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Russia messed with our election! America would never do anything like that, right?

<b>(AP/Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)</b><p>Given the long U.S. history of overseas intervention, Putin’s election hack could be seen as historical payback<p>Bob Hennelly<p>December 24, 2016 12:00pm (UTC)<p>In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s upset victory in the presidential election, Hillary Clinton and her aides have done …

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25 Years On, Collapse of Soviet Union Still Brings Cheers—and Tears

The U.S.S.R. was officially dissolved on December 26, 1991. A veteran National Geographic writer reflects on events that must never be forgotten.<p>“We are living under the carcass of a dead cow, and it stinks,” said Algimantas Cekuolis, a Lithuanian politician. “There are two electrodes attached to …

9 questions about Russia you were too embarrassed to ask

A lot of history here. Also the backstory of a Eurodance hit.<p>Vladimir Putin and the nation he leads lurked in the background of the 2016 campaign for months and months, perhaps even shaping the outcome of the race. And now Putin’s preferred candidate, Donald Trump, appears ready to embrace him as …

If photons have zero mass, why do they feel the effects of gravity? (Advanced)

<i>We know that black holes exert a gravitational force on the objects. How can a massless photon go into black hole and not escape from it? The</i> …

The theory of relativity

Einstein's General Theory of Relativity was published on May 11th, 1916.<p>The greatest name in physics since Isaac Newton devised two theories of …

Take A Visual Tour Of The World’s 10 ‘Highest Quality of Life’ Cities

For the last 18 years, global human resources consulting firm Mercer has released a Quality of Living Survey. The purpose of the survey is to help large companies fairly evaluate employee compensation while on international assignments.<p>The list provides anyone whose company missed the whole “fair …

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6 most common travel phobias – and how to tackle them

Don't let your fears stop you travelling – face them with this useful advice<p>Travel is a tonic – but it can be stressful too. The planning, the …

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Top 10 London for first-timers

London is huge, fast-paced and packed with things you’ve been told not to miss. It's a great city, but it can be hard for a first-time visitor to know where to start. Here are our recommendations for the top ten places to make a priority.<p>1. Tower of London<p>A world of English eccentricity strikingly …

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Ten of the best food and drink secrets in Europe

With its momentous history, cutting-edge culture, and breathtaking landscapes, Europe comprises an extraordinary wealth of sights, sounds, peoples and parties. But it’s the endlessly varied cuisine that makes us reach for our passports again and again. Whether you’ve been to Europe once or 100 …