Hussain Shakir

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How the Chinese Regime Gets Away With a False History of World War II

Gathered before a museum in suburban Beijing, soldiers and schoolchildren stood in silence last week to commemorate the 78th anniversary of the start …

Greek banks re-open today, and a lot of people are psyched to get back into their deposit boxes

The cautious reopening of the banks, and an increase in value added tax on restaurant food and public transport from Monday, are aimed at restoring trust inside and outside Greece after an aid-for-reforms deal last week averted bankruptcy.<p>Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is trying to turn a corner …

9 Things I Don't Miss About Alcohol Addiction

From being permanently skint to hating yourself, addiction is like living in a house made of poor decisions.<p>The other week someone asked me if I missed alcohol. It’s been five and a half years now since I last had a drink, after somewhere in the region of a decade spent trying to drink the world’s …

Mental Health

My Own List of Basic Office Organization and Home Office Supplies

This month I'm getting my home office together and doing basic office organization. The goal: a more <b>streamlined workflow</b> and increased productivity!</i> …

What Happens in Your Body When You Eat Too Much Sugar?

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>You add it to your morning cup of coffee or tea. You bake it into pastries, cakes, and cookies. You even sprinkle it all over your …

5 Opinions You Need To Change If You're Going To Lose Belly Fat

When you're trying to lose belly fat you often find that you try dozens of diets and exercises that promise results but don't deliver. But don't …

A Young Entrepreneur Runs A Business, Travelling The World

Kisha Mays is only 33 years old and she has already founded her own company—Just Fearless, a business-development consultancy to help women …

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Solar cell to soon produces fuel rather than electricity: Study

A team of researchers has taken an important step towards a solar cell that generates hydrogen. Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology and …

Smart Design Packs a Whole Apartment into 140 Square Feet

At just 140 square feet, this entire apartment in Poland is smaller than a lot of bedrooms in average-sized houses. As space grows scarce in cities …

Avant-garde

Updates On Audio, Video And News

03Apr/18<p>Cobhams Asuquo likes to say that his music career started when as a child he used to puff his cheeks to play the 12-bar blues. Today, he is …

Wall Street has stopped believing in the most important idea holding China together

China recently announced its quarterly GDP number — 7%, right on target. Like it always is. This time, though, no one on Wall Street believed the number was real. The country's economy is slowing, and its nearby trading partners are already feeling the strain.<p>This time, the chorus of investors …

Mark Zuckerberg's vision of the future is full of artificial intelligence, telepathy, and virtual reality

They may seem far-fetched now but some of the Facebook CEO's deas are shared by futurists and scientists alike.<p>Scientists at Facebook and elsewhere are working toward a future where artificial intelligence (AI), telepathy, and virtual reality are commonplace. In fact, some of that technology is …

Everything to Know About Greece's Debt Vote

<b>Q. Why and when are the Greeks voting on this referendum?</b><p>A. The Greek government called the referendum because it failed to get acceptable terms for …

11 Weight Loss Tips from Professional Nutritionists and Trainers

4 Books That Will Make You Happy And Successful

<b>What is the good life?</b><p>That’s the primary question I’m trying to answer with this blog.<p>Shortcuts and lifehacks are great. Surprising trivia is nice. …

6 myths that prevent people from learning multiple languages

You're probably familiar with the romanticized image of the polyglot. It goes something like this:<p>After attending the recent polyglot conference in Berlin, I can tell you that I didn't meet a single person who comes close to that description (although I'm sure many of us wouldn't mind it).<p>It's true …

America Will Achieve Its Sunshot

Solar energy will be cost competitive with fossil fuels by 2020, if not before, the director of the Department of Energy’s Solar Technologies Office said in New York Thursday.<p>And industry leaders agreed that the remaining obstacles to solar’s success, like the expiration of a federal tax credit, …

Solar Power

China Is Not More Economically Powerful Than the U.S., and It Is Far From Certain If and When It Will Be

China's creation of an Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and its plans to invest in "Silk Road and Belt" infrastructure projects in neighboring countries has raised alarm about its growing economic power. Moreover, last year, International Monetary Fund economists estimated that the Chinese …

Are solar compactors actually good for the earth?

Q. <b>I’ve been wondering about these garbage- and recyclable-eating solar compactors I see popping up all around cities. They look like a wonderful</b> …

Sustainability

Consumers to Brands: The Louder You Scream, the Less We Care

SAN MATEO, Calif., June 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent survey of more than 2,200 consumers worldwide, 63 percent of respondents said that they …

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Here Are the 15 Cities That Have Done the Best (and the Worst) Since the Recession

This month marks six years since the end of the U.S. recession. In those six years, the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index has climbed more than 200 …

Effect of Saudi Arabia Decisions on Global Crude Oil Supply & Demand

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia exerts more influence on the global price of crude oil than any other nation state. Oil analysts study Saudi policy and politics with as much attention to detail as financial analysts spend on US Federal Reserve meeting minutes. The current confluence of dramatic changes …

Oil

Revenge porn does not only try to shame women – it tries to silence them too

Google has joined other tech companies, including Twitter and Reddit, in taking a stand against the non-consensual sharing of intimate images, otherwise known as “revenge porn”. In a statement released on its public policy blog last Friday, Google announced that it would “honour requests from …

Internet