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Arrested Myanmar reporters: Two book lovers dedicated to their craft

<b>YANGON/BANGKOK (Reuters)</b>—In many ways Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, two Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar, symbolize their country’s emergence after …

Myanmar Rohingya: What you need to know about the crisis

<b>The plight of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people is said to be the world's fastest growing refugee crisis.</b><p>Risking death by sea or on foot, nearly 700,000 have fled the destruction of their homes and persecution in the northern Rakhine province of Myanmar (Burma) for neighbouring Bangladesh …

Human Rights

Image of Cooperation Between White House and Mueller Starts to Fracture

WASHINGTON — For much of the seven months since Robert S. Mueller III was appointed special counsel, President Trump’s lawyers have stressed their cooperation with him, believing that the more they work with his investigation, the sooner the president will have his name cleared.<p>But in recent weeks, …

Donald Trump

Psilocybin in Magic Mushrooms Hits Brain's 'Reset' Button, Say Scientists

Depressed patients reported feeling a 'kick start'.<p>Magic mushrooms are in the midst of a brand makeover, thanks to scientists who are constantly …

Using the 25th Amendment to depose Trump would require a Cabinet mutiny

<b>(CNN) —</b> Let's start out with the caveat that President Donald Trump's Republicans control the entire federal government, so none of this is going to happen short of a mass rebellion against the President by his own party. Until that happens, the following is a purely academic discussion. But it is …

Protest in St. Louis Turns Violent: Pictures

The Trump-Hillary merger

For two people who (now) loathe each other, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have a lot more in common these days than either would care to …

Donald Trump

Aung San Suu Kyi, the Ignoble Laureate

During her fifteen years under house arrest, Aung San Suu Kyi—now the de-facto leader of Myanmar—found solace in the poetry and novels of authors such as George Eliot, Victor Hugo, John le Carré, and Anna Akhmatova. Another favorite, she has said, was Rebecca West’s “Black Lamb and Grey Falcon,” an …

Can't concentrate? Here's five ways of acquiring superhuman focus – tried, tested, and reviewed

The fact that you’re even reading this suggests you have a problem with – right, so at this point I was going to artfully pretend to get distracted, but I actually did get distracted and for a good couple of minutes was reading about football transfer rumours, not even Premier League rumours, pity …

White Man Who Yelled ‘Shut Up, Slave!’ at Black Man During Altercation at Chicago Starbucks Now Faces Hate Crime Charges

If you want to talk the talk, you gotta walk the walk. That is what William Boucher, 24, is learning after being caught on camera launching into a …

How to Pass a Lie Detector Test

Tips for Beating a Polygraph Test<p>A polygraph test or lie detector test is designed to analyze physiological reactions to questions to determine …

Lie Detection

Beheaded by the Nazis at age 21, Sophie Scholl died fighting against white supremacy

As a member of the White Rose, she called on the German public to wake up<p>“Such a fine, sunny day, and I have to go,” 21-year-old Sophie Scholl …

Bernie Sanders' unconventional healthcare plan is getting backing from a lot of big-name Democrats

Sanders on Wednesday will roll out a Medicare-for-all bill, which aims to extend the Medicare program, federally funded insurance for people over the age of 65, to all Americans.<p>A single-payer healthcare push has previously been well outside the mainstream for most Democrats. But Sanders' …

Health Care

3 Killer Lessons From Stephen King's Insanely Productive Writing Routine

“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration. The rest of us just get up and go to work."<p>Moviegoers flocked to the theaters this weekend to see Stephen King's <i>It</i>, giving it the third biggest box office opening of the year, according to Warner Bros.<p><i>It</i>, which follows a demonic clown who terrorizes children …

The bees behind your morning coffee might be in big trouble

Much more than your morning buzz is at stake.<p>The best coffee grows in the mountains, where it is cool. The plants need low temperatures to thrive, which is why growers often put shade trees in their fields. But the mountains are getting hotter. And the higher you go, the less room there is to grow …

Ecology

A Month Has Passed Since Trump Declared an Opioid Emergency. What Next?

When President Trump announced in early August, following a presidential commission’s recommendations, that the opioid crisis was a “national emergency,” he called it “a serious problem the likes of which we have never had.”<p>A month has now passed, and that urgent talk has yet to translate into …

Billionaire Richard Branson's private island got absolutely walloped by Irma, and he just posted photos

After waiting out Hurricane Irma in his concrete wine cellar as the storm hit his private Necker Island, Richard Branson's emerged to detail the …

Rainfall

Are Some Psychiatric Disorders a pH Problem?

The human brain frequently undergoes changes in acidity, with spikes from time to time. One main cause of these temporary surges is carbon dioxide …

Have Physicists Found the Key to Safer Nuclear Power?

Unlike the uranium commonly used to power nuclear reactors, thorium salts are protected against meltdowns and can’t be weaponized.<p>IN BRIEF: In the pursuit of renewable and cleaner energy sources, nuclear power remains one of the viable options.To make it an even safer choice, a Dutch nuclear …

How to go to college for free in America

Bachelor’s degrees from some universities cost more than $250,000 in their entirety. College education in America is so costly that students have begun putting their grandparents in debt. For many people, it makes sense to consider alternative routes in life. (See: Our guide to not going to …

College & University

These 5 Foods Are "Anti-Inflammatory Powerhouses," Says a Top Chef

"My relationship with food has always been a key component of my identity," writes Seamus Mullen, an award-winning chef, restaurateur, and longtime …

What Is Gaslighting? Here's What to Know About This Form of Emotional Abuse

This sophisticated emotional abuse tactic makes victims question their own sanity.<p>Once in a while, it's normal to have a fleeting moment where you …

Thorium salt reactor experiments resume after 40 years

Scientists at the Nuclear Research and Consultancy Group (NRG) the Netherlands, are looking back to the 1970s to meet the energy needs of the future. …

Energy

50 Inspiring Quotes About Writing from the World's Greatest Authors

Writing can be hard, but it doesn't have to be lonely. Learn from the masters of the craft.<p>It's never been a better time to be a writer --or aspire to become one.<p>Platforms like LinkedIn, Medium, and WordPress have placed millions of dollars of technology, and the power that once only belonged to …

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

A Writer Should Get As Much Education As Possible

A writer should get as much education as possible, but just going to school is not enough; if it were, all owners of doctorates would be inspired …

Writing

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Does You Child Have Anxiety? Discover 5 Natural Remedies Now!

Raising an anxious or stressed out child today can be a demanding task. Our kids face all sorts of challenges and pressures such as academic, social and emotional. Often they find themselves locked in their thoughts, buried in stress and fearful of all kinds of situations. Does this sound the least …

Massage Therapy

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

How to Stay Healthy (When You Never Have Time for the Gym)

Even if you're a personal trainer, professional foodie, or yoga instructor, life <i>will</i> get in the way of your gym time, kitchen time, or mat time at …