Joao Reynaud

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How Stanley Kubrick Made His Masterpieces: An Introduction to His Obsessive Approach to Filmmaking

As each semester in my film course rolls around, it’s more and more apparent how time depletes the pop culture currency of those directors who did …

Filmmaking

Gin, glorious gin! 15 reasons why we're fascinated by the "infamous liquor"

Did you know gin shops were once open seven days a week, 24 hours a day? We've extracted the key facts from a fascinating book on the nation's favourite spirit<p>Olivia Williams' book <b>Gin Glorious Gin (Headline, £14.99)</b>, subtitled How Mother’s Ruin Became the Spirit of London, charts the dizzying ups …

Euro Zone Lenders, Greece Make Progress on Tax, Pension Reforms

European lenders have made important progress in talks with Greece on tax and pension reforms that are part of a package of measures Athens must …

The hotel race has begun in Havana as Airbnb and Starwood compete for bookings

When the United States announced it would resume full diplomatic relations with Cuba, Airbnb didn’t waste any time. The room-sharing service announced 1,000 listings in Havana and other Cuban cities in April 2015; the company now says it has 4,000 listings for guests to choose from.<p>But Airbnb is …

Cuba

Immigrants And Their Billion Dollar Startups

A new paper by the National Foundation for American Policy, a non-profit, non-partisan research organization says immigrants play a key role in creating new, fast-growing companies. Immigrants have started more than half (44 of 87) of America’s startup companies valued at a billion dollars or more …

Peter Thiel

20 Inspirational Quotes From Famous Scientists

The great science minds of history have provided inspirational quotes on their findings, philosophy, and understanding of the world around us. These quotes have inspired generations of young explorers, eager to learn more about the world and motivated toward betterment.<p>When you need a bit more …

Germany's economic engine throttles back over 'what if' uncertainties

BERLIN (Reuters) - Nervousness among buyers of German goods around the world - often over problems that have yet to materialize - is forcing some of the nation’s small- and mid-sized manufacturers to postpone investments, and threatening to stunt economic growth.<p>A worker attaches a handle to a jug …

Economy

Why Shares of Toyota Motor Corporation Fell Over 13% in February

Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda, speaking at an event on Jan. 31. Investors worried about a slowing global economy sold off the Japanese auto giant's shares in February. Image source: Toyota.<p><b>What:</b> Shares of <b>Toyota Motor Corporation</b> fell over 13% in February. The Japanese auto giant's dollar-denominated …

Microsoft is trying to bring back the '80s with its Windows 10 strategy

In 1980, IBM contracted a startup called Microsoft to deliver DOS, an operating system for its forthcoming IBM PC, on a tight deadline.<p>The IBM PC came out in 1981 and soon became a smash hit, surpassing the leading Apple II.<p>A horde of competitors rushed to build their own "IBM Compatible" clones …

Windows 10

Debtor days are over as BIS calls time on world credit binge

The world’s credit boom is beginning to show dangerous signs of unraveling, ushering in a period of fresh turmoil for the over-indebted global economy, the Bank of International Settlements has warned.<p>The globe’s top financial watchdog called time on the world’s debt binge, noting that debt …

7 things we’ve learned from the Ashley Madison leak

Hackers who stole user information from the infidelity network AshleyMadison.com last month dumped their trove of email and street addresses, phone …

Ashley Madison

Sepp Blatter stands down as Fifa president - the life, times and controversies which damaged his career

Sepp Blatter has stood down as Fifa president after 17 years at the helm. Here are the stand-out highs and lows of his controversial career at the top<p>Sepp Blatter has announced he will step down as Fifa president on a day of stunning developments in world football.<p>The 79-year-old Swiss has called …

China Abandons One-Child Policy

Limit on families is raised to two children, ending a 35-year-old policy that led to myriad social and economic ills in China<p>BEIJING—China will abandon its one-child policy, perhaps the most notorious of the Communist Party’s intrusions into Chinese lives, amid a looming demographic crunch that …

China

David Cameron warns of lengthy Syria campaign

Prime minister says airstrikes are complex as defence secretary Michael Fallon says four British Tornados dealt a real blow to Isis with hits on oilfields<p>Britain’s military action in Syria is complex and difficult and is going to take time, David Cameron has said.<p>Four British Tornados hit seven …

