Nurul Syazlin Izawati

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A Wall Street analyst's 'hot mic' upstaged Snapchat's CEO and stole the show

It happened toward the end of Snap's hourlong call on Thursday, lending a comedic, and perhaps fitting, finish to the discussion about the business' underwhelming performance.<p>Spiegel and Snap exec Imran Khan had lambasted "growth hacking" by certain unnamed competitors, a thinly veiled shot at the …

17 times JK Rowling shocked Harry Potter fans

As JK Rowling announces that a new children's book is on the way, read the revelations that have emerged since her last was published<p>1. Harry and Lord Voldemort are family<p>Unpleasant, yet inevitable in the small, slightly incestuous wizarding world. The key to this is Harry's Invisibility Cloak, …

MH370: Malaysian PM confirms Réunion debris is from missing flight

First official confirmation that part of wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight, which disappeared in March 2014 with 239 people on board, has been found<p>A piece of debris found washed ashore on a beach in the Indian Ocean came from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, the Malaysian prime minister …

Airplanes

Kyugum Hwang creates coloured Scent Palette for customising perfumes

<b>Graduate shows 2015:</b> Royal College of Art graduate Kyugum Hwang's perfume-designing station allows shoppers to create bespoke fragrances by picking …

Humans have shorter attention span than goldfish, thanks to smartphones

The average human's attention span is... oh look, a bird!<p>According to scientists, the age of smartphones has left humans with such a short attention span even a goldfish can hold a thought for longer.<p>Researchers surveyed 2,000 participants in Canada and studied the brain activity of 112 others …

Chinatown Kitchen: salted egg butter prawns recipe

This really is a dish to dive into with your hands, possibly wearing a bib. The luxurious combination of the salted egg yolks and butter flavours the evaporated milk (don’t use condensed – there’s quite an important difference) with the delicate aroma of the curry leaves. Rip the heads off the …

Food & Dining

Why do pet parrots mimic people?

Since today is “Caturday”, I had to share some videos of one of my favourite birds in the world, the diminutive budgerigar named Disco. Disco lives in western New York with his family, which includes three humans, a miniature schnauzer, and a guinea pig. But what makes Disco so interesting and …

Birds

The Downside of The Avengers adopting Spider-Man

<i>Pim Razenberg on the downside of The Avengers adopting Spider-Man…</i><p>So, there we have it! Monday this week Marvel announced their new partnership with …

19 School Lunch Ideas That Are Healthy (Mostly)

These new school lunch ideas, from sandwiches to snacks to hot meals, will reinvigorate your daily routine—and your kids will actually like them<p><b>It is a parent's eternal dilemma: What do I make the kids for lunch today?</b> And tomorrow? And next week? We fall into ruts, succumb to the tried-and-true, …

Healthy Eating

Yusuf Islam and Loudon Wainwright III celebrated at BBC 2 folk awards

The careers of Loudon Wainwright III and Yusuf Islam – formerly known as Cat Stevens – will be celebrated at this year’s Radio 2 folk awards.<p>The lifetime achievement award-winners will also perform at the ceremony, which will take place at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff on 22 April.<p>“I’ll be …

Music

The world's best coral reefs

The flutter of a fan and a the flicker of a mauve finger. The gaping of a tubular chasm and the wiggle of a beady eye.<p>These aren’t the actions of aliens, but the movements of coral, some of the most fascinating living organisms on the planet. These marine invertebrates live in colonies made up of …

Success for first non-beating heart transplant in Europe

Surgeons in Cambridge are hailing as a success the first heart transplant operation in Europe to use a non-beating heart.<p>Medical teams at Papworth Hospital spent more than a decade working on procedures to enable the landmark operation before performing the transplant earlier this month.<p>Doctors …

Medicine

Anna Kendrick Says the Barden Bellas Group Text About The Bachelor

Pitch Perfect 2 opens in theaters on May 15.<p>We’ve watched the <i>Pitch Perfect 2</i> trailer. We’ve gotten a preview of the Barden Bellas’ <b>Beyoncé</b> number. We’ve glimpsed the newest member of the acappella group, played by <b>Hailee Steinfeld</b>. And now, less than two months before the <b>Elizabeth Banks</b>-directed …

Anna Kendrick

Andreas Lubitz planned spectacular gesture that would go down in history, claims ex-girlfriend

