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London's insane housing crisis is going to drive out 26,000 families EVERY YEAR

In a report titled "Future of Sub-Market Housing" circulated to media on Monday, Savills estimates that an extra 70,000 households a year will be unable to rent or buy property at the market rate nationwide. That equates to an extra 350,000 people who will need government assistance just to find a …

Housing

Amazingly Regal Couch Shaped Like A Life-Size Hippo

The artist who brought us the majestic rhino throne and a herd of animal-themed furniture is back with another bizarrely regal creation: this time, a couch shaped like a hippopotamus. Mximo Riera's couch is approximately life-sized – measuring as a 1:1 scale model – and the black covering is …

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Decorate Your Own Zen Home!

Here Are 31 Clever Tips To Make Life Feel A Little Easier

Tuck these away for dark days.<p>Whether you're dealing with depression and want to supplement your chosen treatment methods with self-care, or are just in a serious funk, here are some tips for making life feel a little more manageable.

Zen and Technology: Opposites or Twins?

Technology has long been criticized as a disturber of the peace. From blaming shootings and violence on Video Games, to the antics of Social Media, …

Questioning the Hype About Artificial Intelligence

Fresh fears about the singularity have prompted new critiques of what it will mean for humanity.<p>Artificial Intelligence has always been hyped by its often-charismatic enthusiasts; lately it seems that the hype may be coming true. Media pundits, technologists, and increasingly the broader public see …

Singularity

Bent Larsen's Monster

Today we will be taking a look at what is, on the surface, a grotesque combination of Bird's Opening and the Orangutang. Combining these two obscure …

Chess

Georgia wins Women's World Team Chess Championship 2015

Georgia wins Women's World Team Chess Championship 2015. Georgia concluded the event in style, by defeating the host country and three-times world …

​Women too illogical to play high-level chess, says UK master - beaten by woman

Women are not appropriately ‘hard-wired’ to play chess or park cars according to one of the UK’s most high profile chess masters.<p>Nigel Short, who is one of the most prominent figures in British chess, and the first Englishman to play a World Chess Championship match, was trying to explain why there …

Carlsen: "I can stay at the top for another 20 years"

Magnus Carlsen had a busy week back home in Norway after his triumphant return from Shamkir. It started with a press conference on Tuesday, where his …

Chess Abilities: Russia Has Lots Of This, EU, US Has Less (Except Magnus) , Women Have Much Less Than Men

Putin is a very competent chess player and the Chinese leaders are decent Go players and both play international politics with hostile EU/US rulers …

Will chess take to the ice to join the Olympics?

After decades of failing to gain entrance to the Summer Olympics, chess officials are looking to the Winter Games.<p>And playing with chess pieces made of ice.<p>Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, president of the game's international federation, floated the idea to the Xinhua news agency during the World Women Team …

Winter Olympics

How Was This Amateur Chess Player Caught Cheating?

A chess player was caught cheating at the Dr. Hedgewar FIDE Rated Chess Tournament for Prakash Trophy in New Delhi last week.<p>The 1500-player beat …

Chess

Chess Training: You don’t know until you do

“Chess cannot be taught. Chess can only be learned.” – Mikhail Botvinnik<p>A strange thing to say from the famed head of “the Botvinnik School”, members …

Know your enemy: Blunders and the brain

Blunders in chess are as common as they are painful, but sometimes we find it hard to find a rational explanation for why we’ve fallen below the …

A question of computers and artificial intelligence

<b>There are moments that live on in business history.</b><p>One of them is the cry: "Mr Watson come here, I want to see you," spoken by Alexander Graham Bell back in 1876, in the world's first telephone conversation.<p>Another significant moment was the day in 1997 when the IBM computer called Deep Blue beat …

Artificial Intelligence

India youngster Tejaswini Sagar wins gold in U-15 World School Chess Championships | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Talented Indian youngster Tejaswini Sagar won her maiden world title bagging the gold in the under-15 category of World School Chess Championship …

Our editorial from May 8, 1945: 'End of the War in Europe'

By the time the end of war in Europe was announced 70 years ago today, it was already old news. Germany signed the surrender terms on May 7 in an act witnessed by 17 journalists under an embargo that would allow the Allies to make simultaneous announcements the next day. But after the signing, Gen. …

History

America at War: Victory in Europe

NAPOLEON'S remark that the "moral is to the physical as three to one" again received the affirmation of history in the spring of 1945 when German …

Incredible Pictures Comparing Berlin at the End of World War II and Now

Getty Images have merged photographs of Berlin during World War II and in 2015 – to stunning effect. These fascinating images show the contrast of …

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Seventy years since the defeat of Hitler’s Third Reich

9 May 2015<p>In Moscow today, a major military parade will celebrate the victory over Nazi Germany that ended the European theater of the Second World …

Russia celebrates victory over Germany and a Russian warning against current German ambitions

<i><br>Moscow Victory Day Celebration (Kremlin.ru 2005)</i><p>Russian President Vladimir Putin put on a big Victory Day celebration this May 9, 2015:<p>May 9, …

Britain shames all but Saudis in selective attitude to human rights

Latest News & Comment<p>Britain shames all but Saudis in selective attitude to human rights<p>62 per cent of Britons oppose arms sales to Saudi Arabia, …

The Soviet Union, Propaganda, and World War II

- Advertisement -<p>For the propagandists and the propaganda analysts, "our" propaganda is always "good" (actually is not "propaganda," per se) and …

James Dobson: America Eclipsing Nazi Germany

Speaking on Family Research Council President Tony Perkins’ radio program this weekend, Focus on the Family founder James Dobson warned that “immoral …

Putin Justifies Soviet Union's Pact With Nazi Germany

Over the weekend, Russian President Vladimir Putin defended the Molotov-Ribbentrop non-aggression pact the Soviet Union made with Hitler’s Nazi …

The Berlin Blockade and Berlin Airlift – a brief summary

<b>24 June 1948 saw the start of the Berlin Blockade, which, as a direct consequence, led to the Berlin Airlift. But what were these two events that</b> …

Germany