundreds of protesters rallied on Sunday to demand the "resurrection" of Venezuelan democracy while effigies of both President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leaders were paraded for burning in a local Easter Day tradition.<p>Though millions of Venezuelans have headed for Caribbean beaches and family …

On a milestone of misrule, Mugabe fumes as Zimbabwe falls apart

His voice is a little weaker and his words are a little slower these days, but Robert Mugabe at the age of 90 is still spitting his defiance at the world.<p>This weekend, as he celebrated the 34th anniversary of Zimbabwe's independence (and his own autocratic rule), he hauled out his verbal cudgels to …