Why we are drawn to fixing things

Both on Eternally Yours and elsewhere, many of the most interesting artworks featuring renovations refuse to hide the changes and work that went into them. Louise Bourgeois, who was recently the subject of a major retrospective at the Hayward Gallery in London, devoted her last years to twisted fabric figures whose seams are still visible. …

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Al Qaeda needs a new leader after the assassination of Zawahiri. Its bank is thinner than before.

Although the terrorist group does not lack opponents, its ranks are fewer and more geographically dispersed than 10 or 20 years ago. Here’s what we know about who could be the next leader of Al Qaeda. The man many analysts see as Zawahiri’s successor is Saif al-Adel, a former Egyptian commando who is one of …

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The BN Verdict – Oleksandr Usyk proves he is the king of the heavyweight division

Oleksandr Usyk shows his class while Anthony Josbhua shows improvement Oleksandr Usyk of UKRAINE will never give up. Or, more accurately, he’ll do everything he can to make sure he doesn’t. After taking a break from fighting for his country against Russia, he once again outpointed Anthony Joshua in their rematch and once again proved …

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Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant: Russian vehicles spotted inside turbine hall

CNN — New video has emerged online showing Russian military vehicles inside a turbine hall connected to a nuclear reactor at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, where the meltdown has heightened fears of a nuclear disaster. CNN has geolocated and confirmed the authenticity of the video, which began circulating on social media on Thursday. It …

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Gotabaya Rajapaksa: Former Sri Lankan president warns he will return to crisis-hit country next week

Foreign Minister Ali Sabry told CNN late Wednesday that the Sri Lankan government had been informed of Rajapaksa’s return “through diplomatic channels.” “Officially we have no return papers. He is a Sri Lankan citizen and can travel as he wishes,” Sabry said. Rajapaksa’s estranged cousin Udayanga Weeratunga, a former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia, told …

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