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10 subtle signs you're smarter than you think you are

You might be surprised to know which of your quirks can reveal your inner genius.<p>1. You accept that there are plenty of things you don't know<p>You may think that pretending you know everything, even when you don't, makes you come across as smarter. But in reality, people who aren't afraid to be …

Two-nation theory and role of forgotten Muslim, who saved India

As was evident during the recent debate in Parliament, ‘who broke India’ is a question that Hindutva zealots throw at every given/grabbed/taken …

India

Google Maps will wake you up when you need to get off the bus

Google Maps will make taking the train or the bus in places you're visiting a lot less stressful: according to <i>TechCrunch</i>, the app will soon guide you through every step of a mass transit ride, including telling you when it's time to get off. Once the feature rolls out, you'll apparently find a …

Google Maps

Researchers have linked a human brain to the Internet for the first time ever

Brain Meets IoT<p>A team of researchers at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa have made a major breakthrough in the field of biomedical …

The most dangerous and violent narcotics cartel the world has ever seen.

“I have so many friends going to your countries trying to get rich, I congratulate you.”<p>To many observers, this remark sounded a whole lot like …

What Do New Technologies And Digital Transformation Mean To The Military?

New Technologies, IoT And Cyber Threats Are Changing The Way War Is Fought In The Battlefield Wearables used to monitor activity level and …

How do you know that what you know is true? That's epistemology

How do you know what the weather will be like tomorrow? How do you know how old the Universe is? How do you know if you are thinking rationally?<p>These …

Dozens of imams are marching against terrorism in Europe, but of course you didn’t hear about it

In Paris on Saturday, a coalition of imams started a bus tour to sites where Muslim extremists committed violence in Europe in an effort to condemn …

the ford earth roamer XV-LTS camper makes off-the-grid living a reality

<b>earth roamer builds custom ford ‘F550’ expedition vehicles that combine the best in off-the-grid capability with modern, home-like interiors.</b> the …

Alfa Romeo

6 Cognitive Biases That Are Messing Up Your Decision Making | Inc.com

Over millions of years of evolution you'd think your brain would have gotten pretty good at thinking. But the truth is natural selection hasn't been nudging our brains to be ever more rational. It's been nudging them to keep us alive. Those aren't always the same thing.<p>If our brains were bad at …

Exodus of Kashmiri Pandits: What happened on January 19, 26 years ago?

The cold, dark night of January 19, 1990, had stirred into life the worst nightmares of Kashmiri Pandits living in the valley. Screaming from loud …

The Canada experiment: is this the world's first 'postnational' country?

As 2017 begins, Canada may be the last immigrant nation left standing. Our government believes in the value of immigration, as does the majority of the population. We took in an estimated 300,000 newcomers in 2016, including 48,000 refugees, and we want them to become citizens; around 85% of …

Canada

The rhythm that makes memories permanent

Every time we learn something new, the memory does not only need to be acquired, it also needs to be stabilized in a process called memory …

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

How Trump's victory turns into another 'Lost Cause'

<b>(CNN) —</b> After President-elect Donald Trump's recent victory, some of his supporters celebrated by flying Confederate battle flags from pickup trucks and waving them at rallies.<p>But Trump's victory may mark the resurgence of the Old South in another more sinister way: The return of "racial …

The world in 2017: The battle of ideas

<b>2016 was the year of the unravelling. Norms were dispensed with. Old ideas were challenged and discarded. Our settled world was shaken and we became used to the shock of the new.</b><p>Since World War Two, and earlier, there was a consensus that trade was about much more than just economics. It was an …

3 Ways to Evolve into a Great Leader | Inc.com

This past October, Richard Branson appeared at the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit to answer the ever-burning questions about what it takes to be an entrepreneurial leader and just to keep it interesting, the moderator brought up three up-and-coming millennial entrepreneurs to weigh in as well.<p>Branson …

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Yemen's war leaves children on the brink of famine

More than 7,000 people have been killed in Yemen's war and three million people have been forced to flee their homes.<p>The UN estimates 14 million are at risk of hunger with half of those on the brink of famine.<p>Fergal Keane's report contains distressing images.

Who will help Myanmar's Rohingya?

<b>Rejected by the country they call home and unwanted by its neighbours, the Rohingya are impoverished, virtually stateless and have been fleeing Myanmar in droves and for decades.</b><p>In recent months, tens of thousands of Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh amid a military crackdown on insurgents in …

In Order To Achieve Lasting Success: 10 Tips To Become An Attractive Person

Fifty percent of this year is gone. Question, have you reached 50 percent or half of your goals?<p>If one of your goals is to be successful in any area …

Religion can have same effect on the brain as taking drugs, study finds

Religious experiences have a similar effect on the brain as taking drugs, according to a new study.<p>Scientists at the University of Utah used MRI …

The Brain

100 years of horror, but we still need to change our attitudes towards the traumas of war

Professor Sir Simon Wessely grew up well aware of what combat could do to a person. His father, a Jewish child refugee on the Kindertransport from Nazi Germany, signed up to fight for his adoptive Britain as soon as he turned 18 and served with the Royal Navy in the Second World War.<p>Rudolph (known …

Mental Health

Psychology journal article says sexist men have psychological problems

Psychologists looking at 10 years of data from nearly 20,000 men found that those who value having power over women and endorse playboy behavior and other traditional notions of masculinity are more likely to suffer from psychological problems - and less likely to seek out help.<p>Turns out that …

28 hours: Leading the Mosul attack, under fire, then trapped

<b>Mosul, Iraq (CNN) —</b> For more than 28 hours, CNN senior international correspondent Arwa Damon and photojournalist Brice Laine were with Iraqi special forces during their push into ISIS-held Mosul. It was a new phase of the liberation operation -- switching from villages and open terrain to a dense …

Europe's migration crisis in 25 photos

Thousands of migrants have flooded into Europe from Africa and the Middle East. Many seek refuge from war-torn areas.

These are among the most powerful migrant photos we've ever seen

<b>(CNN) —</b> It began when Agence France-Presse photographer Aris Messinis was on board the Spanish migrant rescue boat, NGO Proactiva Open Arms, in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya.<p>He was documenting the crisis, which has seen around 132,000 migrants arrive in Italy by sea this …

Study Finds Work-Life Balance Could Be A Matter Of Life And Death

New research suggests a correlation between an employee’s control over their work and their life expectancy.<p>People often complain that their job is killing them, or that they’re working themselves to death, but new research suggests there may be more truth to those clichés than we realize.<p>A recent …

Russian aircraft carrier is more a show of force than ‘start of world war’

Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, is widely seen as being eager to establish some military facts on the ground before Barack Obama leaves the White House and is potentially replaced by the more hawkish Hillary Clinton.<p>In the case of the naval taskforce heading towards the eastern …

Military

Russia is sending its largest naval surface deployment 'since the end of the Cold War' to Syria

The eight vessels photographed by Norwegian surveillance aircraft included its flagship aircraft carrier the Admiral Kuznetsov and the Pyotr Velikiy battle cruiser, Reuters reported Tuesday.<p>"We have been informed that they are en route to the Mediterranean," Major Elisabeth Eikeland, spokeswoman of …