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The economics of football shirts: Kenyan casino trumps Yorkshire zoo

When Peter Kenyon watched Middlesbrough draw against Brighton in a battle for promotion to the Premier League, he jumped to his feet and cheered with the rest of the Riverside. Pure joy flooded the ground, but Kenyon’s mind soon began to shift. “The next moment I’m thinking: ‘How the hell do I make …

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Election debate: Ed Miliband pressured to toughen stance against austerity

Ed Miliband called for responsibility over the deficit as he came under under pressure over his attitude to austerity and spending cuts from the nationalists and Greens in a five-way BBC challengers election debate spurned by David Cameron.<p>In a live contest hosted by David Dimbleby in Westminster, …

Green Party

Dorset wasabi: the hottest new condiment in the country

Against all odds, a company has managed to grow and distribute the fiery Japanese paste wasabi in Britain, and it's going from strength to strength<p>Despite reading that it was impossible to grow wasabi in Europe – all previous attempts had failed – Jon Old, a co-founder of the Wasabi Company, …

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Zach Braff interview: 'I didn't make this film for money'

Critics condemned 'rich person Zach Braff' for crowd-funding his new film Wish I Was Here. They totally missed the point, says the Scrubs actor<p>Ten years ago, when people knew him only as that guy from Scrubs, Zach Braff made a <b>movie</b> that virtually everyone loved, which then, a few years later, …

Support for Scotland staying in United Kingdom at 53 percent - Ipsos

LONDON (Reuters) - Supporters of keeping Scotland within the United Kingdom held a 6 percentage-point lead in a final independence opinion poll which was published as voters were taking part in the referendum on whether Scotland should break the 307-year-old union.<p>A man riding a mobility scooter …

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11 Stunning European Soccer Arenas That Put American Stadiums To Shame

Looking at some of the newest soccer arenas in Europe, you see bright colors, goofy architectural quirks, and retractable roofs that fold into oblivion.<p>You simply don't see these features in the newest American stadiums.

Michael Jackson: Intimate Photos From the King of Pop's Teenage Years

13<p>Jim Britt had just signed as Motown's art director and photographer in 1972 when started shooting photos of Michael Jackson and his brothers. "I …

Michael Jackson

The complex controls of an F1 steering wheel revealed

The modern Formula 1 car is among the most amazing machines ever made. And when you're going wheel-to-wheel with someone like four-time world champ …

10 Pancake Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

How to make pancakes like a short order cook. Just avoid these common mistakes!<p>For many Americans, pancakes evoke a certain kind of nostalgia. People make pancakes because they're delicious, crowd-pleasing, and easy. Well, sort of easy. There are a few crucial mistakes that home chefs commonly make …

The ATL should be cautious in using neuroscience in teaching and education

Our understanding of neuroscience has come along in leaps and bounds, particularly since the advent of modern methods for scanning the brain. It is a hugely exciting area of research that often seems to capture the public’s imagination. This isn’t always beneficial though – for example, in a …

You’d Be Surprised By What Really Motivates Users

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>This article is adapted from Hooked: A Guide to Building Habit-Forming Products, a new book by Nir Eyal and Ryan Hoover.</i><p>Earlier this month, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone unveiled his mysterious startup Jelly. The question-and-answer app was met with a mix of criticism and head …

Menu for Jan. 4, Day 3 of the Food Lover's Cleanse 2014

Day 3 of the Food Lover's Cleanse 2014 begins with eggs and proceeds (naturally) to chicken—and then steak for dinner, because why not?<p><b>Breakfast:</b><p>Two-Egg Omelet with Red Pepper–Walnut Spread<p><b>Lunch:</b><p>Chicken, Cabbage, and Tangerine Salad<p><b>Snack: Pear slices with chèvre and 1 teaspoon hazelnuts</b><p><b>Dinner:</b><p>Warm …

Healthy Eating

Salon’s ultimate book guide for 2013

Got gift certificates to spend? James McBride, Elizabeth Gilbert, Junot Diaz and many more have suggestions<p>Salon reached out to a bunch of writers who had new books out this year to find out what their favorite book of the year was. We saw a lot of books by big-name writers: Donna Tartt, Jonathan …

