Giap Ch'ng Ooi

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Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free)

Knowledge is power.<p>What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And …

Albert Einstein

Solar-powered plane on round-the-world flight gets stuck in China

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Solar Impulse 2, the experimental plane attempting to fly around the world without using a drop of fuel, has been grounded by the weather in China.<p>What was supposed to be an overnight pit stop in the southwestern city of Chongqing has now stretched into a two-and-a-half week stay.<p>It's …

Solar Impulse

China's Xi Jinping to visit close ally Pakistan

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Pakistan next week to oversee agreements on pipelines, power plants and other projects as part of a massive $46 billion joint development program that Beijing hopes will stabilize its longtime ally's economy and extend China's influence in …

China

Pictures of the Week 2.5.15

'Better Call Saul,' The Prequel To 'Breaking Bad,' Stands On Its Own

I'm guessing that the first thing fans of Vince Gilligan's <i>Breaking Bad</i> want to know is whether its AMC prequel series, <i>Better Call Saul</i>, premiering Sunday and Monday,is anywhere near as good as the original — which was TV at its very best. And I'm also guessing that people who haven't yet worked …

TV

Chasing the Northern Lights in Norway

Few natural phenomena have the power to beguile quite like the aurora borealis and no-one ever forgets their first experience of watching what could just be the greatest show on earth.<p>What’s it Like?<p>As elusive as they are mysterious, these shape-shifters of the Arctic night sky quickly take on the …

Northern Lights

Cyclist cheats death after being run over by a heavy-duty truck

A cyclist miraculously cheats death after a heavy-duty truck drives over him at a busy intersection in the Chinese city of Ningbo<p>A man has had a narrow escape after being hit by a 8-wheel truck in <b>China.</b><p>The man who was riding a bike infront of the truck was hit by the vehicle, which then drove over …

Your Guide to Travel + Leisure on Flipboard

When “Camera and Travel” became “Travel + Leisure” in 1971, it combined the renowned photography of the former with the most experienced travel …

Dan Jenkins: My (fake) interview with Tiger Woods

*Or how it plays out in my mind<p><i>Editors' Note: This story first appeared in the December 2014 issue of Golf Digest</i><p>When Tiger Woods returned to golf from his back surgery, the national media saw it as the greatest news flash since D-Day. This energized me so much I immediately tracked down Tiger and …