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Nazis defaced portrait with cigar to mock Churchill

Nazi officers burnt a hole in Sir Jesse Boot's portrait to mock Sir Winston Churchill<p>Nazi officers defaced a portrait of Sir Jesse Boot by sticking a cigar in his mouth to mock Sir Winston Churchill, the National Portrait Gallery has revealed.<p>The picture of Sir Jesse, owner of Boots the chemist, …

We’re still fighting George W. Bush’s battles: Syria, ISIS and the “worst foreign policy blunder” in American History

<b>(Reuters/Jim Young)</b><p>Twelve years after the invasion of Iraq, the Middle East is more volatile than ever. Welcome to permanent war<p>Peter Van Buren<p>October 23, 2015 8:30am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>What if the U.S. had not invaded Iraq in 2003? How would things be different in …

Middle East

In Pills We Trust

Benzodiazepines – nicknamed benzos for short – might be classed as ‘minor tranquilisers’, but there is nothing ‘minor’ about their effects. For those that don’t know, household names like Valium, Xanax, Klonopin, Librium and Temazapam are all classed as benzos. Commonly prescribed for anxiety, …

Medicine

The 'female Viagra' is available to women now, though fears persist about its dangers

On Saturday, a new drug became available to fight low libido in women: Addyi, known as the "female Viagra."<p>But it comes with strings attached: a …

How Batman Can Actually Beat Superman, According To Neil deGrasse Tyson

You can always count on astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson talk about science in an entertaining way, and he occasionally applies his vast knowledge …

California Governor Signs Law Targeting Gender Wage Gap

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Female workers in California will get new tools to challenge gender-based wage gaps under legislation signed into law Tuesday that supporters say offers the strongest equal-pay protection in the nation.<p>Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown signed the measure while surrounded by women and …

Cameron Repeatedly Refuses To Answer Why UK Struck Secret Human Rights Deal With Saudi Arabia

David Cameron repeatedly refused to answer why Britain had initiated a secret deal with Saudi Arabia to ensure both nations were elected to the UN …

McDonald's fans are (mostly) lovin' their first day of all-day breakfast

McDonald's all-day breakfast is finally here, and for the most part, advocates of the 2:30 p.m. Egg McMuffin (or biscuit) appear satisfied.<p>In fact, …

TV productions soar in L.A. in the third quarter

Television production in the Los Angeles region surged in the third quarter, driven by a crop of new dramas receiving state film tax credits.<p>Overall television activity produced 4,308 shoot days in the three-month period ending Sept. 30 , up 12% over the same period a year ago and the highest …

Japan’s First Female Photojournalist is Still Taking Pictures at 101 Years Old

At 101 years old, renowned Japanese photographer Tsuneko Sasamoto continues to express her artistic voice and capture stunning images. Considered to be her country's first photojournalist at the age of 25, Sasamoto has been documenting history for over 70 years, including pre- and post-war Japan. …

Photojournalism

Confronting Images Reveal Impact of Climate Change on Mongolian Landscape and Culture

In a series of powerful photographs, Daesung Lee reveals the effects climate change has had on Mongolia, by contrasting modern landscape with historical. Using printed billboards in conjunction with landscape horizons and actual people with their livestock, the snapshots (sectioned off with velvet …