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To-Do Dubai

Ten Essentials on a Visit to the Energetic Emirate<p>A contemporary conglomeration of highways and skyscrapers, Dubai essentially emerged from the sand in less than a third of a century and its migrating Bedouin populations left few heritage sites behind. Sightseeing attractions are limited but there …

Apple now hiring for its first Singapore retail store

Apple’s first brick-and-mortar retail store in Singapore is one step closer, with Cupertino hiring staff to man its next Apple Store expansion.<p>The company’s website lists 14 job postings for the store, with positions including business manager, business specialist, and Apple Store leader. The …

Turkey nabs French IS jihadist after hair transplant: report

The Dogan news agency quoted police sources saying the man, identified as Mehdibend Said, was under surveillance after entering the country from Syria, where he was plotting a terrorist attack on Turkish soil.<p>He was arrested at dawn after local intelligence services in the town of Izmir, on the …

Certain Creatures feat. ShadowBox: The Suffering Seas

Certain Creatures, aka Brooklyn-based musician Oliver Chapoy, goes the duet route in his dark experimental track "The Suffering Seas." ShadowBox's (aka Bonnie Baxter) rhythmic, high-pitched exhalations pair perfectly with the accompanying visuals: Butoh artists dancing under a single light. "We had …

Buddhism

Pope says nope to smartphones at dinner

We know Pope Francis is a fan of technology. He is on Twitter with 8 million followers and when in public, the guy never turns down a selfie request.<p>But His Holiness wants us all to put away our smartphones when seated at the dinner table.<p>Francis did not stutter on this point during his weekly …

See inside the R2-D2 plane everyone wants to ride

You know it to be true: We got a look inside the R2-D2 plane on Thursday.<p>The <i>Star Wars</i>-themed Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, painted by Japan's All …

Watch This: Apple's 'Flop' Might Be Right On Time

With football season in full swing, there’s a good chance we’ve all seen one of those plays where a running back breaks free and has clear daylight to the end zone. Then, mysteriously, he decides to check <i>behind</i> him to see if someone is catching up. Clearly, Mr. Breakaway didn’t spend enough time …

Apple Watch

Your Shot Photo of the Month: Icelandic Ice Cave

Magical moonscape? Try earthbound Iceland.<p>“This shows a cave formed in an outlet glacier by the huge Vatnajökull ice cap,” says French photographer Romain Loubeyre, who lives in Dubai. “Exploring it felt like exploring another planet. The colors, the light, and the shapes are found nowhere …

Travel Photography

Chrome will pause Flash plugins to improve laptop battery life

<b>Update, August 29:</b> Google announced that the Flash-pausing feature will begin to roll out from September 1 via an update to Chrome. Prepare to see gray boxes in the places where Flash ads normally are. Like this:<p>Not all ads will be caught. HTML 5-based ads will go through unaffected.<p><b>Original post,</b> …

Software