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9 Things That Married Man Need To Stop Doing

A good marriage doesn’t simply depend on love and ample wealth. It also includes two truly understanding partners. Any mistake can actually sabotage …

20 of America's most beautiful hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — With so many iconic cities and diverse landscapes, beautiful hotels in the USA can seem like a dime a dozen. But some are, quite simply, more beautiful than others and truly worthy of note.<p>From rustic alpine lodges in the Rocky Mountains to sleek beachfront resorts in Miami, we've …

San Antonio

The 14 most high-tech hotels in the world

Looking for a unique travel experience? Staying in a one-of-a-kind, high-tech hotel is a pretty solid way to get one.Whether you want robots checking …

Israeli military’s new chief rabbi implied soldiers can rape in war, as government lurches to far-right

Eyal Karim, who previously suggested rape is justified in war, joins numerous other far-right figures in government<p>The man chosen as the Israeli military's new chief rabbi has previously implied that soldiers would be permitted to rape women in war.<p>This comes at a time when the Israeli government …

The Ultimate San Francisco Bucket List: 49 Amazing Adventures To Do in 2016

When a year comes to a close, it’s almost inevitably accompanied by reflection: what you did, where you went, and which adventures you checked off …

After attack on Israelis, Palestinian doctor stops to help

At a time of hostility, a Palestinian doctor stopped to help Israeli shooting victims in the West Bank and opened a window of understanding. Daniella …

Israel

Missouri is installing solar power grabbing pavement on Route 66

Part of its ‘Road to Tomorrow Initiative,’ Missouri’s Department of Transportation is teaming with Solar Roadways, an Idaho-based startup (seriously, what’s going on in Idaho?) to cover an undetermined length of Historic Route 66 with road-ready solar panels.<p>“We expect them to be in place, I’m …

USDOT

Drone delivers abortion pill to women in Northern Ireland

Women's advocacy groups have used a drone to send abortion pills to women in Northern Ireland. In a protest against abortion laws in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, Dutch group Women on Waves teamed up with Northern Irish group Alliance for Choice, Irish group Rosa and Northern …

20 Congress members send Obama letter requesting protection of Palestinian children from Israeli abuses

Reps. Betty McCollum, Keith Ellison, Barbara Lee and more highlight Israel’s systematic abuse of Palestinian kids<p>Twenty Congress members have called on President Obama to take action to protect the rights of Palestinian children.<p>The lawmakers sent the president a letter on June 20, urging him to …

Drugs used to treat diabetes could cure Alzheimer's, experts say

Drugs prescribed to treat diabetes could cure Alzheimer's disease, a pioneering new study has found.<p>Scientists believe that the two conditions are so similar that medications already used to control levels of glucose and regulate diabetes could also halt the onset of dementia.<p>A new study using a …

Pastor wishes Muslim neighbors a happy Ramadan. Trump delegate calls him ‘sick.’

Consider the church marquee: perhaps the only place in America where lines of scripture, exhortations to worship, cheap puns and bingo advertisements are equally likely to exist, with the occasional Bible Belt joke tossed in for good measure. (An archetypal zinger: “I hate this church –Satan.”)<p>It …

Stunning Art of Combining Boulder with Bronze by Romain Langlois

Romain Langlois is a self-taught French contemporary artist based in La Côte Martin, France. An avid sculptor, Romain Langlois studied medical books …

My dad was called 'stupid' in high school and now he's a successful entrepreneur — here are the 5 best lessons he's taught me about life

It might have had something to do with being the oldest, or with having a protective dad who sometimes set rules that the younger me found completely unreasonable.<p>I was so hardheaded that I remember debating more of his wisdom than I actually listened to.<p>But as an adult, I've come to appreciate …

Dads around the Internet are trying to stack as many Cheerios as they can on their babies

In the days leading up to Father's Day, a fierce battle is being waged by dads across the Internet.<p>Called the Cheerio Challenge, this competition …

Dubai's 9 most luxurious restaurants | CNN Travel

(CNN) — In the glimmering Middle Eastern city of Dubai, where luxury is good and over-the-top opulence is even better, there's no shortage of fancy restaurants.<p>Some are more decadent than others. Here are our top nine stops for the travel set on Dubai's fine dining circuit.<p>Be prepared for exquisite …

Fish

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

Silencing Arab members of the Knesset would be a new low for Israeli democracy | Yousef Jabareen

MKs could find themselves suspended for having minority views, under a bill that doesn’t conform to the most basic principles of a democratic society<p>What is left of Israeli democracy is today under attack. Over the past few years, the public and political atmosphere in the country has become more …

Civil Rights

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Mexico has a chance to be the world's 'next great power'

Mexico has the 11th-highest GDP in the world based on purchasing power parity, according to the International Monetary Fund. As Europe weakens, it will be in the top 10 in the not-too-distant future.<p>Yet, this country is regarded by many Americans as a Third World nation, dominated by drug cartels …

This beautiful electric bike will charge itself with built-in solar panels

Leaos<p>Electric bikes are all the rage these days, especially among urban dwellers — and for good reason, too.<p>E-bikes are a green mode of …

Stunning house in the trees proves that modern design can live in harmony with nature

The architects at Mexico-based Grupo Arquitectura wanted to create a space inspired by the concept of living in harmony with the natural environment, …

29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet You Must See

Alien visions right here on Earth.<p>Earth is full of bizarre landscapes. Some are land formations moulded over thousands of years, while others are …

National Parks

The Rainbow Mountains Of China Are Earth's Paint Palette

The Rainbow Mountains of China within the Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park are a geological wonder of the world. These famous Chinese mountains are known for their otherworldly colors that mimic a rainbow painted over the tops of rolling mountains.<p>This is just one example where geology …

Geology

Discriminatory Seat Switching on Airplanes Should Be Banned

A few years ago I boarded an El Al airplane at Ben Gurion Airport in Israel headed back to the United States. I had a lot running through my mind. Earlier that morning I watched as two female colleagues of mine were arrested at the Western Wall for the odd crime of praying while wearing tefillin …

81-year-old grandmother sues Israeli airline for gender discrimination

Renee Rabinowitz’s case is due to be heard in a Tel Aviv court this week<p>An octogenarian grandmother is suing Israel’s national airline for gender discrimination after she was asked to vacate her seat at the behest of an ultraorthodox Jewish man.<p>Renee Rabinowitz, 81, was asked to move to a different …

B&H Photo ‘forced Hispanic workers to use separate, unsanitary bathrooms’

A US Labor Department lawsuit filed Thursday accused B&H Photo & Electronics, the largest non-chain photo and video equipment store in New York City, …

Read These Books Instead of Getting an MBA

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.</i><p>I don’t blame people for wanting to get an MBA. It’s not their fault they’ve been duped into believing …

The leaders of Christianity's 2 biggest churches will meet for the first time in 1,000 years

Vatican City (AFP) - Pope Francis heads to Cuba on Friday looking to heal a 1,000-year-old rift in Christianity before embarking on a tour of Mexico dominated by modern day problems of drug-related violence and migration.<p>The Argentine pontiff is due to spend about two hours in private conversation …