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Malaysian Premier Bitcoin Exchange Is Open for Business

Malaysia, December 6, 2016 – The financial world has evolved over time, and now involves various complex exchanges. Among these advancements is the …

China to help 1MDB settle multibillion-dollar legal dispute | Financial Times

Malaysia’s troubled state investment fund 1MDB is preparing to make a repayment, with Chinese assistance, to Abu Dhabi’s state-owned International …

Has China offered to bail out Malaysia’s 1MDB? At what cost? | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

China’s economic largesse to Malaysia was back in the spotlight on Wednesday following an apparent renewed effort by Beijing to bail out the …

Myanmar stops migrant workers going to Malaysia after Rohingya row

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar has stopped workers going to Malaysia after Malaysia’s leader criticized its treatment of Muslims, while Indonesia joined a growing chorus of concern about the fate of Myanmar’s stateless Rohingya Muslims.<p>Violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, home to many Rohingyas, has …

Asia

Here's the World’s Brightest Fabergé Egg

The giant 3D egg is so bright that it's visible even in daylight.<p>Thanks to Fabergé, the future of jeweled eggs has never looked so bright. For their pre-Easter campaign at Harrods, the iconic jewelry firm enlisted the JUSTSO creative agency and Projection Artworks to design an interactive, virtual …

Missing surprise from Fabergé egg found in British Royal Collection

Mechanized elephant was part of egg given to Empress Maria Fyodorovna<p>Scientists preparing a new catalogue for the British Royal Collection have accidentally come across the surprise originally contained in the eighth egg from the Fabergé Imperial Easter Series, which for a long time was considered …

Get Your Basket Out: Designer Eggs Are Up For Grabs

The world's largest egg hunt hit New York City today. We take a look at the design and inspiration behind some of the sought-after eggs.<p><i>An over-sized egg sculpture designed by fashion house Marchesa.</i><p>Today, over 200 egg sculptures created by top artists and designers will be displayed across New …

This $10M California Mansion Is Like Living in a Giant Faberge Egg

If you've ever seen a Fabergé egg and thought, "Hey, that looks nice, I would like to live inside of that thing," then we have the $9.888 million mansion for you. You really do have to hand it to the designer(s) of this Newport Beach, California house (named, appropriately, Villa Fabergé) because …

The Mystery of the Hope Diamond ( English Version)

Cousin Of The Hope Diamond Up For Auction Later This Month In London

The stone is an "exceptional treasure of nature."<p>If you've got a quarter-million dollars lying around and a hankering to feel like a Gilded Age baron, have we got the gemstone for you.<p>The Hope Spinel, a 50.13-carat spinel gem once belonging to banker Henry Philip Hope, is up for auction later this …

Hitler’s personal copy of Mein Kampf to be auctioned in Maryland

Adolf Hitler’s personal copy of Mein Kampf, found by US officers in his Munich flat in May 1945, will be auctioned off in Maryland along with other …

Here’s Why We Have to Put the Last Nazi Death Camp Guards on Trial

There is nothing banal about the evil that these old men did. Without them, the Nazi extermination machine would not have functioned.<p>Imagine for a …

Movie review: Holocaust thriller ‘Remember’ is one you won’t forget

You'll never forget "Remember."<p>Atom Egoyan's clever thriller stars Martin Landau and Christopher Plummer as two elderly nursing-home residents. …

State Expands Zika Virus Testing as Officials Investigate Possible Sexual Transmission Case

The state is now expanding its Zika Virus testing to all pregnant women with a sex partner who has traveled to one of the affected areas.<p>All pregnant …

Disease

Warming seas may cause more disease, Cornell researchers say.

Wildlife<p><i>Co-authored by Erica Cirino</i><p>It’s June 2013: A group of park rangers are walking down a peaceful strip of shoreline in Washington State’s famous Olympic National Park when they spot an alarming sight: dozens of shriveled, gooey-looking purple and orange sea stars trying to cling to a …

Another Chipotle Location Has Closed for Norovirus

How does this keep happening?!<p>Oh, Chipotle, how you've worried us for so long. After a nine-state E. coli outbreak, a series of salmonella cases, and an episode of norovirus, you've been contemplating when it's time to get back in line for your beloved burritos. And despite hiring food-safety …

This Device Could Stop HIV's Spread. Will It Get Funded?

A small vaginal ring shows promise in the fight against HIV. Will it get the money it needs to make it to market?<p>Amanda Zikhali was sitting in a …

Immune system gene leads to schizophrenia clue

From the tangled web of schizophrenia biology, scientists have pulled out one tantalizing thread. Variants of a protein that helps snip connections …

Immune System

Cure for cataracts: scientists use stem cells to grow 'living lens' in eye

Cataracts can be cured by regrowing the lens in the eye using stem cells, a breakthrough hailed as 'remarkable' by scientists<p>Cataracts can be cured by using a patient’s own stem cells to regrow a ‘living lens’ in their eye, restoring sight in just three months, scientists have shown.<p>In research …

Medicine

Mysterious 'Floating Hills' Of Pluto Revealed In New NASA Images

The hills of ice appear to be drifting in a sea of frozen nitrogen.<p>Pluto just keeps getting weirder.<p>NASA released new images last week of what the space agency described as "floating hills," essentially massive icebergs drifting in a sea of frozen nitrogen.<p>These hills, which can be several miles …

A Simple Blood Test Could Soon Diagnose 5 Deadly Cancers at Once

Scientists identify gene signature that could be a universal cancer biomarker.<p>Scientists in the US have identified a common genomic signature in …

No, GM Mosquitoes Didn't Start The Zika Outbreak.

A new ridiculous rumor is spreading around the internets. According to conspiracy theorists, the recent outbreak of Zika can be blamed on the British …

Zika challenge similar to AIDS for medical community

<b>Rio de Janeiro (CNN) —</b> With the Zika virus sweeping across the Americas and the number of birth defects in Brazil on the rise, a top Brazilian researcher is comparing the Zika pandemic to the AIDS crisis of the 1980s.<p>"The challenge for the scientific and medical community is comparable to what …