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Australia asylum: Why is it controversial?

<b>Australia's policy on asylum seekers has come under intense scrutiny. The BBC explains why.</b><p>Does Australia get a lot of asylum seekers?<p>Australia's humanitarian intake has remained relatively steady over the last 20 years, with around 12,000 to 13,000 people typically accepted every year.<p>In 2015-16, …

North Africa

Inside the Mind of Israel/Palestine

How can both sides be wrong/right at the same time?<p>LONDON — Once again the world watches as, once again, Israel/Palestine explodes. The conflicts …

Israel

Meet Hank Green, one of America’s most popular science teachers

The science of lying. The terrifying truth about bananas. The teenage brain explained.<p>These are just a few of the subjects that musician and entrepreneur Hank Green has tackled in YouTube videos that have helped him win a huge online following and made him one of the country’s better-known science …

High School

This girl got an amazing tattoo to start a conversation about her mental health

Millions of people all over the world suffer from a mental illness. In fact, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), one in five …

Underrated books: Overlooked fiction and nonfiction of 2012.

<i>Tuesday: Slate staffers pick their favorite books of 2012.<br>Wednesday: The overlooked books of 2012.<br>Thursday: Dan Kois’ 15 favorite books.<br>Friday: The</i> …

BrightSide — Inspiration. Creativity. Wonder.

Creativity

Today I Yelled at God and This is What Happened Next

Today I had a fight with God when I was driving in my car. Well, I don't really call God <i>God</i> anymore, now that I no longer follow a traditional religious path, so in reality, I yelled at God-Universe-Higher-Power-Guardian-Angel (and yes, I'm still trying out different names).<p>But that's not really …

Depression And Bipolar Disorder May Be More Similar Than We Realized

Feeling as though you're walking around with your head in a fog can be a frustrating symptom of some psychiatric disorders.<p>And as a large new study shows, those feelings of brain fog aren't all in your head. University of Michigan research confirms that "fuzzy thinking" is indeed a symptom of …