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Swallowed by coal: UK profits from Indonesia's harmful mining industry

Funded by British investment, mining brings deforestation, health problems and pollution to Samarinda, part of 'coal's last frontier'<p>Just 30 years ago, Samarinda was a sleepy village surrounded by deep equatorial forest and known mostly for its traditionally woven sarongs. Today it is the largest …

Dark Fairytale Photos of Women Stranded in Nature

Dutch photographer Ellen Kooi produces eye-catching images with elements of surrealism that seem like scenes from a dark fairytale. Each photo in her growing collection of work features its own imaginative narrative, leaving the viewer to decide what happened to lead each subject into the eerily …

Avant-garde

Is Indonesia at a crossroads?

DEVOTEES of both "The Simpsons" and <i>The Economist</i> will know that the former once parodied the high seriousness of the latter with a scene in which …

For India and Indonesia, Quality Growth Requires Quality Governance

<b>By David A. Parker</b><p>Boy crosses a flooded street in Dharavi Slum, Bombay. Emerging economies India and Indonesia face challenges in their efforts to …

Economics

Indonesia Warned of Weak Human Capital | Jakarta Globe

Thai office workers walk past advertising promoting the Asean Economic Community (AEC) in Bangkok in this Jan. 14, 2013 file photo. Indonesia does …

Asia

Crooked pipelines

GIVEN his industry’s woes, Lukman Mahfoedz is surprisingly upbeat. As Indonesia’s oil-and-gas sector reels from its most recent scandal, the …

What If World Leaders Were Artists?

Powerful political leaders, be they pragmatic, heroic statesmen or abominable villains, have left permanent marks on the history of mankind. The …

How To Recognise Famous Painters According To The Internet

Art history has never been so easy! Reddit user DontTacoBoutIt (now a dead account) posted a series of famous paintings and gave short but …

Creative Costumes of Still-Practiced Pagan Rituals of Europe (19 pics)

It appears that the tradition of men dressing up as wild animals and monsters, which dates back to neolithic times and shamanism, is still very alive …

Indonesia's $53 Billion Plan to Upgrade Airports and Roads Might Not Be Enough

When delegates of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) forum arrive in Bali for their meetings next month, they will be ushered into a …

Lesson learned from soybean cultivation in the US

Soybean is a strategic commodity for Indonesia'€™s food security, besides rice and maize. Its shortage could trigger economic and political …

Northern Territory graziers welcome Indonesian plan to buy 1 million hectares of farmland

Northern Territory cattle producers say Indonesia's decision to buy farmland in northern Australia could come as a lifeline to the industry …

9GAG Cute

Wars, Murders to Rise Due to Global Warming?

Shifts in temperature and rainfall linked to more aggression, study says.<p><b>Wars, murders, and other acts of violence will likely become more commonplace in coming decades as the effects of global warming cause tempers to flare worldwide, a comprehensive new study warns.</b><p>The research, detailed in this …

ELI5: If I'm thinking in english, what were thoughts like before we developed language?

Language Learning

The future is a desert, but we can make it bloom

Over a decade ago, Gary Paul Nabhan moved to the plateau above the Grand Canyon to raise sheep. His timing was terrible: the beginning of one of the …

Stephen Wildish

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Infographics

Hidden Underwater River Flows Along Mexico’s Ocean Floor

If you've been waiting for inspiration to strike before you take those scuba diving lessons, here's something for you. In Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, visit Cenote Angelita (“Little Angel”) and then get ready to experience a dive unlike any other. Just a ten to fifteen minute drive south of Tulum …

As an introverted person I have to say it's true

Available on iOS & Android only.<p>Tag<p>This is sensitive<p>Attribute original poster<p>We remove posts that include copyright or trademark infringement. If …

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

Historical Photos Colorized And Brought Back To Life

In a world of continual status updates, countless photos, millions of videos and internet speeds that continue to bring us information faster than …

The best countries for food

Food and travel go together like planes and airports. No matter where you go you'll have little trouble finding at least one culinary experience that will help you understand the local culture. In some countries the food is <i>the</i> highlight, drawing many a foodie to its borders, like a moth to a flame. …

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Biology Shows Us How To Prevent Hackers From Stealing Data

Given that digital information is more central than ever, it's worrisome that the history of data security is littered with failure.<p>Organizations seeking to be better prepared for and more resilient in response to information threats may want to draw on a far larger and older source of lessons on …

What Grandmothers Cook Around The World

Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti presents what you may call an international manifesto of grandmothers’ love: since all grandmas worldwide …

35 Mouthwatering Pictures Of Street Food From Around The World

This week, foodies and chefs from around the world are gathering in Singapore for the World Street Food Congress, a 10-day extravaganza that brings together the best street food from around the world.<p>The Jamboree, which lasts until Sunday, offers the best street foods from around the globe. You'll …

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