Sarah Sadat

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This Is What Life Is Like In The City Where Bombs Never Stop

As the increase in ISIS-related terrorist attacks triggers panic and backlash in cities worldwide, they're just part of day-to-day life in Baghdad. Borzou Daragahi goes inside the year’s deadliest, speaking to those whose lives were forever changed by a bombing that left more than 300 people …

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12 Churches you need to see before you die

A short tour of the world's inspiring sacred buildings<p>Peruse Aleteia’s selection of 12 religious buildings, dating from the 5th century to present …

European Travel

'I can’t remember the last time someone died because their hour had come': Life and death under siege in Aleppo

Farida sips from a cup of coffee and looks at her eight-year-old daughter, who is hunched over the table carefully writing out the Arabic letters of her homework.<p>The coffee is a luxury made from a dwindling stash that Farida hid away before the siege of Aleppo began, knowing that when the Syrian …

The Norman Conquest comes alive as an animated Bayeux tapestry

The Bayeux Tapestry, dating back to the 11th century, has been animated by a student at Goldsmiths College<p>The Bayeux Tapestry is one of those iconic …

British History

The 950-Year-Old Battle That Changed the Way You Talk

“Game of Thrones” had nothing on England in 1066.The year dawned with England’s childless king, Edward the Confessor, near death, and multiple …

50-pound pack and a hijab: Muslim student blazes trail at Vt. military school

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — As a freshman at Norwich University, Sana Hamze is focused on the rigors of military college just like her fellow cadets: showering …

Religion

Why The Teacher Of The Future Will Be Neither Man Nor Machine

It’s a classic human v. machine scenario: as AI gets better at teaching and providing educational assistance, the question inevitably turns to whether and when human teachers will be replaced by computers.<p>Students across the U.S. are currently enrolled in online schools that provide the benefits of …

Pedagogy

18 Haunting Photos Of An Abandoned Nazi Hospital

A young Hitler was treated at Beelitz-Heilstätten Hospital.<p>While most abandoned buildings looks like they're haunted, they're really just the derelict remains of mansion that a family struggled to sell or the shell of an old warehouse. But the history behind Beelitz-Heilstätten Hospital is actually …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome. - PubMed

Because treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients can be frustrating to the clinician and patient as well, the physician should strive to …

Lower caste Indian singer embraces centuries-old slur. Caste pride is driving her success.

JALANDHAR, India — For centuries in India, the hateful slur was hurled at the lower caste community of leather tanners, regarded as “untouchables.”<p>Now the younger generation in the community is embracing the word: “chamar.”<p>A peppy hit song called “Danger Chamar” by Ginni Mahi, a college student and …

India

Love, Sex, and Marriage in Ancient Egypt

Although marriages in ancient Egypt were arranged for communal stability and personal advancement, there is ample evidence that romantic love was as …

Pink: A Bollywood film about India's 'rape culture'

<b>Last year, a 32-year-old Indian security guard in Australia accused of stalking two women was let off by a court after he argued that Bollywood films had led him to believe that it was "quite normal behaviour" for Indian men to obsessively target women.</b><p>He was being perversely honest. In Bollywood …

Hilarious Finalists of The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

<b>The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards 2016</b> are in full swing – with hundreds of the most funny and offbeat animal photographs being sent in from around …

The 10 Sexiest Books That Are Also Really Well Written

It’s lit<p>Most sex writing is notoriously terrible. For the most part, the reason we blush when reading a sex scene is not because we’re getting all hot and bothered, but rather because we’re embarrassed—for the author, for ourselves, for, like, <i>literature</i>.<p>And yet, when sex writing is good, there is …

What’s Really Ailing Hillary

A long time ago, Clinton was far more transparent, emotional and open than she is today. Then the media began slamming her—and didn’t stop.<p>She wasn’t always like this. She wasn’t always a woman who could almost collapse in public, then emerge from seclusion a couple of hours later announcing, “I’m …

Government

Rethinking madness: inside the world's oldest mental asylum

For years, the term 'asylum' has evoked images of chaos and cruelty – in spite of the mental health community's attempts to give it new meaning. Examining 700 years of history at the world's oldest psychiatric hospital, Bethlem, a new exhibition intends to set things straight.<p><i>By Guy Kelly,</i> …

22 Greatest Novels Everyone should Read

We have put together the list of 22 Greatest Novels everyone should read, in which not all are the most famous ones, but all of them have one …

23 Messages For Anyone Who Just Received An Anxiety Disorder Diagnosis

<i>By</i> Sarah Schuster<p>Everyone experiences anxiety. Not everyone lives with an anxiety disorder. And for those who do, getting an “official” diagnosis can be scary, confusing, intimidating — or all of the above. But just because you have an anxiety disorder doesn’t mean you simple can’t “handle” anxiety …

What It Feels Like to Die

Science is just beginning to understand the experience of life’s end.<p>“Do you want to know what will happen as your body starts shutting down?”<p>My mother and I sat across from the hospice nurse in my parents’ Colorado home. It was 2005, and my mother had reached the end of treatments for metastatic …

Medicine

5 Women on What It's Like to Be Young and Arab in Paris

"Laïcité is a way of erasing the voice of whoever is different."<p><i>On August 24, a group of armed police officers forced a woman to remove clothing that resembled a burkini on a beach in Nice, France. The incident not only humiliated an innocent woman, but pointed to a frightening escalation of the</i> …

This Artist Is Giving Voice To The Plight Of Iranian Women

Sheida Soleimani is reclaiming the stories of mothers and daughters silenced by political persecution in the Middle East.<p>Artist Sheida Soleimani …

Middle East

Fundamentalist fail: Muslim woman calls for reform despite attempts to silence her

Asra Nomani wanted to talk to students at Duke University about how Muslim women such as she are marginalized and silenced by extremists within their faith, but what happened next may have proven her point better than any speech.<p>Nomani, a former Wall Street Journal reporter and author of “Standing …