Running Zork in DOS on Chrome while offline? Yup, you can do that

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Each week we recommend either a Chrome(s goog) app or extension on our Chrome Show podcast and this week harkens back to well …

A NSA co-worker remembers Edward Snowden: http://onforb.es/1hfywOp The black sweatshirt sold by the civil libertarian Electronic Frontier Foundation featured a parody of the National Security Agency's logo, with the traditional key in an eagle's claws replaced by a collection of AT&T cables, and eavesdropping headphones covering the menacing bird's ears. Snowden wore it regularly. His coworkers assumed it was meant ironically.

The 50 best apps of 2013

The stats around mobile apps remain startling. There are now more than 1m apps apiece in both Apple's App Store and Android's Google Play, with tech research firm Gartner estimating that 2013 saw 102bn app downloads across the various stores. It's big business too: the company reckoned that …

What Happened On Easter Island — A New (Even Scarier) Scenario

We all know the story, or think we do.<p>Let me tell it the old way, then the new way. See which worries you most.<p>First version: Easter Island is a small 63-square-mile patch of land — more than a thousand miles from the next inhabited spot in the Pacific Ocean. In A.D. 1200 (or thereabouts), a small …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

How The Most Productive People Nail Networking Without Being Annoying

The preternaturally productive Nilofer Merchant is the self-proclaimed Jane Bond of Innovation. She might be understating things.<p>It’s tough to sum up Nilofer Merchant in just a few sentences because she’s accomplished so much. The “Jane Bond of Innovation” has helped launch more than 100 products, …

JFK, the world's first selfie and Bill Gates – the week in art

Exhibition of the week<p><b>Bloomberg New Contemporaries</b><br>Art right now, selected from more than 1,500 submissions by recent graduates of British art colleges. As good a way as any to see which way the wind blows. Participants include Lana Locke, Kate Hawkins, Ophelia Finke, Patrick Cole, Laura O'Neill and …

Ask a grown-up: why do all films have to have a baddie?

Drama is based on conflict. Dividing characters into "goodies" and "baddies" is a crude way of achieving that. But "baddies" are also used in films, particularly American films, to show people from different countries or social backgrounds in a bad way. In the cold war – a period of political …

'Mobile phone network in a suitcase' helps survivors of Typhoon Haiyan

Portable network carried in just four suitcases has been dispatched to the Philippines<p>A mobile phone network which can be carried in just four suitcases has been sent to the Philippines to help those affected by Typhoon Haiyan.<p>A team from Vodafone took two of the portable networks to help …

Special Features - How 12 Years a Slave succeeded where Django Unchained failed

<i>Anthony Stokes on how 12 Years a Slave succeeded where Django Unchained failed…</i><p>As I was walking out of <b>12 Years a Slave</b> I noticed a majority of the …

Europe's 10 Coziest Mountain Villages

As winter approaches, the first blankets of snow are falling on the great mountains of Europe and the continent's enchanting mountain towns are gearing up for a new season of visitors eager to hit the slopes or take in the unique local culture that these mountain regions seem to inspire. While …

A man's perspective on why engagement rings are a joke

Most of us are adult enough to know magic doesn't exist. And yet we're the same species that thinks fat rings are fairy-tale items which somehow "secure" another person's love, one step away from a "happily ever after".<p>They're expensive, useless and, worse, are insulting to notions of actual love. …

Top 10 superhero movies

10. Iron Man 3<p>Shane Black's jagged-edged debut in the Marvel hotseat might easily have been a by-the-numbers "threequel", especially with star Robert Downey Jr out of contract and The Avengers' stupendous box office success a year earlier. Instead, the Kiss Kiss Bang Bang director delivered the …

Former NSA spy chief gets a little of his own medicine thanks to random act of journalism

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Lightspring<p>The National Security Agency has gotten a lot of well-deserved attention over the past few …