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Types of Malaysian durians, tastes, and pricing.

With so many different types of durians in the market, we pay homage to the King of Fruits with a taste test of some of the more popular types around …

FT column: Xi Jinping has changed China’s winning formula

<i>By Gideon Rachman</i>Politics in the west are so dramatic at the moment that China can look relatively staid and stable by comparison. But that …

Bayern Munich’s dominance benefits and blights German football

YOU do not have to know a lot about football to understand that in Germany, one team dominates. Bayern Munich have won nearly half the domestic …

Germany

Digital Music Couldn't Exist Without the Fourier Transform

This is the Fourier Transform. You can thank it for providing the music you stream every day, squeezing down the images you see on the Internet into …

'Stupid and uneducated' people preferred, Tunku Ismail told

A VIP tells the Johor Crown Prince the country's education system will not be improved in order to ensure votes for the government and manipulate the …

The Economic Lessons of Star Trek’s Money-Free Society

In the latest 'Geek's Guide to the Galaxy' podcast, writer Manu Saadia discusses what we can learn about post-money life from the 'Star Trek' …

Shahbudin: One big ‘sandiwara’ on hudud

KUALA LUMPUR: Whatever is happening now in politics, in the wake of the hudud Bill in Parliament on Thursday being deferred, is nothing more than …

The truth behind Churchill's debts and reckless gambling

On his first day at school, <b>Winston Churchill</b> asked his mother for more cash. She groused: “You do get through it in the most rapid manner… and the more you have the more you want to spend.” He was 13, and already he was spending more than a family “of six or seven have to live upon”.<p>The grandson of …

Winston Churchill

Bustle

Reverse-engineering censorship in China: Randomized experimentation and participant observation

Censorship has a long history in China, extending from the efforts of Emperor Qin to burn Confucian texts in the third century BCE to the control of …

Six absurd things you probably didn't know about the UK parliament

Britain is looked upon by the world as a beacon of democracy. And if you consider the amount of vitriol thrown back and forth on Twitter between the …

The secret army of cheerleaders policing China’s internet

If you ever wanted an illustration of why academic research is not just important but vital, then the work of Gary King, professor of sociology at Harvard, could serve as exhibit A. Why? Well, one of the more pressing strategic issues that faces western governments is how to adjust to the emergence …

China

Stop telling people there's a dot in your Gmail address — it doesn't matter

My <i>Slate</i> email address is will.oremus@slate.com. If you email willoremus@slate.com, your message will bounce. There is no willoremus@slate.com.<p>If there were, though, it’s a good bet that he’d get a lot of messages that were intended for me (poor guy).<p>For just that reason, Google decided to do things …

Email

A 22-year-old 'molded' to vote for Hillary Clinton explains why he and his wife are supporting Trump

Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesDonald Trump supporters listen to the presumptive Republican presidential candidate speak at a rally in San Diego on May 27, 2016 in Fresno, California.<p>For several days, I’ve been corresponding with a 22-year-old Donald Trump supporter. He is white, has a bachelor’s …

Elections

China loses world No. 2 creditor rank to Germany amid yuan woes

Germany edged out China as the world’s second-largest supplier of external credit for the first time in at least a decade last year as ­Beijing spent …

Apple Is Not The Next Blackberry, It's The Next Toyota

In a blog post that recently went viral, Marco Arment argued that Apple may be the next Blackberry. He pointed out that, while other tech companies like Amazon, Facebook and Google are advancing in key artificial intelligence technologies, Apple seems to be falling far behind.<p>Clearly, he’s right …

BlackBerry

Teochiew @ Sri Petaling

A worthwhile destination for Teochiew traditional cooking, brought to Sri Petaling by the Lim family, whose matriarch oversees recipes they've served …

Golden State Warriors Edge Past Oklahoma City Thunder

Warriors’ Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson combine to force Game 7 decider<p>ENLARGE<p>The Golden State Warriors won. On the improbable brink of elimination, in a shaking arena that still carried the stench of embarrassment, against a ferocious team with a pair of terrifying players, down eight points in the …

Stephen Curry

Rosetta’s comet contains ingredients for life

Rosetta’s comet<p>27 May 2016<p>Ingredients regarded as crucial for the origin of life on Earth have been discovered at the comet that ESA’s Rosetta …

The party's over: Why India doesn't need the Congress anymore

The leadership of the Indian National Congress has attempted to recast the party’s performance in the recent Assembly elections – sweeping defeats in …

Rosetta Finds Building Blocks For Life On Comet

Scientists have long debated the possibility that some of the key ingredients for life on Earth were brought to our newly-formed planet by comets and …

Science

The Dark Future of Whitewashing

The ABC show <i>Fresh Off the Boat</i> looks at the lives of an Asian immigrant family, played by Hudson Yang, Ian Chen, Forrest Wheeler, Constance Wu, and …

TV

Why is it impossible to find free wi-fi in Germany?

Germany prides itself on being one of the most industrially advanced countries in the world, from its high-tech manufacturing sector to its enviable commitment to renewable energy. But when it comes to free and open wi-fi networks, Germany lags far behind its peers.<p>The blame rests squarely on the …

Germany

Beijing fetish restaurant teases with lobster and sex

BEIJING (Reuters) - With drinks served in breast-shaped cups and beers opened with bottle openers shaped like a wooden penis, the father and daughter …

English T-Shirts In Asia (20+ Pics)

One of the great things about the world we live in is the rich and diverse variety of languages that you can find across the globe. The only problem …

T-shirts

Why Drivers in China Intentionally Kill the Pedestrians They Hit

In April a BMW racing through a fruit market in Foshan in China’s Guangdong province knocked down a 2-year-old girl and rolled over her head. As the …

My grandfather survived Hiroshima. Here’s what he wants Obama’s historic visit to accomplish

A bright flash, followed by hell on Earth. That’s how many survivors describe the moment a United States pilot dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Chen-Lin Tsai is no different. “I thought this is it,” he tells me. “This is the end. It’s over.”<p>Thankfully, my grandfather’s life didn’t end that day …

Japan

Text of President Obama’s Speech in Hiroshima, Japan

<i>The following is a transcript of President Obama’s speech in Hiroshima, Japan, as recorded by The New York Times.</i><p>Seventy-one years ago, on a bright cloudless morning, death fell from the sky and the world was changed. A flash of light and a wall of fire destroyed a city and demonstrated that …

Japan

The Real Problem With Fusion Energy

Artwork by Sam WoolleyThe longstanding joke about fusion—that it’s the energy source of the future, and always will be—may be the field’s biggest …

Cold Fusion

Scientists finally know what stopped Mongol hordes from conquering Europe

In 1206, Genghis Khan, a fierce tribal chieftain from northern Mongolia, began to take over the world.<p>The khan's ruthless tactics and loyal horde swept across Asia. One territory after another fell under the overwhelming force of the Mongol Empire, which would eventually stretch from the eastern …

Europe