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Band Aid 30: Who sang which line in pictures

Jeff Koons “Hulk Elvis” Exhibition at Gagosian Gallery Hong Kong Recap

“These transponders are art objects, and the viewers bring their own lenses. The art is inside the<p>“These transponders are art objects, and the viewers bring their own lenses. The art is inside the viewers’ heads and it is up to them to interpret the piece,” says an exuberant Jeff Koons at his …

Take It In: 'Vape' Is The Oxford Dictionaries Word Of The Year

The growing popularity of electronic cigarettes has now sparked the notice of the estimable Oxford Dictionaries, which has chosen "vape" as the word of the year for 2014. The word can be a noun or a verb; it beat out contenders such as "bae" and "normcore."<p>Noting that e-cigarettes have come a long …

Blessed or Cursed? Child Prodigies Reveal All

Are child prodigies genuinely gifted? And, if they are, do they become even more gifted as time goes on? We track the fortunes of a clutch of child …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Exercise

As Street Art Turns to Public Art in Barcelona

<b>Spain's Second Largest City Hosts "Open Walls"</b><p>A popular city for street art in the early 2000s that attracted artists from across Europe and elsewhere to its intimate doorways and darkened small streets, Barcelona has become less inviting to illegal painting in recent years due to an organized …

Barcelona

The Art of Zelda Fitzgerald

<i>Zelda Fitzgerald's paper dolls of her family</i><p>Zelda Fitzgerald is, still, best known as the wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald. True, Zelda was an inspiration for heroines and dialogue in his stories, and half of the golden couple of what Scott dubbed "The Jazz Age," but she was also an accomplished writer, …

Literature

FARC rebels to release captured Colombian general

FARC rebels have agreed to free a top Colombian general and four others according to negotiators in Cuba.<p>Their release is to be organised as soon as possible.<p>The Colombian government had suspended on going peace talks with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) until General Ruben Dario …

North Korea responds to UN with nuclear test threat

<b>North Korea has threatened to conduct a nuclear test in response to a United Nations move towards a probe into the country's human rights violations.</b><p>Its foreign ministry on Thursday accused the United States of orchestrating a recent UN resolution calling for the investigation.<p>North Korea …

North Korea

Another tense day in Ferguson as grand jury verdict looms

Following weeks of intense negotiations, local police officials and Ferguson protesters have agreed to a dozen policies for how any future protests will be policed — but have yet to reach consensus over whether tear gas and riot gear will be used or whether the protesters will get advance notice of …

Justice

Snow Emergency: Six Dead, 100+ Trapped in Monster Winter Storm

Troopers in all-terrain vehicles and rescue crews working without sleep set out Wednesday to reach drivers trapped in a ferocious winter storm that …

Weather

Police: Two men arrested in deaths of Honduran beauty queen, her sister

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Honduran beauty queen and her sister were found dead Wednesday, police said, and the sister's boyfriend and another man have been arrested in connection with the case.<p>The bodies of María José Alvarado Muñoz, the reigning Miss World Honduras, and her sister, Sofia Trinidad Alvarado, were …

Alienware Alpha First Impressions And Gaming Benchmarks

Alienware has something to prove, and we’re breaching the moment of truth. They were one of the first companies to strike out on their own following the delay of Valve’s SteamOS, and the end result isn’t merely a collection of complimentary components in a compact case; it’s intended to be a …

Source: A Battle Is Brewing Between Two Big Shot Microsoft Executives

The fight is about who gets to control the default home page of Internet Explorer and the enormous amount of attention that page commands. And it all started with a recent redesign to MSN.<p>Some 400 million new Windows PCs are sold each year, all with Internet Explorer installed. Often, MSN is set as …

Software

Colombian girl in critical condition after father reportedly forced her to swallow cocaine

Doctors removed 104 capsules containing about half a kilogram of narcotics Police searching for the father after he dropped the girl off at the hospital Girl is believed to be the youngest ‘drug mule’ ever detected<p>An 11-year-old Colombian girl narrowly escaped death after her father apparently made …

Marshawn Lynch fined $50K for snubbing media on regular basis

Seattle Seahawksstar running backMarshawn Lynchcontinues to give reporters the cold shoulder and it is once again hurting his pocketbook.<p>Lynch was fined $50,000 Wednesday for not talking to the media after games or practices, which is stipulated in the league’s media policy. In addition, the<p>NFLwill …

Articles about 9 tiny apartments new york city on Dwell.com - Dwell

A trip to New York City is inevitably a whirlwind, whether it's your first visit or your five hundredth.<p>Throughout NYC's bustling boroughs, minuscule studios, tightly-packed family apartments, and converted small spaces are the norm.<p>With a series of community-minded projects, an architecture team …

New York City

Were the ancient Romans more kinky than you?

The new Institute of Sexology in London shows that humans have been fascinated by weird sex for thousands of years<p>Every generation likes to believe they invented sex – partly because it’s horrifying to imagine parents succumbing to physical urges. But a scientific glance at the history of sexology …

Mismanagement and Inexperience Contributed to GT Advanced's Sapphire Failures

It's widely known by now that Apple and GT Advanced's sapphire partnership fell apart after the latter company was unable to produce enough high-quality sapphire to meet Apple's production needs, but <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> has taken a deeper look into GT Advanced's failures and its defective …

Audi says it has 'mastered' hydrogen fuel cells and is ready to launch them

A hydrogen version of the A7 will go over 300 miles on a tank<p>At the LA Auto Show today, Audi unveiled the A7 Sportback h-tron quattro, a modified version of its swoopy four-door coupe that swaps out the traditional drivetrain for a hydrogen fuel cell and electric motors at the front and rear. It'll …

'The Walking Dead' Still Suffers From The Same Frustrating Problems In Season Five

<i>Some spoilers for the entire run of AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ follow.</i><p>I’m a big fan of <i>The Walking Dead,</i> but half the time it feels like a love-hate relationship. I really love some of the characters. I really hate some of the characters (though not so much now that Andrea has shuffled off this mortal …

The top 10 words invented by writers

‘Authorisms’ – neologisms coined by authors which have entered the wider language – have been enriching English for centuries. From Shakespeare to Joseph Heller, Paul Dickson selects his favourites<p>I have long been interested in words but most specifically in the question of how a coinage makes it …

Aftermath: Battling Breast Cancer - Photographs and text by Kerry Mansfield | LensCulture

In the series <i>Aftermath</i>, San Francisco-based photographer Kerry Mansfield courageously documented her two-year journey through breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and reconstructive surgery.<p>Mansfield was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 31 and soon learned that women in their 30s are the fastest …

Cancer