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  • What is the Persian New Year, 'Nowruz'?
    Nowruz 2018-03-21 08:30:24 UTC
    Nowruz is the name of the Iranian New Year in Iranian calendars and the corresponding traditional celebrations. Nowruz is also widely referred to as the "Persian New Year". Nowruz is celebrated and observed by Iranian peoples and the related cu...
  • US First Lady Celebrates Nowruz with Iranian Americans
    White_house-nowruz 2015-03-12 04:49:20 UTC
    "Hello everyone! Nowruzetan Mobarak - Happy New Year! -" First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed several members of America’s Iranian community a celebration of the Persian New Year, Nowruz, at the White House. <h3>Celebrate the amazing Culture</h3...
  • A fascinating story of the return of the wolf to Germany
    A_fascinating_story_of_the_return_of_the_wolf_to_germany 2015-03-11 07:19:32 UTC
    Berlin — New sightings confirm that wolves are making a rapid comeback across Europe. But the most surprising success story is in Germany, which lacks the infrastructure for wildlife protection despite its strong tradition of environmentalism. ...
  • Parents who praise children too much may encourage narcissism
    Princess 2015-03-10 08:20:13 UTC
    Children who are told they are special by their parents are more likely to become narcissists, according to a study that aimed to uncover the origins of extreme selfishness. The research in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a...
  • Kendrick Lamar announces new album [Untitled], due March 23
    Kendrick_lamar 2015-03-09 17:42:38 UTC
    1. The link takes me to iTunes, but I don’t have iTunes on my computer. 2. I go on an Macbook, find the tweet again, click the link, and it says that it’s not available in the US. 3. I make a joke to my friend about it on gchat. He replies w...
  • Lightning in a Bottle goes large for 10th anniversary festival
    Lib 2015-03-09 17:20:02 UTC
    Do LaB is aiming to out-do themselves again with the 10th anniversary of Lightning in a Bottle, setting up camp in California this Memorial Day Weekend, from May 21-25. The lineup is sure to please hippies and hipsters alike, with headliners such ...
  • Red Bull Music Academy NY 2015 presents PC Music, GHE20G0TH1K, Merzbow, Islam Chipsy & EEK, Tri Angle, and more
    Fka-twigs-brit-awards-nominations-2015 2015-03-09 17:12:05 UTC
    Red Bull Music Academy is coming back to New York, and it means “business.” For the entire month of May, RBMA will put on an incredible series of performances, club nights, lectures, and workshops. In addition to a performance by FKA Twigs and con...
  • Dark matter's mysteries : Analyzing billions of cosmic rays
    Gg 2015-03-09 16:56:48 UTC
    In the near vacuum of outer space, each rare morsel of matter tells a story. A speedy proton may have been propelled by the shock wave of an exploding star. A stray electron may have teetered on the precipice of a black hole, only to be flung away...
  • Two Clusters of stars found on the edge of Milky Way
    Milky-way 2015-03-09 16:44:02 UTC
    Two clusters of stars have been found in a cloud hovering on the outskirts of the galaxy. Thousands of light-years from the spiral arms of the Milky Way, the clusters are the most distant ever observed in the galaxy, scientists report online Febru...
  • Bob Dylan's MusiCares Person of Year speech
    Dsc_0487 2015-02-08 17:46:57 UTC
    When Bob Dylan took the stage on Friday night at the Los Angeles Convention Center, where he was honored as MusiCares Person of the Year at its annual dinner, the iconic singer/songwriter's "thank you" speech was a lengthy 40 minute-long message, ...
  • Just be happy: Old Man Throws Down Crutches to dance
    Old_man_throws_down_crutches_to_dance-diaalnews.com 2014-07-22 06:18:32 UTC
    If you think all the fun ends once you get to a certain age, you're wrong. An old man with crutches has proven through an awesome video (seriously, it's amazing) that age is nothing but a number, and if you want to express yourself with a dance b...
  • JK Rowling: Crime thriller will run longer than Harry Potter
    Jk_rowling-_crime_thriller 2014-07-22 06:19:26 UTC
    JK Rowling has said she plans to pen many more crime thrillers, and to create a series that will run for even longer than her seven hugely successful Harry Potter books, which over a decade have proved to be one of the bestselling book series in h...
  • Why is Rumi the best-selling poet in the US?
    Why_is_rumi_the_best-selling_poet_in_the_us 2014-07-19 16:29:37 UTC
    <strong>This 807-year-old Persian mystic and dervish has a massive following in the US and around the world. Jane Ciabattari explains his enduring influence.</strong> The ecstatic poems of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, a Persian poet and Sufi mas...
