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Clegg offered to step down a year before 2015 wipeout

Lord Ashdown described the episode as the 'darkest of the dark nights of the soul' for the party leader<p>Nick Clegg offered to resign as Liberal Democrat leader a year before the 2015 election, it has emerged.<p>Mr Clegg considered his position in the wake of the party’s humiliating reverses in the …

The Kurd-Shia War Behind the War on ISIS

In a dusty town near the Iranian border, the terror group was defeated, but the victors are at each other’s throats.<p>JALAWLA, Iraq — Behind Iraq’s …

Middle East

Southwest Airlines: 'Sale crashed our website'

Southwest Airlines Co.'s website is slowing to a crawl, and the airline blames heavy response to a sale on fall travel.<p>Visitors to southwest.com late Wednesday afternoon saw a "system alert" warning that "you may experience difficulty" on the site. When one visitor tried to book a trip, there was …

Southwest Airlines

World view: incredible images of the Earth from above

Daily Overview is a New York-based website and Instagram account that showcases stunning, surprising and intriguing photographs of the Earth from the skies

Global Perspectives

Steve Jobs’s And Elon Musk’s Counterintuitive Leadership Traits

History’s best leaders have mastered these traits.<p>A friend of mine recently left Tesla, the renowned electric car maker, saying both, “It was incredible,” and “I’d never work there again.”<p>His sentiment echoed that of several former employees of another of today’s most celebrated companies, SpaceX, …

Russian Grand Prix company declared bankrupt

A company involved in organising the Russian Grand Prix has been declared bankrupt, but the race itself appears not to be threatened at this …

A "Pirates Of The Caribbean" Actor Has Gone To Syria To Fight ISIS

Michael Enright, a British-born actor who lived in the U.S., has joined a Kurdish group fighting against the Islamic extremists.<p>"ISIS, they need to be wiped off, completely, the face of this earth," Enright said in an interview with the Dubai-based Al Aan television channel last week. "They are a …

TV shows

Trifecta Off-Road Electric Bike

in Cycling, Outdoors, Rides on<p>68 Shares<p>58<p>10<p>The Trifecta off-road electric bike is an engineering marvel starting with its 20 inch aluminium 7075 …

Electric Bikes

Vaquera's Fall/Winter 2015 Collection Is Gross, Normal Fashion for Stale, Corny Girls

I took clothes from Patric DiCaprio's third collection for Vaquera out to the country and photographed some boys wearing his grotesque, yet familiar garments.<p><i>All photos by Benjamin Barron</i><p>Vaquera was started last year by Alabama-born Patric DiCaprio. Dissatisfied with clothing options as a stylist, …

Indonesia motorists to learn about Electronic Road Pricing

JAKARTA: The Jakarta provincial government is expected to begin an intensive public campaign to educate motorists on its Electronic Road Pricing …

Roads

Stunning maps show what coastal cities in China would look like under hundreds of feet of water

The warming of the earth's climate has already changed life on its surface in substantial ways. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been monitoring the planet's cryosphere— water frozen in the forms of ice, snow, glaciers, permafrost, etc. — for the last several decades.<p>Since …

Climate Change

Microsoft just confirmed Windows 10 pricing – here’s everything you need to know

Leaked a few days ago, Windows 10 prices have already been confirmed just as Microsoft started taking reservations for the free updates.<p>Windows 10 …

Windows 10

Japan’s ‘Cardboard Theater’ uses your tablet to create a private movie house

Japan is known for its quirky trends that don't always make sense to the rest of us, but this latest one might be a winner: the Cardboard Theater.<p>The …

Schools Accused Of Forcing Out Special Education Students

Advocates are accusing schools across one of the nation’s largest states of using truancy laws to funnel kids with disabilities off their …

More Proof New York Is Becoming A Gilded City

New York City is booming.<p>A new analysis of data by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shows that the economy in the country’s largest city is thriving.<p>On the other hand, New York State is growing moderately and nearby New Jersey is relatively stagnant.<p><i>This chart shows an index that tracks the</i> …

Real Estate

Mercedes is mimicking Tesla

That includes reaching beyond the automotive sector with its recently-announced plans to sell standalone battery packs for home and commercial energy storage.<p>Yet that seems to be an idea the world's oldest car manufacturer is pursuing as well.<p>Mercedes-Benz now plans to enter the energy-storage …

This Week's Best Deals: 70-Inch Sony TV, Free Donuts, Airfare Sale

TV, donuts, travel ... what's not to love?<p>Here are our top choices for bargains this week:<p><b>A Rare Summer TV Deal</b><p>While June is typically not a great …

Sofia Coppola turns tail on live-action Little Mermaid movie

Lost in Translation director becomes second film-maker to depart the project, which has been in the works since at least 2011<p>Sofia Coppola has left the forthcoming live-action version of the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairytale The Little Mermaid, according to the Hollywood Reporter.<p>The Bling …

Sofia Coppola

NASA Prepares 'Flying Saucer' for Take Off

<b>Correction appended, June 4</b><p>NASA will launch a disc-shaped vehicle into space on Wednesday, in order to test a roomier spacecraft designed for …