Alvy Syukrie

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Did This Egyptian Puppet Orchestrate a Terrorist Plot?

The hand puppet appeared in a television commercial, ostensibly to pitch Vodafone’s cell services, but one Egyptian blogger detected a more sinister …

Cuba's Favorite TV Show Might Surprise You

"Who doesn't like Friends in Cuba? That's the question."

6 Reasons 2013 Was the Year 'Revolution' Lost All Meaning

"Revolution" is one of those words we used to save mostly for talking about the achievements of men in poufy white wigs. Not today. We have tablet …

Miley Cyrus

A Leader and a Champion

<i>In 1995, Francois Pienaar led host country South Africa to victory in the Rugby World Cup. Mandela famously used the tournament to reach out to South</i> …

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And the State with the Biggest Penises Is…

Not <i>everything</i> is bigger in Texas, apparently: Men in North Dakota have the largest penises, on average, according to new research released from the site Condomania.com (Texas came in at No. 41—No. 42 if you count D.C.).<p>Condomania.com, which has been selling rubbers for almost 25 years, analyzed its …

Scientific Research

Sistem Yang Tidak Mau Berempati

Jumlah pasien yang datang ke IGD kami dalam 24 jam adalah rata-rata 70 pasien, yang dilayani oleh 3 dokter di pukul 0730-1530 dan dilanjutkan oleh 2 …

Soda of future designed to trick taste buds into sweet submission

The future of the soda industry may end up looking a lot like a science-fiction movie. It will involve the loss of real ingredients and the creation of virtual substances meant to manipulate and trick the mind.<p>PepsiCo is working with Senomyx, a biotech company based in San Diego, to create a taste …

Russia: Children's toilet TV show drawn into Ukraine-EU row

<b>Russian state TV has come up with an unusual weapon in its propaganda offensive against supporters of Ukraine's integration with the EU - a Swedish TV programme designed to help children understand their bodily functions.</b><p>In the middle of a report on 1 December about the background to the clashes in …

The most commonly awarded grade at Harvard is an A

“The median grade in Harvard College is indeed an A-,” the school’s dean of education said today, according to the student newspaper. Even more stunning: “The most frequently awarded grade in Harvard College is actually a straight A.”<p>That ought to dispel any notion that Harvard is tough on its …

Encounter of the first kind: Rosetta on track for historic comet landing

At precisely 10am GMT on 20 January next year, a tiny electronic chip inside Europe's Rosetta spacecraft will flicker into life. The robot probe will then be several hundred million miles from Earth, an orbit that will be bringing it closer and closer to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, a massive …