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Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Self-improvement

Milkman found laughing and covered in blood after murdering his mother and her friend, court hears

A former milkman accused of murdering his mother and her friend in a horrific attack was found at the scene laughing and covered in blood, a court has been told.<p>Brett Rogers, 23, allegedly knifed Gillian Phillips, 54, and 60-year-old David Oakes dozens of times in a fatal attack at her home in …

Doodle Addicted

My new coloring book is available on Amazon for $<p>11.95 <b>$9.95</b>!<p>Stress Relief<p>Set aside your inhibitions and perfectionism. There are no rules here. Lose …

Drawing

Steve Jobs’s widow 'begged' DiCaprio and Bale not to take biopic role

Laurene Jobs allegedly called stars to dissuade them from taking part in Danny Boyle-directed drama, according to the Hollywood Reporter<p>Steve Jobs’s widow Laurene Jobs called Hollywood stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Christian Bale to beg them not to play her husband in a forthcoming biopic, according …

Ten British women get go-ahead for womb transplants

Ethical approval has been granted for the clinical trial which will see ten British women without wombs carry their own babies<p>Thousands of women born without a womb could benefit from a new transplant which has been given the green light.<p>Ten British women will be given womb transplants in a trial …

Pregnancy

Pretend you're a millionaire: Britain's luxury homes from £1m to £100m

Mayfair shoebox to Scottish estates - what would your imaginary winnings get you these days in the high-end property market?<p>Listen carefully this month and you’ll hear the distinctive rattle of keys or the clipped sound of well-buffed shoes and stylish stilettos on the pavement as London’s high-end …

Real Estate

Take a Look Inside Some Real-Life Sex Dungeons

A new site wants to help you find your erotic home away from home.<p>Who can forget Christian Grey’s playroom (a.k.a. the Red Room of Pain) in <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i>? It’s where the billionaire—and sex fiend—took Anastasia to indulge in all his sexual fantasies.<p><b>RELATED:</b> 5 Major Myths About BDSM<p>If you’re …

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

Self-improvement

Maccabees Tomb: Have Israeli Archaeologists Found Fabled Burial Grounds?

Israeli archaeologists may be one step closer to solving a riddle that has vexed explorers for more than a century: the location of the fabled tomb …

Prince William Speaks Out Against Homophobia At Diana Award Visit

Prince William has spoken out against homophobia in what is believed to be a first for the royal, while taking part in an anti-bullying session with …

Martin Shkreli Daraprim Price Increase Criticised By NHS Doctor, As Anti-TTIP Campaigners Speak Out

A leading NHS doctor has spoken out against the former hedge fund manager at the heart of the scandal around a 4,000% increase in the price of a life …

What Happens To Syrian Refugees When They Arrive In The UK?

The first of 20,000 Syrian refugees arrived in Britain yesterday, and have begun the intensive process of being settled into their new homes.<p>Prime …

The Pope Has A Radical Solution For The Refugee Crisis: The Golden Rule

"We need to avoid a common temptation nowadays: to discard whatever proves troublesome."<p>WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis urged compassion on Thursday for refugees and unauthorized immigrants, speaking to a crowd that included lawmakers who have said the U.S. should keep out Syrians and others who fled …

Five times that big pharmaceutical companies have screwed over sick people more than Martin Shkreli

"We need to turn a profit". This was Martin Shkreli’s shameless attempt to appeal to the supposed heartless capitalist in us all, as he made public …

A short-term burden, refugees may yet boost sagging EU economy

The hundreds of thousands of migrants surging into Europe are testing governments’ ability to feed and shelter them while prompting populist warnings …

A Rift Over Migrants

The worst migrant crisis since World War II has exposed such bitter divisions in Europe that it was only a matter of time until someone invoked the Nazis.<p>The worst migrant crisis since World War II has exposed such bitter divisions in Europe that it was only a matter of time until someone invoked …

North Africa
Middle East

The Guardian view on Muslims in the west: marginalised by mistrust

Ministers should stop boasting about supposed British values. The debate about security in a diverse society needs to be framed in the language of human rights<p>The book was in the college library, and a student enrolled for the very subject that it covered was spotted picking it up. The scene might …

Police Agencies Get Money To Test Backlog Of Rape Kits

Support the news<p>The Manhattan District Attorney's office and the U.S. Department of Justice are giving $79 million to 43 police agencies across the …

Criminal Justice

White Leftist Explains to Black Man that Black-on-Black Crime Doesn't Exist

As a black man, I do understand that black lives matter,” Sherman said. “I stand for that, I believe in that wholeheartedly. But I also think that …

Sweden: Muslims Gang Rape Young Mother

Trending story found on …

Rogue Landlords Should Be Jailed, Councils Urge

Rogue landlords who endanger the lives of their tenants should be jailed, councils have claimed.<p>The Local Government Association (LGA) said that a …

Rx for violence? Crime risk rises for young people on antidepressants, study says

Researchers have identified a troubling side effect of a widely prescribed class of antidepressants -- they may make some patients more likely to commit violent crimes.<p>Data from Sweden show that young adults between the ages of 15 and 24 who had filled prescriptions for the drugs were more likely …

10 Famous Works Of Fiction Based On Real Crimes

A well-publicized crime can capture an entire generation’s attention. Crime, which usually puts us face-to-face with the very thing that we try to …

Literature

Police Arrest 14-Year-Old Muslim Science Wiz For Bringing Homemade CLOCK To School

Irving MacArthur High student Ahmed Mohamed loves science. Mohamed is only 14-years-old, but he has already been in his school’s robotics club, and …

Why Isis fights

Jihadi fighters in Iraq and Syria reveal the apocalyptic motivations of the militant movement that has hijacked the Syrian uprising – and transformed the Middle East<p>اقرأ التقرير باللغة العربية<p>For more than a century, Dabiq was one of northern Syria’s forsaken villages, a speck on a vast …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> …

The Brain

Misdirection and outright lies: Coca-Cola’s obesity campaign is backfiring spectacularly

Like Big Tobacco before it, the soda giant’s PR tactics have grown increasingly desperate. The public is onto them<p>The soft drink industry is in a full-blown crisis. Soda sales are on a 10-year skid, and laws are being passed to tax and limit their sales, thanks to a growing consensus among health …