In a first, Ford to import Focus small car from China

In a first, Ford to import Focus small car from China

Ford Motor Co. will export vehicles from China to the U.S. for the first time starting in 2019. Ford said Tuesday it plans to move production of its Ford Focus small car from the U.S. to China, where it already makes the Focus for Chinese buyers. Sales of small cars have dropped sharply…

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What can you learn from ancient skeletons?

What can you learn from ancient skeletons?

Ancient skeletons can tell us a great deal about the past, including the age, gender and even the social status of its former owner. But how can we know all of these details simply by examining some old, soil-caked bones? Farnaz Khatibi examines a fascinating branch of science known as biological anthropology.

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Russian Orthodox Priest Claims Growing A Beard Protects You From Turning Gay

Russian Orthodox Priest Claims Growing A Beard Protects You From Turning Gay

A leader in the Russian Orthodox Church is urging men to keep their beards to “protect themselves from homosexuality.” Metropolitan Kornily, primate of the Russian Orthodox Old Believer Church (RPSC), claims that shaving is more likely to make a man become “corrupted” by same-sex attraction.

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There Is No Better Place to Write than the Library

There Is No Better Place to Write than the Library

Hemingway wrote in cafes, nursing a marc, and later at a stand-up desk surrounded by polydactyl cats. Melville used an upstairs study in Pittsfield with a view of Mt. Greylock, which in winter looks very much like a white whale. Virginia Woolf had a room of her own and Edith Wharton was said to write in bed. Few things are as treasured by writers as privacy, that place where you can tune out the world and live in the alternate one on your page. Joseph Kanon found it in one of the most public places imaginable, crowded with tour groups and class visits, a must stop in the guide books.

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