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How to Style Your Coffee Table Like a Pro

This space isn't just for giant books anymore.<p>These decorating tips — from how to lay out a tray to arranging a personal collection — show you how to get a chic, stylish look for your coffee table.

Articles about 1920s bungalow plus modern addition equals perfect austin home on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple planning for an investment property in Austin ended up with a home that was too terrific to let go.<p>Modern maker Jeran McConnel believes that simplicity is key in creating small spaces that carry big impact; her bathroom...<p>A Boston family chose a double dose of prefab for an addition to …

Pennsylvania suspect in police killing belonged to 'military simulation unit'

‘Survivalist’ Eric Frein, named as the suspect in last week’s fatal ambush of a police barracks, remains at large<p>The suspect in last week’s fatal ambush outside a rural Pennsylvania State Police barracks belonged to a “military simulation unit” whose members play the role of soldiers from eastern …

David Haines's killer issues threats to David Cameron - audio

Audio from a new video released by the militant group Islamic State (Isis), which appears to show the beheading of British hostage David Haines. In the clip, the Isis militant warns British prime minister David Cameron against arming peshmerga forces in Iraq and supporting American-sanctioned air …

The murky world of hostage negotiations: is the price ever right?

Hostage-taking is big business for the pirates and terrorists who increasingly use it as a lucrative source of revenue. But, more surprisingly, business is also booming for risk management experts trying to counter it – and western insurance companies<p>When James Foley, an experienced war reporter, …

Furious trolls are everywhere: Even Internet moms are angry — and they hate you

Violent, enraged Internet trolls lurk everywhere, and have remade what seemed like an open space. Can we stop them?<p>A young poet, enough of a rising star to be profiled in the New York Times Magazine, posts a poem called “The Rape Joke.” It begins, “The rape joke is that you were 19 years old. The …

“I have not seen any evidence of successful U.S. intervention to stop such violence in our modern history”

Ex-State Dept. expert to Salon: Outside intervention caused Iraq mess, helped create ISIS. It’s not the solution<p>Matthew Hoh is a former Marine who served two tours in Iraq before being stationed in Afghanistan as a high-ranking foreign service officer. In 2009, Hoh resigned in protest from the …

Private firms 'are using detained immigrants as cheap labour'

Campaigners have criticised private firms for using immigration detainees as cheap labour inside detention centres after research suggested this saves them millions of pounds. Some detainees said they were being paid as little as £1 an hour to cook and clean.<p>Home Office figures showed that in May …

Predicting PTSD

New research suggests that it may be possible to identify who's more likely to have negative lasting effects from trauma—and to stop the symptoms before they start.<p>Can you screen for post-traumatic stress disorder in the same way you screen for breast cancer? A new paper from researchers at the …

Disused Thames fort for sale at £500,000

Phrases like "character property", "unique location" or "genuine investment opportunity" do not really measure up to the job. Abandoning traditional estate-agent speak, Nigel Day said fervently: "I'm not going to lie to you, it's an absolute monster."<p>The Grain Tower Battery, a Victorian fort with …

Beyond Torture: The CIA's Shameful Kidnapping of a 12-Year-Old Girl

The U.S. and U.K. collaborated to snatch Khadija al-Saadi's family in Hong Kong and deliver them into the custody of a murderous dictator.<p>President Obama is letting the CIA play a major part in censoring a report on brutal human-rights abuses perpetrated by CIA employees. This has always been …

Police seek two men in Philadelphia carjacking that left three children dead

SUV sped out of control and hit charity fruit stand Siblings killed were aged 7, 10 and 15<p>Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults who were selling fruit to raise money for their church, killing three siblings and critically injuring their …

‘Kill Team’: The Documentary the Army Doesn’t Want You to See

The U.S. military made them warriors, Afghanistan made them killers. In Dan Krauss’s new film, soldiers convicted of murder ask: Why were we trained …

Maria Putin Flees: Putin’s Daughter Flees Holland As More Blame For MH17 Falls On Him

Maria Putin flees Holland as more people blame her father, Vladimir Putin, for the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. According to <i>The SpreadIt</i>, …

The Grandest Home To Ever Be Squeezed Into 550 Square Feet

Tiny, but grand in spirit.<p>Designer Peter Dunham's apartment may be tiny but it's grand in spirit, packed with exuberant patterns and colorful personality.

