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Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Google adds 'Theming' to Material Design to unify designs across applications<p>Google today announced several updates to Material Design, the company's visual design language and set of specifications for applications should look. While rumors persisted up to the event that …

Missing Malaysia plane: 10 theories examined

<b>As the search for Malaysia Airlines missing Boeing 777 moves into its 11th day, a multitude of theories about the plane's fate are circulating on forums and social media. Here, former pilots and aviation experts look at some of those theories.</b><p>Malaysia's government says the plane - with 239 people …

Crews searching for Malaysian plane spot oil slicks off Vietnam

BEIJING – As passengers' relatives waited for news on the Malaysian Airlines jet that went missing Saturday en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, reports emerged that military aircraft had spotted two oil slicks off southern Vietnam.<p>The Associated Press reported that a Vietnamese government …

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What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

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-Essay- MUNICH — Artists are now using anti-Semitism and Islamism to shock, and that’s not surprising. But if both listeners and rappers started to …

Islamism

الحياة بعد غوانتانامو.. روايات لسجناء أفغان سابقين

<b>احتجز نحو 220 أفغانيا في سجن غوانتانامو الأمريكي في كوبا، ليكونوا بذلك أكبر مجموعة من جنسية واحدة من بين السجناء الذين ينتمون إلى نحو 50 دولة.</b><p>وعادت الغالبية العظمى من السجناء الأفغان إلى بلادهم، وكان هناك صدى كبير لرواياتهم عن أوضاع السجن وأحيانا الانتهاكات التي تعرضوا لها على يد الأمريكيين.<p>أوقفت …

Life after Guantanamo prison

<b>Some 220 Afghans have been held at the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, making them the largest single group of the nearly 50 nationalities involved. The vast majority have returned home, where their stories of imprisonment, and sometimes abuse at American hands, have made a big impact.</b><p>I …

The perils of sharing a name with Saddam Hussein

<b>It has been a decade since the former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein was captured, but those unfortunate to share a name with the infamous dictator are regularly reminded of his legacy.</b><p>Having driven for a couple of hours, we were finally stopped on the way into Aziziyah, south-east of Baghdad.<p>A …

Ukraine ex-PM Tymoshenko calls for protests to continue

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1055000/1055296_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524681481_33db895b5ee55c79c8f639b54559ba98<p><b>Ukrainian former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has urged opposition supporters in Kiev's Independence Square to continue their protests.</b><p>Ms …

10 Secrets to Influencing Absolutely Anyone

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below</i> …

Sometimes It Really Pays to Be a Jerk at Work

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners</i>. The article below was …

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Letter from the Archive: “Living Well Is the Best Revenge”

Calvin Tomkins wrote his first piece for <i>The New Yorker</i>, a short story, in 1958, and since then he has published nearly three hundred pieces, many of them longer profiles and art criticism. In the past fifty-five years, he has written about a huge array of leading artists and tastemakers, including …

نجم رياضي أمريكي يروي أسرار الثورة الليبية كما عاشها في شقة القذافي

<b>لم يتوقع لاعب كرة السلة الأمريكي أليكس أوومي 26 عاما أن ينتهي مشواره الاحترافي في ليبيا هذه النهاية المأساوية، فبعد أشهر من تعاقده مع نادي النصر بنغازي عام 2010، وجد نفسه عالقا في حرب أهلية، وشاهدا على جرائم لم يكن حتى ليحلم بها.</b><p>ويروي اللاعب الأمريكي النيجيري الأصل تجربته الاحترافية والحياتية في …

Alex Owumi: I played basketball for Gaddafi

<b>When US basketball player Alex Owumi signed a contract to play for a team in Benghazi, Libya, he had no idea that his employer was the the most feared man in the country. Nor did he guess the country was about to descend into war. Here he tells his story, parts of which some readers may find</b> …

Grim prognosis

THE Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, was supposed to transform American health insurance. Critics have long feared that it would do …

My holy place or yours?

WHEN a building or its site has been deemed holy by more than one religion, is there any hope of finding a consensus on how that edifice should be …

Window on Infinity: Winter Pictures from Icy Space

A storm of stars is brewing in the Trifid nebula, in this view from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE,<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA / …

Rwanda's next education challenge: teacher training and employability

With primary school attendance at nearly 100%, Rwanda's education minister sets his sights on improving quality and tackling the country's high youth unemployment rates<p>In the annual Unesco Education for All global monitoring report, published on Wednesday, Rwanda is listed as one of three top …

Wing It for your Big Game Tailgate

I spend a lot of time in Koreatown in midtown Manhattan and enjoy the food there—especially their crispy chicken wings. They do a unique take, …

Doesn’t Anyone Read the News?

The State of the Union address is one of the few times each year when a large percentage of Americans reliably pay attention to politics. Once upon a time, as legend has it, things were different: most Americans tuned into Walter Cronkite in the evening or picked up the morning newspaper, which …

Journalism Becomes a Crime in Egypt

When Montaser Marai, a senior producer for Al Jazeera, covered the Egyptian uprising that brought down Hosni Mubarak, in early 2011, he hid in an empty apartment above Tahrir Square and stole naps on a cot in the protesters’ field hospital. Fearful that he might be arrested by the police or the …

Sleep's Best-Kept Secret: A Treatment for Insomnia That's Not a Pill

Do you toss and turn for hours before falling asleep? Or go to bed early but still wake up tired? Or keep waking up during the night? Then you’re …

The dark side of Dubai

The wide, smiling face of Sheikh Mohammed – the absolute ruler of Dubai – beams down on his creation. His image is displayed on every other building, …

Fat, calories, sugar: Nutrition labels getting a makeover

Choosing healthier snacks may soon be easier.<p>The Food and Drug Administration says that updating nutrition labels is a priority this year, although it's unclear when the labels will change.<p>The labels have remained pretty much the same for decades. It wasn't until the late 1960s that most food …

How to hack the happiness molecule

<i>Paul J. Zak is the founding Director of the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies and Professor of Economics, Psychology and Management at Claremont Graduate University. He is the author of The Moral Molecule: The Source of Love and Prosperity.</i><p>Evolution does not promote happiness. Most creatures live …

بالفيديو.. «السيسي»: «الكرسي مكتوب عليه اسم صاحبه».. ويداعب وزير الداخلية: «انتو شادّين على الشعب اليومين دول» - بوابة الشروق

<b>تحدث الفريق أول عبد الفتاح السيسي، وزير الدفاع، مطولاً أمام الندوة التثقيفية الثامنة، التي أقامتها الشئون المعنوية للقوات المسلحة، وحضرها جمع غفير من</b> …