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Is Abbott spreading Australia too thin?

Two months ago, as Prime Minister Abbott's globalist reflexes were becoming increasingly apparent, I offered a perspective from Washington that the US should welcome a more prominent role for Australia on the world stage. I argued that...Show More Summary

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

Hello! Here's what you need to know for Wednesday. 1. After using tear gas to unsuccessfully break up pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, the Chinese government has adopted a new wait-and-see tactic, with hopes that, in time,Show More Summary

Adam Sandler Inks Exclusive Four-Film Deal With Netflix

A few days after announcing their unusual plan to release the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon sequel the same day it premieres in select IMAX theaters, Netflix is shaking things up in the film world yet again: On Thuesday, the streaming video service announced that they have inked a deal with... More »

#WhySheStayed and the American Muslim Community

This post was written by Laila Alawa (@lulainlife). A few weeks ago, the online world blew up in response to the allegations – and later, leaked video – of an American football player, Ray Rice, beating his then-fiancée into unconsciousness. Within the online Muslim American community, the topic was hotly discussed and debated. Nuances were examined, resources [Read More...]

Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock, the first woman to fly solo around the world, dies at 88

Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock, the first woman to fly solo around the world, died Tuesday of natural causes at her home in Quincy, Florida. She was 88. Geraldine Mock, first woman to fly solo around the world, dies at 88 More Summary

Coral reef winners and losers as water temperatures rise

Contrary to the popular research-based assumption that the world's coral reefs are doomed, a new longitudinal study paints a brighter picture of how corals may fare in the future. A subset of present coral fauna will likely populate oceans as water temperatures continue to rise, researchers have reported.

Genetic secrets of the monarch butterfly revealed

Sequencing the genomes of monarch butterflies from around the world, a team of scientists has made surprising new insights into the monarch's genetics. They identified a single gene that appears central to migration -- a behavior generally regarded as complex -- and another that controls pigmentation. The researchers also shed light on the evolutionary origins of the monarch.

Harry Potter Collector Breaks the World Record

A Professor in Mexico Is Harry Potter Mad Film harry potter Menahem Asher Silva Vargas

What's On Tonight: Vampires, and their feelings, return to The CW

Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Thursday, October 1. All times are Eastern. Top pick The Vampire Diaries (The CW, 8 p.m.): Vampires! They keep diaries. That is what we’ve learned from five full seasons of the The Vampire Diaries, and by the way, that is like, totally inaccurate. Show More Summary

Five Ways to Stop the World’s Wildlife Vanishing

New report shows a catastrophic loss of diversity as human populations grow. It’s time for action and the UK could lead the way. The post Five Ways to Stop the World’s Wildlife Vanishing appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Hal Steinbrenner Apologizes for Yanks’ Year

1 hour agoSports / Baseball : Bats

With the Yankees missing the playoffs for a second consecutive season, Hal Steinbrenner, the team’s managing general partner, borrowed his father’s tactic from the aftermath of the 1981 World Series and apologized to fans.

UK Joins U.S. Bombing, Courting Danger

On September 26th, the English Parliament voted to join the U.S.-led bombing of ISIL, at least in Iraq. The news was received with relief by most in the Anglosphere world

Can’t Make it to Giza? Explore the Pyramids With Google Street View

In the past few years, Google Street View has hopped off the main roads, giving everyone at home a closer look at some of the greatest sights on Earth, from holy sites in Jerusalem to universities all over the world to the ocean’s depths. Show More Summary

The Mysterious Valley of the Headless Corpses

Canada is a land full of vast natural beauty and thriving, unspoiled wilderness. Much of the wild landscape here is a world full of natural wonders that has managed to remain pristine and nearly untouched by human beings, with mountains, valleys, forests, whole swaths of land that...

MLB postseason: Playoff results and schedules through the World Series

2 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

And then there were eight. Baseball completed its one-game wild-card series on Wednesday, albeit with none of the drama that accompanied Tuesday’s classic contest. That initial game of the MLB postseason went 12 crazy innings, as the Royals staged a number of improbable comebacks to oust the A’s. San Francisco’s Madison Bumgarner ensured that the […]

Lessons from French Morocco: “Fanaticism Anxiety” about Muslims has been with us since the Colonial Era

By Edmund Burke III Today we hear a great deal about the question of what went wrong in Middle Eastern societies. For an historian of the early twentieth century world, it’s déjà…

Madison Bumgarner Pitches Gem As Giants Advance In Playoffs

2 hours agoSports : Deadspin

En route to winning the 2010 World Series, San Francisco Giants play-by-play announcer Duane Kuiper coined a slogan to describe the team's penchant for winning tight games: "Giants Baseball...Torture." In 2012 they went down 0–2 in the NLDS and 1–3 in the NLCS before beating Detroit to win their second World Series in three years. Show More Summary

Obamacare May Hold the Key to Saving the U.S. from Ebola

The 43.3 million uninsured Americans are the country’s greatest vulnerability when it comes to stopping the world’s scariest virus.

Netflix Signs Adam Sandler to Exclusive Four Film Deal

Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network, will be the exclusive home of four feature films starring and produced by comic icon Adam Sandler, whose movies have delighted hundreds of millions of fans all over the world.

Fluent Home: Home automation combines with solar energy for safer, more efficient homes

Fluent Home has begun a partnership with Sunrun, one of the nation’s top solar energy providers. This partnership will bring the best of the home security and solar energy worlds together under one roof for California residents. Graham Wood, President of Fluent Home, explains the motivation for expanding into the solar market: “We’ve seen incredible Continue reading ?

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