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Morocco is producing solar power at night

Springing up on the edge of the Sahara desertare rows of curved mirrors as far as the eye can see.<p>They're part of what could become the biggest solar power plantin the world.<p>Morocco is investing about $2.6 billion on the construction of the Ouarzazate complex, which forms the heart of a $9 billion …

Everyone Who’s Anyone Hates the New Lanvin

Lanvin presented its fall 2016 show, the first since its unceremonious split with designer Alber Elbaz. And the reviews are in for the new Elbaz-less Lanvin and they are... bad. They're terrible actually.<p>We knew something had gone horribly wrong early yesterday when <i>Washington Post</i> fashion critic …

How Halston Nearly Ruined American Fashion’s Battle Against the French

In an exclusive clip from the upcoming documentary Battle at Versailles, fashion-industry insiders recall Halston’s “meltdown.”<p>In 1973, American fashion declared war on the French, with the scrappy patriots of Yankee design—Oscar de la Renta, <b>Stephen Burrows,</b> Halston, Bill Blass, and <b>Anne …

Bin Laden's will shows that he left £20m for global jihad - and worried about CIA tracker chips in his wife's teeth

Declassified documents show the al-Qaeda leader was also still planning grand terror schemes<p>Osama bin Laden left more than £20 million in his will so that his followers could carry on his grand jihadist schemes against the West, newly declassified documents show.<p>In a series of missives that reveals …

Karl Lagerfeld Thinks the Fashion Industry Is 'A Mess' Right Now

The designer speaks his mind on the "see now, buy now" collections.<p>Of course, Karl Lagerfeld has something to say about the "see now, buy now" movement. Backstage at the Fendi Fall 2016 presentation yesterday, the designer talked to Business of Fashion about the current state of the fashion …

Palestinian ends 94-day hunger strike after Israel drops detention without charge

Journalist Mohammed al-Qiq, 33, who has been surviving on water alone, will be treated in hospital and allowed family visits<p>Palestinian journalist Mohammed al-Qiq has ended a 94-day hunger strike in protest against his detention without charge after a deal was reached for Israel to drop his …

This Is the World's Most Powerful Passport

New rankings by a London-based firm reveal which country has the best global access.<p>After five years sitting pretty at the top, Germany has been knocked off its most-powerful-passport-in-the-world perch: A new "live index" shows that Japan and Singapore are tied for number one, offering their …

Venezuela raises gas prices 6,200%

Prices will now increase more than 60 times — to 6 bolivars a liter up from 9.7 centavos, a 6,200% increase according to Bloomberg's Javier Blas.<p>Using the weakest exchange rate of 202.94 bolivars per dollar, Venezuela's announced increase translates to about $0.11 a gallon, according to …

Flawless 404-Carat Diamond Discovered in Angola Mine

Good luck getting this rock on an engagement ring.<p>A “spectacular” 404.2-carat diamond — which is almost three inches long — has been found in Angola. …

Genome reveals secrets of tick saliva

It took a massive team of researchers a decade to sequence the genome of the tick that carries Lyme disease. The results “provide a foundation for a …

Being a ‘morning person’ has a genetic basis, 23andMe study says

Night owls get a genetic excuse<p>Researchers at the genetics company 23andMe have identified 15 regions of the human genome that influence whether someone considers themselves a "morning person," meaning someone who likes to wake up and go to bed early, or an "evening person." The finding, published …

Craft Brewer to Donald Trump: Quit Politics and We'll Give You Shares in Our Company

Donald Trump wants to be the leader of the free world, but perhaps he's got a promising career in craft brewing instead? As politicians on both sides of the aisle denounce the Republican presidential candidate in the wake of his recent statements about Muslims in America, his antics are also …

How To Preserve Clementines So You Can Eat Them All Year Long

Hallelujah!<p>Of all the citrus fruit that comes into season come wintertime, there's none more darling than the clementine. When they're easy to peel, seedless and oh so sweet -- with a slight tangy note -- it's hard to not eat a whole pound in one sitting. Their only drawback is that they aren't …

