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Pt 3: Kazakhstan’s enduring nomadic legacy

An early morning visit to Uzun Agach’s stockyard reveals how livestock remain vitally central to traditional culture – for city and country dwellers alike.

Loneliness

Why Are Chemical Weapon Attacks Different?

The chemical weapons attack alleged against the Syrian regime raises questions.<p><b>The White House is weighing military options in response to a chemical weapons attack allegedly carried out by the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a rebel-held suburb of Damascus. United Nations inspectors</b> …

World of Nintendo

Hats off to daredevil Remi - the second entry in this month’s 20 snippets of Nintendo-related online strangeness. There’s simply not enough blatant …

Karting

lostinthemultiplex.com |

Lost in the Multiplex is here to bring you independent reviews of both newly released and classic films. Instead of obsessing over the latest trends …

List-Worthy

Wu-Tang Clan selling Christmas jumper

Clad yourself in hip-hop group's knitwear this yuletide<p>A Wu Tang Clan Christmas jumper has been made available for order online.<p>According to …

10 Unique Train Trips

Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit of Bald Knob, which has …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Six Flags Says World's 'Tallest Drop Ride' To Open In 2014

Talk about terrifying: Six Flags announced today that it is building the world's "tallest drop ride" at New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure.<p>As the company said in a press release, it'll "hoist riders 415 feet into the sky, twice as high as the Statue of Liberty, and rocket them back to Earth at …

2014 Porsche Cayman Manual

On the joys of rolling your own.<p>TESTED<p>Sink the clutch and squeeze the brake pedal. Float the weighty stick through the gears from third to second without so much as brushing the gate. Foot cocked like a pigeon-toed toddler, your heel drops, your ankle rolls, and the outside of your right sole jabs …

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Technology explained: Porsche Active Suspension Management

29 Aug<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) has been a standard feature on the 911 Carrera S since 2005. The system provides …

Porsche

2014 BMW i8 Preproduction First Drive

Special BMWs, i Like M<p>I’m driving between road courses at BMW‘s test facility in the South of France. The preproduction i8 is nearly silent, a slight whine from the front-mounted electric drivetrain makes it into the cabin. The engineers’ attempts at willing the car into good behavior are nearly as …

2014 Lexus IS 350 F Sport First Test

Because Everyone Loves an Underdog<p>Know the secret to being cool? Be yourself, they say. But what if being yourself isn’t so great? It appears as though the Lexus IS 350 F Sport has been going through this dilemma, as it has tried to be like something else: the BMW 3 Series.<p>It’s no secret that Lexus …

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn review

A smorgasbord. That’s what Square Enix’s new reincarnation of Final Fantasy XIV is. You want to level? Great, here are three or four ways you can do …

Samsung Beats Apple To Smart Watch Starting Line With Galaxy Gear

Samsung will launch their first smart watch, dubbed the Galaxy Gear, on September 4.<p>The rumor mill telegraphed this one all the way back in February 2012, when alleged screenshots of a minimal mobile OS emerged on a Korean message board. The screens indicated a 500×500 resolution and a black and …

'Gravity' Is One Of Five Big Movies To Watch For This Fall

It’s still hot as blazes in Los Angeles but for Hollywood, summer is over. The box office saw its share of hits and misses but fall is just around the corner. That means a whole new slate of blockbusters are on their way. The season kicked off last night at the Venice Film Festival with …

The world is currently obsessed with, well, Ben Affleck being cast as Batman, but regardless of that, the world is also been obsessed with the next …

Ben Affleck

Rockstar details GTA 5's soundtrack

Rockstar has provided a load of details about GTA 5’s soundtrack. The studio’s soundtrack supervisor, Ivan Pavlovich, told Rolling Stone that the …

Today's gamers don't know they're born. They aren't faced with the many trials that afflicted the 90s gamer and they simply do not have the capacity …

Retrogaming

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Kim Jong-un’s ex-girlfriend ‘executed for violating laws against pornography’

<b>A former girlfriend of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been executed for violating laws against pornography, according to reports in South …

This week's cover preview: Hit him hard August 31st – September 6th 2013

Cold climate

WHEN Vladimir Putin plays host to Barack Obama and other world leaders at the G20 summit in St Petersburg next week, mutual resentment and dislike …

Russia

Cold-call victim gets his own back

Leeds man sets up personal 0871 telephone number and makes 10p a minute from businesses and cold callers.<p>• The plague of nuisance calls<p>Cold-call victim Lee Beaumont has taken revenge on his telephone tormentors by turning his home number into an 0871 premium rate line – and has so far made more …

Syria crisis: US isolated as British MPs vote against air strikes – as it happened

Summary<p>We're going to wrap up our live blog coverage for the evening. Here's a summary of where things stand:<p>• <b>President Obama was faced with a major new complication to any military action in Syria when Britain appeared to drop out of a prospective coalition.</b> Prime minister David Cameron lost a …

More Galaxy Gear details leak: 10 hour battery life, two storage options

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: SamMobile.com<p>We’ve already heard most of the details on Samsung’s smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear, but there’s still room …

A local's view of Nashville – in pictures

Nashville twangs to the sound of country, so why not visit the former home of the Grand Ole Opry at the Ryman Auditorium, or head to a Lower Broadway bar for a touch of the blues … And if you want more arts and entertainment there are parks to explore and a football team to support. Photographer …