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U.S.-Israeli bond still strong at AIPAC

by CNN // March 3, 2015 // Updated 05:25 GMT // 0 Comments

READ: Obama attacks Netanyahu’s credibility ahead of speech Netanyahu kicked off Monday’s events by telling the record-setting crowd — nearly 16,000 pro-Israel activists and others signed up for this year’s event — that “you’re here to tell the world that our alliance is stronger than ever.”

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Changes Controversial Tagline For Season 7

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:13 GMT // 0 Comments

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” is about to unleash some new drag slang into the world. – “RuPaul’s Drag Race” season seven kicks off on Monday, March 2 at 9pm ET on Logo. For more info, head here.

Despite India’s Wealth, Pregnant Women Are Dangerously Underweight, Study Finds

by The New York Times // March 2, 2015 // Updated 22:02 GMT // 0 Comments

NEW DELHI — Her first child survived eight months before succumbing to pneumonia; her second was stillborn; her third, delivered in a rickshaw, gasped for an hour before dying. Mothers and babies shared a bed last year at a public hospital in Gurgaon, India. The poor health of children in India, even after decades of robust economic […]

You Can Manufacture What You Desire

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 21:54 GMT // 0 Comments

Peter Diamandis recently spoke with The WorldPost about his new book, “Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World.” He is also founder of the XPRIZE Foundation and co-founder of Singularity University, Planetary Resources and Human Longevity Inc.Futuristic illustration of artificial burger and french fires created using a 3D printer. | Maciej […]

Hoda Kotb’s Fashion Confession: ‘I Have An ’80s Issue’ (VIDEO)

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 16:34 GMT // 0 Comments

If there’s one thing Hoda Kotb enjoys more than a glass of wine, it’s a good scrunchie. This bulky ’80s hair accessory is a fashion staple for the “Today” host, but she admits that it might be time to update her look. So, Kotb turns to the Creative Director of O, The Oprah Magazine, Adam […]

Another Street Artist Allegedly Vandalized A National Park And Posted About It On Instagram

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 16:12 GMT // 0 Comments

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: street artists of the world, please resist the urge to turn the planet’s most well-preserved national parks into your canvases. And for those who can’t possibly resist a chance to create art vandalize one of these precious sites, don’t brag about it on Instagram. – For […]

‘Surfer Angel’ Guido Schaffer Considered For Sainthood

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 14:07 GMT // 0 Comments

The world could one day get a patron saint of surfing now that the Vatican is considering a Brazilian man known as the “Surfer Angel” for sainthood. Guido Schäffer, a doctor, took to the waves to connect to God; he helped others do the same. – While the decision to allow Rio priests to submit […]

The World’s Deepest Snow (PHOTOS) – Weather.com

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 13:22 GMT // 0 Comments

www.weather.com: Feet of snow may sound unusual to you, but in some parts of the world, it’s actually typical.

7 women who changed the world

by CNN // March 2, 2015 // Updated 12:24 GMT // 0 Comments

They wrote books that revolutionized people’s view of society; made scientific discoveries that transformed medicine as we know it; and brought about laws that shook up the establishment. In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, Leading Women takes a look at just seven of the many females throughout history who changed the world […]

Bigger Teams May Miss Playoffs at Cricket World Cup

by The New York Times // March 2, 2015 // Updated 10:32 GMT // 0 Comments

England is running out of chances, as the Cricket World Cup’s qualifying games wind down. When play resumes Tuesday after an off day, 19 of the 42 pool matches will be left to play. Only one team has qualified for the playoffs so far, the co-host, New Zealand. England has two matches left, against Bangladesh […]

Bigger Teams May Miss Playoffs at Cricket World Cup

by The New York Times // March 2, 2015 // Updated 10:32 GMT // 0 Comments

England is running out of chances, as the Cricket World Cup’s qualifying games wind down. When play resumes Tuesday after an off day, 19 of the 42 pool matches will be left to play. Only one team has qualified for the playoffs so far, the co-host, New Zealand. Sri Lanka players celebrated after they took […]

