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Cairo – A History of Culture

<b>Egypt</b> is high on the list of must visit destinations for many travellers. A country with a history that extends back further than our imaginations, …

The scale of the UK terror threat

With the nation on high alert, British security services are hard at work to prevent future attacks.

CNN

Iran approves death penalty for researcher accused of spying

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's Supreme Court has approved the death sentence of an Iranian researcher accused of spying for Israel.<p>Ahmad Reza Jalali, who has been jailed since April 2016, was shown on state TV earlier this month confessing to providing information to Israel's Mossad spy agency about …

London terrorist Khuram Butt was ‘almost euphoric’ before the attack

<b>One of the London Bridge terrorists asked a neighbour how to rent a van on the day of the attack and seemed ‘almost euphoric’, it was claimed.</b><p>Khuram …

Make Your Own Bootleg HoloLens With the Cardboard Holokit

While the world catches up with VR, imperfect but affordable options for entry like Google Cardboard and Samsung’s Gear VR will get the job done. But …

Augmented Reality

Senators, Please Ask Jared Kushner About 666 Fifth Avenue

A Chinese financier has pulled out of a bailout for Trump's son-in-law. Now let's talk about his meetings with a Russian bank.<p>In a happy moment in the otherwise cloudy world of the Trump family and the flood of financial conflicts they’ve carted into Washington, a major Chinese investor has decided …

Jared Kushner

Yemen civil war: 30 killed as fighting between Houthi rebels and government supporters continues

<b>Sanaa:</b> Fighting between the Shiite Houthi group and forces loyal to Yemen's government left about 30 people killed and scores others injured in the …

Angela Merkel knows she must defuse Donald Trump’s threat to Europe

Today’s White House meeting could prove to be the most crucial for transatlantic relations since the end of the Soviet bloc<p>As close encounters go, this was bound to be a defining one. Angela Merkel, Europe’s most powerful, values-oriented, refugee-welcoming and Putin-resisting leader, finally met …

WWII: Hitler's Attack on Russia

The war between Germany and the Soviet Union officially began in late June 1941, although the threat of conflict had loomed since the early 1930s. …

Matthew Perry Once Beat Up Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau - How? And Why?

How on earth did this go down? And why is this so funny to imagine?<p>Matthew Perry must be the only person who has (or had) something against Mr. …

Syria at War: As U.S. Bombs Rebels, Russia Strikes ISIS and Israel Targets Assad

A coalition of hardline Islamist rebel groups accused the U.S. Friday of conducting a deadly airstrike on a mosque between the northwestern Syrian …

Chris Pratt Is Amusing Himself On The Set Of ‘Jurassic World 2’ With A Game Called ‘What’s My Snack’

Chris Pratt is currently shooting <i>Jurassic World 2</i>, which means that he’s back on his superhero action star diet that initially helped him get ripped for <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> back in 2014 — if he’s ever even really been off of it, quite frankly. This means that on-set nutritionists and trainers …

Chris Pratt

‘You Are the Future of Europe,’ Erdogan Tells Turks

Calling Turks the “future of Europe,” Turkey’s president on Friday implored his compatriots living on the Continent to have multiple children as an act of revenge against the West’s “injustices.”<p>“Go live in better neighborhoods. Drive the best cars. Live in the best houses,” President Recep Tayyip …

North Africa

Peru floods kill 67 and spark criticism of country's climate change preparedness

Devastating downpour, caused by high ocean temperatures, could not have been predicted, president said, months after state of emergency declared for wildfires<p>Sixty-seven people have been killed and thousands more forced to evacuate by intense rains which damaged 115,000 homes and destroyed more …

14 of the biggest questions researchers have about marijuana

Marijuana is now more accessible — legally — than it has been since it was first banned in the "Reefer Madness" era of the 1930s, but that doesn't mean researchers think we fully understand the plant or how its use affects people.<p>Far from it.<p>We know enough to say that marijuana has some legitimate …

Cannabis

Pacific Pact Vows to Push Free Trade After U.S. Rejection

VIÑA DEL MAR, Chile—Officials from Pacific Rim nations meeting in Chile pledged Wednesday to keep markets open and expand free-trade accords, pushing back against signs of protectionism in the U.S.<p>In their first meeting since President Donald Trump took office and withdrew the U.S. from the …

Economy

NASA Released a Huge Amount of Software Everybody Can Use For Free

If you’ve ever dreamed of being an astronaut, you may be about to get your wish with thanks to a whole heap of software NASA has just released to the …

Space Science

Iran reportedly poised for weapons shopping spree after UN ban is lifted

Iran is poised to go on a major military shopping spree in 2020, after a United Nations ban prohibiting the country from purchasing sophisticated weapons is lifted.<p>Bloomberg, citing a report from the U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence, reported that Iran will be shopping for surface warships, …

South Asia

The truth about Satan: Nuclear war in the 21st century

On October 25, 2016, the Russian state-sponsored news service TASS ran a story on the country's new SS-X-30 missile, also known as the RS-28, …

Ben Affleck Posts That He's Just Gotten Out Of Rehab

Ben Affleck is not only Batman, but he's making an effort to be a superhero for his family as well. The actor made a lengthy Facebook post Tuesday …

Snoop Dogg shoots fake-President Trump in new video 'Lavender'

Snoop Dogg has made it clear that he's no Trump supporter, speaking out against the president through his 2016 campaign and again 50 days into his administration.<p>In Snoop's latest music video for <i>Lavender</i>, a remix featuring BADBADNOTGOOD and Kaytranada, the rapper literally takes aim at Trump, …

Donald Trump

Rud Ra

Adele confirms marriage to partner Simon Konecki

Adele has officially announced she and longtime partner Simon Konecki are married, weeks after hinting at a wedding.<p>Adele casually dropped the news while chatting with the audience at her show in Brisbane, Australia, on Saturday. She was discussing her song, "Someone Like You," which describes her …

Why having lots of sex boosts your happiness

It's no secret that people who have more sex are happier than those who rarely get lucky in the bedroom.<p>But, while you might think it’s obvious why, new research suggests another theory.<p>You’d be forgiven for thinking it was the joy of an orgasm that made those regularly getting laid happier — but …

Happiness

Iran's Abbasi: The Middle East's most beautiful hotel | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Flick through almost any travel magazine these days and you're bound to come across an article hailing Iran as the next big destination.<p>Prompting the spike in interest in the Islamic Republic is recent geopolitical wrangling in the shape of a nuclear deal with world powers that has ended …

CNN

Zoltan Istvan on transhumanism, politics and why the human body has to go

Zoltan Istvan is a transhumanist, journalist, politician, writer and libertarian. He is also running for Governor of California for the Libertarian …