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Seamless Pattern With The Dachshund Stock Vector - Illustration of animal, illustration: 58664862

Seamless pattern with the dachshund<p>Royalty-Free Vector<p>Seamless doodle pattern with the dachshund<p>XS480x480px6.7" x 6.7" @72dpi107kB | …

8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …

Myanmar flooding affects one million

<b>Nearly one million people have now been affected by widespread flooding across Myanmar since June, officials say.</b><p>The government says up to 100 people have died and 1.2 million acres of rice fields have been destroyed.<p>Though schools in some areas have reopened, fresh warnings have been issued to …

Weather

Asia's smartphone addiction

<b>Nomophobia - or no mobile phone phobia - the onset of severe anxiety on losing access to your smartphone has been talked about for years. But in Asia, the birthplace of the selfie stick and the emoji, psychologists say smartphone addiction is fast on the rise and the addicts are getting younger.</b><p>A …

Mental Health

Details emerge on suspect in terrorist attack on factory in France

Yassin Sahli, a 35-year-old deliveryman and father of three, was arrested on Friday as the main suspect in a terrorist attack on a US-owned gas plant near the southeastern French city of Lyon.<p>Sahli was taken into police custody Friday on suspicion of decapitating a man and ramming his vehicle into …

Extremism

European tour operators evacuate thousands from Tunisia after attack | Reuters

SOUSSE, Tunisia (Reuters) - Tour companies were evacuating thousands of foreign holidaymakers from Tunisia on Saturday, a day after a gunman killed 39 people at a beach hotel in an attack claimed by Islamic State.<p>Tunisia’s Prime Minister Habib Essid said most of the dead were British, and Britain’s …

Terrorism

ISIS claims fatal mosque attack in Kuwait

<b>(CNN) —</b> An apparent bomb blast tore through a mosque in Kuwait's capital during Friday prayers, killing at least 27 people and wounding at least 227 others, state media reported, citing a security official.<p>ISIS claimed responsibility for what it called a suicide bombing at the Shiite-affiliated …

Extremism

Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

<b>Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore in "The Big Lebowski" (Gramercy Pictures)</b><p>It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p>Douwe Draaisma<p>May 3, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations”<p><i>There’s no time to</i> …

Consciousness

‘No one has come’: one week on, Nepal quake victims help themselves

As the stricken country waits for concerted aid, its resourceful people try to keep up hope in the face of anguish<p>On the third day after the earthquake, the village of Swarathok buried its dead. The aftershocks were less frequent and less powerful. The initial chaos and fear had given way to grief …

Save the Children

China to unveil $46bn investment in Pakistan during visit by Xi Jingping

Chinese president’s rare visit and huge investment is part of plan to expand Beijing’s trade and transport footprint across Central and South Asia<p>The Chinese president, Xi Jinping, was due to make a rare visit to Pakistan on Monday where he is to unveil a $46bn investment plan which it is hoped …

China

11 Ways to Create a Luxurious Closet for Less

The extra touches Hollywood closets are made of — without the extra cost.<p>While most of us dream of a Carrie Bradshaw-esque closet (and her complete shoe collection) the size and accessories are not always an option. Enter master closet designer and founder of LA Closet Design, Lisa Adams. Here, she …

Why Some Doctors Hesitate To Screen Smokers For Lung Cancer

In February, Medicare announced that it would pay for an annual lung cancer screening test for certain long-term smokers. Medicare recipients between the ages of 55 and 77 who have smoked the equivalent of a pack a day for 30 years are now eligible for the annual test, known as a spiral CT …

Cancer

Japanese Fried Chicken With Seaweed 日式海苔炸鸡

I have been seeing my IG friends from Singapore kept sharing this yummy fried chicken. And i got to know that they bought it from the supermarket but …

Singapore Banning Alcohol Consumption In Public Areas To Avoid Drunken Disorder

Singapore has instated a new ban that hopes to prevent late-night drunken debauchery. The new law prohibits alcohol consumption in public places …

Lee Kuan Yew was a horrible person says Singaporean Amos Yee! Updated.

