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history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since 1799 - Palestine Remix

Our timeline spans more than two centuries to explain the dramatic chain of events that led to the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine. Further explore pivotal years in depth through our films.<p>SELECT A SPECIFIC ERA:<p>1799 – 1946<p>The British Mandate for Palestine, from 1917 to 1948, laid the …

Israel

8 foods a Harvard nutritionist tries to eat almost every day

Want to eat like a nutrition expert? Some food choices pack an especially big nutritional punch.<p>Think of your kitchen as one big tasty medicine cabinet.<p>The right foods in the right amounts can protect your heart, keep your blood sugar stable, help you lose weight and allow you to live longer.<p>Diet …

Nutrition

This Timeline Shows The Entire History of The Universe, And Where It's Headed

This is how we'll die.<p>If you're the type of person who sometimes wakes up at 3am and lies in bed trying to wrap your tiny mind around the achingly …

Universe

13 Foods That Could Be Affecting Your Sleep

<i>This article originally appeared on Cooking Light.</i><p>It’s a strange phenomenon that you can pour yourself a glass of red wine at dinner and somehow find …

World Bank recommends that countries eliminate minimum wage, dismantle wrongful dismissal rules and contractual protections for workers

A draft of the World Bank's annual flagship World Development Report says that its creditor-states (the poorest countries in the world) should …

World Bank

The Pentagon Is Planning a Three-Front ‘Long War’ Against China and Russia

(Photo: Royal Navy Media Archive / Flickr)Think of it as the most momentous military planning on Earth right now.Who’s even paying attention, given …

Geopolitics

12 Ways to Master Your Calendar and Manage Your Time for Maximum Results

Getting more done is all about assigning sufficient time to work without distraction on what is most important.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Charles Darwin once said, “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” Some people, and …

Time Management

The $90 Light That Kills Bacteria in Your Kitchen Forever

Cleaning is still an excellent way to rid your kitchen of bacteria, but this LED light takes germ-killing to the next level.<p>There are only so many …

7 tips to keep your brain as sharp as your body

When it comes to our hearts, even the non-medical types among us pretty much know what we need to be doing. In a nutshell: exercising and eating right.<p>But when it comes to our brains, guidelines tend to be foggier. Besides, we figure, since we’re probably as smart as we’ll ever be, what can we …

Why is the world at war?

Syria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ukraine – the globe is scarred by violence<p>We live in a world of trouble. Conflicts today may be much less lethal than those that scarred the last century, but this brings little comfort. We remain deeply anxious. We can blame terrorism …

Middle East

Walmart’s problem isn’t Amazon — it’s a lack of interest in who its customers are

This week investors held a collective freakout over the fact that Walmart’s online sales grew at just 23 percent over the fourth quarter of 2017, down from 50 percent the previous quarter. They tanked Walmart’s stock by 10 percent, its biggest one-day decline in several decades.<p>While I also happen …

The first 5 things to get for your home after you buy an Amazon Echo

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>For many people, …

Smart Homes

The 30 Best Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 11th</b><p>The Netflix name has meant many things during the company’s relatively short existence: a source for DVDs by mail, a pioneer of online streaming, a network responsible for some of the best shows not on TV, as the first half of the phrase that ends “and chill.” However, when it …

Entertainment

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

How the heroin trade explains the US-UK failure in Afghanistan

After 16 years and $1tn spent, there is no end to the fighting – but western intervention has resulted in Afghanistan becoming the world’s first true narco-state. By Alfred W McCoy<p>After fighting the longest war in its history, the US stands at the brink of defeat in Afghanistan. How could this be …

Afghanistan

Oprah Winfrey’s 5 Rules to a Better Life

When Oprah Winfrey speaks, the world listens. And with health and wellness top of mind, who better than the woman who has always been transparent about her journey to a healthier lifestyle—struggles, triumphs, et al.—to inspire change. Overcoming a decades-long struggle to control her weight …

Oprah Winfrey

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

What to buy every month of the year in 2018

In 2018, you may resolve to save more , spend less or budget better . Whatever your money goal, the one common key to your success is shopping smart. …

Shopping

Let the debate begin: 50 best movies of all time

It's holiday time, you may be stuffed after a great meal, tired of anything related to shopping and you are ready for some after-dinner discussion with the family that doesn't involve politics.<p>How about a friendly debate on the greatest movie of all time?<p>It's likely a debate that will rage on with …

Box Office

How to get rid of love handles

But while shifting your lifestyle and altering your fitness regimen are essential for overhauling your physique, nothing is more vital to eliminating …

10 places around the world where US influence has plummeted

After the fall of the Soviet Union, the US became the sole superpower on the world stage, and was able to take advantage of the vast global influence it had amassed since the late 19th century.<p>But in recent years, this power has been fading.<p>From the South China Sea to the Middle East to Latin …

Where Are the World's Largest Oil Reserves?

Oil Reserves, Their Categories, and the World's Largest<p>Updated December 04, 2017<p>Oil reserves are an estimate of how much oil can ultimately be …

From an unexplored desert to a $2 trillion IPO: The 84-year history of Saudi Aramco in pictures

LONDON — When Saudi Aramco lists on the stock market in 2018, it will almost certainly be the biggest initial public offering in history, likely valuing the Saudi state oil company at as much as $2 trillion — more than twice the market capitalisation of Apple.<p>So important is Saudi Aramco's listing …

Oil

The 17 countries with the highest levels of public debt

LONDON — The World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Survey examines the financial health and risks of countries around the world.<p>While Britain's public debt is the cause of constant debate and concern for policy-makers and politicians, the ranking shows that Britain is not even among the top …

People think different kinds of alcohol makes them different kinds of drunk — science explains why

Reports of a study linking different kinds of alcoholic drinks with different mood states were making the rounds recently. The research used 30,000 survey responses from the Global Drug Survey and found that people attached different emotions to different alcoholic drinks.<p>For instance, more …

Alcohol

Lebanese PM Saad Hariri’s suspended resignation is only cosmetic

The Lebanese know they don’t have the military and political power to fight foreign influence. It is unlikely Hariri is a free man even after his return<p>The Sursock Gallery in Beirut features a video installation by Syrian artist Hrair Sarkissian, in which he is seen destroying his childhood home in …

Middle East

10 Math Tricks That Will Blow Your Mind

Are you ready to give your mathematics skills a boost? These simple math tricks can help you perform calculations more quickly and easily. They also …

Mathematics

Saudi Arabia Wants to Fight Iran to the Last American

<i>Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud walks with his son and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman</i><p>Both Tel Aviv and Riyadh viewed Washington’s …

South Asia

This Brilliant Strategy Used by Warren Buffett Will Help You Prioritize Your Time | Inc.com

With more than $70 billion to his name and majority ownership of 70+ companies through his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett has proved he knows a thing or two about prioritizing important work.<p>But this level of focus doesn't come naturally. For most of us, we fall into choice …

Time Management