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Aid cuts show Australia's true attitude to the Palestinian cause

While some people were dismayed by the latest decision by the Australian government to cease its financial contributions to the Palestinian government, we weren’t. It was not a complete surprise following Australia’s alignment with the current US administration during the latest United Nations …

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UN body condemns Australia for illegal detention of asylum seekers and refugees

The working group has recommended Australia immediately release the men held.<p>A key United Nations body has condemned as arbitrary and illegal Australia’s indefinite incarceration of refugees and asylum seekers, issuing critical statements on five separate cases in a year. But those unlawfully held …

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How to Set Up a System-Wide Word Count Service on Your Mac

In this article, we're going to show you how to create a system-wide service that enables you to get an immediate word count and character count in TextEdit, Safari, Mail, or indeed any app on your Mac that lets you highlight text. It offers a handy home-made solution if you often find yourself …

Student Films: 'Tracks'

Casting a student film. Synopsis: An adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's short story "Hills like White Elephants": a young, wealthy couple returning …

Hemingway Award for “Elliptical Prose” in Chemistry

• Home<br>• Debut Author Weike Wang Wins $25,000 PEN/Hemingway Award for “Elliptical Prose” in Chemistry<p>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE<p><b>NEW YORK</b>—Debut author <b>Weike Wang</b> …

5 Ways Writing Every Day Can Change Your Life

Just A Few Words Can Transform Your Day<p><i>by</i><p>, Partner, Main & Rose | Author | Speaker<p>Ernest Hemingway, Steven King, and Maya Angelou all made a habit of …

Organics Studio Santiago’s Sea Blue Ink - Ernest Hemingway

Organics Studio Santiago’s Sea Blue Ink is the newest ink color from Organics Studio. This new ink is another mega sheening ink and is the …

Weiki Wang Wins PEN/Hemingway

Debut author <b>Weike Wang</b> won the 2018 PEN/Hemingway Award, honoring a distinguished first book of fiction, for her novel <i>Chemistry</i> (Knopf), PEN America …

Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures

Ernest Hemingway's reputation was already larger than life. Little did we know he had a secret life even more interesting than his public persona …

Never Stop Learning: Stay Relevant, Reinvent Yourself, and Thrive

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>June 05, 2018</b><p>Keep learning, or risk becoming irrelevant. It's a truism in today's economy: the only constant is change. Technological automation is making jobs less routine and more cognitively challenging. Globalization means you're competing with workers around the …

Why Are We Ticklish?

The phenomenon of ticklishness has puzzled scientists and philosophers for decades. From social bonding to survival, researchers have offered a wide …

Seven Questions About How Your Dog’s Brain Works

When your human friends aren’t feeling well, you can ask them what’s wrong. But for dog owners, it can be difficult to gauge what’s on the minds of …

How Women Can Use Monthly Periods As A Productivity Tool

Women have been conditioned to gracefully adjust to a man’s workplace, environment, schedule and approach to productivity for a long time now. With more women than ever in the workforce climbing up the ladder, it’s time to consider what we can do to finally shatter that elusive glass ceiling. …

Former star female athletes agree to donate brains after death for concussion research

Kerrin Lee-Gartner spent years hurtling down mountains, often paying the price in a high-speed fall.<p>She underwent seven knee surgeries during her distinguished skiing career. But a brain injury sustained in an October, 2016, auto accident took the greatest toll on the first Canadian to win an …

Boosting memory: Serotonin receptor may be the key

A recent study gains fresh insight into the specific receptors that are involved in creating memories. The scientists hope that, in the future, this …

Depression Linked To Brain Changes, But It's Not All Bad: Study

Depression is known to have effects on the brain and cognition, both in the present and over the long term. But there’s a lot researchers still don’t know, like exactly which cognitive abilities are at risk, or how memory is affected over time. A new study in the journal <i>Neurology</i> finds that …

9 Battle-Tested Technologies to Keep Anyone from Burning Out

There’s a reminder renaissance happening right now, making it easier than ever clear your head.<p>There’s a reminder renaissance taking place in app …

The Psychology of Forgetting and Why Memory Fails

Forgetting is an all too common part of daily life. Sometimes these memory slips are simple and fairly innocuous, such as forgetting to return a …

Benjamin Netanyahu being investigated for fraud, breach of trust and bribery

Concrete details of an ongoing investigation into Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu have come to light through a court order. Police are in talks with …

Bill to cut off aid to Palestinians passed by U.S. committee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate committee approved a bill on Thursday that would cut off $300 million in annual U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority unless it stops making what lawmakers described as payments that reward violent crimes.<p>The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 17-4 for the …

Guide dog puppies prepared for training by high school students in world-first program

CJ Whitney always had a fear of dogs, but after eight weeks of training guide dog puppies, he's been completely won over.<p>"I think a dog tried to take …

How to Train Your Dog to Walk Off-Leash

Right now, my girlfriend and I are busy turning our 15-week-old puppy from a tiny ball of furry terror into a trustworthy adventure companion. And a big part of that is making Bowie reliable off-leash. Here’s how we’re doing that—and how you can, too, no matter your dog’s age.<p>(Why do dogs belong …

'Lord of misrule': Australian thinktank delivers scathing assessment of Trump

Lowy Institute’s executive director Michael Fullilove says Australia should do what it can to ‘stop America going full Trump’<p>Donald Trump’s presidency is “failing”, and there is little sign that he is learning from his mistakes, according to the executive director of Australia’s respected foreign …

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Eleven Eye-Opening Photos of Birds Just Living Their Lives

We don’t just look at birds—we <i>watch</i> them, and we watch them because they’re always <i>doing</i> things. The winners in our Audubon Photography Awards this …

The Latest: Trump didn't sound like conventional president

NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Europe (all times local):<p>10:55 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump …

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If You Want to Write a Book, Write Every Day or Quit Now

The key to getting your book written, says Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Hunter, isn’t talent or luck or inspiration. It’s the act of sitting down …

A Retiree Discovers an Elusive Math Proof—And Nobody Notices

Author: Natalie Wolchover. Natalie Wolchover Science<p>Date of Publication: 04.02.17.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>As he was brushing his teeth …

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Chris Evans, Kristen Bell Open Up About Their Struggles With Anxiety and Depression

Although actors Chris Evans and Kristen Bell are primarily making headlines these days by promoting their respective films–<i>Captain America: Civil War</i> …

The Best “Fair Isn’t Equal” Visualizations

Everyone has seen versions of this graphic, and I have not idea who the original creator(s) are (actually, here’s a post by its originator: The …