Creative Commons

Cobbled Streets & Covered Passageways: About Paris' 2nd Arrondissement

Located near the very center of the French capital, the 2nd arrondissement of Paris harbors noteworthy attractions many tourists never see, including …

Paris

British MPs sponsor motion on Israel’s military detention of Palestinian children

Half a dozen British parliamentarians have launched a parliamentary Early Day Motion (EDM) condemning the military detention of Palestinian children …

Palestine

BUDGET 2017 KEY HIGHLIGHTS

<i>By Chandralekha Mukerji | @chandralekhaa</i><p>Source: Creative Commons<p>In his second Budget, Philip Hammond has made quite a few big changes especially for …

UK Universities

A Deep-Dream Virtual Reality Platform for Studying Altered Perceptual Phenomenology

Article |<p>Open<p>Keisuke Suzuki,<br>• Warrick Roseboom,<br>• David J. Schwartzman &<br>• Anil K. Seth ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-1421-6051<p><i>Scientific Reports</i> <b>7</b>, Article …

Consciousness

Open education: How students save money by creating open textbooks

Most people consider a college education the key to future success, but for many students, the cost is insurmountable. The growing open educational …

Education

Inappropriate Management of Asymptomatic Patients With Positive Urine Cultures: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis | Open Forum Infectious Diseases

Background<p>Mismanagement of asymptomatic patients with positive urine cultures (referred to as asymptomatic bacteriuria [ASB] in the literature) …

Research

Episode 47 - Happy Families

Episode 47 - Happy Families<p>Scott Monty 6:45 AM 0<p>"to mar the contentment of their family life" [VALL]<p>Family. For many, it's a part of the holiday …

Sherlock Holmes

What Free Means: Free Photo Licenses Explained

No matter if you write blog posts about your everyday struggles with life or mobile pokies reviews covering the latest releases, you simply have to …

Graphics

Universal Credit is failing women and ethnic minorities

Universal Credit is failing those who are only just about managing, with women and black and minority ethnic (BME) households hit hardest of all, …

Race & Ethnicity

EPA chief Scott Pruitt: 'environmentalism' is use rather than preservation

EPA head Scott Pruitt will likely go down as one of the most controversial agency chiefs in that agency's history of almost 50 years.<p>The former …

Climate

Smbataberd

Illustration<p>by James Blake Wiener<br>published on 21 November 2017<p>With entrances from the north, northeast, and northwest, Smbataberd Fortress, in what …

Ancient History

Don't Just Complain, Blame, or Worry. Do Something: How You Can Take Action for a Sustainable Planet | Conservancy Talk

<i>On November 21, 2017, President and CEO Mark Tercek gave the keynote speech at Lake Erie College’s annual Founders Day event in Painesville, Ohio.</i> …

Climate

Daily 2 Cents: Flash of Light / Recurring Puncture Wounds -- Gray Barker's 'Bat-Men' -- Over 2000+ Serial Killers in the US?

<b>Flash of Light / Recurring Puncture Wounds</b><p><b>Cambridge, Ontario, Canada - 2002-07-12:</b> While working as a utility technician early one morning, I was …

UFOs

BREAKING: Let doctors treat the sick on Manus Island, say Australians of the Year

<i>Australians of the Year (left to right) Rosie Batty, Ita Buttrose, Simon McKeon, Patrick McGorry, Mick Dodson, Tim Flannery, Fiona Wood, Fiona</i> …

Refugees

A Partisanship Of The Heart: Interior Measures Towards A Re-Visioning Of Capitalism’s Imperium Of Death

According to a nationwide study conducted by the Center For Disease And Prevention (CDC) a greater number of US Americans died (approximately 65,000) …

Liberal View

Budget 2017: OBR downgrades Britain’s GDP forecasts

<i>By Laura Maia</i><p>Pounds. Source: Creative Commons<p>The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has cut the projected growth rate for 2017 from 2% to 1.5%, …

Economy

Queenslanders must ensure end to LNP deforestation and species extinction

<b>Queenslanders have a fantastic opportunity to write a happy ending to the tragic deforestation crisis set in motion by the Newman-Nicholls Government.</b><p>…

Environment

Barnaby Joyce receives Rinehart prize for even worse judgement than Turnbull

<i>Joyce clearly talks the agriculture talk and walks the mining walk as he receives the inaugural Gina Rinehart prize for even worse judgement than</i></b> …

Gina Rinehart

22 Open Thread: Thanksgiving Musings

Welcome back to another installment of the Watercooler, RedState’s daily Open Thread! Today, we’ve got…<p>Musings on Thankfulness<p>I thought since …

Conservative View

What about the borders, Mr. Hammond?

<i>By Mie Olsen</i><p><i>Source: Creative Commons</i><p><b>Autumn Budget 2017: 75 documents, no update on customs</b><p>So far the Treasury has failed to spell out the <b>£800m bill</b> …

Brexit

Qatar starts litigation at WTO against blockade

Qatar took the final step on Wednesday to start litigation at the World Trade Organization in its row with the United Arab Emirates.<p>The UAE was one …

Middle East

What You Need to Know About the Trump FCC's Plan to End Net Neutrality

The details of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to destroy Net Neutrality are out. And they’re even worse than expected. Our lawyers and policy experts …

Net Neutrality

Tom Tate's developer dollar hunt is building an unlivable Gold Coast

<b>A secretive and allegedly corrupt Gold Coast City Council is riding roughshod over citizens and the City Plan in a frenetic drive for developer</b> …

Cities

Climate Crisis and Managed Deindustrialization: Debating Alternatives to Ecological Collapse

On Monday November 13th, climate scientists from the Tyndal center for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia presented their …

Liberal View

Ring in the Holiday Season With These German Christmas Cookies

See the step by step directions with photos here.<p>Beat the egg whites until soft peaks form. Add powdered sugar, 1/2 cup at a time, beating for 1 …

Baking

How the price of Thanksgiving dinner has risen for traditionalists, hipsters, and gluttons

Let’s talk turkey: Thanksgiving isn’t getting any cheaper.<p>Over the past 20 years, the prices of turkey, potatoes, biscuits, pies, and other core Thanksgiving fare have risen steadily in the US. To help quantify this rise, Quartz cooked up the TURKEY Inflation IndexTM (Thanksgiving Underlying Rate …

Thanksgiving

Same-sex marriage 'Yes' vote: High Noon in the Christian religion

<i>'Such is the privilege of the religious conservatives, they feel that disagreement with their beliefs is tantamount to persecution ... Being white,</i> …

Equality

Where Psychotherapy Goes Wrong

Source: Flicker: A Psychologist treating a patient by Jty33, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0In my last post, I discussed something …

Psychology

Buying Silence: Donor Sexual Assault at Nonprofit Organizations

Victims face additional peril when donor dollars are on the line.<p><b>The sexual assault I most remember is the one I least expected.</b><p>I was 29 years old, …

Nonprofits

Asian American Librarians and Library Services: Personal Takeaways

Episode 17<p>Asian American Librarians and Library Services: Diversity in Librarians<p>Air Date: 11/20/2017<p>In the final segment of Choice’s discussion with …

Libraries