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On July 23, 1944, Soviet troops found 800,000 pairs of shoes

This was the day that the world finally realised that the horror of the extermination…
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When will the rivers of hatred run dry?

Can Barack Obama earn his Nobel Peace Prize retrospectively by bringing peace to Israel?
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The muddled iconography of women bishops

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The desperate dream of the Islamic Caliphate

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Some passwords are actually worse than just using “password”

Prepare to spend hours coming up with a password that protects critical data.
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Here’s a sticky IVF situation

IVF after one of the parents has passed away - how do you feel about that?
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The internet does not improve information flow just by existing

Any more than a cure for a disease works if no one applies it.
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Mothers in shackles

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