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The Woman Who Could Write, But Couldn't Read

A recent stroke left one 40-year-old woman with some unusual symptoms.<p>One morning, a kindergarten teacher was about to take attendance for her class when she realized she couldn't read the paper in her hands. She tried looking over her lesson plans, but like the attendance sheet, they seemed to be …

Employment

Paper German Stars Video Tutorial | Grateful Prayer | Thankful Heart

Do you recognize these folded paper German stars? Many folks remember making them as a child or seeing relatives make them. You might even have one …

Homemade Steak Spice

This homemade steak spice mix made with a wide variety of spices such as peppercorns, chili flakes and garlic is the secret ingredient that will give …

a zipper bracelet tutorial ... ♥

Mother's Day always sneaks up on me :)<p>it's almost here, and i have a great handmade gift idea to share with you!<p>all week long, myself & the nine …

100 Creative DIY Wall Art Ideas to Decorate Your Space

Now that Fall is here, we’re thinking about redecorating our homes here at Brit + Co, which means it’s the perfect time for some DIY inspiration. There are literally thousands of different ways to make beautiful art for the walls of your home or office.<p>BRIT + CO GUIDE:<p>But we narrowed it down a …

25 Entrepreneurs To Follow On Twitter

The arduous experience of entrepreneurship often makes founders a fount of business advice. From billionaire Richard Branson to Garrett Camp, co-founder of transport startup Uber, both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs have tips to share through their Twitter feeds.<p>Branson regularly …

Q&A: How do I make my own app?

You've got tech questions, here are the answers. Kim Komando helps you make the most of your technology by answering your thorniest tech questions. So if you're wondering what to buy, how to plug it in, or how to fix it, Kim can help.<p><b>Make your very own app</b><p>Q. I've got a great idea for a smartphone …

My barber gave me a head orgasm: the strange world of ASMR

For some, tiny burgers, space travelers, and haircuts trigger tingly feelings that science can't explain<p>A scene from a video designed to induce ASMR, "Space Travel Agent"<p>The barber turns on his trimmers.<p><i>Click. Bzzzzzzzzz.</i><p>He brings them closer and closer to my ears. He moves from one side of my head …

Mapping the brain: 3D atlas aims to unlock the secrets of the mind

Scientists have created the highest resolution 3D digital model yet made of a human brain, showing features as small as 20 micrometres across – …

M23 rebels in DRC prepare for battle with new UN force

Rebels in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have said they are prepared to respond with "full force" to any attack by the United …

UN sends force to look for a fight in Democratic Republic of the Congo

In establishing an intervention brigade in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the United Nations has taken a leap into the unknown. UN …

EU lifts Myanmar sanctions amid criticism

The European Union has lifted the last of the bloc's trade, economic and individual sanctions against Myanmar, in response to the South Asian country's political reforms.<p>Monday's decision came on the same day rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) issued a report that said Myanmar waged "a campaign …

EU Lifts Most Myanmar Sanctions

The European Union lifted Monday most of its sanctions on Myanmar, citing "the remarkable process of reform" in the Asian country.<p>In a statement issued in Luxembourg by the bloc's Foreign Affairs Council, the EU added that the arms embargo on the country, also known as Burma, will remain in place. …

Brighton considers drug-use rooms in bid to reduce deaths

<b>Brighton could become the first city in the UK to provide rooms where people would be able to use illegal drugs safely without the fear of prosecution.</b><p>Their use is one of the recommendations in an independent report commissioned by Brighton and Hove City Council.<p>The aim would be to reduce …

Drug Addiction

In Europe, a Growing Case for Banning Hezbollah

There's new evidence that the group's jihadist and political branches are intertwined.<p>BERLIN -- In the wake of several recent high-profile cases incriminating Hezbollah in Europe, there are growing cracks in the European Union's policy on the Lebanese terror group. Two of the EU's leading voices, …

US boycotts UN international justice meeting

The US and other nations are boytcotting a meeting on the subject of international justice at the UN, which it says is being used by Serbia to divert attention from its role in the Balkan wars.<p>Organised by former Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic, who is serving as president of the 193-nation …

Myanmar massacre fuels fears of ethnic cleansing

The Buddhist monk grabbed a young Muslim girl and put a knife to her neck.<p>"If you follow us, I'll kill her," the monk taunted police, according to a witness, as a Buddhist mob armed with machetes and swords chased nearly 100 Muslims in this city in central Myanmar.<p>It was Thursday, March 21. Within …

Syria air strikes 'target civilians' - Human Rights Watch

<b>The Syrian Air Force is carrying out both deliberate air strikes against civilians and indiscriminate attacks, a leading rights group has warned.</b><p>Human Rights Watch says it visited 52 sites in north-western Syria, documenting 59 such unlawful attacks.<p>It points out that both types of attacks - …

Middle East

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Al-Qaida in Iraq admits links to Syrian jihadist fighters

Al-Qaida in Iraq has confirmed its links to a jihadist group fighting in Syria, Jabhat al-Nusra, saying both are now fighting under the same …

Slovenia's prime minister tries to quell eurozone bailout rumours

Slovenia's prime minister has attempted to quash speculation that she will become the next eurozone leader to seek a bailout, after an influential …