Why China’s craft breweries are tapping into ancient beer recipes

April 26, 2017

(CNN)China is home to one of the oldest civilizations, so it’s only fitting that it’s home to ancient beer as well. The 5,000-year-old brewery is the earliest evidence of barley- and millet-based beer-making in the country. Inspired by the scientists’ findings, two breweries — Jing-A Brewing Co in Beijing and Moonzen Brewery in Hong Kong — set out to give the modern world a taste of an ancient experience by recreating the original beer recipe. …

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‘Touching my dreams’: Designer turns ideas into surreal images

April 24, 2017

… Ahmed elebi, who is alleged to have created artificial wings and flown an un-powered flight. I also fell in love with the legendary tales of the maiden’s tower [Editor’s note: This is a Turkish fairy tale]. Which picture would you select as your favorite and why? My favorite picture is the one [in which] I tried to tell the maiden’s tower story. The story impresses me a lot and I feel very intense emotions every time I look at this image. I’ve even been told by a few …

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25 ways to save $250 a month that everyone is messing up

April 22, 2017

… trends and then reshuffle as needed. This way, youll have enough money to cover those unexpected or variable expenses without dipping into your savings. Remember, budgeting is a process. Dont expect to create a budget based on solely on one month. Track your spending over the course of a couple of months so that you can paint a more accurate picture. 2. Spending too much time on being frugal Another way to save money each month is by being frugal. But, if youre spending more time on monitoring …

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Too shy to send a dick pic? This code will salvage your sexting game.

April 19, 2017

… who wants to enable people to communicate better about their “sexual features.” Szcs says the idea for the code came after a friend sent him a picture with drawn penises, where you could choose “the right one for you.” He felt that the drawing was “incomplete” and it was “too complicated to communicate the result.” So, he developed a website that would be able to accurately convey the unique intricacies of penises “beyond size.” Szcs …

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Malala Yousafzai’s mother: Out of the shadows – BBC News

April 18, 2017

A higher profile Very few readers will recognise Toor Pekai from her picture. Whenever Malala attends a high-profile function to promote her cause, she is invariably accompanied by her father Ziauddin, who has often been interviewed about his daughter’s many successes. Meanwhile, Malala’s mother has played her own low-profile, but important, role at home with the rest of the family in Birmingham. Toor Pekai explains: “When Malala was being treated in hospital we were very …

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This store wants you to switch off and chill out by peeling potatoes

April 13, 2017

… volume of peoples displacement are at their most critical since the Second World War,” reads a Selfridges statement. Faced with “such a disparate and contrasting picture”, the store wants customers to pause and consider what home means to them by “reflecting on” and “celebrating the essence of what makes a house a home” in addition to the rituals that take place within it. And, that means celebrating the much maligned ritual of potato peeling. How fun! …

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When Heroin Almost Took My Life, My Phone Saved It

April 11, 2017

… sentence. Ryan and Greg in April 2015. Greg died a few months after this picture was taken. On the evening of October 4, 2015, I opened my Facebook app. And there, in my hands, was the livestream video that changed my life forever: the UNITE to Face Addiction rally on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. It sounds like a small thing, but watching that concert, which was attended by tens of thousands of people in recovery and included performances by sober artists that I grew up listening to …

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Syria’s Assad Is Still Attracting Support From Some Leftists And ‘Alt-Right’ Nationalists

April 8, 2017

… Sebastian Gorka believe: People in the Muslim-majority world do not become radical militants keen to target the West because of repression or deprivation. The problem lies in how Muslim they are or how secular. Activist Iyad el-Baghdadi Gabbards position a clear case of Islamophobia. Spencer and Duke are more explicit in acknowledging what this argument means. After Trumps airstrike, Spencer a picture of Assad, with his wife beside him in a sleeveless dress. A few weeks earlier, Duke …

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How to photograph Hanoi like the city’s Instagram stars

April 6, 2017

… through her lens. She picked up a family camera in 2006 and started experimenting while studying sociology in university. At the time, Elan focused on the villages and farmers in the countryside. But as she advanced, she took interest in city life and issues closer to home. “For me Hanoi is always full of positive energy and almost everything is on the street so you really can see the real life here,” she tells CNN Travel. “I love to take picture in the small alleys. They …

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Meet Memoji, the app that turns you into an emoji

April 2, 2017

… oddly sexy insect Memoji, released on Friday, will give the emoji treatment to any photo on your phone, newly taken or uploaded from the camera roll. The current version allows these to be warped into the crying-laugh emoji, the kissy-face emoji, the devil emoji, happy and sad emojis, a nauseous emoji, heart-eyes, sunglasses, smoking nostrils, and that unicorn we mentioned. Image: lightrick/itunes The instant emoji filter can be downloaded as a picture, video, or gif and shared as needed …

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