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The international fixtures of FC Barcelona players

As many as 18 first team members are called up to represent their respective nations<br>Another week of international matches is upon us, which leaves</b> …

Soccer

How Jamaica Fell for the Desert Boot: The Story of Reggae’s Love Affair With Clarks

clark boots in jamaica<p>There’s a lot more history, geography, and, well, swagger, pieced into the simple design of a Clarks Desert Boot than first greets the eye. Its trademark stitchdown profile, in fact, traces a veritable timeline of modern cool, snaking from the South African veldt, through the …

Ligue 1 would consider accepting Barcelona should Catalonia gain independence

France Prime Minister Manuel Vallas has told the French publication Journal du Dimanche that he would consider allowing Barcelona into Ligue 1 should …

Caroline Flack: “My stalker still haunts me”

Most of us don’t think twice about tagging ourselves on social media, but after being victimised by a stalker, <i>X Factor</i> presenter Caroline Flack says …

Rob Kardashian

How to Squeeze More Life From Your Aging Laptop

Cheap cures for common ailments<p>Looking to squeeze another year out of your aging portable? The common ailments below can be cured for $150 or less. …

Check Out This Amazing Metal Gear Solid Cosplay

The Tokyo Game Show is known for amazing cosplay, but we ran into a group that went above and beyond with their wonderfully creative Metal Gear Solid costumes.<p>Check out the gallery below for a look at the Metal Gear group, and come back later for links to our full cosplay roundup! Click any …

Metal Gear

Say cheese: the whey forward in renewable plastics

Whey from cheese production and other agricultural waste can be a valuable raw material for new biodegradable plastic. A European research project is working on using these by-products in laminated cardboard for food packaging.<p>Futuris visited a plant where the research is being carried out. Maria …

A reggae singer, a failed assassination and the turmoil of modern Jamaica

An attempted murder on singer Bob Marley took place in Kingston, just prior to the general election and days before he was supposed to perform at the Smile Jamaica Concert to ease political tensions. The 1976 attack severely wounded Marley, his wife Rita and several others. Not much is known about …

Citizen Journalism

Drake Covers Reggae Stars Sizzla And Gyptian Classics .. WATCH

Drake has always have a love for reggae and Jamaican culture. The Toronto emcee is close friends with Mavado and Popcaan, but also has a knock for …

Reggae

Microsoft's Windows 10 privacy headache extends into gaming

Is Windows 10 going to disable pirated games? Probably not<p>Windows 10 launched nearly three weeks ago, and while millions of people are upgrading there have been a number of privacy concerns around the new OS. Default settings send information to Microsoft, enable bandwidth sharing to distribute …

The world's top 10 fashion brands are worth $122 billion

Luxury fashion has become a huge global business in the past few decades. Several major brands are dominant players. But brands not traditionally associated with luxury have also established themselves. Taken together, these 10 brands are worth a whopping $121.74 billion.

Gary Neville: Chelsea defeat shows English football is on the ropes

Football Expert @GNev2<p>Gary Neville: Chelsea defeat shows English football is on the ropes<p>Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville claims English football is …

The Wi-Fi sniffing drones are here

Marketers have come up with a new way to track a given customer's movement: put a drone on them. According to <i>Venturebeat</i>, a marketing company called Adnear is using drones as part of a test campaign to track user locations through device IDs. It's similar to what marketers already do in stores and …

Will Smith’s First Real Box-Office Bust Left His Mind “Broken”

Until recently, all earthly evidence has suggested that <b>Will Smith</b> is superhuman. This is a man whose films have grossed over $6.6 billion at the box office. This is a man who watched as every one of his films made during a nearly 20-year span opened at No. 1 in North American box offices. This is a …

Box Office

The Top Video Games Of 2015

It’s very difficult to pick a top 10 list for upcoming video games.<p>2015 is filled with interesting and exciting titles, from PC and new-gen exclusives, to cross-platform entries, and from sequels to brand-new IPs.<p>In this post we’ll take a look at a bunch of these, and we’ll do so in alphabetical …

The day football went bonkers - in pics - Telegraph

Soccer

Which is Best - Managing, Time, Cost or Quality?

5 things about Obama's Robin Hood tax plan

The proposal faces long odds in the GOP-controlled Congress.<p>President Barack Obama would take from the rich and give to everyone else as part of a sweeping tax plan he intends to push Tuesday in his State of the Union address.<p>The Robin Hood-style proposal would raise taxes on capital gains and …

Income Inequality

The Graphic, Unscientific Process of Getting a Virginity Certificate in Afghanistan

In the graphic opening of “Love Crimes,” writer Jen Percy interviews an Afghani hymen doctor after her first interpreter refuses to translate the sexual details. There are ledes, and then there are ledes. Percy examines the progress, if minimal, of women’s liberation in Afghanistan. She visits …

Menstruation

Controversial Paper Suggests Wi-Fi Exposure More Dangerous To Kids Than Previously Thought

Most parents would be concerned if their children had significant exposure to lead, chloroform, gasoline fumes, or the pesticide DDT. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IRIC), part of the United Nations’ World Health Organization (WHO), classifies these and more than 250 other agents …

Teens

Top five factors affecting oil prices in 2015

<i>This post is in partnership with Time. The article below was originally published at Time.com</i><p>By Nick Cunningham/Oilprice.com<p>As we ring in the New …

Israel to freeze tax payment to Palestinians over ICC bid

Israel will withhold critical tax revenue and seek ways to bring war crimes prosecutions against Palestinian leaders in retaliation for Palestinian moves to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), Israeli officials said on Saturday.<p>Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced …

Israel

10 Things You Need To Know Today

<b>AirAsia Flight Vanishes</b>. Early Sunday, AirAsia flight QZ8501 from Indonesia to Singapore lost contact with air traffic control. The Airbus 320-200 had 155 passengers on board. The flight is thought to have crashed near the Indonesian island of Belitung, an official from Indonesia's National Search …

Associated Press News

TV Premiere Dates 2014: The Complete Guide

Don't know when your shows are back on TV? THR has compiled a comprehensive list of the year's programs from the broadcast, cable and premium …

UEFA Champions League group stage draw: Live results

The UEFA Champions League draw gets underway at 5:45 p.m. local time, 11:45 a.m. ET from Monaco, and will set the 32 teams remaining in the competition into eight groups. They'll play each other home and away, with the top two from each group advancing to the knockout round of the competition. …

Champions League 2014-15: Group-by-group guide - Telegraph

Hemp fibres 'better than graphene'

<b>The waste fibres from hemp crops can be transformed into high-performance energy storage devices, scientists say.</b><p>They "cooked" cannabis bark into carbon nanosheets and built supercapacitors "on a par with or better than graphene" - the industry gold standard.<p>Electric cars and power tools could …

Graphene