Mohammad Abdulrazeq

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Why the World Is Hating on Plastic Straws Right Now

If we’re to believe the many, many headlines, this might just be the year that the world kicks its plastic straw habit. In recent months, seemingly every major company, several American cities, and smug Instagrammers (not to mention vegan quarterback Tom Brady) have pledged to ditch their plastic …

Pollution

“Google Was Not a Normal Place”: Brin, Page, and Mayer on the Accidental Birth of the Company that Changed Everything

A behind-the-scenes account of the most important company on the Internet, from grad-school all-nighters, space tethers, and Burning Man to the “eigenvector of a matrix,” humongous wealth, and extraordinary power.<p>In 1996, as the World Wide Web was taking off, <b>Larry Page</b> and <b>Sergey Brin</b> watched from …

Silicon Valley

How to Quit Your Job — 10 Ways to Do It Gracefully

In my experience writing a workplace advice column, people agonize almost as much about <i>how</i> to quit your job as they do about <i>whether</i> or not to resign …

Employment

The full story of Thailand’s extraordinary cave rescue

<b>On 23 June, 12 boys went exploring in Thailand's Chiang Rai province with their football coach - and ended up trapped deep inside a cave underneath a mountain. The BBC's Helier Cheung and Tessa Wong were at the scene as a dramatic rescue bid gripped the world.</b><p>What happened over those two weeks is a …

Thai Cave Rescue

Who owns the space under cities? The attempt to map the ground beneath our feet

The space under cities is getting busier – from transport excavations to billionaire’s mega-basements. So how to keep track of what’s down there?<p>Just over a year ago I was sent a photograph of a tunnel-boring machine in a dirt lot in Los Angeles. The caption read: “Elon Musk is about to start …

Southern California

Peter Carington, last survivor of Churchill govt, dies at 99

LONDON (AP) — Peter Carington, a long-serving British politician who was the last survivor of Prime Minister Winston Churchill's government, has died, the government said Tuesday. He was 99.<p>The House of Lords website said he died Monday.<p>Known for being both refined and personable, Carington served …

Winston Churchill

Australian rangers trap big crocodile near tourist gorge

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Wildlife rangers said Tuesday that they had trapped a 4.7-meter (15-foot) saltwater crocodile, the largest they had ever caught in the northern Australian Katherine River and in an upstream region popular with tourists that is thought relatively safe from the killer …

Australia

A third of Brits think mum should stay at home to look after children

More than a third of Brits say that mothers of young kids should stay at home rather than going to work, a new study reveals.<p>Despite 72% of people …

Research

Everything you ever needed to know about long exposure photography

Whether shooting at night or in the daytime with neutral density filters, shooting long exposures isn’t always as straightforward as it might seem. …

Landscape Photography

Monsoon rains may force Thai cave rescue attempt this week

Thai authorities are racing against the clock to rescue 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a cave, saying they may attempt to evacuate the group before a fresh round of monsoon rains expected this week.<p>The group had been missing since finishing football practice on 23 June and were found …

Scuba Diving

Unforgettable Animal Photos In 'Wildlife Photographer Of The Year' Exhibit On International Tour

The chimpanzee in the photo above belonged to a troop of some 250 at Uganda’s Kibale National Park. The photographer, following them for hours from the humid and dense rainforest underground, only had tantalizing glimpses as they swung from tree to tree. This chimpanzee, however, had been busy with …

Wildlife

How to Use Your Camera Settings to Create Stellar Night Photography

Night photography introduces many challenges that are easily avoided during the day, like noise, blurriness, and your camera’s hypersensitivity to …

Landscape Photography

Refurbishment made Grenfell Tower a death trap, inquiry hears

Grenfell Tower was turned into a “death trap” by a dangerous and reprehensible refurbishment carried out by Kensington and Chelsea council and the local tenant management organisation (TMO), the inquiry into the fire has been told.<p>The accusation came as commercial firms responsible for the work …

Grenfell Tower

How to have a zero waste kitchen: tips from Jamie Oliver, Tom Kerridge, Skye Gyngell and more

