• Rio 2016 Olympics: Five faces of the Games
  • 29 Seriously Cool Snow Sculptures That Will Make You Want Another Storm
  • If Anyone Can Save Us From A Trump Presidency, It’s Women
  • U.S. Soccer Suspends Hope Solo For ‘Coward’ Remarks At Olympics
  • Hope Solo ‘saddened’ by 6-month USNWT suspension
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Rio 2016 Olympics: Five faces of the Games

(CNN)The Rio Games may be finished, but the golden feats of these athlete will live on in Olympic history forever. Two sporting titans took their final Olympic bows, but for others it was just the start of what could be a glittering journey. Read more: Michael Phelps – The man who changed swimming Read more: Gymnastics sensation turns cliff-jumper? Watch: Ledecky crushes rivals, smashes record

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29 Seriously Cool Snow Sculptures That Will Make You Want Another Storm

29 Seriously Cool Snow Sculptures That Will Make You Want Another Storm

~Blizzard wizards.~ 1. This scenic sculpture. 2. These rock ‘em, sock ‘em snow-bots. View this image › renny67 CC BY-NC-ND / Via Flickr: renny1967 3. Wait until you see it… 4. This perfectly valid excuse to skip work today. “Sorry, an ice dragon ate your car?” 5. This Pocahontas-worthy tree. instagram.com 6. This dino diorama. 7. This soon-to-be yellow snow. instagram.com 8. This architectural masterpiece. instagram.com 9. This subtle sign-holder….

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If Anyone Can Save Us From A Trump Presidency, It’s Women

Donald Trump likes to suggest that the Second Amendment is in peril. But it’s the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, that has him on the run. likely keep one of the most sexist presidential candidates in modern history out of the Oval Office.  Women have skewed Democratic for decades, but this year the numbers could be even more dramatic. Women voters are overwhelmingly supportive of Hillary Clinton; while…

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U.S. Soccer Suspends Hope Solo For ‘Coward’ Remarks At Olympics

U.S. Soccer handed goalkeeper Hope Solo a six-month ban from internationals on Wednesday after she branded opponents Sweden “a bunch of cowards” at this month’s Rio Olympics. The Swedes beat the United States 4-3 in a shootout on Aug. 12 to move into the semi-finals at the Rio Games, denying the Americans a chance to win a fourth straight Olympic title. “The comments by Hope Solo after the match against…

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Hope Solo ‘saddened’ by 6-month USNWT suspension

(CNN)Hope Solo has hit back at the United States Soccer Federation’s decision to sanction her for controversial comments made at the Rio Olympics, saying she is “saddened” but will continue to play with the “same unrelenting passion.” The USSF announced late Wednesday that it had suspended the veteran US goalkeeper for six months after she described Swedish players as “a bunch of cowards” for what she viewed as their defensive…

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Compassion offers solution to many present-day concerns: Bhagwat – Times of India

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday pitched for spread of compassion as he said practising the value offers solution to many present-day concerns like extremism of all forms, materialism and self-centredness among people. Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Compassion-offers-solution-to-many-present-day-concerns-Bhagwat/articleshow/53404046.cms Recommended ProductsList Hub Pro building a List can be difficult at times but we show you how to do with easeFunnelStak – Main Program Complete sales funnel blueprint taught by mark Thompson, CEO of…

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This Baby Has No Idea She’s The Queen Of Dress-Up While She Naps

Exhausted new parents often hear the same advice: Sleep when the baby sleeps. But for photographer and new mom Laura Izumikawa, nap time has turned into a fun creative outlet. Izumikawa takes hilarious photos of her 4-month-old daughter, Joey Marie Choi, dressed in costumes while she naps peacefully. The outfits and props are mostly references to pop culture icons like Jon Snow, Pikachu and Beyoncé, as well as movies and TV…

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Here’s One Way Italy Is Working To Integrate Migrants And Refugees

CIMINNA, Italy On any given summer day in Palermo, Sicily, hundreds of weary migrants and refugees can be seen disembarking large ships in the city’s port, having been rescued somewhere off the coast of Libya. The number of people arriving on the quiet island from the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa is staggering. But it’s not deterring certain locals from welcoming the newcomers and thinking creatively about how their presence in Italy…