An ex-girlfriend of the Germanwings pilot who crashed his plane in the French Alps, killing all 149 others on board, described him as 'tormented'<p>Airbus crash pilot <b>Andreas Lubitz</b>had been planning a spectacular gesture to make everyone "remember" who he was, it has been claimed.<p>An ex-girlfriend of …

Why Indian Cuisine Breaks All The Flavor Science Rules

Everything we Westerners thought we knew about flavor pairing was recently turned on its ear by a study of the delicious and contradictory jumble of sensation known as Indian cuisine.<p>But let’s step back a minute and look at how we decide what tastes good. Why do we choose certain flavor combos and …

Chickpeas

Smartly Engineered WaterNest 100 Lets Residents Live as One With Nature

This masterfully designed floating home delightfully resembles a tidy, efficient nest that a water-loving animal would build. The pod-shaped WaterNest 100, produced by EcoFloLife, has been years in the making, and the firm's patient attention to detail is evident in the unit's beautiful aesthetics …

Design

Transformers: Age of Extinction wins 'worst product placement' award

The 2015 Brandcameo product placement awards honour the best and worst product placement in the movies<p>The 2015 Brandcameo product placement awards, run by the website <b>Brandchannel</b>, honour both the best and worst product placement in the movies. This year, <b>Michael Bay's Transformers: Age of Extinction</b> …

This Museum is Designed for Fun 3D Illusion Photos Featuring Visitors

While major art museums around the world are issuing bans on selfie sticks, there’s one unusual museum in the Philippines that’s continuing to …

5 Magazines to Make History Come Alive

The word “history” is Greek for inquiry, which is knowledge acquired by investigation of the past. Scholars interpret this information and study how it relates to humans. Long, narrative accounts of events can get rather boring, but with Flipboard you can read about various perspectives you …

Ancient Civilization

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

Chappie review – robot boy grows up to become angry robot teen

It seems there’s some battery-life left in the Robocop storyline. Neill Blomkamp has created an entertaining new variation on the traditional droid theme – in fact, it’s a witty tribute to Robocop itself, wittier and more interesting than the recent dull remake. After the disappointment of Elysium, …

Dev Patel

Joss Whedon laments 'nightmare' Avengers sequel as latest trailer lands

Director Joss Whedon has admitted shoehorning a slew of superheroes into the new Avengers movie was a “nightmare”, as the latest trailer for upcoming sequel Age of Ultron hits the web.<p>Speaking to SFX magazine, Whedon said getting newcomers Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, Vision and evil robot menace …

Marvel Universe

Chappie: five surprises in Neill Blomkamp’s AI movie

There’s no shortage of the unexpected in Chappie, Blomkamp’s urban mayhem movie about the world’s first sapient machine<p>For Neill Blomkamp’s return to the mean streets of Johannesburg, the District 9 director gives us a sweet-hearted tale of futuristic ultra-violence that will do nothing for the …

Dev Patel

Russian war planes 'rehearsing attacks' in UK airspace - British military chief

Lord Stirrup raises terrifying possibility of Russian plane downing civilian jumbo jet<p>Russian war planes skirting British airspace are rehearsing …

5 Destinations for Amazing Winter Landscape Photography

When it comes to landscape and nature photography, autumn gets a lot of attention because of the bold fall colors, and so it should. In the winter, …

The Imitation Game director defends film's lack of gay sex scenes

He may have edged out more experienced film-makers such as David Fincher and Clint Eastwood for a best director nomination at this year’s Oscars, but The Imitation Game director Morten Tyldum is still being forced to defend his film against accusations that it underplayed Alan Turing’s …

Clint Eastwood

Leading climate change denier was paid by energy companies

Wei-Hock Soon earned more than $1 million publishing erroneous reports<p>Wei-Hock Soon, a leading climate change denier whose work has fortified right-wing political arguments for years, was paid more than $1.2 million by energy companies, <i>The New York Times</i> reports. New documents uncovered by …

Experts are blaming this guy's company for the Lenovo Superfish debacle

Superfish basically broke the security on a computer in a way that allowed it to read any encrypted messages sent by the PC, like passwords or banking details. It did this by doing what experts call a man-in-the middle attack, where the software can intercept the messages.<p>Websites are supposed to …

Student Re-Imagines Hungarian Currency with Beautiful, Nature-Inspired Designs

Student artist Barbara Bernat creatively re-imagines Hungarian paper money with designs that look like pages from a naturalist's sketchbook. The artist created these beautiful banknotes for a fictional currency, the Hungarian Euro, as her thesis project. She etched the drawings on copper plates, …

Art