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Elephants rarely get cancer. Here's why this matters to humans

<b>(CNN) —</b> You'd think elephants would be getting cancer left and right: They are giants of the animal kingdom and have trillions more cells than humans -- cells that, in theory, could turn into cancer over their decades-long lifespans.<p>But you'd be wrong. It's not that they never get cancer, but less …

Elephants

How Would You Spend $309 Billion? Here's How Andrew Carnegie Did It.

Andrew Carnegie sold his company for the equivalent of 2.1 percent of the American GDP, then spent the rest of his life giving it away.<p>Andrew Carnegie: <i>The Gospel of Wealth</i><p>Andrew Carnegie's 1889 Essay, <i>The Gospel of Wealth</i><p>A Modernized Version of Andrew Carnegie's <i>The Gospel of Wealth</i><p>11 Great Quotes on …

Museums

10 Little Known Black History Facts | PBS

History is often reduced to a handful of memorable moments and events. In Black history, those events often include courageous stories like those of …

Black History

Erdoğan says Turkey will boycott US electronic products

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said Turkey will boycott electronic products from the US, as he issued another defiant response to sanctions imposed in a dispute over the detention of an American evangelical pastor.<p>The US measures have accelerated a currency crisis in Turkey, though the lira rallied …

South Asia

The five universal laws of human stupidity

In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential threat: Stupidity.<p>Stupid people, Carlo M. Cipolla explained, share several identifying traits: they are …

University of California

Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges; reality TV rerun?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off Monday in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings and plenty of insults — reviving their roles as reality show boss and villain.<p>Trump accused Manigault Newman, the former …

Donald Trump

Bake Avocado Into Your Next Loaf of Bread

It’s become almost annoyingly expected to mash avocado on toast. But why put it on top of your toast when you can bake it into homemade bread? …

Breakfast

The 9 Best Johannesburg Hotels of 2018

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Johannesburg

The bizarre spat with Canada shows Mohammed bin Salman’s true colours | Nesrine Malik

When western media and the punditocracy fawn over an Arab political figure who is superficially liberal but fundamentally still quite a nasty piece of work, it’s never long before they are spectacularly disappointed. I call this Desert Rose syndrome, after a 2012 Vogue profile that chose to …

Saudi Arabia

South African Rand Flash-Crashes 10% As Turkey Contagion Spreads

Amid increased anxiety over Ramaphosa's <b>white farmer land confiscation</b> and reports of a <b>$4.2 billion bailout of state-owned enterprises</b>, the Emerging …

South Africa

5 Late-Summer Tomato Recipes to Make Before the Season Is Officially Over

Now that it's mid-August, we've officially entered peak tomato season. Before we know it, the sun will set sooner, the temperatures will drop, and …

Cooking

Homemade Worcestershire Sauce Recipe

"This is a quick and easy recipe I made with my son."<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup apple cider vinegar<p>2 tablespoons water<p>2 tablespoons soy sauce<p>1 tablespoon …

Recipes

Beaten, not broken: the Russian ex-inmate covering the torture trial of former jailers

Ruslan Vakhapov recognised all the prison guards on trial last month for the brutal torture of an inmate in a Yaroslavl prison. They used to be his jailers too.<p>Now free, the former inmate has turned activist, and said he had come to report from one of Russia’s most important prison torture cases in …

Crime

Grieving Mother Orca Finally Drops Dead Calf After Carrying Corpse for 17 Days

A grieving orca whale that made headlines around the world for carrying the corpse of her dead calf for more than two weeks has finally released it, …

Animals

Choo choose to go: 5 of SA's most charming train rides

From a wine tour in the Cape to a toy train in the hills of KwaZulu-Natal, Paul Ash finds South Africa’s best train trips

South Africa

The 5 Healthiest Salad Dressings, According to a Nutritionist

I’m a salad fanatic. I’ve eaten one nearly every day for years, and I love experimenting with different combinations of greens, toppings, and …

Healthy Eating

Face to face with ‘the Beatles’, the Isis torture squad

Ricardo Vilanova never wanted to be part of the story. The Spanish photojournalist went to Syria in 2011 to cover the revolution brewing against Bashar al-Assad. But at the end of 2013 there was no firm ground in the war. The rebels he thought would offer protection did not and he was taken hostage …

Islam

Tomato Toast is the New Avocado, and We Can't Get Enough

Nine mouthwatering recipes you won't want to miss out on.<p>Not that we're trying to jinx it, but it seems like the avocado toast craze is finally …

Breakfast

Why Kerala, India, has the world’s wildest church architecture

The Southern Indian state is home to amazingly experimental design–a reaction to the staid architecture of the colonial era.<p>Christian churches are usually instantly recognizable, thanks to their repetitive design: There’s usually a tower topped by a cross, with stained-glass windows and sometimes …

Modernism

Colonial America's Little Secret: It's Always Been Miscegenation Nation

The very first English colonists brought with them people of varied ethnicities, and the historical record is clear that they also promptly …

Native Americans

From Campus to Corporate: Do Business-School Teachings Really Affect Boardroom Decisions?

Researchers investigate whether what's taught in business school is forgotten once graduates move into the real world.<p>It's a perennial debate among entrepreneurs and those who aspire to join their ranks: Do you really need a business-school degree, or is the world of work a better teacher?<p>That's a …

CEOs

Take avocados beyond toast with 14 amazing avocado-filled recipes

Make the most of avocados with guacamole, brownies, salads and more.<p>With their creamy consistency, eye-catching color and surprising health benefits, avocados add wonderful texture, flavor and nutrients to so many delicious dishes. Some people like to "put an egg on it," but go ahead and put …

Healthy Eating

The 16 Best True Crime Books Of All Time

It seems like everyone is obsessing over all things true crime lately — from binging <i>Making a Murderer</i> on Netflix, to tuning in to the latest <i>S-Town</i> …

Crime

How to Maintain Your Shower, According to a Plumber

Your shower pipes are not like your computer—they’re not supposed to be out of date and barely working within a few years. Completely replacing the …

Home Improvement

Cooking Quinoa Tonight? Avoid These Common Mistakes.

I thrive off the unknowns when I enter my kitchen to cook dinner — <i>what bits of produce did my roommate bring home from work? What almost-expired</i> …

Quinoa

'A devastating scenario': Brazil sets new record for homicides at 63,880 deaths

Brazil broke its own record for homicides last year, according to new figures which showed that 63,880 people were killed in 2017 – a 3% increase from the previous year.<p>Data from the independent Brazilian Public Security Forum said that an average of 14 people died at the hands of police officers …

Brazil

Science Has Resolved the Question of Boxers vs. Briefs

In 1925, boxer shorts were unleashed on the world: loose-fitting underwear for men, featuring an elastic waistband inspired by the shorts worn by boxers. It was underwear for the inner pugilist. Just ten years later, briefs—jockey shorts, tighty-whities—entered the ring, offering a different vision …

Clothing

The world's 20 greatest beaches

Air Travel

Brisket Recipes

Brisket can be cooked in a number of ways, from smoking the meat to slow-cooking it until it's super tender. Brisket is also delicious in hearty …

Cooking

Magnus Malan: Another chapter in apartheid’s vile history

General Magnus Malan was a trusted ally of PW Botha — apartheid’s "Groot Krokodil".<p>As defence minister in the 1980s he was overlord of a huge war …

South Africa