Hashem Alawi

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How to: this will change the way you make your bed

How to stop wrestling with your duvet and put the cover on simply by rolling it up<p>Wrestling the duvet into its cover is one of those chores that almost everyone has trouble with. I know plenty of people who have listed it as their least favourite chore in the house.<p>This video, however, shows a …

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Does Red George really want to clobber the oligarchs?

The Chancellor is mulling a tax raid on foreigners who buy properties in Britain, a move that even the most socialist Chancellors have resisted. It will chase away brains and capital, warns Jacob Rees-Mogg.<p>The prospect of the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Autumn Statement has raised the issue of …

A man's perspective on why engagement rings are a joke

Most of us are adult enough to know magic doesn't exist. And yet we're the same species that thinks fat rings are fairy-tale items which somehow "secure" another person's love, one step away from a "happily ever after".<p>They're expensive, useless and, worse, are insulting to notions of actual love. …

New ligament discovered in the human knee

Two knee surgeons at University Hospitals Leuven have discovered a previously undescribed ligament in the human knee. The ligament appears to play an …

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How to pack like the pros

Does traveling more make you pack less? Not necessarily, although we talked to five high-mileage, high-profile travelers (whose combined annual airline points could buy a private island in the Caribbean) to get their take on carry-on and carrying less.<p>Pauline Frommer<p><i>Publisher of Frommers.com and</i> …

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What David Cameron still hasn't learned about political kissing http://t.gu.com/pqmqc When politicians kiss – their spouses or each other – it rarely goes well. Good news, then, that Samantha Cameron saved us from another awkward moment today. Here are the main pitfalls to avoid.

Video: ‘Devil cat’ tells woman to ‘go away’

A woman has warned Dublin residents to keep their doors and windows closed at all times to protect against a ‘devil cat’ invasion.<p>The woman, known …

What It Was Like To Fly In The Concorde Supersonic Airplane

Today in 1973, the Concorde crossed the Atlantic for the first time.<p><i>On September 26, 1973, the Concorde supersonic airliner flew from Washington D.C. to Paris for the first time, in a record-breaking 3 hours and 32 minutes. In 2003, Air France and British Airways retired the Mach-2 aircraft, citing</i> …

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College Student's Speech Makes Him King of the Nerds

If the nerds of the world ever come together to elect a president for all geek-kind, this kid should definitely run.<p>The epic — yes, epic, there is no …

The Week in Review: A Window Seat on the Aviation World

Inside Flipboard / July 12, 2013<p>Asiana Flight 214 crashed while attempting to land at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, and while the …

MotoGP™ Sachsenring 2013 -- Best slow motion

NASA Successfully Tests First 3-D Printed Rocket Engine Injector

Another step toward the day when 3-D printers spit out entire spacecraft.<p>We've seen 3-D printed aircraft and drone parts, and even plans for a printable private jet. Now NASA has demonstrated another 3-D printing first: The agency has just finished successful tests of a 3-D printed rocket engine …

MotoGP™ Sachsenring 2013 -- Biggest crashes