Calendar, August 18-19 Today ART Open Studio Life drawing with live model for practicing artists, bring own materials, from 6 to 9 p. 08/23/2014 - 3:48 am | View Link
Jordan: From Dead Sea to Red Sea On a journey through Jordan, Nigel Tisdall experiences mud-filled spa treatments and superlative snorkelling 08/20/2014 - 7:34 am | View Link
Jordan: From Dead Sea to the Red Sea On a journey from the Dead Sea to the Red Sea in Jordan, Nigel Tisdall experiences mud-filled spa treatments, superlative snorkelling, and luxury hotels 08/20/2014 - 7:23 am | View Link
Sopron, Hungary: the picnic that changed the world Twenty-five years ago today, a diplomatic picnic helped bring down communism in Eastern Europe. Adrian Bridge explains 08/19/2014 - 4:53 am | View Link
US approves expansion of Great Lakes sanctuary DETROIT (AP) — The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in northern Michigan has received federal approval to expand its size nearly tenfold and boost the preservation of scores of sunken vessels in an area of Lake Huron once known as "Shipwreck Alley." 09/5/2014 - 3:05 am | View Link
US approves expansion of Great Lakes sanctuary DETROIT (AP) -- Michigan's Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary has received federal approval to expand by nearly tenfold and boost preservation of scores of sunken vessels in an area of Lake Huron once known as "Shipwreck Alley." The only national ... 09/5/2014 - 2:14 am | View Link
Sandy Hook School Shooting Victim’s Animal Sanctuary Dreams Come True A little girl who loved animals and was killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre is being honored with an ... to do this for their child’s life,” Jenny Hubbard said to The Salt Lake Tribune. For more information, check out the Facebook page for the ... 07/10/2014 - 9:18 am | View Link
A lion, a tiger and a bear But at the Myrtle Beach Safari and Wildlife Preserve, one unlikely animal trio is warming visitors hearts with their friendship and unusual workout. Nahma the white tiger, Bam Bam the lion and Maximus the grizzly bear were raised together at the South ... 06/9/2014 - 6:00 pm | View Link
Island's sanctuary casts its rare spell Seaweeds of a myriad hues drape rocks on the bleached white beaches, big blocks of hewn granite stand tall amid curly ferns, a bird observation hut sits alongside the still pool of a freshwater lake ... special yoga and spa breaks here too. 10/18/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Saint Francis Animal Sanctuary Inc. Saint Francis Animal Sanctuary is dedicated to all the animals abused, starving and neglected. May God touch lightly the soul of an animal we ... 09/14/2014 - 9:54 pm | View Website
Lake Merritt Lake Merritt is a large tidal lagoon in the center of Oakland, California, just east of Downtown. It is surrounded by parkland and city neighborhoods. 09/14/2014 - 8:35 pm | View Website
World Bird Sanctuary 14 Reviews of World Bird Sanctuary "The bird sanctuary is a must see for people of any age. There are eagle, hawks, owls, condors, turkeys, chickens, homing pigeons ... 09/14/2014 - 7:09 pm | View Website
Denver Events and Entertainment Calendar | Westword Denver events and entertainment calendar with info on festivals, shows, and nightlife in Denver from Westword 09/14/2014 - 5:15 pm | View Website
Sanctuary at Redfish Rentals from Newman-Dailey At the very height of luxury sits South Walton vacation rental 3120, part of the paradisiacal Sanctuary at Redfish in Blue Mountain Beach. Sighs of contentment, ooghs ... 09/14/2014 - 3:42 pm | View Website
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U. S. military struck an Islamic State target southwest of Baghdad,U. S. Central Command said on Monday,in an expansion of the Obama administration's campaign against the militant group that has seized large swaths of Iraq and neighboring Syria. "The air strike southwest of Baghdad was the first strike taken as part of our expanded efforts beyond protecting our own people and humanitarian missions to hit (Islamic State) targets as Iraqi forces go on offense," Central Command said in a statement.
As they say, sex has consequences, even for male beetles. In their quest to eradicate an invasive beetle, scientists have created "femme fatale" decoys that lure the males in and zap 'em dead—just as the unsuspecting males think they might be getting it on. Read more
Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down for an interview with Charlie Rose last week, the second half of which airs Monday night on PBS. In the interview, Rose pressed Cook on Apple's privacy policies, which recently came under scrutiny during the iCloud hacking scandal. Cook deflected off of Apple and reminded viewers that their data is in the hands of other companies like Google and Facebook, whose business models depend on your personal information.
Like many tech startup founders, Product Hunt’s Ryan Hoover often talks about his company as though it sort of materialized from nowhere — a bit of Silicon Valley magic and all of a sudden a fluke idea becomes a multimillion-dollar company.
By the time Hoover had brought his friend on board to help build Product Hunt into a website, it already had scores of users subscribed to the e-mail list.
Among them were the influential eyeballs of venture capitalists — many of whom later invested — hunting for investment opportunities and entrepreneurs searching for inspiration.
Product Hunt, in the broadest sense, is a company that hopes to exploit the sort of obsessive consumer enthusiasm bred by lives lived online.
Product Hunt limits those who can post as a sort of filtration system to ensure that the quality of content on the site remains high.
Some have even pegged it as a competitor to tech news sites like TechCrunch, which is often the place new companies go to pitch their products.
The reason I knew it’d be big,” tweeted Alexis Ohanian, Reddit founder and Product Hunt investor, “was because it’s the atomic value of a tech launch story.
 critics have also wondered whether Product Hunt might risk winding up like Quorra, Path or Google Plus — services that have won over the tech world but failed to translate Silicon Valley adoration into wider success.
No narration, no breakaway interviews, just a world-class chef developing and perfecting a brand new avant-garde menu in his private food laboratory. El Bulli: Cooking in Progress is more Paul Ehrlich than Paul Beard, but you'll still find yourself drooling. Read more