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8 Nat Geo Photographers Share Images of Gratitude

We asked our photographers to choose a moment they are thankful for having witnessed.<p>This Thanksgiving, we asked eight National Geographic photographers to share images they are grateful for. We wanted to see photographs that they were thankful for having taken, thankful for the access granted to …

13 Safe Destinations For The Solo Female Traveler

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Exercise

Hitler’s world may not be so far away | Timothy Snyder

Misunderstanding the Holocaust has made us too certain we are ethically superior to the Europeans of the 1940s. Faced with a new catastrophe – such as devastating climate change – could we become mass killers again?<p><b>It was 20 years after I chose to become a historian</b> that I first saw a photograph of …

History

Can Pope Francis clean up God’s bank?

Untraceable cash transfers and a culture of secrecy made the Vatican bank one of the world’s most notorious financial institutions. But Pope Francis’s attempts at reform are meeting ferocious resistance<p>At 6.30 on the morning of 28 June 2013 – just three months into the reign of Pope Francis – …

How friendship became a tool of the powerful

Imagine walking into a coffee shop, ordering a cappuccino, and then, to your surprise, being informed that it has already been paid for. Where did this unexpected gift come from? It transpires that it was left by the previous customer. The only snag, if indeed it is a snag, is that you now have to …

Beijing on a budget

China’s breakneck rise – in 2014 it became the country with the world’s biggest economy – means that it’s no longer quite the budget destination it used to be. Indeed, the latest comparisons for costs of living put Beijing in the top 20 most expensive cities in the world.<p>That doesn't mean that you …

Cameron on track to remain PM after electoral triumph

General election 2015,Politics,UK news,David Cameron,Ed Miliband,Labour,Nick Clegg,UK Independence party (Ukip),Conservatives,Nigel Farage,Liberal Democrats<p>Conservatives head towards overall majority in UK general election as swings to Labour fail to materialise and Lib Dems face huge losses<p>David …

Elections

Democracy v Psychology: why people keep electing idiots | Dean Burnett

Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA<p>Politicians always try to appear confident, like Prime Minister David Cameron, pictured here confidently exaggerating the size of his... stimulus …

George W. Bush

A foodie's weekend in Paris

Paris is foodie heaven, a showcase <i>par excellence</i> of French cuisine. But it's not all about dining in Michelin-starred haute cuisine temples and edgy bistros with rising chefs at the helm. Gourmet Paris is as much about gorging on goods at open-air food markets, crunchy fresh baguettes from the …

Впечатления от моего первого пресс-тура: студия GOG и CD Projekt RED | Канобу

На прошлой неделе я слетал в Варшаву на свой первый пресс-тур, из которого привез вам интервью со сценаристом «Ведьмака 3» и радостную новость о запуске GOG в России с региональными ценами. Помимо этого я привез впечатления от поездки и ворох фотографий.<p>Никто из журналистов в пресс-туре не опоздал …

Palm Sunday celebrated worldwide – in pictures

Feast marks the triumphant entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem and ushers in Holy Week ceremonies among Christians across the globe

12 Street Artists From Brooklyn Celebrate The DIY Culture Of Berlin

A new street art exhibition in Germany, aptly titled "Persons of Interest," is celebrating the spirit of two iconic art cities: Brooklyn and Berlin.<p>Both towns are known not just for their graffiti and street art, but for their greater DIY culture, marked by an influx of resident artists, musicians …

Streetwear

Cara and Kendall Hit the Bar at Chanel, and More Things We Loved at Paris Fashion Week

Today will go down in fashion history as<i>Zoolander</i> takeover day, but the epic stunt wasn't the only thing that caught our eye. What with the brasserie-cum-runway at Chanel, where models like <b>Cara Delevingne</b> nibbled on olives and sipped on freshly pressed grapefruit juice, the morning was off to a …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

Welcome to Ukraine, the most corrupt nation in Europe

Ukraine’s National Cancer Institute occupies three smoke-grey, six‑storey blocks in a residential district on the edge of Kiev. The external walls are tiled, with occasional scars where the bricks peep through. When Soviet workmen completed the facade, they built the date – “1968” – into it. Since …

How long can we stay awake?

We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy.<p>People start to hallucinate and go a bit crazy<p>It’s surprising how we spend our lives. Reach your 78th birthday and according to some …

Friendship FOMO: Taylor Swift and Karlie Kloss’s Instagram Love Affair

<b>Taylor Swift</b> and <b>Karlie Kloss</b> have been inseparable ever since they first met backstage at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2013. “We were just like, ‘You. My friend. Now,’ ” says Swift of the encounter. The two, who could easily be each other’s doppelgängers, have gone on to forge one of the …

Fourteen weird and wonderful family hotels

If family holidays are starting to make you yawn then why not put the vroom into your room by booking something more unusual?<p>The big wide world has dreamed up a range of weird and wonderful overnight experiences for all the family; here are 14 of the best.<p>1. Bizarre bedrooms in Propeller Island …

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Кто не слышал родительских историй о том, как они переделывали Levi's 501, ушивая и укорачивая их «под себя»? Да и многие из нас, признаться, тоже не …

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

Berlin's flourishing world of art

Since the collapse of the Wall in 1989, Berlin has become a hotshot in the art world, boasting a flourishing gallery scene, its own annual art fair and the Biennale exhibit of cutting-edge works. Creative synergies, a free-spirited climate and cheap rents have turned the German capital into a major …

The truth about evil

Our leaders talk a great deal about vanquishing the forces of evil. But their rhetoric reveals a failure to accept that cruelty and conflict are basic human traits<p>When Barack Obama vows to destroy Isis’s “brand of evil” and David Cameron declares that Isis is an “evil organisation” that must be …

The western model is broken

The west has lost the power to shape the world in its own image – as recent events, from Ukraine to Iraq, make all too clear. So why does it still preach the pernicious myth that every society must evolve along western lines?<p>“So far, the 21st century has been a rotten one for the western model,” …