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Exclusive: Inside the Mysterious ‘Death’ of Taliban Leader Mullah Omar

World Mullah Omar Taliban Afghanistan<p>Just before the end of Ramadan this year, I received an unexpected call from one of Mullah Mohammed Omar’s …

Discovery of 'oldest' Quran fragments could resolve history of holy text

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the world's 1.6 billion Muslims, the idea that the Quran is a seventh century text disseminated by Islam's founder, the Prophet Mohammed, is neither news, nor particularly controversial.<p>But in academia the history of this holy text is much more opaque.<p>For researchers in Islamic studies, …

Oxford University

22 Quotes On Human Existence You Didn't Know You Needed

Humans are interesting creatures. We experience things differently from each other and our perception truly dictates our reality. However, when we …

People Who Talk To Themselves Aren’t Crazy, They’re Actually Geniuses

“If I were my peach smoothie body butter, where would I be?” I say to no one while I search for my favorite lotion. Then: “Aha! Here you are. You …

The Moon in the Middle Ages

The Moon in the Nuremberg Chronicles<p>When writing about the events of the the year 1178 in his <i>Chronicle</i>, Gervase of Canterbury interrupts his account …

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The Illustrated Story of Persian Polymath Ibn Sina and How He Shaped the Course of Medicine

How a voraciously curious little boy became one of the world’s greatest healers.<p>Humanity’s millennia-old quest to understand the human body is strewn with medical history milestones, but few individual figures merit as much credit as Persian prodigy-turned-polymath <b>Ibn Sina</b> (c. 980 CE–1037 AD), …

Literature

30 Brilliant Ideas For Your Bedroom | Architecture & Design

Posted By MMK on Aug 26, 2014<p>Here are our 30 Cool Bedroom Ideas that will let you get inspired for your bedroom design. Which one below is your …

Furniture

An Ode to the Color Blue

It's rich. It's charming. It's relaxed. Heck, we'd marry this hue if we could.<p>Here's a design rule we'll always stand by: If you want a room everyone will love, paint it blue. Whether it's a deep, dramatic cobalt, or a breezy, bright aqua, blue is the hue that always makes us sigh with …

Cool Idea: Transformers meet Furniture! Must See!!

This Is How the Sun Determines Our Behavior, Mental Health and Lifespan

The Sun is the closest star to our planet and it would be logical to assume that all living beings here are strongly affected by its activity. It …

40 Aristotle's Quotes That Will Make You Think And Can Change Your Life

Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the Macedonian city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece. At …

DIY Shape-Shifting Lamp Lets You Stack and Build the Lamp of Your Dreams

Craftsman Mike Warren was inspired by the beauty of the Babele lamp by Manifattura Italian Design, but unwilling to pay the high sale price. So, the determined designer decided to hand craft a version of the lamp, which is a playful, shape-shifting piece that can be arranged and stacked to your …

Furniture

Artist Gives Snail Shells an Upgrade So People Don't Accidentally Step on Them

For several years, artist Stefan Siverud has been decorating snails' shells with colorful, eye-catching designs for his <i>Snailpimp</i> project. Thus far, the series has featured tiny mollusks sporting anything from a vibrant rainbow or an impressive miniature lighthouse to the McDonald's logo. Aside from …

McDonald's

20+ Ways to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under Your Eyes Fast http://www.wikihow.com/Get-Rid-of-Dark-Circles-Under-Your-Eyes-Fast

The People Of Karachi Are Painting Stunning Works Of Art Over Hateful Graffiti On Their City's Walls

As part of their "I Am Karachi" campaign, several artists have taken to painting over the city's walls, which are splattered with sectarian, religious, and political hate messages.

Streetwear

The Most Visceral & Arousing Lingerie Ad You'll Ever See (NSFW)

British fashion house Coco de Mer are a brand that are synonymous with the erotic and taboo. Their avant-garde lingerie sets and popular sex toys are …

Visceral

110 Drawings and Paintings by J.R.R. Tolkien: Of Middle-Earth and Beyond

A few years ago, we featured J.R.R. Tolkien's personal cover designs for the <i>Lord of the Rings</i> trilogy, a series of novels that justifiably made his …

Literature

Friedrich Nietzsche’s Workout for the Spirit

Wisdom of German philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, is often overlooked due to an unfair reputation that precedes him. Lets explore his …

Friedrich Nietzsche

9 Addictions 90% Of Us Struggle With - The Open Mind

<i>We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking.</i><p>“I’m addicted!” she said.<p>“But didn’t you just tell me …

How To Take Your Raw Sexual Energy... And Turn It Into Fuel For Success

You probably have heard of Napoleon Hill, author of the book Think and Grow Rich which was first published in 1937.<p>Subscribe to the Best<p>Like Personal …

Profit

‘I need more feet’: Boyfriend keeps diary what girlfriend says when she’s talking in her sleep

Oh boy, can I relate to this one. Apparently I talk <i>a lot</i> in my sleep, too (or so my husband tells me). I often find myself cringing in the morning …

The Key to Better Sex Is All in Your Breathing

Learn to control your breathing so you can focus on what matters.<p>Breath is like the siren going off in your body. If it's screwy, there are more sinister forces at play, like stress, tension, and anxiety. None of these are making the sex you have any better. To really enjoy sex, you've got to …

20 Indicators That Signal You May Be Living In The Matrix

I'm in!<p><i>Morpheus: “You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill,</i> …

Can We Finally Tame Iran?

<i>The author was the deputy director and acting director of the CIA from 2000–2004. He now teaches at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced</i> …

What Type Of Doll Are You?

The predictive genius of Hunter S. Thompson - The Fifth Column

Hunter S. Thompson.<br>Image Source: “Hunter S. Thompson graffiti 1” by thierry ehrmann<p><b>Fear and Loathing, US (TFC)</b> – Hunter S. Thompson was a wild, …