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Watch the Guardian's interactive documentary on the first world war – video trailer

This trailer describes how how we created our interactive documentary on the first world war. Using original news reports, interactive maps and rarely-seen footage, including extraordinary scenes of troops crossing Mesopotamia on camels and Italian soldiers fighting high up in the Alps, we explore …

On Campus, Young Veterans Are Learning How to Be Millennials

They spent their early 20s in combat zones. Now they're back in school, struggling to fit in with their peers and figure out the rest of their lives.<p>Millennials are lazy. Millennials are privileged, overeducated, and basking in an extended adolescence. Millennials will earn less than their parents. …

Kent nurse 'plotted to kill and eat teenage girl'

A nurse with a cannibalism fetish bought an axe he planned to use on a girl he believed to be 14 years old before eating her, a court has heard.<p>Dale Bolinger, 57, used the Dark Fetish Network (DFN) to discuss beheading and eating women and girls for sexual gratification, a trial at Canterbury crown …

Why authors lost the book wars long before Amazon’s dustup with Hachette

Don’t pity the publishers. Their history of screwing over writers precedes the likes of Jeff Bezos<p>QUESTION: If books are an important part of the culture—and I believe they are—does it follow that <i>the way we publish and sell books</i> is an equally important part of the culture?<p>If you answered Yes, you …

Scientist recreates insanely dangerous flu virus for reasons that remain kind of unclear

The new strain is “only 3 percent different” from the 1918 Spanish flu, which killed 50 million people<p>An international team of scientists lead by a University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher have recreated, in the lab, a virus that's "only three percent different" from the 1918 Spanish flu, which …

The Catholic Irish babies scandal: It gets much worse

New revelations about unauthorized vaccine trials<p>It gets worse. One week after revelations of how over the span of 35 years, a County Galway home for unwed mothers cavalierly disposed of the bodies of nearly 800 babies and toddlers on a site that held a septic tank, new reports are leveling a whole …

Scientists creating skin-like, pleasurable condoms out of hydrogels

Scientific innovation plus sexual health: These condoms could be tough, safe and still feel great<p><b>Updated to include more information from Dr. Grokin from the University of Wollogong:</b><p>The next generation of condoms may be self-lubricated and actually enhance pleasure. At least that's what researchers …

Two decades of child abuse examined after teacher loses identity protection

Inquiry told how two Marist brothers were allowed to move from school to school despite multiple claims against them<p>A suppression order hiding the identity of Greg Sutton, a convicted paedophile and former Marist brother and teacher, has been lifted after nearly 20 years, as the royal commission …

Billionaire Who Sexually Assaulted Teen Stepdaughter Sentenced To Four Months

Wisconsin billionaire Samuel Curtis Johnson III, heir to the SC Johnson company confessed to repeatedly sexually assaulting his teenage stepdaughter, …

Bilderberg Group at 60: still keeping the things that matter private

Photographers play an important part in bringing the faces of the powerful at the Copenhagen conference to a wider world<p>There was an eerie silence on Thursday morning in the press area outside the Bilderberg conference venue in Copenhagen. All eyes, and a lot of lenses, were peering up Kalvebod …

The Misguided Definition of Rape as 'Force'

Sometimes, saying no is as brave as a person can be. Isn't that brave enough?<p>I took criminal law with Yale Law professor Jed Rubenfeld, husband of Amy Chua ("Tiger Mom"), in law school. He was a good teacher, charismatic and clear. I liked his class for the most part. But on "rape week," as it's …

The Biggest Filer of Copyright Lawsuits? This Erotica Web Site

In 2006, Colette Pelissier was selling houses in Southern California, and her boyfriend, Brigham Field, was working as a photographer of nude models. Colette wanted to leave the real-estate business, so she convinced her boyfriend to start making adult films. “I had this idea, when the real-estate …