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These 7 maps explain the Middle East

Geographically, it's the region that stretches from the eastern Mediterranean and southern Turkey to the Iran-Afghan border.<p>The region, however, is far more complex than lines on a map. It can also be defined based on ethnic and religious bloodlines.<p>In the modern Middle East, the Arab world …

The difference between 1% and 2% milk

If you're one of those weirdos who likes to drink milk with every meal including Chinese food, carry on, we're not here to judge. But we would like to enlighten you about what it is you're actually drinking, what it's doing to your body, and if there's really a difference between 1% and 2%.<p>To get …

9 Philosophical Thought Experiments That Will Keep You Up at Night

Sometimes, the best way to illustrate a complicated philosophical concept is by framing it as a story or situation. Here are nine such thought …

Billion-dollar startup CEOs get trapped by their own success, says one unicorn CEO

Unicorn is the tech-industry term for startups that have raised huge sums of venture capital money and are valued at $1 billion or more.<p>Benioff believes that unicorns aren't really worth their valuations, but that "they've manipulated the private markets to achieve these valuations." He says he's …

10 Fan Theories That Drastically Change How We See Popular Movies

The Bush presidency was my fault: I am so sorry my work stopped the Florida recount

Fifteen years ago, a Florida judge cited my stats theory and the recount ended. The Iraq War still torments me<p>An example of an extremely significant, decidedly unintended result of a relatively tiny event can be nightmarish. This one is, at least for me. It concerns the role I played in getting …

Everyone on Wall Street is talking about this dark new China report

And it has got all the China watchers on Wall Street talking.<p>"Many analysts once forecast a soft landing for the economy after more than 35 years of breakneck growth, but that landing point is still not in sight," the report said.<p>It continued: "While we believe the government will pull enough …

It’s Paul Krugman vs. Noam Chomsky: This is the history we need to understand Paris, ISIS

<b>(Reuters/Brendan McDermid/AP/Nader Daoud)</b><p>Krugman mocks idea that US imperialism’s at root of all evil. But scars of our meddling are key to the Middle East<p>Patrick L. Smith<p>November 18, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>Two remarks a few days apart lead straight to the question posed in this space after last …

This is why they hate us: The real American history neither Ted Cruz nor the New York Times will tell you

We talk democracy, then overthrow elected governments and prop up awful regimes. Let’s discuss the actual history<p>The soi-disant Land of the Free and Home of the Brave has a long and iniquitous history of overthrowing democratically elected leftist governments and propping up right-wing dictators in …

16 Charming Bookshops In The UK Everyone Must Visit

Go book yourself.