China landslide: Desperate search for survivors continues

June 25, 2017

(CNN)Thousands of rescuers are searching through rubble to find 109 people missing after a landslide devastated their village in Sichuan province, southwestern China. The missing range from an 80-year-old man to a girl aged just two and a half, according to a list released by Aba Prefecture’s government, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. …

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Jews, Christians and Muslims make holy ground in America’s heartland

June 20, 2017

Omaha, Nebraska (CNN)When most people think of Omaha, they imagine sizzling steaks, billionaire Warren Buffet or even former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning calling out before the snap. (Remember “Omaha-Omaha”?). A rabbi, a reverend and an imam (no, it’s not a setup joke) are partners in a decadelong quest to bring together the three Abrahamic faiths — Judaism, Christianity and Islam — to share and worship on the same property. …

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Hospital designs that are changing the way you’re cared for

June 19, 2017

… sterile metal ones, which can aggravate the neuropathic hands of patients undergoing chemotherapy. Carefully placed eaves protect photosensitive patients from UV rays, while allowing in enough natural light to enliven the space. The neutral color palette offsets post-treatment pallor. De Rijke says: “It’s not like you sit in this chair and receive radiotherapy or chemotherapy, and the chair has to be this big and in this position relative to the window. That’s the land of …

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Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 19, 2017

… revenue and stores in 16 states plus D.C. provides her a much bigger platform to influence their lives than anyone in her family had two generations ago. Its also why shes decided to take on the president of the United States to stop him from rolling back decades of public land protections. We have to fight like hell to keep every inch of public land, Marcario, 52, told HuffPost last month. I dont have a lot of faith in politics and politicians right now. Ventura, California-based …

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Here’s What We Know About The U.S. Open Airship Crash

June 16, 2017

The pilot, who was still inside the airship when it crashed, suffered serious burns. He was taken to a Milwaukee hospitalin serious condition, but his injuries were not considered life-threatening. Heres what we know. The pilot had previously been involved in two forced landings. Thompson was trying to land because the winds were too strong. Patrick Walsh, president of AirSign, believes the crash was caused by a failure of the airships skin, which likely caused the blimp to …

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19 Epic, Endangered Places You Should Visit Before It’s Too Late

June 16, 2017

… resources; human resources; identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community; illegal activities; land conversion; management systems/management plan; mining 10 Rainforests of the Atsinanana, Madagascar A post shared by ACE COOLTURE (@acecoolture) on May 18, 2017 at 1:18pm PDT Madagascar split from other land masses more than 60 million years ago, leaving rare plant and animal species to evolve here alone. These rainforests make up the eastern part …

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Executions in Pakistan: Is ISIS targeting China?

June 15, 2017

… “oppressor” of Muslims. That this was not mere rhetoric was demonstrated by the group’s subsequent execution of a Chinese citizen, Fan Jinghui, in Iraq on 20 November 2015. Finally, in February this year ISIS also released a slickly produced propaganda video detailing for the first time “scenes from the life of immigrants from East Turkistan [Xinjiang] in the land of the Caliphate” in which a Uyghur militant promised to “shed blood like rivers” to …

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Donald Trump May Find Time To Live-Tweet James Comey’s Testimony

June 7, 2017

… Tuesday said the tweets are considered official statements by the president of the United States. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Monday criticized the media forthis obsession with covering everything he says on Twitter and very little what he does as president. Sometimes, his tweets land him in legal and political trouble. His rants this week promoting his executive order banning travel and immigration from six majority-Muslim countriescould hurt him in the ongoing legal …

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People Are Not Happy About This Body-Shaming Snow White Movie

June 1, 2017

… product of South Koreas Locus Creative Studios. The companys website describes it as a family-friendly film and outlines the plot:After seven handsome princes are magically transformed into seven ugly dwarfs, they set out on a quest to break the curse by getting a kiss from the most beautiful princess in all the land. According to IMDB, the movie is a parody with a twist. The Lotus website suggests the movie has a slightly more empowering message apparently the princess character is on a …

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