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The England football team have to play at Wembley for 8 years - and it will widen the north-south divide

Irrespective of England’s poor showing in Rio this summer, football remains one of our nation’s abiding passions. Yet Wembley wasn’t even half full for Wednesday’s friendly at Wembley. Reflecting in the Daily Mirror on why only 40,000 fans turned out for the match against Norway, Millwall manager …

Amazing GIFs of Octopus Camouflage

The octopus is a master of disguise, blending in with its environment at startling speed. These cephalopods—marine mollusks characterized by …

Health Check: five supplements that may help with depression

Over two-thirds of Australians are thought to use complementary medicines ranging from vitamin and mineral supplements to herbal to aromatherapy and …

Academic Research

You Can't Understand ISIS If You Don't Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia

BEIRUT -- The dramatic arrival of Da'ish (ISIS) on the stage of Iraq has shocked many in the West. Many have been perplexed -- and horrified -- by its violence and its evident magnetism for Sunni youth. But more than this, they find Saudi Arabia's ambivalence in the face of this manifestation both …

Islamic State: Ideological Challenge to Saudi Arabia

The meteoric rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and its declaration of an Islamic State straddling the two Arab countries raises the spectre of a militant Islamist state in the heart of the Middle East close to the borders of US allies like Israel, Jordan and Saudi Arabia. If the …

Middle East Time Bomb: The Real Aim of ISIS Is to Replace the Saud Family as the New Emirs of Arabia

<b>This article is Part II of Alastair Crooke's historical analysis of the roots of ISIS and its impact on the future of the Middle East. Read Part I here.</b><p>BEIRUT -- ISIS is indeed a veritable time bomb inserted into the heart of the Middle East. But its destructive power is not as commonly understood. …

Low-Carb Beats 'Low-Fat'? Take a Closer Look

It's hard to miss the new Tulane University study which finds that -- contrary to decades-old warnings about the risks of a high-fat diet -- eating more fat can help you lose weight and lower your risk of cardiovascular disease.<p>So is it time to binge on burgers, bacon, and cheese? Not so fast. The …

A Navy SEAL Surfaces as Transgender

<i>Lady Valor</i> screening at Time Warner Center in New York, with CNN moderator Miguel Marquez and panelists: psychotherapist Ken Page, Senior Chief Petty Officer (ret.) Kristen Beck, psychiatrist Jack Drescher and <i>Prodigal Sons</i> filmmaker Kimberly Reed<p>Seals are remarkable creatures. Bewhiskered, toothy …