Ian Kelly

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The Crazy Scrambled Egg Hack You Have To See To Believe

Every day, it seems, we find a new, more complicated way to cook eggs. We bake where we once hard-boiled, brûlée where we once fried -- and if all else fails, we trot out the sous vide machine. But for perfect, no-frills scrambled eggs, the secret is dead simple: Poach them.<p>This technique, which …

Breakfast

G20 countries pay over $1,000 per citizen in fossil fuel subsidies, say IMF

World’s leading economies still paying trillions in subsidies despite pledges to phase them out, new figures show<p>Subsidies for fossil fuels amount to $1,000 (£640) a year for every citizen living in the G20 group of the world’s leading economies, despite the group’s pledge in 2009 to phase out …

Fossil Fuels

The Distinct Personality of Entrepreneurial Cities

Great universities, venture capital, and talented people are necessary, but insufficient.<p>Mayors, economic developers, and business leaders alike all say they want one thing: more entrepreneurship. Across the country and the world, there’s been no shortage of efforts to clone the “next Silicon …

Entrepreneurship

The United Nations in a Post-Nation World

70 years after its founding, the UN faces a world that looks nothing like it did in 1945.<p>ASPEN, Colo.—The UN Charter turned 70 years old last Friday. But if you ask Ron Prosor, Israel’s ambassador to the UN, the United Nations itself isn’t aging very well.<p>“After the Second World War, it was a great …

United Nations

Going to Greece? Bring more euros say tourists

The Greatest Good

Inspired to make a meaningful donation, I wondered: What is the best charitable cause in the world, and was it crazy to think I could find it?<p>Last winter, William MacAskill and his wife Amanda moved into a Union Square apartment that I was sharing with several friends in New York. At first, I knew …

Britain’s Olympic legacy is a sedentary nation

The vacuous sales pitch that hosting the 2012 Olympics in London would inspire the nation to be more active has finally suffered a terminal blow, with the revelation in Sport England’s latest half-yearly survey that 220,000 fewer people did sport of any kind than in the previous six months. The …

I Went Paleo and Now I Hate Everything

This blogger tried to eat like a caveman—and regretted every single minute<p>Recently, I went pseudo Paleo.<p>I say pseudo, because, like most things in my life, I’ve jumped in headfirst without putting any thought or research into it (this is also how I ended up taking a workout class called “Insanity” …

Varoufakis: No new reform proposals for Eurogroup | News | DW.DE | 16.06.2015

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis told German mass-market daily "Bild" Tuesday that he wouldn't bring a list of new reform measures to the …

Europe

Adjusting to a World Where No Data Is Secure

If government and corporations cannot safeguard their digital files, then they should regularly purge sensitive information.<p>Imagine a piece of information that would be useful to store digitally <i>if it could be kept secure</i>, but that would do more harm than good if it ever fell into the wrong hands. …

National Security

As ISIS Grows Its Territory, It Becomes Increasingly Dangerous

When ISIS wins more ground, it gains more than just territory. Every additional inch on the map produces an inflated sense of both the group’s own …

Breastfeeding Linked to a Lower Risk of Cancer in Kids

Childhood leukemia is rare, but it’s the second-biggest killer of children, after accidents. It’s increasing in incidence by 0.9% every year.<p>“We …

Island building in South China Sea 'justified,' says Chinese admiral

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> China has defended building artificial islands in contested waters in the South China Sea, saying the land reclamation is "justified, legitimate and reasonable."<p>Adm. Sun Jianguo told a regional defense forum in Singapore Sunday that the construction did not target any other …

Great British summer blown off course, say forecasters

Met Office issues nationwide yellow wind warnings and says this week will begin with an unseasonably windy spell and even heavy rain<p>The great British summer is getting off to a blustery start with severe wind warnings issued nationwide as hopes of a heatwave are thwarted.<p>The Met Office has warned …

Top 10 Cars No Insurance Company Wants to Cover

The well-worn cliché goes like this: “Fast, cheap, and reliable: Pick two.” As it turns out, the conventional wisdom extends to auto insurance, as a …

