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Photographing These Abandoned Space Shuttles Made Me a Russian Target

How one man broke into a secret facility housing the last of the Soviet Union's experimental space ships.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Australia</i>.<p><i>This is a story from an anonymous photographer, as told to Julian Morgans.</i><p><i>What you’re looking at is a derelict Russian space shuttle, covered</i> …

Space Exploration

Turkey accused of recruiting ex-Isis fighters in their thousands to attack Kurds in Syria

Turkey is recruiting and retraining Isis fighters to lead its invasion of the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria, according to an ex-Isis …

These Special Forces soldiers took on the Taliban on horseback

On Oct. 13, 2001, with the United States still reeling from the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks, about a dozen Americans were aboard a plane …

Afghanistan

Recipe: Slow Cooker Whole Chicken Soup — Quick and Easy Weeknight Soups

The smell of classic chicken soup, fragrant with herbs and vegetables, is one of the most comforting smells that a kitchen can produce. The key to a …

Cooking

88 very British phrases that will confuse anybody who didn't grow up in the UK

Every language has a few phrases that don't always translate well -- and the British English has some absolute corkers.<p>The team at the Business …

Language

Twelve of 2017's most powerful images and the moving stories behind them

A man shielding a woman during the Las Vegas shooting, a desperately hungry child pleading for food, a soldier using one of the oldest tricks in the …

The Untold Story of Kim Jong-nam’s Assassination

Two women had the most audacious task. Killing the brother of the North Korean leader. Right out in the open, using deadly chemical weapons in an international airport. And the craziest thing? They had no idea what they'd gotten into.<p><b>When Kim Jong-nam</b> was a boy, his father, the dictator of North …

North Korea

Meera Sodha’s tomato curry recipe

Last year I moved house and finally got a patch of earth to call my own. The first thing I did was plant seeds of my favourite vegetables in every inch of soil. I soon learned, however, that there’s a hierarchy of joy when it comes to home-growing, and there’s nothing I’d rather get dirt under my …

Tomatoes

P.F. Chang’s Singapore Street Noodles

Ingredients<p>16 ounces rice noodles, uncooked<br>• 4 tablespoons oil<br>• 8 ounces shrimp, peeled and deveined<br>• 8 ounces boneless skinless chicken breasts, sliced<br>• 1 …

Soysauce

How do you take and edit pictures with your phone? [Roundtable]

Having a great camera on your phone is a must in 2017. Even so-called budget models phones have a decent camera, and the high-end devices from every …

Mobile Photography

The Secret Behind Panda Express's Famous Orange Chicken

Arguably the best item at Panda Express is its fried chicken pieces smothered in the famous chili-orange sauce. The Chinese Kitchen shared its homemade version of the recipe with us, which begins by making a "pancake-like batter" to coat the chicken in. Yum! The chicken pieces fry up in six …

Brexit: Media coverage of EU referendum ‘acrimonious and divisive’, finds report

Media coverage of the EU referendum campaign was “acrimonious and divisive” and dominated by “overwhelmingly negative” reports about the consequences …

United Kingdom

Nourishing Indian Chicken Stew - Healthy and Quick Recipe

<b>Nourishing Indian Chicken Stew – Healthy and Quick Recipe</b> : <i>Easy to prepare and a hearty under 20 minutes recipe is your best bet on a busy day or</i> …

Artist Spotlight: Edwin Ushiro – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Sociology
Sociology

How To Build Your 'F*ck Off Fund'—From 6 Women Who Have Done It

Money can't buy happiness, but—especially for women—it can buy choices.<p>Earlier this week, you might've seen an article by Paulette Perhach in the The Billfold called "A Story of a F*ck Off Fund." It went super-viral—it was sent to me by no fewer than ten women, and I sent it to at least ten more. …

Dinter, bitz, and gwop: The wacky linguistics of British slang in 2016

If you struggle to understand the teenagers and young people around you when they call their schoolfriend a <i>durkboi</i> and try to cadge some <i>peas</i>, you are not alone. The idea that they are communicating in a different language from their parents has been the subject of excited chatter on parenting …

Language

Hands-On With Microsoft's New MacBook Killer

On Tuesday, Microsoft announced several new products at its hardware event in New York City: two new Lumia smartphones running Windows 10, a new …

MacBook Air

Secret bank accounts, income inequality—and why Luxembourg matters

Gabriel Zucman is on a mission.<p>The 28-year-old French economist, currently at the University of California, Berkeley, has built his career remarkably quickly, and in the process has made a place for himself among the most influential economists working today.<p>Zucman decided, in part, to pursue a …

Economics

Why Airline Travel Sucks (It’s Partially Your Fault)

Speaking on the condition of anonymity, one industry insider brashly explains why air travel has gotten so admittedly bad.<p>We’ll call him Mr. X. He has decades of experience working with some of the biggest players in the airline industry. And he hates flying every bit as much as you do.<p>The …

Selling

35 pieces of life advice from women who’ve lived to be 100

Drink lots, have sex and don't take life too seriously<p>The world’s longest living woman reached the grand old age of 116 years old, and advances in …

The 20 Greatest Driving Roads in the World

A great road challenges everyday notions. But most of all, it elicits a thrill. These 20 mythic highways inspire us to hit the road.<p>If you're gonna hit the road, hit some of the best roads on Earth.

Hiking

It Pays to Be Nice

… even when other people are screwing you over.<p>Research labs, like most workplaces, come in two broad varieties: The cut-throat kind, where researchers are always throwing elbows in a quest for prestige, and the collaborative kind, where they work together for the good of the team. And when David …

Leadership