Headlines

Mexico’s famed fireworks market explodes, again – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorMexico's famed fireworks market explodes, againChristian Science MonitorThe blast leveled the open-air San Pablito … [Read More...]

Bana Alabed, Aleppo’s tweeting girl, meets Turkey’s President Erdogan – BBC News

BBC NewsBana Alabed, Aleppo's tweeting girl, meets Turkey's President ErdoganBBC NewsBana Alabed - the seven-year-old Syrian who tweeted … [Read More...]

German manhunt seeks Tunisian asylum-seeker in deadly Christmas market attack – Washington Post

Washington PostGerman manhunt seeks Tunisian asylum-seeker in deadly Christmas market attackWashington PostBERLIN — German police mounted a … [Read More...]

Delays Hinder Aleppo Evacuations – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalDelays Hinder Aleppo EvacuationsWall Street JournalBEIRUT—Delays hampered the last evacuations of Syrian rebels and civilians … [Read More...]

Politics

The U.S. executed fewer people in 2016 than in any other year since 1991

Support for capital punishment is at its lowest point in decades.California protesters demand the end of the death … [Read More...]

BREAKING: D.C. passes one of the nation’s most generous paid leave policies

The D.C. Council voted Tuesday to tax businesses to provide parents and caretakers with guaranteed paid leave.D.C. … [Read More...]

Trump is inflaming U.S.-China relations. That’s bad news.

China’s seizure of an unmanned American drone is just the latest.CREDIT: AP Photo/ Evan VucciLast week, U.S.-China … [Read More...]

Trends

Hauntingly Blurred Portraits - Artists Shinseungback Kimyonghun has Created Movie-Themed Photos (TrendHunter.com)

Hauntingly Blurred Portraits – Artists Shinseungback Kimyonghun has Created Movie-Themed Photos (TrendHunter.com)

(TrendHunter.com) It is difficult to dehumanize humans, but the artistic group of Shinseungback Kimyonghun has created … [Read More...]

Amusingly Morbid Fly Art - 'Flychelangelo' Creates Humorous Situations Out of Dead Flies (TrendHunter.com)

Amusingly Morbid Fly Art – ‘Flychelangelo’ Creates Humorous Situations Out of Dead Flies (TrendHunter.com)

(TrendHunter.com) In one of the strangest artistic creations I've ever seen, the fly art from ‘Flychelangelo' is … [Read More...]

Snap-On Can Strainers - The Snap-On Can Strainer by Jokari Makes Straining Clean and Easy (TrendHunter.com)

Snap-On Can Strainers – The Snap-On Can Strainer by Jokari Makes Straining Clean and Easy (TrendHunter.com)

(TrendHunter.com) The Snap-On Can Strainer by Jokari makes straining the liquid out of your favorite canned foods … [Read More...]

Culture

The Approval Matrix: Week of January 11, 2016

Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies. … [Read More...]

Because the Best Pop Producers Aren’t All in Sweden

Devonté Hynes has a way of transforming the pop singers he works with. … [Read More...]

To Do: November 18– December 2, 2015

Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read. … [Read More...]

Tech/Science

The Earth’s core has a ‘jet stream’ of molten iron

You know jet streams as fast-flowing air currents in the atmosphere that can help predict … [Read More...]

Pokemon Go may be getting a special Christmas event

Pokemon Go received a minor update earlier this week, bringing several fixes and … [Read More...]

This Android TV box streams millions of movies and TV shows, and it can even skip commercials

Many people think that Android TV devices are far more complex than other options like … [Read More...]

Health

Hospital trolley numbers surge as strike threat looms – Irish Times

Irish TimesHospital trolley numbers surge as strike threat loomsIrish TimesThere are 541 … [Read More...]

Worried about norovirus this Christmas? Here’s how to avoid the spread of the winter vomiting bug – Scottish Daily Record

Scottish Daily RecordWorried about norovirus this Christmas? Here's how to avoid the … [Read More...]

Baby boomers are binge drinking more than ever – TV3.ie

TV3.ieBaby boomers are binge drinking more than everTV3.ieThe generation of baby boomers … [Read More...]

Child found down a lane while his mother ‘smoked heroin’ – Irish Independent

Irish IndependentChild found down a lane while his mother 'smoked heroin'Irish … [Read More...]