• The Disturbing Secret Behind The Worlds Most Expensive Coffee
  • You’ll Never See These 9 Famous Landmarks The Same Again After This. Mind = Blown.
  • How Antonio Weiss Brokered The Only Major Economic Policy To Pass Congress This Year
  • Here Are 22 Animals You Didn’t Know Exist. A Couple Will Haunt My Dreams But #19 Is My New Favorite.
  • Meet Huma Abedin: Hillary Clinton’s right-hand woman
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The Disturbing Secret Behind The Worlds Most Expensive Coffee

This post originally appeared on National Geographic.  PHOTOGRAPH BY ULET IFANSASTI, GETTY IMAGES Found in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, the civet has a long tail like a monkey, face markings like a raccoon, and stripes or spots on its body. It plays an important role in the food chain, eating insects and small reptiles in addition to fruits like coffee cherries and mangoes, and being eaten in turn by…

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You'll Never See These 9 Famous Landmarks The Same Again After This. Mind = Blown.

You’ll Never See These 9 Famous Landmarks The Same Again After This. Mind = Blown.

Stonehenge. The Giza Pyramids. The Taj Mahal. Even if you’ve never seen any of these in person, you probably think that you pretty much know what they look like. I hate to burst your bubble, but chances are, you’re wrong. These famous landmarks are actually hiding some dirty secrets. Example #1: The Great Pyramids of Giza thepobv … are actually adjacent to a sprawling city. thepobv Example #2: The mysterious and…

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How Antonio Weiss Brokered The Only Major Economic Policy To Pass Congress This Year

The creditor told Antonio Weiss, who would become the point person on the island’s fiscal crisis, that the Puerto Rico government should simply eliminate some waste and cut a certain number of jobs to pay back its debt. Don’t bet on Congress helping, the creditor said. Puerto Rico is home to 3.5 million Americans. At the center of those negotiations, and in countless meetings with lawmakers, labor unions, Puerto Rican…

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Here Are 22 Animals You Didn't Know Exist. A Couple Will Haunt My Dreams But #19 Is My New Favorite.

Here Are 22 Animals You Didn’t Know Exist. A Couple Will Haunt My Dreams But #19 Is My New Favorite.

We learn all about the common animals when we’re young: dogs, cats, cows, horses, elephants, and on and on. But there are dozens of animals out there that you don’t know about. Not only do you not know about them, but they’re incredibly unique and some are even incredibly adorable. Just take #19 for example. I want one, no matter how illegal that may be. In no particular order, here…

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Meet Huma Abedin: Hillary Clinton’s right-hand woman

Washington (CNN)Huma Abedin has worked with Hillary Clinton for decades, serving as the presidential candidate’s right-hand woman at the White House, Senate, State Department and private life. But her role in Clinton’s career has come into a harsh spotlight as the relationship between the Clinton Foundation and Clinton’s State Department is being scrutinized, and Abedin’s name is front and center in emails being parsed to determine any inappropriate links.

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A longer commute could hurt your health, add to your waistline

(CNN)If someone told you their journey to work took them one hour, how would you react? Would you envy the brevity of their commute, nod in agreement with mutual respect, or retract in horror at the thought of losing so much of the day? See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. “First and foremost, we need to get people adopting a more…

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Fifth Transgender Woman Of Color Is Killed In Less Than A Month

Fifth Transgender Woman Of Color Is Killed In Less Than A Month

Penny Proud was fatally shot Tuesday in New Orleans. Media then misgendered her and dwelled on prostitution activity near the crime scene, despite being unable to provide evidence linking it to the homicide. View this image › Via facebook.com Penny Proud, who was fatally shot early Tuesday in New Orleans, is the fifth transgender woman of color in the United States to be killed within the past month, according to…

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Child Suicide Bombings Rise As Tactic For Militants’ Attacks

By Patrick Markey ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The boy looked scared and younger than 16 when Iraqi police grabbed him on the street in the northern city of Kirkuk. Pulling off his shirt, they found a two-kilogram bomb strapped to his skinny frame. That was last Sunday. Less than a day earlier, Turkey was less fortunate: a teenage bomber detonated his suicide vest among dancing guests at a Turkish wedding party,…

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Here’s Another Reason To Be Worried About Bottled Water

The bottled water industry is in the midst of a banner year. Bottled water sales are set to outstrip soda sales in the U.S. for the first time since the Beverage Marketing Corporation began tracking the industry in the 1970s, according data the firm released earlier this month.  On one hand, this could be viewed as a public health victory, especially since industry leaders say rising health concerns linked with the consumption…

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Non-bailable warrant against Dayashankar for his derogatory remarks against BSP chief Mayawati – Times of India

A local court on Monday issued a non-bailable warrant against suspended BJP leader Dayashankar Singh on the application of the district police over his derogatory remarks against BSP supremo Mayawati. Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Non-bailable-warrant-against-Dayashankar-for-his-derogatory-remarks-against-BSP-chief-Mayawati/articleshow/53383401.cms Recommended ProductsVideo Vibe PRO Desktop Application, Training Videos and SupportDoodly Pro Pro upgrades your account to include 750 character poses and an astonishing 1,100 unique prop images. These can be used with unlimited restrictions to your personal…

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Ferguson School District Violated Rights Of African-American Voters, Judge Rules

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Rodney Sippel concluded that the school district “deprives African American voters of an equal opportunity to elect representatives of their choice in violation of § 2 of the Voting Rights Act.” Racial tensions in the area came to a head in 2014 after black teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson. The situation brought protesters into the…

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The new birthers: Debunking the Hillary Clinton health conspiracy

