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The Brexiteers are right that this is a terrible proposal – but it’s entirely their fault

Alan Bennett started as a satirist but became a national treasure, a writer whose work is flecked with nostalgia yet still cuts through the nuances …

Great Britain

Learn the History of Indian Philosophy in a 62 Episode Series from The History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps: The Buddha, Bhagavad-Gita, Non Violence & More

The belief in a singular, coherent “Western tradition” in philosophy has led to a very insular, Eurocentric view in philosophy departments, as Jay L. …

Indian Philosophy

20 Facts That Will Shatter Your Conception Of The World

Ever wonder what vibrators were actually invented for?

An Ethiopia-backed port is changing power dynamics in the Horn of Africa

When Eritrea gained its independence from Ethiopia in 1993, Ethiopia became landlocked and therefore dependent on its neighbors—especially Djibouti—for access to international markets. This dependency has hampered Ethiopia’s aspiration to emerge as the uncontested regional power in the Horn of …

Africa

I’m Not Black, I’m Kanye

Kanye West wants freedom—white freedom.<p>I could only have seen it there, on the waxed hardwood floor of my elementary-school auditorium, because I was young then, barely 7 years old, and cable had not yet come to the city, and if it had, my father would not have believed in it. Yes, it had to have …

Michael Jackson

The Inconvenient Mummy Haunting Iran

When the mummified body of Reza Shah popped up by accident it carried a message but not one that a lot of people in Tehran, or the U.S. and Britain, …

When Milky Got His Money

A bank glitch gave a 24-year old, down-on-his-luck Australian man access to unlimited funds. Then he did exactly what you think he did with it.<p>You overdraw from your savings account. The bank doesn’t notice. You do it again. Same. And again. Same. What do you do? (A) Stop doing it. (B) Tell the …

General Relativity explained like you've never seen before

A super-quick, super-painless guide to the theory that conquered the universe.<p>scroll down<br>to begin<p>For 100 years, the general theory of relativity has …

Physics

A real-life Lord of the Flies: the troubling legacy of the Robbers Cave experiment

He believed he could make the two groups sworn enemies via a series of well-timed 'frustration exercises'<p>All the boys I spoke to had an uneasy feeling about this experience. It has troubled people Author Gina Perry<p>July 1953: late one evening in the woods outside Middle Grove, New York state, three …

Psychology

Secret recipe for a brilliant article

…for days where inspiration seems distantSo you made up your mind to write an article. You settled down, picked up your writing pad, and blank. <b>You</b> …

7 Bad Habits Truly Wealthy People Never Have

Almost all of those in the 1 percent have this in common: They don't spend their time doing these things.<p><i>What does the 1 percent do with their time compared to the 99 percent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Success

Somalia intercepts UAE plane carrying huge sums of money

Journalists in Somalia are reporting that the government has impounded an plane carrying an unspecified amount of money, even though some reports put …

Djibouti’s president for life moves towards China, threatening U.S. security interests

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>China has long been throwing large sums of money around Africa, and other developing regions, in an effort to expand Chinese …

Why It’s No Longer Possible for Any Country to Win a War

The last few decades have been the most peaceful era in human history. For the first time ever, fewer people die today from human violence than from …

Jupiter is so big it does not actually orbit the sun

But each time I read it to her — sometimes three or more times a day — I furrow my nerdy brow at this line: "Of all the planets that circle the sun, giant Jupiter is the biggest one."<p>The gas giant is indeed the largest planet in the solar system, weighing more than twice the mass of all the other …

Homeless Find a Champion in Canada’s Medicine Hat

MEDICINE HAT, Alberta — Kurt Remple, a toothless, unemployed, struggling alcoholic in this prairie town with the curious name, is a success story of sorts. Five years ago, he was living under a bridge and surviving on free meals from charities.<p>Today, he lives in a small but tidy one-bedroom …

The US Ambassador To Somalia Just Gave The Country's New President A "Make Somalia Great Again" Hat

Somalia is one of the seven countries covered by US President Donald Trump's travel ban.<p>The phrase on the hat, which was in the colors of Somalia's flag, says "Make Somalia Great Again," a not-so-complicated adaption of US President Donald Trump's campaign slogan "Make America Great Again."<p>It was a …

Read poems from the 7 countries affected by Trump’s immigration ban

On Monday, Tehran-born poet Kaveh Akbar began tweeting out poetry written by poets from the seven countries — Iran, Libya, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia, …

How to Radically Improve Your Writing in Under 2 Minutes

Super quick changes, outsize impact.<p>We're already more than a week into January, but I'm still slowly working my way through all the "best of" year-end lists out there (there are so many of them!). Combing through these recommendations may be time-consuming, but it's worth the commitment, I've …

Creative Writing

How Introverts Can Meet People Without Bars or Booze

<b>“Be yourself, because an original is worth more than a copy.” ~Unknown</b><p>There was a moment during my twenties years when I realized I was an …

Personality

Somalia's forgotten soldiers | Al-Shabab

<b>Mogadishu, Somalia</b> - Two men - one in military uniform, the other in a baggy button-down shirt - sat on a plastic mat in an unfurnished tin-roofed room in the heart of the Somali capital, Mogadishu. They were contemplating how they could voice their plight to those in the country's corridors of …

Djibouti apologizes to Somaliland over coastguard officer killing

<b>DJIBOUTI</b>-Djiboutian government has offered Somaliland an official apology for the killing of coastguard officer in gunfire exchange off the coast of …

Africa

THE CHAMWADA REPORT Episode 7 [Part 2] Focus on Somaliland Politics

KAYDKA HORN CABLE TV : Dib u Xusuuso Taarikhda Somaliland

DOOD XAASAASIYA Somaliland Jihadee ayey u socotaa?BY:SLNNEWS.COM

What Is Somaliland And Should It Be Its Own Country?

Migrating for a better life - from the UK back to Somaliland