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The Exodus of Rohingya Muslims

Rohingya migrants stand and sit on a boat drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe in the Andaman sea<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Christophe …

Has streaming stifled the music industry?

I would say that the opportunity to connect with new fans, build an audience and a live following, and sell merchandise is greater today than ever before. When a band’s only option was to sell physical copies of their music on the shelves of a record store there was limited shelf space and no …

Vinyl Records

Almost everything we think we know about Osama bin Laden’s death is a lie, reports Sy Hersh

Osama bin Laden’s death at the hands of US Navy SEALs was nothing at all like the official accounts given by the United States government and military, according to a controversial article in the London Review of Books by veteran investigative journalist Seymour M. Hersh:<p>Rather than hiding in …

National Security

Oliver Sacks’s Love Affair With Hogs

The gifted author/physician uses his passion for motorcycles to jump-start his memoir, and the resulting tale is an unforgettably passionate, joyous …

Are We Distracting Ourselves to Death?

It’s increasingly difficult to pay attention in the blooming, buzzing confusion of the modern world. Matthew Crawford argues persuasively that it’s …

Police use CS spray as anti-gentrification protesters mass in Brixton

A peaceful protest against gentrification in Brixton, London, has ended in violence. The local town hall was stormed by protesters, the window of an estate agents was smashed, and CS spray gas was used to disperse protesters who had gathered at a Brixton police station.<p>More than 1,000 people had …

Law Enforcement

Chomsky says US is world's biggest terrorist

Noam Chomsky is one of the superstars of the intellectual world; a prolific author and self-proclaimed anarchist, who, at the age of 86 still doesn’t seem to be slowing down. He still rails against a whole host of perceived injustices, with the West generally in his line of fire. Isabelle Kumar of …

Political Science

7 Life-Changing Organizing Lessons We Learned from Marie Kondo

We found joy in The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up — and you can too.<p><i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up</i> is everywhere lately, or so it seems — Japanese author Marie Kondo's unique, joy-based organizational method has spread across the States like wildfire, drawing millions of new followers to …

Minimalism

Nile Rodgers: in Chic, I was into cocaine and caviar – now it’s Earl Grey

<b>My first memory of food is when I was four</b> and was trying to decide whether I preferred the distinctly different tastes of the chocolate or vanilla sides in a tub of Carvel ice cream. It’s an ongoing decision. I’ve bounced back and forth between the two throughout mylife.<p><b>Others in our family are</b> …

Diana Ross

Cold-Brew Iced Tea

8 Servings<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>10 black tea bags<p>8 cups cold water<p>lemon slices<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Combine 10 black tea bags and 8 cups cold water in a large pitcher. Cover; chill at least 4 hours. Discard tea bags. Serve over ice with lemon slices.<p>Nutritional Content<p>Hide Nutritional Content8 …

Carbohydrates

Spiralizer recipe: Mediterranean beetroot noodles with feta

Spiralizer at the ready: this beetroot noodle dish is perfect with cherry tomatoes, parsley, and olives<p><b>SERVES</b><p>4-6<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>85g each yellow and red cherry tomatoes, halved<br>• 2 medium cloves of garlic, finely chopped<br>• 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley, plus extra for garnish<br>• 1 tsp dried oregano<br>• 1 tbsp red wine …

Hate Open Shelving? These 15 Kitchens Might Convince You Otherwise

Kitchens

14 Genius Storage Ideas for Your Kid's Room

Not-so-average ways to make your life a lot easier.<p>Yes, it is possible to have kids <i>and</i> a clean house — and these clever DIYs are proof. Give your existing walls and furniture an update to help them work harder and keep clutter at bay. Plus get more designer-approved ideas for kids rooms!

