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The best free and paid Android app development courses

Start Building Your Android App Today!<p><b>Android Authority</b> is proud to present the <b>DGiT Academy</b>: the most detailed and comprehensive course covering every aspect of Android app development, run by our own Gary Sims. Whether you are an absolute beginner with zero coding knowledge or a veteran …

Android News

Italian village offers €2,000 gifts to boost dwindling population

Bormida, population 394, also offering homes to rent for as little €50 a month in effort to persuade people to move there<p>The mayor of a remote mountain village in Italy is offering to pay €2,000 (£1,700) to anyone who moves there, in an attempt to save it from becoming a ghost town.<p>Those who take …

Sea Level

Montreal Surprises With a Mix of Old and New

Parks, waterways, and stunning views charm a photographer on his first visit.<p>One of the most visited metropolises in Canada, Montreal makes a first impression like no other. The city is the largest in Quebec, and it charms with its <i>rues</i> and parks, then surprises with an industrial edge. It’s …

Vintage Maps Rekindle the Romance of Early Air Travel

Before pat downs and checked baggage fees, commercial flight carried an air of mystery and adventure.<p>In the early days of the 20th century, an exciting new mode of travel became possible. Anyone with enough money could take to the skies on a commercial flight. Trips that would take weeks by sea …

Chip Cards Are Still Frustrating And Confusing People

Chip cards have been around for about a year now—or at least, on October 1 last year, retailers were required to start using chip card terminals or take on fraud liability themselves—but consumers still aren’t used to them, a new study has found. About eight out of 10 shoppers are confused about …

Identity Theft

Physicists Say Twin Towers Destroyed by Controlled Demolition on 9/11

<b>(</b><b>ANTIMEDIA</b><b>)</b> <i>—</i> Christmas has come early for “conspiracy theorists” around the world. An academic report published by <i>Europhysics News</i> in time for the …

British parliament to debate petition calling for second EU referendum

Britain's parliament is to debate a petition signed by more than 4 million members of the public calling for a second referendum on European Union membership, but will not take a decision on whether to re-run last month's vote.<p>The event will take place on Sept. 5 in parliament's second debating …

United Kingdom

Angola and China bans Islam and Islamic Clothing Respectively

New Toyota Prius review: we test the 'love it or hate it' hybrid

Teens have a smart reason for abandoning Facebook and Twitter

When my digital media students are sitting, waiting for class to start, and staring at their phones, they are not checking Facebook. They’re not checking Instagram or Pinterest or Twitter. No, they’re catching up on the news of the day by checking out their friends’ Stories on Snapchat, chatting in …

Social Media

The Biggest Myth About Warming Up Your Car in Winter Is Doing Your Engine More Harm Than Good

Stop idling.<p><b>Editor's note 1 February 2016:</b> This article refers spefically to gasoline engines. And make sure you wait until your car is warmed up …

Engines

Windows 10 Mobile is coming to Windows Phone devices in 2016 (Updated)

Microsoft didn’t talk much about Windows 10 Mobile at its big press event yesterday, aside from unveiling the first devices that will run it (Lumia 950, Lumia 950XL, and Lumia 550). The company did slip out a timeframe for when the new operating system would arrive for existing Windows Phone …

Everything You Need To Know From Microsoft’s Massive Hardware Event

Microsoft this morning announced a grip of new hardware, including Surface products, high-end smartphones, a wearable, Windows 10 for the Xbox One and its first laptop.<p>The laptop, called the Surface Book, stunned in an event marked largely by products Microsoft watchers were expecting.<p>TechCrunch …

Microsoft Surface

13 Of The World's Most Colorful Lakes

These 13 colorful lakes are like something out of a dream.<p>These naturally bold beauties are like something out of a dream.

63 pictures of Queen Elizabeth II from every year of her record reign

In her 63 years as monarch, she has undertaken 261 official overseas visits to 116 countries. She has given audience to 12 British prime ministers and met 12 US presidents.<p>And on Wednesday, Queen Elizabeth II will dethrone Queen Victoria for the title of the country's longest-reigning monarch, …

Queen Elizabeth II

How Britain came to revere Elizabeth II, its longest-reigning monarch | The Washington Post

Published on September 8, 2015<p>Scholars say the first king of a united England was an Anglo-Saxon warrior named Athelstan, crowned in A.D. 924. He is lost in the mists of time, though many of his successors have left their mark.<p>The tyrannical and much married Henry VIII, who ruled from 1509 to 1547, …

Prince Charles

How wealthy is the Queen? Not as rich as you think

Queen Elizabeth II may be one of the most influential women in the world, but Her Majesty's wealth has declined in comparison to other billionaires over her six-decade reign, according to Bloomberg.<p>The Queen, who today becomes the longest-serving monarch in British history, is worth £277m, a mere …

Buckingham Palace

Queen Elizabeth II: The platinum monarch?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just like her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria before her, Elizabeth II was never expected to rule; as the eldest daughter of the king's second son, Prince Albert (later King George VI), hers was a life destined to be lived in relative privacy, until the 1936 abdication of her uncle, …

Queen Elizabeth II

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Japan

Why The Pig Is The Most Loved And Most Loathed Animal On The Plate

In 1849 an American farmer watched a sow give birth and was moved to record a diary entry: "Pigs! Pigs! Pork! Pork! Pork!"<p>The writer's enthusiasm — dug up by historical geographer Sam Bowers Hilliard for Hog Meat and Hoecake, his examination of Southern foodways — is understandable. Swine reproduce …

Pigs

48 Pictures That Prove Iceland Is Actually Another Planet

Your bucket list just got a whole lot longer.

How to learn 30 languages

Some people can speak a seemingly impossible number of tongues. How do they manage it, asks David Robson, and what can we learn from them?<p>Out on a sunny Berlin balcony, Tim Keeley and Daniel Krasa are firing words like bullets at each other. First German, then Hindi, Nepali, Polish, Croatian, …

Language

Best ice cream shops in London

From innovative approaches to the popular dessert, to generations-old Italian techniques, find your next frozen treat with our guide to London’s ice …

England

48 hours in Sydney: what to do, where to go

From beautiful beaches to amazing brunches, cool bars and fascinating foodie suburbs – a weekend in Sydney is joyride for the senses<p>Paul Keating once said Sydney was the only place to live in Australia – the rest were camping out.<p>The New South Wales capital can certainly lay claim to being one of …

Australia