Phil Brewster

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Golfer's hedge fund bids on Nabi tablet maker

The bidding war for Fuhu, the maker of children's tablets that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in early December, has begun. <br>The hedge fund founded by Australian golfer Greg Norman, Great White Shark Opportunity Fund LP, made a $10-million bid for the El Segundo manufacturer of the popular Nabi …

Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction

• https://global.oup.com/academic/covers/pop-up/9780199663835<p>Damien Keown<p>Very Short Introductions<p>Remains one of the most accessible introductions to …

Buddhism

Weird Weapons And Other Surprising Objects From The First World War

Gauntlet dagger<p>This gauntlet dagger – sometimes also known as a ‘punching’ dagger – is designed to be worn on the bearer’s arm like a glove during …

World War I

In Cuba, Pope delivers veiled critique

<b>(CNN) —</b> Pope Francis landed in Cuba on Saturday, quickly calling on the communist nation to "open itself to the world," while praising its recent restoration of diplomatic ties with the United States.<p>Francis was greeted by President Raul Castro at Jose Marti International airport in Havana, where …

Cuba

Espresso Cola: Give Your Soda the Coffee Treatment It Deserves

Big-time caffeine and serious flavor: the Espresso Cola is the afternoon pick-me-up of our dreams.<p>There's caffeine and then there's the kind of big-time caffeine boost you'll get from topping off a bottle of Coca-Cola with two shots of espresso. But that's sort of the point, according to <b>Mike Haft</b> …

Coffee

Farmers Market Summer Vegetarian Sides

I had no intention of really cooking much for the fourth since we were hiding inside (our dog really hates fireworks and it’s easiest just to watch a …

Farmers' Markets

Vietnamese Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps Recipe

While I love a creamy chicken salad made with mayo as much as the next person, sometimes I'm in the mood for something lighter, something vibrant …

Hiroshima: 70 years on, one survivor remembers the horror of the world's first atomic bombing

As Japan marks 70 years since the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atom bombs, Yukiko Nakabushi talk about her crusade against nuclear weapons<p>It was a warm summer’s morning and five-year-old Yukiko Nakabushi was the first to arrive at nursery school. She sat playing quietly as she waited for her friends to …

China discovers winged, feathered 'dragon' dinosaur

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> Around 125 million years ago, a mule-sized dinosaur with a long tail and short, resplendently-feathered wings roamed a corner of what is now northeastern China.<p>Researchers revealed the discovery of Zhenyuanlong suni, a close relative of its far more famous cousin -- the …

Paleontology

This Instagram Account Offers a New Perspective on China

LightBox Newsletter<p>Sign up to receive the latest from TIME's photo editors. View Sample<p>When Kevin Frayer moved to China two years ago, the freelance …

China

Overpasses: A love story

With American transportation in crisis, why are we spending our money on massive new roads? An investigation of one city’s addiction to megahighways.<p>MILWAUKEE—The Marquette Interchange is an engineering marvel, a steel and concrete symphony of girders and flyovers at the edge of downtown Milwaukee, …

Urban Design

Paris Review - E. L. Doctorow, The Art of Fiction No. 94

Interviewed by George Plimpton<p>Issue 101, Winter 1986<p>This interview on the craft of writing with E. L. Doctorow is one of the first in this series conducted in public—which it was, under the auspices of The Poetry Center, in the main auditorium of New York City’s famed cultural spa, the 92nd Street …

Literature

NASA photos of Earth: Comparing the planet 1972 to 2015

The 1972 "Blue Marble" photo of Earth offered a previously unseen view of the world: A single image of the planet lit by the sun. In an instant, the image became iconic.<p>Since that time, many satellite photos of Earth have been taken in different ways and from different views. Usually, because the …

John Horton Conway: the world’s most charismatic mathematician

John Horton Conway is a cross between Archimedes, Mick Jagger and Salvador Dalí. For many years, he worried that his obsession with playing silly games was ruining his career – until he realised that it could lead to extraordinary discoveries<p>On a late September day in 1956, John Horton Conway left …

Mathematics

24 Ways Chefs are Cooking up Change Outside of the Kitchen

Chefs have a unique part to play in making the food system more environmentally sustainable, socially just, and delicious. They connect producers and …

Food

World Bicycle Relief: Helping African Farmers Two Wheels at a Time

In many parts of Africa, owning a reliable bicycle can be the difference between success and failure for small farmers like Georgina Situmbeko, a …

Farming

Archaeology and the South China Sea

Recently, Vietnamese and Western media resumed reporting on China’s HD-981 oil rig, after it was redeployed to disputed waters, dredging up memories …

China
Archaeology

Searching for the Italian Dumpling: Jenn Louis's Pasta by Hand

<i>We're sitting down with our favorite writers and cooks to talk about their upcoming cookbooks, their best food memories, and just about anything else.</i><p><i>Today: Jenn Louis, the executive chef and co-owner of Lincoln and Sunshine Tavern in Portland, Oregon, shares with us the inspiration and process</i> …

75 Reasons Green Food Is the Best Food

Yes, we compiled 75 recipes in honor of our favorite color of food.<p><b>Sometimes, we just can't get enough green.</b> No, really. So we created this monster slideshow that celebrates our favorite color of food. Break out these recipes on St. Patrick's Day if you want to get really festive.

Healthy Eating

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Archaeology

To trail a mockingbird

As Harper Lee's much anticipated second novel is released, David G Allan visits tiny Monroeville – the setting of To Kill a Mockingbird – where her first novel famously lives on.<p>Nelle Harper Lee was born, raised and will probably die in tiny Monroeville, Alabama. Despite the fame and global …

Literature

Such charm! History, elephants, tea, Buddhism

BEFORE our trip to Sri Lanka, a friend told us that the country enjoys a reputation as a “combination of India, Kenya and the Maldives.” It has …

Asia Travel
Archaeology
Archaeology