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Iraq War A 'Huge Error,' US Blinded By Emotions Of 9/11, Says Former Top Intelligence Chief Michael Flynn

The former top US Special Forces chief claimed on Sunday that blinding emotion after the 9/11 attacks led the United States and its allies to take …

Britain Appears Set To Enter War In Syria

Britain appeared to be heading for war in Syria on Monday after David Cameron announced he will go ahead with a Commons vote on military action.<p>In a clear signal that he now felt he had enough Labour lawmakers on board for a clear majority, the Prime Minister used a televised address to reveal that …

The Arguments for Britain to Bomb Syria Are Completely Insane

But it's hard to make a rational argument against something so completely unconcerned with reason.<p>Protesters at the Don't Bomb Syria protest on Saturday (Photo by Chris Bethell)<p><b>Related: I Asked Anti-War Protesters in London Why They Think Bombing Syria Is a Bad Idea</b><p>There's something strangely …

British parliament to debate Syria airstrikes Wednesday

British Prime Minister David Cameron called for a debate and vote in Parliament on Wednesday on whether the U.K. should launch airstrikes against militants in Syria, arguing that the nation must stand with its allies in confronting extremism.<p>Cameron's statement Monday comes only hours after …

Leonard Nimoy: A Tribute to the Most Human of Aliens

Did Leonard Nimoy ever use double negatives in conversation? Did he need to consult his cellphone calculator to figure out the tip on a restaurant …

Leonard Nimoy's incredible life in pictures

When Leonard Nimoy landed his iconic role as Spock on <i>Star Trek</i> in 1966, it came with a lot of opportunities for the actor.<p>He posed on red carpets, …

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Remembering Leonard Nimoy

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p><i>In honor of Leonard Nimoy’s life, on the occasion of his passing, several of us at GeekDad would like to offer our personal</i> …

Bryony Gordon on starting cognitive behavioural therapy

How the other half lives: to help deal with her depression and OCD, Bryony Gordon visits a CBT therapist<p>I have started to have <b>cognitive behavioural therapy</b>. It’s more commonly known as CBT – anyone who needs it has enough on their plate without having to explain they are having “cognitive …

Watch: Stephen Fry brands God 'utterly utterly evil'

Broadcaster launches an impassioned tirade against religion<p>Stephen Fry, a staunch atheist, has launched an impassioned attack on religion, stating that any God who created this universe was “an utter maniac, totally selfish” and “evil”.<p>The newly married broadcaster was asked what he would do if he …

5 Magazines For Book Lovers

Jenn de la Vega / February 4, 2015<p>Dearest Book Lover,<p>Isn’t it great to curl up with a good tome? These harsh winter months can be a great time to …

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12 Funny Pregnancy Announcements by Creative Parents

When it comes to pregnancy announcements, there are endless ways for creative parents-to-be to share their exciting news with friends and family. Instead of settling on a simple, conventional message, these happy couples took the opportunity to create hilarious images to broadcast their joy to the …

Game of Thrones: George RR Martin's original plans

Martin's original plans for characters including Jon, Arya, Tyrion and Daenerys have been revealed<p><i>Warning: the article below contains spoilers for seasons one to four of HBO's Game of Thrones, and for George RR Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire Series</i><p>Some of George RR Martin's abandoned plans for his …

The 10 best movie parodies in The Simpsons

Michael Hogan lists The Simpsons' most memorable nods to cinema<p><b>Lisa’s Substitute (season 2, 1991)</b><p>“Mrs Krabappel, are you trying to seduce me?” This homage to The Graduate sees Dustin Hoffman guest star as Lisa’s inspiring supply teacher Mr Bergstrom, who seems to represent everything her father …

Are you addicted to a fantasy world?

The worlds of Star Wars, Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings are the opiates of the masses, says Anne Billson<p>George Lucas might have created Star Wars, but the world that George built belongs to the fans now. Last month, predictably, there was an online stampede to get a fix of the new teaser</b> …

Jennifer Lawrence given smaller share of profits from American Hustle than male actors

Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Adams were paid significantly less than their male stars for Oscar-nominated film American Hustle<p>The cast is exceptional, featuring Jennifer Lawrence, Angelina Jolie, Michael Fassbender – and even a cameo from Barack Obama.<p>The setting is stylish – Hollywood, with a …

Graves of 'vampires' discovered in Poland were cholera victims

Archaeologists have discovered the graves of cholera victims which were treated like vampires to stop them rising from the grave and infecting the locals<p>When archaeologists discovered graves in Poland where the dead had been buried with sickles across their throats and rocks under their chins, they …

Delusions and hallucinations may be the keys that unlock psychosis

“Although it is a waste of time to argue with a paranoid patient about his delusions, he may still be persuaded to keep them to himself, to repress them as far as possible and to forgo the aggressive action they might suggest, in general to conduct his life as if they did not exist.”<p>This quote from …

What's New on Netflix Streaming in December 2014

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6 Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

Because your nose wants to get in the spirit, too.<p>Sure, the holidays are a feast for the eyes (twinkling Christmas lights, beautiful wreaths), and your taste buds (cookies!), but if you forget about your nose, you're skipping a seriously festive part of the season. Try these homemade ways to …

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Amazing Little Flip Books Use Negative Space and Secret Compartments | Colossal

<p>These fun little flip books made in Japan feature a number of unexpected designs that make use of negative space and secret “compartments” that are …

Striking Pictures From International Space Station Reveal Gorgeous Earth

Inside A Paris Apartment Untouched For 70 Years

Frozen in time, this French apartment gives a rare look into a past era.<p>Imagine you stumbled upon a time capsule that gave you a never-before-seen look into another era—for French officials this came true when they discovered an abandoned apartment that had been left untouched for 70 years. The …

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Link About It: This Week's Picks

Back in 1999, a watch sold at auction for $11 million, setting a record that was blown out of the water for the first time ever this week. A rare Supercomplication Patek Philippe pocket watch, made in 1932, has just sold at Sotheby's for $24 million. Yes, it sports 24 complications and 920 …

Adventure Travel

Spirited travelers know the value of immersing oneself in the unknown. Getting lost is a real possibility, if not a given. Dubious roadside food will no doubt be consumed alongside the most memorable, high-quality meals. While travel guides and local tips all have their place, some trips require a …

Before & After: This Victorian Home from 1885 Gets an Unbelievable Transformation

A married couple tackled this challenging project, and the results will blow your mind.<p>When house renovators Jeff Born and Victoria Born-Doody first laid eyes on a historic little house on Watson Avenue in St. Paul, Minnesota, they knew that they had found their next big project. The house, which …

Nine myths about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

<b>By</b> <b>Lily Bailey</b><p><b>It's OK to say 'I'm a bit OCD'</b><p>Wrong. Even if you do suffer from OCD, no-one is an illness, be it a whole one or a bit of one.<p><b>You can</b> …

The Best Wildlife Photography Of 2014

Every year, London’s Natural History Museum and the BBC team up to wade through tens of thousands of the very best images of the natural world in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards. Last week, American photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols was awarded the top prize for a dramatic …

Amazing coffee art from Costa Barista of the Year competition - Telegraph

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