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The Astonishing Israeli Concession of 1967

In a triumphant moment, Israel’s flag was hoisted over the newly conquered Temple Mount—then quickly taken down.

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    I’m calling out the loons who make Israel bashing the mother of all virtues

    Calling out those who distort the facts and exaggerate the scale of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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      How to prevent Jewish and Arab terror, from a Shin Bet commander who fought both

      In a rare interview after 30 years in the agency, Avi Arieli reveals much of its workings, shares his doctrine for combating extremism, which relies more on education than defense

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        Devastation and Denial: Cambodia and the Academic Left - Quillette

        Looking out across the yellow-washed angular buildings that clutter the inner city of Phnom Penh in 2016, hindsight fills me with anxiety. Imagining myself here in 1975, I recall the jubilant and cheering crowds in the spring of that year who weren’t pr

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          Deepities and the Politics of Pseudo-Profundity - Quillette

          The word deepity, coined by the philosopher Daniel Dennett, refers to a phrase that seems true and profound but is actually ambiguous and shallow. Not to be confused with lies, clichés, truisms, contradictions, metaphors, or aphorisms, deepities occupy a

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            Camille Paglia on Hugh Hefner's Legacy, Trump's Masculinity and Feminism's Sex Phobia

            The pro-sex feminist, cultural critic and author tells THR why Hef's art of seduction is needed today and how Gloria Steinem is not a role model for young women.

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              Labour Party branch 'voted down motion condemning attack on Pittsburgh synagogue'

              Members reject motion after saying there is too much focus on 'antisemitism this, antisemitism that'

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                Is Trump Just a Stress Test for Democracy, or the Forecast of a Frightening Future?

                Francis Fukuyama, the onetime neocon thinker who famously declared “The End of History,” asks an important question.

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                    The Sleeping Beauty Problem

                    This famous puzzle illuminates a deep controversy over what we mean by "probability," and how to reason when observer selection effects are in play.

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                      This woman's brain knew what having five fingers felt like, even though she herself had never in her life had five fingers

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                        The world's biggest problems and why they're not what first comes to mind

                        We’ve spent much of the last eight years trying to answer a simple question: what are the world’s biggest and most urgent problems?

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                          Steven Pinker: Identity Politics Is 'An Enemy of Reason and Enlightenment Values'

                          Renowned professor of psychology at Harvard and a prolific writer, Steven Pinker is the author of several prize-winning books, including The Language Instinct, How the Mind Works, The Blank Slate, and The Better Angels of Our Nature. This week Pinker rele

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                              Moptwo - Publish Your World

                              Social Media for people who want to organize and share information in a comprehensive and lasting way. Moptwo: publish your world.

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                              You could stop at 5 or 6 stores or just one [COMPILATION]

                              All of the parts put together into a full length compilation. Enjoy!

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                                The Hippopotamus Chair, A Massive Black Chair Shaped Like a Life-Sized Adult Male Hippo

                                Spanish artist Maximo Riera has created the Hippopotamus Chair, a life-sized sculptural replica of an adult male hippopotamus that also happens to be a chair. The piece is part of his Animal Chair ...

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                                  "Shia LaBeouf" Live - Rob Cantor

                                  “SHIA LABEOUF” is a song by Rob Cantor. It tells the true story of an actual cannibal. Learn more here: http://www.robcantor.com Purchase the song on Bandcam...

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                                  Chickens Really Don't Look Like They Used To

                                  Chickens have changed. Today's broiler chickens are several times larger than broiler chickens of past decades -- and a new study by researchers in Canada offers an explanation for why the birds got so big. (Story continues below photos.) The c...

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                                    How to Make Geometric Bubbles with a Cube Made of Cotton Swabs

                                    In the latest video by CrazyRussianHacker, host Taras Kulakov demonstrates how to make intriguing geometric bubbles using a cube made out of cotton swabs. via Viral Viral Videos

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                                      Man Invents Machine To Convert Plastic Into Oil

                                      In an efficient and safe effort to save us from the ill-effects of plastic waste, Akinori Ito has developed a machine which can convert plastic back into oil.