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The Gateway to ISIS's Caliphate

19 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Only a small border gate manned by Turkish gendarmerie separates NATO country from Jihadistan—and locals are sick of ISIS’s two-way traffic through it.

Who Killed Amy Winehouse?

19 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

The new documentary ‘Amy’ points fingers at several people close to the soul singer as culprits in her death. We ask director Asif Kapadia: Who is really to blame?

Are Seahorses the Secret to Robots?

19 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

With unique square-shaped tails, seahorses can bend and twist while still maintaining a resistance to crushing. How their anatomy may be a game changer for robotic engineers.

The ‘War of the Worlds’ Panic Is a Myth

19 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Orson Welles scared very few people with his 1938 radio version of H.G. Wells’s novel about an alien invasion. The lingering question is, why do we want to believe he did?

Are We Negotiating With Iran or Persia?

19 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

The country isn’t divided between ethnicities or religions like the rest of the Middle East but by a bipolar identity.

How the Greeks ‘Ate’ Their Way to Ruin

19 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

One scenario paints a Greece of bread lines and children fainting from hunger. Another serves up an unflattering portrait of a country of duplicitous, lazy tax cheats. Choose both.

Ex-Black Panther Head Slams Documentary

19 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Elaine Brown, who led the Black Panther Party from 1974-1977 and ran for president in 2008, dismantles the documentary ‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution.’

Are Prince Harry’s Fun Times Over?

19 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Harry is in Namibia for three months, working as a wildlife ranger. It’s valuable work, but for how long can his seemingly charmed, globetrotting life continue?

The Truth About Cuba’s HIV Breakthrough

19 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Cuba’s “eradication” of mother-to-infant HIV is hopeful but not groundbreaking. The risk for infants there was extremely low—and now, at 2 percent, it’s not entirely gone.

How to (Almost) Ruin a Great Library

19 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Public libraries have lately shifted their mission from culture to social services. The NY Public Library’s main branch was almost a casualty of this trend.

Japanese Are Sketching for Better Sex

19 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

In Japan, male virgins are using live drawing classes featuring naked models to get used to female bodies, and conquer their own fears and hang-ups around sex.

The Death of the Diaphragm

19 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Birth control pills and condoms have long superseded the diaphragm as women’s first choices of birth control. Could its popularity ever be revived?

Georgian Zoo Animals Gone Wild

19 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

The Tiblisi government blames everyone for floods and escaped killer tigers except the real culprit—itself.

Banning Fireworks to Stop Wildfires

19 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Some cities and counties are issuing emergency bans to stop potential disasters in very dry places.

Bobbi Kristina BFF Calls Ex ‘Pure Evil’

Alex Reid, the best friend of Bobbi Kristina Brown, claims that her ex Nick Gordon used to beat her severely, and that she just wanted to be loved.

Inside Rihanna’s Insane ‘BBHMM’ Video

Last year, Rihanna won a multimillion-dollar settlement from her shady accountant. Last night, she exacted revenge on a fictional accountant by kidnapping his wife in a music video.

‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Is Back!

Rudd. Poehler. BCoop. On July 31, Netflix will release all eight episodes of its miniseries ‘Wet Hot American Summer.’ Check out the trailer and all the info on the upcoming show.

Are School Shootings Contagious?

A new study from Arizona State University found that mass and school shootings increase the incidence of similar events within 13 days. Why our post-massacre fears may be warranted.

Mocked Senator Fires Back At Hillary

Hillary Clinton frequently touts her ability to work across the aisle on the campaign trail but an email exchange from her time at the State Department reveals a different side of Clinton - the mean girl side.

Harvard Professor Who Bombed the Capitol

On July 2, 1915, a German sympathizer sought to make America pay for supporting the allies against the Kaiser with a spree of terror.

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