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HALLIBURTON CEO: The oil industry's 'day of reckoning' is near

The precipitous decline in the price of oil has crushed profits across the industry, and many drilling projects are expected to hemorrhage money until prices and costs can reach some equilibrium.<p>Dave Lesar, CEO of the oil-services giant Halliburton, believes that a "day of reckoning" for these …

Oil & Gas Industry

Minecraft Xbox One/PS4 Gets Halloween DLC

The video game Halloween celebrations continue with new DLC now available for the console versions of Mojang's open-ended sandbox superhit, Minecraft. Mojang has released a new "Halloween Mashup Pack" across Xbox and PlayStation consoles, introducing a series of spooky content like costumes and …

Decorations

Eleven Days: When Agatha Christie went missing

In an exclusive short story for BBC Culture and BBC Britain, Kate Mosse writes a fictional account of the 11 mysterious days when the popular crime writer vanished.<p><b>Eleven Days</b><p>A sharp slip of cold air as she winds down the window. A laundered handkerchief to clean the inside of the windscreen. Black …

Literature

How Sweden became the startup capital of Europe

Stockholm is the second most prolific tech hub in the world on a per capita basis, behind Silicon Valley. How did that happen and where does it go from here?<p>When Apple, the Silicon Valley veteran that revolutionised the music industry by unbundling the physical album and allowing individual digital …

World Economic Forum

How Music Shields a Child’s Psyche in a Time of War

A few Palestinian children protect themselves from trauma and stress by playing the violin and other instruments.<p>RAMALLAH—The white van, carrying …

Dawn Wall's Underdog Climber Recounts His Push to Catch Up

Kevin Jorgeson, lagging behind his partner, made an eight-foot leap of faith to finish the toughest part of his historic climb.<p><i>Editor's Note: Climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson have completed their ascent of Yosemite's Dawn Wall. See photos of the moment they reached the top.</i><p>Kevin Jorgeson …

Meet the artist who creates surreal masterpieces with his iPhone

“Really I just download some apps I think sound interesting and play around with them for some time.”<p>The iPhone makes creativity-on-the-move a reality

Honduras police find human remains in youth jail

<b>Police in Honduras have uncovered a makeshift grave containing human remains at a jail for young offenders.</b><p>They said it contained the remains of at least two inmates.<p>Officials said they had assumed the two had escaped six months earlier but now thought they had been killed by rival gang …

Latin America

Egypt court orders retrial in Mubarak embezzlement case

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt’s high court on Tuesday overturned the only remaining conviction against former president Hosni Mubarak, opening the way for his possible release four years after the revolution that toppled him.<p>Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak waves to his supporters inside a cage in …

North Africa

London personality maps show where nice, nasty and arty are most at home

Regardless of crime and income levels, people are happiest living in an area that matches their personality, claim researchers<p>The bustling streets and tourist attractions of central London and Westminster draw crowds from far and wide, but according to a survey by psychologists, they are home to …

Psychology

Yes, Iceland really has launched a beer made of whale testicles

Fancy some whale genitalia in your drink, sir?<p>We’ve drank honey-flavoured beer, tequila-flavoured beer and even – courtesy of UK brewer Wells – beer that tastes of banana bread. But never before, to our knowledge, has a beer been flavoured with whale testicles.<p>Icelandic microbrewery Steðji has now …

Where the River Turns - Photographs and text by Tommaso Protti | LensCulture

“Once this was a quiet city—now it’s a mess.” These words were said over and over by the different people that I encountered on the streets of Altamira, an isolated city in the core of the Brazilian state of Para.<p>Since the Brazilian government started building the world’s third largest …

Hydroelectric Power

Seriously Epic Drone Footage from Iceland to Get Your Heart and Wanderlust Racing

If Patrick and Lee from <i>Fstoppers</i> and landscape/travel photographer Elia Locardi‘s goal was to get our hearts racing, they’ve succeeded in spades with …

8 Great Chrome Extensions to Transform your 'New Tab' Page

The ‘new tab’ page is something you probably look at for a lot more time than you think every day, so why not put it to work or get it to do something other than just show new tabs?<p>Here are eight great Chrome New Tab page extensions to beautify, redesign or put your new tab page to work.<p>My personal …

Recreating the Incredibly Accurate CGI Black Hole in Interstellar with In-Camera Elements

The black hole in the highly-anticipated Christopher Nolan blockbuster <i>Interstellar</i> has already made headlines. Put together with some serious …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

LGBTQ<p>22-year-old Robinson’s portrayal of Simon Spier in <i>Love, Simon</i> is everything we need it to be.<p>By Alim Kheraj21 hours agoView More<p>Style<p>Just ask …

How Your Office Became a Middle School Chat Room

The instant messaging system Slack, a favorite among offices, is now worth $1 billion. It has helped alleviate needless email and keep employees in closer touch than ever before. But what happens when we get too comfortable and casual with a service designed to be just that?<p><b>Most white collar</b> …

Remote Working

Here’s A Moving Tribute To The Sad Dads Dragged To One Direction Concerts

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of this year’s international astronomy photography competition. The observatory’s annual free exhibition, which opened on Thursday, showcases these dazzling images of the sky, ranging from within our solar system to far into deep space. …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

The Biology Of Altruism: Good Deeds May Be Rooted In The Brain

Four years ago, Angela Stimpson agreed to donate a kidney to a complete stranger.<p>"The only thing I knew about my recipient was that she was a female and she lived in Bakersfield, Calif.," Stimpson says.<p>It was a true act of altruism — Stimpson risked pain and suffering to help another. So why did …

Fall Is in the Air

It's my favorite time of year once again - yesterday was the autumnal equinox, marking the end of summer and the start of fall across the Northern Hemisphere. And 2014 appears to be the year we reach peak pumpkin spice. Autumn is the season of harvests, festivals, migrations, winter preparations, …

5 Easy Theses

There’s so much talk about innovation these days that it’s become a buzzword, drained of clear meaning. So when writing a book about the Digital Revolution, I decided to focus on some specific examples of how innovation actually happened in the real world. How did the most imaginative innovators of …

Did Starbucks start a pumpkin boom?

Pumpkins are having their moment in the sun.<p>Ever since Starbucks (SBUX) introduced its famed pumpkin spice latte about a decade ago, pumpkin sales have skyrocketed. It's led to the increased popularity of pumpkin-spiced everything, including spicy pumpkin beef jerky and pumpkin beer.<p>In the last …

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

The New Habit Challenge: Create A Better To-Do List

Making a simple list isn’t the best way to get things done. Next week we’ll test more effective approaches to organizing our days.<p>Tons of successful leaders laud the to-do list as the key to more organized, productive, and focused days, but is there a right way and a wrong way to do your to-do?<p>The …

Productivity