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5 Famous Cooks Share How to Make Vegetables Taste Great

A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that Americans are failing bitterly to eat their greens: more than 90% of …

Food

Out With The Old: New Books on Collusion, Civil War, Doomsday, and Other Happy Tidings

War

Afghan refugees and Europe in 2017 | Afghanistan Analysts Network

Pressure and Peril: Afghan refugees and Europe in 2017<p>Author: <b>Thomas Ruttig</b> <b><br>Date: 30 December 2017</b><p><b>The number of Afghan refugees arriving on Europe’s</b> …

Human Rights

British banks can make profit at the same time as fighting poverty

The World Bank yesterday delivered a timely reminder of the importance of the financial sector in promoting the growth necessary to lift people the …

Day 4 at COP 23: The negotiations in Bonn help implement the Paris Agreement

<b>The work of a COP—</b>A climate conference operates on many levels — there are negotiations, discussions, presentations, press conferences, and …

The politics of economic stupidity

In 2014, the world economy remained stuck in the same rut that it has been in since emerging from the 2008 global financial crisis. Despite seemingly …

Economics

The New Gangs of Herat: How young Afghans turn away from their community

Author: <b>S Reza Kazemi</b> <b><br>Date: 24 October 2014</b><p><b>In the city of Herat, an increasing number of young people drop out of school, form petty gangs, become drug</b> …

Water

Oscar Wilde's 'The Happy Prince' with Stephen Fry

<b>“…[it is] about the cost of beauty, it is hard for me to read The Happy Prince without crying, I guess because it is also somehow a love story</b> …

Microsoft Demos Real-Time Speech-To-Speech Translation On Skype

Microsoft’s Skype has long enabled people in different parts of the world to communicate with one another through video, voice, and text chat. Now the service is looking to expand those capabilities by testing out a feature that could allow people who don’t speak the same language to talk with each …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

This App Can Help You Read Up to 1,000 Words a Minute

Who says the Internet is making us less effective readers? Spritz, a new app that’s being released on Samsung devices, is devoted to turning you into …

PressTV

No Exit from Afghanistan

The US is currently attempting to negotiate an exit from Afghanistan, following a decade of war and lawlessness that has facilitated the Taliban’s …

From Cold War to Cold Shoulder

Serious countries do not start wars, hot or cold, because of defections. Fifty years ago this summer, Moscow announced that it had granted political …

Cold War

Iran’s Unavoidable Influence Over Afghanistan’s Future

Iran has positioned itself as an important regional actor in Central Asia and is committed to playing a role in neighboring Afghanistan. As U.S. …

Commission demands return of €180m in CAP funds

The European Commission today asked member states to return €180 million in agricultural subsidies that were improperly spent.<p>The exercise is part of …