Danial Asri

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Kodi is now available for the Xbox One, with some limitations

Previously known as Xbox Media Center (XBMC), home theater software Kodi has been released on the Xbox One store for the first time. Detailed within …

Kodi

teachers need to be trusted and to have their workload reduced '

The standing staffroom joke for this academic year? #Wellbeing.<p>We have begun to end every sentence to do with anything other than work with this …

Self-improvement

EU warns 'more cracks' in bloc as Spain dissolves Catalonia's parliament after it declares independence

The EU's most senior official warned that "more cracks" were emerging in the bloc on Friday after the Catalan parliament declared independence from Spain, plunging the country into political and economic turmoil.<p>Madrid swiftly responded to the vote by dissolving the Catalan parliament and …

Chibok diaries: Chronicling a Boko Haram kidnapping

<b>One of the Chibok girls freed in May has been telling journalist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani how a diary was kept of some of her three years in captivity with Boko Haram Islamist militants.</b><p>One of the oldest in her class, Naomi Adamu was 24 when she and more than 200 mainly Christian students were taken …

Africa

Why are people still racist? What science says about America’s race problem.

Torch-bearing white supremacists shouting racist and anti-Semitic slogans. Protesters and counter protesters colliding with violence and chaos. A car driven by a known Nazi sympathizer mowing down a crowd of activists.<p>Many Americans responded to this weekend's violence in Charlottesville with …

Rights & Freedoms

America’s unique gun violence problem, explained in 17 maps and charts

In the developed world, these levels of gun violence are a uniquely American problem. Here’s why.<p>America is an exceptional country when it comes to guns. It’s one of the few countries in which the right to bear arms is constitutionally protected. But America’s relationship with guns is unique in …

Food, sex, money, work, family, friends, health, politics: there’s nothing we can’t feel guilty about, including our own feelings of guilt. By Devorah Baum<p>I feel guilty about everything. Already today I’ve felt guilty about having said the wrong thing to a friend. Then I felt guilty about avoiding …

Economic Justice

Singapore is not a 'boring city' - if you know where to look

October 15, 2017 5:00 AM<br>Growing up in orderly, air-conditioned Singapore, I had always longed for a chance to travel and taste life outside the …

Were the Bugis really pirates? Here are 5 things we found out

SINGAPORE: They have a couple of malls, an infamous street, a movie, and even an MRT station named after them – but how much do you really know about …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Google Has Finally Addressed Gmail's Most Annoying Feature

If you're a Gmail user on your smartphone, you're probably used to the following routine: A friend sends you an email with the address of the place …

Apps

A New Cancer Treatment Could Be More Effective Than Chemotherapy

Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD)<p>Scientists have discovered a new process to kill cancer cells, called Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD), …

Here's how you can actually help stop climate change

It takes more than turning off the lights, but it's all doable.<p>Soaring temperatures, melting ice caps, diseases on the rise. With such high stakes, it’s not surprising that climate change tends to trigger a sense of fear. In fact, one recent, widely-shared story about climate change in <i>New York</i> …

What the genetics of eye contact tell us about autism

Scientists say they can show that how a child looks at the world is directly and fundamentally influenced by his or her genes — a finding that could …

Autism

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There is a hot new industry in Singapore: Kremlinology.<p>Paul Krugman once compared the city-state to the Soviet Union under Stalin, and the Nobel …

Streaming TV apps grapple with password sharing

REUTERS: More than one-fifth of young adults who stream shows like "Game of Thrones" or "Stranger Things" borrow passwords from people who do not …

Televisions

How to Have Difficult Conversations When You Don’t Like Conflict

Avoiding or delaying a difficult conversation can hurt your relationships and create other negative outcomes. It may not feel natural at first, especially if you dread discord, but you can learn to dive into these tough talks by reframing your thoughts.<p><b>Begin from a place of curiosity and respect,</b> …

Self-help

6 display settings you should be using in Windows 10

In addition to introducing a number of fresh features, hidden gems and new and useful privacy settings, Windows 10 April 2018 Update now offers to fix blurry apps for you, an annoying problem you can run into when you pair a classic Windows app with a high-resolution display. I'll cover this new …

Windows 10

Exclusive: Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam's holy month of Ramadan, two U.S. officials said, apparently breaking with a bipartisan tradition in place with few exceptions for nearly 20 years.<p>Since 1999, Republican and Democratic …

U.S. Strike on Syria Brings Fleeting Hope to Those Caught in Brutal Conflict

ISTANBUL — Six years of war in Syria have ravaged the life of Ebrahim Abbas, 27.<p>Mr. Abbas, a computer technician, was detained for protesting against the Syrian government, besieged in his hometown and shot in the stomach, and watched his brother die in a shelling attack. He escaped, but his …

How China’s Leader Is Playing Donald Trump

In the middle of January, while Donald Trump and his aides were devising a tale of American Carnage to be delivered a few days later to a modestly …

US cuts women's health funding to UN

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The US cut funding for a UN program for women and girls, a move that critics said was based on faulty information, could lead to greater instability in the Middle East and hurt women around the world.<p>The United States, as promised, has drastically cut funding to the United …