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Want more bang for your Starbucks? We tested 8 money-saving hacks

Even if you're a die-hard penny pincher, your daily Starbucks routine may be a habit you're just not willing to kick. Fortunately, there's no shortage of Starbucks addicts online, sharing tips for how to shave cents or even dollars off each cup. We tested eight of the hacks they brag about the …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Here's why Singapore's incredible airport was just named best in the world again

This is the third year that Changi took the top spot in Skytrax's World Airport Awards, the most prestigious airport award in the industry.<p>Skytrax evaluates over 400 airports around the world for service, check-in, transfers, shopping, security, immigration, and more.<p>It's no surprise that Changi …

FireChat sees 100K app downloads a day with a huge uptake overseas

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Son Ho Joon reveals his messages with 'girlfriend' Yoo Yun Suk

In the morning of July 10 KST, Super Junior's Ryeowook met with fans and the press to announce his discharge from the military! Joined by fellow Supe…<p>…

Samsung Just Launched An Ad-Free, Free Music Service

Milk has 200 genre-based radio stations and 13 million songs. It's powered by Slacker - a radio app pre-programmed onto some Android phones. Galaxy users can download Milk for free.<p>Samsung says that its trying to make new music discovery simple and organic. You don't have to sign up or log in when …

Bangladesh accused of crimes against humanity

Rights group urges International Criminal Court to investigate killings, torture and disappearances.<p><b>Dhaka, Bangladesh</b> <b>-</b> Allegations of murder, torture and forced disappearances are being levelled at Bangladesh's government in a case under review by the prosecutor at the International Criminal Court …

Bahrain and Iran trade accusations at U.N. rights forum

GENEVA (Reuters) - Bahrain accused Shi’ite Iran on Thursday of fomenting deadly violence in the kingdom, and a Tehran official accused the Sunni-ruled island state of torturing and imprisoning its critics.<p>Bahrain Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa speaks during the press briefing …

New report details 'brutal' Israeli policies

Amnesty International highlights harrowing accounts of Israeli soldiers killing and wounding Palestinian civilians.<p><b>Jerusalem</b> - <b></b>The first bullet struck 16-year-old Samir Awad in his left leg. He staggered away as fast as he could, but was too slow. A second round slammed into his left shoulder, …

Al-Qaeda Rebels in Syria Tell Christians to Pay Up or Die

Radical Islamist rebels running the northern Syrian city of Raqqa have made the Christians living in the area an offer they can’t refuse: pay for …

First They Attacked A Mall, Then They Repelled SEAL Team Six: The Rise of Al Qaeda 2.0

Few Americans had ever heard of al Shabaab before the fall of 2013. That changed on Sept. 21, when gunmen armed with AK-47s entered the Westgate Mall, a suburban-style shopping center in an upscale neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya, and began calmly, methodically hunting down and murdering shoppers, …

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Hyosung reveals her dating style + how she acts around crushes

In the morning of July 10 KST, Super Junior's Ryeowook met with fans and the press to announce his discharge from the military! Joined by fellow Supe…<p>…

4minute play a game of gonggi in a BTS video clip

In the morning of July 10 KST, Super Junior's Ryeowook met with fans and the press to announce his discharge from the military! Joined by fellow Supe…<p>…

You Can Watch the Oscars Streaming Online for the First Time Ever

For the first time in Oscar history, you can watch Sunday’s award show streaming online from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Horrendous red …

Minecraft movie in the works at Warner Bros.

Following the massive success of "The Lego Movie," it sounds like block-based blockbusters -- a pun no one could possibly refrain from using -- are a sure-fire recipe for Hollywood success. Up next: the Minecraft movie.<p>Dropping a bombshell on Twitter in the form of a sneaky 128-character admission, …

Google aims for a basic $50 modular phone next year, dishes more on Project Ara

Surprisingly, Google doesn’t see its ambitious Project Ara modular smartphone as something just for geeks.<p>In a lengthy profile by Time’s Harry McCracken, Google shined a light on its plans for Ara. And while the company still doesn’t seem sure if modular smartphones will be a hit, it’s certainly …

Syria crisis: ISIS imposes rules on Christians in Raqqa

<b>A jihadist group in Syria has demanded that Christians in the northern city of Raqqa pay a levy in gold and accept curbs on their faith, or face death.</b><p>The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) said it would give Christian residents "protection" if they agreed to the list of conditions.<p>The …

N Korea tests missiles amid S Korea-US exercises

<b>North Korea has fired four short-range missiles into the sea, South Korean defence ministry officials say, in a move widely seen as a response to South Korea's military exercises with the US.</b><p>A ministry spokesman said that the missiles were fired off the east coast of North Korea.<p>North Korea often …

Israeli Forces Accused Of 'Trigger Happy' Killings Of Palestinians

World<p>JERUSALEM - A leading human rights charity accused Israeli troops of being "trigger happy" in a report Thursday that cited the growing number of Palestinian civilians shot dead over the past three years.<p>Amnesty International said Israeli forces displayed a "callous disregard for human life," …

Bangladesh’s Rana Plaza Victims Are Closer to Getting Some Compensation

Victims of the Rana Plaza factory disaster in Bangladesh came one step closer to being compensated for their suffering Sunday, with five global …

Here's What Happens When Thousands Play Pokemon Together

Pokemon is the wildly popular Japanese Nintendo video game, first released in 1996. Its goal is to collect wild creatures and battle other trainers to become the Pokemon master. Simple enough, right?<p>Now imagine trying to play the game with tens of thousands of people looking over your shoulder, …

How a Week-Long Game of Pokémon Became a War of Religion

What started as a relatively small, crowdsourced play-through of <i>Pokémon</i> has become something of a global cultural experiment — spurring fan-created …

Catch All The Deleted Scenes From The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 3 DVDs While You Still Can

Here’s almost 15 minutes worth of <i>Game of Thrones</i> deleted and extended scenes from the recently released Season 3 DVDs. It’s loaded with scenes featuring Jon Snow and Robb Stark and assorted Lannisters, as you’d probably expect. Most notably, for me, it features that deleted scene we saw a few …

'Omar' explores intense Shakespearean-style drama in the West Bank

<b>Waleed Zuaiter</b> caught a big acting break in 2002 when he starred in Berkeley Rep's acclaimed production of "Homebody/Kabul." Since then, he's performed opposite <b>George Clooney</b> in "The Men Who Stare at Goats" and acted in dozens of TV series. But as Zuaiter sees it, the Oscar-nominated Palestinian …

Asian-American romantic comedy film 'Wedding Palace' now available online http://www.allkpop.com/article/2014/02/asian-american-romantic-comedy-film-wedding-palace-now-available-online