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Nation’s largest destroyer sets sail to join U.S. Navy

BATH, Maine (AP) — The nation’s largest and most technologically sophisticated destroyer will join the Navy with a crew that’s the smallest of any …

Military

20 Places That Are Straight Out of Fairy Tales

Visiting these real-world places is like jumping into the pages of a story book, where castles sit on clouds and forests are carpeted with flowers. This gallery was originally published in 2015. It has been updated with new information.<p>City Palace: Jaipur, India<p>Ashikaga Flower Park: Ashikaga, …

Columbia River

Britain is heading for another 2008 crash: here’s why | David Graeber

The government wants us to believe our economic growth is sustainable, and that budgetary surplus will fix all our problems. But these are dangerous myths<p>British public life has always been riddled with taboos, and nowhere is this more true than in the realm of economics. You can say anything you …

15 Incredibly Ancient British Monuments You Probably Haven't Heard Of

The discovery of a "new Stonehenge" is a reminder that Britain is full of impossibly old things.<p>Wherever you are in Britain, you're not more than a couple of hours from something thousands of years old. Here are 15 of them, ranked from "newest" (everything's relative) to oldest.<p>The best-preserved …

Archaeology

May 2015

This is why it’s sometimes so hard to tell left from right

Do you ever have trouble telling right from left? For example, you’re taking a driving lesson and the instructor asks you to take a left turn and you pause, struggling to think of which way is left. If so, you’re not on your own—a significant proportion of our population has difficulty in telling …

Stop Thinking and Start Doing: The Power of Practicing More

We all have goals that we want to achieve in our lives. These goals may include learning a new language, eating healthier and losing weight, becoming …

10 Books That Shaped Our Teenage Years

<i>SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue</i><p>By Linda Bernstein<p>Let me begin with this: The kind of YA (Young Adult) books that are marketed to teens these days (think <i>The Hunger Games</i>) didn’t exist when we boomers were in our teens.<p>In fact, I’d argue that the first actual YA book wasn’t published until 1967. I’m …

How to teach a young introvert

What should we do with the quiet kids? A conversation with Susan Cain on the future of classroom education.<p>Susan Cain sticks up for the introverts of …