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Tech Things I’m Excited about in 2015 Because 2014 Was so Boring

Goodbye 2014. You were okay, but ultimately sort of meh when it comes to tech.<p>Sure all our phones got a little better. Smartwatches powered by Android appeared and were immediately added to the catch-all drawer with our Fitbits, Nike FuelBands and Jawbone ups. Computers are still about as exciting …

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

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The Week in Review: The Final Frontier

Inside Flipboard / August 23, 2013<p>Being an astronaut is tough enough. But what about being a one-way astronaut? More than 165,000 adventurers have …

New China H7N9 strain gives kick to mutant bird flu research

Doctors and nurses attend a training course for the treatment of the H7N9 virus at a hospital, where a H7N9 patient is being treated, in Hangzhou, …

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Malaysian play in Singapore gone awry

WHAT a mess. The fallout stemming from the massive sell-off of Blumont Group Ltd, Asiasons Capital Ltd and LionGold Corp Ltd is rocking the …

How old is the moon? Scientists put formation forward 100 million years

The moon is much younger than scientists have been led to believe, according to researchers analysing samples taken from the Apollo 16 mission.<p>The …

Western Australia

Nairobi tragedy: Carnage foretold

Al-Shabaab considers it legitimate retaliation for scores of civilians killed by Kenyan armed forces operating in southern Somalia.<p>The assault came …

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The Noodle Master of Penang - Roads & Kingdoms

In Penang, there is a legend of a lady hawker whose <i>char koay teow</i> (Hokkien for “stir fried flat rice noodles”) is as delicious as her manners are …

Misteri negara akhir zaman: Keutamaan Syam

<b>1. Penduduk Syam sentiasa berada di atas al-haqq yang dominan hingga datang kiamat.</b><p><i>"Sebahagian umatku ada yang selalu melaksanakan perintah Allah,</i> …

Why Argentina is now paying for its dangerously successful economic story

A vulture fund has won a court bid to force Argentina to repay debt, after the nation rejected austerity as a way out of crisis<p>Argentina is in the news again. The country that successfully managed an external debt restructuring after a major financial crisis in 2001-02, and eschewed the standard …

1MDB’s Japan move raises more eyebrows

Jonathan Rogers, IFR Chief Analyst<p>MALAYSIA’S 1MDB CERTAINLY knows how to pull off a surprise. The strategic development company has no shortage of …

Olinguito: Smithsonian's Kristofer Helgen discovers adorable new species at museum.

It used to be, explorers went trekking through the wilderness in search of new species (and gold, monsters, magical fountains, etc.). Imagine what it …

AirAsia faces uphill battle in Indonesian domestic market after dropping plans to acquire Batavia

The AirAsia Group initially unveiled plans to buy a 49% stake in Batavia for USD40 million at a high profile signing ceremony in Jakarta in Jul-2012. …

Why did BlackBerry crumble?

One moment it was the hi-tech communication tool of world leaders and the financial elite. The next it had lost its cutting-edge reputation, aspirational appeal – and its customers<p>• BlackBerry: how business went sour<p>This time last year I ran into the sea in my shorts. I saved my daughter from …