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A Breathtaking 40 Day Trip Through New Zealand

German photographer Florian Wenzel presents a stunning visual narrative of his 40-day trip through the breathtaking landscape of New Zealand. Wenzel, …

Amazing

Liam Fox: Jeremy Corbyn was 'useful idiot' to Russia during Cold War and undermined national security

Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour left were "useful idiots" to Russia during the Cold War and undermined national security, Liam Fox has said.<p>The International Trade Secretary said it was not necessary for Gavin Williamson, the Defence Secretary, to apologise to Mr Corbyn for saying the Labour leader …

United Kingdom

The Olive Branch on the Temple Mount

Two American Congressman on a fact-finding mission to Israel last week found out far more than they ever expected when they visited the site of the …

Olive Branch

Documenting A Different Great Divide

Michael Christopher Brown has spent the past several years focusing his cameras on Africa and Cuba. His work has been inspiring and thoughtful. Like …

Photography

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

Who in Scotland will now defend the virtues of religious observance?

The denigration of the late Billy Graham is typical of the treatment Christians face in the country<p>The death of Billy Graham last week drew a curious response from BBC Scotland, which seemed keen to disparage the legacy of the great Christian evangelist.<p>The national broadcaster turned to its former …

Religion

Nissim Baruch Black: the rapper who gave up bling for Jewish redemption

The former drug dealer tells of his journey from a tough Seattle neighbourhood to an ultra-orthodox family life in Jerusalem<p>Once he rapped about gangs, guns and drugs. But since swapping his gold jewellery for a black hat, the message of Nissim Baruch Black’s music has been one of hope and …

Maternal

Archaeologists Discover Clay Tablets Of Assyrian ‘King Of The World’ Esarhaddon Beneath Biblical Tomb Of Jonah

Hidden under the biblical prophet Jonah’s tomb in the ancient city of Nineveh, now modern-day Iraq, archaeologists have discovered tunnels that hold …

Archaeology

'We're Not Going to Be Victims': Mom and Daughter Shoot Armed Robber With Their Own Handguns

The owner of Forest Acres Liquor Store in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and her daughter used their own handguns to defend themselves against an armed …

Crime

30 THINGS NO ONE TELLS YOU ABOUT BACKPACKING IN ECUADOR

Backpacking in Ecuador was one of the best decisions we made during our South America trip. Sadly, this small country often gets cut out of …

Asia Travel

The skywatcher

RV Photography said, “After a night of astrophotography, it’s nice to just take a seat and enjoy the stars…”<p>RV Photography shot this photo at …

Astronomy

Physicists Have Confirmed a Pear-Shaped Nucleus, And It Could Ruin Time Travel Forever

Noooooo.<p>Physicists have confirmed the existence of a new form of atomic nuclei, and the fact that it's not symmetrical challenges the fundamental …

Physics

'Time traveller born in 2043' claims 9/11 was engineered to bring the US together and stop second civil war

A self proclaimed 'time traveller who was born in the year 2043' has broadcasted his belief that 9/11 was an "engineered" event to bring the US …

War

10 Incredible Facts About Vikings You May Have Missed Out On

The horned helmet of the Vikings was rather a Victorian age embellishment, so as to romanticize the ‘noble barbarity’ (read oxymoron) of these …

Archaeology

Stephen Curry opens up about Trump feud

NBA star Stephen Curry sits down with CNN's Van Jones to talk about President Trump tweeting that Curry was not invited to the White House.

The White House

What America is getting wrong about three important words in the Second Amendment

On Wednesday night, CNN hosted a town hall about gun violence with members of the community of Parkland, Florida, which only a week earlier had experienced a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Seventeen students and teachers lost their lives.<p>The town hall was remarkable in many …

Guns

'Lost Tapes' series examines Malcolm X through rare footage

Malcolm X was reviled and adored during his lifetime thanks to his views of black nationalism and "by any means necessary" approach to battle racial …

Nation of Islam

Hitting the right notes: Saudis attend country’s first jazz festival

Men and women swayed to music at Saudi Arabia’s first-ever jazz festival on Friday, the second of a three-day outdoor event that showcases the …

Saudi Arabia

'One in a Million' Yellow Cardinal Spotted

Experts propose different theories for why bird's plumes have a mysteriously mustard hue.<p>Looking out at her quaint Alabama backyard in late January, Charlie Stephenson noticed something unusual. A strange species of unfamiliar yellow bird was pecking at her hanging birdfeeder.<p>As a seasoned …

Travel Photography

It's Come To This: Louisiana Student Investigated For Math Symbol, Classmates Thought It Was A Gun

Yeah, we’ve reached a new level of insanity. In Louisiana, a student was investigated for drawing a math symbol that fellow classmates thought was a …

Guns

Commentary: Politicians Are Praying for the Florida Shooting Victims. But Faith Without Works Is Dead.

Last week another horrific school shooting took place, this time in Parkland, Fla. Following the tragedy, political leaders have offered their …

Faith

We Asked Young Conservatives, “How Would You Stop Gun Violence?” Their Answers Were Amazing.

On Wednesday, the message from students around America rang loud and clear: Lawmakers must address gun control. Students from Parkland rallied at …

Guns

Interested in Learning Wildlife Photography? Read This E-Book

While we all know educational photography videos on YouTube are the bee’s knees, sometimes what’s really needed is an in-depth book to sink into. …

eBooks

So, the Vatican has set up "exorcism training courses" due to high demand

Every now and then we experience an uptick in a trend that we can’t really explain, like fidget spinners, drinking charcoal, or getting exorcisms. …

Italy

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation

50 Signs You’re Dating A Crazy Chick

What is “normal,” anyway? Are any of us normal? Aren’t we all a little crazy in one way or another? Well, maybe, but you gotta draw the line …

Relationships

Is It Time for a Reassessment of Malcolm X?

The voice of Malcolm X is like a baritone saxophone—powerful, full, and deep with a gravely gravitas that demands your attention. What better …

Black History

Televangelist Benny Hinn admits he was wrong about the prosperity gospel: ‘Did Jesus live in a mansion?’

A faith-healing televangelist has confessed he was wrong in preaching the “prosperity gospel.”<p>Benny Hinn, who was questioned by U.S. senators over …

Billy Graham

James Woods supports Brendan Fraser against Philip Berk: 'I too was blacklisted'

James Woods has thanked fellow actor Brendan Fraser for speaking against about former Hollywood Foreign Press president Philip Berk and shared his own story about the organization.<p>On Thursday, Fraser, 49, revealed in an interview with GQ that he believed his career in Hollywood suffered he says he …

Entertainment