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A Proposal for Islam

I am writing this column from an airplane, on my way from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to my new home, Wellesley, Mass. I’m in a comfortable seat, and I’m looking forward to getting back to my family. About 12 hours ago, though, I was miserable, locked in a holding cell by Malaysia’s “religious …

'Plastic-Eating' Fungus Found In Pakistan Garbage Dump

Several tons of waste plastics are generated every day, and according to a study published in ScienceMag, there has been a mind-numbing 6.3 billion …

ShareThis: How to Inspire Your Readers to Share Your Posts

As a blogger, nothing beats the feeling of seeing your post shared by readers who were moved by what you wrote. But social shares have more significance than just making your heart do a little jig. They can engage more readers, influence your blog performance, and even impact your site’s SEO …

Engines

How Germany Votes: Everything You Need to Know – Bloomberg

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Angela Merkel

Humpback whales play with fishermen for over an hour off Australian coast

A trio of fishermen spend an unforgettable hour with a pair of humpback whales who frolicked around their boat.<p>Nathan Bajada, Chris Yu and Ben Sandman released the video of an encounter they had with the “gentle giants” off the Gosford coast in August.

ZTE nubia Z17 mini with dual cameras coming March 21? Check out the leaked specs

The ZTE nubia Z11 mini S was a notable refresh to its previous, non-S model predecessor, but apparently the company is preparing to make the ZTE …

More EU migrants came to UK than from all other nations combined after Brexit vote, figures show for first time

More migrants came to Britain from the European Union than from all other countries combined for the first time in the wake of the Brexit vote, official figures have disclosed.<p>While overall net migration of EU migrants fell slightly to 165,000 in the year to September, net migration of non-EU …

Meet Felix, the Huddersfield station cat with 100,000 followers and a book deal

If column inches are anything to go by, 2016 was something of an <i>annus mirabilis</i> for the cat kingdom. There was Larry, the Downing Street’s chief mouser, whose will-they-won’t-they relationship with the outgoing David Cameron gave the nation a welcome distraction from more serious concerns last …

How the BBC makes Planet Earth look like a Hollywood movie

How to protect yourself from credit card fraud online

Research has revealed it is "frighteningly easy" for fraudsters to get the details needed to make scam payments on someone else's credit card.<p>With some basic card information, criminals can guess most security codes and expiry dates in under six seconds, according to a Newcastle University study, …

Iraqi Prime Minister announces operation to retake west Mosul from IS Group

U.S.-backed Iraqi forces launched a major air-and-ground offensive Sunday to retake western Mosul from Islamic State militants and drive the extremist group from its last major urban bastion in Iraq.<p>Ground units pushed into a belt of villages outside the country's second-largest city, and plumes of …

'This team is dangerous, there's always a chance of goals'

Kick-off is at 1pm GMT and you can watch the game exclusively live <b>on LFCTV and LFCTV GO</b> with our coverage starting at 12.30pm.<p>Garrity’s charges have …

Barcelona Transfer News: Lionel Messi Exit Rumours, Latest Paulo Dybala Talk

Manchester City have made Barcelona icon Lionel Messi their "top priority" in the summer transfer window.<p>That's according to Simon Mullock of the <i>Sunday Mirror</i>, who suggested the Premier League side "believe Messi is ready to quit Barcelona" at the end of the campaign. The 29-year-old forward has …

Manchester United Transfer News: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Chris Smalling Rumours

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly eyeing a £30 million summer swoop for Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, with the Gunners keen to see Chris Smalling move the other way.<p>According to Steve Bates of the <i>Sunday People</i> (h/t the <i>Sunday Mirror</i>), United boss Jose Mourinho …

A Brief History of America’s ‘Love-Hate Relationship’ With Immigration

Donald Trump’s restrictive plan is reminiscent of legislation from 100 years ago.<p>Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration—banning travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries and casting a wide net on undocumented immigrants—have prompted nationwide protests and, in the case of the ban, …

Immigration

British officials think Russia was behind a plot to kill Montenegro's prime minister

A special prosecutor in the former Yugoslav republic said in November that a group of "Russian nationalists" had planned to assassinate Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic to get an opposition party into power.<p>Moscow denied involvement in any plot, and Montenegrin opposition parties have said the plot …

Russia

Smallest fox with the biggest ears is here to end your week on a cute note

This little baby Fennec fox is yet to have a name, but that only adds to how adorable it is.<p>It was born on Dec. 3 at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, …

Jello and cotton candy can help grow blood vessels 10 times thinner than hair

The regenerative medicine dream of being able to build new human organs from scratch — thereby bringing an end to transplant waiting lists — is …

Cassini captures close-up views of Saturn's rings

NASA has released high-resolution close-up images of Saturn's outermost rings captured by Cassini as part of its penultimate mission. The spacecraft has been diving in and out of the rings every week since November, taking images that show features as small as 550 meters or around the same size the …

6 Amazing Caves You Can Visit Around the World

The earth has many beautiful wonders on its surface, but a surreal landscape lies below in caves. Humans have been exploring the earth’s pockets for …

Recommended Reading: Is Mark Zuckerberg going to run for president?

<b>Zuckerberg 2020?</b><br>Adrienne LaFrance,<br>The Atlantic<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is making his way around the US after promising to meet with people in each state before the end of the year. This nationwide tour has a very similar feel to that of someone who's running for office. So, is Zuck going to …

Former Android chief ready to take on the iPhone -- again

The man who created Android, the most popular mobile software on the planet, is preparing his follow up act and it involves going after his longtime nemesis: Apple's iPhone and its iOS rival software.<p>Andy Rubin, who left Google more than two years ago after selling his startup to the search giant …

Mobile Technology

Simple breath test can detect cancer and 16 other diseases

Ancient Greek physicians figured that our breath was a strong health indicator, but researchers from the Israel Institute of Technology have proven just how true that is. They developed a device that uses nanoparticles to identify 17 different diseases, including lung cancer and Parkinson's …

What the coming educational VR revolution teaches us about the tech’s future

Pete Sena Contributor<p>Peter Sena II is an entrepreneur, angel investor and Yale University Venture Mentor who founded Digital Surgeons.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>How marketers and brand managers can prepare for the cognitive era<br>• How The Growth Of Mixed Reality Will Change Communication, …

This woman convinced her husband she had adopted a coyote and we cannot stop laughing at his reaction

One of the best parts about being in a relationship is you really know how to punk your beloved. Seriously, you know just how gullible your …

Why Humpback Whales Protect Other Animals From Killer Whales

Weird & Wild<p>It’s possible humpbacks are rescuing seals, sunfish, and other species by mistake, but there’s a chance they have altruistic motivations.<p>In May 2012, researchers observed a pod of killer whales attacking a gray whale and its calf in Monterey Bay, California. After a struggle, the calf …

Humpback Whales

What does the future of Android look like in a world with the Pixel?

Google’s decision to make its own smartphone might have looked like a blow to the likes of Samsung but the reality is much more interesting<p>Android, the world’s most used mobile operating system, is going through a step change. For years, its creator, Google, only made a small number of own-brand …

Operating Systems

The Real-Life ‘Game of Thrones’: Inside the Bloody New Wildlife Series ‘Savage Kingdom’

Warring clans engage in a bloody struggle for power. Sound familiar? Forget Westeros. ‘Savage Kingdom’ reveals the bloody, gritty drama of nature’s …