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Donald Trump's address on the launch of attacks on Syria – the full text

‘Britain, France, and the US have marshaled their righteous power against barbarism and brutality’<p>• Syria latest: Trump orders air strikes against Assad regime – live updates<p>My fellow Americans, a short time ago, I ordered the United States Armed Forces to launch precision strikes on targets …

Middle East

Israel probes video of 'soldiers shooting Palestinian and cheering'

<b>Israel's military says it is investigating video footage, filmed through the scope of a rifle, allegedly catching soldiers cheering the shooting of an apparently unarmed Palestinian.</b><p>The video, which went viral online and featured prominently on Israeli TV, was denounced by Israeli politicians.<p>The …

Israel

The untold story of modern science is one of empire and colonial exploitation

Sir Ronald Ross had just returned from an expedition to Sierra Leone. The British doctor had been leading efforts to tackle the malaria that so often killed English colonists in the country, and in December 1899 he gave a lecture to the Liverpool Chamber of Commerce about his experience. In the …

Cape Town

Inside Gaza: ‘these are people with nothing to lose’

A Palestinian video journalist was among the nine people killed during the ‘Great March of Return’<p>Hashem Zakout should have been at his local hospital yesterday doing the voluntary work as a clerk that he hopes will lead to a paid full-time job. Instead the 24-year-old was a patient in the …

Israel

Will We Stop Trump Before It’s Too Late?

On April 28, 1945 — 73 years ago — Italians hung the corpse of their former dictator Benito Mussolini upside down next to a gas station in Milan. Two days later, Adolf Hitler committed suicide in his bunker beneath the streets of war-ravaged Berlin. Fascism, it appeared, was dead.<p>To guard against a …

Political Science

Chapati (Indian Flatbread)

Chapati, sometimes also spelled <i>chapatti</i> or called <i>roti</i>, is an ancient unleavened flabread that's common in Indian, East African, and Caribbean …

Bread

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Demonstration

Are we witnessing a 'new scramble for Africa'?

Superpowers are once again competing for influence in Africa. It's time for the continent to reclaim its sovereignty.<p>The world's most powerful nations are once again competing for the control of the abundant natural resources of the African continent. Some analysts describe this phenomenon as a …

Africa

Easy Cleaning and Home Organizing Tips | Real Simple

Use these expert tips to help your herb garden flourish.<p>The beloved stain-fighting sponge recently got a makeover, so we're sharing all of our …

Personal Organizing

Love, Sex, and Marriage in Ancient Egypt

This oldest of civilizations could be surprisingly liberal.<p>Attitudes toward love, sex, and marriage in Ancient Egypt are significant in themselves, …

Ancient History

Despite Terrorizing Black People, the Serial-Killing Suicide Bomber Was Not a Terrorist Because, Well ... He’s White

The words are back.<p>You know which words I’m talking about. The politically correct nouns, verbs and adjectives used to shield their sayers and …

Austin Bombings

It’s Time to Tell Your Kids It Doesn’t Matter Where They Go To College

When my daughter Jora was in high school, she went to a talk I gave on the adolescent brain, during which I pointed out that high school grades don’t …

College & University

Paul Ehrlich: 'Collapse of civilisation is a near certainty within decades'

Fifty years after the publication of his controversial book The Population Bomb, biologist Paul Ehrlich warns overpopulation and overconsumption are driving us over the edge<p>A shattering collapse of civilisation is a “near certainty” in the next few decades due to humanity’s continuing destruction …

Geography

There's No Scientific Basis for Race—It's a Made-Up Label

In the first half of the 19th century, one of America’s most prominent scientists was a doctor named Samuel Morton. Morton lived in Philadelphia, and he collected skulls.<p>He wasn’t choosy about his suppliers. He accepted skulls scavenged from battlefields and snatched from catacombs. One of his most …

Native Americans

Globally Top-Respected Experts on Middle East Warn Syrian War May Produce WW III

Numerous peacekeeping missions conducted by the UN “drastically” failed to “maintain peace and security” in the “conflict-rigged” regions. The …

Public School Teacher Valencia D.Clay Uses Outspoken Activism to Help Students of Color Thrive

Valencia D. Clay has recently gained national attention for her outspoken teaching style and bold activism in the classroom, but the 31-year-old Harlem native was putting in the necessary work long before that. Clay has taught in the Baltimore Public School system for the past ten years; when we …

Chocolate Espresso Pecan Pie Recipe (Easy and Delicious)

This chocolate espresso pecan pie is so elegant and tasty. It is one of the most delicious desserts that I usually prepare in autumn. It needs a …

12 Ways to Entertain (and Exhaust) Your Kid When They’re Stuck Inside

Beat the snow, rain, or even heat with quick activities that everyone can participate in.<p>By<p>Jan 09 2018, 6:24 PM<p>Serious winter weather can be an …

Kids

This video on how an 18th-century woman dressed is ludicrously complicated

If you ever wondered how complicated it was for a woman to get dressed in the 18th century, this YouTube video from the CrowsEyeProductions channel …

Time I

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China’s Ambitious New ‘Port’: Landlocked Kazakhstan

KHORGOS, Kazakhstan — China’s largest shipping company has poured billions of dollars into buying seaports in Greece and other maritime nations around the world. But the location of its latest big foreign investment has given a curious twist to the expanding ambitions of the China Ocean Shipping …

China

5 Secret-Ingredient Soups

It’s easy to mix up a soup, but achieving robust results can often take a lot of time. That’s why each of these soups is made with a few flavor bombs …

12 Great Ways to Update Your Kitchen on a Budget

Having a kitchen that looks great doesn't have to mean spending a ton of money. Sometimes, you just have to get crafty. Here are 12 super-easy …

This amazing visualisation shows how the world's ships move goods around the globe

Shipping is vital for the global economy, with roughly 90% of all goods moved across the world by ships.If shipping stops, so does the world economy.<p>Global trade has been the subject of much scrutiny in the past year or so, with Brexit and the Trump presidency both seen by many as threats to the …

Natural Gas

Chance The Rapper And Jeremih Wish You A 'Merry Christmas Lil' Mama: Re-Wrapped.'

Chance the Rapper and Jeremih have teamed up for the second year in a row to drop a holiday-themed mixtape for the masses. After weeks of teasing fans online with the prospect of new music, Chance and Jeremih premiered <i>Merry Christmas Lil' Mama: Re-Wrapped</i> on Chicago's Power 92.3 earlier today.<p><i>Merry</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Print This Free Garden Planner

Printable Garden Notebook<p>Updated January 29, 2018<p>01<p>Get all of your garden plans, records and dreams in one place. Just slip this printable cover into …

Hidden gems of 2017: great albums you may have missed

From hypnotic hip-hop to Japanese psych-rock, our critics pick some albums of 2017 that deserve a wider audience<p><b>Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever: The French Press</b><p>(Sub Pop)<p>They say “EP’, we say “mini-album”. The six percolating tracks of this Melbourne band’s extraordinary March outing share literate …

The 50 Best Albums Of 2017

30. Ron Miles<i><br>I Am a Man</i><p>The cornet, as Ron Miles plays it, is an instrument of warm color and rounded projection. There's no hint of stridency in his tone, and not much slash in his attack. But it would be a gross underestimation to file him away as an easy listen, or someone who'd trade urgency for …

New Albums