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March/April 2017

Features<p>Already established as a master of the short story, George Saunders turns to the long form in his debut novel, <i>Lincoln in the Bardo</i>, an …

Isaac Asimov wrote almost 500 books in his lifetime—these are the six ways he did it

If there’s one word to describe Isaac Asimov, it’s “prolific.”<p>To match the number of novels, letters, essays, and other scribblings Asimov produced in his lifetime, you would have to write a full-length novel every two weeks for <i>25 years</i>.<p>Why was Asimov able to have so many good ideas when the rest …

Isaac Asimov

7 Ways to Be Calmer, More Mature… and More Productive

I was recently in a business meeting with two men who disagreed on a plan of action. Is this uncommon in the workplace? Nope. Can it be …

Reality TV

Tove Lo flashes audience in Alabama and Las Vegas

<b>Provocative Swedish pop star Tove Lo has brought 'free the nipple' to audiences in both Alabama and Las Vegas this weekend.</b><p>The singer appeared at …

Las Vegas

The island ready to welcome the world

For more than 500 years, the only way to reach the remote South Atlantic island of Saint Helena was by sea. That is about to change.<p>For more than 500 years, the only way to reach the British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena was by sea. Travelling to the South Atlantic island by sailboat, after a …

Trails

Croatia vs. Spain: Score and Twitter Reaction from Euro 2016

Link to Media<p>Ivan Perisic gave Croatia a shock 2-1 win against Spain in Group D at UEFA Euro 2016 in Bordeaux, France, on Tuesday, as the holders collapsed against an inspired opponent.<p>Alvaro Morata gave the Spanish an early goal, but Nikola Kalinic equalised on the half-time whistle, allowing …

Soccer

Boris Johnson Accused Of Leading 'Project Hate' During Fiery BBC EU Referendum Debate

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson was accused of leading ‘Project Hate’ tonight in a fiery EU debate at Wembley Arena.<p>In a feisty clash in front of an …

Everything Israel does is part of a plan, not a forced ‘response’ to ‘terrorism’

On the 68th anniversary of the Nakba (Catastrophe), when the Zionist State of Israel was created on Palestinian land, it is worth reflecting on the …

Israel

NASA Captures Stunning Photo of a Sonic Shockwave

Using the modern version of a 150 year-old technique, NASA has photographed an incredible view of an aircraft's sonic boom.

NASA

Photographer Chronicles the Beauty of Childhood Spent Free from Modern Electronic Devices

Photographer Niki Boon and her family enjoy the tranquility that a rural lifestyle offers. They currently reside on a 10-acre property in New Zealand that’s surrounded by the natural beauty of the coastline, rivers, and gentle rolling hills. This bucolic environment has a profound effect on the …

Pete Sampras: Novak’s season best I’ve seen in my lifetime

25. 09. 2011. · Photo: AP<p>Speaking ahead of an ATP Champions circuit event in South Florida last week, Pete Sampras heralded Nole’s current season as …

Tennis

Rentrez dans les mondes de Philip K Dick | nova

Mercredi 2 mars sera diffusé sur Arte le documentaire produit par Nova Production <b>"Les mondes de Philip K Dick",</b> où l'on plongera dans l'esprit …

Djokovic Dominates Murray in Aussie Open Final: Pictures

Sport (Australia)

Aung San Suu Kyi's party takes seats in historic session of Myanmar parliament

After half a century of military-dominated rule, Aung San Suu Kyi has led her National League for Democracy (NLD) party into Myanmar’s parliament, taking a majority of seats and starting the process of installing a democratically elected government.<p>Aung San Suu Kyi has waited more than 25 years for …

Aung San Suu Kyi

Creatively Warped Photos Offer New Inception-Like Perspective of Istanbul

Eminn Yeni Mosque<p>Photographer Aydın Büyüktaş‘s surreal images of Istanbul force one to adopt a new outlook on a world where the laws of the universe do not seem to apply. The Turkish artist explores the concepts of dimensionality and perspective with his series, <i>Flatland</i>. Büyüktaş's warped …

Photography

David Bowie Dead: 69 Beautiful And Rare Pictures Of The Thin White Duke

The music world is in mourning, following news of David Bowie's sudden death.<p><b>READ MORE:</b>David Bowie Has Died, Aged 69Stars Pay Tribute To The Late …

David Bowie Dead at 69

Iconic singer had been battling cancer for past 18 months<p>David Bowie, the legendary singer-songwriter and actor, has died after a long battle with …

Music

Retiring Lleyton Hewitt backs Nick Kyrgios to crack world tennis top ten

Retiring great Lleyton Hewitt has vowed to put everything on the line during his final month in the game, and he’s confident it won’t be long before compatriot Nick Kyrgios crashes into the world’s top 10.<p>Hewitt will end his glittering 18-year career after this month’s Australian Open. But first, …

Tennis

The Books About Artificial Intelligence That You MUST Read, According to Ex Machina's Alex Garland

<i>Ex Machina</i> remains a strong contender for the best science fiction film of 2015. It’s jam-packed with ideas along with all that psychosexual …

A Monolithic Gathering

Photos

Rare Sighting of a "Blue Dragon" Spotted on the Shores of Australia

Depending on your tastes, this bizarre little blue creature may inspire either aww-worthy shrieks of excitement or a bit of discomforted shock, possibly a combination of both. Meet the blue dragon, one of the weirdest and most wonderful little-known animals in the world. The proper name of this …

The Eiffel Tower Stands Strong: Pictures

Europe

The Empathy Gap Between Paris and Beirut

Why have attacks in France gotten so much more attention than bombings in Lebanon?<p>Hours before the carnage in Paris on Friday, a double suicide bombing ripped through a working-class shopping district in Beirut. ISIS claimed responsibility for the explosions, which caused 43 deaths and hundreds of …

Jon Stewart to make short-form daily content for HBO

Jon Stewart is coming back to TV.<p>The former <i>Daily Show</i> host has made a deal with HBO that returns Stewart to potentially commenting on daily news …

Quentin Tarantino Responds to Backlash Over Police Comments: 'I'm Not a Cop Hater'

Quentin Tarantino says he doesn’t care that cops all over the country are planning to boycott his movie <i>The Hateful Eight</i> because of his comments …

Latest migrant tragedy in Aegean highlights EU divisions

LESBOS, Greece (AP) — Drowned babies and toddlers washed onto Greece's famed Aegean Sea beaches, and a grim-faced diver pulled a drowned mother and child from a half-sunk boat that was decrepit long before it sailed. On shore, bereaved women wailed and stunned-looking fathers cradled their children.<p>…

World Indigenous Games in Brazil: Pictures

Indigenous Peoples

Overlapping Photos Merge Historic Scenes from the Past with the Present

Esquire's fashion director Nick Sullivan demonstrates his perfectionistic eye for patterns by overlapping photos taken in the same location, decades apart. In doing so, he merges the past and present into a single frame. While we have seen this enlightening technique before, Sullivan's work stands …