Although Iran receives attention these days for a number of things, including the nuclear deal it reached with the U.S. and other nations, there are other aspects to the nation and its history that have remained elusive. Take, for instance, the history of Africans in Iran. Slavery had existed in the country for hundreds of years, and yet Iranians have not come to terms with their past, if they understand it at all.
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2016 may be the year where men finally realize that skincare and hair products are a worthwhile investment. As reported by The Independent, many popular men’s retailers have reported immense growth in sales in this area, with MR PORTER claiming a 300 percent growth in sales of these products in 2015 alone. Now, the men’s grooming industry is expanding all across the globe, and is estimated to bring in $21 billion in revenue in 2016.
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When water is scarce, why not pull it out of thin air? An industrial designer in Austria is hoping to do just that (well, sort of).
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Chipotle announced it will be closing up shop nationwide for a few hours as part of its attempt to halt its ongoing E. Coli outbreak. But why hasn’t the company been able to stop the outbreak, or even find the source yet? The answer isn’t in the restaurant chain—it’s in the bacteria.
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People say that the job interview question “With all the talented candidates we will meet, why should we hire you?” is just another way of asking “Why do you think you’re a good fit for this job?” but I disagree.
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