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The Best Moves for a Hard Core

Chisel your middle and sculpt real-world strength with these three exercises<p>Shredded abs might boost your attractiveness quotient, but that's not their primary purpose. In everyday life, your core has one directive: to stabilize your spine. That makes the three exercises below the ultimate gut …

South Korea and the U.S. Reacted Much Differently to a Credit Card Theft Scandal

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Residents in both the U.S. and South Korea were recently hit with a major security breach that let …

Google’s new favorite OEM: The LG story

LG Electronics is a major player in the global consumer electronics market and it is fast-becoming one of the top Android OEMs. Recent smartphone models from the South Korean company have been truly impressive and, coupled with Google’s faith in LG as a Nexus handset partner, it is successfully …

The Mint countries: Next economic giants?

<b>In 2001 the world began talking about the Bric countries - Brazil, Russia, India and China - as potential powerhouses of the world economy. The term was coined by economist Jim O'Neill, who has now identified the "Mint" countries - Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey - as emerging economic</b> …

A Massive Road-Building Initiative Is Transforming Africa's Landscape

Africa is home to some of the poorest road networks in the world, which act as a major barrier for trade, education and healthcare. Not for long, …

$15 minimum wage measure survives

Business News<p><b>SEATTLE</b> — After an election recount Monday, a proposition to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in the suburb of SeaTac appears to have survived, King County election officials said.<p>The measure passed by 77 votes in last month's election, with 6,003 votes counted.<p>Ballots for SeaTac …

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Celebrating Nelson Mandela - in pictures

People around the globe have been on the streets celebrating the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela

The Best Cyber Monday Gaming Deals of 2013

<b>Update:</b> Looking for 2014's best Cyber Monday Gaming Deals? Head over to this year's post.<p>Welcome to our coverage of all the best Gaming Deals of …

Kim Il-sung ordered doctors to make him live to 120

Outlandish medical treatments that were concocted for the North Korean leader had a limited effect<p>Kim Il-sung, the founder and "Eternal President" of <b>North Korea</b>, ordered his doctors to find a way to make him live to the age of 120, according to his former personal physician.<p>In 1979, Dr Kim So-yeon …

Les États-Unis et Israël perdent leur droit de vote à l'UNESCO

Les États-Unis ont perdu vendredi leur droit de vote à l'UNESCO pour avoir suspendu leur contribution à l'agence onusienne en octobre 2011 dans la …

Letter from a Chinese forced-labor camp found in Kmart Hallowe'en decorations

Since last Hallowe'en, a woman in Oregon has been circulating a letter she found in a box of decorative tombstones she bought at Kmart. The letter …

Infrastructure fiction: explaining infrastructure to artists and art to civil engineers

Paul Graham Raven's "Introduction to infrastructure fiction" is a great, 20 minute explanation of why infrastructure should matter to artists and why …

A Map of Where Americans Are Moving (Hellooooo, Vegas!)

Each year, 10 million Americans pack up their lives and move to another part of the country. But where are they going? The University of …

Thinking Of Working Abroad? Read This

Thinking of living and working abroad for the experience? For those already doing it, Asia seems to be the preferred destination.<p>The HSBC 2013 Expat Survey asked 7,000 expatriates in 100 countries to rate nations on three factors: economics, experience and raising children.<p>China topped the list, …

​One-Man Chrono Trigger Musical Performance Gets Surprisingly Epic

We've seen it plenty of times: A guy sits in a room with a bunch of instruments, performing music from a cartoon or video game. Sometimes the …

Is cash the riskiest asset of all?

Recovery is stoking inflation while interest rates stay low - making cash a sure-fire loser<p>There is one lesson the public has not learnt from the financial crisis, experts warn – and that is the danger of holding too much cash.<p>Two factors are mounting a pincer attack on cash savings, and the …

Crazy Man Puts Computer Inside Arm (Without Help From Doctors)

American Tim Cannon is a "biohacker". That unsightly bulge on his arm there is where he stuck a giant computer chip beneath his skin, which transmits …

Playing GTA V Not As A Maniac, But As A Photographer

You don't <i>have</i> to drive around killing people and scooping up dirty money in Grand Theft Auto V. The game gives you a camera. You could just walk …