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What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

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Yes, Iceland really has launched a beer made of whale testicles

Fancy some whale genitalia in your drink, sir?<p>We’ve drank honey-flavoured beer, tequila-flavoured beer and even – courtesy of UK brewer Wells – beer that tastes of banana bread. But never before, to our knowledge, has a beer been flavoured with whale testicles.<p>Icelandic microbrewery Steðji has now …

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Caught in 'The Hornet's Nest': Soldiers in Fierce Taliban Firefight Talk About Struggles of Life After War

The Kunar province was home to some of the most brutal fighting in the Afghanistan War, and for the soldiers of the US Army’s 101st Airborne …

My First MOOC: The Planning Behind a Massive Open Online Course

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A free online course "Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies" launches through Coursera next week on April 28. Come back to Entrepreneur.com as we feature additional interviews with course experts and</i> …

Let’s check up on where the smart money is going

I return from a respite with my family to find the markets higher than they were a week ago.<p>In fact, the all-important S&P 500’s 1,850 level is again …

Miscreant IRS Employees Get Bonuses

Should Internal Revenue Service employees who get in trouble with the tax collector be eligible for bonuses?<p>“Providing awards to employees with conduct issues, especially those who fail to pay Federal taxes, appears to create a conflict with the IRS’s charge of ensuring the integrity of the system …

23 Charts Of Rising Inequality That Will Make You Worried About The Future

Unprecedented interest in income inequality has sent a complex book by economist Thomas Piketty to the top of the charts on Amazon.com.<p>"Capital in the Twenty-First Century" presents centuries of data on the accumulation and distribution of capital and chilling insights about the present and the …