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Poll:Are Women Really Bad Drivers?

Ah, the age old debate, as old as time itself. We’ve always been complaining, or hinting, at ‘female drivers’. On the road, highway and at parking lots.

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'Jihadi John' Won't Have The Same Impact Unmasked

LONDON: As "Jihadi John," he was a terrifying figure, his identity concealed by a black mask, his threatening tone backed up by his oversize, serrated knife and his willingness to use it in the name of Islamic State and its self-declared caliphate.

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The Rise Of Gen Z Jihadi Brides - A Love Sacrifice Or An Escape From Reality?

In their grant for a place in heaven, teenage girls have been exchanging their lives for a living hell in Syria and Iraq.

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Scientists Are Wrong All The Time, And That’s Fantastic

 On February 28, 1998, the eminent medical journal The Lancet published an observational study of 12 children: Ileal-lymphoid-nodular hyperplasia, non-specific colitis, and pervasive development disorder in children.

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One Reason For Netflix's Success -- It Treats Employees Like Grownups

A slide from Netflix's Culture Deck. Photo: NetflixIf you’re one of the many Americans toiling away at a huge corporation, here are some things you’re probably familiar with: tracking vacation days, getting expenses approved and sitting through yearly performance reviews.

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Pristine And Powerful, Antarctica Is Alive ― And Enlivening

BROWN BLUFF, Antarctica ― Go ahead. Tell people you’re traveling to Antarctica and wait for the responses: “Wait, what? Did you say Antarctica?”

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Where Do You Keep Your Handphone While You Sleep?

An overwhelming 70% of respondents to a Time/Qualcomm survey answered 'In the bedroom, within reach'. The study shows that the younger you are, the higher the probability that you will keep your phone within reach when you sleep. And that is bad news, as a slew of recent studies show that smartphones can disrupt sleep patterns.

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Malaysians And Their Maids: A Mutual But Unequal Relationship

EARLIER this month, when Indonesian president Joko Widodo (Jokowi) announced that his country intends to stop sending its women workforce to work as maids overseas, it sent a ripple of consternation across Malaysian households who have taken cheap and plentiful foreign domestic help for granted for decades.

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Hey, What About Men's Rights?

I asked my girlfriend: “What do you think of a Ministry for Men?”

She stared at me. “Are you serious? You’re joking, right?” I kept silent. And that’s when she broke into laughter. “What a joke! You mean YOU need a Ministry of Men.”

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The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo 2 Probably Isn't Happening

 When The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo hit back in 2011, it seemed a foregone conclusion that David Fincher’s adaptation of the Swedish novel and film trilogy would get right to work on a second chapter. That, however, has yet to happen due to a number of reasons; notably, its somewhat disappointing box-office performance.

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