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Go From A Tropical Rainforest To An Arctic Wonderland In One Awesome Building

At the National Ecology Center in Seocheon, South Korea, visitors will soon be able to walk through more than 35,000 square feet of greenhouses mimicking the world’s most diverse ecosystems.<p>Called the Ecorium, and designed by Grimshaw Architects with S.A.M.O.O., this visitor’s center will consist …

Nine Inch Nails Debut New Song, 'Find My Way,' at Fuji Rock Festival

Today, at Japan's Fuji Rock Festival, Nine Inch Nails played their first show in four years. During the heavily anticipated gig, they debuted "Find …

The curious case of Kandinsky: how Communist Russia enabled art forgers to make millions

Avant garde paintings fuel a forensic 'arms race' between criminals and scientists<p>Wassily Kandinsky's <i>Composition VII</i>, 1913. Image credit: Wikimedia Commons<p>On the morning of May 12th, more than 100 police officers stormed a house in Wiesbaden, Germany, as part of an enormous raid that spanned three …

How toxic waste turned the heart of Silicon Valley into a self-storage complex

Decades ago, Silicon Valley was filled with orchards. Today, it's suburbia peppered with startups and giant technology companies. But 30 years ago, Silicon Valley was actually manufacturing computer chips right there, and <i>The Atlantic</i> has a fascinating article exploring the repercussions of that …

Dennis Farina: 1944-2013

Remembering one of the great onscreen tough guys<p>On Monday, when I read that the craggy ex-cop turned character actor Dennis Farina had died of lung …

GIFs of the Week: A Flaming Birthday Unicorn + A Day in the Life of a Tree - PAPER

<i>Welcome to our weekly GIF roundup, featuring a collection of important, amusing and/or newsy GIFs and GIF sets by Mike Hayes of BuzzFeed and Gifhound.</i><p>GIFS OF THE WEEK! EVERYBODY IN THE POOL! [via ForGIFs]<p>Welcome to earth, baby. [via MSNBC]<p>Well, now this is the coolest thing I've ever seen. A donor …

Diageo seals 'milestone' China acquisition

British drinks giant Diageo is set to complete its acquisition of ShuiJingFang, a leading manufacturer of China's national drink baijiu, in a major victory for a foreign company.<p>The maker of Smirnoff vodka and Johnnie Walker whiskey has paid £233m to buy the 47pc stake in ShuiJingFang HoldCo it did …

China's economic rise fuels growth among outdoor pursuits

China’s scorching economic growth has given people something they didn’t have before: leisure time.<p>That’s fueled interest in new hobbies, including outdoor adventure. Youth hostels are filling up with backpackers. Hiking gear is flying off the shelves. And Chinese rock climbers are pioneering …

Chinese Carmakers Go Global

You may not see Chinese cars in showrooms in the United States, Germany or Italy anytime soon, but you’re liable to see them everywhere else you travel. While emissions, safety and quality requirements in the most developed countries of the world may be too difficult for China’s local car makers to …

Club Med Investor Fosun Raises Stake In Popular Shanghai Tourist Mart

Fosun International, the Hong Kong-listed investment company controlled by Chinese billionaire Guo Guangchang, has raised its stake in Shanghai Yuyuan Tourist Mart to 25% from 20%.<p>Shanghai-listed Shanghai Yuyuan Tourist Mart, which operates retail shops in a popular shopping district near the …

Speedy weeknight suppers: roast beetroot with smoked mackerel

Pair beetroot and mackerel for a perfect summer salad.<p>2 smoked mackerel fillets<p>2 large raw beetroot<p>2 large banana shallots or 4 small<p>Sprig of thyme<p>Few sprigs of dill<p>3 tbsp olive oil<p>Juice of half a lemon<p>Preheat the oven to 200.<p>Peel the beetroot and cut each into eight wedges. Peel the shallots and …

Recipes

A-Z of unusual ingredients: azuki beans

In our new online series, Rachel Smith explores exotic ingredients that could spice up your storecupboard. This week: azuki beans, a Japanese staple heading to our shores.<p>In British cooking, the role of the bean is clear-cut. We use Heinz beans for fry-ups, broad beans in spring salads, and white …

Modernist Cuisine Is Static: This "Bagel" Is Proof

<b>Now celebrating its tenth anniversary,</b> the 17-seat Minibar in Washington, D.C., has received every award possible. Last year, its chef José Andres was named by <i>Time</i> as one of its 100 Most Influential People in the world. This year, the President and Mrs. Obama celebrated Valentine's Day there.<p>With …

Ask Eat Like a Man: Why We Love Greasy Spoons

<i>Josh Ozersky is a James Beard Award-winning food writer, B-list food personality, and noted polymath and deviant. The founder of Meatopia, he will answer all your questions on meat, food, food writing, relationships, restaurants, or cooking. He is also available for private tutorials.</i><p><b>What is the</b> …

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The head of the Egyptian army has urged people to come out on Friday to demonstrate against "terrorism" and give the military a mandate to confront violence: http://bbc.in/19hFT72 The comments by General Sisi (pictured) follow deadly clashes between opponents and supporters of deposed president Mohammed Morsi. But a senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood said the remarks were a "threat", and would not stop pro-Morsi protests.

Beijing subway rush hour video goes viral

If you complain about travelling during the rush hour on Britain's trains, spare a thought for these poor commuters in Beijing.<p>This is <b>Beijing</b>'s Subway Line 13 in rush hour on a Thursday morning. Those with claustrophobia look away now.<p>The video, filmed on July 18, shows thousands of commuters …