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FILM: Taking a Hard Look at Persecution Around the World, Christians in the U.S. Make Documentary

<b>"Christians in the Mirror," a first-of-its-kind independent documentary produced by Joshuacord, Inc. and In Altum Productions, premieres Friday,</b> …

Independent Film

Manal Awad Mikhail was sworn in on Friday before Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi as the new governor of Damietta, becoming Egypt’s first ever female Coptic Christian governor. Mikhail is the second woman to be appointed governor of Egypt. In 2017, Nadia Ahmed Abdou became the first ever female governor of Egypt after being appointed governor […]

Manal Mikhail Becomes Egypt’s First Female Coptic Governor<p>Manal Awad Mikhail was sworn in on Friday before Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi as …

Veterinary Medicine

Is one drink per day really dangerous? Behind the hype of a major new study.

Last week, The Lancet published an analysis examining the benefits and harms of alcohol worldwide, and the news media framed its findings in alarming …

Research

The Best Beaches Around Europe

25. Rhossili Bay, Swansea, Wales, UK<p>24. Inchydoney Beach, Clonakilty, Ireland<p>23. Plage du Silon, Saint-Malo, France<p>22. Inch Beach, County Kerry, …

Beaches

The 30 Essential Cleveland Restaurants

Every few years we take a step back to do a sort of heat-check on the Cleveland dining landscape.…

11 Impressive Questions To Ask At The End Of Every Job Interview

Make sure you stand out when you're asked, "Do you have any questions?"<p>No matter how prepared you are, a job interview is a nerve-wracking experience. You have to answer a torrent of questions on the spot and sell yourself to a hiring manager — sometimes even a room full of strangers. And when it …

Employment

Here’s How America Uses Its Land

Pasture/range<p>Forest<p>Cropland<p>Special Use<p>Miscellaneous<p>Urban<p>= 1 million acres<p>Pasture/range<p>Forest<p>Cropland<p>Special Use<p>Miscellaneous<p>Urban<p>= 1 million …

Book It: Four hotels for a family escape to the Med

Heatwaves at home are all very well, but you just can’t beat getting away from it all in spectacular style with the family.<p>Valle dell’Erica Resort, Thalasso & SPA, Sardinia<p>Best for… peace and luxury<p><b>The low-down:</b> Set on almost a mile of private coastline, Valle Dell’Erica is that rare gem – an …

Is There Non-Biblical Evidence

Is there any evidence outside of the Bible that the Resurrection of Jesus was a real historical event rather than a myth or an …

Theology

17 Serena Williams Quotes That Will Inspire You to Remarkable Success

There's never been a tennis player as inspiring as Serena Williams, and it may be a long time before there's another like her.<p>Today, Serena Williams is set to play what may very well be the match of her life when she plays the final at the 2018 Wimbledon Championships. Whatever the outcome of …

11 podcasts to listen to if you want to laugh your ass off

Life is hard. The news is stressful. And sometimes you just need a break from *gestures broadly at everything happening in the world right now.* …

The Most Beautiful Towns in the United States That Feel International

Destinations like the South of France, Marrakech, and Patagonia sit at the top of many travel bucket lists. And while all of those places definitely …

Trails

50+ Secret Things to Do in Italy

We got our network of contributors to dish on the places they only share with their closest friends.<p>For our Italy issue, we asked the most knowledgeable people we could think of about their favorite places all over the country: where they found the best cacio e pepe, spent quiet afternoons in …

Clarinetist discovers his ex-girlfriend faked a rejection letter from his dream school

By Samantha Schmidt<p>Samantha Schmidt<p>Reporter covering gender and family issues<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Eric Abramovitz was 7 years old when he first learned to play the clarinet. By the time he was 20, the Montreal native had become an award-winning clarinetist, studying with some of Canada’s most elite …

Long-form Journalism

2018 Summer Festivals

Cleveland's Festival Season FTW<p><i>By Lexi Hotchkiss</i><p>You want to get to know Cleveland? And, we mean <i>really</i> get to know Cleveland? Then check out one of …

