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Friends and family of Sydney hostages tell intense tale of captivity

Family and friends of several hostages taken by gunman Man Haron Monis inside a Sydney cafe recounted on Tuesday the fear and terror the hostages experienced during the ordeal.<p>No one paid attention to Monis at the Lindt Chocolat Cafe and the only time anyone heard anything from him is when he took …

Can America's Desert Cities Adapt Before They Dry Out And Die?

Los Angeles, Phoenix, Las Vegas, and many other western cities are all growing fast–and are all running out of water.<p>Los Angeles traffic is worse than usual as hordes of parched citizens evacuate a concrete tomb that once supported millions of lives. Savvy entrepreneurs are selling bottled water …

60 Vintage Cars Found After 50 Years Of Neglect On French Farm Are Worth At Least £12 Million

Even today, when the whole world has been mapped by GPS, there are still valuable hidden treasures left to discover. After calling in auctioneers, …

Mountain-sized asteroid is heading towards Earth, says scientist

A Russian scientist has discovered a huge asteroid '2014 UR116' passes Earth every three years<p>A mountain-sized asteroid which crosses paths with the Earth every three years has been discovered by a Russian scientist.<p>Vladimir Lipunov, a professor at Moscow State University, said the space rock, …

iPhone 6 Plus Vs Galaxy Note 4 Review: 2014's Biggest Phone Fight

Welcome to the biggest heavyweight clash in mobile phone history. For the first time Apple is moving in on the phablet sector Samsung has dominated (and arguably created) for the last four years. Two mega-corporates, two opposing ideologies and two massive handsets competing for our affections, …

How the Cup of Excellence Determines the World's Best Coffees

Silvio Leite, a tall Brazilian gentleman with a long smile and cherubic cheeks, asked a group of judges circling him how many of them scored above 90 on coffee number three. Two people, a deep-voiced Pittsburgh native named Bill Swoope, who owns a chain of shops called The Coffee Tree, and a …

Global Warming

That Crazy "Simpsons" Couch Gag Was Made By An Oscar-Nominated Animator

Don Hertzfeldt is the greatest, strangest animator you might not have heard of yet. And there's a lot more to him than "I AM SIMPSON."<p>If you tuned into last night's Season 26 premiere of <i>The Simpsons</i>, "Clown in the Dumps," you were treated to an opening sequence that featured Homer as a floating …

The Simpsons

Posted: October 24, 2014 in Events, Issues, News, Personalities Tags: Books, Kenyan writing, Labour of Love, Literary Prizes, Onduko bw'Atebe, The Verdict of Death, Wahome Mutahi Literary Prize

Despite the challenges facing the local writing industry, writer Onduko bw’Atebe prefers to see it as a half full glass rather than half empty. “The …

Buoyant Helsinki: Small Giant Games raises $3.1 million

Despite the troubles at Rovio, it looks like the view from industry group Tekes that the Finnish games industry remains in rude health is being …

Playstudios raises $20M for social casino games with free Vegas 'comp' rewards

Playstudios has set itself apart in the crowded market for social casino games by offering rewards, or “comps” to stay in Las Vegas hotels, to its MyVegas gamers. And now it’s getting its own reward. The company is announcing today that it has raised $20 million in a third round of funding led by …

Shipping Container Retreat Gives Nomad Living A Whole New Meaning

The notion of nomad living has taken a turn for the better in the past years. Studio Arte recently came up with a new design that uses shipping …

Shipping Containers

Shipping Container Architecture

Shipping containers are the same all over the globe. According to the World Shipping Council, there are 17 million of them in circulation and due to …

Compact Prefab House is Made from a Single Shipping Container in Milan

Australian film Nova Deko Modular builds modular homes, the smallest of which are dubbed “granny flats”. Their recent house in Milan is based on a …

Prefab Homes

EXCLUSIVE PICS: Shipping Container Home Pops Up in NY

New York City is probably the last place anyone would expect to find a one-story, prefabricated, shipping container home, but lo-and-behold one of …

New York City

Awesome Modern Shipping Container Home

Another shipping container home design worth noting is Caterpillar House (or Casa Oruga in Spanish), which is located in the hills just outside of …

