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How a tiny city-state became a military powerhouse with the best air force and navy in Southeast Asia

When thinking of countries that have the strongest militaries in the world, giants like the US, Russia, China, and the UK come to mind. In Asia — and Southeast Asia in particular — China, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand are usually mentioned.<p>But the country that boasts the best air force and navy …

Military

Seven ways ... to improve your sleep

One in five adults in the UK don’t get the rest they need. If you are among them, here are tips to ensure you get all of your 40 winks<p>Knowledge is power<p>Key restorative processes take place while we are asleep, yet about one in five adults in the UK, and a third of those in the US, fail to get the …

Sleep

Why Mark Zuckerberg can't change Facebook

Last year I spent a day up close at Facebook’s headquarters, speaking to a handful of executives and spokesmen from different parts of the company. Two things struck me there.<p>The first was the sheer level of construction at the company’s sprawling campus, where new buildings are going up as fast as …

Silicon Valley

The Weird True Story of the Rise and Fall of the Waterbed

If you've ever slept on a waterbed, you know that it is a singular experience. My cousins had one growing up, and I thought it was the most …

San Francisco

5 Interior Designers All Couples Who Live Together Should Follow

So let's say you're engaged or newly married, and you've come together with your partner during this very special time only to realize (probably not for the first time) that either: A) they have horrible taste in decor, B) they have completely opposite taste in decor, C) they have no opinion on …

Poland and the Uncontrollable Fury of Europe's Far Right

As right-wing populists enter government, they have violent radical groups to thank—and to fear.<p>In Poland, last weekend’s independence day celebrations mutated into perhaps the ugliest international congregation of the extreme right seen in Europe in recent times. The grotesque procession of …

Europe

Keeping these 12 plants in your home can improve your health — and they're almost impossible to kill

Eating plants isn't the only way to reap their benefits. Science has shown that keeping a simple houseplant can do wonders for your health.<p>Horticulturist Marc Hachadourian, the director of the Nolen Greenhouses at the New York Botanical Garden, told us that plants benefit both your physical and …

Plants
JFK Assassination

The alternative bucket list: 17 world wonders you've never heard of

The surprising countries that consume the most beer per capita

It's International Beer Day! We'll be sipping a crisp pint later tonight, but first we've decided to map the world according to beer consumption per capita. Which nation is most enamoured by those sweet amber suds?<p>The answer to that question is resounding: the <b>Czech Republic</b>. According to research …

A Dinosaur So Well Preserved, It Looks Like a Statue

Borealopelta, discovered accidentally by Canadian miners, is one of the most spectacular fossil finds of all time.<p>In March 2011, a construction worker named Shawn Funk visited an impressive dinosaur collection at the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Alberta. As he walked through halls full of ancient bones, …

Dinosaurs
National Portrait Gallery

Game of Thrones's Sophie Turner: 'I got a job over a better actress because I had more followers'

Hollywood prides social media following over acting talent – or at least that's what Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner has experienced.<p>The actress revealed in an interview with Porter magazine that she landed a part over a superior actress because she "had the followers".<p>Turner has been in the …

Social Media

Primul interviu al Angelinei Jolie după divorțul de Brad Pitt | Străine, Vedete

<b>Divorțul de Brad Pitt nu a fost deloc ușor pentru Angelina Jolie, mamă a șase copii, dintre care trei adoptați. Recent, actrița a vorbit despre acest</b> …

Italian 'ghost town' for sale: Entire village available for less than price of a small London flat

The only moment of glory the mountaintop fortress Rocca Calascio has had in centuries of oblivion came in 1985, when it served as the set for the fantasy film Ladyhawke. It then went back to being a sleepy ghost town, isolated among the peaks of central Italy's rugged Apennine hills in the Abruzzi …

Italy

155 chatbots in this brand new landscape. Where does your bot fit?

Since we started building bots at KeyReply more than two years ago, the industry has seen massive interest and change. This makes it hard for companies and customers to figure out what’s really happening — so we hope to throw some light on this industry by creating a landscape of chatbot-related …

Chatbots

A Fantasy Subway Map of Ancient Roman Roads

If the Roman Empire had managed build a continents-spanning transit system for its empire, it might have looked like this.<p>They say all roads lead to Rome, but they also lead outward to a number of intriguing places. There’s Antinoopolis in northern Africa, Londinium in what we now know as the U.K., …

IBM trains Watson to be a cyber security cop

The cognitive computer will study the latest security gathered by IBM and eight universities.<p>Computing giant IBM has always had big plans for its brainy thinking computer named Watson. Since Watson beathuman players at the TV game show "Jeopardy" in 2011, the company has given Watson a varied …

Artificial Intelligence