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Beyond Bombs and Bullets: A Comprehensive Approach Needed to Defeat ISIS

Many articles with similar ideas have been written about the current situation with ISIS and what will happen to the terrorist organization in the future. Most of these articles, however, ask incomplete or incorrect questions, which leads to inaccurate assessments of the safety of

Famed Istanbul modern art museum enters new era

It’s a busy afternoon at Istanbul Modern, Turkey’s premier modern art museum, and the gallery is packed with visitors taking selfies or discussing the artworks in hushed tones. Some pause in front of a massive canvas by celebrated German artist Anselm Kiefer, while others

Mysterious Denisovans interbred with modern humans more than once

Neanderthals, Denisovans and our ancestors were mixing and mingling a long time ago — and some of our genetics can be traced back to these archaic humans. In Asians, as much as 3% of an individual’s DNA may be Neanderthal. For Europeans, it’s as

The time is now to incorporate Scandinavian style into decor

As homeowners look for ways to refresh their spaces, Scandinavian style has become ever more prominent and popular among designers and interior decor experts. The clean, modern, minimalist aesthetic shows up in interiors and exteriors, from streamlined furniture to low-maintenance landscaping. Here’s how to

See the Modern Family Cast Offer Messages of Support to Parkland Shooting Survivors

The cast of Modern Family is saying #NeverAgain to gun violence in America. In an exclusive PSA for Everytown for Gun Safety, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Nolan Gould, Sarah Hyland, Ed O’Neill, Sofia Vergara and Ariel Wintercome together to stand with the survivors of the Feb. 14 shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. “We

Oracles and models: ancient and modern ways of telling the future

When something unexpected happens to us we still tend to ask “why me?” – and it’s difficult to know where to look for an answer. While scientific analysis can provide us with better general comprehension of how the world works, it doesn’t always help

Margaret Atwood: modern men need ‘etiquette books on how to behave’

Margaret Atwood has suggested that men need etiquette books to help them understand what may be expected of them “in the behaviour department”. Speaking to the BBC, the author of The Handmaid’s Tale was asked about her views on the #MeToo movement – having previously

‘Modern Family’s’ Julie Bowen reportedly splits from husband

Julie Bowen and her husband Scott Phillips have reportedly called it quits. People reports that the “Modern Family” star and her real estate investor husband decided to end their marriage after 13 years. A rep for Bowen did not immediately return Fox News’ request for

A modern land run? Trump move opens Utah to mining claims under 1872 law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw federal protections from millions of acres of Utah wilderness will reopen much of the iconic terrain to gold, silver, copper, and uranium land claims under a Wild West-era mining law, according to federal officials.

From mother’s ruin to modern tipple: how the UK rediscovered gin

Gin parties, gin menus, ginvent calendars and even a Ginstitute hotel: the UK’s renewed passion for all things gin is fast creating a whole new industry. There are 315 distilleries in Britain – more than double the number operating five years ago. According to