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Greece crisis: Tsipras accepts troika bail out proposals with conditions

Eurozone finance ministers are scheduled to discuss Tsipras’s latest proposals in a conference call at 5.30pm Brussels time

Alexis Tsipras has said …

Bailouts

Slow motion video of a 142mph tennis serve shows the ball turning to goo

A tennis ball is squishy and bouncy and totally perfect for slow motion fun. Watch as a tennis racket hits the fuzzy yellow green ball at 142mph in …

Slow Motion

Greeks, Welcome to the Soviet Union of 1991

Soviet Union

This Little Iron Tchotchke Can Help Cure a Big Health Issue

In Cambodia, Lucky Iron Fish has cut down the cases of anemia.The post This Little Iron Tchotchke Can Help Cure a Big Health Issue appeared first on …

Nutrition

Sugary drinks are killing 184,000 adults around the world every year, says study

Sugary drinks are killing 184,000 adults around the world every year, and should be eliminated from people’s diets, medical experts have warned. The …

Soft Drinks

Event organizer falls on his knees to apologize for water park explosion

Two days after a blast triggered by colored powder severely injured more than 400 people at a Color Play Asia party in Taipei, the event organizer …

Water Park

The Unbearable Lightness of Tweeting

At the heart of the media's chattiest technology is a hollow sharing economy. A personal investigation into just how little traffic Twitter's maelstrom actually contributes to websites.

In January, I deleted Twitter from my phone. The app was a charming distraction, I decided, and 2015 would be a …

Social Media

Don’t Open Plane’s Emergency Door for the Toilet!

As VietJet Air flight 175 prepared to leave Hanoi for Ho Chi Minh City, a 43-year-old passenger opened the emergency exit door because he wanted to …

Aeronautics

Two ways the next moves by Greece and Europe will affect you—and the global economy

Greece has defaulted on its debt to the IMF and put its financial system into a painful stasis until a July 5 referendum on whether to accept the conditions attached to another tranche of bail-out loans from its creditors.

Why do you care? Contagion, that’s why. The question is: will what’s ailing …

Europe

Bidding farewell to Malaysia

Things can get busy on weekday mornings at the guardhouse outside the regal building of the Malaysian High Commission in Singapore at Jervois Road, …

Malaysia

Here's a B-52 Stratofortress and all of its ammunition in one photo

Tech Sgt. Robert Horstman/US Air Force

This photo shows the entire arsenal of a B-52 Strartofortress.

The standard loadout for this plane includes …

Aeronautics

The greatest challenge the world's sporting greats share

Retirement comes much earlier than in other professions, where not so long ago people didn’t retire at all

When the men’s seedings for Wimbledon were …

ATP World Tour

Researchers Use Femtosecond Lasers To Display Touchable Images In The Air

A Japanese company called Aerial Burton has been using lasers to ionize air molecules in midair for a few years now, thereby creating bright pixels that float in space. Using the original system, however, you were essentially creating floating plasma which could burn you if you touched it. Now, …

Lasers

Supreme Court Breakfast Table

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the East conference room at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., Aug. 30, 2013.Photo by Nikki …

Constitutional Law

The Rolling Pin @ Plaza Damas, Sri Hartamas

Twirling into Sri Hartamas, The Rolling Pin puts a fun spin on Indian fare, with stimulating visual twists by chefs Rakesh Talwar & Abhishek …

Food

P&C Cocktail Bar @ Desa Sri Hartamas

KL's newest speakeasy-style cocktail bar is an intimate hideout that strives to evoke the spirit of Prohibition-era America, complete with wanted …

Restaurant

Afuri in Harajuku Just what the isha ordered. The signature yuzu shio. Not too filling, not bland at all. Feels almost… healthy, whatever that word means. Plus Afuri always has lots of girls at the...

Afuri in Harajuku

Just what the isha ordered.

The signature yuzu shio. Not too filling, not bland at all. Feels almost… healthy, whatever that word …

Best Value for Money Meals in Kuala Lumpur

It's hard to get the perfect balance when it comes to weighing up price point with quality of food these days. It seems there are excellent meals to …

Money

BWB Yakitori Bar @ Desa Sri Hartamas

A fun fresh spot for Japanese soul food with contemporary twists, BWB Yakitori Bar replaces Desa Sri Hartamas' more than decade-old Aoyama sushi …

Bibo

Foie gras poêlé

Hype. It can work wonders. With one restaurant for every 1,700 people, Hong Kong has one of the highest per capita concentrations of …

Hong Kong

The Sun Never Sets: On Roger Federer, Endings, and Wimbledon

Early on in Adam Roberts’s 2014 meta-sci-fi submarine-disaster novel, Twenty Trillion Leagues Under the Sea, a French nuclear sub called the Plongeur begins to sink in the North Atlantic. The startled crew tries to regain command of the vessel, but nothing works. The controls don’t respond. The diver …

ATP World Tour

Ringgit slumps to 10-year low amid Greek crisis

The ringgit dropped 0.4 per cent to 3.7830 a dollar as of 9.13am in Kuala Lumpur, data compiled by Bloomberg show. ― File picKUALA LUMPUR, June 29 ― …

Kuala Lumpur

Living costs too high? Try growing your own food, minister urges Malaysians

Agricultural and Argo base minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri looking at the ‘terung ular’ after officiating the Urban farming event in Penang, June …

Food

Spicing up Malaysia's beloved 'fatty rice'

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Zainal Abidin's tiny food stall serves just one item and opens for only a few hours but is besieged each day by nearly a thousand customers clamouring for Malaysia's undisputed national dish, nasi lemak.

"We need more rice in here!" shouted a sweaty teenager working Zainal's …

Food

Bar review: Tipping Point Brewery Co is a haven for beer lovers

Tipping Point
79 Wyndham Street, Central Tel: 2868 2892

The vibe: judging from the crowds of suited-up beer lovers, Tipping Point is thriving. The bar …

Brewing

After momentous week, Obama's presidency is reborn

He sang. He wept. He cheered. And many say they finally saw the man who inspired them in '08.

Grace.

Amazing grace.

This came very close to being the worst week of Barack Obama’s presidency, and, effectively, the last: a possible repudiation from both Congress and the Supreme Court, from his own …

Presidency

Here’s why they don't sing the 'Happy Birthday' song in movies and TV shows

Ever wonder why you rarely hear the “Happy Birthday” song in movies and TV shows?

There’s a simple reason — it costs a lot of money to use it.

That’s …

Movies

A Democratic senator on what Democrats get wrong about the world

The left-wing Democratic Party has a problem: On foreign policy, it has no idea what it stands for or how to make that happen. Senator Chris Murphy, …

Government

KRUGMAN: Europe is crazy to let Greece implode, but, given this, Greece is doing the right thing

Now that the Greece situation looks like it might finally be nearing resolution, there’s lots of hand-wringing about what will happen next.

The fact …

Greece