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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p><i>GQ</i>’s editors pick the freshest menswear, sneakers, watches and more worth your disposable income.<p>17 Photos2 days agoView …

Operation Karachi: Pakistan's Military Retakes the City

Terrorism in Pakistan is in decline for the second consecutive year. If current trend lines continue, the number of Pakistani civilians killed in …

China Muscles Way Into the Indian Ocean Through Its Silk Road Link With Pakistan

LONDON -- In most countries, governments change and policy follows. In China, where the Communist Party is determined to stay in power for perpetuity, the government can lay down policies and carry them out over the long haul. The long-term policy can be upgraded as the economy and technology …

In Pakistan execution drive, militants are a minority

ISLAMABAD: When Pakistan resumed executions after the massacre of 134 pupils at Peshawar’s Army Public School last December, the government promised …

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

In his fourth book, "American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures in North America," award-winning author Colin Woodard identifies 11 distinct cultures that have historically divided the US.<p>"The country has been arguing about a lot of fundamental things lately including state …

New York City

15 Porn Sites That Women Love Watching

A Cosmopolitan writer tells us where ladies go to get turned on.<p><i>Originally published on Cosmopolitan.com</i><p>Women can enjoy porn just as much as guys do. But it's shockingly hard for us to find good porn in which the woman is actually enjoying herself in a realistic way, and doesn't make us feel bad or …

The 10 best private universities in America

CWUR uses eight indicators to determine its rankings, including quality of education, alumni employment, and influence.<p><b>See the top 10 private universities in the US below:</b>

Calvin Klein just bought this masterpiece contemporary mansion for $25 million

He just bought a spectacular, 9,300-square-foot home in the Hollywood Hills area for $25 million, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>The five-bedroom mansion fits squarely in the contemporary architectural style and features sliding glass walls, 13-foot-high ceilings, an infinity pool, and a …

The 23 best beaches in America

For this list, we looked at seven notable beach rankings compiled by travel experts, vacationers, and water-quality researchers and combined these rankings to come up with the ultimate list of the best beaches in the US.<p>The rankings we used were Dr. Beach's Top 10 Beaches for 2015, Trip Advisor's …

10 times in history when polyamory was surprisingly embraced

Monogamy has been the norm for centuries, but that wasn’t always the case. Just ask the ancient Mesopotamians<p>Anna Pulley<p>June 14, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>As we've written before, the Western world is in love with monogamy—in concept, if not in practice. …

23 Places You Should Visit In 2015

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2015.<p>From the Philippines to Peru, here are the best places to travel next year.

What Motivates Terrorists?

It’s an important question. But is it the best one to be asking?<p>One of the most frequently asked questions about terrorism is also the most intractable. Why? Why do they do it? Why do people join terrorist groups and participate in acts of terrorism?<p>There are as many answers to this question as …

This startup has an algorithm that finds discount flight tickets 'hidden' on airline websites

Some of these flights can be priced 50% to 90% lower than those booked via a regular flight ticket, according to Lucie Bresova, the CFO of the Czech Republic-based Skypicker. Skypicker is a flight-booking app that blew our minds when Business Insider discovered it on a visit to Prague last …

Does Terrorism Work?

Rebel groups that employ terror in civil wars seldom win or gain concessions—but they tend to prolong conflicts, a new paper finds.<p>Nearly 14 years into the war on terror, there are signs of terrorism all around us, from Memorial Day tributes to the victims of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to the …

Political Science

Six Books (and One Blog) Bill Gates Wants You to Read This Summer

Bill Gates -- Microsoft CEO turned philanthropist, lifelong learner and fan of The Great Courses -- is recommending seven texts you should read this …

The Only 15 Things You Need to Build a Working Wardrobe

If you just got out of college or you're switching careers, start out with these essentials and you'll always be ready for the office.<p>1. Start with 5 Shirts...<p>The shirt should have a supporting role in one's outfit. It's a backdrop–utility is paramount. Keep the color simple and it will go with …

8 Hotel Booking Hacks Every Traveler Needs to Know

Sure, you know how to book a hotel on your own because you've got a credit card and the Internet. But chances are you're not booking a hotel as well or as cheaply as you could. To turn you from hotel amateur to hotel pro, we've probed the minds of lodging experts to hear their tips on saving the …

Hacking

Confronting Homeland Security's 'SSSS' Watch List

It's official. The Department of Homeland Security has placed me on a travel watch list. Every time I travel abroad, I now have "SSSS", which stands for Secondary Security Screen Selection, on my boarding documents. That means I get an extra rigorous full-body screening, thorough examination of …

Nine films to watch at Cannes