How Travel Insurance Can End Up Being A Priceless Decision

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —</b> The unofficial start to summer means vacation time is almost here.<p>But an exciting trip can head south in an instant due to …

Travel Insurance

BMW 4-Series convertible: car review | Martin Love

Photograph: PR<p>Inner vision: the convertible is almost identical on the inside to the coupe, but minus the roof obviously.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/20/1432119679621/fa09e6e5-e8a1-4c2f-a564-b561b54f2b5e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>Inner vision: the …

Why Palmyra Is So Important

International attention on its invaluable antiquities, now at risk with the Syrian city overrun by ISIS, may do more harm than good.<p>After Islamic State forces apparently wrested control of the Syrian city of Palmyra—their second large territorial gain this week—the big news didn’t seem to be the …

Palmyra

The Skyscraper of the Future

The push to build a new kind of tower has begun.<p>There's something inherently absurd about skyscrapers. They defy gravity and high winds. They require years of challenging high-altitude construction. They're dizzying to look at—from the ground and from their top floors, where a sense of vertigo is …

Skyscrapers

ISIS seizes key Iraqi city of Ramadi: What happens next?

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS forces pushed east Monday from their fresh victory in Ramadi as the Iraqi government rushed reinforcements to shore up defensive lines meant to stop the terror group's advance.<p>Iraqi and U.S. officials promised eventual defeat for the self-proclaimed Islamic State, but the loss of the …

U.S. Army

This is Europe's plan to compete with US internet dominance

Perhaps the best way to understand the EU's plan to create a so-called digital single market in Europe is to think about video streaming. Americans understandably take it for granted that if they’re from, say, California and go on holiday in New York, then their Netflix subscription will work just …

GSK is on the mend but still lacks vital ingredient for growth

Confidence on earnings should be reassuring, even if it bears little resemblance to the 2000 vision for GlaxoSmithKline<p>Those with long memories will remember when GlaxoSmithKline’s shares traded at £20. It was 2000, when the company was formed through a mega-merger. Hopes were high that a golden …

74 per cent of British men will be overweight by 2030

By 2030 nearly 39 million adults will be overweight or obese in the UK, a rise of more than six million<p>Almost three quarters of British men and two thirds of women will be overweight or obese by 2030, the World Health Organisation has predicted leading health experts to urge the government to …

The Unexpected Pleasure of Doing Things Alone

People avoid going out by themselves because they think they'll appear antisocial, but it turns out they'll end up having a lot more fun than they expected.<p>Two years ago, a Dutch creative agency opened a concept restaurant in Amsterdam that would be, in the words of its founder, “the perfect place …

University of Maryland

4 new things we learned about Windows 10 from Microsoft Build 2015

As expected, Windows 10 got some face time at Microsoft's Build 2015 event in San Francisco, and Joe Belfiore took the stage to go over several of its newest features.<p>Belfiore brought attention early to how Windows 10 is bringing back the Aero Glass theme from Windows 7, showing that good ideas …

BMW i3 Review | Most Energy-Efficient Car - Consumer Reports

With its quirky looks, space-age construction, tree-hugging electric powertrain, and luxe-Ikea interior, the BMW i3 has shocked the automotive design …

2016 Honda HR-V

The shape of small things to come.<p>The SUV-ification of the automobile market continues apace, with buyers in even the smallest segment now deciding that they, too, want the higher seating position and (in all-wheel-drive versions) the bad-weather capability afforded by a crossover-type vehicle. …

101 free things to do in London

Give your credit card a rest with these 101 fabulous London freebies.<p>Free museums<p>1. Come face-to-face with a roaring T-Rex and experience the …

England

Mapping Every City’s Most Scenic Routes, One Photo at a Time

The "Geotaggers' World Atlas" follows the path of Flickr images.<p>In Washington, D.C., the area around the national mall is spotted with selfie sticks and duck faces. Every city has a picturesque spot or two where the probability of a photo being taken at any given time is pretty high. Now there's a …

2016 Honda HR-V is bigger on the inside (pictures)