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Thousands of get-rich-quick dreams dashed by scammers in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Afyan Mat Rawi knows a bad investment when he sees one - and not just because he is now a financial advisor. Struggling with student …

Watergate 'pales' compared with Trump-Russia: former U.S. intelligence head

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Watergate scandal pales in comparison to events in Washington surrounding U.S. President Donald Trump and alleged links between his campaign and Russia, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said on Wednesday.<p>Clapper questioned Trump's continued pro-Russian …

One day in Kuala Lumpur: Itinerary and Travel Tips

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Kuala Lumpur

How to Make Your Own Solar Hot Water Heater - One Green Planet

Heating water for our homes is one of the largest drains of energy, but for those who have had a cold shower on a chilly day, hot water is …

Legal Firms Do Not Want To Represent Trump: ‘The Guy Won’t Pay And He Won’t Listen’

As the various investigations into possible connections between Russia and the Trump administration continue, the President and his staff have come up with a number of strategies to flip the script. The planned “war room” that didn’t shake out is probably the most notable example, and now, as Sean …

Trump plans to live-tweet James Comey’s Senate hearing

This Thursday promises to be a feisty day for the Washington D.C. political calendar, as former FBI head James Comey testifies before the Senate …

If You Want to Increase the Value of Your Home, Paint Your Kitchen This Color

This trick can earn you A LOT of extra money.<p>We already knew Americans have an obsession with the color blue, but it turns out, it's a phenomenon that translates to real estate, too! Zillow's 2017 Paint Colors Analysis found that homes with blue bathrooms (often powder blue or periwinkle) sold for …

Real Estate

Interactive map shows the global refugee crisis like you've never seen it before

The magnitude of the global refugee crisis can be hard to grasp, especially when numbers and stats can read so stale. But a new map turns data into …

Trump in translation: president's mangled language stumps interpreters

When he announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate change agreement last week, Donald Trump did something unexpected: he embraced sentence structure and basic grammar. You could almost hear his speechwriters exhale when they realised he was – for the most part – …

Language

Hilarious memes explain each kind of white person to definitely avoid

These days it’s become particularly difficult to know just which white people you can trust.<p>That’s not to say that there aren’t <i>any</i> great white …

Bear breaks into house, plays piano

Surveillance video shows a bear breaking into a house in Vail, Colorado, playing piano and stealing some food from the freezer before taking off.

How To Make Insanely Good Edible Cookie Dough

With a little trial and error — and lots and lots of dough — I figured it out.<p><i>For</i> Epicurious<i>, by Katherine Sacks.</i><p>It’s hard to find a child (or, um, an adult, TBH) who doesn’t like licking the spoon while mixing cookie dough. Not only is it hard to wait for the baked cookies to be done, but there’s …

Leaving Social Media Taught Me How Broken The News Cycle Is

In December, I began a three-month break from Facebook and Twitter. I was on a brief book leave from FiveThirtyEight, and with the election finally …

More than 130 British imams refuse to bury London attackers

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 130 imams from Britain are refusing to offer Islamic burials to the three men who launched attacks Saturday night in London, killing seven and wounding dozens more.<p>"We will not perform the traditional Islamic funeral prayer for the perpetrators and we also urge fellow imams and …

Scientists Just Solved The Strange Case of Pine Trees That Always Lean Towards The Equator

But how do they do it?<p>You can find them in many places around the world - tall, lean conifers that can't seem to grow straight. And now scientists …

Neil Degrasse Tyson had WORDS about the US pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord

Astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson threw major shade at President Trump when he first heard the US was poised to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord.<p>…

Donald Trump

Mainstream media outlets are dropping the ball with terrorism coverage

Breathless reporting accompanies each attack, with little time spent addressing the underlying causes<p>News coverage of the Manchester terrorist attack was sadly familiar: cellphone videos of screaming victims; details of first responders’ hectic efforts; “Was it terrorism?” guesswork; speculation …

The Unbearable Weakness Of President Trump In The Face Of Terrorism

“We need to be smart, vigilant and tough,” Donald Trump tweeted soon after the horrible terror attack in London on and close to the London Bridge. Even though an occasional hint of compassion for the victims would sometimes be a nice gesture as well, the U.S. president was undoubtedly right in …

Study: Texas has highest maternal mortality rate

Lawmakers in Texas largely failed to take any significant action to address the state's skyrocketing rate of pregnancy-related deaths just months …

Donald Trump Supporter Claims There Are 'No Go Areas' In England And Gets Promptly Schooled By Brits

'No there aren't, you pillock.'<p>Britons have been quick to put the record straight after a Trump supporter claimed there were “no go zones” in England.<p>…

To understand where the Israeli-Palestinian conflict goes from here, look on Airbnb

It’s the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War this week, and inevitably the media are filling up with musings on the current state of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.<p>But for a different view it’s worth reading an article in the Washington Post by my friend Dan Ephron, who argues that the …

At $75,560, housing a prisoner in California now costs more than a year at Harvard

The cost of imprisoning each of California’s 130,000 inmates is expected to reach a record $75,560 in the next year<p>HOW MUCH?<p>More than tuition atHarvard University<p>That’s enough to cover the annual cost of attending Harvard University and still have plenty left over for pizza and beer<p>Gov.<p>Jerry …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How Lego clicked: the super brand that reinvented itself

From its founding in 1932 until 1998, Lego had never posted a loss. By 2003 it was in big trouble. Sales were down 30% year-on-year and it was $800m in debt. An internal report revealed it hadn’t added anything of value to its portfolio for a decade.<p>In some ways Lego CEO Jørgen Vig Knudstorp is a …

Lego

Avoiding Two Degrees of Warming 'Is Now Totally Unrealistic'

Michael Oppenheimer, a Princeton scientist and longtime observer of UN climate talks, says that the world has lost its last shot at staving off dangerous global warming.<p>Michael Oppenheimer has been thinking about climate change about as long as most Americans have been alive. For almost four …

Climate

Baked Rice With Spinach and Parmesan Cheese

Are you always trying to find ways to make plain rice more appetizing? Well, your search has ended. In this recipe, fresh spinach, herbs, and …

Donald Trump has unleashed a white crime wave

A week earlier, in College Park, Maryland, another young man—active in white supremacist Facebook groups—killed a black college student after confronting him on the street, according to police. In March, a white supremacist reportedly traveled from Baltimore to New York City with the express …

Noam Chomsky: Neoliberalism Is Destroying Our Democracy

<i>For 50 years, Noam Chomsky, has been America’s Socrates, our public pest with questions that sting. He speaks not to the city square of Athens but to</i> …

Political Science

The four reasons people commit hate crimes

<b>(CNN) —</b> What motivated the man who killed two people on a Portland train after shouting anti-Muslim slurs?<p>What prompted the person, or people, who spray-painted the N-word on an NBA star's home?<p>What ideas would incite an Israeli teen charged with threatening dozens of Jewish centers in the US, …

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