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Inside the Global Times, China’s hawkish, belligerent state tabloid

Beijing<p>Hong Kong’s best film of 2015 is a “virus of the mind.” Taiwan’s push for independence means war with China is inevitable. The international tribunal ruling on the South China Sea is a US-backed trap to discredit China. Australia is nothing but a “paper cat.” Donald Trump and Brexit prove …

This camera promises to change the way we make movies

Just as the movie industry was getting used to the transition from celluloid to digital, up pops another technological revolution in the shape of a new breed of camera.<p>Lytro's new Cinema system is the highest resolution video sensor ever designed. Where existing cameras work by focusing light onto …

Make Emergency Freezer Burritos Today, Thank Yourself Tomorrow

With a little planning, you'll have a freezer full of healthy, delicious burritos within reach at all times. Here's how to make your own frozen burritos at home.<p>As someone who regularly cooks for one, I don't always feel like pulling out all the stops to make an elaborate dinner for myself after …

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Interview: William Patino Captures the Beauty of Iceland's Vast, Untouched Landscapes

Australian photographer William Patino’s short time in the photography world has made a big impact. The young artist, who currently resides in Wollongong, Australia, began to pursue photography in 2012 and hasn't looked back since. After working as a tradesman for over 8 years, the shift in careers …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Woo Hoo: Google Makes Email Cool Again

Email — a workhorse tool you rarely think about but can't live without — has been recast by Google as cool, useful and, most importantly, as relevant …

Pitch Perfect: How Universal’s Digital Marketing Helped It Have The Best Year Ever

Periscoped premieres and meme-inspired Snapchat filters have played a hand in the studio’s record-breaking, gangbusters year at the box office.<p>If you’ve spent any time on social media in the last few weeks, you’re almost certainly now aware that this Friday, M. Night Shyamalan‘s latest horror film,</i> …

Popcorn Time’s creator wanted to make a streaming service for his mom

The biggest advantage of illegal streaming service Popcorn Time is arguably that it's easy to use. The app — which is so influential that Netflix considers it a serious competitor — employs the same BitTorrent protocols that have been used to pirate movies and TV shows for years, but wraps them in …

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

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15 Delicious New Ways to Make Oatmeal

Look no further then oatmeal for a budget-friendly, nutritious way to amp your fiber intake. This beneficial food is a breakfast staple for many of …

'Minecraft' meets 'Grand Theft Auto V' in space

Imagine: Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, reclines behind a desk built out of spare rocket ship parts. A gleaming saber rests to his right. Sean Murray, founder of the independent development studio Hello Games, sits across from him, chatting about Hello's new title, <i>No Man's Sky</i>. There's …

17 Life-Changing Ways To Up Your Gmail Game

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The Perfect Roast Chicken from The Kitchn

Sara Kate Gillingham and Faith Durand, the editors of the popular blog The Kitchn, hold forth on tools, techniques, and cooking the perfect bird. For more recipes, check out The Kitchn Cookbook.<p><i>Photo: Leela Cyd</i><p>Skillet-Roasted Whole Chicken Serves 4<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon coarse salt<p>1 teaspoon …

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The world’s best aphrodisiacs and where to try them

What better way to start married life than a trip to tantalise the tastebuds and, perhaps, stir a few other parts of your anatomy? From creamy avocados in California to bitter chocolate in Belize and nutty ants in Colombia, here’s our rundown of where and when to try the world’s best …

L'UMP fixe ses règles pour sa première primaire

Le bureau politique de l'UMP a examiné le 7 avril les conditions d'organisation de la primaire qui aura lieu en novembre 2016. Les détails ont leur …

Top 10 Summer Experiences in Norway

Explore the Arctic tundra, island-hop around scenic archipelagos, cruise majestic fjords, and hike magnificent landscapes under a never setting midnight sun. These experiences and more make up ten ways to enjoy the very best of summer in Norway.<p><b>Ride cable cars to see the midnight sun</b><p>Experience …

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Peek Inside French Laundry’s New Kitchen

The culinary mecca gets a makeover.<p>In the early 1900s, the building was a saloon. After prohibition, it became a laundromat. Today, Thomas Keller’s French Laundry is one of the best restaurants in the world, serving $295 fixed price meals in Napa Valley.<p>Now, the international architecture firm …

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

5 Things You Should Know About California’s Water Crisis

Drought, and the resulting shortage of melting snow, is driving the historic water shortages across much of the American West.<p>Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown announced his state’s first-ever mandatory water restrictions, in an effort to cope with four years of the worst drought in the …

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Can You Lead - Or Do You Just Think You Can?

Have you ever met someone who convinced you they were really good at something – who seemed to know all about it, and could talk a great game — but then when they were put in a situation where they had to demonstrate their expertise…you found there was simply no “there” there.<p>It happens all the …

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35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

Take an incredible drone flight through the world's biggest cave

At a length of some 9 kilometres (5.6 miles), Hang Sơn Đoòng in Vietnam, near the Laos border, is the largest known cave in the world. Inside is a large, fast-flowing river; its own microclimate; a chamber 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) long, 200 metres (660 feet) high and 150 metres (490 feet) wide; and …

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10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

Does dark matter cause mass extinctions?

As we journey around the galaxy, our solar system might regularly interact with dark matter, which might dislodge Oort cloud comets and boost heat in …

Texting this phone number will get you 'anything you want as long as it's not illegal'

What if you could text a number and get anything you want?<p>That's the ambitious goal of a new startup called Magic, a text-messaging-based concierge service that promises to pull strings, place orders, and schedule deliveries all so you don't have to.<p>Magic doesn't have a dedicated app. It instead …

Earth entered new epoch on July 16 1945, say scientists

A new epoch known as the Anthropocene began when the first atomic bomb was detonated in the New Mexico in 1945, scientists believe<p>The world entered a new epoch on July 16 1945 when humans detonated the first atomic bomb, scientists have concluded.<p>Human behaviour now has such an enormous impact on …

Who What Why: How do you climb a smooth rock face?

<b>Two men have free climbed the Dawn Wall of Yosemite's El Capitan rock formation, a feat no-one has ever managed before. The 3,000-foot (914m) sheer granite face is one of the most difficult climbs in the world and frighteningly smooth. How did they hold on?</b><p>"The holds are quite literally matchsticks …

Heads Will Roll: 5 of Nature's Most Brutal Bug Decapitators

From head-popping flies to deadly dung beetles, see our roundup of insect headhunters.<p>When it comes to the ruthless headhunters of the insect world, looks can be deceptive.<p>Take the tiny, seemingly unassuming tropical flies that make their living by slicing the heads off ants, as reported this month …

Why Now Is The Time To Buy Tesla Motors Stock

<b>Crude oil has dropped 50% in just 6 months</b><p>At under $50/barrel, gasoline is now selling for under $2/gallon in many USA locations. This is a price rollback to 2008 – something almost no one expected in early 2014.<p><b>Don’t jump to conclusions</b><p>It is easy to jump to conclusions about what this will mean …

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