Microsoft Presents Low-Cost Phones and Windows 10 for Mobile

by The New York Times // March 2, 2015 // Updated 09:18 GMT // 0 Comments

At the Mobile World Congress here on Monday, Microsoft for the first time showed off Windows 10 for phones and continued its evolving strategy of delivering low-cost Lumia devices that are attractive to emerging phone markets — and the growing prepaid phone market in the United States. The Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL are […]

Anti-Vaccination Activists To Blame For Bosnia’s Measles Outbreak, Say Experts

by The Huffington Post // March 1, 2015 // Updated 17:26 GMT // 0 Comments

Medical experts warned Friday the anti-vaccination lobby is growing in Bosnia, using scientifically discredited arguments to stoke parental fears in the worst-affected country in Europe’s measles outbreak.Buenaventuramariano via Getty Images This trend — combined with a generation that could not be immunized because of lack of vaccines during Bosnia’s 1992-95 war — has led to […]

New Ikea Furniture Will Charge Your Phone Wirelessly

by The Huffington Post // March 1, 2015 // Updated 15:54 GMT // 0 Comments

Swedish furniture maker Ikea International A/S unveiled a new range of furniture that it says can wirelessly charge some mobile devices. The Swedish furniture giant made the announcement on Sunday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.Upcoming furniture from IKEA will include wireless charging pads for your phone. | Ikea The collection includes tables, desks and […]

Hundreds Of Norwegians Circle Oslo Mosque In ‘Peace Ring,” Showing Everyone What It Truly Means To Love Your Neighbor

by The Huffington Post // February 28, 2015 // Updated 19:44 GMT // 0 Comments

After weeks of news of hatred around the world against Jews and Muslims, Norwegians have shown humanity what it truly means to love your neighbor. –A woman draped in a Palestinian flag holds hands with others forming the “Solidarity Ring for Muslims” at an Oslo mosque. | Ryan Rodrick Beiler “Humanity is one and we […]

BLADES OF GLORY:It’s World Sword Swallowers Day

by The Huffington Post // February 28, 2015 // Updated 13:24 GMT // 0 Comments

Sword swallowers will be sharpening their resolve and their blades today because it’s World Sword Swallowers Day. – David Peyre-Ferry will attempt to swallow a sword while sandwiched between two beds of nails — then have someone smash a cinder block with a sledgehammer right on top of him.

Proof That Dreadlocks Rock, And So Do The People That Have Them

by The Huffington Post // February 27, 2015 // Updated 22:21 GMT // 0 Comments

Schoolchildren suspensions aren’t the only signs of dreadlock discrimination in the modern world. 18-year-old performer Zendaya was recently the target of an offensive comment made on E! News’ “Fashion Police” Monday. It was a comment that the show’s host Giuliana Rancic later apologized for after an outcry of backlash from fans and celebrities. But Zendaya […]

Google: Getting in the face of football’s 3.5 billion fans

by CNN // February 27, 2015 // Updated 17:40 GMT // 0 Comments

A sea of yellow and gold stretches as far as the eye can see. The streets of Rome are lined with adoring football fans as the team bus winds its way towards the the Stadio Olimpico for Roma’s biggest match of the season against bitter rivals Juventus with the prize of the Italian championship hanging […]

UCI wants to strip Tour winner Vincenzo Nibal’s Astana team of its race license

by CNN // February 27, 2015 // Updated 14:14 GMT // 0 Comments

The world governing body said in a statement that an audit of the team, carried out by the Institute of Sport Sciences at the University of Lausanne (ISSUL), had given them “compelling grounds” to make its decision. “The UCI considers that the ISSUL audit has, among other things, revealed a big difference between the policies […]

Another FIFA about-face: 2021 Confederations Cup not in Qatar

by CNN // February 27, 2015 // Updated 05:51 GMT // 0 Comments

The tournament, which pits the champions of the six regional confederations, along with the hosts and current world champions, has until now been held in the World Cup host country the year before the main tournament. – READ MORE: World Cup and Black Friday carnage in 2022?