Shipping Containers Are But One Part of this Upcyled Abode

upcycle house<p>All photos via Trendir<p>Sure, this isn't your first time at the shipping container rodeo; the world is now peppered with homes (and libraries and spas) reborn of the big rectangles that once housed over-sized wares on their journeys across the high seas and/or rails. Sure, shipping …

Top 5 Luxury Homes Made from Shipping Containers

A single, standard-sized shipping container works out great for a tiny living space, but might feel a little cramped. And therein lies the beauty of …

Farmer builds £133k dream home from four SHIPPING CONTAINERS to find his perfect bride (and it comes with picture windows, a suspended bath and even its own stream)

• <b>Patrick Bradley designed his ultra-modern home from recycled containers</b>• <b><br>The 34-year-old architect</b> <b>will inherit his family farm and needs a partner</b>• <b><br>The</b> …

29 Recipes to Make Anyone Love Cabbage

Slow-baked, sautéed, or shredded for slaw, the humble cabbage is one of late winter’s most versatile vegetables—we've got 29 recipes to make anyone love it<p>Slow-baked, sautéed, or shredded for slaw, the humble <b>cabbage</b> is one of the most versatile vegetables.<p>All those people who tell you to discard …

Cooking

Eggless Paleo Breakfast Ideas

Sick of eggs for breakfast? I bet some of you Paleo people are! Sometimes, they seem like the only thing for breakfast, right?<p>My CrossFit box …

Morning Glory Muffins (nut free option)

I’m mad. Like, really f*cking mad. Ok, that’s a lie, I don’t really get mad, I just get sad. So, I’m really f*cking sad. My face was finally getting …

Spotted at Burberry: Poppy Red Lips On & Off the Runway

We all just want to be cool British girls.<p>The quickest way to tell if the beauty look at a runway show has legs? Look at how the It girls sitting front row styled their hair and makeup. Case in point: Burberry's Spring 2015 show, where the models who walked the runway matched the ones who showed up …

10 Drugstore Must-Haves from Emma Stone's Makeup Artist

Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears by.<p>Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears …

The At-Home Facial That Unclogs Pores and Makes Skin Glow

But as nice as it feels to outsource all of our beauty needs, sadly, life’s indulgences—like regular facials—aren’t always easy to justify when we're super-busy. Plus, let's admit it: There's a lot of effort involved with constantly pressing mute on that tiny voice in our heads reminding us about …

How to Get Gorgeous, Dramatic Eyes in 30 Seconds

Try this quick and easy eyeliner trick for instant sex appeal.<p>Want to add some extra <i>oomph</i> to your everyday makeup look—or transition from daytime to cocktail hour with minimal effort? Try wearing winged eyeliner. As <i>Women's Health</i> beauty editor Jill Percia says, "winging out your eyeliner is like …

Women's Health

10 Quick and Easy Hairstyles You Haven't Tried<p>Refresh your look with one of these novel styles<p>Swap your standard ponytail for one of these awesome-but-easy ways to perk up your 'do. (You're welcome.)<p>By Shannon Farrell for Daily Makeover<p>Twist It Back<p>Tame textured second-day hair like Mandy Moore's …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Shoes<p>Fancy rich-guy designer slippers aren't just for fancy, rich, designer-wearing guys anymore.<p>By Matt Sebra1 day agoView More<p>Gift Ideas<p>All …

History In Pictures on Twitter: "Kira Roessler, bassist for Black Flag, 1984 http://t.co/2e8WO3hPtQ"

Replying to @<b>HistoryInPics</b><p>“@<b>HistoryInPics</b>: Kira Roessler, bassist for Black Flag, 1984 pic.twitter.com/f2Mg2CrEvJ” Cool photo - love bass!<p>0 replies 1 …

Adventurous Mountaineers Scale the Alps for Incredible Photos

Although these stunning images might look like the work of Photoshop magic, photographer Robert Bsch (or Robert Boesch) captured these campaign photos for the Swiss mountaineering brand Mammut by carefully coordinating an entire team of mountaineers on the snowy Alps. Racing against time and …

Mountaineering