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Our 9 Favorite Features Stories This Week: The Case For Reparations And An Embassy Attack

Our 9 Favorite Features Stories This Week: The Case For Reparations And An Embassy Attack

This week for BuzzReads, Gregory Johnsen tells the gripping tale of a 2008 terrorist attack on the U.S. embassy in Yemen — and how much worse it could have been. Read that and these other great stories from around BuzzFeed and the web. 1. The Benghazi That Wasn’t: How One Man Saved The American Embassy in Yemen — BuzzFeed View this image › BuzzFeed In September 2008, seven terrorists in…

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Thousands of Missing Hillary Emails Could Go Public Just In Time for Election Day

A huge portion of messages werent turned over to the State Department, but the FBI found them and may release the first batch as soon as next month.”> That number, first reported by The Washington Post, is the first specific indication that a far larger number of emails from Clintons controversial homebrew server remain unexamined by State Department officials than was previously understood. Clinton has said that she turned over…

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13 Amazing Things To See And Do On Croatia's Dalmatian Coast

13 Amazing Things To See And Do On Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast

Breathtaking views and outstanding wine: What more could you ask for? View this image › Alice Mongkongllite / BuzzFeed 1. Get lost in the small harbor town of Trogir. View this image › Maria Yagoda Trogir — which comes from the Greek “trogos,” meaning male goat — is located 17 miles west of Split, and has a strange and rich history. Influenced by Hellenistic, Roman, and Venetian rule over the…

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College Wont Train You for a Job, and Thats Just Fine

I’ve given student advice before, so some of this might not be completely new. However, it’s a new year with new students, so it might be useful to give some ideas to this year’s collegiate freshmen. Actually, here are four things for students to consider. Should I change my major? What should you study in college? Should you be a biology major, or maybe computer science? These are real questions…

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World View | A chance to narrow India-China differences

World View | A chance to narrow India-China differences

Ahead of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s visit to New Delhi, officials at the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) are taking stock of the precarious state of India-China relations. The assessment h Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/columns/world-view-a-chance-to-narrow-indiachina-differences/article8975102.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication Recommended ProductsWeChat Marketing Video Guide 2.0 PLR Lite Skype Marketing Secrets 2.0 PLR consists of a step-by-step guide on building your business on the internet.Email Spike – LeadGrab (personal) Embed Videos and Countdown Timers directly…

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Bank Run by 41-Year-Old Signs $100 Million Stadium-Name Deal

Banc of California, whose 41-year-old leader has almost doubled its stock price and assets since the start of 2015, agreed to pay $100 million over 15 years to slap its name on Los Angeless new soccer stadium, according to a person with knowledge of the agreement. At $6.7 million per year, the sponsorship is one of Major League Soccers biggest naming-rights deals, topping some similar arrangements in much bigger leagues…

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34 photos show how people watched the Olympics around the world

For many people in Rio the only way they could watch the Olympic Games was on the television. Image: Getty Images As the 2016 Rio Olympics comes to a close, it is a good time to remember the beauty of a truly global offline event: the joy of watching the television with family, friends, random strangers or coming together with your countrymen to cheer on your team. While Olympians competed…

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The Locals Warned Him Not To Go That Way. He Didn't Listen... And Quickly Discovered Why.

The Locals Warned Him Not To Go That Way. He Didn’t Listen… And Quickly Discovered Why.

