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Here are the 10 Best Universities in the World

The U.S. has 43 of the top 100 schools in an annual list of the world’s most prestigious universities.<p>This year the number one school in <i>The Times</i> …

Online Education

Where did it all go wrong for Lukas Podolski?

Lukas Podolski’s posts on Instagram and Twitter show a beaming, content man, seemingly at ease with his new surroundings. After all, what is not to like about playing for Internazionale, champions of Serie A 18 times and three times winners of the European Cup?<p>But those posts, written in Italian, …

Coachella Who? 16 of the Coolest, Most Affordable Summer Music Festivals

Music makes the world go ’round, making us feel productive, inspired and energized. We’re huge fans of powerhouse music festivals like Coachella and Bonnaroo, except for when tickets sell out fast and are oh-so expensive. This year, try switching up your music game and experiencing an …

Why did Bafetimbi Gomis collapse?

Swansea striker's alarming incident at Tottenham Hotspur was due to a 'vasovagal' condition<p><b>What caused Gomis' collapse?</b><br>A Swansea spokesman explained <b>Bafetimbi Gomis' collapse early in the Tottenham-Swansea match</b> as being caused by a "vasovagal condition", and said that he had suffered from it …

Gareth Bale reveals the things he doesn't like about playing for Real Madrid

Real Madrid forward, who continues to be linked with return to Premier League, says there are draw backs of being a Galactico<p><b>Gareth Bale</b> has revealed the only thing he does not like about playing for <b>Real Madrid</b> is being embarrassed by his superstar teammates in training and dealing with Spanish …

Homer Simpson almost discovered the Higgs boson before any scientist

Some may refer to <i>The Simpsons</i> as "genius" but nobody expected this.<p>A new book titled <i>The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets</i> claims that …

LIONEL MESSI: How the most expensive soccer player in the world spends his millions

Messi is the second highest-paid athlete in the world, and the highest paid soccer player, according to Forbes, after boxer Floyd Mayweather and ahead of his rival Cristiano Ronaldo.<p>Despite his insane wealth and popularity, he's is one of the most private people in the sport.<p>He drives a $200,000 …

Soccer

How to Eat Healthy When Ordering Fast Food

Chinese Food<p>If You Usually Order:<p>Fried vegetable dumplings and shrimp lo mein.<p>Make It Healthier:<p>Specify steamed dumplings, and ask that your shrimp …

Healthy Eating

Beirut’s plush new city centre lacks just one thing: people

Not so long ago, the historic downtown of Beirut was a wasteland of scorched buildings and rubble. Lebanon’s civil war, which ended in 1990, destroyed an area known for its picturesque Mediterranean vistas and Roman and Mamluk ruins.<p>Now, after a multibillion-dollar reconstruction project, the city …

Liverpool vs. Arsenal: Key Takeaways from Arsene Wenger's Pre-Game Presser

Arsene Wenger has confirmed Theo Walcott could make an appearance during Arsenal's trip to Liverpool on Sunday.<p>The Gunners boss spoke ahead of an intriguing Premier League tie which pits two stuttering teams against each other. Arsenal travel to Anfield in sixth position, while their hosts are …

Workaholic Welbeck v Blundering Balotelli: How Wenger’s £16m gamble is paying off

Both frontmen moved clubs for the same amount of money this summer, but one has slotted in to his new surroundings with ease while the other has floundered badly<p><b>ANALYSIS</b><br>By Harry Sherlock<p>When Arsenal and Liverpool face off at Anfield on Sunday, one £16 million striker is almost certain to start …

Revealed: The most popular colour boots worn by your favourite Premier League footballers

Hull are revealed as most 'old school' team in terms of wearing black boots while Man Utd among handful of clubs who sport greatest range of colours<p>White boots are now by far the most common among top-flight footballers, with almost 48 per cent of players favouring that colour in the last round of …

The World's 12 Highest-Paid DJs

Calvin Harris is once again EDM’s Cash King, pulling in $66 million over the past 12 months. The top ten earners on our list racked up a staggering $268 million this year, 11% more than the $241 million haul of last year’s top ten. Read on to see the full list.

Calvin Harris

Lebanon should legalise Marijuana cultivation Druze leader says

Walid Jumblatt uses Twitter to urge legalisation of drug which was a lucrative industry during Lenanon's 15-year civil war<p>Lebanon's controversial and outspoken Druze leader Walid Jumblatt called in a "joint statement" on Twitter Saturday for the cultivation of marijuana to be legalised.<p>"It's time …

Why Alexis Sanchez is streets ahead of his Arsenal team-mates

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger puts Alexis Sanchez's boundless energy down to him growing up playing football in the street in his native Chile<p>The question for <b>Arsenal</b> is no longer whether Alexis Sánchez can handle the physicality of English football but whether the rest of the squad can adapt to the …

'Far Cry 4' And The Problem Of Too Much To Do

A week or two ago, Erik Kain wrote a great piece on the “gamification” of many RPGs, namely how inserting a crafting system into any and every game that can hold one is killing a lot of the inherent fun of loot. Requiring players to collect 20 plants or 30 metal scraps in order to build something …

What Every Generation Gets Wrong About Sex

It was January 1964, and America was on the brink of cultural upheaval. In less than a month, the Beatles would land at JFK for the first time, …

Miley Cyrus

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

The Brain

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What to get when you've got a gamer in your life

It's that time of year again! You know, the one when you have to hand over your hard-earned cash or dole out the credit card digits to get the loved ones in your life a little something celebratory. Lucky you, we've got a slew of great recommendations in our easy-on-the-eyes Holiday Gift Guide.<p>Need …