Valerie Cuevas

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Canada prepares for surge of Mexican immigrants after visa lift and Trump win

Officials in Canada are readying for a potential surge in Mexican migrants, as a promise to scrap a visa requirement comes into effect amid uncertainty over Donald Trump’s promises to crack down on undocumented immigrants.<p>From Thursday, Mexican visitors to Canada will no longer need visas. The move …

The Magical Macro World Of Tiny Creatures That I Capture In Indonesia

Hi my name is Tri Setyo Widodo, I am a nature and macro photographer based in Indonesia. Photography for me is the best way to practice patience. …

Sterling K. Brown Gives The Most Hilariously Accurate Description Of Childbirth, Ever

Sterling K. Brown tells the vivid story of his son’s birth — and it’s hilarious<p>It isn’t often we hear a truly accurate portrayal of what childbirth …

Meet the Entrepreneur Who's Bringing Neuroscience to the Masses

You've got to see it to believe it.<p>Greg Gage is a neuroscientist.<p>You wouldn't know it by looking at him, though. There's no long, white lab coat. And he doesn't speak in scientific jargon that's difficult to understand.<p>That's because Gage is on a mission: He wants to make neuroscience accessible to …

Ranking the 20 best players in the Premier League: November 2016

Kobe Bryant marks Day of the Dead by burying his basketball career — and unveiling a new shoe

In a dimly lighted downtown L.A. art gallery filled with marigolds and flickering candles, Kobe Bryant stared death in the face Tuesday morning, much the way he'd gone eye-to-eye with many an opponent on the basketball court. And, just like he did in most of those encounters, the Laker for life …

The Year's Best Nature Photos Send a Striking Environmental Message

Time's almost up for sending your photos to the National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest. Here's the competition.<p>The Olympics of nature photography is nearly here, as National Geographic gears up to name the winner of the National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year …

The protests at Standing Rock are necessary. What happened at Malheur was nonsense.

The rancher-militia occupation last January at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon, and the ongoing Native American occupation of the site of a proposed oil pipeline near Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in the Dakotas make for interesting comparisons. On Thursday, for example, the …

NBA scores 2016: Russell Westbrook’s numbers are incomprehensible

He keeps filling up the box score, but the Thunder are only pulling away with narrow wins.<p>The Oklahoma City Thunder haven’t been very good despite their 3-0 record.<p>They narrowly beat a bad Philadelphia 76ers team without No. 1 pick Ben Simmons or Nerlens Noel, took a young and bad Phoenix Suns team …

5 Addictively Motivating Fitness Apps

From 7-Minute Workouts to Downward Facing Dogs, these iPhone and Android apps will get you off your keister<p>BEST FOR RUNNERS Zombies, Run!<p>In a running rut? Try “Zombies, Run!” Functioning like an interactive audio book, the app transforms a simple jog into a mission to save a zombie-ravaged world. …

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Watch This Mesmerizing Sculpture Morph Like a Flock of Birds

When BioMed Realty asked Sosolimited, a design studio in Boston, to help create a sculpture for the atrium of its Cambridge, Massachusetts offices, …

Why don’t babies sleep at night? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Paul Kelley

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Looking down into the pushchair I saw a young baby drifting off to sleep, and then flick his eyes open. At one point one eye was open and the other was …

Paper reveals soda's controversial relationship with health groups

<b>(CNN) —</b> A provocative new research paper has unmasked how many health organizations received funding from the nation's two largest soda companies in recent years, and the findings have left researchers shocked.<p>The Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo recently sponsored at least 96 national health …

This Photographer Turns Flowers And Leaves Into Art

Serbian photographer Ivan Zamurovic creates beautiful images using simple objects like flowers, leaves, fruits and coffee beans.<p>Ivan plays with …

10 Modern Home Decor Stores (That Aren't IKEA)

Don't get me wrong. I love IKEA. Many of the core pieces in my home came from the Swedish retailer, and of course, the prices are hard to beat. …