Storage Ideas

The full text of Pope Francis's homily at the Easter Vigil

Tonight is a night of vigil. The Lord is not sleeping; the Watchman is watching over his people (cf Ps 121:4), to bring them out of slavery and to …

LSE Fire Sees 2,000 Evacuated From Kingsway, Holborn Tube Station Closed

An electrical fire continues to cause chaos in Central London as clouds of thick black smoke and flames shooting from manholes prompted the …

Young Jupiter wiped out solar system's early inner planets, study says

Before Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars occupied the inner solar system, there may have been a previous generation of planets that were bigger and more numerous – but were ultimately doomed by Jupiter, according to a new study.<p>If indeed the early solar system was crowded with so-called super-Earths, …

Trevor Phillips Calls Multiculturalism 'A Racket' Ahead Of Channel 4 Race Documentary

Britain's former equality chief has claimed politicians and journalists are "terrified" of discussing race, leaving multiculturalism to become a …

Why people on this island live past 100 - CNN Video

Bill Weir arrives on the Greek island of Ikaria, where residents often live well past the age of 100.

Finally I Hear a Politician Explain My Country Just the Way I Understand It

"America is not some fragile thing." Words to live by.<p>I've been in transit or offline all of today and didn't see President Obama's Selma speech in real time. I'm catching up with it now, very late at night, and had a reaction different from the good job/bad job assessment I can't help giving (as a …

Political Science

Galaxy in Front of Supernova Creates Cosmic Mirage: Einstein Cross

A galaxy's alignment lets astronomers watch a strange, distant supernova explode. And then watch it again. And again. And again and again.<p>Far, far away, a galaxy is acting as a cosmic split-screen. Parked in front of an exploding star, the galaxy's gravity is projecting magnified images of the …

Universe

The Fall of the Ottomans review – an absorbing history of the impact of the first world war on the Middle East

The last thing the people of the Ottoman empire needed in autumn 1914 was another war. In the six years leading up to that calamitous year they had seen a sultan deposed and their immense and immensely inefficient army battered. In several bruising wars, they had ceded Libya to Italy and all their …

World History

Black Hole Emits ‘Fierce Winds’ That Prevent New Stars Forming

Researchers say that new data from a black hole 2 billion light years away indicate that it emits powerful winds in all directions that help to …

Planet you've probably never heard of

<b>(CNN) —</b> Way out beyond Mars, but before you get to Jupiter, is a planet.<p>You read that right. There's a planet between Mars and Jupiter.<p>You may not have heard of it, but it was discovered in 1801 -- 129 years before Pluto. It originally was called a planet, then later an asteroid and now it's called …

Astronomy

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Wood burning 101 - Techniques and Tricks

Hello everyone!This tutorial will give you a nice compilation of techniques and tricks for wood burning in any level of detail. As someone who loves …

Kim Fowley dies at 75; music producer created, managed the Runaways

Kim Fowley, the mercurial and eccentric music producer and Svengali who created and managed the all-female rock group the Runaways in the 1970s, died Thursday after a long battle with bladder cancer. He was 75.<p>Fowley's longtime friend, author-historian Harvey Kubernik, confirmed his death.<p>Fowley …

Michigan's big freeze – in pictures

Barcroft Media photographer Mike Kline captures the frozen landscape after a winter storm hits South Haven in Michigan

Photography

Wormhole to another galaxy may exist in Milky Way

A space-time tunnel could exist in the middle of the Milky Way and we could travel through it, say scientists<p>A giant doorway to another galaxy may exist at the centre of the Milky Way, a study suggests.<p>Scientists believe that dark matter at the centre of our galaxy could sustain a wormhole that we …

Mystery ‘alien’ radio signal picked up in space

Radio waves in space could be evaporating black holes, alien communication or merging neutron stars<p>A mysterious radio signal which may have come from a black hole, a neutron star or even an alien civilisation, has been picked up by astronomers.<p>Fast radio bursts, which last only milliseconds, are …

Hanging With The Girl-Kings Of One Of The World's Only Matriarchies

Mawlynnong isn't like the rest of India, or the rest of the world for that matter. Tucked into the jungle of the northeast Indian state of Meghalaya, on the border of Bangladesh, the village is home to the indigenous Khasi people. Theirs is a matrilineal society, where women inherit land, children …