Festivals

The 20 Essential Ohio City Restaurants You Should Have Tried By Now

Ohio City is up there with the best food neighborhoods in the region. From Neapolitan-style pizza, to vegetarian offerings, along with Cambodian and …

Drowning Doesn't Look Like Drowning

One of the first things I ever wrote for publication was a short article about drowning recognition for a Coast Guard magazine. A few years later, I …

Coast Guard

51 Pieces Of Advice That You Should Immediately Send To Someone Who's Going To College

Go 👏 to 👏 class!!!<p>Once in a while, check in on your mental health. It’s super easy to fall in a deep slump, and you won’t realize you’re there until it’s pretty bad. A lot of students struggle with mental health, so don’t be ashamed to get help.<p>—christinag46c5093fc<p>Finding a self-care routine is a …

College & University

My favorite meme this week....funnier when you read it out loud with an accent. https://t.co/0FUw1O6dOO

Paris is a city that a lot of tourists do wrong—here’s how to get it right

There is perhaps no city more idealized, and more written about, than Paris. And yet, for tourists and travelers embarking on their first visit, there is also no city that’s easier to get wrong.<p>The Louvre, Ladurée, Champ de Mars, the Eiffel Tower—newcomers are often torn between all the sights to …

‘A grand illusion’: seven days that shattered Facebook’s facade

They may now regret it but they knowingly unleashed the forces that have led to this lack of trust and loss of privacy<p>Left unregulated, this market will continue to be prone to deception and lacking in transparency<p>“Dumb fucks.” That’s how Mark Zuckerberg described users of Facebook for trusting him …

Cambridge Analytica

How Well Do You Know English? The Origin of 'Bite the Bullet' and 15 Other Common Expressions in English

You probably think you know where 'mad as a hatter' is from ... but you're wrong.<p>English is not an easy language to learn. Not only do you have to contend with compound expressions (like "make out" or "turn up"), but you must understand expressions that barely seem tethered to reality.<p>Imagine …

Rome's Art & Architecture: Our Guide

If Paris is a moveable feast, Rome is an open-air museum.<p>Ancient ruins, baroque fountains, and modern architectural masterpieces line the city’s streets and piazzas seemingly at every turn. You could stay for weeks and just barely scratch the surface. Once you’ve seen the Vatican Museums and the …

Sculpture

13 Best Pizza Places in Chicago

Want a true pizza education? Here's where to go.<p>Chicago’s pizza gets a weird rap. Jon Stewart famously called it a "a [bleep]ing casserole” and “tomato soup in a bread bowl,” but for all its faults, the iconic deep dish style is on every visitor’s must-eat list. A deep dive of the local scene, …

25 of the best beaches in Europe

Portugal<p><b>by Celia Pedroso</b><p><b>Tróia Galé, near Lisbon</b><p><b>Type</b> Sandy<b><br>Lifeguard</b> Yes<b><br>Cafe/kiosk</b> Yes<br>About an hour south of Lisbon, the Tróia peninsula stretches for mile upon white sand mile. It is easiest to take a ferry from Setúbal town, with the chance of seeing dolphins, but it’s also possible to drive in …

Beaches

So You're Smart, but You're Not Rich? This Eye-Opening New Scientific Study Tells You Why

Could there be a reason? Yes, it seems there could.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Don't you look at rich people and find too many of them, well, dull?<p>Don't you listen to rich people and think: "What have they got that I …

Foreign dancers shimmy their way into Cairo’s belly dancing scene (2/2)

<b>Foreign women are flocking to Egypt to work as belly dancers for restaurants and clubs. Managers have been booking more and more foreign dancers since a crackdown by the country’s morality police frightened away many Egyptian dancers. Yet for many dancers who come to Cairo from all over the world</b> …

Cairo

Wait a second: What came before the big bang?

The Voorhes<p>Not everyone thinks the universe had a beginning.<p>Cosmologists used to think the universe was totally timeless: no beginning, no end. That might sound mind-melting, but it’s easier on the scientific brain than figuring out what a set starting point would mean, let alone when it would be. …

Physics