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It’s easy to see China’s footprint in Africa. On the outskirts of Nairobi, a new highway built by a Chinese firm is crowded with bumper-to-bumper traffic, many of the cars set on tires imported from China. The landscape is dotted with construction sites and, every so often, the logo of another …Africa
Remember the name Nicole Barr. The 12-year-old girl scored a 162 on the Mensa Genius test—the highest reportable score—sending the British media into a frenzy last week. Nicole’s score, which is a measure of IQ, puts her in league with some of the greatest minds in history. Albert Einstein and …Mensa
Inside the power move that could give today’s biggest online businesses a run for their money.
In the winter of 2012, Pinterest commerce head Michael Yamartino wrote up a memo and circulated it around the office. Titled “The Case for Commerce,” the document outlined a bold and potentially risky …Pinterest
One drawback of living abroad when young is that you miss the chance to learn the nuances of everyday behavior back home. For me, the issue was that most embedded of American habits: tipping. Like many young expats from the U.S., where drinking isn’t legal until 21, I learned to drink abroad. My …News (Hong Kong)
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Instead of insulting your intelligence with “hacks” like “pack light,” or “bring an empty water bottle,” we’ve put together a list of tips and tricks that will help even the most seasoned jetsetter avoid the inevitable hassles of frequent flying.
1. Sign up for TSA …Flying
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Newcomer TV series "Supergirl" landed not at CW, home to fellow DC Comics series "Arrow" and "The Flash," but at CBS.
Why? Precisely because CW already has those two shows and is adding "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" at midseason, network president Mark Pedowitz told a TV …TV
In the 2010 primary elections, Facebook showed us that a little subliminal messaging can go a long way.
People who saw that their friends had voted in …Google
We did a lot of things that seemed crazy at the time. Many of those crazy things now have over a billion users, like Google Maps, YouTube, Chrome, …Typography
Silicon Valley can be a strange place for newcomers, with mantras like “fail fast” and “anything is possible.”
Liz Fosslien, a freelance designer who previously worked at Genius, runs a cartoon blog that pokes fun at Silicon Valley’s culture.
“The industry/culture can be very magical but also …Cartoons
Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy, and Jeffrey Dahmer are all notorious names in America’s history. But if it’s gruesome murder sprees and style you want, then the U.S. serial killer for you is H.H. Holmes, the chilling subject of Erik Larson’s best-selling 2003 book, The Devil in the White City: Murder, …Martin Scorsese
In a conversation with her friend Hoda Kotb on Sunday, Kathie Lee Gifford described her late husband Frank Gifford's life as "a triumph."
While the legendary NFL player and sportscaster, who died on Sunday at the age of 84, had many successes in his long career, perhaps the thing he could be most …Frank Gifford
Giuliana Rancic Reflects on 'Bittersweet' Last Day at E! News: 'I Can't Wait to Write My Next Chapter'
There were tears, bloopers and laughs as Giuliana Rancic signed off as the host of E! News on Monday night.
After 14 years with the show, Rancic, 40, is moving on but will remain with E! as the host of Live from the Red Carpet and co-host of Fashion Police.
"I knew this day would be bittersweet but I …
Celebrity chef Sandra Lee is scheduled for surgery in New York City this afternoon “for a post-operative infection” related to her recent mastectomy, PEOPLE has confirmed.
Last week the girlfriend of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was rushed to the hospital with the infection, for which she was …Celebrity Chefs
Melissa Gilbert, who played Laura Ingalls Wilder on Little House on the Prairie, is running for Congress in Michigan, USA Today reports.
"I'm running for Congress to make life a little easier for all the families who feel they have fallen through the cracks in today's economy," Gilbert said in a …Government
Recently, the world has been taking notice of Kelly Clarkson's spine-tingling renditions of songs originally released by other artists. But the native Texan has been slaying the cover game since she rose to fame as the original American Idol in 2002.
To honor the queen of the cover, 33, we put …Kelly Clarkson
More than 750 million people from around the world watched Princess Diana and Prince Charles say "I do" back in July 1981. But in the 34 years since then, many moments from the historic day have remained out of the public eye.
However, in 14 newly released pictures of the Prince and Princess of …Auction
Howard Stern Gives the Inside Scoop on Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux's Wedding: Jimmy Kimmel Was Officiant, Orlando Bloom Lit Up the Dance Floor
Meet Mr. and Mrs. Theroux! Get an inside look at the top-secret, ultra-romantic A-list celebration and honeymoon. Subscribe now for all the details plus exclusive photos, only in PEOPLE!
Howard Stern revealed more exciting details from Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux's secret Aug. 5 wedding on …Justin Theroux
The world’s population is getting older. Across the globe, people are living longer thanks to advances in healthcare, nutrition and technology. This …Aging
Legendary New York Giants star Frank Gifford, the pro Football Hall of Famer, died Sunday morning.NFL
Ava, Olivia, Hazel, Riley and Parker Busby are taking the spotlight
Following the cancellation of 19 Kids and Counting, TLC has announced a new reality series based on yet another uniquely large family.
The untitled seven-episode series, slated for the spring of 2016, will follow the Busby family. …Reality TV
YIELD: 4 servings
2 baby beets or radishes, thinly sliced
• 8 thin slices red onion (optional)
• 6 cups mesclun
• 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
• 2 …
YIELD: 4 cocktails
ACTIVE TIME: 15 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 15 minutes
3 cups frozen peaches (about 14 ounces)
• 2 cups ice
• 6 ounces whiskey
• 2 ounces …
Tips for perfect fish every time you fire up the grill.
For some reason, seafood seems to be one of the most intimidating foods to grill. Fish tends …Food Industry
Over the years, I have developed a kitchen philosophy that delivers delicious, creative, healthy food with as little fuss as possible. All of the …Cooking
Teens — they're feeling lots of feels and they're on social media all day. A new study suggests that the more teens use social media (you know the …Teens