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Africa’s last absolute monarch wants to ban divorce

King Mswati III of Swaziland is Africa’s last absolute monarch. The 49-year old king who calls himself <i>ngweyama,</i> “the lion,” owns most of the country’s land and rules by decree, appointing all of the government’s top positions. Now he may make Swaziland the first country in Africa to outlaw …

Africa

Domestic Violence: Nearly Three U.S. Women Killed Every Day by Intimate Partners

On Monday morning, Karen Smith went to work at the elementary school where she taught in San Bernardino, California. By noon, she was dead.<p>Smith was fatally shot by her husband, Cedric Anderson, whom she had recently left and was reportedly considering divorcing, according to police. Anderson also …

How to track your sleep with Android Wear 2.0

How can you track your sleep patterns with Android Wear 2.0 if it doesn't come with a built-in sleep tracker? And why <i>doesn't</i> Android Wear natively …

Why is looking out into space the same as looking back in time? (Beginner)

<i>Why do people sometimes say that when we look at stars that are very far away that we are "looking back in time"?</i><p>This is because of the finite speed …

Nobel laureates warn Aung San Suu Kyi over 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya

Letter says Myanmar’s leader and peace prize winner has failed to act as ‘grossly disproportionate’ crackdown on minority Muslim group kills hundreds<p>More than a dozen fellow Nobel laureates have criticised Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s de facto leader, for a bloody military crackdown on minority …

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Eugenics

Eugenics is a scheme for improving the human race by controlling reproduction. The practice of eugenics reached its height in the period between the …

Great Britain

Chlamydia Rates Are at an All-Time High, but You Really Shouldn’t Worry

The Basics<p>Chlamydia is a bacterial infection that's sexually transmitted (similar to gonorrhea or syphilis). It's also one of the most common …

Donald Trump, domestic terrorist: The man who tried to kill democracy — and why we had it coming

<b>Donald Trump (Getty/Paul J. Richards)</b><p>Yes, Trump is dangerous, but he’s not the real problem — and Hillary Clinton definitely isn’t the solution<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>October 22, 2016 4:00pm (UTC)<p>A domestic terrorist is trying to destroy America. You can’t say we didn’t have it coming. Our arrogance and …

Political Science

Verizon says 128GB Google Pixel XL is sold out and won't be in stores tomorrow

32GB Pixel XL and regular Pixel in both sizes will be at Verizon retail stores<p>If you're like me, maybe you were planning on walking into your local Verizon Wireless store tomorrow morning to purchase a 128GB Google Pixel XL. Well, I've got rather unfortunate news, friends. Jeffrey Nelson, who works …

Mars Astronauts Face Memory Loss, Anxiety And Long Term Brain Damage

While the billionaires are occupied with whether we can get to Mars, others are investigating whether we should. And the latest study doesn’t look good.<p>Charles Limoli, professor of radiation oncology at the University of California, Irvine and his colleagues believe that any trip to Mars under …

Astronomers Spot a Massive Black Hole That’s Gone Rogue

Using the Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have found evidence of a “wandering” black hole on the outskirts of a distant galaxy. It’s too far …

Universe

Human lifespan has hit its natural limit, research suggests

Although more people reach old age each year, the ceiling for the human lifespan appears to be stuck at around 115 years, study indicates<p>Humans are unlikely to ever blow out more than 125 candles on their birthday cake, according to research that suggests that our lifespan has already hit its …

Earth is surrounded by X-rays from a mysterious source

There are things happening all around us that we can't see.<p>If humans could see in wavelengths beyond visible light, the whole cosmos would look like …

X-rays

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Pete Carroll Comments on Nate Robinson's Workout with Seahawks, NFL Future

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll was complimentary of Nate Robinson after the former NBA guard worked out for his team, but he didn’t seem ready to offer a contract on the spot Tuesday, per Sheil Kapadia of ESPN.com.<p>"I think it's all but impossible. It's as hard as you could possibly get,” …

Food Prices and Market Speculation: The Return of the Global Hunger Games | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>The leading expert on food at the United Nations says sharp price fluctuations in the price of food has little to do with actual supply. Nowadays,</i> …

Japanese diet plan associated with longer life expectancy: What are the guidelines?

Eating according to Japanese diet guidelines could lower mortality rates and increase life expectancy, scientists claim.<p>In 2005, the Japanese …

White bread, bagels and rice 'increase the risk of lung cancer by 49 per cent'

Largest study of its kind finds consuming a diet with a high glycemic index increases lung cancer risk<p>Carbohydrates, long blamed for fuelling obesity, have now been linked to lung cancer.<p>A new study has revealed a 49 per cent increase in risk among people consuming a diet with a high glycemic index.<p>…

DIY Portable Lunch: Kye’s Rolls

Packing a sandwich that doesn’t get soggy is hard, particularly because any sandwich worth its salt requires a nice shot of sauce or spread. But …

Healthy Eating

How Iowa Hijacked Our Democracy

The first symbolic hurdle of the presidential campaign is anti-democratic, meaningless, even harmful.<p>The armies of the media are gathering in the American heartland. With each new poll come shrieks of joy, or panic. When Monday night finally arrives, this first test of the candidates will be …

Wheaton professor denounces efforts to fire her

A tenured political science professor who Wheaton College seeks to fire said the private evangelical school has leveled a number of charges against her, including "her unqualified assertion of religious solidarity with Muslims and Jews."<p>"I'm flummoxed and flabbergasted," Larycia Hawkins said during …

Police firearms officers trained by SAS to shoot terrorists in the head

Police chiefs insist there is no “shoot to kill” policy within British policing but accept that headshots are likely to “prove fatal”<p>Police firearms officers have been trained by the SAS to shoot terrorists in the head amid the growing threat from Islamist fanatics.<p>Police chiefs insist there is no …

City deputies indicted in fatal shooting of 6-year-old in Louisiana city

A grand jury in Louisiana indicted two Marksville city deputy marshals Thursday in a shooting last month that killed a 6-year-old autistic boy and critically wounded his father. Meanwhile, another police officer, who arrived on the scene and witnessed the shooting, told authorities that he didn’t …

Prophecy realized: Ex-Gitmo detainee, UBL aide resurfaces on battlefield in Yemen

A hardened Al Qaeda fighter who served as Usama bin Laden's jack-of-all-trades before spending a decade at Guantanamo Bay made a military prosecutor's prophecy come true when he resurfaced on the field of battle in Yemen, where he is one of the terror group's top leaders.<p>Ibrahim al-Qosi, a Sudanese …

This Brilliant Tip Will Make Any iPhone Run 10 Times Faster

And it only takes 10 seconds.<p>Say "goodbye" to crashing apps and Safari pages loading at a glacial pace forever. Thanks to Marc Forrest, an IT guru and the web world's new favorite iGuy, the internet has been blessed with a trick that will clear the random access memory (RAM) on your phone and make …

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Charles Koch’s power trip: Billionaire libertarian sees no problem in buying the sort of government he prefers

<b>(MSNBC)</b><p>Oligarchy is good so long as I get what I pay for, explains oligarch<p>Simon Maloy<p>November 3, 2015 6:08pm (UTC)<p>The Koch brothers, Charles and David, sat down for a WORLD EXCLUSIVE interview with the vacant power worshippers of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” this week, and in the process the billionaire …

Middle-class

A group of middle-aged whites in the U.S. is dying at a startling rate

A large segment of white middle-aged Americans has suffered a startling rise in its death rate since 1999, according to a review of statistics published Monday that shows a sharp reversal in decades of progress toward longer lives.<p>The mortality rate for white men and women ages 45-54 with less than …