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25 things you might not know about the web on its 25th birthday

It sprang from the brain of one man, Tim Berners-Lee, and is the fastest-growing communication medium of all time. A quarter-century on, we examine how the web has transformed our lives<p>The thing that is most extraordinary about the internet is the way it enables <i>permissionless</i> innovation. This stems …

The High Art of Ramen in Tokyo

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>When someone mentions ramen, you probably think of those store-bought dried noodles you bring to life with boiling water and a packet of spices.<p>In <b>Tokyo</b>, ramen noodle soup is not fast food; it’s an art form.<p>Complexly flavored, the perfect bowl of ramen combines clear broth …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

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Viral Video Chart: Sochi, Sherlock, Jerry Seinfeld and Jimmy Fallon

Controversy has dogged the Winter Olympics at Sochi, especially surrounding Russia's poor record on diversity. The Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion has produced a witty ad featuring the luge.<br>Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch was out for the count in series three of the BBC1 detective …

Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu poised for gold medal after record men's skating score

Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu broke his own record and won the men’s short program at the Sochi Games on a night four-time Olympic medalist Evgeni Plushenko retired from competitive skating.<p>About two hours after Plushenko withdrew with a back injury Thursday, Hanyu became the first figure skater to ever …

Olympic Figure Skating 2014: Gold Medal Solidifies Yuzuru Hanyu as Star in Sochi

An historic Olympic performance in the men's figure skating competition firmly cemented Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu's spot among Sochi's brightest breakout stars.<p>The 19-year-old set a few firsts in his first crack at the Winter Olympics. In winning his first gold medal, Hanyu became the first Japanese …