Olivia Louise

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Egyptian mummy found in trash to go on show in Paris suburb museum

A museum in a Paris suburb is to exhibit the mummy of a five-year-old ancient Egyptian girl that was found by refuse collectors after a local …

Problem: I Think My Wife Is Annoyed That I Went to Paris Without Her

Our advice columnist to the rescue<p><b>Q: I am a not-so-young father, husband, and college dropout who had never learned a foreign language. Recently I decided to learn French, and I went to Paris and Geneva, alone, for a brief period of study. But I felt guilty. I felt like I was cheating on my wife</b> …

New Modern 3D Optical Illusion Lamps from Studio Cheha

Studio Cheha blew our minds back in 2014 with their two-dimensional BULBING lamps and after their successful Kickstarter campaign ended, the design …

Russia starts drone surveillance missions in Syria

Russia has begun drone surveillance missions in Syria, US defense officials said Monday. The move marks Moscow's first military air operations there …

German police conduct raids in Berlin's Islamist scene

German police say they have carried out several raids in Berlin targeting people suspected of recruiting for "Islamic State" in Syria. Hundreds of …

EU could face 1 million asylum applications in 2015, says OECD

The number of refugees coming to Europe is unparalleled in recent times, an OECD policy report has said, and the inflow is unlikely to stop any time …

91-year old woman charged with complicity to murder in Auschwitz

A former SS radio operator at Auschwitz, now 91, has been charged by German authorities with being an accessory to murder on 260,000 Counts. …

The Newest Runway for Fashion Week: Instagram

The social-media platform, which already has a huge presence in the industry, this week served up an interactive showcase for one designer.<p>In a cloud of Yeezy-inspired populism and lots and lots of lace, another New York Fashion Week has come to a close. This season’s lineup of shows featured a …

Social Media

Did Neanderthals Have Souls?

A newly unearthed hominid revives some difficult questions for Christians.<p>Earlier this month, scientists working in South Africa made an exciting announcement: They had discovered a new species of human ancestor. The species, which they named Homo naledi, may be among the first of the genus Homo, …

Anthropology

American Slavery, Reinvented

The Thirteenth Amendment forbade slavery and involuntary servitude, “except as punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted.”<p>Crops stretch to the horizon. Black bodies pepper the landscape, hunched over as they work the fields. Officers on horseback, armed, oversee the …

Constitutional Amendments

America's Autumn of Islamophobia

After a summer of advocating for religious freedom, U.S. conservatives suddenly shift to voicing troubling views about Muslims.<p>The United States seems poised to follow up its summer of religious freedom with an autumn of Islamophobia.<p>Last week, in New Hampshire, Donald Trump was questioned by a man …

Religion

Pope Francis’s Advice to Existentially Sad Millennials

The pontiff went off-script with some grandfatherly wisdom in Cuba.<p>Veterans of the pope beat often talk about how to cover Francis, and there’s one piece of advice they always give: When this pope looks up from his prepared comments and says something along the lines of, “I’m going to speak from …

Pope Francis

The Man Who Bought His Wife Stonehenge

A hundred years ago today, a British lawyer made an unexpected impulse buy.<p>On September 21, 1915, a British barrister named Cecil Chubb went to an auction in Salisbury, Wiltshire. He did not come home with the item his wife had requested. Rather, on a whim, he bought Stonehenge.<p>In a response many …

BBC

The Myth That Links Poor Families to Fast Food

A new CDC study further debunks the misconception that low-income Americans are the biggest consumers of quick-chain fare.<p>Among many moth-eaten perceptions about the American diet is one that links the disproportionate consumption of fast food to low-income families.<p>Back in 2011, a national study …

Fast Food

Human Impact on the Earth: Lake Powell

Lake Powell is a reservoir on the border of Utah and Arizona, formed from the Colorado River by the Glen Canyon Dam. Severe drought conditions and unsustainable withdrawals have lowered the levels of Lake Powell to about 42 percent of its capacity. The reservoir provides water for millions of …

Colorado River

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

Little-known Evan McMullin finally takes up the mantle of anti-Trump conservative, three months before the election.<p>There are three months until Election Day, and anti-Trump Republicans finally have their man—even if they’ve never heard of him.<p>On August 8, Evan McMullin announced he is running as …

Government

What's Wrong With Speaking Spanish on the Campaign Trail?

Donald Trump doesn't seem to like languages other than English—in the Republican presidential debate on September 16, 2015, he criticized Jeb Bush for speaking Spanish during his campaign. <i>Atlantic</i> assistant editor Priscilla Alvarez addresses Trump's short-sightedness as the Hispanic community in …

Jay Carney: Press takes 'shallow approach'

Former White House press secretary Jay Carney criticized members of the press corps this week for taking a "shallow approach" in their coverage of the Obama administration.<p>In an exit interview with The New York Times Magazine, Carney said reporters' habit of "chasing the same soccer ball down the …