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Baby sloth gets teddy as replacement mum at London Zoo

Edward the seven-week-old baby sloth has been given a toy to clamber over while he is building up his strength<p>A baby sloth which is being hand-reared at London Zoo has been given a teddy from the gift shop as a replacement mother.<p>Zookeepers were forced to step in to help Edward, a seven-week-old …

10 Books That Beginning Readers Will Love Reading Over and Over

Choosing the right book for a beginning reader can be a challenge. The story can't be so difficult that your budding bookworm gets discouraged, but it also shouldn't be so simple that your child can memorize the pages. Plus, the story has to be entertaining enough to maintain your little one's …

Books

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

Leadership

Perfect picnic sandwiches recipe

These pressed sandwiches are great for country walks or picnics<p>These are known to my family as “motorway sandwiches”, because they are a favourite choice for long car journeys, but don’t restrict them to this. They are great for country walks or picnics. In fact, they are good whenever you need a …

These Buddies In China Live Their Lives According To "Friends"

"My real name is George, but you can call me Joey."

Chinese security chief 'spied on Xi Jinping'

Zhou Yongkang could face execution in China after becoming the highest profile victim of Xi Jinping's war on corruption<p>China's feared former security chief took advantage of his position to spy on top Communist Party rivals including Xi Jinping, the current president, it has been claimed.<p>Zhou …

The 10 Best Neighborhoods in Seattle

Image: Doug Chayka<br>The Condo CrazeCapitol Hill<b>27%</b> own • <b>73%</b> rent • <b>$58,000</b> median household incomeDepending on how you feel about condominiums, Capitol …

China's 5 most amazing 'new' cities

Author Wade Shepard travelled through China witnessing immense cities being built from scratch. He lists his favourites and why every traveller …

Are You Falling Out of Love?

People who question whether they should stay in a long-term relationship are often deeply conflicted about their decisions, especially if the partner they are going to leave behind will be wounded. By the time they come to see me, they have usually struggled with their feelings for a long time, …

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Swiss Adventurer Launches Quest to 'Fly Forever'

In bid to travel around the world on a solar-powered plane, weight and energy are everything.<p>ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates—Early on Monday, if the desert wind rushing toward the Strait of Hormuz lays down and dawn comes in clear and bright, a very large and odd-looking experimental aircraft will …

"The Will to Prepare Is as Important as the Will to Win"

When it comes to being successful, there's a lot more to it than desire. Success largely comes down to putting in time and effort so that when an …

Duke University

The Chores Kids Can Do, By Age Group

Even kids as young as two can help around the house. If you're not sure what kinds of chores to assign your little (or big) kids, this printable …

China erases its ‘inconvenient truth’ film on pollution

Internet censors in China remove pollution documentary watched by more than 200 million people that sparked criticism of government<p>Chinese censors brought the curtains down on a viral documentary about the country’s pollution crisis on Friday after it was watched by more than 200 million people and …

China

Phenomenal success for new film that criticises China's environmental policy

It has been compared to Silent Spring, Rachel Carson’s seminal work that shaped US environmental policy. Chai Jing, a former Chinese state television reporter, has produced a widely seen video documentary weaving her personal concerns for her daughter with a damning indictment of China’s toothless …

Lunar New Year Festivities Come to a Colorful Close in China

China’s celebration of the Lunar New Year came to a colorful close today after two weeks of festivities and pilgrimages. Here, a look at how millions of revelers, from the cities to the provinces, prepared and celebrated the beginning of 2015, the Year of the Goat.

China

Norway's Lofoten Islands: A Photographer's Dream

<i>Photo: Ben Ashmole</i><p><i>By: Ben Ashmole, a contributing writer for The Outbound Collective.</i><p>The Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway are a magical location for any photographer. The jaw-dropping fjords, snow capped mountains, and quaint villages create a fairy tale like atmosphere. Because of the far north …

How Do Pro Athletes Recover So Quickly?

<i>A:</i><p>Lindsey Vonn made history last month with her 64th World Cup win—the most ever for a female skier—after spending most of 2014 rehabbing a torn ACL. Even more remarkable: she had not one but <i>two</i> major knee surgeries in the past two years.<p>Many people who tear their ACLs are told it can take at least …

Surprising secrets about flying

Not to make you all “There’s a man on the wing” paranoid, but there’s a lot that goes on aboard airplanes that we just don’t know about. In our travelers’ haze of in-flight movies, naps, and conversations with seat mates, we miss some intriguing (and sometimes unpleasant) parts of the flying …

See the People of Beijing Travel Home for the Chinese New Year

Passengers walk as they make their way to trains as they leave for the Spring Festival at a local railway station on Feb<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Kevin …

Chinese New Year

Xiaomi Mi Note: This Chinese Phone Is Great. Too Bad You Can't Use It.

You've probably never heard of the Xiaomi Mi Note. You can't buy one in the US. You should read this story anyhow. It's about a smartphone—a <i>really</i> …

WeChat Rattles Alibaba In Hongbao Wars

<i>Bottom line: The huge success of Tencent’s hongbao promotions over the Lunar New Year reflects the growing dominance of WeChat, which could marginalize other mobile services unless regulators step in to create a more level playing field.</i><p>I remember a time not long ago when we China tech reporters …