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Empire shaped the world. There is an abyss at the heart of dishonest history textbooks

Nearly 90,000 Indian soldiers laid down their lives for Britain in the second world war, yet the scale of that sacrifice – and the troubled history of the imperial project – is barely recognised<p>When I was a child in Lahore in Pakistan, my parents employed a driver called Sultan. Sultan, a retired …

World History

Funimation Addresses Audio Issues on Code Geass R2 Release

FUNimation Entertainment confirmed with ANN on Monday that the audio on its Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 Blu-ray Disc and DVD is only …

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Neuroscience Of Meditation: How To Make Your Mind Awesome

So is meditation just another fad that pops up from time to time like bell-bottom jeans? Nope. Research shows it really helps you be healthier, …

Mindfulness

In Japan School Janitors Simply Don't Exist, Here's Why

Why don't schools in Japan hire school janitors? It's to teach children how to live. They learn respect, honesty, justice and self-improvement.

Japan

The Suitable Inheritor (Book Review)

"For those who love romance, epic adventures, mystery and adrenaline spiked tales; this is one book you won't be able to put down! A book filled with love, self-discovery and lessons we can learn from in life."<p>The Suitable Inheritor, author Pushpendra Mehta takes you on an extraordinary journey …

Everything You Need to Know About San Francisco's Historic Cliff House

If you know anything at all about San Francisco — or even if you don’t — chances are that you’ve heard of the historic Cliff House. Since 1863, this …

Lost cities #6: how Thonis-Heracleion resurfaced after 1,000 years under water

Ancient Egypt’s gateway to the Mediterranean – submerged and buried under layers of sand – is an eerie reminder of how vulnerable cities are to nature’s forces<p>He stood for centuries at the very edge of ancient Egypt, gazing down imperiously upon the trading ships as they blew in from the …

Ancient History

The Top 5 Nutrients For Healthy Skin

We all want that dewy, youthful glow to our skin and there's no better way to make that happen than to eat a healthy, balanced diet. Our skin's appearance is the first thing people notice and when our skin looks good, we feel good about ourselves.<p>To obtain beautiful skin, it begins from the inside …

Shoulder Workouts For Men: The 7 Best Routines For Bigger Delts

Whatever your goal, one of these 7 mass-building shoulder workouts can help you achieve it!<p>No two people work out exactly the same. Whether it's …

6 Foods Will Help You Get a Six-Pack | Men's Health

6 Foods to Eat When You’re Trying to Score a Six Pack<p>And 3 that you’ll want to avoid<p>shutterstock<p>Even if you hit the gym daily, you have to pay attention to what you eat to get the definition you want.<p>The right foods power tough workouts, build muscle, and can help you torch any belly fat that might …

Lao-Tzu’s 10 Ways to Find Happiness And Peace of Mind

Lao-Tzu also known as Laozi was an ancient Chinese philosopher, and the author of the book Tao Te Ching, which is the base of the religion Taoism. …

Spirituality

The Struggle Is Real: A Beginners Guide To Running With Big Boobs

Deciding you want to get in on the running trend when you’ve got big boobs to deal with can be pretty frustrating. It seems pretty unfair that all …

Clothing

10 Super Foods to Help You Quickly Build Muscle and Lose Weight

In order to build muscle and lose weight you need a variety of veggies, carbs, fruits, proteins, and healthy fats. In order to quickly build muscle …

The 6 Foods You Need To Clear Brain Fog & Boost Energy

What is your go-to pick-me-up when you are feeling tired and unfocused?<p>Coffee, tea, an energy drink?<p>As it turns out, your brain may be asking not for …

Wellness

Why 'Spirited Away' Is the Best Animated Film of All Time

On the 15th anniversary of Miyazaki's cult animation, a look back on its huge global significance.<p>There's a quote on Tumblr somewhere that says "Disney movies touch the heart, but Studio Ghibli films touch the soul." As sentimental as that is, it's also astute. It's surely part of the reason that …

Studio Ghibli Finally Explained Why Chihiro’s Parents Turned Into Pigs

The classic Studio Ghibli film “Spirited Away” was released in 2001 and it remains as popular today as it was fifteen years ago. It’s the most …

What Happens When You Stop Eating Rancid Oils and Sugar

It’s monumentally perturbing that most of our “food” is contaminated with oxidized oils and copious amounts of sugar. According to this infograph the …

The secrets of the world's best travel photographer

Marsel van Oosten offers an unusual kind of holiday. First, he doesn’t tell you where you are going, then he asks you to keep the destination a secret once you have seen it.<p>The holiday in question, with the photography tour company run by van Oosten and his wife, includes the swamplands of …

South Africa

Studio Ghibli finally answers our questions about 'Spirited Away'

Famed Japanese production house Studio Ghibli released "Spirited Away" in 2001, and has captured the hearts of both the young and old around the …

Black Cop Weighs Complaints About Police From Fellow Blacks With the ‘Facts’

A black Florida police officer is speaking out amid increased tensions between the black community and his brothers in blue.<p>Jay Stalien, a law enforcement officer in Palm Beach County, revealed on his personal Facebook page Saturday something that he said “may be a shock to some coming from an …

The Ultimate San Francisco Bucket List: 49 Amazing Adventures To Do in 2016

When a year comes to a close, it’s almost inevitably accompanied by reflection: what you did, where you went, and which adventures you checked off …

America Can Fix Its Student Loan Crisis. Just Ask Australia.

Americans owe $1.3 trillion in student loans. More than seven million borrowers are in default, and millions more are behind on their payments.<p>Borrowing for college is common across the globe. Even in Sweden, where tuition is free, most students borrow. What’s exceptional about the United States is …

Personal Finance

CrossFitter disguised as old man trolls bodybuilders at Muscle Beach

Somebody get this old guy his dentures—and a protein shake.<p>Meatheads and spectators at Santa Monica, California’s famous Muscle Beach gym were …

What Formula 1 drivers see when they’re racing at 220 MPH

When it comes to acceleration, a tricked out Model S is admittedly hard to beat. But if you’re interested in raw speed, you might want to check out …

Get Back to Nature! A Guide to 15 Photo-Worthy Hikes in the SF Bay Area

In a city like San Francisco where the weather is mostly moderate, it’s sometimes hard to tell when summer really begins. So, in case you missed …

San Francisco

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …