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Victim of Berlin anti-Semitic attack was an Israeli Arab who 'wanted to see what it was like' to be Jewish

One of the victims of an anti-Semitic attack in central Berlin that shocked Germany this week is not Jewish, it has emerged.<p>Adam Armoush told German television he was wearing a Jewish kippah skullcap in an attempt to prove it was safe to wear one on the streets of Berlin.<p>But the experiment went …


Israel at 70: there’s no failure like success

On Wednesday, Israel marks seventy years of statehood. When David Ben Gurion declared independence on May 14th, 1948—the anniversary floats about according to the Hebrew calendar—the new state’s population was 872,000. Just over 7000,000, or 80% of the new Israelis were Jewish, and they constituted …


Israel at 70: Satisfaction and grim disquiet share the stage

JERUSALEM (AP) — Is Israel a success as it turns 70? As Israelis commemorate the milestone this week, satisfaction and a grim disquiet share the stage.<p>It has a standard of living that rivals Western Europe, without the natural resources. It can boast of scientific achievements and military and …


The Pilot Who Saved That Southwest Flight Is A Badass

Tammie Jo Shults, reportedly one of the pilots responsible for landing the Southwest Airlines flight 1380 that experienced an engine explosion …

Southwest Airlines

The Advice To "Have Sex Even If You Don't Feel Like It" Almost Destroyed My Marriage

My husband and I went to counseling to basically have a third party create a chore wheel for us. But while we were there, the therapist unearthed …


The weather wasn’t the only strange story from the 2018 Boston Marathon

The runners facing down driving rain, blowing wind, and generally miserable, weird weather weren’t the only odd story out of the 122nd Boston …


Yuki Kawauchi, the Marathon Rock Star

Others may run faster, but no one runs as frequently fast as this manga-loving salaryman.<p><i>The boy is running hard, his breathing loud and choppy. He sees his mother up ahead, standing at the spot on the asphalt path that marks the end of the lap. She's looking at the stopwatch in her hand. If he</i> …


Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

Alfa Romeo

I’m more fit at 40 than I was at 20

Fitness<p>Amy Jackson signed up for her first 10K at 38. Now 44, she’s run 10 half marathons and is signed up for three more.<p>Amy Jackson, 44, admits …


The 15 Best Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: April 13th</b><p>The sci-fi genre currently splits the difference between niche entertainment and the mainstream, providing diehard nerds and folks looking for a simple good time with a common ground on which they can unite and share in their enthusiasm. There was a time when tales of …

Science Fiction

Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?

A look at the available evidence<p>It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me.<p>Schmidt is the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with a far-out proposal. In my work as an …

Rare Earth

The No. 1 trait highly charismatic people all share, according to science

William von Hippel, a psychology professor from the University of Queensland in Australia, conducts eccentric experiments to uncover the thought …


Why Do I Shiver After a Race?

It's your body's way of getting back to a normal state.The post Why Do I Shiver After a Race? appeared first on


We've All Been Threading Needles Wrong This Whole Time

As long as people have sewed, they've probably been frustrated by attempting to push thread through needles. It turns out an easy alternative to …


Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

Living Rooms

Men Should Pay Attention to These Signs of Women Flirting, They Might Just Help You Kickstart Your Relationship

Only 36% of men and 18% of women know when they’re being hit on<p>Flirting might not be as obvious as some might have you believe.<p>According to new …


The 50 Best Moments in Sci-Fi History

These are all the moments that made our favorite films truly memorable.<p>We've written about our favorite films of all time, but they'd be nothing without these memorable moments that make them worth watching again...and again... and again.<p><b>Warning:</b> <i>Some of the clips feature intense violence, mild</i> …

Science Fiction

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'High school now, it's a whole other level': 7 adults who posed as teenagers for a semester were shocked by how much things have changed

If you could relive your high-school experience for a day, would you jump at the chance?<p>How about for a whole semester?<p>That was the premise of "Undercover High," an A&E documentary series that followed seven adults as they posed as students at Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas, for the …

High School

Graphic: Global warming from 1880 to 2017

Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2017 were the second warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1880, according to an analysis by …

Climate Change

What's a Good Finishing Time for Running a Marathon?

You want a good marathon finish time, but how does it compare to others? The truth is, everything is relative when it comes to good marathon times. …


Elon Musk Urges People to Watch Chris Paine's A.I. Movie While It's Free

"Do You Trust This Computer?" is now available to stream.<p>Elon Musk is concerned about the future of humanity. The tech entrepreneur shared a link …


Orbiform Rolls Like A Ball Without Being A Sphere

AltDynamic have machined a mathematically perfect solid of constant width that is capable of rolling like a ball even though it is not a perfect …


7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …


These Fake Book Covers Based On Popular Songs Are Amazing

Would 100% read Hotel California.<p>Is there another song that you think would make the perfect book? Share in the comments below!


A librarian discovered the secret codes used by elderly library-goers

A librarian has given the Twittersphere an insight into the world of elderly library-goers and their mysterious ways.<p>Twitter user and library-worker …


5 sex positions to try for multiple orgasms

Worth a shot, eh?<p>Can you have multiple orgasms? Well...maybe! About 47 percent of women report having experienced multiple orgasms, according to a study by OMGYES, the Indiana University School of Public Health, and the Kinsey Institute. Here's how to get on the good side of that stat.

Indiana University

Amazing video shows ultra-low level flying from the cockpit of an F-16 cockpit

The footage you can find below was just released by the 35th Fighter Wing. It shows a low-level sortie flown by an F-16 out of Misawa Air Base, located some 400 miles north of Tokyo, in the northern part of the island of Honshū of Japan.<p>The clip is quite amazing. Take a look:<p>Low level flying …


DARPA-funded prosthetic memory system successful in humans, study finds

Hippocampal prosthesis restores memory functions by creating “MIMO” model-based electrical stimulation of the hippocampus — bypassing a damaged brain …


What It’s Like to Go Through Life As a Really Beautiful Woman

<i>Self/Reflection is a week of stories on the Cut about how we feel, versus how we look. Here, a woman in her late 50s tells Alexa Tsoulis-Reay how her</i> …