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  • Charles Darwin: Row over 'cheat' claims on S4C's Alfred Russel Wallace programme

    November 23, 2013 11:50 PM 56

    Welsh language TV channel S4C has been accused of airing a "biased documentary" about Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace, the co-founder of the theory of natural selection. In the programme it is claimed Darwin "lied and cheated" in order to gain full credit for the theory. But a member of the British Society for the History of Science, Dr John van Wyhe, said the claims

  • 'Doctor Who' Style: 14 Exclusive Snapshots

    November 23, 2013 3:50 PM 66

    A Timeline of Time Lord Style From Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill as Amy Pond and Rory Williams (pictured above, 2011) to Catherine Tate's flapper style in a 2008 episode to Sophie Aldred's out-of-this-world look as Ace in the late '80s to vintage '70s scarves when Tom Baker was in the lead, Doctor Who has taken on nearly every trend (and invented a few!) in its 50 years


    November 22, 2013 11:48 PM 74

    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have Iron Man & the Hulk team up without the rest of The Avengers? Can you imagine a huge green monster filled with rage & a billionaire, genius playboy with a huge ego in the same room together? Well with the new Marvel’s Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United, you will get to see how it turns out! In Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes

  • The real Mike Tyson

    November 22, 2013 11:48 PM 61

    I tell Mike Tyson what my women friends said when they heard I was coming to interview him – that rapist, that monster! – and he teeters on the edge of anger. “Hey, I’m not trying to convince nobody. If you believe that, God bless you,” he says. “I’m not trying to convince you, and I’m living my life now. Everybody else is null and void.”

  • Don't eat cats, dogs, activists urge Chinese diners

    November 22, 2013 7:22 AM 69

    By: Agence France-Presse November 22, 2013 3:04 PM BEIJING—Animal rights campaigners have launched a poster campaign urging Chinese diners to turn down cat and dog dishes, with the group calling for the creatures to be considered "friends not food". The 279 adverts were put up in 14 cities including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, Hong Kong-based campaign

  • Singing in the market musical

    November 22, 2013 5:28 AM 74

    ASIA Musical Productions, the talented and award-­winning team behind the successful and highly ­acclaimed musical ­productions, Prince Siddhartha and ­Princess Wen Cheng, is showcasing another stellar production, Singing Market the Musical at the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac) until Sunday. This delightful musical, set in the 70s, is an explosion

  • German film bags two Golden Elephants

    November 22, 2013 4:59 AM 79

    Huseyin Tabak’s Das Pferd Auf Dem Balkon floors the Children's Jury After seven days and screening of 202 films for over a lakh young viewers across 12 theatres here, the 18 edition of the International Children’s Film Festival of India (ICFFI) came to a close with the German film ‘Das Pferd Auf Dem Balkon’ (A Horse on the Balcony) bagging two Golden

  • The Science Of Splashy Rides

    November 22, 2013 3:36 AM 51

    Waterslides, of course, do not have seat belts like roller coasters, nor machinery or brakes. It’s all just water and physics. "Water acts as a lubricant between you and the slide," Eric Martell, a physicist at Millikin University in Decatur, Ill., told National Geographic earlier this year. "But it also pushes you along like a river. And everything

  • 101 Best Restaurants in Latin America and the Caribbean

    November 21, 2013 4:53 AM 83

    As with our previous lists, we went through an extensive research process to scout out restaurants all over Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean, compiling a list of finalists from which our 101 best were selected, with the help of an esteemed group of panelists. As we believe that a beachside seafood shack can be just as good, in its own way, as a sleek

  • China hunts director Zhang, suspecting violation of one-child policy

    November 21, 2013 12:33 AM 54

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Authorities have been unable to locate Zhang Yimou, one of China's best-known movie directors, to investigate allegations that he has breached China's one-child policy, the state news agency Xinhua said on Wednesday. In May, online reports surfaced that Zhang, who dazzled the world in 2008 with his Beijing Olympic ceremonies, had at least