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Japan's Pikachu Cafe Serves Pikachu Burgers and More

Japan already has loads of Pikachu- and Pokémon-themed products, whether that's soft drinks, candy, or even curry. But typically, those simply have a …

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Arles 2014: Nicolo Degiorgis lifts the veil on Italy's Islamophobia

This year's author book award at the Rencontres d'Arles photography festival went to Nicolo Degiorgis for Hidden Islam. With a foreword by Martin Parr, the man who matters most in the world of the photobook, it arrived in Arles with buzz attached from the recent photobook festival at Bristol …

China town: meet the architecture giant with Asian designs on London

Their buildings dot the globe, but you probably couldn't name one, nor would you ever guess they had come from the same practice. They have built a gargantuan conference centre in China that looks like a teetering stack of mirror-clad Jenga blocks, an enormous concert hall in Singapore in the shape …

Now you can finally experience the horror of Crysis 2 played in third person

If you ever wondered what would happen when you turned the first-person camera of <i>Crysis 2</i> into third-person, you have your answer: pure horror.<p>Modded footage of the result has been posted online, as spotted by one Reddit user. As players never see their own body in the first-person shooter, a head …

UN: 80 per cent of Palestinians killed in Israeli offensive are civilians

US says it does not want to see a ground offensive in Gaza Strip that would put more civilians at risk, as United Nations says dozens of women and children are among the dead<p>Four out of every five Palestinians killed during Israel's ongoing military offensive in Gaza have been civilians, including …

Calorie Counting Machine May Make Dieting Easier In The Future

Part of losing weight boils down to making tweaks to the simple equation of calories in versus calories out.<p>Americans spend over $60 billion a year on diet and weight loss products, according to market research, but the weight often comes right back. That may be because it's such a hassle to count …

Samsung and Nest collaborate on 'internet of things' standards

Samsung, Google and more have launched Thread, a new standard protocol for the internet of things.<p>Google, or rather its new subsidiary Nest Labs, …

Think medical school is for you? You’re probably wrong

<i>Katherine Sinclair is an MSc. candidate in the department of history at the University of Oxford</i><p>Dear Aspiring Medical Student,<p>Congratulations on your near-perfect GPA and your MCAT scores. Kudos, also, on your impressive (if slightly boring) list of extra-curriculars, and your volunteer work.<p>If I …

Renewed rocket fire threatens to sink Israel-Hamas truce

The government will not renew the mandate of the controversial Office of Religious Freedom, according to Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion.<p>Mr. Dion confirmed the office's closure at a global affairs conference in Ottawa on Tuesday.<p>"Our government shares the same conviction as the previous …

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