50 Years and 9 U.S. Presidents Later, a Waldorf Bellman Tells All

Jalali "Jim E." Eldrissi recounts the best stories from his five decades as a bellman at New York City's iconic hotel.<p>Jalali Eldrissi, better known as Jim E., has been a bellman at New York’s Waldorf-Astoria hotel since the Lyndon B. Johnson administration. He’s served at this hotel through two …

These 20 photos show what breakfast looks like around the world

In European countries like Spain, France, and Italy, the first meal of the day is a quick piece of bread or pastry and strong coffee. Meanwhile in Korea, breakfast is a sweeping event that crowds the table just as much as dinner.<p>Below, we take a look at some classic breakfast choices from around …

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Italy's Donnie Brasco Finds the Government Can't Protect Him from The Mafia

Gianfranco Franciosi is one of the best motorboat mechanics in Europe and could fit a couple of engines onto a boat and make it travel at 90 miles …

How Uber's Top Lawyer Wins Equal Pay For Women

<i>Uber general counsel Salle Yoo has her own formula for hiring a diverse workforce: Appoint women in senior roles early on—and pay them the same as</i> …

You Can (And Probably Should) Be Eating Banana Peels

We thought banana peels were good for two things: protecting bananas and serving as comedic props. That was until we heard that not only is it safe to eat banana peels; it's also advisable. Huh. Here's the deal.<p>We thought banana peels were good for two things: protecting bananas and serving as …

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Smart sidewalks bring free Wi-Fi to U.K. streets

You’ll never be without an Internet connection in U.K. towns and cities in the future, thanks to Wi-Fi-emitting sidewalks. Chesham in Buckinghamshire …

Our ancestors were just as sleep-deprived as we are, scientists say

If you ever wish you could live in a simpler time when the pressures of modern life didn't make you feel sleep-deprived, scientists have two words for you: Dream on.<p>A new study of three preindustrial societies reveals that our early human ancestors probably got about the same amount of sleep as we …

14 incredible places in Mexico you’ve probably never heard of

MEXICO IS SO MUCH MORE than mariachis and tequila, Spring Break, guacamole, and tacos. Covering over 760,000 square miles, this is a country with an …

How your eyes betray your thoughts

A series of recent studies suggest that eye movements may both reflect and influence the workings of the brain<p>According to the old saying, the eyes are windows into the soul, revealing deep emotions that we might otherwise want to hide. Although modern science precludes the existence of the soul, …

Why American Express Users Should Be Worried About Their Rewards

A recent court ruling against American Express could put the company's vaunted rewards program in danger.<p>AmEx cardholders, beware. A new court …

Here's what to really fear about the stock market

Six years into the bull market in stocks and there's no shortage of scary things on investors' worry list.<p>From Vladimir Putin and Greece to the dramatic plunge in oil prices, something is bound to trip up the stock market, right? After all, the good times on Wall Street can't last forever.<p>But the …

Italy's richest man, Nutella billionaire Ferrero dies

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1145000/1145944_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534416234_80f48134a6f6808034cecf8b6b13dbdc<p><b>Billionaire Michele Ferrero, whose global chocolate empire made him Italy's richest man, has died aged 89.</b><p>His privately-owned firm is famous for its …

French economist wins Nobel for tackling monopolies

French economist Jean Tirole has won the 2014 Nobel prize for economics for his work on how to regulate powerful companies.<p>Tirole, a former MIT student, is head of economics at Toulouse University, France.<p>The award, announced Monday, is the first time since 1999 that an American-born economist …

35 Places You Need To Visit In France

Provence is famous for its fragrant lavender fields. Shutterstock France was recently named the most-visited country in the world with over 84 million visitors in 2013 — and for good reason.<p>Millions of people go to France each year to stroll along the quays of Paris, lie on the gorgeous beaches of …

Beet Ravioli with Poppy Seed Sauce (Casunziei all'Ampezzana)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat</i> <i>Emiko Davies</i> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: Turn the humble beet into an elegant ravioli dish.</i><p>This recipe's Venetian name is quite a mouthful -- you'll be forgiven for simply calling them …

Recipes

Flaky Bread

Makes 10 Servings<p>An unfloured surface provides some traction, so it’s easy to roll the dough very thin.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for surface<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more, room temperature, for brushing (about 10 )<p>Flaky sea …

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