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Starbucks C.E.O. Apologizes After Arrests of 2 Black Men

<i>For updates on the controversy at Starbucks, go here.</i><p>Two black men walked into a Starbucks in downtown Philadelphia on Thursday afternoon and sat down. Officials said they had asked to use the restroom but because they had not bought anything, an employee refused the request. They were eventually …

The Doctored 'Memoir' of a Jewish Boy Kidnapped by the Vatican

Edgardo Mortara’s autobiography is roiling Catholic-Jewish relations—based on the false assumption that the text is accurate.<p>After a century and a half, the story of six-year-old Edgardo Mortara—a Jewish boy who was kidnapped by the Vatican—has once again become the subject of acrimonious …

Christianity

Agnetha In 20 ABBA Lead Vocals

At the very centre of <b>ABBA</b>‘s incredible worldwide appeal was the intricate vocal interplay between their two female leads <b>Agnetha</b> and <b>Frida</b>. The voices …

Music

The Weeknd Kicks Off Coachella’s First Weekend: Pictures

13 Kids Who Did Not Intend For Their Drawings To Be X-Rated

"My 7-year-old likes tits."

Seven Types of Atheism by John Gray review – fascinating study of disbelief

The British philosopher has produced a thought-provoking account of the tradition of atheism and the problems with it<p>There is an old story of two atheists in Northern Ireland who expressed relief that they had risen above the religious rivalry of their contemporaries. Then one defined himself as a …

Religion

10 of the Best STEM Gifts for Kids in 2017

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Interior Designers Share the Neutral Paint Colors That Work in Every Room

If you’re still weighing how much color to put in that sanctuary space we all know and love, you can also check out the bathroom paint colors …

United Airlines plane forced to land due to passenger's faeces

<b>A plane carrying more than 200 passengers from Chicago to Hong Kong was diverted to Alaska after two of the aircraft's toilets were vandalised with excrement, officials said.</b><p>The United Airlines flight was forced to make an unscheduled landing in Anchorage on Thursday evening due to a "passenger …

United Airlines

New Yorker Holiday Covers Through the Years

’Tis the season to be jolly—or not! <i>New Yorker</i> holiday covers have showcased a wide range of emotions over the years. In Edward Sorel’s cover from 2012, for instance, Santa’s reindeer crankily side-eye their boss for interrupting their poker game. Istvan Banyai’s drawing of McSorley’s Old Ale House, …

Why They Mattered

Remembering 30 politicos who died in 2017.<p>There may have been an unusual number of celebrity deaths in 2016, but 2017 saw the departure of no shortage of notables. As we do each year, Politico Magazine invited friends, colleagues, scholars and observers to remember dozens of figures who died over …

Train Passenger Captures Surreal Photos of Hokkaido Blanketed in Snow

Hokkaido, Japan's snow-covered northernmost prefecture, is the magical background for Chinese photographer Ying Yin‘s series <i>Wind of Okhotsk</i>. Inspired by her desire to visit a snowy area, the lush winter scenery, blanketed by white powder, makes for a powerful set of images.<p>Starting in Sapporo, the …

Hokkaido

74 Things That Blew Our Minds in 2017

The Atlantic’s science, technology, and health reporters learned a lot this year.<p>This past year, reporters on <i>The Atlantic</i>’s science, technology, and health desks worked tirelessly, writing hundreds of stories. Each of those stories is packed with facts that surprised us, delighted us, and in some …

Great Depression

Happy New Year in Pictures

London Eye

Really Simple Way to Keep Track of Bolts/screws While Taking Apart Various Devices.

Taking apart a laptop or any other electronic device (with a variety of different size/length bolts that hold it together) can be made much easier if …

Woodworking

Scrivener 3.0 Update: What’s inside, and is it worth the cost?

The much-anticipated release of Scrivener Version 3.0 for Mac is here, and Version 3.0 for Windows is promised to be coming soon. This is great news …

Scrivener

A vaccine for HIV is about to be tested in thousands of people

by Kyree Leary November 30, 2017 Health & Medicine 22568<p>Treating and Preventing HIV<p>More than 70 million people have been diagnosed with HIV since the …

Your Online Shopping Habit Is Fueling a Robotics Renaissance

Go ahead, hit that BUY NOW button. Procure that sweater or TV or pillow that looks like a salmon fillet. Hit that button and fulfill the purpose of a …

Tesla actually built the world’s biggest battery. Here’s how it works.

Get amped to learn about lithium-ion energy storage!<p><i>Note: This story was updated on December 1.</i><p>Elon Musk and Tesla have made good on an ambitious commitment, and the state of South Australia is now home to the world’s biggest battery. The battery installation is connected to a wind farm (that's …

Clean Energy

Hundreds of Fossilized Pterosaur Eggs Uncovered in China

Welcome to Pterosaur Park.<p>Paleontologists have uncovered more than 200 fossilized eggs belonging to the flying reptiles that soared during the age of dinosaurs. The discovery, which was announced Thursday in the journal Science, is the largest collection of pterosaur eggs found so far.<p>“I remember …

Exclusive: First U.S. Baby Born After a Uterus Transplant

For the first time in the United States, a woman who was born without a uterus gave birth to a baby. The landmark birth took place at Baylor …

12 Books Every Design-Lover Should Own

P.S. They make excellent gifts!<p>Break out the eggnog, let the Hallmark channel play on repeat, and go get yourself some twinkly lights because, like it or not, the holiday season is upon us! Even with beaucoup festivities and merriment that this time of year provides, we’d be remiss if we didn’t …

Aircraft Leasing Flying High | CNBC

Capital Aviation - Introduction to Aircraft Leasing 2017

What is AIRCRAFT LEASE? What does AIRCRAFT LEASE mean? AIRCRAFT LEASE meaning & explanation

This Beagle's Ear Cyst Looks Disturbingly Like Donald Trump

This is very "ear"-ie.<p>A beagle in Tyneside, England, is dogged with an annoying ailment: Donald Trump is stuck in his ear.<p>Not the actual president, but a cyst that looks amazingly like the 45th president.<p>Jade Robinson said her two-year-old beagle, Chief, developed the cyst after dirt got in his …

Donald Trump

How to Pitch: 18 Steps to Create and Deliver a Winning Pitch for Investors and Early Customers

A comprehensive guide to planning, preparing, and tailoring your pitch to find new investors for a startup, land new customers, find a partner--in short, to turn your idea into a reality.<p>You want to start a business. You have an idea. You have a business plan. But you need investors. You need …

Business Strategy

Ancient Roman city found underwater

Part of a Roman city that experts believe was submerged in the 4th century has been found off the coast of northeastern Tunisia

Ancient Rome

Google’s most-searched “how-to” questions capture all the magic and struggle of being human

• how to tie a tie<br>• how to kiss<br>• how to get pregnant<br>• how to lose weight<br>• how to draw<br>• how to make money<br>• how to make pancakes<br>• how to write a cover letter<br>• how to make french toast<br>• how to lose belly fat

Pancakes

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