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Pop art meets coffee with #sleevebucks

You'll never look at the Starbucks mermaid the same way again.<p>An amazing Tumblr artist is using Starbucks sleeves to recreate pop culture icons. …

South Korea legalises adultery

Constitutional Court says state should not intervene in people’s private lives<p>South Korea’s Constitutional Court has struck down a 60-year-old statute outlawing adultery under which violators faced up to two years in prison.<p>The nine-member bench ruled by seven to two that the 1953 law was …

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Leaked cables show Netanyahu’s Iran bomb claim contradicted by Mossad

Israel,The Mossad,Binyamin Netanyahu,World news,Middle East and North Africa,Iran,Nuclear weapons,US news,CIA,Barack Obama,Espionage<p>Gulf between Israeli secret service and PM revealed in documents shared with the Guardian along with other secrets including CIA bids to contact Hamas<br>• Read the leaked …

Quentin Roosevelt, President’s Son, the Most Famous American Killed in France in WWI – France Revisited - Life in Paris, Travel in France

Quentin Roosevelt, son of Theodore Roosevelt and his second wife Edith, was shot down by German planes during aerial combat over France on July 14, …

Istanbul: City of the Future

From the October 2010 issue of <i>National Geographic Traveler</i><p><b>Beloved for its complex, layered past, Istanbul, where East meets West, may also offer a vision of what’s to come.</b> <br>I don’t think I’d ever stepped inside a cinema restroom to see little video screens along the wall projecting fashion runway …

New Zealand battles obesity epidemic as third fattest country in the world

Weighing in at over 120kg Neil Coleman’s goal to retire and enjoy travelling around New Zealand was unlikely.<p>The long-term foodie, school counsellor and writer was only in his early 60s but suffered from diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnoea and relied on a continuous positive airways …

An Australian is Going to Die on Mars to Prove a Point About Sustainability

Dianne McGrath will go all the way to Mars to convince you to take food waste more seriously.<p>This week an Australian woman named Dianne McGrath reached the next stage of the Mars One program. She now has a one in four chance of being a part of a one-way mission to the red planet. The program is …

Wind Farm Syndrome Is the Fake Illness That Science Can't Kill

The Australian Medical Research Council is launching its third inquiry into whether wind farms cause illnesses. But is this just a excuse to slander renewable energy?<p>Wind Farm Syndrome (WFS) describes a range of ailments experienced by people living near wind farms. Sufferers have reported nausea, …

10 Worst Business Decisions Ever Made

Hindsight is 20/20. Sure, it's easy to make fun of the Mars CEO who said "no" to Steven Spielberg when offered to feature M&Ms in the movie "E.T." …

The Dark Side of Vitaminwater

Now here's something you wouldn't expect. Coca-Cola is being sued by a non-profit public interest group, on the grounds that the company's vitaminwater products make unwarranted health claims. No surprise there. But how do you think the company is defending itself?<p>In a staggering feat of twisted …