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The theory of relativity

Einstein's General Theory of Relativity was published on May 11th, 1916.<p>The greatest name in physics since Isaac Newton devised two theories of …

Physics

2. Mao Zedong

Chairman Mao, as he is known to most of the world, was the leader of the Chinese Communist Party and the People€™s Republic of China, which he ruled …

South China Sea – Dragon laying eggs - SP's MAI

By Lt. General P.C. Katoch (Retd) <br>Former Director General of Information Systems, Indian Army<p>Mischief Reef<p>Subi Reef<p>India has never claimed the Indian …

Sanders is changing the discourse on the Israel-Palestine conflict, while Clinton is as extreme as Netanyahu

<b>Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Benjamin Netanyahu (Reuters/Brian Snyder/Katherine Taylor/Nir Elias/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>The Brooklyn debate is a watershed moment. Bernie is pushing back against pro-Israel bias; Hillary is embracing it<p>Ben Norton<p>April 16, 2016 10:29am (UTC)<p>"We are going to have …

The terrorist attacks in Brussels are linked to the end of the Cold War

He was accused of the deaths of more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims in the 1990s.<p>The date of his conviction, March 24, is also the 17th anniversary of the beginning of the NATO bombing campaign in Serbia that led to separation and independence of Kosovo from Serbia. It is also the week in which members …

The 18 Best Motivational Books Everyone Should Read

We asked our readers to name the motivational books that have inspired them. These are the 18 reads they loved the best.<p>Three years ago, I identified the "Top 10 Motivational Books of All Time," but with a twist: I left the No. 1 spot blank and asked Inc.com readers to name their favorite.<p>In …

The Presidential Election of 1876

In the centenary year of the Declaration of Independence, a close and bitter election was fought, in the shadows of scandal and fraudulence.<p>In the …

War

General relativity caught in action around black hole

<b>GENEVA</b> — An effect of general relativity that is barely measurable on Earth has been spotted in full force around a black hole.<p>Physicists detected …

Where America Fights Next Is VERY Predictable

Recently, Aaron Bazin published seven charts that explain the American way of war. Expanding on his work, I offer the single graphic that displays …

“Star Wars” got us ready for Reagan: “You suddenly have permission to think in very juvenile terms about how history works”

<b>(AP/Lucasfilm)</b><p>Salon talks to historian Rick Perlstein about the period when the U.S. went from reflective to shallowly triumphant<p>Scott Timberg<p>December 21, 2015 11:59pm (UTC)<p>“Star Wars: The Force Reawakens” broke all kinds of records over the weekend and has been called a return to the style of the …

A brain expert says these are the 6 habits you should be doing to boost your mental health

How does this mysterious three-pound organ called the brain hold such sway over the matters of life, death, consciousness, perception, sleep, and so much more? And, does this bran we were born with achieve its optimal state, then fail, little by little, and inevitably, as each year passes?<p>Sandra …

The 4 most common relationship problems — and how to fix them

Most of the people giving advice don't know the research. So where are the real answers?<p>I decided to call an expert: Dr. John Gottman.<p>You might remember him as the researcher in Malcolm Gladwell's "Blink" who, after just a few minutes, could predict whether a couple would end up divorced.<p>John is a …

6 egg-cellent ways your breakfast can help burn stubborn fat all day long

Breakfast Banh Mi Sandwiches

This outstanding Vietnamese banh mi includes duck pâté and spicy pickles along with, less conventionally, five-spice-flavored bacon and a fried egg.</b> …

November 29: A Significant Date in Arab-Israeli History

November 29 is a noteworthy date for all those interested in Israel and the Middle East.<p>Sixty-eight years ago, following the recommendation of a decisive majority of the 11-member United Nations Special Committee on Palestine, the UN General Assembly met to consider Resolution 181. The measure …

How Einstein’s theory of relativity changed the world

<b>JUDY WOODRUFF:</b><p>But, first, this week marks the 100th anniversary of the publication of Albert Einstein’s greatest work, a series of papers laying out …

What Is A White Hole?

A white hole is a hypothetical feature of the universe. It is considered the opposite of a black hole. As black holes don’t let anything escape from …

The US may have just inadvertently bolstered China's claims in the South China Sea

The US sent the USS Lassen within 12 nautical miles of China's artificially constructed Subi Reef in the Spratly Islands, along with an accompaniment of two surveillance aircraft.<p>But the message that the Pentagon hoped to send to China through the FON may have been drastically undercut by pressure …

Touched by an Angel

What to Know About Meat and Cancer

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Seoul Has the Hottest Up-and-Coming Fashion Week on the Planet

From the most stylish toddlers on the planet to male models wearing blush, Seoul Fashion Week is wall-to-wall memorable moments. Though some runway stars like supermodel Soo Joo Park and emerging model Yoon Young Bae have caught an international wave, Seoul is also home to its own ecosystem of It …

Fashion Week

Secret Teacher: I couldn't cope with full-time teaching and fatherhood

Lots of teachers choose the profession to allow for family life. But when you can’t catch up on work in your free time, the job becomes impossible<p>I am currently enjoying my happiest period as a teacher in almost a decade. My lesson plans are detailed and differentiated, my resources are in order, …

Celebrity Sightings of the Week: Pictures

We’re still fighting George W. Bush’s battles: Syria, ISIS and the “worst foreign policy blunder” in American History

<b>(Reuters/Jim Young)</b><p>Twelve years after the invasion of Iraq, the Middle East is more volatile than ever. Welcome to permanent war<p>Peter Van Buren<p>October 23, 2015 8:30am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>What if the U.S. had not invaded Iraq in 2003? How would things be different in …

Balmain X H&M Collection Launch: Pictures

Why Pakistan is opening up over its nuclear programme

<b>Pakistan has disclosed for the first time that it has made low-yield nuclear weapons for use in the event of a sudden attack by its larger neighbour and rival, India.</b><p>Pakistan has had nuclear weapons for years but this is thought to be the first time it has spoken publicly about its nuclear …