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Asian Civilization Museum

It is one of Singapore ‘s national museums and is under the authority of the National Heritage Board. The primary objective of the museum is to …

Iranians travelling on flight MH370 on forged passports 'not linked to terror'

Two Iranians travelling on forged passports on the Malaysian Airways flight MH370, which has disappeared, had no links to terror, Interpol has revealed.<p>The international police organisation, Interpol, has released an image of the two men, identified as Pouria Nour Mohammad, 19, and Seyed Mohammed …

The Examined Life

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen Grosz<p><b>A Sunday Times bestseller</b><p><b>Longlisted for the Guardian first book award</b><p><b>A Radio 4 Book of the Week</b><p>This book is about learning to live.<p>In simple stories of encounter between a psychoanalyst and his patients, <i>The Examined Life</i> reveals how the art of insight can illuminate the most …

How Men Learn (Or Don't) About Menstruation

<b>When I was in high school</b>, two friends of mine got into a prank war — the kind of stupid, friendly one-upmanship waged when you’re a bored teenager. It started innocuously enough with some chewed-up gum in a locker. Then, in response, smelly gym clothes. It escalated: an old lunch, a moldy sandwich.<p>…


8 Steps To Sustainable Meat And Milk

Put down the bologna: "Quality, not quantity" is just one strategy that could make meat available to all while protecting the environment.<p>Meals featuring meats and dairy often come with a side order of guilt these days, because industrial-scale animal husbandry, better known as factory farming, can …


This Famous Image Of Marie Curie Isn't Marie Curie

This one could've used a fact-checker or two...<p>The above image, allegedly of Marie Curie, adorns stamps around the world. But there's a problem: It's not Marie Curie.<p>It's instead a photo of Susan Marie Frontczak, snapped by Paul Schroder in 2001. Frontczak makes a living portraying the famous …

Marie Curie

Pentagon Spends $300,000 Per Year to Study Body Language of Putin, World Leaders

The Pentagon might be tak­ing a 1989 Kiss song a little too ser­i­ously.<p>The De­fense De­part­ment is spend­ing about $300,000 a year study­ing the …

'Islamic takeover plot' in Birmingham schools investigated

<b>An alleged plot to oust some Birmingham head teachers and make their schools adhere to more Islamic principles is being investigated, it has emerged.</b><p>A letter detailing the plan, known as "Operation Trojan Horse", claims responsibility for leadership changes at four schools.<p>These schools are …

Political, military standoff escalates in Ukraine's Crimea region -

Ukrainian tanks are transported from their base in Perevalne, Crimea, on Wednesday, March 26. After Russian troops seized most of Ukraine's bases in Crimea, interim Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov ordered the withdrawal of armed forces from the peninsula, citing Russian threats to the lives …


• <b>Author:</b> Edith Hamilton and Others<p>Edith Hamilton's mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture-the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human creativity from antiquity to the …

Buddha Shakyamuni, 9th century

Thailand: Si Thep, Mon-Dvaravati period, 800-899<br>Sandstone<br>88 in. (223.5 cm)<br>The Norton Simon Museum

Bhudevi, c. 1025

India: Tamil Nadu, 1000-1050<br>Bronze<br>26-½ x 9-½ x 8 in. (67.3 x 24.1 x 20.3 cm)<br>Norton Simon Art Museum

Bodhisattva, 13th century

Nepal, 1200-1299<br>Gilt-copper alloy with semiprecious stones<br>23-¾ x 7-½ in. (60.3 x 19.1 cm)<br>The Norton Simon Art Museum

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, 8th century

Thailand: Buriram Province, Prakhon Chai, 700-799<br>Bronze<br>36 in. (91.4 cm)<br>Norton Simon Art Museum

Buddha Shakyamuni, 12th century

Nepal or Tibet, 1100-1199<br>Gilt-copper alloy with traces of pigment<br>27-½ in. (69.9 cm)<br>The Norton Simon Art Museum