Keith

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The Tragic Story Behind Picasso's Guernica, One of World's Most Famous Paintings

Exactly eighty years ago, <b>Pablo Picasso</b> took on a commission that would forever change both his career and the entire outlook of modern art. The …

Art History

Tilted Blue Dreams (2017)Acrylic on Canvas80x80 cm - 31

Tilted Blue Dreams (2017)<br>Acrylic on Canvas<br>80x80 cm - 31.5x31.5 inches<br>On sale now on Saatchi Art.<br>Price includes worldwide shipping.<br>Do we really know what dreams are made of? Is it only the activity of our mind while sleeping?<br>My paintings on Tumblr

Jacob Dhein (American, b. 1978, Wisconsin, USA) - Ocean Beach Tree Line, 2015  Paintings: Oil

Jacob Dhein (American, b. 1978, Wisconsin, USA) - Ocean Beach Tree Line, 2015 Paintings: Oil

The new electronic police state

According to the government, your privacy protections evaporate the moment you set foot in an airport.<p>Although the Fourth Amendment protects us and our “effects” from “unreasonable searches and seizures,” Customs and Border Protection agents can take advantage of an exception to this constitutional …

Surveillance

Moore vs. Strange: Alabama’s Curious Special Election

The ‘establishment’ candidate has Trump’s support — and is behind in the polls.<p>Anyone who wishes to analyze the strange effect that Donald Trump has …

Elections

Expressive Writing Liberates the Mind from Chronic Worrying

Source: Pixabay/Creative Commons<p>Taking a few minutes to jot down your thoughts and feelings using a technique called “expressive writing” can free up …

Heart Rates

ESA releases film of Aurora Borealis shot from ISS

It is one of nature’s most spectacular phenomenon, from earth or from the stars.<p>The European Space Agency has released images of the Aurora Borealis shot from the International Space Station.<p>The phenomenon occurs when electrically charged electrons and protons in the Earth’s magnetic field collide …

Northern Lights

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

next<p>prev<p>BEIJING – A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:<p>EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a …

South China Sea

The Stubborn Genius of Auguste Rodin

The hundredth anniversary of the death of Auguste Rodin prompts “Rodin at the Met,” a show of the Metropolitan Museum’s considerable holdings in works by the artist. But no occasion is really needed. Rodin is always with us, the greatest sculptor of the nearly four centuries since Gian Lorenzo …

Art

Could You Fall in Love With a Hologram?

Sex robot called Samantha 'who has brain and can tell jokes' goes on sale in UK for £3,500

A sex robot named Samantha which "has a brain and can interact with you" has gone on sale in the UK for £3,500.<p>Erotic retailers Vibez Adult Boutique …

Robots

Sex around the world: Here’s what goes on at Swingfields, the UK’s most secretive swingers’ festival

<b>If there’s one thing I know about Swingfields, the self-proclaimed original and biggest UK festival for swingers, it’s that no one talks about</b> …

Travel

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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s what’s happening on Monday.<p><b>1. US president Donald Trump has renewed his travel ban on African and Middle Eastern countries, adding several new nations to the list</b>. While the existing ones were mostly Muslim-majority nations, people from North Korea, Iran, Chad, Libya, Syria, …

Michel Barnier

1.5 million dead in a decade: Just what is wrong with India’s roads and vehicles?

It was dark, and the elevated expressway connecting Bengaluru to its information technology heartland was slick from the rain, but the teenage drivers of three cars did not think it was a bad idea to race one another. They had apparently, the police said, done this often.<p>At 3am, the three friends …

India

Evacuations from Indonesian volcano swell to nearly 50,000

BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Nearly 50,000 people have fled the Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, fearing an imminent eruption.<p>Waskita Sutadewa, spokesman for the disaster mitigation agency in Bali, said Monday that people have scattered to all corners of the island and some …

Indonesia

Like Germany’s Social Democrats, left-wing parties are losing ground across Europe

BERLIN — The 2017 German election fits at least three bigger trends. There was Merkel who convinced Germans to grant her a fourth term in office, reaffirming her position as the preferred choice in the center. The Alternative for Germany (AfD) joined a number of other far-right parties across …