Russia accepts anti-doping ban; announces punishment for 5 athletes

Russia vowed Thursday to work "very actively" with track and field's governing body to eradicate the doping culture that led to its blanket ban from international competition, possibly including next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.<p>The decision by Russia's athletics federation not to contest the …

Doping

Mecca stampede: At least 717 killed and hundreds injured in crush during hajj

At least 863 people have been hurt in a stampede in Saudi Arabia during the pilgrimage in the deadliest incident in 25 years which the health minister blamed on unruly pilgrims<p><b>• At least 717 pilgrims killed outside Mecca</b> <b><br>• Saudi Arabia's crown prince orders investigation</b> <b><br>• Saudi health minister</b> …

Russia confirms Sinai plane crash was the work of terrorists

By Andrew Roth<p>, Reporter<p>MOSCOW — Russian officials on Tuesday confirmed that the midair explosion of a Russian jetliner over the Sinai desert last month that killed all 224 people aboard was the result of a terrorist attack.<p>In response, Russia significantly stepped up its airstrike campaign in …

Airplanes

Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre': 2,000 feared dead in Nigeria

Amnesty International calls the killings ‘a disturbing and bloody escalation’ and a local defence group says its fighters have given up trying to count the bodies<p>Boko Haram escapee: ‘I kept stepping on dead bodies’<br>• Latest: Two suspected child suicide bombers attack Nigerian market<p>Hundreds of bodies …

Charlie Hebdo Shooting: 12 Killed at Muhammad Cartoons Magazine in Paris

PARIS — Masked gunmen armed with AK-47s and shouting "Allahu Akbar" stormed the offices of a French satirical news magazine Wednesday in a terror attack that left 12 people dead, including the editor and two police officers.<p>The suspects shot dead one of the officers on the street as they fled — …

Paris explosives are a key clue to plot

<b>(CNN) —</b> French prosecutors say the bombs used in the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday were made from TATP, a fact that yields important clues about the way the plot was planned and executed.<p>TATP-based bombs are built using the common household ingredient hydrogen peroxide, which is used to …

10 Signs You're Dating the Wrong Person

<i>Co-authored by Elena Nicolaou, writing intern at Avelist</i><p>1) <b>You're constantly fighting.</b> Each relationship is different, and some people are more prone to outbursts than others, but there's a big difference between communicating disagreements and working through them with fighting. Make sure what …

Relationships

Apple faces lawsuit over data bills tied to Wi-Fi Assist

Apple is facing a lawsuit over a new software feature that lets iPhones switch to cellular data when the Wi-Fi signal is weak.<p>Wi-Fi Assist has provoked complaints from customers since Apple introduced the feature in mid-September with the latest version of its iOS software for iPhones and iPads. …

Processed meats do cause cancer - WHO

<b>Processed meats - such as bacon, sausages and ham - do cause cancer, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).</b><p>Its report said 50g of processed meat a day - less than two slices of bacon - increased the chance of developing colorectal cancer by 18%.<p>Meanwhile, it said red meats were "probably …

Processed Meat

Aldi to increase staff wages to minimum of £8.40 an hour

Company is to introduce the minimum pay in February, and the move follows rivals Morrisons and Lidl in hiking staff wages<p>Aldi has pledged to increase staff wages to a minimum rate of £8.40 per hour from February next year.<p>The company has confirmed that all of its UK employees will be paid at least …

TalkTalk attack: 'Urgent action needed' on cyber-crime

<b>Business leaders have called for urgent action to tackle cyber-crime after an attack on TalkTalk, calling it one of the biggest threats facing companies.</b><p>The Institute of Directors (IoD) said only "serious breaches" made the headlines, but attacks on British businesses "happen constantly".<p>The …

Customers

Purple reign: Yotam Ottolenghi’s beetroot recipes

Get with the beet this autumn, be it in soups, salads or salsas<p>A slight departure, if I may: rather than writing about beetroot, the ingredient that ties this week’s recipes together, I want to talk about Soup For Syria, which was published last week. It’s a collection of soup recipes, curated and …

Syrian Refugees