Travel where it’s still summer right now

by CNN // February 27, 2015 // Updated 02:46 GMT // 0 Comments

Yet travelers willing to venture south can find sunshine, shorts weather and beaches right now in the parts of the world where summer is just winding down. Here are some of our favorite warm spots around the globe. – Stop to get a picture of yourself near the enormous ships passing through the Panama Canal, […]

Why FIFA Made Deal With Fox for 2026 Cup

by The New York Times // February 27, 2015 // Updated 01:57 GMT // 0 Comments

TV Sports By RICHARD SANDOMIR When FIFA sold the 2026 World Cup rights in the United States to Fox Sports and Telemundo this month, the announcement came with few details and no explanation for its timing. Why, 11 years before the tournament was to be played, did the agreement need to be made, especially if […]

Katy Perry Shares Somber Message From Auschwitz

by The Huffington Post // February 26, 2015 // Updated 20:22 GMT // 0 Comments

Katie Perry struck a somber note on Wednesday while visiting the site of one of the most notorious concentration camps. The day after the “Roar” singer played a show at the Krakow Arena in Poland, according to People, Perry toured Auschwitz-Birkenau, where Nazis killed an estimated 1.1 million people during World War II. Steve Granitz […]

Chelsea Handler Is A Topless Photo Junkie

by The Huffington Post // February 26, 2015 // Updated 19:24 GMT // 0 Comments

www.fishwrapper.com: Honestly, we’ve seen Chelsea Handler’s handles from so many angles that we’re becoming more and more blasé about boobs as a whole, so maybe Chelsea’s doing the world a favor. Chelsea Handler arrives at a panel discussion with the cast of “Orange Is The New Black” at the Directors Guild of America Theater on Monday, August […]

Comic Book Women With Realistic Bodies Are The Heroines We Need

by The Huffington Post // February 26, 2015 // Updated 19:09 GMT // 0 Comments

Yes, comic book heroines are supposed to have powers that are out of this world, but the illustrations of their bodies could definitely be brought down to Earth. – Check out some of the illustrations, below:

Internet Slang Meets American Sign Language

by The Huffington Post // February 26, 2015 // Updated 18:52 GMT // 0 Comments

As language evolves, the powers that regulate language tend to shift. Just look at the Oxford English Dictionary, who added terms like “duck face,” “lolcat,” and “hawt” to their prestigious lexicon this past December. For the English-speaking world, these additions are anywhere from ridiculous to annoying but at the end of the day, the terms […]

10 International Women’s Day events you’d be crazy to miss

by CNN // February 26, 2015 // Updated 15:32 GMT // 0 Comments

The list is jam-packed with inspiring women from all walks of lifeamong them scientists, comics, musicians, coders, activists and actors. Whatever you’re into, there’s probably something for you here. SheTalksYVR Conference Surrey, British Columbia, Canada 7 March 2015 Inaugural event features 15 women speakers all from the west coast of Canada with a diverse array […]

Stem Cells From Wisdom Teeth Seen As Possible Fix For This Common Form Of Blindness

by The Huffington Post // February 26, 2015 // Updated 14:02 GMT // 0 Comments

Scientists have taken a key step toward the development of what could be a breakthrough treatment for corneal blindness, a condition that affects millions of people around the world. Dimitri Vervitsiotis via Getty Images The scientists showed that stem cells obtained from the dental pulp of extracted teeth can be turned into the specialized cells […]

MotoGP: Marquez fastest in Sepang testing

by CNN // February 26, 2015 // Updated 13:37 GMT // 0 Comments

Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez blew away the winter cobwebs with a typically imperious blast around the track. The youngest-ever double world champion’s best lap of one minute 59.115 seconds was more than three-tenths of a second clear of the field — a blink of an eye, perhaps, but a significant gap in a sport of […]

Three years after Trayvon Martin killing, two women’s lives intersect

by CNN // February 26, 2015 // Updated 13:31 GMT // 0 Comments

When people are faced with overwhelming trauma in their lives, some become consumed by their difficulties, while others emerge stronger for it. In special circumstances, they may find their destiny, and seek to heal the world and make all of us stronger. Myrlie Evers-Williams and Sybrina Fulton are two great women whose achievements demand our […]

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