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Barbie trades in her pink convertible for a hoverboard drone

After fifty years of pink convertibles and dream homes, Barbie is modernizing rapidly. First the iconic doll got three new body shapes to more realistically represent the proportions of actual human women, and now she's getting that most important of contemporary status symbols — a hoverboard. But …


44 Simple, Healthy Fish Recipes for Crazy-Busy Weeknights

Nothing fancy, showy, or meaty here. Just our best simple fish recipes—perfect for weeknights.<p>Nothing fancy, showy, or meaty here. Just our best simple fish recipes—perfect for weeknights.


Pork Chop Recipe

Step 1<p>Brine The Pork<p>Grab the pork chops and prick all over with a fork or knife. Stir the cider vinegar, horseradish sauce, oil together with a pinch …

NYC jury hears details of modern masters forgery scandal

NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest chapter of a scandal that's jolted New York's art world, a federal jury is hearing about a Chinese immigrant who forged fakes of modern masters such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko in his garage, a once-reputable Manhattan gallery that sold them and the wealthy …

Fine Art

Space chimpanzee alive and well: archive, 1 February 1961

1 February 1961: Ham the chimpanzee, part of Nasa’s programme to put a man in space, flew 155 miles up in the Mercury capsule<p><b>Cape Canaveral, January 31.</b><p>A chimpanzee named Ham, fired into space by United States scientists today in a rehearsal for the American man-in-space project, went higher, …

Space Exploration

An International Guide to Humor

As a touring comedian, I travel more than a fugitive flight attendant. And if you get around even a fraction of as much as I do, you know that when …

Africa's largest economy needs a $3.5 billion emergency loan after getting hammered by the oil crash

The request comes as Africa's largest economy grapples with a $15 billion budget deficit in the wake of the oil crash that has seen prices fall about 70% in the last year and a half.<p>The FT's Shawn Donnan and Maggie Fick report that Nigeria's finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, told the FT these loans …