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Are scholars looking for history in all the wrong places?

<i>Moises Naim is a distinguished fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the author of “The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battlefields and Churches to States, Why Being in Charge Isn’t What It Used to Be” and “Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers, and Copycats Are Hijacking the</i> …

European Union

The Envelope Please: Pictures from the Oscars

Award Shows

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

Statement Outerwear Part II, Milan

God is not a man, church decides

STOCKHOLM — The Church of Sweden is urging its clergy to use gender-neutral language when referring to the supreme deity, refraining from using terms …

How Ferrari Built A Cult Following Through Design

Ferrari’s cars are iconic, but the reasons why are more mysterious.<p>You might never encounter a Ferrari in person in your entire life–let alone sit behind the wheel of one–yet you know exactly what the car symbolizes. Beauty, desire, luxury, excitement. What began in the 1940s as an eccentric man’s …

Enzo Ferrari

Earth's Rotation Is Mysteriously Slowing Down: Experts Predict Uptick In 2018 Earthquakes

Scientists have found strong evidence that 2018 will see a big uptick in the number of large earthquakes globally. Earth’s rotation, as with many things, is cyclical, slowing down by a few milliseconds per day then speeding up again.<p>You and I will never notice this very slight variation in the …

Earth Science

From Utah, Secretive Help for a Russian Oligarch and His Jet

SALT LAKE CITY — Bank of Utah has that all-American feel. Founded in the 1950s by a veteran of both world wars, it offers affordable mortgages and savings accounts, sponsors children’s festivals and collects coats for the poor.<p>But in addition to its mom-and-pop customers, the bank has a …

Anthony Weiner reports to prison for sexting conviction

AYER, Mass. (AP) — Former Rep. Anthony Weiner reported to prison Monday to begin a 21-month sentence for sexting with a 15-year-old girl.<p>Weiner is …

Gun-Related Deaths in America Keep Going Up

Firearm-related deaths rose for the second-straight year in 2016, largely due to spikes in gun violence in major cities like Chicago, newly released …

Guns

Sleepless Night Leaves Some Brain Cells As Sluggish As You Feel

When people don't get enough sleep, certain brain cells literally slow down.<p>A study that recorded directly from neurons in the brains of 12 people found that sleep deprivation causes the bursts of electrical activity that brain cells use to communicate to become slower and weaker, a team reports …

The Brain

Russian billionaire Yuri Milner's early backing of Facebook, Twitter had Kremlin ties

Russian billionaire Yuri Milner gained fame and wealth as an early backer of Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc. and other Silicon Valley start-ups.<p>Called "Russia's most influential tech investor" by Forbes, Milner's wealth has enabled him to partner with Facebook Chairman Mark Zuckerberg in scientific …

Social Media

Report Details Weinstein’s Covert Attempt to Halt Publication of Accusations

The disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein used a web of private detectives, lawyers and even undercover former Mossad agents in a failed effort to stop The New York Times and The New Yorker from publishing their investigations in October into allegations of sexual harassment and assault against …

Trump to become first foreign leader to dine in Forbidden City since founding of modern China

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump will receive an honor in Beijing not granted to any US President since the founding of the People's Republic of China: official dinner inside the Forbidden City.<p>When Trump and his wife Melania land in the Chinese capital Wednesday, they will join President Xi Jinping …

China

The ‘Click’ Moment: How the Weinstein Scandal Unleashed a Tsunami

Forty years ago this month, Ms. magazine put sexual harassment on its cover for the first time. Understanding the sensitivity of the topic, the editors used puppets for the cover image — a male hand reaching into a woman’s blouse — rather than a photograph. It was banned from some supermarkets …

Sexual Harassment

Germany's top court tells lawmakers to recognize 'third gender'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Germany's top court ruled Wednesday that lawmakers must legally recognize a "third gender" from birth.<p>Once a law is passed, Germany would become the first European country to offer intersex people the option of identifying as a designation other than male or female.<p>The court ruled that the …

Election night brings historic wins for minority and LGBT candidates

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a night of many firsts, several minority and LGBT candidates won local elections that echoed the blue wave in which Democrats won races large and small.<p>Two openly transgender candidates won races as well as the first Sikh mayor in New Jersey and first African-American mayors in major …

LGBTQI

Snake charmer: man held in Germany found with python in his pants

Darmstadt police detained 19-year-old after a drunken row with another man and said they saw ‘significant bulge in his trousers’<p>A man detained by police during a drunken argument in Germany may have violated animal welfare laws after being found to be carrying a baby python in his pants.<p>Police in …

Snakes

The EPA has approved the release of weaponized mosquitoes in 20 US states

The US Environmental Protection Agency has given its approval for MosquitoMate, a Kentucky-based biotechnology company, to release its bacteria-infected male mosquitoes in several parts of the United States.<p>The EPA approval was first reported by Nature on Monday (Nov. 6), and confirmed by the …

Mosquitoes

If magazines could talk what would they say? A semiotic theory analyses

Semiotics is a method of critical analysis to evaluate meanings within the media, such as; the signs in media texts, the patterns and structures of …

How Beauty Became a Cultural Movement for a New Generation

What's the largest demographic in America right now? Trick question. Ditch the demographics.<p>Pivotals, a term we created for the sweet spot between …

Follow These 4 Simple Rules from Elon Musk and Steve Jobs to Protect Your Ideas

The biggest threats to bringing genius ideas to market and how Apple and Tesla overcame them.<p>How did Steve Jobs create such exquisitely simple design (without junking them up with clunky features)?<p>How does Elon Musk create such masterfully innovative products (without dumbing them down)?<p>It all …

Tesla

The ‘best city in the world’ is in Mexico — and not on the beach

In Mexico, early on a Sunday morning, the sound of rapid shots in short succession would lead a traveler to think the worst. Lying rigid in bed, this</i> …

Sex doll brothel owner says visitors have disturbing requests

The world’s first sex doll brothel has been bombarded with sick requests from perverts who want to act out rape fantasies and even paedophile …

Al alza, lanzamientos de bocinas "inteligentes"

Previo a la temporada navideña podemos ver que aumenta el volumen en los lanzamientos de las bocinas <i>inteligentes</i>, ya que Apple, Alphabet y Sonos persiguen a Amazon, que lidera el nuevo mercado de <i>gadgets</i> de más moda.<p>Los fabricantes experimentan con diferentes formas, tamaños, precios y funciones, …