Krysten Vonk

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The Chinese Lingerie Venders of Egypt

Chinese merchants and the inroads of globalization.<p>The city of Asyut sits in the heart of Upper Egypt, at a crescent-shaped bend in the Nile River, where the western bank is home to a university, a train station, approximately four hundred thousand people, and three shops in which Chinese migrants …

China

This is How Fujifilm Recycled Disposable Cameras in 1998

What happens to used disposable cameras once the film has been processed and printed for customers? Well, oftentimes the camera company is able to …

ZTE's Axon Pro could have been a killer phone but there's one major flaw

ZTE Axon Pro review<p>Premium without the price?<p>Large, high-resolution screen<p>Twin cameras on the back<p>Plus-sized<p>Plastic and metal<p>Subtle screen curve<p>Hi-Fi …

Phones

15 Breathtaking Astronomy Images Highlighting the Cosmic Beauty of Our Universe

Since 1995, Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) has been serving up daily doses of cosmic beauty through breathtaking photos of our fascinating universe. Maintained by Robert Nemiroff (MTU) and Jerry Bonnell (UMCP), two professional astronomers who met at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, the …

Yes, Mr. President, We Remade Our Atlas to Reflect Shrinking Ice

While discussing his new plan to combat global warming, the President referenced one of the most striking shifts in the history of National Geographic maps.<p>Unveiling his most aggressive plan yet to combat climate change, President Obama on Monday referenced recent dramatic changes that National …

Fish, meat and history: food markets of the new east – in pictures

World news,Photography,Art and design,Culture,Food & drink,Food and drink,Food festivals,Russia,Georgia,Turkmenistan,Ukraine,Uzbekistan,Azerbaijan,Kazakhstan,South and Central Asia,Life and style<p>In his travels across the former Soviet Union, photographer Gianluca Pardelli has documented the …

Migrant’s Perilous Journey on Instagram Turns Out to Be an Elaborate Ad

Abdou was a young man from North Africa with a dream; he set out to make his way to Europe in order to create a better future for both himself and …

Netflix to offer unlimited parental leave

Netflix employees can now take unlimited paid parental leave, the company announced Tuesday.<p>The policy applies to the first year after a child is born or adopted. Both parents can take as much time off as they want during that period. They might choose to return to work part time or to come back …

LG thinks yesteryear with its new Wine Smart handset

The LG Wine Smart, an Android-powered smartphone that plays on nostalgia with its clamshell body, is ready to make its international debut.<p>Sporting a physical alphanumeric keyboard like those commonly found on cell phones not too long ago, the handset is designed to appeal to users who still want …

Mafia godfather who visited Britain protected at high level, says prosecutor

Maria Teresa Principato says Matteo Messina Denaro, who has been on the run since 1993, leaves Sicily ‘often and with apparent ease’<p>An Italian prosecutor who has been hunting the fugitive head of the Sicilian mafia for the past 10 years says he has eluded capture because he is “protected at a very …

Why 'Follow Your Passion' Is Lousy Career Advice

The most common piece of wisdom bestowed on new graduates is actually a pretty bad one, says the Andreessen Horowitz co-founder.<p>"Follow your passion" is standard graduation-speaker advice. It's also bad advice, according to venture capitalist Ben Horowitz.<p>Speaking to Columbia University’s class of …

Anthropology

From fire trucks to drones: How one family business has innovated to thrive in the digital age

When it comes to innovation, the Darley family has got it down.<p>After four generations and 107 years in business, the Darleys have figured out the key …

Experts say piece of missing Malaysia plane may still be afloat

If a wing fragment found in the Indian Ocean turns out to be part of missing Flight 370, experts say, there are probably other pieces of the aircraft that floated off rather than sinking to the bottom of the ocean.<p>John Page, an aircraft design expert at the University of New South Wales in …

Wise retired workers share their career tips for young graduates

Those leaving the job market have these words of wisdom for young people starting their careers<p>What if you could start your career over and avoid all the mistakes that you made first time round?<p>An online jobs board has canvassed 1,500 people who retired within the past decade to find out their …

See The World Through Bionic Eyes With This Incredible Simulation

Behind bionic eyes<p>New visual simulations give us a glimpse of what it might look like to see the world through bionic eyes.<p>Since the FDA’s approval of the world’s first bionic eye system, the Argus II, more and more people who were once blind can now see (more than 80 by March 2014, according to a …

University of Washington

Potato Salad with 7-Minute Eggs and Mustard Vinaigrette

8 Servings<p>Egg salad and potato salad: Unite! We like how the still-soft yolks dress the salad, but you can cook the eggs a minute or two longer if you like them more set.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2½ pounds new or baby Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed<p>4 large eggs, room temperature<p>1 teaspoon mustard seeds<p>…