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Only 17% of people can correctly answer the world's shortest IQ test — see if you're one of them

The Cognitive Reflection Test (CRT) has been hailed as the world's shortest IQ test. Apparently, it only takes three questions to separate the Einsteins from the Homer Simpsons of this world.<p>The quiz, developed in Princeton in 2005 by psychologist Shane Frederick, is designed to test your ability …

IQ

''A Complete Disaster'': Noam Chomsky on Trump and the Future of US Politics

President Donald Trump speaks during a joint presser with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, on …

Donald Trump

World Cup 2018 fixtures and TV schedule

The 2018 World Cup is fast approaching, with national sides making their final preparations ahead of this summer's tournament.<p>We know that England will pit their wits against Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in Group G. Their first match will be on June 14.<p>England manager Gareth Southgate plans to name …

Soccer

Study Shows What Happens When You Swap Fat For Sugar

Nothing good.<p>Ever wandered down the 'health foods' aisle of your local grocery store? If it’s anything like the one near me, it’s full of 'low-fat', …

Star Wars: the story so far in 90 seconds

Not got time to re-watch all three original Star Wars movies ahead of JJ Abrams's forthcoming The Force Awakens? Not got the inclination to re-watch the prequels? Here's our super-helpful (if only sporadically accurate) catch-up guide...<p><b>Star Wars: the short version</b><p>A long time ago, in a galaxy …

The Onion got it right in 2003 on the Iraq War

This war will not put an end to anti-Americanism; it will fan the flames of hatred even higher. It will not end the threat of weapons of mass destruction; it will make possible their further proliferation. And it will not lay the groundwork for the flourishing of democracy throughout the Mideast; …

I fought for nothing: Staggering incompetence, egregious corruption & America’s doomed war in Afghanistan

As the U.S. watches Kunduz fall, I’m left contemplating the lessons of a war whose meager gains are evaporating<p>I’ve been waiting for the fall of Kunduz. Not Kunduz, specifically, but the fall of a town in Afghanistan of some size and importance. It was my prediction back in 2005, when I left the …

War

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The Brain's Remarkable Sculpting Of Memories

It is a remarkable fact that the brain, made of neurons and their connections to one another named synapses, is able to remember.<p>After all, if there is one thing we can say about our bodies and about nature, it's that change is everywhere. To remember is to go the other way, as we somehow try to …

Neurophilosophy

Obama to End Three More Wars: Vietnam and Cold War Finally Over, Civil War Next

Put aside ending the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. They weren't so much divisive as the American people changed their mind, once the lying stopped. Ending them was relatively easy.<p>Obama is now taking on the tough ones. He's moving to end the Vietnam War and the Cold War and even the Civil War.<p>It's not …

Gaza War one year on: How the bloody conflict between Israel and Hamas escalated

On 30 June 2014, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) recovered the bodies of three dead teenagers, Jewish settlers who had gone missing in the West Bank …

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From Syria to Bosnia: Isis and its affiliates around the world

Islamic State’s rampage through Iraq was soon followed by jihadi groups aligning themselves with and pledging allegiance to the militant group<p>Islamic State’s incursions in Iraq and Syria have left large areas of both countries under the militant group’s control. The extremists’ beheadings of …

Islam

Time to end the scandal of young people dying in prison

Harris review into self-inflicted deaths in pr is a challenge to the whole criminal justice system

Crime

67 Countries the U.S. Is Obliged to Go to War For

<i>Click to enlarge</i><p>The United States has entered a lot of treaties over the years, especially after the complicated network put in place after World War …

Pop Culture

Bomb Syria, and recruits will be rolling up to join Isis

Michael Fallon thinks military action should be back on the table. But the past 15 years suggests use of force wouldn’t be just ineffective, it would make things worse<p>You could see this coming. With British tourists killed by a Tunisian terrorist trained in “free” Libya , the solution advocated …

Middle East

A year after Gaza war, southern Israel slowly recovers

NIRIM, Israel (AP) — On the last day of last summer's Israel-Hamas war, Gadi Yarkoni and two of his closest friends were fixing an electricity line …

Israel

This Is What The End Of European Democracy Looks Like

Underlying the question of whether European leaders and the Greek state will be able to come to terms amid the financial crisis is one even more fundamental: Is there room in Europe for democracy?<p>In January, Greek voters elected a government on a platform of anti-austerity, one that argued further …

Europe

Did Prophet Muhammad Warn Us of ISIS?

In separate attacks last week, ISIS terrorists killed 39 tourists at a beach resort in Tunisia, and close to 30 worshipers at a Shia Mosque in Kuwait. The onslaught came shortly after the group called on its militant Jihadi sympathizers to expand operations in the month of Ramadan.<p>ISIS has …

The Greek Vote

There is an adage in politics that you should never put anything to the vote unless you are sure of the outcome beforehand. On that front, the referendum Greeks will vote in this Sunday is a mistake, because the vote could go either way. If the majority votes No, as Syriza hopes, then …

Europe