This man set out to hike along a rural section of the Great Wall of China. One thing he didn’t plan on doing was failing. Even though locals warned him against the treacherous journey, he set off along the section of the wall by himself and with very little rations. Only four (harrowing) days later, he had to give up… and you’ll see why. As irresponsible and stubborn as this…

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Tesla’s Model X family SUV has arrived in Australia

The Model X has finally arrived Down Under. Image: tesla Tesla’s attempt at the family SUV has finally arrived Down Under. On Wednesday, the electric car company officially launched the Model X in Australia. In case you didn’t know which demographic it’s hoping to target, Tesla has pitched the car as more family-friendly than its Model S model, talking up its ability to seat seven adults, complete with up to…

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Brazil Beats Expectations at Rio Olympics

Before it started, coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games left the world expecting the worst. While it is unclear if hosting the games will help Rio long-termBrazil came through.”> In the end, the biggest crime story at the Olympics was a mugging that never happened. Yes, a diving pool turned green for a few days, and the traffic was pretty impressive for anyone who doesnt live in, say, Bangkok,…

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Watch Brazil Go For Their First Ever Soccer Gold in the 2016 Rio Olympics

“> Currently ranked ninth by FIFA, the Brazilian national team has won every other major international soccer competition, plus a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics and the bronze at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. Back in 2014, after Neymar broke his back in the quarterfinals, Brazil was forced to confront FIFAs world No. 1, Germany, in the semifinals. The Brazilian men lost in an embarrassing 7-1 gameregarded as…

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I-Day celebrations video: Pak fighter jet shown flying with tricolour – Times of India

A video shot for Independence Day celebrations left many in the government red faced as it featured a Pakistan fighter jet flying with the tricolour. Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/I-Day-celebrations-video-Pak-fighter-jet-shown-flying-with-tricolour/articleshow/53681772.cms Recommended ProductsRapid Video Funnels – Booster Pack – Lite 7 (NOT 15) Additional video funnel templates + training! (Additional Booster Pack BONUSES not included)VidEngage PRO RESELLER UNLIMITED Customers [Wordpress] WP Traffic Bot Quality software product from Amazing Marketing Center and AX Gold…

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Facebook, Twitter crown Michael Phelps as most talked about athlete of Rio Olympics

Gold medalist Michael Phelps of the United States waves to the crowd during the medal ceremony for the Men’s 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Image: CLIVE ROSE/Getty Images While athletes went for the gold, Facebook achieved a new record of views and clicks for its own coverage of the Rio Olympics 2016. Facebook saw more than 1.5 billion interactions likes,…

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Will compulsory disclosure of assets tackle corruption?

Will compulsory disclosure of assets tackle corruption?

The Lokpal amendment, in doing away with the mandatory disclosure of assets by July 31, may have brought some respite for public servants, as there is no imminent threat of a deadline. But it leaves Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/will-compulsory-disclosure-of-assets-tackle-corruption/article8912517.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication Recommended ProductsSEO Print SEO print pulls out all your website SEO information.Audience Explosion 2.0 – Canva Training + Templates Audience Explosion 2.0 Instagram Marketing for Marketers: AUDIENCE EXPLOSION 2.0 — Special Grand…

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Michael Phelps’ Was In No Mood For Chirpy Media After A Long Flight

Part of being the world’s greatest swimmer with 23 Olympic gold medals  involves dealing with the media, even when you don’t want to. On his return from the Rio Games several days ago, Phelps was approached at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport by 3TV reporter Marc Liverman for “Good Morning Arizona.” But Phelps, who had fiancee Nicole Johnson and young son Boomer in tow, wasn’t interested in conducting an interview…

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Sometimes The Simplest Photos Are The Most Eye-Opening. These Ones Say So Much.

Sometimes The Simplest Photos Are The Most Eye-Opening. These Ones Say So Much.

Families in countries all over the world have different traditions, beliefs and past-times. However, each family, no matter where they are in the world, needs to eat. That’s why a photographer for Hungry Planet (shared on Reddit) traveled around the world to take pictures of what families would eat each week (and spend) in different countries. The differences between some of these countries is stunning. Who knew loaves of bread,…

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Photos: Boy caught before detonating explosive belt in Iraq | Fox News

The boy was apprehended on Sunday night, less than an hour after the mosque attack, Kirkuk police department spokesman Col. Avrasiya Kamil Wais told The Associated Press. In the mosque attack, only the bomber died and two people were wounded. “The boy claimed during interrogation that he had been kidnapped by masked men who put the explosives on him and sent him to the area,” Kirkuk intelligence official Brig. Chato…

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