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Keep your knees and feet to yourself. That’s the overarching message from Expedia’s latest etiquette survey which identified the rear seat-back kicker as the most annoying type of flier.   It’s bad news for long-legged...
High in the misty hills of southwestern China, an hour’s hike from any road, the lowing of livestock echoes through Zhongdong village, where a group of 18 families live inside an enormous natural cave. The final hold-outs of the country’...
One of the most traditional gastronomic experiences in Japan is the omakase, the equivalent of a Western tasting menu, in which diners surrender their meal choices to the creativity and whim of the chef. But in Japan, where few chefs speak fluent...
Dust off your Google Glass Explorer editions, according to new data, smart glasses is where the smart money will be in the wearables market over the next five years.   Interest in "traditional" wearable form factors – ie,...
Smartphones are revolutionising the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, thanks to add-ons and apps that make their ubiquitous small screens into medical devices, researchers say.   "If you look at the camera, the flash, the microphone...
More than 1,000 people took to the streets of Manila on Saturday to protest Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs, following the arrest of his most high-profile critic.   The protestors massed outside the national...
It's no secret that "La La Land" is the big favorite to earn major Oscars glory on Sunday. But there are other stories sure to unfold on Hollywood's biggest night.   Here are five things to watch for:   Clean sweep for...
  The highest-profile critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal drug war was arrested Friday on charges she said were meant to silence her, but she vowed to keep fighting the "sociopathic serial killer".  ...
A suicide bomber killed 29 people, most of them rebels, on Friday near the Syrian town of Al-Bab, which they had taken from the "Islamic State" militant group just hours earlier, a Syrian monitor said.   The bomber blew up a vehicle...
Former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato was handed a jail sentence of four years and six months for misusing funds when he was the boss of two Spanish banks Spain's National Court, which deals with corruption and financial crime cases, said he had been...