Emmanuel Palmer

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David Cameron rebukes ministers for saying they would vote to leave EU

David Cameron has rebuked Michael Gove and Philip Hammond after they indicated that they would vote to leave the EU if a referendum on British …

Parabola Chair by Carlo Aiello Design Studio

During ICFF 2013, LA-based designer Carlo Aiello will launch the Parabola chair, a sculptural porous chair made of metal.<p>The chair appears to curve …


Apple stores 'to get Norman Foster makeover'

Norman Foster’s architecture firm has won a contract to design Apple’s retail stores, according to sources close to the project.<p>Foster + Partners, the company designing Apple’s new “spaceship” headquarters, has been tasked with revamping its retail outlets, in another coup for the British architect.<p>…

Our discussion on the topic of China and its use of the internet starts in ten minutes. Join via our website or follow on twitter using #askeconomist http://econ.st/16BdNzh

North Korea: international leaders react to missile placement

Charging up Motor City

NEARLY 75 years after the last car rolled off its assembly line, little Detroit Electric, which built 13,000 electric cars between 1907 and 1939, …

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How might your choice of internet browser affect your job prospects? http://econ.st/YoiOu7

Imagine everything you own being only what you stole. http://trib.al/x61rU8w (Photograph: Reuters/Maine police)

Next Xbox won't be backwards-compatible, report says

Microsoft's decision to switch to new AMD chips for its next Xbox suggests that the upcoming console won't support Xbox 360 games, a new report has …

Like People, Bees Learn From Watching One Another

Human Journey<p>Bumblebees may not have the large, highly-developed brains that certain other animals possess – us extremely intelligent primates, for example – but they can perform surprisingly sophisticated tasks, like using logic and picking up cues from their fellow bees. Scientists at the …

Climate Change Could Mean Bumpier Flights

Scientists predict the frequency of clear-air turbulence will double by mid-century.<p><b>Buckle up—thanks to climate change, airline passengers may be in for a bumpier ride.</b><p><b>By 2050, airplanes could see a doubling in instances of moderate-intensity turbulence over the North Atlantic Ocean—one of the</b> …

Exploring the Natural History of Polar Bears

Changing Planet<p>Icon of the Arctic, the polar bear thrives in the remote Arctic landscape of ice and snow. World-renowned polar bear scientist Ian Stirling offers his thoughts on the state of polar bears in the wild, the threats they face today, and insights from his recent book, <i>Polar Bears: A</i> …

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Happy Tree Friends - By The Seat Of Your Pants

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First image and synopsis for Captain America: The Winter Soldier

We heard over the weekend that filming had begun on <b>Captain America: The Winter Soldier</b>, and now Marvel Studios has officially announced that …

Margaret Thatcher May Have Helped Invent Soft-Serve Ice Cream

Before she became the "Milk Snatcher," Thatcher found another way to work with dairy.<p>Despite her work in the field, though, Thatcher didn't love chemistry. ("I just didn't like staying in the laboratory that long," she once explained. "I wanted to have more direct work to do with people.") But her …

Queens Of The Stone Age announce ‘…Like Clockwork’ tracklisting – listen to first track

The band's sixth album will be released through the Matador label on June 3<p>Queens Of The Stone Age will release their forthcoming new album <b>‘…Like</b> …

The 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party

Graydon Carter’s annual Oscar-night party drew a glittering crowd to the Sunset Tower Hotel, in Los Angeles.

The Chinese internet is booming. Twice as many Chinese use the internet than Americans. Chinese internet firms like Tencent, Baidu and Alibaba are just as successful as their western counterparts. But how is this technology changing society? Today at 4pm Beijing / 9am London time, The Economist’s China correspondent, Gady Epstein, will be hosting a discussion on the topic. Join via our website or via twitter using #askeconomist. You can also pose a question by commenting below or via twitter using the same hashtag: http://econ.st/ZhgfMi