An Iraqi officer planned Islamic State’s takeover in Syria and SPIEGEL has been given exclusive access to his papers. They portray an organization that, while seemingly driven by religious fanaticism, is actually coldly calculating.
If you already loved rearranging furniture, this shapeshifting sofa will take your addiction to a whole new level.
Clams are threatened by predators who love seeing them served up on a plate drenched in butter and garlic, nestled in folds of fresh pasta–or splattered on a dock, if you happen to be a seagull. But a much more insidious threat to clams has emerged, in the form of cancer cells floating through the ocean.
When airport security researcher Chris Roberts tweeted about his ability to hack the in-cabin control systems aboard his Boeing 747 flight, he probably wasn’t anticipating the quip would get him detained by the Feds. Only some jokes, the FBI doesn’t find very funny.
For many people, Anna Julia Cooper is remembered as one of the first women in the country to earn a Ph.D. While this is indeed a remarkable accomplishment, it doesn’t nearly capture Cooper’s true impact on history, education and the progression of the Black community.