• Act One of ‘Zika Hits the USA’ has begun
  • This May Look Like A Normal Train Station, But When You Zoom Out…Mind=Blown.
  • What this week showed me about women
  • Clinton bus tour looks for inroads with Republicans, disaffected Democrats
  • No-trust move filed against Nepal PM
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Act One of ‘Zika Hits the USA’ has begun

(CNN)Zika is here, in the USA. Fasten your seat belts because we’re in for a bumpy ride. Local mosquitoes in the Miami area are carrying the Zika virus, and have infected at least four Floridians. In announcing this alarming news during a press conference Friday morning, Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican, added a sharp warning: “This is not just a Florida issue. It’s a national issue — we just happen…

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This May Look Like A Normal Train Station, But When You Zoom Out...Mind=Blown.

This May Look Like A Normal Train Station, But When You Zoom Out…Mind=Blown.

The Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg is the largest model railway in the world. Built buy ‘Wunder’ twins, Gerrit and Frederik Braun, this goliath of an exhibit is over 68,889 sq ft of floor space and 39,370 ft of train track. The size is impressive, sure, but really makes this model special is the extreme level of detail and care the brothers put into each exhibit. For example, notice the smoke emitting from the building that the tiny, brave firemen…

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What this week showed me about women

(CNN)“More than a few times, I’ve had to pick myself up and get back in the game.” It was a single line from Hillary Clinton’s speech to the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night. But it was one of the most authentic and relatable parts of that speech. That line, and the reality of how hard women have to fight just to be who and what they want to be,…

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Clinton bus tour looks for inroads with Republicans, disaffected Democrats

Hatfield, Pennsylvania (CNN)Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine are on a three-day, 600-mile bus tour through right-leaning Rust Belt counties, with at least a partial goal of winning over some Republicans who are put off by Donald Trump. The trip through Pennsylvania and Ohio, which started Friday, looks to take advantage of a problem within the Republican Party: That around 20% of Republicans have an unfavorable view of their newly-minted nominee.

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No-trust move filed against Nepal PM

No-trust move filed against Nepal PM

A political party that just left Nepal’s coalition government partnered with the main opposition party and filed a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli on Wednesday. But he w Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/notrust-move-filed-against-nepal-pm/article8844793.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication Recommended ProductsSnapchat Marketing Excellence – Complete Sales Funnel With PLR Brand New, High Converting Biz in a Box You Can Sell As Your Own And Keep 100% Of The Cash In Your Pockets For Years To…

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The Breakout Star Of #Empire Was In #TheMightyDucks

The Breakout Star Of #Empire Was In #TheMightyDucks

Quack, quack, quack, Jamal. 1. Jussie Smollett, who plays Jamal Lyon on Empire, is the breakout star of the hit Fox series. View this image › Chuck Hodes / Fox Even though we all know Taraji P. Henson, who plays Cookie Lyon, is the star. 2. But what many might not know about the newly beloved actor is that he starred in The Mighty Ducks in 1992. View this image…

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Joe Biden ups ante by calling Vladimir Putin a ‘dictator’

Washington (CNN)Vice President Joe Biden ratcheted up US rhetoric on Moscow Wednesday night, for the first time calling Russian President Vladimir Putin a ‘dictator.’ The undiplomatic description comes as American authorities finger his government for a hacking incident allegedly seeking to influence the US presidential elections in yet another intensification of tensions between the historic adversaries.

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Russian officials blame thawed reindeer carcass in anthrax outbreak

(CNN)Thirteen people have been hospitalized amid an outbreak of anthrax in western Siberia, the governor’s office of the Yamalo-Nenets autonomous region reported Thursday. Experts with the Russian Ministry of Agriculture believe the cause of infection is the thawing of the frozen carcass of a reindeer that died 75 years ago. Anthrax is a potentially deadly bacterial disease caused by Bacillus anthracis, according to the World Health Organization. See the latest…

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Floods, landslips claim 39 lives in Nepal; thousands displaced

Floods, landslips claim 39 lives in Nepal; thousands displaced

Many of the deceased were earthquake victims who were living in a quake-damaged house after repair, police said. Tens of thousands of Nepalese are still living in tents following the last year’s deva Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/floods-landslips-claim-39-lives-in-nepal-thousands-displaced/article8906843.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication Recommended ProductsAnniversary PLR Firesale – Done For You Set-up Brand New, High Converting Biz in a Box You Can Sell As Your Own And Keep 100% Of The Cash In Your Pockets For Years…

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Brandi Lee Weaver-Gates gets prison for faking cancer

(CNN)When a former Miss Pennsylvania U.S. International told her friends and family she had leukemia in March 2013, they did everything they could to help. They hosted fundraisers in her honor, drove her to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore for treatment, and even had her carried across the finish line of a race. But friends and family of Brandi Lee Weaver-Gates, 24, started to get suspicious when she insisted on…

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NBA decision about far more than a game

(CNN)As a husband, father and artist living and working in the state of North Carolina, I am caught in a storm between my city and my state. The controversial HB2 bill, which requires the citizens of our state to use the bathroom that aligns with the sexual identity they received at birth, last week prompted the NBA to announce it was canceling its plans to host the 2017 All-Star game…

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What This Guy Came Home To Would Be An Absolute Nightmare. And 'Who' Did It Is Even Worse.

