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A startling map shows how Germany is starting to panic about migration

It doesn't look like Germans are turning against the idea of hosting people fleeing from conflicts, but the issue is suddenly becoming a political priority. Recent polls have showed a rising proportion of people worried about the huge influx of migrants and refugees.<p>New figures from Eurostat, the …

North Africa

This tree-covered Italian skyscraper gives new meaning to 'green architecture'

The 256-foot and 344-foot towers are covered head to toe in more than 700 trees and 90 species of plants, an achievement that was ingenious enough to land Bosco Verticale second place in this year's Emporis Skyscraper Award.<p>During the winter, sunlight can easily pass through the bare plant life and …

Skyscrapers

Woman accidentally sent a stranger a text — and married him 3 years later

When Kasey Bergh sent a text message to the wrong number three years ago, she never would have guessed it would be her future husband on the receiving end.<p>Bergh, from St. Louis, was in Denver on a business trip and had trouble connecting with her coworkers when she decided to reach out to one she …

Relationships

Jim Carrey's girlfriend Cathriona White dies, aged 30

The 30-year-old partner of the Hollywood actor is reported to have been found dead on Monday night<p>Jim Carrey, the Hollywood star, has paid tribute to his Irish girlfriend and described her apparent suicide as "like being hit by a lighting bolt".<p>Cathriona White, 30, a make-up artist, was found dead …

Comedians

Man mistakes plane exit for toilet door, tries to open it at 30,000 feet

LONDON — A man has been arrested and fined €600 ($671) after confusing a plane door with a toilet door during a flight from Edinburgh to …

'Who's God?'

My observance of Yom Kippur this year was greatly enriched by a recent <i>New Yorker</i> cartoon by Harry Bliss that provided useful entrée to the highly serious matters that occupied Jews for the long day of fasting and prayer.<p>It takes a minute to get the "God" joke: part of its appeal--"Who's God?"--has …

Faith

25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …

Stack Overflow

Hitler’s world may not be so far away

Misunderstanding the Holocaust has made us too certain we are ethically superior to the Europeans of the 1940s. Faced with a new catastrophe – such as devastating climate change – could we become mass killers again?<p><b>It was 20 years after I chose to become a historian</b> that I first saw a photograph of …

World History
Retrogaming

Five atheists who lost faith in atheism

Atheism is cool. At least, that's the popular perception of a worldview that's enjoyed a rebrand and a renaissance in the last couple of decades. …