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The 30 Most Beautiful Places in the World

Time to dust off your passport.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to relax on a beach, get …

China wants to visit Mars by 2020 and beat Nasa to set up the first manned moon base

China has announced that it intends to explore Mars and plans to get there by 2020, as well as being one of the first countries to explore the "dark …

NASA Begins Turning a Spy Satellite Into a New Hubble

The WFIRST satellite was built to spy on the Russians. Now it will spy nearby star systems for planets and hunt for elusive dark matter evidence.<p>In 2012, the National Reconnaissance Office gave NASA two powerful spy satellites it no longer needed. The agency spent several months figuring out what …

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Did the Saudis Start This Mideast Crisis on Purpose?

Tehran and Riyadh are now at each other’s throats after the execution of a well-known cleric. Maybe that was the plan all along.<p>Iranian officials …

Sunni-Shia sectarianism at root of much of Middle East violence

Two branches of Islam share many of the same beliefs and practices, and in many places their followers have quietly co-existed for centuries<p>More than 85% of the world’s 1.5 billion Muslims are Sunni, and the rest are Shia. The two denominations share many of the same fundamental beliefs and …

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London man says child in Isis video is his grandson

Henry Dare tells Channel 4 that the boy is Isa, son of his daughter Khadijah, who left for Syria several years ago<p>The child shown at the end of the latest Islamic State propaganda video is the son of a south London woman who converted to Islam and left for Syria several years ago, according to her …

Design 101: 18 Pieces Of Advice From Top Interior Designers

It's great to be able to turn to the experts for decorating advice. But at the end of the day, even for them, your design aesthetic is all about you.<p>Here are our favorite interior designers who know their stuff. They make a living putting together the most beautiful homes, and their best advice …