Ahmad Albialy

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Five Arab states top the most corrupt list

Five Arab countries are ranked among the top 10 most corrupt nations, according to Transparency International's newly released annual Corruption Perceptions Index, as instability in the region has profound effects on governance.<p>The list, published on Tuesday, ranks countries on an index score that …

Following the Natural Curves of the Neighboring Landscape: Lo Curro House in Chile

Located in Santiago, Chile, this modern 8,826 square foot residence seems to follow the natural curves its uneven terrain. <b>Lo Curro House</b> was …

Dennis Stock: the photographer who made America cool

Here are Dennis Stock's best images of American life in the time of Woodstock, from stage invasions to Planet of the Apes fanatics, Louis Armstrong gearing up for a gig and an unknown James Dean in Times Square. The images are from American Cool, a new anthology of Stock's career

When Free Movement and Harmony Collide: Pool Family Home in Israel

This <b>modern</b> <b>residence</b> located in Israel and designed by <b>Luciano Santandreu</b> for a young family with 3 kids grabs attention quickly and promises a unique …

With Black edition, Range Rover goes long on luxury

The Land Rover Range Rover is not exactly revered for its modesty. It is, and has been since its debut in 1970, a leather-lined haven for the Barbour-coat set. But as Rolls-Royce and Bentley have known for years, enough is rarely enough.<p>As such, at the Los Angeles Auto Show on 20 November, Land …

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7 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Teaching ESL

Four years ago today I was walking, half-dead, through Shanghai's Pudong International airport, searching for a woman named "Apple," who was supposed to be holding a sign with my name on it. My name, and that of a certain private English education conglomerate: I'd arrived in China to teach English …

The 10 Companies Paying Americans The Least: 24/7 Wall Street

24/7 Wall Street: This summer, thousands of fast-food workers in the United States went on strike in cities across the country, demanding their wages be increased to $15 an hour and the ability to unionize. To no one’s surprise, they didn’t get it. As of 2012, an estimated 4.7% of hourly workers …

This Train Is Hiding A Full Starbucks Store Inside

What if you could sit inside a cozy Starbucks during your morning commute? Now, commuters in Switzerland can do just that.<p>Starbucks locations already seem to be everywhere you look. But starting November 21, the company will take on a new frontier: trains. Starbucks, with the help of Swiss train …