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April 22, 2015 7:13 AM Earth Day special: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s thoughts

What does His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar think about life and earth? Life can only come out of life and only life can sustain life. Our environment is our first body, followed by the physical body and the mind, the mental sheath. We have to cater to all the three levels. The Earth changes constantly, but what humankind has done with the environment 77

April 22, 2015 6:18 AM Blob of warm Pacific water threatens ecosystem, may intensify drought

Pacific Ocean's 'Blob' concerns scientists (CNN)Marine life seen swimming in unusual places. Water temperatures warmer than they should be. No snow where there should be feet of it. But if you're a salmon fisherman in Washington or a California resident hoping to see the end of the drought, the blob could become an enemy of top concern. A University 41

April 22, 2015 5:31 AM Taliban Announce Their Spring Offensive in Afghanistan

The Taliban say they are starting their spring offensive this week, an annual campaign in their war against the Afghan government. Wednesday's statement, emailed to media, says the offensive — dubbed "Azm" or perseverance in Dari and Arabic — will begin on Friday. The Taliban say their Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan is "determined to prolong the ongoing 21

April 22, 2015 5:31 AM Taliban announce spring offensive in Afghanistan, first fighting season without NATO troops

KABUL, Afghanistan – The Taliban say they are starting their spring offensive this week, an annual campaign in their war against the Afghan government. Wednesday's statement, emailed to media, says the offensive — dubbed "Azm" or perseverance in Dari and Arabic — will begin on Friday. The Taliban say their Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan is "determined 31

April 21, 2015 10:37 PM Richard Branson's Tech Essentials

The founder of the Virgin Group and author of the new book "The Virgin Way: Everything I Know About Leadership," on his training regimen for space travel and the enduring appeal of the BlackBerry Curve I'm still clinging to my trusty BlackBerry Curve, because of the keyboard. There aren't many of us left. I use it for sending emails but also have an iPhone 70 7

April 21, 2015 10:35 PM Gulliver Prep engineering students create system to help malnutrition

After an intense year of brainstorming, researching and inventing a product to aide malnutrition around the world, seven students at Gulliver Preparatory School have won the Best Presentation Award at the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge. For the students at the Pinecrest school, their task at hand has just begun. The award for presenting their 26

April 21, 2015 5:27 PM Ridván Festival: Bahá'í Holy Day Celebrates Bahá'u'lláh And Garden Of Paradise (PHOTOS)

Bahá'í House of Worship in Apia, Samoa -- The foundation stone of the Baha'i House of Worship in Western Samoa was laid in 1979 by His Highness Malietoa Tanumafili II, King of Western Samoa, the first head of state to become a Bahá'í. Construction of the House of Worship was completed in 1984. Rising amid a lush tropical landscape, the structure resembles 20

April 21, 2015 5:26 PM 'Planetary' Will Make You Stop And Think About Your Place In The Universe

This astronaut photograph taken on Nov. 27, 2010, provides a view of tidal flats and channels near Sandy Cay, on the western side of Long Island, and along the eastern margin of the Great Bahama Bank, on the islands of Bahamas. The continuously exposed parts of the island are brown, a result of soil formation and vegetation growth. To the north of Sandy 52

April 21, 2015 4:54 PM Tea, Tao and Tourists: China's Mount Hua Is Three-Part Harmony

Imagine yourself clinging to a cliff face with nothing but uneven, worn wooden planks and chains to keep you from plummeting 7,000 feet to your untimely demise. Don't worry: You can rent a little red safety harness for $5. No one will make you wear it, though. A footwide path made of wooden planks winds around the surface of a cliff. Climbers harness 113

April 21, 2015 4:43 PM The whistleblower’s tale: how an accountant took on Halliburton

The email that ruined Tony Menendez’s life arrived on a warm and sunny February afternoon in 2006. Menendez is, by nature, precise and logical, but his first instinct was somewhat irrational. He got up to close the door to his office, as if that might somehow keep the message from speeding across cyberspace. Then he sat down at his desk to puzzle out what had just happened 32