  • Tips are not optional, they are how waiters get paid in America
    Apple_to_launch_'call_watches'_without_needing_an_iphone 2014-07-09 06:34:25 UTC
    I was a waitress at Applebee's restaurant in Saint Louis. I was fired Wednesday for posting a picture on Reddit.com of a note a customer left on a bill. I posted it on the web as a light-hearted joke. This didn't even happen at my table. The no...
  • Bacteria in our guts can influence the working of the mind
    The_bacteria 2014-06-18 06:20:59 UTC
    The bacteria in our guts can influence the working of the mind, says Frank Swain. So could they be upgraded to enhance brainpower? I have some startling news: you are not human. At least, by some counts. While you are indeed made up of billions...
  • Mexico 1 Cameroon 0: World Cup 2014 – live!
    Oribe_peralta_scores_the_opening_goal_past_charles_itandje 2014-06-18 05:02:52 UTC
    <a href="http://diaalnews.com/news/15431"><h3>>> All the results as they happen</h3></a> <h3>Full time: Mexico 1-0 Cameroon</h3>Well, it was hardly a classic, but there was a fair bit of spice, some truly appalling refereeing decisions and l...
  • Brazil 3-1 Croatia
    Croatia's_midfielder_ivan_perisic_celebrates_the_own_goal_that_was_knocked_in_by_brazilian_defender_marcelo 2014-06-18 05:01:32 UTC
    <a href="http://diaalnews.com/news/15431"><h3>>> All the results as they happen</h3></a> The opening match of the 2014 World Cup got underway on Thursday when three children released doves at the center of the Corinthians Arena pitch in Sao ...
  • Ageing: The girls who never grow older
    Diaalnews.com-ageing-_the_girls_who_never_grow_older 2014-07-28 07:12:56 UTC
    A handful of girls seem to defy one of the biggest certainties in life: ageing. Virginia Hughes reports on the families wrestling with a condition they can’t explain, and the scientist who believes that these children could hold the key to immorta...
  • Actress Leila Hatami’s Cannes kiss sparks outrage in Iran
    Leila_hatami-diaalnews.com 2014-05-20 05:10:35 UTC
    <h3>Iranian actress Leila Hatami outraged authorities in her home country on Sunday after a photograph emerged of her kissing the director of the Cannes Film Festival, Gilles Jacob, on the cheek.</h3>Hatami, who rose to international fame in 2011 ...
  • Rape victims should not have to suffer in silence
    Jessica_valenti-diaalnews.com 2014-05-16 20:33:55 UTC
    <h3>Rape victims shouldn't have to suffer in silence and keep their rapists' secrets</h3>Less than a month after students at New York's Columbia University filed a complaint with the federal government alleging the school mishandled sexual assault...
  • Baby survived 11-storey fall from an apartment balcony
    Baby-11-storey_fall-diaalnews.com 2014-05-14 16:33:50 UTC
    <h3>A baby in the US state of Minnesota has survived an 11- storey fall from an apartment balcony, local media report.</h3>Musa Dayib, one, has two arm fractures and is breathing with the help of a ventilator but is expected to live, after slippin...
  • Call To Action: 'Arrogance' of ignoring need for sleep
    Ignoring_the_importance_of_sleep-diaalnews.com 2014-05-16 20:26:48 UTC
    Scientists from Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Manchester and Surrey universities warn cutting sleep is leading to "serious health problems". They say people and governments need to take the problem seriously. Cancer, heart disease, type-2 diab...
  • Topless Pulp Fiction Appreciation Society takes off
    Diaalnews.com-topless_society_in_central_park__new_york 2014-05-09 04:21:52 UTC
    New York book club inspired by 'good books and sunny days and enjoying both as nearly in the altogether as the law allows' Posted by Alison Flood, a writer on guardian.co.uk/books and former news editor of The Bookseller: I am not a member o...
  • Monica Lewinsky returns to 'burn the beret and bury the blue dress'
    Monica_lewinsky-diaalnews.com 2014-05-07 02:54:56 UTC
    Nearly two decades after her name became synonymous with scandal, impeachment and one infamous blue dress, Monica Lewinsky is writing publicly about her affair with President Bill Clinton for the first time. “It’s time to burn the beret and bur...
  • A skirmish between Apple and a French publisher
    La_femme_b%c3%a9n%c3%a9dicte_martin-diaalnews.com 2014-05-09 10:37:04 UTC
    I wonder how many fewer copies French author Bénédicte Martin's book La femme would have sold had her publishers opted for a subtler, more abstract cover design. The image they chose to illustrate her disquisition of "Woman 2013" is a striking chi...