Elections

Mass Graves Containing Bodies of 28 Hindu Women and Boys Found in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar police said Monday that they have discovered at least 28 slain Hindu women and boys in two mass graves in the …

Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army

White House expands travel ban, restricting visitors from eight countries

The Trump administration announced new restrictions Sunday on visitors from eight countries — an expansion of the preexisting travel ban that has spurred fierce legal debates over security, immigration and discrimination.<p>In announcing the new rules, officials said they are meant to be both tough …

Travel Ban

Robots have already taken over our work, but they’re made of flesh and bone

Many jobs in the modern economy have been sapped of their humanity. How should we resist the rise of ‘digital Taylorism’?<p>Most of the headlines about technology in the workplace relate to robots rendering people unemployed. But what if this threat is distracting us from another of the distorting …

Intelligence

Should we ban sex robots while we have the chance?

AI sex dolls are on their way, with potentially sinister social consequences. So before they hit the market, we must ask whether they should<p>People are blowing a fuse about sex robots – or rather, “rape robots”. Journalists from the New Statesman and the New York Times among others have all reported …

Robots

From Blade Runner to Rollerball: did cinema's sci-fi dystopias predict the future?

We are living in the era imagined by science-fiction films – but is reality really mirroring fiction?<p>Police cars can’t fly, artificial snakes are not commercially available, and the exodus to off-world colonies has not yet begun, but we’re already living in the world of Blade Runner – …

Science Fiction

Astronaut Puts Trump On Blast: 'If You Can’t Do The Job Then Please Step Down'

Leland Melvin calls out the president over his harsh criticism of NFL protests.<p>Leland Melvin, the retired NASA astronaut behind a famously adorable portrait featuring his two dogs, is calling out President Donald Trump for his attacks on protesting athletes.<p>Melvin, a graduate of the University of …

Donald Trump

Rohingya crisis: A month of misery in Myanmar's Rakhine

Monday marks one month since recent crisis began in Rakhine forcing 430,000 people to flee their homes to Bangladesh.<p>Hundreds of people continue to cross the border into Bangladesh one month since the start of the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar's Rakhine where raids by Rohingya fighters prompted a …

Asia

Iraqi Kurds vote in independence referendum

Millions of Kurds expected to vote for independence in northern Iraq, amid international opposition against poll.<p>People in Iraq's autonomous region of Kurdistan are voting in an independence referendum amid rising tensions and opposition.<p>Polls opened at 05:00 GMT for the controversial vote, with …

Iraq

The Latest: AfD leader refuses to join parliamentary group

next<p>prev<p>BERLIN – The Latest on the outcome of Germany's national election (all times local):<p>9:20 a.m.<p>A leader of the nationalist Alternative for Germany has laid open differences inside the party after it surged to third place in Germany's election, announcing she won't join its new parliamentary …

Germany

Bench-clearing brawl: Trump kicks sports stars, and they kick back

Admit it: Wouldn’t you rather have Donald Trump hurling verbal grenades at football and basketball stars than a guy with nuclear weapons?<p>I’m not minimizing the seriousness of the controversy. But Trump has an acute sense of when it’s in his interest to fight the culture war—and at least this is a …

Donald Trump

The Latest: Iran says Iraqi Kurdish vote 'untimely,' 'wrong'

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on the Iraqi Kurdish referendum on support for independence from Baghdad and the tensions surrounding the vote (all times local):<p>11:55 a.m.<p>Iran has described the Iraqi Kurdish referendum on support for independence from Baghdad as "untimely and wrong" and reiterated …

Islamic State (ISIS)

The rise of Germany’s far right leaves Merkel stuck with the ‘Jamaican’ option

<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>In one sense, it was business as usual: Germany voted, the center held, stability won out and Chancellor …

Germany

Trump ‘Kneel’ Attack Gives His Base Reason To Stand

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is getting exactly what he wanted from a racially charged confrontation with professional athletes and sports team owners: A morale boost for his base and a fight with those who see the refusal to stand for the National Anthem as an appropriate form of …

Republican Party