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Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi's claim his country has finer wine than France is dismissed by French people

Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi’s claims that his country produces finer wine than France has been dismissed by the French.<p>Mr Renzi claimed Italy …

Best Coast slams Chris Brown for ‘perpetuating rape culture’

Bethany Cosentino isn't happy with the message in 'Back To Sleep'<p>Best Coast (Bethany Consentino) has slammed Chris Brown for the track ‘Back to …

This Droplet of DNA Could Store 600 Smartphones Worth of Retrievable Data

To most of us, DNA stores the code of all living things.<p>But according to computer scientists, DNA may one day become the preferential storage medium …

Genetics

Meryl Streep Reveals The Film Role That She Wishes She Could Redo

Like death, taxes and fistfights at Denny’s, you can always count on Meryl Streep to score glowing accolades for her work. The 66-year-old acting legend is a bonafide Oscar magnet that picks up awards and gushing reviews the way average folks snap up M&Ms. So, is there a role in her filmography …

Meryl Streep

Amazon Echo can answer questions about your kid's health

Amazon Echo's voice assistant has gained a handful of new skills, including the ability to answer questions about your kid's health. It now has access to KidsMD, a new app powered by info prepared by doctors from Boston Children's Hospital. You can ask it about various symptoms like fever, coughing …

Council paints 'eyesore' white lines around village's 11,000-year-old boulder because of accident risk

When a car crashed into a village's historic boulder, it was under threat of being moved from the spot where it has stood for an estimated 11,000 years.<p>Buckinghamshire County Council said it realised moving the stone from the middle of the road in Soulbury would be unpopular with locals, so …

Middle East

A Rare Asian Gem in a Lovely Corner of Paris

<b>Le Musée Cernuschi.</b><p>Behind the chic Parc Monceau, the darling park enclosed by massive golden gates, hides a little arts museum often overlooked on the trail of blockbusters such as Le Louvre, Orsay, or Beaubourg. It is nevertheless a must-visit showcase of Asian collections from Japan, China, …

Museums

How to become luckier, according to science

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don't mean …

Charisma

Instagram is spurring the biggest shift the fitness world has seen in decades

Consider that part of the process.<p>A "first reaction [is] to resent how much their friends are posting sweat selfies and ... drinking their shakes," says Carl Daikeler, CEO of at-home workout company Beach Body.<p>After all, the constant in-your-face nature of wellness is a sharp detour from how things …

Fitness
North Africa

This résumé for Elon Musk proves you never, ever need to use more than one page

Let's say your accomplishments range from creating an electronic-payments industry and invigorating the solar-energy market to inventing high-performance electric cars and launching a commercial space and rocket industry.<p>All of that would surely need a couple of pages to explain on a résumé, …

Elon Musk