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Why the combined strength of Iran, Russia and Turkey may not be enough in West Asia

The countries suffer from clashing strategic goals and internal contradictions.<p>The Western media is preoccupied with limited airstrikes from the …

What Is Education? Insights from the World's Greatest Minds

The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other …

Lost In Translation: The Power Of Language To Shape How We View The World

If you're bilingual or multilingual, you may have noticed that the different languages you speak will make you stretch in different ways.<p>Languages like Spanish or French require you to remember the gender assigned to every noun, even inanimate objects. Uttering a sentence as simple as "I read the …

Language Learning

Putin Welcomes Saudi Arabia Into His Middle East Sphere of Influence

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman arrived in Moscow on Wednesday in the first-ever official visit by a Saudi monarch to Russia, in a mission that signals an …

Critics say these are the best books translated into English from foreign languages this year

Through fiction, British boarding schools and American gym classes have been exported around the world. But what about stories from rural Poland, or the Norwegian coast, or Chinese mega-cities? For readers interested in books from beyond the English language, the prestigious Man Booker …

These Are the Top Six Books That Will Make You More Creative

If you read <i>What are the four principles that will lead you to breakthrough creativity?</i> and want more information, look no further.<p>Six of the best …

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet electrifies Pebble Beach

The 18.7-foot convertible concept is battery powered and stunning to look at.<p>What's better than the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept coupe that debuted last year? To some, a convertible version of the 18.7-foot long stunner would be and that is exactly what Mercedes-Benz has uncovered this year …

Guide: The Best PS4 RPGs

I think I am one of the few people that really got bored with Skyrim and Fallout :/<br>I loved the list and from all those games I haven't played two, …

Gaming Industry

How the brain makes body parts move

In a recent groundbreaking operation, a man paralysed from the neck down is now, after eight years, able to eat and drink without assistance – all thanks to the power of thought.<p>The story has captured everyone’s imagination because it seems miraculous that paralysis can be reversed simply by our …

The Brain

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Why Power Brings Out Your True Self - Issue 46: Balance

At the 2012 Democratic National Convention, Michelle Obama told the crowd, “Being president doesn’t change who you are. It reveals who you …

Why Is Russia In Syria? Here's Why The Kremlin Got Involved In Another Country's Civil War

Syria has been in the throes of a violent Civil War for the past six years — one that involves an authoritarian leader, U.S.-supported rebels and …

Sleepwalking is the result of a survival mechanism gone awry

For some, this was the last conscious action before an episode of sleepwalking.<p>Recent research from Stanford University shows that up to 4% of adults might have had such an experience. In fact, sleepwalking is on the rise, in part due to increased use of pharmacologically based sleep aids - notably …

How to Hack your Brain to Explode Creativity

• Articles<br>• No comments<p>Are you creative? Of course you are.<p>Our brains are wired to survive and – to survive – you must be creative.<p>Although you might not …

Creativity

How to Learn to Do Anything

My buddy Chris Dillow is the most inspirational tinkerer I know. I asked him, ‘How do you stay so curious?’ He told me:<p>Assume you can do anything.<p>1. …

The truth about Satan: Nuclear war in the 21st century

On October 25, 2016, the Russian state-sponsored news service TASS ran a story on the country's new SS-X-30 missile, also known as the RS-28, …

War

24 Audiobooks You Won't Be Able To Stop Listening To

Your commute is about to get a million times better.<p>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for clarity.</i>

A Clockwork Orange Author Anthony Burgess's Favorite Dystopias

Although he was an accomplished playwright, literary critic, and essayist, author Anthony Burgess—who was born 100 years ago today—is best known for …

Literature

21 Thought-Provoking Books That Will Stay On Your Mind For Days

Prepare to make your bookshelf considerably heavier.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

What is the Best Audiophile Turntable for the Money?

For an audiophile or hi-fi enthusiast, just hearing the word “turntable” evokes an almost euphoric response, as if they’ve just bitten into the …

Audiophile

15 movies you should watch before tomorrow’s Oscars

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>The 89th Academy Awards are just around the corner, so if you want to have an educated opinion on which films should take home the golden …

Entertainment

This Travel Agency Uses DNA Testing To Create Your Perfect Trip

Explore the same lands your ancestors once did by taking a trip planned around your genetics.<p>If you're looking for your next trip to be more personal than the typical hotel and spa experience, good news: You can now take a trip catered to your very specific DNA, and roam the same lands your …

9 Animated Movies On Netflix You Need To Watch ASAP

There will never come a time when there are too many animated movies on Netflix — or too many animated movies, period. Whether it's traditional, …

Animation

This short film has two endings (but it depends on your ears)

Dost your ears deceive you? A short film has two very different endings depending on how good your hearing is.<p>A short film called "Does Love Last Forever" is actually a hearing test in disguise. And unlike the end of "Lost In Translation," there's a good reason you might not be able to hear what …

These are the songs that never end: 10 of music's most rewarding long cuts

It takes giant cojones to go on national radio and bust out an acoustic version of a new, self-reflexive, chorus-free, 13-minute song whose lyrics start second-guessing its own reviews. But Father John Misty is not a man suffering from a shortage of self-confidence, so that’s exactly what he did on …

Blues-rock

Your first acoustic guitar lesson

<b>WORLD GUITAR DAY 2017:</b> <b>Prime yourself for any acoustic jam with this lesson on the basics of guitar playing.</b><p>It doesn’t matter whether you’re an …

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

Would you take a new £1,300 DNA test that could save your life?

On a wet Wednesday morning I’m reading a glossy, A3-sized health report that promises to unpack the secrets of my DNA. It informs me that I’m twice as likely to get heart disease as the average person. How cheery: I’m in my mid-30s and have so far had a reasonably clean bill of health, so seeing …

Molecular Biology

When The Left Longed For Russian Political Interference

To stop Ronald Reagan in 1984, Ted Kennedy reached out to the Soviet Union.<p>The Russian hacking has been rightfully viewed as an attack by the Putin …

Inaugural address: Trump's full speech

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>As prepared for delivery</i><p>Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: Thank you.<p>We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and to restore its promise …