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Palestinian families homeless as Israeli military demolishes West Bank houses

Israeli bulldozers destroy 23 houses in two West Bank villages within controversial ‘military’ zone in one of biggest demolitions of recent years<p>Israeli military bulldozers have demolished 23 houses in two impoverished southern West Bank villages, including structures that were home to more than …

Britain to build cyber attack forces to tackle IS, hackers

CHELTENHAM, England (Reuters) - British spies are building elite cyber offensive forces to strike at Islamic State fighters, hackers and hostile powers, finance minister George Osborne said on Tuesday after warning militants wanted to launch deadly digital attacks.<p>Islamic State was trying to …

15 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted this year by a number of pediatricians …

Ocean Acidification Caused The Largest Mass Extinction Ever

And acidification is on the rise again<p>252 million years ago, massive volcanic eruptions sent a vast amount of lava flowing out onto the earth, and spewed huge amounts of carbon dioxide into the air, chemically altering the oceans in a series of events that would change life on earth forever.<p>It …

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How to Make a Beard-Growing Time-lapse

I recently made a timelapse of my friend shaving off his beard and walking backwards through a beautiful riverbed in Yosemite. When I flipped it …

Photography, Authority and Race

I am troubled by what I have seen.<p>In recent weeks, we have witnessed terrible, on-going episodes within our borders through photos and video that …

Report: Absent Bills LT Cordy Glenn expected back by Week 1

Though we don't know why Bills left tackle Cordy Glenn is not practicing, he's expected back relatively soon.<p><b>More NFL: Photos | Videos & GIFs |</b> …

US climber condemned for filming his children in Mont Blanc avalanche

A US climber who filmed his children, aged nine and 11, being knocked off their feet in a mini-avalanche as they tried to set a new mountaineering record on Mont Blanc has been condemned by the local mayor and climbers' associations.<p>Patrick Sweeney, who caught the incident on camera and posted on …