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Turkish president calls for talks to reunite divided Cyprus

On the 40th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of northern Cyprus, the Turkish President, Abdullah Gul has called for renewed talks to reunite the island.<p>Gul is visiting northern Cyprus where he met with his “counterpart” Dervis Eroglu at the “presidental place”. Gul is expected to attend the 40th …

27 Beautiful Résumé Designs You'll Want To Steal

You don't have to be a graphic designer to have a gorgeous résumé. But it sure helps.

How did it come to this?

“WHAT’S ‘better together’ about here?” asks David Linden, a 24-year-old activist for the Scottish National Party (SNP), gesturing to a turd-strewn …

Great Britain

America's child migrant crisis, explained in 2 minutes

Tens of thousands of children from Central America are arriving alone at our border, posing a major challenge to humanitarian systems that have been in place since World War II. Vox immigration reporter Dara Lind explains in two minutes.

A Case For Capitalizing The “B” In "Black People"

Illustrated by Elliot Salazar.<p>I am a writer. My husband is a linguist. Words matter to us. I am Black, not African-American. My husband is Spanish, …

Is Macedonia on the Brink of Another Ethnic Conflict?

After six Albanians were sentenced to life in prison for the murder of five ethnic Macedonians in a trial that observers on both sides have suggested wouldn't have held up in any other court, angry Albanians have been protesting in the capital.<p>The Macedonian capital of Skopje saw its second angry …

Europe

The Science Of Cool

What makes one consumer design cool and not another?<p>Take a look at the two water bottles below. The one on the left is pretty much your standard water bottle design: tall, clear, probably crinkly. The one on the right feels a bit less conventional, with its sleek aluminum shell shaped like an …

Psychology

The future of education should literally be child’s play

It was just supposed to be a quick trip to Beijing, a touristy group thing to take in the sights. It wasn’t supposed to go down like this. There wasn’t supposed to be a lost manuscript; the travelers weren’t supposed to turn on each other. The only good, if any, to be found in this godforsaken …

Teaching

Arctic Aerial Photos

The latest project of renowned aerial photographer Robert Haas, Through the Eyes of the Vikings yields stunning images of the Arctic that show not a "blinding storm of white as one might think—but rather, a dramatic and surprising diversity of brilliant colors and unexpected subjects.

W Just Discovered Normcore

“Why be normal when you can be normal and then some?” asks <i>W</i>’s August issue. The magazine commissioned a shoot by Craig McDean to explore this …

Hundreds of Umbrellas Once Again Float Above The Streets in Portugal

Every July, as part of Ágitagueda art festival, hundreds of umbrellas are hung over promenades in the streets of Águeda, a municipality in Portugal. …

Etymology

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

Travel

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

Tisha Cherry's Pop Culture Food Art

Give <b>Tisha Cherry</b> a food item--<i>any</i> food item--and I'll bet that she can turn it into a work of art. But you'd better be well-informed about pop …

How to survive a winter in Antarctica – in pictures

Photographer and explorer Dr Alexander Kumar spent nine months at Concordia Station, where temperatures drop to -80C and your nearest neighbours are astronauts orbiting the Earth. Follow his journey through the worst winter in the world<p>• White Mars, Living on Planet Concordia is on at the Royal …

The Psychology of the Sunni-Shia Divide

Why is there so much animosity between groups that seem so similar?<p>More than a decade after the Iraq war began, it still boggles our minds: Sunni and Shia—both revering the Quran, following Muhammad and praying to Allah—killing one another. It brings to mind the 3,500-plus dead from the clashes …

Bill Keller on His Criminal Justice Start-up the Marshall Project, Orange Is the New Black, and the Storm at the New York Times

After 30 years at the New York <i>Times</i>, including the better part of a decade at the top of the masthead, Bill Keller decided it was time to start again …

38 Ramadan Recipes for Your Eid Feast

Go all out with kebabs and biryani<p>Updated:<p>During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset, not even consuming water. Food takes …

Clever Portraits of Famous People Constructed with Corn Flakes

Breakfast time means creative time for New York-based illustrator and photographer Sarah Rosado. Using just some cereal and a few utensils, the artist can transform a spilled box of corn flakes into clever portraits of anyone from Michael Jackson to Amy Winehouse or John Lennon. Rosado says, “I …

Associated Press News

‘World must wake up’ to Nigerian schoolgirl kidnap

Amid mounting public fury and an international outcry over the fate of 230 kidnapped Nigerian teenaged girls – now missing for nearly two weeks – the …

New York State Has the Most-Segregated Schools in the Nation

�I’m a data person,� says Pamela Mills, a brisk Hunter College professor with a Ph.D. in theoretical chemistry. Back in 2000, test-score data led …

Great movies about children

What do the similarities in kids’ movies reveal about cinema - and us? Director Mark Cousins talks to BBC Culture about his latest project, A Story of Children and Film.<p>The story of the cinema of childhood is not one that Mark Cousins set out to document. After completing an exhaustive TV …

Associated Press News

Sample Chapter: Mastering the Art of Soviet Eating - Anya von Bremzen

<b>This is that rare book that stirs our souls and our senses.</b><p>Proust had his madeleine; Narnia’s Edmund had his Turkish delight. <b>Anya von Bremzen</b> has …