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Tricking battles and extreme Taekwondo - Red Bull Kick It 2013

Travel Trivia: The Sistine Chapel

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>Consecrated to the Virgin Mary in 1483, the Vatican’s <b>Sistine Chapel</b> was created by Renaissance men: Sixtus IV and Julius II, popes who commissioned its artworks in the late 15th and early 16th centuries, and the artists Sandro Botticelli, Pietro Perugino, and, most famously, …

China creates 55 billion tons of artificial rain a year—and it plans to quintuple that

Back in 2150 BC, Emperor Yu sealed his place in China’s history of eminent rulers by controlling the Yellow River’s annual flood, saving waterlogged crops. Today China’s rulers face the opposite problem: It’s water scarcity that threatens farms. So instead of the Yellow River, the Chinese …

China

A history of experimental planes and flying machines from the 1950s - Telegraph

5 Things Super Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Rise and shine! Morning time just became your new best friend. Love it or hate it, utilizing the morning hours before work may be the key to a successful and healthy lifestyle. That’s right, early rising is a common trait found in many CEOs, government officials, and other influential people. …

As Ferrari, Jaguar, Porsche Test Electric, Bentley Embraces The 12-Cylinder Engine

Rolls tried out the 102 EX two years ago, long since joining the ranks with Ferrari, Audi, Porsche, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar in adding a variation on the electric theme (see also: plug-in electric hybrid) to its fleet.<p>So it’s notable that Bentley—Rolls’ British counterpart and a bastion of …

What Is The Worst Thing About Working At Microsoft?

<i>Answer by Matt Wallaert, Behavioral psychologist, entrepreneur, mad scientist, on Quora.</i><p>I have two very different answers, but I’m going to lead with one and then give the second as a bonus.<p><b>(In first place) The worst thing about working at Microsoft is the number of people outside the company who</b> …

The Aspen Of SE Asia? Thai Billionaire Hopes To Build Indoor Snow Park

Sure, Thailand is a wonderful tropical tourist destination, where you can sip a Chang beer and repose on some of the finest beaches Mother Earth has to offer. But have you considered Thailand for your next winter sports getaway? If Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, the country’s second-richest man and …

Meet The 17-Year-Old Trader Who Knows Global Macro Markets Like A Veteran

These days he's passionate about global macro trading and he's garnering attention in the space from more seasoned macro traders.<p>"The breadth and depth of Julian's market knowledge is that of a seasoned macro trader. The young man is very impressive," one New York-based macro trader commented.<p>You …

JFK book assails conspiracy theory

A forthcoming book raises serious doubts about a key piece of evidence that led a House committee to conclude in 1979 that President John F. Kennedy was likely killed as part of a conspiracy.<p>University of Virginia political scientist Larry Sabato commissioned a scientific analysis of the Dallas …

Top 10 horror movies

Peter Bradshaw on horror<p>Horror crashes through boundaries and challenges the prohibitions of taste and thinkability in a way few other genres can match. Classics of the genre were produced in cinema's very earliest days – the vampire nightmare Nosferatu and The Cabinet of Dr Caligari from the world …

Underwater photography: a beginner's guide - in pictures

Underwater photography is addictive, but there are some important rules to follow for conservation and safety reasons. Once you've mastered these basics, you can't have much more fun in the sea than this. If you'd like to share you own underwater images, you can upload them via GuardianWitness

Microsoft Hints At Cross-Platform Opportunities Between Xbox One And PC

It’s a simple question. Why can’t PC and console players play against each other if both own the same game? The answer of course, is quite complex.<p>Despite being a requested feature by gamers for years, the technical side of making this happen is a lot of work, and the differences in control schemes …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Literature

Jay Z Rides London’s Tube with Chris Martin and Timbaland to O2 Arena

Jay Z passed on the flashy Maybach, and used another form of travelling on way to his sold-out show at London’s O2 Arena on Friday night. The hip-hop …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before