It finally happened! A Singaporean youngster has bravely spoken ill of Lee Kuan Yew in a manner that no one has ever dared to do so before! That too …

9 Green Spaces That Prove Singapore Is Literally An Urban Jungle

It’s a country. It’s a city. It’s Singapore. And this city-state is growing a lot more than its population. Half of Singapore is covered in green, lending to the slogan “City in a Garden.” Singapore prides itself on the way the beauty of nature harmoniously and visibly coexists with the modern …

The UK can learn a lot from Lee Kuan Yew and Singapore

With the passing of Singapore’s former prime minister, Colin Cram takes stock of the country’s successes<p>In a genuine outpouring of grief, Singapore had a week’s official mourning for the late Lee Kuan Yew, its visionary prime minister from 1959 to 1990. He continued to wield great political …

Asia

Lawyer for Pakistani doctor who helped CIA find Osama bin Laden shot dead

Two militant groups claim responsibility - one claiming the killing of Samiullah Afridi was in retaliation for his support of Dr Shakil Afridi<p>A Pakistani lawyer under death threats for defending a doctor who helped CIA agents hunt al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was shot dead on Tuesday, police …

Pakistan

Powerful Photos of Stranded Polar Bears Surrounded by a Melting Sea of Ice

While on board a ship touring the Svalbard Archipelago in Norway, Italian academic researcher Marco Gaiotti caught these stunning images of lonely-looking polar bears surrounded by a sea of ice. He joined a photo expedition that's purpose was to observe polar bears in their raw and natural habitat. …

Polar Bears

Hong Kong housewife jailed for six years for abusing young Indonesian maid

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> A Hong Kong housewife has been sentenced to six years in prison for abusing a young Indonesian worker she kept prisoner in her home.<p>In delivering her sentence, the judge said 44-year-old Law Wan-tung was a bully who showed contempt for those beneath her.<p>Earlier this month, the …

Hong Kong

Science of Gymnastics Journal

“With this issue (17th) we cross the threshold of <b>100 published articles</b> which is quite a significant number for a <b>highly specialized journal</b>,” editor</b> …

Veteran Russian opposition politician shot dead in Moscow

Boris Nemtsov, former deputy prime minister, gunned down near Kremlin before taking part in march against Russian war in Ukraine<p>Boris Nemtsov, a leading opponent and former deputy prime minister <b>was gunned down in Moscow</b> just a few hours after a radio interview in which he denounced Vladimir Putin's …

Singapore's first prime minister hospitalised with pneumonia

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore’s first prime minister and the man widely credited with the city state’s economic success, Lee Kuan Yew, is in hospital with severe pneumonia.<p>Singapore's former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew speaks during his book launch at the Istana in Singapore August 6, 2013. …

Asia Pacific

Haiti Carnival Tragedy: State Funeral Led By Prime Minister Held For 17 Victims Of Disaster

Haiti’s prime minister led thousands of Haitians in a national funeral for 17 people who died in a carnival float accident Tuesday. The accident put …

ISIS propaganda allegedly shows caged Kurdish fighters paraded through streets

Islamic State (ISIS) militants released new footage Saturday that allegedly shows 21 Kurdish Peshmerga fighters being paraded through crowded streets …

Associated Press News

Egyptian air strikes in Libya kill dozens of Isis militants

Training bases and weapons stockpiles targeted day after Islamic State militants post beheadings video<p>Egyptian war planes have hit jihadi targets in Libya in swift revenge for the murder of 21 Christian workers by masked militants affiliated to the Islamic State (Isis), widening the north African …

Middle East

Sexism in China: where women are second class citizens

For unmarried 'leftover women' in China, even a simple business meeting can throw up the most surprising of questions<p>In 1985 I received an invitation from a delegation of Chinese businessmen offering me the opportunity to see Shenzhen. It was the height of China’s policy of economic Opening Up, and …

How To Make Speakers From Post-Its

Harnessing the power of sound using office supplies<p>On the ground floor of Pioneer Works Center for Arts and Innovation in Brooklyn, New York, a bearded and flanneled trio played gloomy arrhythmic music one Wednesday night. Upstairs, director of education David Sheinkopf taught a class on the …

Rare Earth