Nic Sevic

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The Real Agenda Behind the “Right of Return”

Events in Gaza this week illustrated with clarity the primary reason for the failure of the peace process. As long as the Palestinian national …

Mapping Palestine Before Israel

A new open-source project uses British historical maps to reveal what Palestine looked like before 1948.<p>The Palestinians recently protesting in the Gaza Strip called their demonstration “The Great Return March”—that’s a reference to a desire to return to the land from which they were expelled in …

Israel

THINK ABOUT IT: Israel and the Gaza Strip

There was nothing wrong with the Israeli reaction to the riots along the border, there is a lot wrong with the Israeli policy – or rather lack of …

Finnish university's online AI course is open to everyone

Helsinki University in Finland has launched a course on artificial intelligence -- one that's completely free and open to everyone around the world. Unlike Carnegie Mellon's new undergrad degree in AI, which the institution created to train future experts in the field, Helsinki's offering is more …

Artificial Intelligence

Media Refuses To Report: 5 Things Palestinians Do To Frame Israelis

This skewed reporting needs to stop.The post Media Refuses To Report: 5 Things Palestinians Do To Frame Israelis appeared first on Conservative …

Israel says Hamas curbed Gaza protests after Egyptian warning

Palestinian protests on the Gaza-Israel border have dropped off over the past two days, amid reports that Egyptian officials intervened to restore …

Gaza: UN to launch war crimes investigation into Israeli forces’ shooting of protesters

The UN has voted to send an international war crimes probe to Gaza after the body’s leading human rights official slammed Israel’s reaction to …

Israel

history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since 1799 - Palestine Remix

Our timeline spans more than two centuries to explain the dramatic chain of events that led to the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine. Further explore pivotal years in depth through our films.<p>SELECT A SPECIFIC ERA:<p>1799 – 1946<p>The British Mandate for Palestine, from 1917 to 1948, laid the …

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Want to Be Happier? Answer These 34 Essential Life Audit Questions | Inc.com

Audits are standard in both personal and business finance, but in many ways, life audits are much more crucial. That's because life audits evaluate well-being not just in one area but in basically everything. They can mean massive changes to relationships, work, activities, and even what you put on …

Audits

9 Great American Train Journeys too Epic to miss

There’s no need to get on an anti-septic flight or a tiring driving trip to get an amazing travel experience. Why not make the most of the best kept …

Trains

This Totally Counterintuitive Mind Trick Will Make You Much Happier

Chasing happiness usually backfires. Try this instead.<p>Happiness is an important life goal for a lot of people, so we should spend a lot of time thinking about how to be happy, right? Actually, no. Thinking a lot about happiness is a pretty surefire way to make yourself miserable, according to a …

The Best Island In Hawaii Has Been Hiding In Plain Sight

It’s Hawaii exactly like you want it to be.<p>The major Hawaiian islands all have their calling cards. On Oahu, it's Waikiki and the famed North Shore. On Kauai, it's the breathtaking Na Pali coast. Maui has Haleakala and the Road to Hana. And on the Big Island, it's a scientific trifecta of …

8 essential things to pack for America’s national parks

The muse of creative greats such as Ansel Adams, John Muir, and Rudyard Kipling (to name a few), America’s national parks have proven they leave …

Ask a Thru-Hiker: What's the Triple Crown of Hiking?

66<p>SHARES<p>Stop just dreaming about a thru-hike; make it real! Our online Thru-Hiking 101 class covers everything you need to plan and finish the …

One Bright Dot – Animated Short Film by Clément Morin

One Bright Dot, an animated short film by French motion designer Clément Morin.<p>Clément Morin, a Paris, France based motion designer has created this …

Every Frame Of This Incredible Short Film Was 3-D Printed

From beginning to end, Chase Me is the world’s first movie that was printed on a FormLabs Form 1+ 3-D printer.<p>The stats of most films read in footage shot, actors cast, and dollars budgeted. Not <i>Chase Me</i>, a new short by French animator Gilles-Alexander Deschaud. The world’s very first 3-D printed …

These Modular Seats Can Be Infinitely Rearranged

What if rearranging your furniture were (almost) as easy as changing your clothes? The Self-Made Seat, a modular seating system by French designer Matali Crasset, is designed to be infinitely rearrangeable, letting your furniture adapt to the number of people, the time of day, or the activities …

The World Health Organization Wants to Legalize Sex Work and Drugs

Earlier this month, the World Health Organization (WHO) released guidelines for helping to prevent the spread of HIV in key populations. The group, …

'RIOT!' -- The Radical Queer Pride Fantasy You Always Wanted (NSFW)

Last Friday a group of Brooklyn queers curated a radical Pride party, 'RIOT!', in response to what many decry as the corporatization and homonormatizing of Manhattan's mainstream gay Pride parade.<p>Organized by art collective and "living magazine" The Culture Whore and promoter David Sokolowski, …

'Truth. Be. Told.' To Explore The Stories Of Queer Black Visionaries

A compelling new documentary series is in the works that will provide a platform for a handful of queer black visionaries to share their personal stories of challenge, radical self-inquiry, transformation and triumph.<p>From filmmaker and activist Katina Parker comes "Truth. Be. Told." -- a series of …

In An Attempt To Relive Its Glory Days, The Trapper Keeper Is Now An iPad Case

Ah, the Trapper Keeper. Truly one of the most iconic school supplies ever created, and with a fascinating story behind its creation, to boot. We wouldn’t blame either nostalgic adults or retro-minded youth for wanting to carry around that brightly patterned, padded folio design, but it might seem …

Meet The K-Goal, A FitBit For Your Vagina

Ladies, now you can look forward to doing your Kegels. This tracking device gives vibration feedback when you’re doing it right, plus a little extra motivation.<p>As devices track more and more of our lives, from how much we eat to how well we think or whether we sit up straight, it’s hard to imagine …

ROOM Collection by Erik Olovsson & Kyuhyung Cho

ROOM Collection is a modular furniture system that is made up of 25 stackable blocks with geometric voids and a low table that let you compose your …

Table Topography: Wood Furniture Embedded with Glass Rivers and Lakes by Greg Klassen | Colossal

<p>Furniture maker Greg Klassen builds intricately designed tables and other objects embedded with glass rivers and lakes. Inspired by his surroundings …

This Tree-Shaped Farm-On-A-Skyscraper Could Bring Acres Of Crops Into The City

Designed like a giant tree, the Urban Skyfarm is covered in leaf-like decks that provide space for real trees to grow.<p>So far, most existing vertical farms look like big greenhouses or plant factories–all of the action happens on the inside. Warehouses in Chicago, Kyoto, Singapore, and a handful of …

David Cronenberg’s New NSFW Short Film Will Give You Insect-Filled Nightmares

If you recently clicked on a slide show of adorable kittens and need a quick antidote for those warm fuzzy feelings, this new nine-minute short film by the master of body horror, David Cronenberg, should do the trick. <i>The Nest</i> features a sallow Evelyne Brochu (<i>Inch’Allah</i>, <i>Tom at the Farm</i>) as a …

Accessories Made From Repurposed Upholstery Leather

Wet Clay is a relatively new brand creating laser-cut cuff bracelets for both men and women. Born out of a desire to create beautiful objects out of …

Exoskeleton Watch Was Inspired by Armors and Skeletons Characteristics

A very cool watch design, Peter Fletcher has done it again with his latest concept: <b>Exoskeleton watch</b>. From the name itself, you might know it was …