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Israel

A 50-Year Occupation: Israel’s Six-Day War Started With a Lie

Fifty years ago, between June 5 and June 10, 1967, Israel invaded and occupied East Jerusalem, the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and the Golan Heights. …

Israel

Here's where Barack and Michelle Obama ate on their recent trip to Italy

Former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama are continuing to enjoy some well-deserved time off by traveling the world. The couple spent the past week vacationing in Italy taking in the sights, savoring the local cuisine and exploring the Tuscan countryside.<p>Earlier in the …

Italy

Sleep Under the Northern Lights in an Icelandic Bubble Hotel

Billing itself as the “five million star hotel,” Buubble is a unique lodging option about an hour outside of Reykjavík, Iceland, that offers guests the chance to sleep outdoors in one of five transparent bubble units.<p>Surrounded by the forest on all sides, winter visitors who are lucky enough to …

Northern Lights

In 1492, Spain Forced Jews to Flee the Country or Convert to Christianity

The day before Christopher Columbus set sail for the New World (or whatever it was he was hoping to find), another ship carrying a heavy historical …

The Daily Prophet: There's a New 'Most Crowded Trade' in Markets

Remember when it seemed like everybody had to own dollars and equities and sell Treasuries because the Trump administration's pro-growth agenda would …

Economy

The 1967 Six-Day War and its difficult legacy

The Six-Day War began 50 years ago: Israel attacked three of its Arab neighbors, who had threatened to annihilate the Jewish state. Effects of …

Israel
Israel

Israel’s Secret Plan to Nuke the Egyptian Desert

Fifty years ago, Israel built a nuclear device—and then had to decide what to do with it.<p>Fifty years ago, war transformed the Middle East. From June 5 to June 10, 1967—known to Israelis as the Six-Day War and to Arabs as the 1967 War—Israel defeated three Arab armies, gained territory four times …

Israel

Six Day War in pictures: 50th anniversary of 1967 Arab-Israeli conflict

It is 50 years since the start of the Six Day War, a brief but pivotal conflict that redrew the borders of Israel and the neighbouring states of …

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Analytics

Exclusive: royal family considering dramatic Brexit intervention

Royals are believed to be willing to risk a potential constitutional crisis to express their anger over the leave campaign<p>The royal family is seriously considering making a dramatic intervention in the referendum debate with an announcement that it supports Britain remaining inside the European …

United Kingdom

30 Most Colorful Cities Around the World

Many of the world's most iconic metropolises are filled with towering skyscrapers and shiny glass-and-steel facades, but not all cities are gray concrete jungles. From the candy-colored buildings of Havana, Cuba to the blue-painted houses of Jodhpur, India, many urban areas have embraced vivid hues …

Cape Town

NHS trust bosses slam £600m hospital fines over patient targets

Hospital chiefs say system of financial penalties over missed A&E and care quotas is myopic, as most trusts do not meet them<p>Hospitals are being fined £600m a year for missing key NHS patient treatment targets in what bosses claim is a “shortsighted” system that hits patients and pushes them deeper …

Physiology

Where To Eat And Drink In… Notting Hill

<b>Notting Hill restaurants, breakfasts, lunches, pubs, bars, cafés and more.</b><p><b>From plush and pricey eateries to Caribbean influences and fried chicken,</b> …

England

Gravitational waves will unlock these 'revolutionary' secrets of the universe

Ripples in the fabric of space, called gravitational waves, are careening across the universe, right through everything and everyone.<p>Scientists from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) experiment have detected some of the waves— a feat Einstein thought impossible 100 …

Universe

10 dream trips every traveler should experience | CNN Travel

Tourism

Freaky fast food: From black buns to Batman burgers (pictures)

Burger King

Why walk? Ride this portable personal transporter instead

Technically Incorrect: Why would humans ever want to walk when they can have a laptop-size platform to roll along sidewalks? Welcome to the amazing shrunken Segway.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Here's something I find bonkers.<p>People …

Wall Street

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

Apps

GNARBOX - a complete photo & video editing machine that fits in your pocket

Photo and video editors will know getting work done on-the-go is no simple task. Bulky laptops and other hardware can be cumbersome; not to mention, they can get damaged in the process. We love digging through Kickstarter and came across something that may change your work flow. Enter the GNARBOX, …

Videography

London's Most Unusual Seats

Had a long day? Looking for a pub or bar to dive into, grab a seat and take the weight off your feet? If you enter into one of these London …

Carnaby Street

The best idioms from around the world, ranked

<i>The following were sourced from</i> I’m Not Hanging Noodles On Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms From Around the World <i>by Jag Bhalla (National Geographic Books, 2009).</i><p>25. Ear-nectar<p>Origin: Indian. Meaning: A sweet noise or sound.<p>24. Can’t stop being the owl.<p>Origin: Italian, French. Meaning: Can’t …

Sausages

iPad App of the Week: VSCO Cam for iPad

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.<p>Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all out picks below and …

Apps

Thousands Of People Oblivious To Fact That Anyone On The Internet Can Access Their Computers

There are technologists who specialize in “scanning the Internet.” They are like a search team making its way through a neighborhood, but instead of checking the knob of every door, they check Internet entrances to online devices to see which ones are open. These people have been screaming for some …

Tech maintenance tasks everyone forgets about, but really shouldn't

Update your Wi-Fi router<p>If you're experiencing slow Wi-Fi speeds, spotty connections, or trouble with technologies like AirPlay, updating the …

5 Top Places to Visit in Croatia

Croatia looks like it may be the next big thing in European travel – the beautiful country has history, recreational facilities and plenty of nature …

Inspiring Adventures For Solo Female Travellers