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A Very German Love Story: When Old Left and Far Right Share a Bedroom

VIENNA — When she says identity, he hears exclusion.<p>When he says diversity, she hears Islamization.<p>He accuses her of forgetting history. She accuses him of obsessing with history. He calls her a racist. She calls him a national masochist.<p>Helmut Lethen, 79, and Caroline Sommerfeld, 42, are both …

Trickle of 'caravan' migrants seek asylum on U.S. soil

TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - U.S. border officials processed a trickle of asylum applications on Tuesday from a caravan of Central American migrants camped at the U.S.-Mexico border, despite criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump of their attempt to enter the country.<p>Border agents slowly …

Central America

'I’m Not Happy. I Want to Die.' Australia's Oldest Scientist Will Travel to Switzerland for Assisted Suicide

A 104-year-old Australian scientist will fly to Switzerland early next month to end his own life, arguing that his quality of life has deteriorated …

UK Parliament threatens Facebook's Zuckerberg with summons

Lawmakers have put pressure on Mark Zuckerberg to appear before Parliament for questioning. Facebook has been mired in a scandal after reports …

Social Media

Gay marriage cake: bakers 'forced to act against their beliefs'

Supreme court hears appeal by Belfast bakery owners against fine for refusal to make cake<p>The Christian owners of a Belfast bakery who refused to make a cake promoting gay marriage are being forced to act against their consciences and religious beliefs, the supreme court has been told.<p>Ashers bakery, …

Northern Ireland

10 Surreal Places In Europe You Need To See To Believe

Europe is truly a heaven like place on Earth. By concerning both the quality of living and beauty of places. In fact, Some places in Europe are too …

Review: After Flood, Houston Ballet Returns With a Romantic Masterpiece

HOUSTON — The Houston Ballet, recovering from the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, has lost performances and had to move to a different theater. Yet when it opened its season on Friday, it did so in a big way — as the first North American ballet company to perform Kenneth MacMillan’s three-act …

'You leave part of yourself on stage': Royal Ballet dancers on Kenneth MacMillan

For Edward Watson they’re terrifying and exhilarating. Sarah Lamb struggles to return to reality after performing them. Twenty-five years after Macmillan’s death, his visceral works have made a mark on the whole company<p>Kenneth MacMillan holds a peculiarly revered position within the culture of the …

Poetic Wisdom from the Ninth-Century

Across the medieval world we can find various writings aimed at giving advice and wisdom. Here is some poetic wisdom from the ninth-century Middle …

Poetry Daily

Hum<p>Slip of<br>bird<br>with fan<br>of furious<br>wings in<br>blossom's<br>throat I hear<br>your wing<br>-beat sing.<br>To nectar<br>you need<br>no key,<br>mid-rib<br>of leaf or<br>sip from<br>little …

The Most Breathtakingly Beautiful Small Towns in the World

As far as foxy cities go, the big ones are easy to reach -- they build airports there, after all. You want to see the vaulting domes and spires of …

Hot Springs

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 86 – A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson (1755)

Dr Johnson’s decade-long endeavour framed the English language for the coming centuries with clarity, intelligence and extraordinary wit<p>British national self-confidence boomed throughout the 18th century, with that familiar mix of pride and insecurity. Now, more than ever, the educated English …

Linguistics

Karl Ove Knausgaard's Autumn has gorgeous, poetic observations on almost every page

With his latest book, the author turns his gaze out towards the world.<p>A Norwegian friend to whom I’d raved about Karl Ove Knausgaard’s <i>Boyhood Island</i> …

X-rays of rare Degas sculptures reveal artist's secrets

<b>Scientists have used X-ray images to show that the artist Edgar Degas used everyday objects, such as wine bottle corks, to bulk out his wax sculptures.</b><p>Only three of the artist's rare beeswax creations - depicting dancers - are held in the UK.<p>Conservation scientists at the Fitzwilliam Museum in …

The Tragic Story Behind Pablo Picasso's Guernica, One of World's Most Famous Paintings

March 24, 2018<p>Andreja Velimirović is a passionate content writer with a knack for art and old movies. Majoring in art history, he is an expert on …

This hero teacher took down a gunman in a high school cafeteria

<b>(CNN) —</b> The shots were first heard Wednesday morning in the Mattoon High School cafeteria. Angela McQueen, a teacher, and a school resource officer headed to the cafeteria to investigate.<p>It was there, inside the large room, that McQueen and the resource officer saw the male student spraying gunfire.<p>…

Cat Started Bringing in Money to the Office and It's Adorable How!

Cats, what's yours is theirs and what's theirs is still theirs. So it was no surprise that when an office cat started bring in money to the office… …

15 Highlights from the 2017 Nat Geo Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

National Geographic invites photographers from around the world to enter the 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year contest. The grand-prize winner …

13 images that prove Colorado has the most incredible fall colors

FROM INFINITE HUES of color in the wildflowers to the shades of brown and gray contouring the jagged peaks of the Rockies and the fiery leaves of …

How to Raise the Rarest Kiwi

Thanks to a long-running plan to rear their chicks in captivity, these national icons are bouncing back from the edge of extinction.<p>FRANZ JOSEF, NEW ZEALAND—When I first see the kiwi chick, I briefly wonder if I’m actually looking at a real animal. It’s a grapefruit-sized sphere of fluff with an …

New Zealand

Australian Kayakers Paddle Up to a Whale and Get More Than They Bargained for (Video)

Two kayakers experienced a whale encounter that nearly turned dangerous.<p>Two men were in for an up close and personal encounter when they paddled …

Awww: A Trio Of Geese Safely Escort A Hedgehog Across The Road

This is a short and sweet video from Tambov, Russia, of a trio of geese making sure that a little hedgehog safely crosses the street. Geese: they're …

Migration destinations: Watch birds wing their way across the continent

The vacation season may be winding down for humans, but for birds, it’s just heating up. As flocks migrate, they stop to feed and rest at the same spots every year. “You have an opportunity to see an enormous concentration and diversity of birds,” says Nils Warnock, executive director of Audubon …

Rare Footage of Birds Performing a Fabulous Tango Style Courtship Ritual In a Patagonian Lake

Nature photographers Michael and Paula Webster in partnership with Birdlife International, captured for the very first time for their film “Tango in …

A gallery of jaw-dropping images from the guys who snapped that photo of a wolf swimming after a deer

It was the photo seen around the world: A buck swimming for his life with a wolf only a few strokes behind.<p>The image was snapped by Alberta man David …

20 Captivating Photos of Wild Alaskan Adventures

Adventure<p>See images of Alaska's beautiful, untamed landscapes to inspire your next expedition.<p>Packed with national parks and loaded with pristine landscapes, Alaska is the perfect destination for adventurous travelers and thrill seekers. From backcountry camping to ice cave exploration, …

10 perfect photographs that will remind you why you love Autumn

Autumn officially begins on 22 September 2017 – so it's time to revel in these beautiful, evocative images from the Country Life archives which will …

Capturing the spirit of the wild horses of Cumberland Island

Photographer Anouk Krantz falls in love with this pristine place and its equine residents.<p>When photographer Anouk Krantz first visited Cumberland …

Sunbeam Snakes Are Little Scaly Rainbows

For most people, snakes probably inspire an Indiana Jones-like terror more so than any other feeling. But there’s one kind of snake with whom you …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: 13 magnificent pictures and the stories behind them

The stories behind these shortlist pictures from the Natural History Museum's much-loved Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition are as …