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Israel Is Building an Anti-ISIS Fence Along the Border With Jordan

Originally posted on TIME:Israel has taken one more step to walling itself off from its neighbors. The border with Jordan is the last Israeli frontier that is totally open to a neighboring country; the borders with Egypt, Syria and Lebanon are all fe...

14 Most Dangerous Summer Foods

Originally posted on TIME:Who doesn’t love picnics and barbecues? Thing is, if you don’t practice safe food preparation, outdoor eating can also set the stage for foodborne illness. Every year approximately 1 in 6 Americans gets sick, and...

My Mother Died 12 Hours After Being Diagnosed With Cancer

Originally posted on TIME:There is a scar that runs the entire length of my left arm, wide and treacherous at the elbow, then narrows to a thin white line as it cuts across my palm. I was eight and running on the way to a baseball game with my father...

Putin Wishes Obama a Happy Independence Day

Originally posted on TIME:Russian President Vladimir Putin has emphasized the importance of U.S.-Russian relations in a congratulatory July 4 message to President Barack Obama Saturday. “In his message of congratulations, the Russian President...

The Top 5 Myths About the Fourth of July

Originally posted on TIME:History News Network This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. A version of the article below was originally published at HNN. #1 Independence Was...

Everything to Know About Greece’s Economic Crisis

Originally posted on TIME:Q. How did we get here? A. Long story. Greece’s economy was never strong enough to share a currency with Germany’s, but both sides pretended it was, as it satisfied Greek pride and Germany’s ambitions (suffused with wa...

Rand Paul: Government Should Get Out of the Marriage Business Altogether

Originally posted on TIME:While I disagree with Supreme Court’s redefinition of marriage, I believe that all Americans have the right to contract. The Constitution is silent on the question of marriage because marriage has always been a local i...

Here’s Where Same-Sex Marriages Are Still Being Blocked in the U.S.

Originally posted on TIME:The U.S. Supreme Court struck down prohibitions on same-sex marriage in all 50 states on Friday, in a ruling embraced as a historic moment for LGBT rights. But now the ruling has to be implemented — and many counties in So...

This Is the Best Job in America

Originally posted on TIME:If you have a particular interest, odds are there’s a job in America that aligns perfectly with it. Got a knack for public speaking? Become a broadcast journalist. Love spending hours on the open road? Why not drive a truc...

Bobby Jindal Announced His Presidential Run With a Hidden Video

Originally posted on TIME:Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced his presidential campaign Wednesday with an unusually personal touch: a hidden video in which he and his wife tell their kids about the campaign. In the nearly two-minute video filmed fr...

How to Track Down Anyone’s Email Address Using Your Gmail

Originally posted on TIME:Most of us associate networking with industry events, shaking hands with a friend of a friend of a former co-worker, and grabbing coffee with someone you’d like to get to know better. But it’s 2015, and building a relati...

See What Diseases You’re at Risk For Based on Your Birth Month

Originally posted on TIME:“Whenever I present our work, I have to allow for laugh time,” says Nicholas Tatonetti, a scientist at Columbia University Medical Center. Not a common practice for a serious academic researcher, but then again, Tatonett...

Top Experts Always Recommend These 4 Books

Originally posted on TIME:So far I’ve done interviews with 22 experts on various fields from happiness, to expertise, to influence and irrationality. I’ve asked most of them which books they highly recommend. Which ones got mentioned most often?

Charleston Shooting Victim’s Son Says Love Is Stronger Than Hate

Originally posted on TIME:The teenage son of Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, one of the nine people killed in a shooting at a historically black church in Charleston, S.C. Wednesday night, spoke Thursday about the loss of his mother. This man lost his mo...

Sunanda Pushkar death mystery

NewsX Editor Shri Kartikeya Sharma disclosed some important documents pertaining to Sunanda Pushkar Death Mystery. As per the report she died due to poisoning. Sunanda Pushkar alleged that:   “People trying to bring down MP using paki journo w...
by Krishidesh on Oct 9, 2014

7 million died because of Air pollution: WHO

In a recent data released by WHO on 25th march 2014 claimed that in 2012 total of 7 million people died (1 in 8 persons who died) because of air pollution. If we can curb air pollution we can save million lives suggested by World health organization.

Badminton: Viktor Axelsen and Wang Yihan Share Swiss Open 2014

Author: Dr. Abdul Ruff Edited by Divas __________________________ Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen fought back from two match points down in the Men’s Singles against China’s Tian Houwei, and in doing so, celebrated the biggest success of his young car...

Lessons for Civilizations from Nomadic Rautes

Rautes interacting with Civilization Guys,The Rautes are a nomadic tribe who live around the forest area in Western Nepal. I found an interesting video report on them: http://youtu.be/dCkFG6iRfzU A villager asks a Raute: You people live a nomadic lif...

Lessons for Civilizations from Nomadic Rautes

Rautes interacting with Civilization Guys,The Rautes are a nomadic tribe who live around the forest area in Western Nepal. I found an interesting video report on them: http://youtu.be/dCkFG6iRfzU A villager asks a Raute: You people live a nomadic lif...

Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei Wins All England 2014 Badminton Title

Lee Chong Wei, of Malaysia, celebrates victory. “This may be my last All England so I’m very happy. Chen Long is a good player and I needed to play my best to beat him,” said the world No. 1 Lee, admitting it was a tough match which sapped...


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