What This Guy Came Home To Would Be An Absolute Nightmare. And ‘Who’ Did It Is Even Worse.

Leaving your home to go on a vacation or business trip can be stressful. You may worry about leaving the lights on, locking the door or setting the alarm. Lots of people avoid going on trips just because of the stresses that are waiting at home. Thankfully, most people will never have to experience what happened to this guy. He left his home to go on a very short trip….

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This May Be The Youngest Ever Same-Sex Kiss On US TV

This May Be The Youngest Ever Same-Sex Kiss On US TV

We live in a wonderful world. Also, spoilers. ABC Family show The Fosters has screened a kiss between two 13-year-old boys, delighting fans of the groundbreaking show that follows a family of five biological, adopted and foster children parented by lesbian mothers. View this image › The Foster family. The Fosters / ABC Family / Via spoilersguide.com The kiss is believed to feature the youngest participants in a same-sex kiss…

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‘Sharknado’ rides marketing wave back to Syfy in latest sequel

Los Angeles (CNN)Syfy caught lightning in a bottle with the first “Sharknado” in 2013. Now the latest installment “Sharknado: The 4th Awakens” proves that the network still has ample incentives to milk as much as it can out of the franchise, even as the returns on it diminish — and also shows just how hard it will be to kill this social-media-powered monster. “The 4th Awakens” is, like its predecessors…

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Deskbound? One hour of physical activity can improve your health

(CNN)It’s well-known that sitting down all day, be it at your desk, on the couch or in a car, is bad for your health. People know they should be getting up regularly, stretching their legs and simply moving their bodies more, but how many actually do it? Not enough. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. He added that “there’s no other…

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Kabali: Rajinikanth, a supershow bigger than any movie

Kabali: Rajinikanth, a supershow bigger than any movie

With queues snaking along congested roads, firecrackers lighting up theatre entrances and impromptu dances by the silver screen, Rajinikant’s latest film Ticket price was clearly not an issue. On ave Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/kabali-rajinikanth-a-supershow-bigger-than-any-movie/article8887722.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication Recommended ProductsInsta eCom Formula Insta eCom FormulaTraffic – Funnel – Conversion Master Collection Special limited-time package only for buyers of Go BonanzaSocialVideoMagic – PRO White Label Rights Drive traffic, generate leads and MAKE MONEY from viral Facebook…

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Geriatric ERs reduce stress, risks for older patients

New YorkThe Mt. Sinai Hospital emergency room looks and sounds like hundreds of others across the country: Doctors rush through packed hallways; machines beep incessantly; paramedics wheel stretchers in as patients moan in pain. “It’s like a war zone,” said physician assistant Emmy Cassagnol. “When it gets packed, it’s overwhelming. Our sickest patients are often our geriatric patients, and they get lost in the shuffle.” See the latest news and…

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Dolly the sheep’s cloned sisters enjoy good health despite their old age

(CNN)Though growing old, Dolly’s sheep siblings are no worse for wear. Debbie, Denise, Dianna and Daisy, clones all derived from the same cell line as the first cloned mammal, show no signs of long-term health issues, according to research published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications. The clones are, in fact, in vigorous good condition despite the fact that they range in age from 7 to 9, or about 60…

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Progressive Congressman Warns Against Bernie Or Bust Mentality Amid Trump Flirtation With KKK

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), one of the most vocal progressives in the House and an early Sanders endorser, said he’s backing Clinton as the party’s standard-bearer because of the Ku Klux Klan’s support of the GOP nominee. Duke, former leader of the KKK, announced he is running for the open Senate seat being left vacant by Sen. David Vitter (R) in Louisiana. After initially dodging questions about Duke and other white…

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I Have No Idea How This Isn't Photoshop. This Brilliant Work Is Nearly Impossible To Believe.

I Have No Idea How This Isn’t Photoshop. This Brilliant Work Is Nearly Impossible To Believe.

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin has an incredible talent in making his art really come to life. His hyper-realistic drawings are all done in such a way as to give off an optical illusion when arranged and photographed in the correct way. Making it appear as if the art itself is floating on or standing out of the paper. Take a look at some of his 3D creations below: The whole…

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Turkey detainees tortured, raped after failed coup, rights group says

Istanbul (CNN)Captured military officers raped by police, hundreds of soldiers beaten, some detainees denied food and water and access to lawyers for days. These are the grim conditions that many of the thousands who were arrested in Turkey face in the aftermath of a recent failed coup, witnesses tell Amnesty International. Detainees awaiting trial have been beaten and tortured in official and unofficial holding centers in Istanbul and Ankara since…

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NFL Says Patriots Used 11 Underinflated Footballs In AFC Championship Game

NFL Says Patriots Used 11 Underinflated Footballs In AFC Championship Game

An investigation has found the New England Patriots used 11 underinflated footballs in their AFC Championship victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. View this image › Indianapolis Colts inside linebacker D’Qwell Jackson (52) and New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. AP Photo / Matt Slocum The NFL reportedly determined that 11 out of 12 footballs used by the Patriots in Sunday’s AFC Championship game were underinflated. The letter,…

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