According to the campaigning waste charity Wrap, UK households bin 5m tonnes of edible food every year. That is 1.1m tonnes less than in 2007, a drop that, in CO2 terms, is equivalent to taking 2.2m cars off the road each year. But, clearly, there is still a lot that could be done to inspire us to …

Jamie Oliver

How to master Google Photos and backup all your photos

Google Photos is a savior for avid photographers and online creators looking for a place to store and backup their pics and videos. Not only does it …

Mobile Photography

Amazing Photos Have Captured The Moment an Eagle Swooped a Fox Clutching a Rabbit

Guess who didn't win.<p>It only lasted for a savage, fleeting instant, but for 8 intense seconds last week an eagle, a fox, and a rabbit flew across the …

Birds

Pictures of the Week 5.17.18

Israeli Soldier at Gaza Strip Tells Story Mainstream Media Won't Tell

Kinley Tur-Paz is a soldier with the Israel Defense Forces. He was on the Gaza Strip last week, but what he saw isn’t getting much attention.<p>While …

This 11-year-old sells 'living paintings' for thousands of dollars each

Eleven-year-old Elisabeth Anisimow has built up quite the college fund doing what she loves: painting.<p>The child art prodigy has raked in about …

Art

How One Man Turned $2,000 Into $500 Million

If you’re a newer entrepreneur finding your way toward success, this man’s story will inspire you and give you four strategies that helped him turn $2,000 into over $500 million.<p><b>Who is Tim Gill?</b><p>In the early 1980s, Tim Gill found himself newly unemployed. He was let go from a small business due to …

Entrepreneurship

12 amazing facts about time zones

With the clocks going forward tonight, Telegraph Travel has uncovered a few oddities on the subject of time zones.<p>1. Greenland is in the same time zone as Britain<p>Despite its location in the middle of the North Atlantic, between Iceland and Canada, a narrow slither of eastern Greenland - the weather …

Thousands of qualified people can’t get UK citizenship—because they can’t afford it

Twenty-year-old Helen Smith has never been to a nightclub. She laughs when she admits this. She’s certainly tried to go clubbing; as a young person growing up in East London, it’s frankly hard to avoid.<p>But Smith is not a legal British citizen, which means that she has no legal photo ID—which means …

Immigration

135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

Store these away for future trivia nights.<p>1. Mister Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once …

Tony Awards

These smart cities in Italy put Silicon Valley to shame

A smart city development is a long-term play, not something we do over a month or a year.<p>Vint Cerf<p>We can do the things you need to do while also doing some things that are preparing for the future.<p>Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago

Silicon Valley

The 6 Things I Do Every Sunday to Stay Healthy All Week

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Diet Tips<p>Sunday Must Dos For Weight Loss<p>The 6 Things I Do Every Sunday to Stay Healthy All Week<p>Shares<p>My Sundays are …

AI will be the art movement of the 21st century

Most agree that AI will be the defining technology of our time, but our predictions tend to differ wildly. Either AI will become the perfect servant, ushering in a new era of productivity and leisure one weather report at a time (Hi, Alexa), or it’ll master us, consigning humanity to the ash heap …

Artificial Intelligence

Lassa fever: The killer disease with no vaccine

<b>Since the beginning of the year, Nigeria has been gripped by an outbreak of a deadly disease. Lassa fever is one of a number of illnesses which can cause dangerous epidemics, but for which no vaccine currently exists.</b><p>Lassa fever is not a new disease, but the current outbreak is unprecedented, …

Disease

A Japanese Photographer Traces How Cities Are Built and Destroyed

Sometime in the nineteen-eighties, riding the monorail into Tokyo, Naoya Hatakeyama had an epiphany about limestone—namely, that it was everywhere, except in the vast holes where it used to be. Blast after blast, truckload by truckload, humanity had embarked on an elaborate limestone-relocation …

Australian flight crews told to 'minimise manterruptions' and avoid saying country was 'settled' by British

Australian airline Qantas was accused of operating a “corporate thought police” after advising staff to avoid using terms such as husband, wife, mum and dad - and to describe the arrival of the British in the late 1700s as an invasion or occupation rather than a settlement.<p>In an information pack …

13 Words You Should Never Use When Replying to a Customer

It takes a lot for a customer to be willing to interact with a company. People brush by thousands of brands—from restaurants to online tools—on a …