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The Great Chinese Art Heist

Strange how it keeps happening, how the greatest works of Chinese art keep getting brazenly stolen from museums around the world. Is it a conspiracy? Vengeance for treasures plundered years ago? We sent Alex W. Palmer to investigate the trail of theft and the stunning rumor: Is the Chinese …

China

The Euro

Hey, euro! For a while there, you looked like a goner. During those debt crisis days in 2012 when Greece was imploding and Spain’s banks were …

7 Tips for a Next-Level Grilled Cheese

Amp up the classic sandwich with these simple and innovative tips.<p>In honor of National Grilled Cheese Day, <i>Food & Wine</i> Culinary Director Justin …

TV channel Spike is no longer, so its social media manager had a field day

Better to go out with a bang than a whimper, we guess.<p>TV channel Spike is going to be rebranded as the Paramount Network on Thursday, as owner Viacom …

25 of Our Favorite Quick-Cooking Soups

One of the best things about fall is the return of soup season. There are few things more comforting on a chilly evening than a warm bowl of soup …

Parker House Rolls

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine water and yeast in a liquid measuring cup and whisk to combine. Let sit until foamy, about 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Combine the …

Inside Brooklyn Decker and Andy Roddick's Quirky-Modern Austin Farmhouse

Home is Where the Laughs Are<p>“The world can be so serious,” says Brooklyn Decker. “When you are home, you should feel good.” Making her family’s …

Checklist: What You Must Ask a Client Before Giving a Price

It's a huge risk to not ask the right questions before giving a prospective client a price. Not only does it make you look like an amateur, but you …

10 Things You Must Do Before Quitting Your Job to Start Your Company

You have a dream but you need a checklist to achieve it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you've decided you're ready to take the plunge, quit your job, and get your own company up and running. You have an amazing business idea you are ready to launch. You're probably …

Hanoi on Instagram: Take pictures like social media stars | CNN Travel

How to Shoot Professional Portraits: A Detailed Guide

Rating:<p>5.00 based on 1 Rating<p>March 25, 2017 By Blagoja Martinovski<p>How to Shoot Professional Portraits: A Detailed Guide www.sleeklens.com<p>Those pro …

In The Search For The Perfect Desk – Get Inspired

As easy as it may be to buy the first desk you come across, that’s rarely a good idea. There are more types of desks than you’re aware of and each …

Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes Put a Twist on a Breakfast Classic

Relationship-ending "are you a pancake or waffle person" debates notwithstanding, it's fair to say people love a good pancake. In fact, this guy …

MIT's self-folding origami technology could change how we design everything from airbags to wearables

PUMPED UP<p>MIT’s self-folding origami technology could change how we design everything from airbags to wearables<p>By December 29, 2016<p>Think “inflatables”—balloons, airbags, or pool rafts probably come to mind. The list might get a bit longer.<p>Researchers at MIT’s Tangible Media Group have developed a …

LEGO Vehicles Take Over The Streets Of Rome

Rome is full of amazing sights. The Colosseum. The Pantheon. The Trevi Fountain. But something you don’t see in Rome every day is life-size LEGO …

'Jaw dropping' secret tapes reveal late North Korean leader's frustrations

<b>(CNN) —</b> A new documentary reveals secret audio tapes of late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il talking openly about his frustrations with the country's propaganda and film production.<p>He is heard speaking freely in a high-pitched voice, in tapes smuggled out of the country in the 1980s by two South …

North Korea

“Design has nothing to do with art”: Design legend Milton Glaser dispels a universal misunderstanding

Design is not art. It’s a distinction understood by practicing designers, but it still eludes many. In an Oct. 29 talk at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, the 87-year-old graphic design legend Milton Glaser gave the best definition of the practice of design.<p>“Design is the process of going …

Ultimate Vietnam

Day 1<p>Arrive in Hanoi at 05.10am on Vietnam Airlines. Transfer to <b>Moon Garden</b> Guesthouse, a delightful, upmarket homestay in the village of My Son, 40 miles west of Hanoi. The host family offers cookery classes (spring rolls of course!), massages and fragrant steam baths, and they are happy to …

The new Harbin Opera House is a force of nature - CNN Style

Written by Kate Springer, CNN<p>The mind-bending ice sculptures at Harbin's annual winter festival may have put the northern Chinese city on the map. But this year, it's the new Harbin Opera House that's stealing the show.<p>From above, the blazing white 850,349-square-foot venue looks like an extension …

Chicago Marathon X Drone

Quiet Dusk

Ginza Crossing

This magical floating cloud speaker is what dreams are made of

Two years ago, Richard Clarkson made the Smart Cloud, a delightfully realistic-looking cloud-shaped lamp / speaker. The design was meant to evoke a thunderstorm, with the cloud flicking accurately and booming out thunder (along with also functioning as a regular lamp and Bluetooth speaker).<p>But the …

The best – and very worst – sex scenes in video game history

From Witcher 3’s unicorn seduction to Heavy Rain’s polygonal sex crash, games writers Holly Nielsen and Kate Gray go on an erotic odyssey like no other<p><b>This article contains sexual references, including but not limited to: interspecies sex, t</b><b>axidermilogical</b> <b>sex, extraterrestrial sex and post-coital</b> …

There Is Now A Google Map Filled With A World Of Airport Wi-Fi Passwords

It can sometimes be a real pain to locate the passwords for Wi-Fi access in airports around the world, but then you remember it’s 2016 and that info …

Wi-Fi

RANKED: The 15 best iPhones ever made

They're Apple's 14th and 15th iPhones since the first one was launched in 2007.<p>Obviously, the more recently an iPhone was released, the faster it will be. Apple updates the chips, screens, and other components on an annual basis because that's how technology works, and so they can claim the latest …

iPhone 5

The Fixer's tour of secret Tokyo

Shinji Nohara knows Tokyo like no other. A lifelong local, he’s the ‘Tokyo Fixer’, the foodie who fed <i>fugu</i> (puffer fish) to Anthony Bourdain, who consults with some of the world’s best restaurants, and who regularly guides the great and the good around Tokyo’s lesser-known highlights. Best of all, …

'I'm not afraid – it seems safe!': China opens longest glass-bottomed bridge

The structure, which is 6m wide and 430m long, spans the canyon between two mountain cliffs in central Hunan province<p>The world’s highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge has opened in China’s spectacular Zhangjiajie mountains – the inspiration for American blockbuster Avatar.<p>Measuring 430m …

7 Ways Relationships Change Over Time

Remember when we featured Sarah C. Andersen and her hilariously honest comics last year? Well, there’s some good news, Pandas: Andersen never stopped …

Relationships