Melanie Kang Ling

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Angela Merkel 'firm favourite' for Nobel prize over refugee crisis - but losing favour in Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel emerges as the firm favourite for the 2015 peace prize but faces growing opposition to her refugee policy at home<p>Speculation is mounting that Angela Merkel will win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for her handling of the European refugee crisis and the war in Ukraine, …

Spider-Man will only have a small cameo in Captain America: Civil War

After the news that Tom Holland (<b>The Impossible</b>) would be our new Peter Parker/Spider-Man (having beaten 1500 other actors and screen tested with …

Iron Man actress Leslie Bibb teases return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Leslie Bibb, the actress who played reporter Christine Everhart in <b>Iron Man</b> and <b>Iron Man 2</b>, has just teased her imminent return to the Marvel Cinematic …

Anna Paquin's Rogue featured in new images from X-Men: Days of Future Past - The Rogue Cut

With less than three weeks to go until the release of The Rogue Cut of <b>X-Men: Days of Future Past</b>, a selection of images have arrived online featuring …

Is Apple prepping to nix the iPhone’s home button?

It looks like Apple is getting ready for a world without the home button.<p>CNN reported today that the Cupertino, California, company had quietly acquired 26 of 31 patents from biometric security company Privaris between 2012 and 2014. Based in Charlottesville, Virginia, the startup specializes in …

They Promised Us Jetpacks...and Might Deliver

After many years of development, rumor has it that Martin's first commercial jet-pack is to hit the market next year at $150,000 a piece.<p>Considering …

Sweden is boosting its military after Russia's ominous warning

Sweden, which is not part of NATO and has a tradition of not joining military alliances, will take part in NATO exercises in Spain in September.<p>Hultqvist told a Swedish newspaper that the decision was a result of Russian military movements.<p>"It's a general fact that Russia is carrying out bigger, …

Android Circuit: New Galaxy S6 Plus Leaks, Microsoft's Trojan Horse, Google Attacks Apple Music

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit includes leaked details on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Plus, Google’s counter-attack against Apple Music, Microsoft Office’s arrival on Android smartphones, Hello Kitty’s official Android Wear watch face, …

14 Things You Never Knew About Kate Middleton

There's more to her fairytale life than you thought.<p>You may think you know everything about the Duchess of Cambridge. After all, not a day goes by without a new tidbit from her life making the news (and, yes, we're totally guilty). But there is a lot more to the the future queen beyond her …

This Bricklaying Robot Can Build A House In Two Days

Replacing ancient human art with mechanical precision<p>An engineer in Perth wants to mechanize one of humanity’s oldest jobs. His robot is named “Hadrian,” after the Roman Emperor who built a wall in Northern Britain, and it can lay 1,000 bricks an hour. With a building plan programmed in, it …

Jason Sheldon: My Response to Taylor Swift’s Agent

After my public response to Taylor Swift’s open letter to Apple, I didn’t quite expect the phenomenal reaction it received. I knew it was …