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​Prisoners in China Can Get Out of Jail in Exchange for Patents

China absolutely dominates the rest of the world when it comes to the number of patents it produces. This is partly due to a government that …

The First Christmas Tree

Prince Albert, Queen Victoria’s consort, is usually credited with having introduced the Christmas tree into England in 1840. However, the honour of …

Shy And Mighty

A band of introverted Brits finds unlikely fame.<p>In late March, the xx, a band that ordinarily appears at ten-thousand-seat arenas, played a ten-night “residency” at the Park Avenue Armory, performing for just a few dozen people at a time. Open to the public for fifty-five dollars a ticket, the …

Easy Riders: 6 Urban Bikes Reviewed

Fast and fun commuter bikes for cruising around town, or speeding to work

Miss Amazon 2015: Brazilian beauty pageant ends in tears after runner-up snatches crown

The claws came out during a Brazilian beauty pageant when an angry runner-up wrenched the crown off the winner's head and threw it to the …

The Pirate Bay Is Back After Nearly Two Months Of Downtime

One of the Internet’s most targeted, and yet also most hard-to-kill sites is back again following a raid on its servers over seven weeks ago: The Pirate Bay resides once again at its familiar “.se” URL, offering a database that appears to be fairly intact, with torrents mostly in place up to its …

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DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist / February 2015 English Tour

<b>Header photo by Joe Conzo</b><p><b>DJ Shadow</b> and <b>Cut Chemist</b> will bring their collaborative Renegades of Rhythm tour to England in February, hot on the heels of …

Socceroos star Tim Cahill set for China switch, reports claim

Tim Cahill could be set to move to China, with reports in China claiming the Socceroos star is on the verge of a switch to Shanghai Shenhua.<p>Cahill, …