Living Rooms

School Replaces Detention With Meditation And Kids Are Thriving

Robert W. Coleman School replaces detention with meditation to help elementary students<p>A school run by some pretty smart folks in Baltimore has …

Death row inmates' surprising views on death penalty vote: 'If you are going to execute me, execute me'

California voters face two capital punishment choices on the November ballot: End the death penalty or speed the way for execution.<p>On death row, inmates are conflicted on the prospects of one-shot appeals, mandated lawyer assignments and simplified execution rules meant to rekindle a capital …

Death Row

Graphic and Colorful Illustrations by Ray Oranges

Déja connu pour avoir illustrer la couverture de la <i>Norme e Tributi MESE Il Sole 24 Ore</i>, Ray Oranges est un illustrateur basé à Florence en Italie. …

Thanks To Fracking, Earthquake Hazards In Parts Of Oklahoma Now Comparable To California

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake shook Oklahoma on Saturday, tied for the strongest quake ever recorded in the state. Odds are it was triggered by fracking operations, specifically the subsurface injection of fracking wastewater and produced waters in general, even from non-fracking operations.<p>There is a …

Kittens Found Wrapped Around Their Trembling Sister, Keeping Her Safe.. (with Updates)

A litter of three kittens were found huddling up together. The two tabbies were wrapped around their tiny trembling sister, trying to keep her …

Pets

Reports of Branislav Ivanovic's demise greatly exaggerated once again

Or are they?<p>Branislav Ivanovic's Chelsea career has been one slow slog towards his own demise. Granted, if we want to get philosophical about it, that could be said of any player ever — after all, we're all dying form the moment we're born — but for Ivanovic, this has been a repeated feature of his …

Laos temple town excited it's on world map with Obama visit

LUANG PRABANG, Laos (AP) — Growing up in Wisconsin, Son Inthachith's classmates in school had no idea where his native Laos was. Thanks to President …

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Jürgen Klopp Looks to Outsmart Rivals Through Shrewd Transfer Moves

It's been the summer of huge spending among Premier League clubs, and with Manchester United set to smash transfer fee records to sign midfielder Paul Pogba, Liverpool's own Jürgen Klopp weighed in on the craziness.<p>He's not a fan of committing so much money to a single player, as it carries a big …

Florida health officials confirm local Zika transmission

<b>(CNN) —</b> Four individuals in Miami-Dade and Broward counties have been infected with the Zika virus by local mosquitoes, Florida health officials said Friday.<p>These are the first known cases of the virus being transmitted by mosquitoes in the continental United States.<p>"While no mosquitoes trapped …

How will Paul Pogba fit into Jose Mourinho's Manchester United revolution?

Paul Pogba left Old Trafford as a 19 year-old in pursuit of first team football, his progress at Manchester United halted by the presence of Paul Scholes, who had the midfield spot that the Frenchman wanted.<p>"He was a very talented young player, I played with him and I knew how good he was," said …

Kudos to Hillary for playing the woman card: If people are going to call her a witch, she’ll tell them she’s Hermione Granger

<b>Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton waves as her daughter Chelsea Clinton looks on during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) (AP)</b><p>Gender is Clinton’s biggest liability, but in a masterful speech, …

Six More Officials Charged in Flint Water Crisis for Alleged Cover-Up

Six more government workers have been hit with criminal charges in connection with the Flint water crisis — including a state health official who allegedly "buried" a report that showed a spike in lead poisoning in children.<p>The charges filed by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette bring to nine …

13+ Hilarious Explanations How God Created Animals

Picture the scenario. You're God. You've just created the world and now you want some animals. So you start adding legs to bodies and heads to necks …

Jose Mourinho takes shot at Arsene Wenger in first Man U press conference

Well, that didn’t take long.<p>Jose Mourinho was introduced to the media as the new manager of Manchester United on Tuesday, and wasted no time getting to the heart of the matter — he’s better at his job than Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.<p>When a reporter asked Mourinho if he had a lot to prove in his …

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