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What were the top 10 BDS victories of 2016?

Nora Barrows-Friedman 30 December 2016The year will be “remembered as the year of Israel’s spectacular failure” as BDS continued to grow.

Israel

A History of Philosophy in 81 Video Lectures: From Ancient Greece to Modern Times

Above, you can watch 81 video lectures tracing the history of philosophy, moving from Ancient Greece to modern times. Arthur Holmes presented this …

Ancient Greece

Build Your Own Arcade Stick Encased In IKEA Parts

Arcade sticks are the best way to play a lot of different games, and making your own is a lot easier than you’d think. The problem generally is …

IKEA

I Was Wrong About The Division's 'Survival' DLC

A little over a week ago, I wrote a rather long review of my thoughts on <i>The Division</i>’s <i>Survival</i> DLC, an offering meant to level the playing field for new and veteran players alike, and something that creates an entirely new game mode for players, rather than simply adding more missions to the mix …

The 50 podcasts you need to hear

Harriet Gibsone, Stuart Heritage, Gwilym Mumford, Louis Pattison, Jack Seale, Bella Todd & Hannah Verdier

Put the blame where it belongs: Bush, Reagan, Kissinger and the real history of the rise of ISIS

<b>(AP/Scott Stewart/J. Scott Applewhite)</b><p>Conservative intellectuals are now trying to blame Marxism for ISIS. Time for a history lesson<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>April 3, 2016 9:30pm (UTC)<p>If you think it's a bit crazy when elite conservatives try to blame Obama for the rise of Donald Trump, you ain't seen nothin' …

Political Science

How Much We Spent for 75 Days of Travel in Europe With Our Kids

Do you dream of traveling with your kids to Europe during their summer vacations, but never take any action to make it a reality? You might think traveling to Europe during the summer would be too expensive, especially since summer is the peak season for travel in the region. But traveling with …

Personal Finance

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Commuting

6 Biceps Exercises You Should Be Doing

Complete Biceps Training for Maximal Growth<p>The Big Mistake<p>When it comes to training the biceps, simply doing more sets and reps won't cut it. The …

How Centre Block rose, a century ago, from Parliament's ashes

Though a fire destroyed Centre Block 100 years ago, its replacement—designed by an enigmatic architect—gave us the Peace Tower and its mysterious …

Our definitive ranking of every Coen brothers film

By Ann Hornaday<p>, Movie critic<p>With the release of “Hail, Caesar!,” Joel and Ethan Coen’s 17th feature film, it’s fitting to assess their oeuvre in the form of a best-to-worst list. Herewith, the Coen canon ranked in handy descending order, the better for inevitable quibbles, arguments and fisticuffs …

Coen Brothers

101 Fun and Interesting Questions To Perk Up Boring Gatherings

A few years ago, our family had a holiday season jam-packed with car travel and a series of festive dinners at nice restaurants. As the mom of four teenagers at that time, I saw the writing on the wall: our idyllic holiday break could easily devolve into everyone staring at their own electronic …

Kids

A Provocative Cartoon on Violence in the Holy Land

<i>Editor's note: This video contains depictions of violence that may be disturbing or distressing to some viewers.</i><p>The land between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea has changed hands countless times since the biblical era. In this short film, ​<i>This Land is Mine</i>, the animator Nina Paley uses …

Jordan River

The top 20 tracks of 2015

20. KEITH APE – “IT G MA”<p>If one song could sum up this year’s Korean rap invasion, it would be “It G Ma” – the viral supernova headed up by gold-grilled trap king Keith Ape and backed up by other, equally eclectic members of The Cohort crew he belongs to, including mastermind JayAllDay and Seoul’s …

Rap & Hip-Hop

6 things you may have missed in the 'Captain America: Civil War' trailer

How closely have you looked at the first trailer for <i>Captain America: Civil War</i>? Have you seen anything particularly interesting, anything that sets …

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The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

5 secrets from one man’s 30-pound weight loss success

A year ago, Jonathan Montgomery, a 37-year-old firefighter with the Hillsborough County Florida Fire Rescue, was overworked, overweight, and sluggish. “I was strong, but slow and fat,” he said.<p>Fast-forward to today, and Montgomery is a physical specimen. See the photo above as evidence. He lost 30 …

What are the seven wonders of the world?

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World<p>The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were a collection of remarkable constructions listed by various Greek authors, including Antipater of Sidon and Philo of Byzantium. The classic list featured seven wonders located in the Eastern Mediterranean.<p>1. Great Pyramid …

Most common misconceptions about Islam

1. Muslims worship a God that is different from the one worshipped by Christians and Jews.<p>This might be due to the fact that Muslims often refer to …

Friedrich Nietzsche Bio and Philosophical Style | The Art of Manliness

<i>“What does not kill me makes me stronger.”</i><p><i>“Eternal recurrence.”</i><p><i>“</i><i>Übermensch.”</i><p><i>“God is dead.”</i><p>Even if you don’t know much about philosophy, you’ve likely …

The end of capitalism has begun

Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era. At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take a long while to disappear, but it’s time to be utopian<p>The red flags and marching songs of Syriza during …

20th Century

How the New James Bond Movie Spectre Begins

Hint: It involves 1500 extras.<p>As we slowly approach the November 6 premiere of <i>Spectre</i>, the latest installment in the James Bond film franchise, we are collecting small clues about 007’s upcoming exploits. For instance, <b>Daniel Craig’s</b> Bond will speed through the streets of Rome in an epic car chase …

The Definitive Oral History of How Clueless Became an Iconic 90s Classic

On the 20th anniversary of the film, this excerpt from Jen Chaney’s new book features discussions with the film’s breakout stars and Hollywood veterans on the movie that became a fashion template and cultural touchstone.<p>In mid-July of 1995—when American culture was fixated on such matters as O. J. …

Meet the Diabolical Mind Behind the 2017 CrossFit Games

You won't believe where he gets his inspiration for the insane challenges<p>What do the CrossFit Games and a snow sport developed by the 18th-century Norwegian military have in common? More than you might think.<p>Just ask Dave Castro, CrossFit’s co-director of training and its Games director. He …

The Ultimate Luxury Getaway in Costa Rica: Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort

Perched on the lush shores of Costa Rica’s Peninsula Papagayo—a pristine enclave in a country long considered to be the crown jewel of Central America—lies the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort, the esteemed brand’s first property in Latin America. A regular mention on various lists of the world’s …

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