Carol Marie

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Now we know who Trump really is

<b>(Getty/Nicholas Kamm)</b><p>Gag orders for his own people and lawsuits for everybody else, Trump has nobody’s interests in mind but his own<p>Lucian K. Truscott IV<p>March 21, 2018 11:00pm (UTC)<p>You need know only two things about the Trump presidency to understand what kind of man he is. We learned fairly early …

Donald Trump

'Christianity as default is gone': the rise of a non-Christian Europe

Figures show a majority of young adults in 12 countries have no faith, with Czechs least religious<p>Europe’s march towards a post-Christian society has been starkly illustrated by research showing a majority of young people in a dozen countries do not follow a religion.<p>The survey of 16- to …

Europe

When Putin won in 2012, Russians took to the streets. Why not this time?

Since then, the Russia’s economy has tanked and so has our global reputation, but this week has been surprisingly free of protest<p>The Russian presidential election concluded on Sunday with the expected result – the victory of Vladimir Putin for his latest six-year term. Despite this, there are some …

Russia

A Multi-Planet System Has Been Discovered Entirely Through Crowdsourcing

Here's how to get involved.<p>Through a project called Exoplanet Explorers, a band of citizen scientists has discovered K2-138, a far-off planetary …

Natural-born existentialists

Ethics cannot be based on human nature because, as evolutionary biology tells us, there is no such thing<i>By Ronnie de Sousa</i>Read at Aeon

Biology

Megadisasters devastated America in 2017. And they’re only going to get worse.

Storms, fires, floods, and heat caused at least $306 billion in destruction last year.<p>It’s official: 2017 was the costliest year on record for natural disasters in the United States, with a price tag of <i>at least</i> $306 billion.<p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which tracks …

Hague Tribunal offers lessons in the power and the limits of war crimes justice

The Hague Tribunal, the first UN war crimes court, closes its doors at the end of December after quarter of a century in operation, but there are …

Africa

Crime of Aggression Activated at the ICC: Does it Matter?

The International Criminal Court’s Assembly of States Parties agreed late last week that the ICC can now prosecute crimes of aggression, making it …

Political Science

Rohingya survivors: Myanmar's army slaughtered men, children

UKHIA, Bangladesh (AP) — For six hours he hid in an upstairs room, listening to the crackle of gunfire and the screams of people being slaughtered …

Human Rights

Love at first sight doesn't actually exist, finds psychologists

“How did you know she was the one?” Prince Harry was asked in his engagement interview with his fiancée Meghan Markle.<p>“The very first time we met,” …

Why do good people suffer? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Why do good people suffer? Five words to take you into a dense maze of ideas philosophical, psychological and theological. Where to start? What suffering …

Psychology

28 Psychological Experiments That Revealed Incredible And Uncomfortable Truths About Ourselves

Although as humans we have always been fascinated with the workings of the mind and the reasons behind our behavior, it wasn’t until the beginning of …

Stress: The Silent Killer Of Dreams and A Scientifically Backed Way To Rewire Your Brain for Success

As we go through our life, we all struggle with stress. All too familiar is the clammy feeling in our hands, fastening heart beat and shortness of breath when we think about an impeding deadline, a difficult conversation with a superior or any situation that we personally find stressful. This is …

Mindfulness

Jehovah's Witnesses claim they were told not to report child sex abuse, as organisation is accused of sheltering abusers

Jehovah’s Witnesses have claimed they were told not to report allegations of child abuse, as the organisation was accused of sheltering abusers.<p>Several victims have come forward to accuse the organisation of a systemic cover up, with some revealing they were assaulted as children.<p>The victims - many …

Sociology

Kim Davis’ possible opponent: Man she refused a marriage license

Davis’ opponent for re-election may be David Ermold, a gay man whom she rejected face-to-face<p>Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who refused to marry same sex-couples on religious principle is up for re-election next year. The incumbent, however, may be pitted against an old enemy when she runs: …

Should You Quit Your Job? Not if Your Boss Does These 5 Important Things Daily | Inc.com

Over the years, I've witnessed some atrocious examples of leadership both as a member of executive teams in former companies as well as coaching executives to be more effective since going out on my own.<p>A few that typically float to the top may send good people packing for greener pastures. Case in …

Leadership

What do Europeans consider sexual harassment? | Europe| News and current affairs from around the continent | DW | 12.11.2017

Does a sex joke constitute sexual assault? Or only if they grab your bottom? A survey shows that tolerance levels vary across Europe. EU countries …

WHO warns that more people will die if ports in Yemen do not reopen to humanitarian aid

For the fourth consecutive day, WHO’s operations in Yemen have been severely hampered due to the closure of all land, sea and air ports.<p>“WHO and the …

Middle East

3 Rituals That Will Make You More Motivated

You know what you’re supposed to be doing… but you’ve come down with a really bad case of “<i>I-don’t-feel-like-it.</i>” You just don’t have any motivation. …

Motivation

Cancer cells destroyed in just 3 days with new technique

Cancer cells are relentless, possessing the vexatious ability to develop resistance to current therapies and making the disease hugely challenging to …

Russia funded Facebook and Twitter investments through Kushner investor

Institutions with close links to Kremlin financed stakes through investor in Trump son-in-law’s venture, leaked files reveal<p>Two Russian state institutions with close ties to Vladimir Putin funded substantial stakes in Twitter and Facebook through an investor who later acquired an interest in a …

Social Media

Extremely Rare Case in US as Woman Gets Pregnant While Already Pregnant

1 woman. 2 babies. 4 parents.<p>An extremely rare case of a woman becoming pregnant while already pregnant has occurred in the US, with a mother …

Current ICC Chief Prosecutor Weighed Down by Predecessor

Current ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda insisted recently that she has had no recent interaction with her predecessor Luis Ocampo, who finds …

What’s the difference between genocide and ethnic cleansing?

World leaders have chosen their words carefully when describing the mass exodus of Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar, so far largely avoiding the …

Human Rights

Android apps for Chromebooks: The essentials

We've heard plenty about how Android apps on Chrome OS are a big deal, but when you first find yourself staring at the Google Play Store on a …

Apps

For the first time ever, a robot was granted citizenship

Sophia of Saudi Arabia<p>In an historic move for both human- and robot-kind, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia officially granted its first-ever robot …

Robotics

Scientists And Surgeons Team Up To Create Virtual Human Brain Cells

Support the news<p>Scientists in Seattle have created three-dimensional computer reconstructions of living human brain cells by studying tissue that is …

The Brain

The House of Saud is still in denial

Despite crown prince Mohammed’s pledge of reform there is no honest acknowledgement yet of what lies behind Saudi Arabia’s malaise<p>Something is definitely afoot in Saudi Arabia this time. For decades, the Saud ruling family has followed a policy of promise but never deliver. They make the right …

Royal Family

STRETCHING AND FLEXIBILITY - Physiology of Stretching

The purpose of this chapter is to introduce you to some of the basic physiological concepts that come into play when a muscle is stretched. Concepts …

Exercise