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Want a Better Memory? Science Says Do This

A study suggests this dead simple trick can double the amount you recall.<p>What do you do when you need to commit some sort of information to memory?<p>Let me guess: You take notes.<p>It's a habit most of us learned way back in school when some teacher stuck her lecture notes up on an overhead projector …

How To Stop Feeling Guilty And Forgive Yourself

Guilt is perhaps one of the most debilitating emotions, and one that has the potential to negatively influence the human mind. Such feelings can …

Self-help

U.S. Special Ops Kill 40 ISIS Operatives Responsible for Attacks from Paris to Egypt

As the self-proclaimed Islamic State [Daesh] trumpets its global terrorist campaign, U.S. special operations forces have quietly killed more than …

Terrorism

Centamin digs deep to cut costs and boost profits

A “big focus on productivity” helped gold miner Centamin increase its profits by 42pc in the first quarter as it boosted output and cut costs.<p>The London-listed company, which has a large open-pit mine in Egypt, reported pre-tax profits of $40.9m (£28m) in the three months to March 31, compared to …

Major Damage After COSCO Containership Crashes Into Crane at Egypt's Port Said: Photos and Video

Some major damage at Suez Canal Container Terminal in Egypt’s Port Said overnight after a containership apparently crashed into a gantry crane as it …

Container Ship

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The unofficial colors of the royal wedding? Spring-inspired blue and green!<p>Harry and Meghan's royal wedding sermon was an uplifting message of hope …

Royal Weddings

Estonia wants to become a 'country as a service' and already has 10,000 virtual residents

But its most radical project is e-residency — letting people from around the world become digital residents of Estonia online.<p>"The question is how can we increase the customer base in Estonia because if you want to be a richer country you need more customers and we don't get those customers," Taavi …

Using The “Green Eggs and Ham hypothesis” To Help Students Develop Creativity

You might be wondering, “What in the world is the Green Eggs and Ham hypothesis?”<p>It’s a new moniker given to what has commonly been called the …

Doctors Without Borders slams 'outrageous' hospital air strike

Doctors Without Borders condemned Thursday the "outrageous" air strike on a hospital it was supporting in the war-torn northern Syrian city of …

15 Things Introverts Do Best

<b>A</b><b>ccording to a 1998 National Representative Sample by the Myers-Briggs organization, 50% of the population identifies as an introvert.</b> That means you …

Personality

Reflecting on the Legacy of Egypt's Revolution

Demonstrators calling for the end of the Hosni Mubarak regime lift another demonstrator during a march on Tahrir Square<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Yuri Kozyrev—NOOR …

Immortal Egypt with Joann Fletcher, review: 'excellent'

Joann Fletcher was disarmingly enthusiastic throughout this four-part BBC Two series, says Phil Harrison<p>As the excellent four-part series <b>Immortal Egypt with Joann Fletcher</b> (BBC Two) has shown us, ancient Egyptians were obsessed with posterity. However, Fletcher’s greatest achievement has been to …

Real History at the Downton Abbey Set Goes Back to Ancient Egypt

What’s the biggest conception about <i>Downton Abbey</i> location Highclere Castle among viewers of the show? According to the current Countess of Carnarvon, …

Scenarios for the Future of Libya – Sc 2 (3) Egypt Intervenes on the Nationalist Side

Recently, announcements have been made regarding the acceptance of a UN-facilitated peace agreement with a framework to form a Government of National …

Libya

Germany is now confiscating valuables from refugees entering the country

Germany has begun confiscating valuables from refugees crossing into the country, claiming the property is in exchange for services they will get as …

‘I was terribly wrong’ - writers look back at the Arab spring five years on

Robin Yassin-Kassab<br>British-Syrian writer<p>After Tunisia: Robin Yassin-Kassab on Syria in 2011<p>Five years ago the Guardian asked me to evaluate the effects of the Tunisian uprising on the rest of the Arab world, and specifically Syria. I recognised the country was “by no means exempt from the pan-Arab …

Middle East

Shivering homeless man finds warmth in strangers' kindness

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A teenage girl hopped out of a car at a red light as the snow pelted down, and handed a red wool blanket to a stranger.<p>"God bless you," said Shawn Harmon, who held his dog's leash in one hand and a sign that read "need work!" in the other.<p>"You two try to stay warm," …

Au revoir and shalom: Jews leave France in record numbers

<b>Ashdod, Israel (CNN) —</b> Yoav Krief remembers the day he knew it was time to move to Israel: January 9, 2015.<p>It was a Friday. Four Jews had just been killed in the Hyper Cacher, a kosher supermarket in Paris, two days after the Charlie Hebdo attack. One of them was Krief's friend.<p>"I was not good, …

Israel

Ex-Oklahoma City officer sentenced to 263 years for rape, sex assaults

A former police officer convicted of raping and sexually victimizing women while on his beat in a low-income Oklahoma City neighborhood was ordered Thursday to spend the rest of his life in prison.<p>Jurors had recommended that Daniel Holtzclaw be sentenced to 263 years in prison for preying on women …

Militants attack checkpoint in Egypt's Sinai, kill 5

The Interior Ministry's media office says the attack took place at midnight on Wednesday in the city of el-Arish and that three policemen were also wounded. No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack.<p>Egypt has been hit with a wave of suicide bombings and militants' attacks that only …

This story of a bus driver's sweet act of kindness is cheering up Ireland

LONDON — Some people are just plain nice.<p>William Harris, a driver for Bus Éireann in Cork, Ireland, clearly fits that bill — the story of how he went …

The rich fear schools will teach their kids to care

Fretting about poorer pupils studying social care while rich ones do sciences misses the point: shouldn’t vocational subjects be studied by all?<p>A recent press release, sent by a group promoting the government’s policies, bemoaned the inequities of modern state schooling by pointing out two facts. …

Social Work

Leonardo DiCaprio 'Would Love' to Play Russian President Vladimir Putin in a Movie

If there’s ever a movie made about Russian president Vladimir Putin, Leonardo DiCaprio wants the starring role.<p>“Putin would be very, very, very …

The voice of atheism since 1881 » Allah approves of rape says Egyptian university professor

<b>An Islamic professor from the renowned Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt, has claimed that, in certain circumstances, Allah permits Muslim men to</b> …

ISIS may ‘turn guns’ against Israel, Jordan amid failures in Syria – IDF chief

Islamic State’s inability to sustain its territorial gains in Syria in light of the Russian Air Force’s offensive “raises the probability” that …

Swedish doctor charged for locking woman in bunker

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish doctor has been charged with rape and kidnapping after he confessed to drugging a woman with sedative-laced strawberries …

Crime