Mike Patel

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Japanese Anime Phenomenon ‘Your Name’ Gets North American Release Date

Last weekend, the Oscar hopeful was honored as best animated feature at the Los Angeles Film Critics Awards.<p>Funimation Films will open Makoto …

Philippines president Duterte says 'time to say goodbye' to America

On visit to China the leader repeats his denunciation of Barack Obama as a ‘son of a whore’<p>President Rodrigo Duterte met with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping Thursday, state media said, as the Philippines’ leader seeks closer ties with the Asian giant while blasting his US allies.<p>Duterte is in …

China

The science of a successful first date

Anyone who's ever spent time on the dating scene knows it can be brutal out there. First dates are especially grueling. The awkward …

Psychology

8 Cities Around the World That are Perfect for Solo Travelers

If you're itching to see the world but can't find a travel buddy, don't be afraid to go it alone. You'll of course want to do some serious research …

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

Nutrition

World's largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, arrives in Southampton

The largest cruise ship in the world - three times longer than the height of Big Ben - has arrived in Southampton after its maiden voyage.<p>The 1,188ft long Harmony of the Seas cost one billion US dollars (£695 million), can carry 6,780 guests and 2,100 crew, and took more than two-and-a-half years …

Royal Caribbean

Urgent repairs ordered on Boeing 787 Dreamliner engines

Airlines have been ordered to carry out an urgent fix on 176 Boeing 787 Dreamliners because of an engine icing problem.<p>The instruction has been given by the Federal Aviation Administration Authority in the US and follows an incident on Jan 29 when one of the two engines on a Japan Airlines 787 shut …

After Confederate flag controversy, GOP House replaces US flag display with state coins

This is a story about flags, coins, congressional spending bills and a tunnel. But sometimes there’s more than meets the eye behind what appears to be a rather innocuous series of seemingly non-related events.<p>The Architect of the Capitol announced last September it would close off the tunnel that …

Nikki Haley

ISIS Wants a Truce

In the new edition of its magazine, ISIS floats the idea of a truce. Is the group flagging—or is this just another trick?<p>After months of being …

Middle East

Head Back to School Via Flipboard’s Virtual Classroom

It seems early, but here in California many kids are already back to school. And while we don’t really miss the days of homework and gym class, we do …