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Britain’s problem is not with Europe, but with England

For centuries, English rulers grappled with an Irish question. Occasionally they have grappled with a Scottish question. Unrecognised by Westminster politicians, the entire United Kingdom now confronts an English question.<p>As the polemicist and campaigner Anthony Barnett has shown in The Lure of …

United Kingdom

Twenty podcasts that will make you smarter

There are so many great podcasts out now that you're guaranteed to find some you'll get addicted to.<p>And though there are plenty of entertaining …

17 Amazing, Eye-Opening, And Batshit Netflix Documentaries You Have To See

Let's end 2017 with real facts, not fake news.

Fidel Castro

Tiny speaker design delivers 200x the bass

There are plenty of speakers that promise a big sound from a compact package but fail to deliver. The problem is one of physics, but a new device …

There Is Such a Thing as a Teeth-Whitening Kit That Won't Make You Gag

If you're on the hunt for whiter teeth, it's likely you'll have tried everything. And while there are plenty of teeth-whitening strips we really rate …

It’s Time to Rethink the Relationship Between Borders and Climate Change

Climate-induced migration is now a reality. Opening borders and removing sovereignty from environmental decisions needs to be considered.<p>After 300 …

England And The Structurally Screwed

Writing in HuffPost UK, in a striking article, Lisa Nandy MP talked about the England beneath the surface. This England is her England, manifested in …

6 ways climate change and disease helped topple the Roman Empire

Americans have always loved to compare themselves to the ancient Romans. Our political language and ideology are suffused with Latin influences like “capitol,” “forum,” and “senate”; the neoclassical style is our federal architecture; our very model of a constitutional republic is deeply indebted …

What Is Really Unprecedented About Trump?

In many respects, the way that the president thinks about politics is utterly conventional.<p>“Unprecedented” has become one of the most popular terms to use when discussing President Trump. On any given day since January 20 2017, the odds are good that a person can turn on their televisions or browse …

The Madness Behind Trump’s ‘Madman’ Strategy

By now, it’s pretty obvious that President Trump sees foreign policy as an extension of the business world. In both, his strategy has been hard-nosed brinkmanship, trying to cow businessmen and world leaders like Kim Jong-un of North Korea with his refusal to compromise, even if getting his way …

North Korea

Find out who the Hollywood "It girl" was the year you were born

A look back at some of the most talented breakout stars through the years

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Exercise

We Turned Apple-Cinnamon Oatmeal into Breakfast Bars

Apple-Oat Breakfast Squares<p>Makes 24 squares<p>Cooking spray <br>5 cups old-fashioned rolled oats, divided <br>1 tablespoon ground cinnamon <br>2 teaspoons baking …

Breakfast

The 20 Best Drama Shows On Netflix

Here are the highest-rated dramas on the platform, ranked by their Rotten Tomatoes Critic Scores.<p>Photos: Everett Collection, NETFLIX ; Illustration: …

Is the American Idea Doomed?

Not yet—but it has precious few supporters on either the left or the right.<p>On May 5, 1857, eight men sat down to dinner at Boston’s Parker House hotel. They had gathered to plan a magazine, but by the time they stood up five hours later, they had laid the intellectual groundwork for a second …

Theresa May can nail Brexit, she just needs to make sure everyone continues feeling sorry for her

I think I’ve worked out what’s happening here. It’s a mass psychological test – we’re all being monitored to see at what point we feel sorry for …

Theresa May inadvertently set out some of the strongest arguments for remaining a member of the EU

and<p>‘Together, quite simply, we are stronger,’ Prime Minister Theresa May said of a group of countries she holds dear, in a speech to Conservative …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

12 eerie photos of enormous Chinese cities completely empty of people

Throughout China, there are hundreds of cities that have almost everything one needs for a modern, urban lifestyle: high-rise apartment complexes, …

How Messing With Our Body Clocks Can Raise Alarms With Health

Research that helped discover the clocks running in every cell in our bodies earned three scientists a Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday.<p>"With exquisite precision, our inner clock adapts our physiology to the dramatically different phases of the day," the Nobel Prize committee wrote of the work of …

Sleep

11 New Books We Recommend This Week

What better season than autumn to savor two books about culinary icons — a memoir by Alice Waters, founder of Chez Panisse, and a biography of Patience Gray, a locavore long before the word became popular. Other nonfiction recommendations this week will set you off on a journey, whether retracing …

Books

The 50 Best TV Shows to Binge-Watch Right Now

Though, historically, baseball has always been cited as America's favorite pastime, it's hard not to argue that since the arrival of entertainment …

15 Unputdownable Books That Will Grab You From The First Page

Detailed, gripping and funny books for every kind of reader.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Exactly What to Do to Get Out of Your Own Head

"When you get in your head, you're dead." ~ Tony Robbins<p>We all have those moments (or weeks or days!) when we get in our head too much. Our constant …

Aung San Suu Kyi

Canaletto and the Art of Venice review – enigmatic artist blends into background

This well-informed documentary takes a welcome turn on its grand tour of the life of the popular Italian painter to focus on his remarkable agent, Joseph Smith<p>The latest instalment in the Exhibition on Screen gallery-film series rolls off the production line boasting its usual impeccable production …

Art

The UK was already having its cake and eating it in the EU

Jean-Claude Juncker has used Brexit to propose greater integration. But the EU consistently gave the UK flexibility.<p>Jean-Claude Juncker's …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

You Need an Afternoon Routine

People are always telling you how to maximize your mornings, but your morning routine—whatever it may be—is <i>fine</i>. What you really need is an afternoon …

Five Facts About a Controversial Nuclear Weapon

According to the original plan, air-launched nuclear cruise missiles should no longer be with us. Conceived as a stop-gap measure to keep the B-52 …

Military