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Tired of Mideast conflict? 8 stories to watch in Israel for 5776

JTA - Tired of hearing about Israels conflict with the Palestinians or the machinations of a certain Islamic Republic? Theres plenty of other news …

Weights more effective than cardio at fending off stomach fat

Gym junkies, this is the research you’ve been waiting for: Weight training whittles down stomach fat (and <i>keeps</i> it off) better than aerobic exercise. …

5 Tricks To Stop The Dreaded Middle-Age Decline

Stop aging in its tracks.<p>In the words of Bette Davis, "Aging ain't for sissies." And anyone who's lived long enough to experience middle age may tell you the same.<p>So before it catches up with you, here are some simple measures you can take to make sure you age as well as possible.<p><b>1. Get enough</b> …

Here's what it's REALLY like to work at Google, the 'world's most attractive' employer

The tech giant headquartered in Mountain View, California, frequently ranks top tier on Business Insider's Best Companies To Work For In America list, landing in the No. 2 spot this year.<p>Google was also judged to be the World's Most Attractive Employer this year by global research and advisory firm …

Majority of French against easing refugee rules, favor Syria strikes

A majority of French people are against softening rules to access refugee status, a poll showed on Sunday even as thousands poured to the streets to show their solidarity with migrants seeking asylum in Europe.<p>Around 8,500 people marched in Paris on Saturday carrying banners such as “Refugees …

Migrants in the Balkans: Everyone wants to be Syrian

Documents scattered only meters from Serbia's border with Hungary provide evidence that many of the migrants flooding Europe to escape war or poverty are scrapping their true nationalities and likely assuming new ones, just as they enter the European Union.<p>Many of those travelers believe that using …

What increased Russian support for Assad could mean for Syria

Syria

UN agencies 'broke and failing' in face of ever-growing refugee crisis

The UN’s humanitarian agencies are on the verge of bankruptcy and unable to meet the basic needs of millions of people because of the size of the refugee crisis in the Middle East, Africa and Europe, senior figures within the UN have told the Guardian.<p>The deteriorating conditions in Lebanon and …

Middle East

'Most Muscular' Captures the Reality of Bodybuilding

Leading up to the 2003 Mr Olympia competition—the world’s preeminent body building contest—photographer Brian Finke spent a year and a half traveling across America to photograph local and large-scale competitions in preparation for the main event. His collection of images, called “Most Muscular,” …

Egyptian billionaire offers to buy island for refugees

An Egyptian billionaire is offering to buy an island for people fleeing to Europe from war-torn countries in the Middle East and Africa.<p>Naguib Sawiris, one of the region's wealthiest men, said "there is no limit" on what he is willing to spend to buy an island from Italy or Greece -- where …

European Union

Top 10 Most Visited National Parks

The number of people who visit America's national parks is staggering—over 331 million visits were documented in 2017. Wonder which parks are the most popular? Here are the top ten.

National Parks

An Israeli island in Finland

FINLAND - It is truly a strange story: Four young Israelis, who each made a quick exit in high-tech or real estate, bought a Finnish island. It's as …

13 Top Scientists' Favorite Books And Movies

Everything from comic books to classic films inspired these bright minds.<p>There's a big difference between science and science fiction, but sci-fi books and movies have inspired some of the greatest minds of today.<p>"The best of the science fiction films will stimulate a curiosity and an interest in a …

Astronauts report an “overview effect” from the awe of space travel—and you can replicate it here on Earth

The view of earth from space is so spectacular that it can apparently transform astronauts’ perspectives on life—and even draw these scientists toward religion and spiritualism.<p>“Something happens to you out there,” Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell has said. “You develop an instant global …

Space Exploration