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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
You may be more similar to your friends than you think: A study suggests that the DNA code tends to be more alike between friends than between strangers.
2014/7/16
Monday, July 14, 2014
Anybody home? Pacific island of Niue hit by exodus
It was a school once, but there are no children here anymore. The lonely building on this remote Pacific island now contains only a punching bag that someone has strung from the classroom rafters, and a note scrawled on the chalkboard in Niuean: “Keep this place clean,” it says, “so it stays beautiful.”
2014/7/14
Changing the DNA of Japanese pop culture
In celebrity-obsessed Japan with its conveyor belt of 15-minute stars, fashion icon “Rola” is blazing a meteoric trail at the forefront of a galaxy of mixed-race stars changing the DNA of Japanese pop culture.
2014/7/14
Sunday, July 13, 2014
In Denmark, ending the cycle of life ... on a tricycle
Shuffling off this mortal coil in many countries means making a final trip to burial or cremation in a motorized hearse.
2014/7/13
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Modeling agency founder Eileen Ford, who shaped a generation's standards of beauty as she built an empire and launched the careers of Candice Bergen, Lauren Hutton, Christie Brinkley and countless others, has died.
2014/7/12
Ford Model Agency founder Eileen Ford passes away aged 92
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Lines to get on the new Harry Potter ride at Universal Orlando Resort were more than seven hours long Tuesday — enough time to watch a couple of Harry Potter movies or for a fast reader to get through a Harry Potter book.
2014/7/10
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Malaysia still spinning an old tradition
In one fluid motion, Amri Aziz flings his oversized spinning top into the air and with a whip-like crack of rope sends it whirling for the next two hours.
2014/7/9
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Dressed in round black hats and bright red waistcoats, the huddled circle of men burst into song, their falsetto voices echoing across the mountain valley: “Yodelayheehoo.”
2014/7/8
Monday, July 7, 2014
Heels and wigs cram Madrid in top Pride parade
Vast crowds of revelers in high heels, wigs and figure-hugging dresses cavorted in the streets of Madrid on Saturday in what was billed as Europe's biggest gay pride parade.
2014/7/7
Vintage gramophones, radios amaze
When 72-year Rudi Evers talks about music being groovy, he means it literally. The German collector of old radios and electric music players has no time for new-fangled smartphones.
2014/7/7
  
  
  
  
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