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Oracle executive publicly resigns after CEO joins Trump's transition team

George Polisner penned an open letter of resignation to Oracle co-CEO Safra Catz that he calls ‘a credible action as opposed to an expression of frustration’<p>A senior executive at Oracle has publicly resigned after the technology company’s co-CEO Safra Catz joined the Trump transition team and …

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10 Furniture Problems You Can Fix Yourself

A professional furniture restorer shares her secrets on making repairs that last.<p>Crystal Dvorak has been fixing, creating, restoring, and upcycling furniture for more than 20 years. The owner of Urban Patina in Shakopee, MN, she's seen every problem a piece of furniture can have. And she's fixed …

Had a Palestinian committed the exact same crime in the exact same location, he would find himself in an entirely different justice system. Maybe ‘fair’ is relative. Israel’s justice minister on Sunday said she “hopes” that the…

<b>Had a Palestinian committed the exact same crime in the exact same location, he would find himself in an entirely different justice system. Maybe</b> …

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Israeli military admits to spraying crop-killing herbicides in Gaza

After several days of reports from Palestinian farmers, the Israeli Defense Force has admitted to aerial spraying herbicides throughout a large swath …

The US is averaging more than one mass shooting per day in 2015

And that's abnormal, according to the Mass Shooting Tracker.<p>The tracker was created by the moderators of the pro-gun control subreddit Guns Are Cool. It tracks every instance in the US in which a gun is used to kill or injure four or more people at one time.<p>As of October 2, there have been 294 mass …

GoPro camera launched, lost in 2013 returns to reveal Grand Canyon from space

It took five friends a couple months of planning to record the perfect GoPro shot. It took two years to get the footage back.<p>Members of the group recounted the amazing journey that took a GoPro camera from the terrain of Tuba City, Ariz., to the edge of space and back in posts on YouTube and …

How to Make 20 of Your Favorite Candies at Home

Whether you’re spending this Halloween trick-or-treating or not, there’s one thing that’ll be on everyone’s mind come the night of October 31st: candy! While we might not be able to score a pillowcase full of it anymore (at least not for free), we can bust out our apron and make grown-up versions …

Why do women driving pose such a threat?

From Saudi Arabia to Stamford Hill, north London, bans on women getting behind the wheel are designed to curb independence and keep them at home and not out in the wider world – these fears need to be forced to take a back seat<p>It was a strange and unsettling row that flared in Stamford Hill, north …

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This artist mapped the strange phenomenon of women dying on Saudi Arabian highways

In 2009, Saudi Arabia was named the most dangerous place in the world to drive by the World Health Organization. And even though there’s a ban on women driving in the country, a disproportionate number of the road fatalities are female teachers.<p>Last year, Saudi Arabia’s highest-grossing female …

Saudi Arabia

Syria regime prepares Deir Ezzor evacuation

BEIRUT – Reports have emerged that the Syrian regime has been preparing a military evacuation from Deir Ezzor after ISIS’ victory in Palmyra cut …

Middle East

Pentagon admits two children probably killed in US-led air strike in Syria

Admission comes after several months of denials by the US that any civilians had been killed in either Syria or Iraq during coalition’s campaign against Isis<p>Two children were probably killed by a US-led coalition air strike in Syria, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, in the first near-confirmation of …

Middle East

4 Things Every Clean Freak Should Know About Hotels

<i>William Warby / Flickr</i><p>When booking a hotel stay, most travelers are more anxious about the sights to see in their chosen destination, rather than the cleanliness of their accommodations. But for some, bad experiences, a lifetime of mysophobia (fear of germs) or just the idea of sleeping in a bed …