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How ‘Sherlock of the library’ cracked the case of Shakespeare’s identity

Deep in the Folger Library, in Washington DC, Heather Wolfe says that studying Shakespeare makes an ideal preparation for the onset of Trump’s America. You can see her point: Shakespeare would have revelled in the mad excesses, the sinister vanities and the pervasive stench of cronyism and …

Literature

On this day in 1016: Canute the Great – Viking king of England, Denmark and Norway – is crowned in London

In response to endless Viking raids, King Æthelred the Unready ordered the “St Brice’s Day Massacre” of all Danish men in England. The blowback was severe, triggering a full-scale Viking invasion. Æthelred fled to Normandy, and a Viking, Sweyn Forkbeard, took the English throne.<p>Sweyn’s son, Canute, …

Killing hatred with kindness: Black man has convinced 200 racists to abandon the KKK by making friends with them despite their prejudiced views

• <b>A black man has convinced more than 200 KKK members to leave the group</b>• <b><br>Daryl Davis has been traveling across the US since the 1980s meeting members</b>• <b><br>He</b> …

It's getting harder to ignore Pizzagate

<i>This article was originally published on 4/12/2016.</i><p><i>Graphic content warning: This article contains disturbing information and subject matter. Several</i> …

Soccer Team Unknowingly Took Their Last Photo Together Hours Before Plane Crash Killed All But 5

Yesterday, the beloved Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense posed for a group photo just before boarding its flight to Colombia.<p>The team had experienced …

Something weird happens to companies when they hit 150 people

The dynamics of companies change fundamentally when they exceed roughly 150 people, in ways that startup founders can struggle to address.<p>“It’s one of the magic numbers in group sizes,” contends Facebook chief product officer Chris Cox, who joined in 2005 when the internet company had fewer than …

U.S. Soccer Parts Ways with Jurgen Klinsmann

CHICAGO (November 21, 2016) – U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati announced today that Jurgen Klinsmann has been relieved of his duties as head coach …

Benghazi's Karmic Revenge

On the morning of September 12, 2012, I sat in the office of the director of the Benghazi Medical Center with a group of people, Libyans and Americans, all burdened with information the world did not yet have: an attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi had killed U.S. ambassador Christopher Stevens …

US Intelligence Insiders – Not Russia – Leaked Clinton Emails | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>We’ve repeatedly shown that it’s much more likely that American insiders – not Russian hackers – leaked the Clinton emails.</i><p>Today, the NSA executive …

Trump og Clinton jokede til middag - og så var det pludselig ikke sjovt mere

<b>Af</b> Rune Stürup Hansen<p>Et døgns tid efter den amerikanske valgkamps sidste debat fik de to præsidentkandidater en sidste chance for at stikke til …

Argument: The DNC Hack Attribution Was A Response to Brick and Mortar Events

Last week, ODNI and DHS released a statement widely viewed as attributing the hack and leak of DNC and other Democratic materials to Russia. The …

Meet granddad: Weird, ancient reptile gave rise to mammals

Two weird, mammal-like reptiles that sort of looked like scaly rats, each smaller than a loaf of bread, roamed ancient Brazil about 235 million years ago, likely dining on insects the predators snagged with their pointy teeth, a new study finds.<p>The analysis of two newfound species of cynodont, a …

Donald Trump’s threat to imprison Hillary Clinton is a threat to democracy

There is no way to sugarcoat this: At Sunday night’s presidential debate, Donald Trump threatened to throw Hillary Clinton in jail if he wins the presidency. This — threatening to jail one’s political opponents — is how democratic norms die.<p>The exchange happened during a discussion of the …

Thai king in 'unstable' condition after blood purification treatment

Thailand’s 88-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest reigning monarch, is in an unstable condition after receiving haemodialysis treatment, a palace statement has said.<p>News about the king’s health is closely monitored in Thailand, where King Bhumibol is widely revered, and the …

Royal Family

German police nab suspect in planned bomb attack after manhunt

BERLIN — After a massive manhunt, police in the East German city of Leipzig arrested an alleged Syrian bomb plotter on Monday who was subdued by other Syrian migrants after recognizing the suspect from police wanted posters.<p>The suspect, identified as Jaber Albakr, 22, is accused of planning a bomb …

Muslims throw Trumps' answer back in his face in the most clever way

When Donald Trump was asked during Sunday night's town hall debate by a Muslim about rising islamophobia, his answer pointed back at the Islamic …

Donald Trump

Top Liberal Website Discovers the Clinton Foundation's Part in Creating the New World Order - Page 2 of 2

You knew that upon his retirement from public office that Bill Clinton wasn’t going to just go away. Especially not with the megalomaniac he has for …

This Is How Quiet Fascism Works | Washington's Blog

<b>So my little-visited Wikipedia entry was minding its own business, not bothering anyone, until I dared to criticize the Clinton Foundation. The next</b> …

Clinton Foundation

The People of Haiti Continue to Protest the Clintons, "We Live in Tents Because of the Clintons"

<b>The people of Haiti hate the Clintons.</b><p><i>It’s not just a few people either.</i><p>It’s the entire country and the government officials as well.<p>The Clintons …

ENOUGH ALREADY! Black Lives Matter Slams Texas Lawmakers Plan To Teach Teens How To Interact With Cops Safely ⋆ US Herald

The goal within this racially fractured country, from educators, politicians and community activists should be to educate and protect the lives of …

Putin’s Activation of ‘Iskander-M’ Ballistic Missile Is a Message to Obama

The KGB officer in the Kremlin seeks one last, grand strategic humiliation for our president before he leaves office<p>It’s long been obvious that …

Charles Krauthammer: Barack Obama’s stillborn legacy

Only amid the most bizarre, most tawdry, most addictive election campaign in memory could the real story of 2016 be so effectively obliterated, …

This Week’s Wikileaks ‘FAIL’ Was No Fail At All — Was the Kill Switch Activated?

Was The ‘Kill Switch’ Activated? – Assange Might Have Just Exposed Bigger Conspiracy Than Any Clinton Revelation<p>By Susan Duclos<p>While many are …

Russia? Look who’s really in bed with Moscow

John PodestaNEW YORK – Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign manager, John Podesta, was on the executive board of a client of the Panamanian law …

A 2003 Clip Has Surfaced That Flips the Script on Trump's Iraq War Opposition

NBC moderator Lester Holt interrupted GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, not once, not twice, but... <i>four times</i> at the first debate on …