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The Business Case for a Data Refinery

<i>The Economist</i> has proclaimed that data is "the oil of the digital era.” Data will be for the 21st century what oil was for the 20th century—an …

Every Year, Men Turn Into Monsters for This Ancient Pagan Ritual

Monsters

Mathematicians Awarded $3 Million for Cracking Century-Old Problem

<i>Editor's Note: This story was updated at 3:15 a.m. E.T. on Monday, Dec. 11</i><p>Two mathematicians have each earned the (massive but countable) sum of $3 …

BBC Erases Jews from Ancient Israel

UPDATEResponding to our complaints, the BBC has issued a correction and added the following at the end of the story: The story still, however, …

Israel

A glossary of basic artificial intelligence terms and concepts

Naysayers will point out AI isn’t new; researchers were diving into the idea of autonomous computing back in the 1950s. Today’s developers aren’t so …

Conrad Black: Our society is under attack — from vilifying John A. to antifa

Both Canada and the United States are, in different ways, enduring an assault on their national legitimacy from within. The incessant agitation by …

Black Lives Matter

Gender Differences Are A Thing. Let's Talk About It.

Google software engineer James Damore set off a firestorm with the publication of a company memo titled “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber.” The essay criticized Google’s policies for promoting a more diverse and inclusive workplace, alleging that they instead fostered a company culture of fear and …

Modern Diplomacy - Modern Diplomacy

Energy4 hours agoBusinesses Taking Lead in Climate Response Eastern Europe20 hours agoHard way to Westphalia: Ukraine on the brink of new Thirty-Year …

Natural Gas

How Some Western Feminists Betrayed Women in Syria, and Beyond, Ignoring Threat of US-Backed Islamist Rebels

Feminist author and scholar Valentine Moghadam participated in the Iranian revolution of 1979. But after the downfall of the Shah, she and her …

The Middle East's New Peacemaker: Israel

The U.S. and Russia need a middleman. Enter Bibi Netanyahu.<p>The liberation of Mosul in Iraq and the imminent collapse of the Islamic State's Syrian capital of Raqqa are wins for President Donald Trump. He was elected on a promise to pound the terrorists into submission, and that is happening. Trump …

Are we witnessing the end of Europe as we know it?

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eBooks

5 maps that explain the new Middle East

Nation-states are the defining feature of the modern political era. They give people a collective identity and a pride of place… even when their borders are artificially drawn, as they were in the Middle East.<p>However, transnational issues like religion and ethnicity often get in the way of the …

Middle East

The Feminization of Everything Fails Our Boys

As our society unlearns masculinity and feminizes every stage of male life, boys pay a steep price.<p>Let me share with you two troubling — and, I …

Lawn Mowing

The Late Roman Empire Army Was A Changing, But Still Massive, Force

If there’s one piece of the Roman Empire that has managed to weave its way into popular culture, it’s the army. Every decade or so, we get a new …

Obsession with race is stretching beyond reason

Some recent headlines:<p>"The Electoral College is an instrument of white supremacy -- and sexism," exclaimed Slate magazine.<p>CNN: "Math is racist: How …