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Theresa May vows to tackle racism after report reveals shocking extent of discrimination in UK

Theresa May will admit Britain has a long way to go to achieve racial equality after a major review laid bare significant divisions in the way black …

Astronauts Are Roasting B.o.B's Flat Earth Satellite And It's Amazing

"I can save B.o.B a lot of money"<p>If you haven't heard, rapper B.o.B thinks the Earth is flat.<p>We know this, because he tweets about it constantly, and …

Space Exploration

The 10 super ingredients everyone should eat more of

Superfood is a catch-all term that really just refers to a nutritious ingredient packed with antioxidants and vitamins. We often think of exotic …

Nutrition

We Just Got a Glimpse at What Life on The Moon Could Look Like

We're in.<p>Welcome to Lunar Park. You'll find the ice melting and filtering plant to your left. Low-G tennis is up there on the crater rim. Oh, and …

12 stylish ways to make your small home seem much bigger

It’s no secret that space seems to be getting less and less these days, which, obviously, means our homes are also getting smaller. But wait, does …

Ask Ethan: How Can Worlds That Never Get Above Freezing Have Liquid Water?

The Solar System has proved a surprising place, and perhaps one of the biggest surprises is that Earth isn’t the only world with liquid water on its surface. Sure, there’s a tiny bit that temporarily exists on Mars, but worlds like Jupiter’s moon Europa, Saturn’s Enceladus, and even ultra-distant …

Astronomy

New 8,400 mile route will link London to Tokyo via train

Passengers might soon be able to travel from London to Tokyo on the Trans-Siberian railway via an 8,400 mile route, in an ambitious proposal by the …

Why The Sky Is Blue, According To Science

One of the first questions a curious child often asks about the natural world is “why is the sky blue?” Yet despite how widespread this question is, there are many misconceptions and incorrect answers bandied about — because it reflects the ocean; because oxygen is a blue-colored gas; because …

Astronomy

Watch Madhur Jaffrey Make Potato-Stuffed Paratha

‘British jobs for British workers’ is back, a fascist incursion into mainstream politics

Thanks to leaked proposals we now know that the guiding principle of the government’s post-Brexit immigration plan is to put British workers first. This much is clear in the statement that: “Wherever possible, UK employers should look to meet their labour needs from resident labour.” It’s driven …

Migrant Workers

Scottish spa hotels directly on the shores of a sparkling loch

The majestic lochs of Scotland are best viewed from the frothy waters of a Jacuzzi in one of these loch-side spa hotels. We’ve picked our top five …

Ryanair is making a big change to its cabin bag allowance

Passengers will no longer be able to take advantage of the airline's two free bags in the cabin policy<p>Here's some sad news for anyone who finds it a …

Flying

How to stylishly furnish your home with a small budget

Good taste can’t be bought, but you can definitely mimic it through clever planning and copying. And while it’s true that a stunningly decorated …

Brexit: Closing Our Doors Will Ruin Our Country

Last night (5th September) a document was leaked to news outlets outlining Home Office plan for dealing with the difficult issue of EU migrants and …

After Summiting Mt. Everest, He Returned Home to Face His Demons

Adventure photographer Cory Richards shares his intimate struggles—with PTSD, alcoholism, infidelity—and how he found his way forward.<p><i>On April 8, explorer and photographer Cory Richards—National Geographic’s 2012 Adventurer of the Year—begins his third expedition to climb Mt. Everest.</i><p><i>As Richards</i> …

Mountaineering

25 Trips to Take in Your Lifetime

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Man down: why do so many suffer depression in silence?

It was a Monday when Robin Williams killed himself three years ago – Monday 11 August 2014. His death was shocking even if in hindsight it shouldn’t have been a surprise that the world’s funniest man might also be the most sorrowful, too – a person despairing to the point of ending it all.<p>It’s a …

Mental Health

Philip Hammond and Liam Fox pour cold water on hopes for a soft Brexit

<b>Philip Hammond and Liam Fox have poured cold water on the idea of a soft Brexit by declaring Britain will not remain in the single market or customs</b> …

Brexit: UK retirees rushing to settle in Europe, say financial advisers

British retirees are rushing to settle in European countries such as Spain, Portugal and France before the Brexit deadline, according to financial advisers, believing that such a move will become significantly more difficult in the future.<p>One company that supports those moving to mainland Europe …

United Kingdom

Hidden figures: the history of Nasa’s black female scientists

“Mrs Land worked as a computer out at Langley,” my father said, taking a right turn out of the parking lot of the First Baptist church in Hampton, Virginia. My husband and I visited my parents just after Christmas in 2010, enjoying a few days away from our full-time life and work in Mexico.<p>They …

Black History

Scientists Have a Crazy Hunch About Why the Sun Is Spinning Too Slowly

Physicists have long known that the Sun spins, like the Earth. But a few decades ago, they realized the surface of the Sun spins more slowly than …

"What Should I Do About My F'd-Up Life?" - Lion's Roar

The question that Colin Beavan just <i>had</i> to ask his Zen teacher is one that’s on the tip of everybody’s tongues. Even the teacher’s!<p>Illustration by …

Meditation

Journey Across Canada by Train

Riding the rails from Toronto to Vancouver is a once-in-a-lifetime smorgasbord of scenery.<p>I’m an introvert. A real rather-do-anything-than-make-small-talk introvert, not just someone who prefers TV to cocktail parties. So what am I doing having breakfast with three strangers—and enjoying it?<p>Blame …

Trains

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The 7 Books Every Spiritual Person Needs to Read

We all want to lead more meaningful lives. Discover the profound texts that inspired Phil Jackson, coauthor of Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success. …

Books

Best tropical holiday destinations in Africa & Indian Ocean under £40

<b>Zanzibar, Tanzania</b><p><b>Upepo Boutique Beach Bungalows, near Bwejuu</b><br>Tanzanian hotelier Shareef and his Canadian filmmaker wife Karen will help you explore the wonders of Zanzibar. Their bungalows and beach house, all with private outdoor seating, are on a quiet stretch of white beach near Bwejuu village …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Events Near You<p>Mar<p>11<p>Sun<p>The National Theatre, Washington, DC<p>Mar<p>15<p>Thu<p>MGMTMatthew Dear<p>The Anthem, Washington, DC<p>Top Events<p>Apr<p>24<p>Tue<p>Rams Head Live!, …

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows. -Buddha

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