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You Can Copy and Paste This in as Your Online Dating Profile if You’d Like, Just Give Me Credit

I enjoy reading, travel, and cooking. Years have raced past, everyone of them a wolf circling a kill. One tends to think that it’s a matter of scale, …

'World's oldest Torah' scroll found in Italy

<b>The University of Bologna in Italy has found what it says may be the oldest complete scroll of Judaism's most important text, the Torah.</b><p>The scroll was in the university library but had been mislabelled, a professor at the university says.<p>It was previously thought the scroll was no more that a few …

How to hire good people instead of nice people

Usually, employers rapidly scan the resume of each job applicant looking for relevant education, skills, and work experience. They select 10 candidates for telephone calls, invite three in for interviews, and hire the one they <i>like</i> the best.<p>This is a bad way to hire because at best it gets you <i>nice</i> …

Employment

Oklahoma GOP Sen. Tom Coburn Will Seek To Offset Tornado Aid

Oklahoma Republican Sen. Tom Coburn will seek to offset federal aid to victims of a massive tornado that blasted through Oklahoma City suburbs on …

Too famous to see?

Las Meninas depicts Velazquez (in a self-portrait) alongside the Spanish Royal Family in 1656<p><b>Diego Velazquez's Las Meninas is one of the most famous paintings ever produced. The public admire the grandeur of its size and subject, artists drool over the conceptual nature of the composition. It is</b> …

What's On: Exhibitions Events in London

Other events<p>Talks and Discussions<p>Fri 25 May 2018<p>A powerful exploration of race, politics and people in South Africa today<p>This event has taken …

Oklahoma Senators Jim Inhofe, Tom Coburn, Face Difficult Options On Disaster Relief

WASHINGTON -- As frantic rescue missions continued Monday in Oklahoma following the catastrophic tornadoes that ripped through the state, it appeared increasingly likely that residents who lost homes and businesses would turn to the federal government for emergency disaster aid. That could put the …

Irish potato famine pathogen identified

<b>Scientists have used plant samples collected in the mid-19th Century to identify the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine.</b><p>A plant pest that causes potato blight spread to Ireland in 1845 triggering a famine that killed one million people.<p>DNA extracted from museum specimens shows the strain …

19th Century

Nasa's Curiosity Mars rover drills second rock sample

<b>Nasa's Curiosity rover on the Red Planet has drilled a second rock sample to deliver to its onboard laboratories.</b><p>The powder was taken from the interior of a target dubbed "Cumberland" by the science team.<p>This rock is about 2.75m from the site where the rover acquired its first drill sample in …

Mars Rover

The Met’s New European Galleries

Something monumental has been happening, by stealthy stages, to art in New York. On May 23rd, it will stand fully revealed: the architectural renovation and wholesale rehanging of the Metropolitan Museum’s core collections of pre-modern European art, enlarged by the annexation of galleries formerly …

The Best Mozzarella for Pizza

We worked our way through pounds and pounds of mozzarella for this issue, including authentic <i>mozzarella di bufala</i> from Italy; the milky, creamy <i>fior</i> …

Warhol Had a Wife? 10 Things You Didn't Know About the Pop Master

<b>He wasn’t “Andy Warhol.”</b><p>The youngest of three brothers born to two Slovakian immigrants in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, his birth name was actually …