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The Observer’s Britain Uncovered survey finds a nation worried about money, terrorism and immigration – but hope has not vanished<p>At the beginning of the parliament that recently came to an end, David Cameron was eager, not surprisingly, to measure British success in units other than pound notes. …

Human Geography

Why low-tech living is back

Malaysia can't blame Singapore entirely for its woes: Former Malaysian PM Abdullah Badawi

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia cannot blame Singapore entirely for the bilateral problems the two nations faced, says former …

Ancient Japanese technique to make wood buildings is a pleasure to watch

Japanese carpenters are famous for their elaborate joining techniques that put their wooden constructions among the most durable in the world. These …

Muslims Are Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place

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The Perfect Guide to Pasta Shapes | The Chiappas

Food

the stacked urban architecture of hong kong by peter stewart

<b>the stacked urban architecture of hong kong by peter stewart</b><br>‘the grid’ — yick cheong buildings in quarry bayall images courtesy of peter stewart<p><b>as</b> …

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13 Photography Skills for People Who Don't Have Expensive Cameras

Not everyone has a DSLR, that doesn’t mean they are amateurs. Note down these Photography Skills to take beautiful pictures with the camera you …

6 Habits Of Instantly Likeable People

You suck at small talk, and those first five minutes are tough because you're a little shy and a little insecure.<p>But you want to make a good impression. You want people to genuinely like you.<p>Here's how remarkably likeable people do it:<p>I know: Your parents taught you to stand tall, square your …

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CIA Behind UFO Sightings in 1950s and 1960s

As 2014 comes to a close, even the CIA is pushing out “best of the year” lists.<p>Starting on December 22, the agency began sharing links to the ten …

The Trillion Dollar F-35 Won't Even Be Able to Shoot Its Gun Until 2019

At this point, it's not even funny how much the Pentagon has screwed up the development of its new stealth fighter jet, the F-35. But the latest …

Aviation

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10 Easy Ways To Make Money Using Social Media at Home

With all the social media outlets out there, a lot of money-making opportunities have arisen for people with an entrepreneurial spirit. Many of them …

Shanghai stampede: At least 36 killed, 47 injured at countdown party; rush for fake money to blame, say witnesses

BEIJING - China's top leaders have ordered officials to provide assistance and investigate thoroughly a stampede at a New Year's Eve countdown party …

Happy New Year! From Sydney to NYC

Preserve living cultures too to keep Unesco status, Penang told

Tourists walking around the World Heritage site during the George Town Festival in Penang, August 21, 2014. — Picture by K.E. OoiGEORGE TOWN, Nov 11 …

A marriage made in heaven

GRILLING meat gives it great flavour. This taste, though, comes at a price, since the process creates molecules called polycyclic aromatic …

The New Brand of Jesuit Universities

How schools are trying to attract students while staying true to their Catholic traditions<p><i>A Jesuit priest and a comedian walk into a bar…</i><p>That may sound like the beginning of a Catholic joke, but it actually happened (and happens) regularly. The only difference is that the setting is a newsroom, not …

Why Sweden has so few road deaths

IN 2013 the number of people killed in road accidents in Sweden was 264, a record low. Although the number of cars in use in the country and the …

7 Surprising Biometric Identification Methods

Everything from your smell to your ears can be used to prove you're you<p>Biometrics has long been put forth as the next big thing in authentication, replacing or supplementing the concept of "things that you know"—passwords, PINs, and so on—with "things that you are." But despite lots of advances in …

Artificial Intelligence - Forgotten Truths feat. Steo

10 Ways to Make Your Home Look Elegant on a Budget

Having a high-end looking home can be difficult, especially if you have a tight decorating budget. Fortunately, there are ways – even on a budget – …

Sony Hack: US Investigating Whether North Korea Hired Outside Contractors To Pull It Off, Report Says

Officials think that North Korea may have hired hackers from other countries to help launch its devastating hack against Sony Pictures, a new report …

Laos: The magic of the Mekong

My first impression of the Mekong was disappointing. Night had fallen and as we sped north from Chiang Rai to the evocatively named “Golden Triangle” (the meeting point of Thailand, Laos and Burma), I was full of eager anticipation at the prospect of setting eyes on one of the world’s greatest …