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The 20 Best Movies to Win Cannes' Top Prize

With the number of great Palme d'Or winners too large to count, it's worth looking back at the best of the best over Cannes' seven-decade history.<p>Today the Cannes Film Festival begins its 71st year, bringing filmmakers and film lovers from across the globe to one gorgeous seaside town for eleven …

10 Great Movies That Were Booed at the Cannes Film Festival

Some of the best movies of the last three decades were received pretty poorly by Cannes audiences.<p>The Cannes Film Festival is famous for many things, but perhaps it's most notorious for something many moviegoers in America find bizarre and even mean. Audiences there like to boo films! Call it a …

Cannes Film Festival

10 best Lake District hotels

Unesco just confirmed it: the Lake District is a place you need to visit. The newly declared World Heritage Site offers extraordinary landscapes, …

Lake District

Is the SEC Gunning for Ethereum and Ripple? Fat Chance

The digital currency markets, already spooked by a crackdown on digital tokens, got some more bad news this month: A former top regulator told an …

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

Kurt Cobain

Meet the Palestinian girl who speaks Bollywood

Every week, Aya Abassi, a 26-year-old Palestinian Indophile sets up a camera in a corner of her room— or more recently, at her new office — in East …

14 of the world's most fascinating remote places

Horn of Africa

39 of the best secret categories on Netflix and how to find them

Netflix has an insane amount of content, but it's not always easy to find what you want.<p>The categories Netflix gives you access to are broad, which is made more frustrating by the knowledge that Netflix splits movies and TV shows into incredibly specific micro-categories.<p>Luckily, it's pretty easy …

How the super-wealthy hide billions using tax havens and shell companies

"Secrecy World" author Jake Bernstein explains how the super-wealthy hide billions using tax havens and shell companies. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>In 2016, 11.5 million files were leaked from Mossack Fonseca, the world's fourth largest offshore law firm. These were called the Panama</i> …

10 unusual days out within easy reach of London

Seen all the alternative attractions and weird museums that London as to offer? We highly doubt that, but either way there’s plenty more to see when …

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

Where to eat in Hong Kong: 8 exquisite food experiences to warm your heart this February  | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

The sudden drop in temperature shouldn’t be an excuse to stay holed up indoors – especially when there are exquisite dining experiences to be</b> …

Hong Kong

'I cured cancer. I can't be quiet': Woman claims

WITHOUT chemotherapy or radiation, Shona Leigh survived cancer and she claims to know something worth talking about.<p>"I cured cancer. Knowing what I …

Cryptocurrency Rating Agency Says Ethereum Is Better Than Bitcoin And Ripple -- Should You Trust It?

After gaining some recognition on Wall Street, cryptocurrencies have attracted the interest of asset rating agencies.<p>Last week, Florida-based Weiss Ratings released a report that assigned grades to dozens of cryptocurrencies based on a number of metrics, like risk, technological innovation, and …

Cryptocurrency

Tiny, Wealthy Qatar Goes Its Own Way, and Pays for It

DOHA, Qatar — For the emir of Qatar, there has been little that money can’t buy.<p>As a teenager he dreamed of becoming the Boris Becker of the Arab world, so his parents flew the German tennis star to Qatar to give their son lessons. A lifelong sports fanatic, he later bought a French soccer team, …

Iran's Supreme Leader Says Saudi Arabia Sides with Israel and U.S., A 'Betrayal' of 1.6 Billion Muslims

Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has accused Saudi Arabia of double-crossing the Palestinians and betraying 1.6 billion Muslims by …

13 Conspiracy Theories From India That Will Make You Question The Truth.

Nothing is real.

Cryptocurrencies Explained, in Plain English

Everything you need to know about what cryptocurrencies are, how they work, and how they're valued.<p>By now you've probably heard about the …

This 8-Minute Ab Workout Will Strengthen Every Muscle in Your Core

In this video, 8fit trainer Marife San Victores will take you through a short routine that targets every muscle in the abdomen in just 8 minutes.<p>They …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Tensions in the Middle East keep getting worse

The 38th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit resulted in a showdown between Qatar and its Saud-led alliance counterparts.<p>Saudi King Salman decided to send a lower diplomatic delegation in his place, chipping away at the stability in the region. Additionally, in an unexpected move, Saudi Arabia …

From an unexplored desert to a $2 trillion IPO: The 84-year history of Saudi Aramco in pictures

LONDON — When Saudi Aramco lists on the stock market in 2018, it will almost certainly be the biggest initial public offering in history, likely valuing the Saudi state oil company at as much as $2 trillion — more than twice the market capitalisation of Apple.<p>So important is Saudi Aramco's listing …

Oil

World’s biggest oil to chemicals complex to create 30,000 jobs in Kingdom

Update<p>| <b>Published —</b> Sunday 26 November 2017<p>Above, Saudi Aramco’s Abqaiq oil facility in eastern Saudi Arabia in this undated handout photo. The …

Trouble in sport's paradise: Can Qatar overcome the diplomatic crisis?

By James M. Dorsey<p>The crisis in the Gulf that pits Qatar against a UAE-Saudi-led alliance is Qatar’s least problem when it comes to the 2022 World Cup.<p>Beyond the fact that efforts by Gulf states, first and foremost among which the United Arab Emirates, have sought to discredit Qatar as a host long …

Saudi Arabia: VAT Exempts Current Account, Credit Cards

In a step that supports and pushes the financial and banking sectors in Saudi Arabia, the implementing regulations of the Value Added Tax (VAT) …

‘If The Saudi Arabia Situation Doesn’t Worry You, You’re Not Paying Attention’

Mohammed Bin Salman al-Saud COGwriter Last June, Saudi Arabia changed who its crown prince would be: Mohammed bin Salman. This was reported on this …

Saudi Arabia has united with Israel against Iran – and a desert storm is brewing

Mass arrests are the Crown Prince’s opening salvo in a fight against corruption and an embrace of moderate Islam<p>Until last weekend, the Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh’s exclusive Diplomatic Quarter was colloquially known as the Princes’ Hotel. It was a luxurious retreat from the heat, where royals could …

The world should push the crown prince to reform Saudi Arabia, not wreck it

IN A kingdom where change comes only slowly, if at all, the drama of recent days in Saudi Arabia is astounding. Scores of princes, ministers and …