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‘Islamic’ Carpets Prove That ‘Islam’ Can Cover Many Things

Opinion<p>THE DAILY PIC: In the Metropolitan's show of Iranian rugs, joy and esthetics are every bit as Muslim as severity and abnegation.<p>,<p><b>THE DAILY PIC</b> …

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's Fiercest Critic Has Been Arrested

A Senator in the Philippines who has led the political fight against President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs was arrested on Friday morning on …

Read These 16 Powerful, Important Books Written By Immigrant Authors

Stories of humanity that have come from all over the world.<p>For the moment, justice has put a hold on Donald Trump's executive order preventing people from seven Muslim-majority countries and refugees from entering the United States. That this order showed prejudice and unwarranted fear of outsiders …

Books

48hrs in Edinburgh - the must-sees for the first-time visitor to Scotland's magnificent capital city

Who wants to be a millionaire? Well, most of us probably wouldn’t object too strongly.<p>On a city break to ­Scotland’s wonderful capital you can at …

Scotland

The Ultimate Road Trip Map of 26 Places To See Across Great Britain

A road trip is an incredible way to see a country especially, the truly stunning, Great Britain! One of the best things about our wonderful country …

European Travel

George Orwell Explains How “Newspeak” Works, the Official Language of His Totalitarian Dystopia in 1984

As we noted yesterday, and you likely noticed elsewhere, George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel <i>1984</i> shot to the top of the charts—or the Amazon …

A Partnership Larger Than Marriage: The Stunning Love Letters of Kahlil Gibran and Mary Haskell

“You are like the Great Spirit, who befriends man not only to share his life, but to add to it. My knowing you is the greatest thing in my days and nights, a miracle quite outside the natural order of things.”<p>Nearly a century after his death, the Lebanese-American painter, poet, and philosopher</b> …

Gardening 101: Pole Beans

Pole Beans, <i>Phaseolus vulgaris:</i> “The Beanstalk”<p>Pole beans are simply a vining cultivar of edible beans. Both bush and pole beans have several options …

Gardening

Read Donald Trump's Full Inauguration Speech

Donald Trump delivered his first speech as President of the United States on Friday morning.<p>Trump was joined at the inauguration by members of his …

Tips to Make Your Home Asthma-Safe (So You Can Breathe Easy)

There are a lot of places in your home where dust, mold and other hidden allergens can get trapped and trigger allergic reactions and asthma attacks. …

Incredible New Image Shows the Earth and Moon From Mars

During a recent calibration exercise, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured a remarkable view of Earth and its moon from a distance of 127 …

Mars Orbiter

Sea otters are giant assholes in the animal kingdom

I’m putting an end to the ongoing trend of how cute and innocent sea otters are. I mean, they are definitely cute, but they can also be incredibly …

Meet the Unsung Street Photographer of 1980s New York

CC train, NYC, 1985<br>Richard Sandler<p>1 of 17<p>To view Richard Sandler’s photographs is to look into the soul of a broken New York. From the pages of his …

The Midnight Gang proves David Walliams just keeps getting better – review

After Geri Halliwell’s Ugenia Lavender or Perfect Ponies: Stage Fright! by the glamour model Katie Price, lovers of children’s books might have decided that all celebrities keen to dabble should have their fountain pens confiscated. But please make an exception for the television comedian David …

Books

Laughter goes wild in Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Wildlife

21 Surprising Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

When you think of vinegar, the first thing that probably comes to mind is the clear, pungent liquid that is often used for cleaning, disinfecting and …

Scientists Have Rejuvenated Old Mice With The Blood of Human Teenagers

The fountain of youth is real, and it's creepy.<p>It might sound like something out of a creepy folk tale, but scientists have found evidence that …

'Islamic State' reportedly training terrorists to enter Europe as asylum seekers

Germany's spy agency has warned that the "Islamic State" (IS) is infiltrating refugee groups to get into Europe. Officials and analysts are now …

13 Fascinating Facts About Kurt Vonnegut

Best known as the eccentric author of <i>Slaughterhouse-Five</i> and <i>Cat’s Cradle</i>, Kurt Vonnegut filled his novels, plays, and short stories with irreverence, …

How to Develop Color Negative Film at Home in 10 Minutes

Developing your own color negative film at home might not be as scary as you think. With a simple developing kit, a few accessories, and a short …

35mm, Medium Format, Large Format: Which Should You Choose?

If you're just getting into shooting film, one of the first decisions you'll have to make is what format you'll be shooting. If you ask around, …

'Brain wi-fi' reverses leg paralysis in primate first

<b>An implant that beams instructions out of the brain has been used to restore movement in paralysed primates for the first time, say scientists.</b><p>Rhesus monkeys were paralysed in one leg due to a damaged spinal cord.<p>The team from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology bypassed the injury by sending …

Interview with a Bookstore: Galiano Island Books, on a tiny Canadian island

Husband and wife team Lee Trentadue and Jim Schmidt opened Galiano Island Books in 1997, the first ever bookstore on the island. The venture was inspired by one of their daughters, who had decided to open a bookstore of her own and brought them along to the Canadian Booksellers Convention and trade …

Books

Pictures of the Week 11.3.16

Myanmar journalist says she was fired over story on military rape allegations

A journalist who worked at the English-language Myanmar Times has said she was dismissed for an article she wrote on allegations of rape by security forces following government pressure on the newspaper.<p>Former special investigations editor Fiona MacGregor had been reporting on Rakhine state, much …

Asia

DIY Cozy Giant Blanket In Just 4 Hours

Normally you need really big knitting needles for projects like these, but Laura Birek found a way how to use PVC tubes and get the same result. Her …

Prepping for Medical Emergencies

Written by Laura Johnson on The Prepper Journal. <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> 2.39/5 (18) <i>Editor’s Note: This post contributed by Laura. If you have information for Preppers that</i> …

James Bond would never be hired as a spy, head of MI6 says

James Bond would fail to make the grade if he tried to become a spy today, the head of MI6 has said.<p>Although the suave fictional secret agent is tenacious and patriotic his morally dubious character would see him rejected by the intelligence service, Alex Younger said.<p>In a rare question and answer …

Scientists create eggs from scratch that could allow infertile women to have children and solve the mysteries of life

Scientists have created working mammalian eggs from scratch and used them to produce healthy offspring.<p>The new study marks the first time that eggs …

Bioengineering