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The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list<br>• The 100 best novels written in …

Books

Lost Languages Discovered in One of the World’s Oldest Continuously Run Libraries

Saint Catherine’s Monastery, a sacred Christian site nestled in the shadow of Mount Sinai, is home to one of the world’s oldest continuously used …

Thieves in the night: how men stole my sexuality

<i>Shon Faye is Dazed’s LGBTQ editor-at-large. She is a writer, presenter and comedian who describes herself as "a modern career transsexual" who mostly writes "for attention".</i><p>Living with myself became easier once I admitted that I need validation from men. I suffered, silently, for years with shame …

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

15 Damn Delicious (and Healthy!) Chocolate Desserts

Chocolate makes everything better, except maybe your waistline when eaten in copious amounts. That's why we present you with lightened-up — yet totally delectable — recipes for truffles, cookie sandwiches, and salted caramels. There's even a healthier recipe for chocolate cream pie! These 15 …

Dessert

Gimme Some Oven Garlic Lovers Salmon In Foil (Baked Or Grilled) | Gimme Some Oven

Garlic Lovers Salmon In Foil (Baked Or Grilled)<p>I’ve mentioned on here before that learning to cook as a visiting chef in Barclay’s kitchen has always …

This Is The Story A UN Court Didn’t Want Three Rape Survivors To Tell

Three women from Rwanda changed history when they testified about rape and genocide at a United Nations court. Nearly 20 years later, the same court tried to gag the film that tells their story.<p>KIGALI, Rwanda — At first glance, Seraphine Mukakinani’s life seems unremarkable. She didn’t finish …

Interest rates are rising in the US, but in other places they're still below zero — here's what that means

It's only the second time in a decade. On Wednesday December 14, the Federal Reserve hiked its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percent to the range of 0.5% to 0.75%. That number doesn't affect most Americans directly. It's a target for the rate charged when banks lend money to each other …

100 Vegan Christmas Recipes Glutenfree options

Vegan Christmas Recipes, Christmas Cookies, Dinners Ideas, Christmas Desserts and more. Plan you holiday menu and gifts. Gluten-free Soy-free …

The moral foundations of fascism: Warring psychological theories struggle to make sense of Hitler, Mussolini and you-know-who

<b>(AP)</b><p>An abstruse but bitter debate in social psychology sheds crucial light on Donald Trump, and the history behind him<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>December 4, 2016 5:00pm (UTC)<p>The week before the 2016 presidential election, Francis Wilkinson wrote a piece for Bloomberg View headlined "The Moral Foundations of …

10 Simple Ways to Eat Healthier Without Thinking

Your environment has an incredible ability to shape your behavior. If you design your environment to be conducive to healthy habits, then you’ll find …

Beautiful treasure in ancient Cyprus tomb reveals island was crucial Mediterranean hub

Artefacts from many ancient cultures were recovered from the large family grave.<p>A large tomb full of treasures from the Late Bronze Age has been …

Here's how to get rid of your old electronics responsibly — without creating e-waste

There's a tiny bit of hazardous material in every smartphone. And at the end of a phone's life, it has to go somewhere.<p>But it's not always clear how to recycle your electronics responsibly, without contributing to the world's growing e-waste problem. There was a total of 41.8 million metric tons of …

Wrong all along: Neoliberal IMF admits neoliberalism fuels inequality and hurts growth

<b>A woman in a Brazilian shantytown (AP)</b><p>Top International Monetary Fund researchers concede austerity, privatization & deregulation can hurt more than help<p>Ben Norton<p>May 31, 2016 11:59am (UTC)<p>The world's largest evangelist of neoliberalism, the International Monetary Fund, has admitted that it's not …

The 25 Museums You Should Visit Before You Die

TripAdvisor recently released its list of the world's top 25 museums, basing the findings on reviews from real travelers on its site. The comprehensive ranking includes museums from all corners of the world. Trust us, their incredible collections are worth the trip.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its …

8 Must-Make Carrot Recipes For Spring

Sweet and crunchy, carrots are a delicious sign of spring. They're also one of the most versatile veggies in the kitchen: you can snack on them raw, roast them for a side dish, purée them into a soup, shred them into a salad or bake them into muffins and cake.<p><b>1. French Grated Carrot Salad with</b> …

11 Ethical And Sustainable Brands You Need To Know

As cool as they are conscious<p>When it comes to the fashion industry these days, things aren’t always as ethical and good for the environment as we’d like them to be. With the rise of fast fashion, many garments today are made with materials and dyes that produce harmful waste and pollution, all for …

Sustainability

6 Iron-Rich Food Combos—No Meat Required

If you’ve been considering cutting out or cutting back on red meat, you may be wondering if you’ll wind up depriving your body of iron. Sure, …

Nutrition

Healthy Desserts Shockingly High in Protein

The Glowing Fridge<p>Healthy Vegan Cookie Dough<p>You'll never guess that one serving of this healthy cookie dough is packed with 11 grams of protein—and …

Art History Movies Everybody Needs to Watch

Woman in Gold (2015)<p>Let’s start the list with a recent achievement directed by Simon Curtis. With Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds in the main roles, …

How to Take Back Your Power?

If only my relationship could work, I would be so happy, that's the only thing that is missing in my life.<p>If only I had that dream job, my life would be amazing.<p>If only I had more money, everything would be so different.<p>Sound familiar?<p>We've all been in situations where we have put our happiness and …

The link between climate change and meat consumption is harrowingly real

Adjusting our diets will greatly reduce the costs associated with global warming. The public just needs to buy in<p>Annick de Witt<p>April 16, 2016 3:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Over the last decade or so, the media have slowly but steadily fed the public …

How Islam Created Europe

In late antiquity, the religion split the Mediterranean world in two. Now it is remaking the Continent.<p>Europe was essentially defined by Islam. And Islam is redefining it now.<p>For centuries in early and middle antiquity, <i>Europe</i> meant the world surrounding the Mediterranean, or <i>Mare Nostrum</i> (“Our …

12 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Happiness and Success

An old African proverb says, "When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm."<p>Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success. How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal mental processes. Self-awareness uncovers any destructive …

19 Recipes to Make the Most of Fresh Herbs

Whether you’ve got a plethora of fresh herbs on your hands because your herb garden is blooming, or you just wanted to try out that new recipe calling for tarragon and don’t know what to do with the rest, it’s a major bummer to see your greens go to waste. So make the best of those leftovers, try …

12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

Top 10 Barcelona walking tours

Gaze at graffiti, try the city’s best food or take a tour led by architects, photographers or even the homeless … Barcelona has a guided walk for everyone<p>A guided walk is the quick and easy way to learn lots about a place but at €10-€20pp the cost can soon rack up, particularly for a family. …

Top 10

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

Bestseller puts US women at the heart of a new social revolution

Author predicts a shift to the left as unmarried women flex economic and political muscle<p>What do young single women want? Sex, power, money, friendship, careers, clothes, husbands, babies – or none of the above? The short answer, according to <i>All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an</i> …

Love

Archaeologists identify oldest Muslim graves ever found in Europe

Skeletons in three graves in southern France, found facing towards Mecca, are believed to date from the eighth century<p>Archaeologists working in southern France have identified three graves that are believed to represent the oldest Muslim burials ever found in Europe, dating to the eighth …