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'Why I gave up my US passport'

<b>The Magazine feature on the number of expat Americans renouncing their US citizenship due to tax filing requirements prompted a huge response from readers.</b><p>Many wrote to say they were experiencing similar problems to those outlined in the article. Here is a selection of their stories.<p><b>1. David Green</b><b>,</b> …

Immigration

12 Tips for Perfect Fried Chicken, Plus a Master Recipe

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

Recipes

How To Increase Anabolic Hormones Naturally

by Lifestyle and Strength<p>In the past two months I’ve spent a lot of time talking about hormones. More specifically how much our hormonal responses …

5 flexibility marks every man should hit

When it comes to desired physical characteristics, flexibility falls down the priority list, as most guys would much rather have killer abs and …

Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX tablets pose real threat to iPad dominance

Amazon's new HDX tablets are a huge technological leap beyond last year's models, but are still priced aggressively.<p>Amazon's first trick was selling a tablet so cheap, it was hard not to buy it, despite the shortcomings. Amazon's next trick was to build a second, larger tablet, to show it could …

Valve: How going boss-free empowered the games-maker

<b>Welcome to Flatland.</b><b>Imagine a company where everyone is equal and managers don't exist. A place where employees sit where they want, choose what to work on and decide each other's pay. Then, once a year, everyone goes on holiday together.</b><p>You have just imagined Valve.<p>The video games developer caused …

Health kick 'reverses cell ageing'

<b>Going on a health kick reverses ageing at the cellular level, researchers say.</b><p>The University of California team says it has found the first evidence a strict regime of exercise, diet and meditation can have such an effect.<p>But experts say although the study in Lancet Oncology is intriguing, it is …

How Sony Could Beat Microsoft At Its Own Game And Win The Living Room War

Sony has wisely marketed its PlayStation 4 as a system designed with the “core gamer” audience in mind.<p>The PS4 has social apps, video streaming, and all the other bells and whistles the competition has, but first and foremost it’s a machine designed to play games. Or at least that’s the …

Jason Ferruggia’s Renegade Fitness

<b>Guest Post by Tyler Bramlett, Creator of the CT-50 System</b><p>One of the most common mistakes people make is getting married to the idea that the only way …

Shareholder sues Activision Blizzard over $8.2 billion split plan

A shareholder of Activision Blizzard has filed a lawsuit against CEO Bobby Kotick, co-chairman Brian Kelly, and Vivendi SA in an effort to block a stock sale.<p>According to Bloomberg, shareholder Douglas M Hayes stated in the application that the sale would "unjustly enrich Kelly, Kotick, and the …

Activision Blizzard

TownCraft: from little things, big things grow

<b>Aussie indie game TownCraft is the kind of game we'd like all town and resource management games to aspire to.</b><p>There's no one right way to make a …

Top 20 International Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)

Best Small Hotels<p>From Australia to Botswana and Italy to India, see the top luxury boutique hotels around the world.<p>09.08.13 4:45 AM ET

Australia election: Tony Abbott defeats Kevin Rudd

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1008000/1008661_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532551964_6b76dd1e2fbe0ebc131ee93149427779<p><b>Australia's opposition has crushed the governing Labor party in a general election that has returned the Liberal-National coalition to power for the</b> …

Australia

Did EA drop the ball with Madden NFL 25 for iOS?

Madden NFL 25 made its iOS debut yesterday, with a price tag that probably caused some initial elation among fans of the series: it's free. The last Madden title cost $6.99 for the iPhone version and $9.99 for iPad, and previous games in the series were similarly priced.<p>Turns out Madden NFL 25 …

LG's G Pad and Acer's Liquid S2 phone revealed before Ifa

LG describes its 8.3in G Pad as being "pocket sized"<p><b>LG and Acer are both claiming "world firsts" with their latest product launches, revealed ahead of Berlin's Ifa tech show.</b><p>LG is returning to the tablet market with the G Pad, which the company is marketing as the only 8in (20cm)-class device to …

Gear & Gadgets

Japan consumer price rises pick up pace on energy costs

<b>Consumer prices in Japan rose at the fastest pace in nearly five years in July, as policymakers' attempts to end deflation appeared to pay off.</b><p>Consumer prices, excluding food, rose by 0.7% from a year earlier.<p>However, the faster inflation was mainly stoked by the rising cost of fuel imports due to …

Economics

How many climate migrants will there be?

<b>If politicians are to be believed, migration caused by climate change will cause the world huge problems. One of the latest to repeat the warning is UK shadow immigration minister Chris Bryant, who, like many others before him, said 200 million people may be forced to flee their country. But how</b> …

Oxford University

Return to the rainforest: A son's search for his Amazonian mother

<b>David Good's parents come from different countries - hardly unusual in the US where he was raised. But the 25-year-old's family is far from ordinary - while his father is American, his mother is a tribeswoman living in a remote part of the Amazon. Two decades after she left, David realised he had</b> …

New Jersey

Here’s How the Oculus Rift Will Work on Mobile

Oculus Rift, the much-hyped virtual reality gaming console interface that debuted at E3 2012, is still seemingly some time off from a consumer …

Virtual Reality