Robert Garcia

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It’s Paul Krugman vs. Noam Chomsky: This is the history we need to understand Paris, ISIS

<b>(Reuters/Brendan McDermid/AP/Nader Daoud)</b><p>Krugman mocks idea that US imperialism’s at root of all evil. But scars of our meddling are key to the Middle East<p>Patrick L. Smith<p>November 18, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>Two remarks a few days apart lead straight to the question posed in this space after last …

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HugeDomains.com - GizmoYou.com is for sale (Gizmo You)

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Ancient pyramids displaying unexplained thermal anomalies

The pyramids of Egypt have been around for centuries, so why are they getting hot? No, the ridiculously impressive builds located in Giza are not …

What an ancient boneyard reveals about our earliest global wanderers

<b>GWEN IFILL:</b><p>Since January 2013, journalist Paul Salopek has tracked ancient man’s path out of Africa, what he calls the Out of Eden Walk.<p>Last night, …

Travis Durden Reimagines Star Wars Characters as Ancient Greek Statues

YODEA ANGEL; Greek art: <i>Cupid Playing with a Butterfly</i> | Star Wars: Yoda<p>Artist Travis Durden (a pseudonym to preserve his real identity) excels at combining classic Greek sculptures with modern-day pop culture. To succeed at this endeavor, the artist first visited Paris's Louvre Museum and took …

Mysterious Middle East 'Wheel Of Giants' Is As Old As Stonehenge

Ancient rock formation is believed to be 5,000 years old -- but no one is sure what it was used for.<p>A mysterious stone circle in the Middle East is estimated to be nearly 5,000 years old -- about the same age as Stonehenge.<p>It's known in Arabic as Rujm el-Hiri, or "stone heap of the wild cat," and …

Centuries-old Incan mummy's DNA reveals untold story of ancient lineage

Sequenced genome of boy who was sacrificed by the Inca 500 years ago points to extent of genetic diversity in the Andes before the Spanish arrived<p>Archaeologists and geneticists have sequenced the genome of a boy sacrificed 500 years ago during an Incan ritual in the Andes, finding a previously …

Anthropology

Three Simple Truths About Terror, Religion, and Islam

<b>One:</b> Terrorism is the illusion of power. It only becomes powerful when people fall for it. Picture a magician who performs a variation on the trick of sawing a person in half. The "victim" screams in agony as the saw appears to slice her in half. The magician then turns to the audience, raises his …

Believer or atheist: which one are you?

Take this simple Observer quiz to find out whether you are a true atheist or whether your faith is not as strong as you thought<p><b>Do you believe in God? How confident are you in your view? Let’s put your belief (or lack of it) to the test.</b><p><b>Read aloud the following statements. Don’t just think about</b> …

Faith

Better sleep may be the key to treating depression, anxiety and schizophrenia

We are only beginning to unravel the genetic and biochemical basis of mental illness—a vague term including conditions as diverse as anxiety, depression, and mood and psychotic disorders. With millions of people suffering from such conditions, it is crucial that we find ways to improve diagnosis …

Mental Health

The Girlfriend Of A British Man Who Died A Hero In Paris Posted A Moving Tribute To Him

Nick Alexander has also been mourned by his family and by colleagues in the rock world.<p>According to <i>Rolling Stone</i>, Alexander had also worked as a merchandise manager on multiple tours with Sum 41, Panic! at the Disco, and the Black Keys.<p>Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney told the magazine that "he …

The Internet’s Best Reactions To Holly Holm’s Stunning Knockout Of Ronda Rousey

<i>RELATED: A detailed breakdown of how Holm pulled off the upset.</i><p>Saturday night at UFC 193, the unthinkable happened: the unbeatable Ronda Rousey got beaten by Holly Holm, and in spectacular fashion to boot. Holm knocked Rousey down with a stiff left cross and then caught her on the way back up to …

Ronda Rousey

What It's Like To Date When You Can't Have Sex

After how many dates do you bring up the medical condition that prevents you from having vaginal intercourse?<p>I was supposed to be at the restaurant in 30 minutes. I opened our text conversation and, for the fifth time in a half hour, typed then deleted my excuse for canceling on him. I scolded …

18 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Great artists, writers and innovators may have "messier minds."<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly …