Aqeel El-Amin

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Syria claims large turnout in presidential election set to bolster Assad regime

Syrian officials have claimed a large turnout in the country’s presidential election which is expected to deliver an overwhelming victory for President Bashar al Assad.<p>Although it was nominally contested by two other candidates, internationally the process (in the midst of Syria’s devastating civil …

In North Korea, China's Tiananmen Square protests stirred hope for change

For the entire world, 1989 was a historic year. Across Eastern Europe, people who had lived under oppressive communist governments for 40 years took to the streets, mostly peacefully, and communism fell. Even in China, North Korea’s neighbour, thousands of students and workers marched in Tiananmen …

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Movie LEGO Set - Milano Spaceship Rescue

Guardians of the Galaxy toys reveal Lee Pace as Ronan the Accuser!

Want to see what kind of insane makeup Lee Pace will be donning as the big bad in Marvel's new <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> movie? Hasbro has revealed …

Comics

Toy Fair 2014 Hasbro Guardians Of The Galaxy Product Images

Following its pre-<i>Toy Fair 2014</i> preview of its Marvel Legends toys, <b>Hasbro</b> has revealed official product images of its entire <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> …

Comics

The Science of Fat

If you're anything like over sixty percent of Americans, you've got a few pounds of fat you could stand to lose. If you saw what a pound of body fat …

Fitness

What I Learned in 2013: “Moments of Awe Make Us Better People”

The Existentialist philosopher Camus said, “Life should be lived to the point of tears.” He was onto something. The pull towards transcendence …

Atheism

Science’s obsession: The search for a “smart pill”

Science has plenty of theories about how to enhance our brains. Journalist Dan Hurley tested those theories<p>Startled awake by the ringing of a telephone while lying in a bed in the French Quarter, a block from Bourbon Street, I found myself momentarily forgetting where I was and why I was there. Too …