Tya Safira

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Paul Walker: Inside His Life as a Dad to Meadow Rain, 15

Onscreen and off, Paul Walker loved the adrenaline rush of racing cars. But some of his time behind the wheel was quieter – and even closer to his …

Fast & Furious 7 to go ahead despite death of star Paul Walker

Paul Walker's final Fast & Furious film remains on course for a cinema release, despite the death of its 40-year-old star in a road accident on Saturday.<p>Sources told the Hollywood Reporter that production on Fast & Furious 7 would be delayed, with the shoot in Atlanta unlikely to resume until today …

Could flying cars soon be a reality?

A patent by Chinese engineers reveals their plans to build a flying car; plus a new system that promises to reduce the amount of unpacking you need to do at airport security<p><b>Roads? Where we’re going we don’t need roads</b><p>Flying cars have been on our wish list as a future form of transport for decades. …

Samsung 'plans Galaxy phone with wrap-around display'

Samsung is reportedly planning to release a Galaxy smartphone next year with a three-sided display that wraps around the edges of the device.<p>The phone will use an upgraded version of Samsung’s technology called Youm, currently featured in the curved Galaxy Round handset, two people familiar with …

The Pocket Bakery: 'Baking transformed the life of my son'

When Rose Prince suggested baking and selling bread to earn a little spending money, her children’s response was lukewarm. Three years later the Pocket Bakery is not only bringing in the dough, but has also proved the making of her troubled teenager<p>The bakery was only about children earning a bit …

Why has Windows become so yesterday?

Don't underestimate the power of the PC, says Rick Maybury<p><i>PCs are already becoming like relics form the age of steam and frustratingly slow compared with an iPhone. I can find what I want on my iPhone faster than it takes my PC’s browser to open; ditto Outlook for email and getting around</i> …

Apple Reportedly Developing Large Curved Screen iPhones For Late 2014, Better Touchscreen Sensors

Apple is said to be working on two curved display iPhone models for the “second half of next year,” according to a source speaking to Bloomberg, with a likely release planned for the third quarter, as well as better touchscreen sensors that introduce fine pressure sensitivity for later devices to …

Germany marks 75 years since beginning of Holocaust at Kristallnacht

By 1938, Adolf Hitler had been in power for five years. He had imposed his Third Reich, a police state and his own personality cult. He was called “Führer” meaning leader or guide. Nazi fascist doctrine was racist and anti-Semitic.<p>On 7 November, German diplomat Ernst vom Rath was assassinated by …

Sochi Olympic torch taken on historic spacewalk

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1026000/1026810_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524696642_7fd803e0e0c9bd6c75ae0f4aecce42bc<p><b>Two Russian cosmonauts have taken the torch for the Sochi Winter Olympics on a historic first spacewalk, ahead of next year's Games in</b> …

Deadly fireworks blast at Paris musical

One person has died as a result of a explosion on Friday night at a Paris theatre preparing to stage a musical about the French Revolution. 14 others, cast members or stage hands, were hurt in the accident sparked by a pyrotechnics blast at the Palais de Sports.

Croatians get rare glimpse of An-225, world's biggest plane

In Croatia, thousands of plane spotters have turned out at Zagreb airport to see the Antonov AN-225, the world’s biggest ever produced airplane. The giant Ukrainian built aircraft is now heading for Asia.

Dying in chains: why do we treat sick prisoners like this?

When Michael Tyrrell's oldest daughter Ash visited her dying father in hospital and saw him handcuffed and chained to a prison guard, she was so shocked that she took photographs. Tyrrell, who was almost halfway through a 29-year sentence for drug smuggling, had throat cancer and pneumonia. He had …

Why I hate being a black man

Every time I sit on a crowded street car, bus, or subway train in Toronto, I know I will have an empty seat next to me. It's like a broken record. Sometimes I don't mind having the extra space, but other times I feel awkward, uncomfortable, and annoyed.<p>I know I have good hygiene, I dress …

Beauty: luxury face creams

Someone on Twitter recently became furious because I said I loved a perfume costing £120. How dare I expect people to spend so much when money's so tight, they asked. The simple truth is I expect no such thing. It's none of my business how people choose to spend their money, and nor should it be …

Do you know where your children go online?

Thirty years ago, children were taught never to accept sweets from strangers, but the equivalent modern message, about staying safe online, doesn't seem to be getting through. For all its positives, the online world is full of potential hazards to young people. Sexting, bullying and sexual …