(CNN)From Donald Trump and his top surrogates to the right-wing media and its engine rooms of outrage in the blogosphere, Hillary Clinton’s opponents are ramping up efforts to sow doubt over the candidate’s health. The campaign — which goes back years — has escalated to shouting over the summer, as Trump spiraled in the polls while mostly failing to connect with voters outside his base demographic. Now, as the race…

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The first taste of college

The first taste of college

After the final year at school draws to a close, the vacations that follow are nothing like those in the past. The students, gripped with nerve-wracking tension, worry about entrance exams, test resu Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/features/education/the-first-taste-of-college/article8927550.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication Recommended ProductsRetail Berry 50-Site License 50-site license upgrade for Retail Berry – the WP plugin for Walmart affiliatesKeywordTapp-Premium Tube Sniper Pro 3.0 WhiteLabel (Split) New Video Marketing Technology Exposes Your Competitors Weaknesses and Reveals…

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Trump Campaign Is Spending The Money It Has To Try To Raise More

The Clinton campaign received $52.3 million in July compared with $36.7 million for Trump. The Republican nominee contributed $2 million of his own money to the campaign, with the rest of his funds coming from other donors. The Democratic National Committee raised $32.4 million next to $27.2 million for the Republican National Committee. The pro-Clinton super PAC Priorities USA Action raised $9.9 million while two of the three main pro-Trump super…

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Rain turns Kodichikkanahalli into a lake

Rain turns Kodichikkanahalli into a lake

Taking the few belongings they could carry, Vibha and her parents rushed to their neighbour’s house on the first floor. All they could see on the road was water and submerged cars. “This is the first Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/rain-turns-kodichikkanahalli-into-a-lake/article8918300.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication Recommended ProductsCovert Conversation New WordPress Plugin Will Harness The Power Of Skype To Generate More Clicks, Leads and Sales Than Ever BeforeVideo Traffic Siphon Unlimited License GeoTarget – Developer Agency Package…

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Labour leadership: Corbyn reveals reforms to boost trade unions – BBC News

Guide to the Labour leadership election As part of Mr Corbyn’s reform plans, he said he would include mandatory collective bargaining in firms with more than 250 employees, the election of staff representatives to executive remuneration committees, and the introduction of “sectoral union bargaining rights”. “We need to break open the closed circle of Westminster and Whitehall, and of the boardrooms too,” he said in a statement. “Decisions in Britain…

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I Bet You Didn't Know These Birds Even Existed, But They Do. They're Awesome.

I Bet You Didn’t Know These Birds Even Existed, But They Do. They’re Awesome.

We promise that you’ve never seen these birds on Animal Planet. They’re rare, exotic, and a must see on your radar. Because from super horned birdies from South America, to the crowned kings of the jungle, these 20 colorfully awesome birds will leave you wondering how those TV shows ever missed them. 1.) Wilson’s Bird-of-Paradise Lynxeds Oddly, the turquoise crown of the male is actually a patch of bare skin,…

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Notre Dame Football Players Arrested On Gun, Marijuana, Battery Charges

(Reuters) – Six University of Notre Dame football players were arrested in Indiana overnight, five on suspicion of marijuana possession and the sixth after an altercation at a local bar, officials and local media reported on Saturday. Devin Butler, identified as a cornerback on the nationally ranked team, was arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of battery and resisting law enforcement, both felonies, after a fight at a bar in…

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Irish women live-tweet journey to Great Britain for abortion

(CNN)An Irish woman live-tweeted her journey to the United Kingdom to have an abortion this weekend. The woman, and a friend who accompanied her, began posting early Saturday morning from the Twitter account Two Women Travel. Abortion is illegal in the Republic of Ireland, except in certain circumstances, and more than 165,000 women traveled from Ireland to Great Britain for the procedure between 1980 and 2015, according to the United…

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This Is What Kim Kardashian Looks Like Without Eyebrows

This Is What Kim Kardashian Looks Like Without Eyebrows

Pretty crazy, no? 1. Kim Kardashian went ~high fashion~ for her sister Kendall’s birthday party earlier this week and bleached out her brows. instagram.com 2. Buddy Cara Delevingne is all “SAY WHAT?” instagram.com 3. Apparently it was just for a photo shoot and not permanent, because just a day later Kimmy turned up with brows intact again. instagram.com ~phew~ 4. And anyway, Kendall did it first when she walked in…

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Abortion provider Marie Stopes suspends services – BBC News

One of England’s main abortion providers has suspended terminations under general anaesthetic, and to under 18s, following inspections by healthcare inspectors. The Care Quality Commission raised concerns about patient safety before Marie Stopes International suspended a number of services. NHS England said the move would affect around 250 women a week. However those affected would be diverted to other services. Following the CQC’s inspections of Marie Stopes’ services and its…

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These Simple, Everyday Objects Are Hiding A Deadly Past You'd Never Expect.

These Simple, Everyday Objects Are Hiding A Deadly Past You’d Never Expect.

Certain everyday objects have more meaning than others for photographer Ed James. His latest project, “Murder Weapons,” is an exploration of just that. For this series, James photographed 10 ordinary objects that were each used in horrifying murders.  As you might imagine, the point of the series is to unsettle viewers. Here’s how James describes it: “I wanted each item to be unusually lit and out of context to mirror the way that…

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Rio 2016 Olympics: Day 15 – Live!

(CNN)On the penultimate day of action at Rio 2016, Mo Farah will attempt to become only the second man in history to defend the “Double-Double” over 5,000 and 10,000 meters, while the controversial Caster Semenya will run in the women’s 800m final. Saturday’s highlights so far: Brazil wins its first soccer gold in penalty shootout (2010) Nigeria bronze (1458) Joy of six: US women win sixth basketball gold (1717) South…

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