Mohamed Aboul Yusr

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The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

Californian Artist Tom Holland's Former Midcentury Hits the Market at $1.25M

The entire home boasts midcentury-modern charm. Yet, it's the master bathroom that steals the show.<p>Built by Berkeley–based architect Jorgen Elmer in 1964 for renowned artist Tom Holland as a studio and home for his family, the 2,395-square-foot residence in Berkeley Hills, California, has been …

Mid-Century modern

رجال قبل الرسول.. أمية بن أبى الصلت وقيود بدر التى منعته من إشهار إسلامه

أمية بن أبى الصلت من أهم وأشهر الشعراء الذين ظهروا قبل الإسلام، وهو -قبل هذا- واحد من أخطر المتحنفين الذين دانوا بدين إبراهيم، عليه السلام، فقد أقر …

Can Liverpool Beat Modern Football in the Champions League Final?

Liverpool could win Europe’s biggest prize for the sixth time. If they do, it will mean even more than that.<p>For Liverpool, defeating Real Madrid in the Champions League final would be about more than just winning the competition for the sixth time—it would mean defeating the irresponsible, …

Soccer

Invasion of Iraq: The original sin of the 21st century

15 years on, Iraqi people and the world are still suffering the consequences of the US-led invasion.<p>Fifteen years ago today, Iraq was cast into the abyss as the US administration under George W Bush launched one of the most destructive invasions in modern history. In his now infamous speech …

23 Things You Didn't Know Your Chromecast Could Do

Bring out new and hidden features with these tips for Google's streaming dongle.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

How to keep Facebook apps from accessing your data

As Mark Zuckerberg testifies at the joint committee hearing questions about your own personal privacy on Facebook have probably come to mind After it was recently revealed that Cambridge Analytica obtained misappropriated personal information from of up to 87 million people Facebook users, …

Apps

How to use Facebook while giving it the minimum amount of personal data

The Cambridge Analytica revelations illustrate why we can’t trust Facebook to police its own platform<p>Facebook has found itself embroiled in yet another colossal controversy related to how its sprawling, multibillion-person social network has been abused by bad actors. This time, the culprit is …

Photos: Looking Back at the War in Iraq, 15 Years After the U.S. Invaded

Fifteen years ago, the bombs started falling on Baghdad. U.S. war planners had hoped a campaign of “shock and awe” would expedite the conflict, demoralize the Iraqi forces, and speed up their surrender. While the initial overthrow of Saddam Hussein was relatively quick, the Iraq War itself was …

Middle East

4 things you can do in Apple Maps that you can't in Google Maps

Flyover and more.<p>After its rocky start years ago, Apple Maps may have been banished to an out-of-the-way folder on your iPhone -- or deleted altogether -- while Google Maps occupies a coveted spot on your home screen. Google Maps remains my iPhone navigation app of choice, but Apple Maps isn't …

'Christianity as default is gone': the rise of a non-Christian Europe

Europe’s march towards a post-Christian society has been starkly illustrated by research showing a majority of young people in a dozen countries do not follow a religion.<p>The survey of 16- to 29-year-olds found the Czech Republic is the least religious country in Europe, with 91% of that age group …

Religion

The Beauty of Antarctica in Pictures

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لماذا للذكر مثل حظ الانثيين؟

ظل الأوروبيون يحرمون البنات من الإرث حتى قامت الثورة الفرنسية وطبقت قواعد المساواة، لكن المصريين وبعد ثورات متتالية خلال العصر الحديث، كان آخرها ثورة …

الصمود وحده لا يكفي

لماذا لا يفكر المقاومون في بلادنا في ما يمكن لهم ويجب عليهم فعله بعد النصر؟ ألا يمكن أن يغير ذلك من طريقتهم في المقاومة ويجعلها أكثر فاعلية؟ ولماذا …

Alias Grace

• <b>Author:</b> Margaret Atwood<p>In this astonishing tour de force, Margaret Atwood takes the reader back in time and into the life and mind of one of the most enigmatic and notorious women of the nineteenth century. In 1843, at the age of sixteen, servant girl Grace Marks was convicted for her part in the …

Enuma Elish: The Oldest Written Creation Myth

Cultures around the world and throughout the history of humankind have sought to explain how the world began and how their people came to be. The …

White and red: Tales from the Russian Revolution

A Red Russian and a White Russian, 100 years later.<p>"My grandfather was a terrorist," says Anton Antonovich Antonov-Ovseenko matter-of-factly. Sitting in his small office in central Moscow, the journalist and academic pulls out photos from the family archive and recounts the adventures of his …

How the Republic starts to fall

<i>Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter.</i><p>If you listen to history podcasts, you've probably heard of Mike Duncan. The American broadcaster's …

Political Science

The End of the Caliphate

When Ahmed Hassan was a child, he played soccer in a stadium in the center of Raqqa, a Syrian city on the banks of the Euphrates River where he grew …

The Secret Netflix Codes That Let You Unlock Hidden TV And Movie Categories

If you were getting bored of the normal Netflix genres -- dramas, comedies, horror movies -- then read on for this life hack.<p>By just tacking a number …

Best mobile games of 2017

Dream Uber rides: The 10 best cars to pick you up at the curb

Get Ready for Apartment Envy

It’s hard to look at this flat and not be jealous of the people who get to call it home! Titled “33 Kinds of Joys of Life”, it’s the latest work from …

Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary Who Defied U.S., Dies at 90

Fidel Castro, the fiery apostle of revolution who brought the Cold War to the Western Hemisphere in 1959 and then defied the United States for nearly half a century as Cuba’s maximum leader, bedeviling 11 American presidents and briefly pushing the world to the brink of nuclear war, died on Friday. …

Cuba

Eight Hopeful Legacies of the Arab Spring

More than three years after the Arab Spring began, the political situation in the Middle East is depressing. In Syria, a brutal civil war continues, with the forces of Bashar al-Assad gaining the upper hand. In Egypt, General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who has overseen a drastic crackdown on political …

The United States and Israel: What Now for the “Honest Broker”?

Was there ever a more predictable end to a Middle East peace effort than the demise of John Kerry’s recent initiative? Earlier this year, in a rare effort to be optimistic, I suggested this could be the Secretary of State’s year, noting that “his biggest advantage, perhaps his only advantage, is …

What Janet Yellen Didn’t Say: The B-Word

Appearing at a luncheon of the Economic Club of New York on Wednesday, Janet Yellen, the new head of the Federal Reserve, gave her first big speech on monetary policy, and, in some ways, a fine address it was. Yellen reiterated that there is still a good deal of slack in the labor market, and that …

Gabriel García Márquez (1927-2014)

Gabriel García Márquez, the winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize in Literature, died on Thursday, at the age of eighty-seven. <i>The New Yorker</i> was lucky enough to publish a number of his short stories, starting with “The Sea of Lost Time,” in 1974. In 1999, Jon Lee Anderson wrote a Profile of the novelist, …

#NGTRadar: Travel Lately

The Radar–the best of the travel blogosphere–is a regular feature on Intelligent Travel every other Wednesday.<p><b>You can play, too</b>. Follow us on Twitter <b>@NatGeoTravel</b> and tag your favorite travel stories <b>#NGTRadar</b> to help us find the crème de la crème on the Web.<p><b>Here are our latest picks:</b><p>When you hear …

I Heart My City: Sharada’s Hyderabad

When <b>Sharada Annamaraju</b> moved to <b>Hyderabad</b> as a teenager, it wasn’t exactly love at first sight. But time and distance can change a person. Eight years (and one language learned) later, she decided to give the capital of Andhra Pradesh in southern India another chance. This time, sparks flew, and she …