Jessica Rose Barr

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Revealed: Cambodia's vast medieval cities hidden beneath the jungle

<b>Exclusive:</b> Laser technology reveals cities concealed under the earth which would have made up the world’s largest empire in 12th century<p>Archaeologists in Cambodia have found multiple, previously undocumented medieval cities not far from the ancient temple city of Angkor Wat, the Guardian can …

Angkor Wat

Facebook, Google, and Twitter are stepping up the fight against Islamic extremism online — but they're keeping it quiet

On Friday, Facebook Inc said it took down a profile that the company believed belonged to San Bernardino shooter Tashfeen Malik, who with her husband is accused of killing 14 people in a mass shooting that the FBI is investigating as an "act of terrorism."<p>Just a day earlier, the French prime …

Internet

Siberian Gender-Bending Warrior Princess

Debate is raging over the legendary Siberian warrior princess buried 2,500 years ago. Is she, in fact, a he? Or intersex?<p>One of the archaeological …

Alive, Alive Oh! And Other Things That Matter by Diana Athill review – lessons from old age

Avoid romanticism and possessiveness: a clear-eyed view from the ‘high plateau’<p>Diana Athill stopped thinking of herself as a sexual being in her mid-70s, and “after a short period of shock at the fact, found it very restful”. She had become another sort of creature: an Old Woman! “It was like …

Live Long And Prosper: Reviving An Idea For Income In Old Age

Some financial experts want to introduce a tool to help people plan for retirement better. It's a very old tool, discarded and almost forgotten. But for centuries it was used to build bridges, fancy meeting halls and to provide people with income in their old age. That is, before it was undone by …

Anonymous collective hackers bring down Iceland sites in whaling protest

Activist hackers from the Anonymous collective have claimed responsibility for bringing down five government websites in Iceland in a protest against whale-hunting by the North Atlantic nation.<p>The sites, which included the prime minister’s official website and that of the environment and interior …

Planned Parenthood Shooting Suspect Made Comment About 'No More Baby Parts': Sources

The day after a gunman killed three people and shot nine others at a Colorado Planned Parenthood office, officials tell NBC News a motive remains unclear, but say the suspect talked about politics and abortion.<p>Robert Lewis Dear, a North Carolina native who was living in a trailer in Colorado, made …

How to be human: how do I tell my spouse I need a psychiatrist?

<i>Leah Reich</i> <i>was one of the first internet advice columnists. Her column "</i><i>Ask Leah</i><i>" ran on IGN, where she gave advice to gamers for two and a half years. During the day, Leah is Slack’s user researcher, but her views here do not represent her employer. You can write to her at</i> <b>askleah@theverge.com</b> <i>and</i></i> …

The greatest trick the satanists ever pulled: They may be truer to the words of Jesus than most Christians

<b>(AP/The Satanic Temple)</b><p>The church is vital not just for its dogged pursuit of religious equanimity but how it exposes Christian hypocrisy<p>Valerie Tarico<p>November 28, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>For those who think Christianity a fount of goodness and love, one of …

Before-and-after photos of China's air show just how terrible its air pollution is

China's air is notoriously polluted, full of gray smog that covers the sky.<p>The health problems associated with that pollution are the reason for 1.6 million deaths a year, or about 4,000 people a day.<p>But for a couple of weeks, the sky was bright blue.<p>In honor of a military parade to celebrate the …

Pollution

9 Reasons Why What You Think About Aging Matters

Henry Ford supposedly said, "If you think you can't -- you can't. If you think you can -- you can." While that statement usually applies to reaching our goals or persevering in spite of the odds, we seldom consider it in context with aging. Yet, growing research shows that our view of aging has a …

Stereotypes

Belgium-born French national sought in Paris terror attacks

<b>Paris (CNN) —</b> Authorities are hunting for a Belgium-born French national who's one of three brothers suspected in the Paris terror attacks.<p>Belgian and French officials want to know where Salah Abdeslam is, and Belgium has issued an international warrant for him.<p>French police released his photo and …

Obama: 'We Will Redouble Our Efforts' in Syria After Paris Attacks

President Obama called the violence in Paris, as well as the recent bombing in Ankara, Turkey, attacks “on the civilized world,” reaffirming that the …

Paris attacks: French police launch raids as military strikes Isis in Syria

Counter-terrorism raids are carried out at four locations in France as jets bomb Isis sites in the group’s stronghold of Raqqa<p>France’s response to the Paris terror attacks gained pace on Monday with counter-terrorism raids arrests across the country and “massive” airstrikes launched on Islamic …

Russia plane crash: '11,000 tourists back' from Egypt

<b>Russia says it has flown 11,000 tourists home from Egypt in the past 24 hours, and more will return on Sunday.</b><p>Moscow announced on Friday that it was suspending all flights to Egypt after a Russian plane crashed in Sinai - having initially urged caution towards claims a bomb may have brought down …

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Sanders goes hard on Clinton, after last week's events, debate success steadies her campaign

Democrat presidential contender Sen. Bernie Sanders is clearly sharpening his attack on frontrunner Hillary Clinton, with her campaign on Sunday even acknowledging the change amid Clinton’s recent surge.<p>Sanders argued on Saturday that he’s been a steadfast progressive on such key issues as the …

'New Democrats' sound alarm over Sanders and Clinton's leftward march

Leading architects of the “New Democrat” movement are sounding the alarm over a lurch to the left in the party, after candidates at the latest presidential primary debate confirmed a resurgence of more populist economic policies.<p>Hillary Clinton seeks to outflank liberal rivals at Democratic …

The Holocaust: A Homework Assignment for Ben Carson

<i>Bielski Jewish partisans in the forest</i>--en.wikipedia.org<p>Campaigning for president is no picnic. Once a person is committed to running he or she can say goodbye to a normal life. The trip to the Oval Office is a marathon of incessant campaigning, raising money, fulfilling social obligations to …

Bill Gates gives Exxon cover: The Gates Foundation is deadly wrong on climate change, fossil fuels

<b>(Reuters/Pearl Gabel)</b><p>When Exxon shares your view, time to reconsider. Bill Gates has divestment, clean energy and fossil fuels wrong<p>Alex Lenferna<p>November 7, 2015 4:59pm (UTC)<p>The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s wealthiest charitable foundation, has been under an unprecedented amount …

Baby boomers are what's wrong with America's economy

One moment in the third Republican presidential debate encapsulates everything terrible about baby boomers and the way they've pillaged the U.S. economy.<p>It came from Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, a Generation Xer, who offered the standard line - you can hear it from the mouth of almost any American …

The 'Hidden Truth' Mental Health Professionals Don't Always Prepare You For

There's a bummer therapists, psychologists and life coaches don't like to tell. It's this:<p>Recovery hurts. It is not all <i>Zippity Doo Da, Zippity Yay.</i> My, Oh my, What a Wonderful Day!<p>Nope.<p>Whether we're recovering from drugs, alcohol, overworking, gambling, perfectionism or codependency (which is the …

Mental Health

What Your Aging Parents Aren't Telling You

Whether it's due to pride, a desire to maintain their independence, or forgetfulness, if you have aging parents there are likely things they aren't telling you. And that can be both troubling and dangerous.<p>In this new blog series, Things Your Aging Parents Aren't Telling You, by Executor.org, we …

Memory Loss