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Beware the Women of ISIS: There Are Many, and They May Be More Dangerous Than the Men

This report from the International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism raises frightening questions about women returning from the …

Desert Wildlife in the United Arab Emirates: Pictures

United Arab Emirates

Camel Crossing Near Abu Dhabi: Pictures

Abu Dhabi

Pictures of the Week 3.2.17

Transgender court hearing set amid fight over Trump nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday scheduled oral arguments in a major dispute on transgender rights for March 28, when the U.S. Senate is set to be in the midst of a political fight over President Donald Trump’s nominee to a vacant seat on the bench.<p>A sign protesting a recent …

North Carolina

Attack on holy city of Medina appalls Muslims amid Ramadan violence

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ramadan draws to a close Tuesday, following weeks of bloodshed throughout the world as Islamist extremists have sought to sow terror during the Muslim holy month.<p>The scale of the carnage inflicted by extremists over the past week alone has been staggering. Just some of the more bloody …

Gene editing technique could transform future

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1246000/1246254_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532466902_d644d70565d4bb877f3725a307128212<p><b>CRISPR - get to know this acronym. It's good to know the name of something that could change your future.</b><p>Pronounced "crisper", it is a biological …

Genetics

'Manhattanhenge' shines on Memorial Day weekend

<b>(CNN) —</b> Get your cameras and phones ready! The most picturesque sunset is coming to New York City this weekend.<p>Two times a year, people in Manhattan gather in several spots to get a perfect shot of the sun aligning with the city's carefully laid out streets.<p>The phenomenon known as "Manhattanhenge" …

AP Explains: Violence against Christians in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The suicide bombing in the city of Lahore on Easter underscores how Pakistan's Christian minority has become an easy target for the country's Islamic militants, although Muslims also were among the victims.<p>There are barely 2.5 million Christians in the mostly Muslim country of 180 …

How to survive a global disaster: a handy guide

Whether it’s a natural disaster, bioterrorist attack or pandemic, experts reckon society as we know it will collapse within 13 days of a catastrophic event. So what do you do next?<p>On 22 June, 2001, Tara O’Toole and Thomas Inglesby of the Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies, …

Homeland Security

Review

By now, Madonna’s fans know what to expect from one of her concerts: plenty of high-energy dancing, clever thematic vignettes, impressive stage …

Music

New Windows 10 Mail and Calendar apps appear in leaked build

While Microsoft’s Windows 10 preview program is starting to supply updates on a regular basis, the leakers are always one step ahead. A new Windows 10 build (10051) has surfaced on the internet today that includes some welcome changes. The most obvious additions are new Mail and Calendar apps that …

Artist Paints Ephemeral Portraits on Vintage Paper Using Coffee as a Medium

Michael Aaron Williams is globally recognized for his statement street art that aims to provoke dialogue and stimulate social commentary. However, the Tennessee native has also become renowned for his detailed coffee paintings that capture the ephemeral nature of his subjects. Intimate and fragile, …

Art

Parents fatally whipped teen who wanted to quit church, New York court hears

• Deacon testifies at hearing for parents of Lucas and Christopher Leonard<br>• Boys attacked at ‘spiritual counseling session’ at New Hartford church<p>A mother and father whipped their 19-year-old son to death with an electrical cord during an all-night spiritual counseling session triggered by his desire …

Crime

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Black Holes

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Woman detained in Abu Dhabi for Facebook Post

Australian, Jodi Magi, detained for posting a photo of a car parked across two disabled parking spaces.<p>An Australian woman has been jailed by the Abu Dhabi authorities after falling foul of the country’s strict social media laws.<p>Jodi Magi, 39, is being held in prison pending her deportation.<p>Ms Magi …

Abu Dhabi

Think Society’s in a Downward Moral Spiral? One Expert Argues That Morality Is Shifting but Won’t ‘Lead to a Social Collapse’

• <b>Vanderbilt law professor says we’re not seeing a moral decline, as some might argue, but a complete shift toward a new morality based on principles of self-fulfillment.</b>• <b><br>Gay marriage and the rights of homosexuals, he said, are one of the last frontiers that those who believe in the more traditional</b> …

She Was Raised by Lesbian Mothers. But This Woman’s Open Letter Reveals Why She Now Opposes Gay Marriage.

A woman who was raised by two lesbian mothers has come forward to explain why she transformed from an activist in favor of gay marriage to an opponent of same-sex nuptials, saying the traditional family structure is the most successful and beneficial to children.<p>“My mom raised me with her same-sex …

15 Pictures That Will Change The Way You See The World

A selection from the amazing finalists of the Smithsonian.com's 12th annual photo contest.

How the World’s Oldest People Live So Long

At 118, the world’s oldest woman says her secret is eating, sleeping, and relaxing. Sounds good to us!<p>How do you live to be 109 years old? Exercise, …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Adele Uddo by Wendy Hope in "After Midnight"

<b>After Midnight</b>–Photographer Wendy Hope captures FGR’s very first all-accessories exclusive with these glossy studio images. Styled by Denise …

Adriana, Alessandra, Candice! Photos from the 2014 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

<b>2014 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show</b>–The models have been confirmed, the lights have been set, and now here is a look a the 2014 Victoria’s Secret …

Fashion Shows

Dynamic Portraits of Acrobatic Dancer and Bursts of Powder Frozen in Time

Brussels-based photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte freezes extraordinary instants in time in these expressive shots of an acrobatic dancer leaping and twirling amid dynamic clouds of powder. The Belgian photographer captured these spontaneous shots for the creative agency Norvell Jefferson in order to …

Particles

20 best Android apps this week

Nokia HERE Beta, World of Warriors, Game of Thrones, Pause, Humin, Go CBBC, Scrolls, Indiegogo and more<p>It’s time for our weekly roundup of the latest, greatest Android apps and games, this time from the last seven days of releases on the Google Play store.<p>As ever, the prices provided in brackets …

The Beauty Book

Danish photographer Kenneth Willardt has shot some of the world’s most beautiful women, from actresses like Laetitia Casta and Chloe Sevigny to models such as Adriana Lima, Lara Stone, and Gigi Hadid. Now, these striking photographs are compiled into one all-encompassing tome, appropriately titled …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

The Brain