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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - INTERNET

    Firefox to block cookie placements

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... in February, one advertising executive called it a "nuclear first strike" against the industry. Widespread release of the blocking technology remains months away, but Mozilla officials spoke ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - NORTH KOREA

    Book review: North Korean Nuclear Operationality, edited by Gregory Moore

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:52pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall North Korean Nuclear Operationality edited by Gregory Moore Johns Hopkins University Press 3 stars Julian Ryall That Pyongyang has the ability to build and detonate nuclear ... that breakthrough. The threat the regime poses to international efforts to stop another nuclear device being detonated in anger is ratcheted up given Pyongyang has shown it is perfectly happy to share its ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: The Great Kanto Earthquake and the Chimera of National Reconstruction in Japan, by J. Charles Schencking

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... there is the question of money. J. Charles Schencking started the research for this book long before the most recent tragedy to strike a nation infamously susceptible to natural disasters, but in his preface he ... disaster has seen similar disagreement and waffling on policy in the highest levels of government- most worryingly in the handling of the ongoing crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: Seven Elements That Have Changed the World, by John Browne

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 11:15pm by GDN

    ... steel workers' pay. Tensions led to a strike that ended with the workers' union defeated. In the chapter on carbon, John D. Rockefeller mistreated his workforce and was underhanded ... currencies, and silver gave us the photographic image, a particular passion of Browne's. Fissionable uranium brought us the bomb and nuclear energy. The weakest chapter is on a strong material: ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ai Weiwei sows dissent in the palace

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 11:16pm by GDN

    ... that looks like a time machine's nuclear heart. It drips with magnificence, stealing the show even in these opulent surroundings. Lord Edward Spencer-Churchill, one of the duke's sons, ... this exhibition different and striking is that Ai- working from his studio in Beijing because the Chinese authorities have banned him from travelling overseas- has orchestrated a full-scale retrospective ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - JAPAN

    Book review: Bending Adversity, by David Pilling

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:41pm by Julian Ryall

    ... tsunami and the second-worst nuclear accident ever. While Japan was able to rise from the ashes of its cities in 1945, the more recent crises posed formidable challenges- and Japan's leaders ... struck on March 11, 2011. As the people of Tohoku mark the third anniversary of the most destructive natural disaster to strike Japan in living memory, Pilling's observations are timely. ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - ROBOTICS

    Pentagon demonstrates humanoid robot

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by NEW YORK TIMES

    ... new species, Robo sapiens, are emerging," he said. The debut of Atlas on Thursday was a striking example of how computers are beginning to grow legs and move around in the physical world. ... store guides, assist the elderly with daily tasks or carry out nuclear power plant rescue operations. ...

  8. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - WINE OPINION JANE ANSON

    Wine Opinion: Couple revive traditional cider making in Normandy

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 01:32am by Jane Anson

    ... of low-slung stone cottages, a strikingly incongruent chateau, and you're done. It's as if you're leaving the hamlet, barely aware of having arrived in it, as you pass the neat rows ... It was never imagined that the war, which saw countless thousands of local Normandy boys never return home, would also strike a near-fatal blow to the cider industry that had been an essential part ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Asia's Cauldron, the South China Sea and the End to a Stable Pacific

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57pm by Mark O'Neill

    ... before. It is building up its submarine base at Hainan, home to the latest diesel-electric submarines and nuclear ballistic missile subs. "War [in the South China Sea] remains a possibility ... per cent of global landed catch, not to speak of oil and gas reserves. Now the balance is strongly in favour of the US- half of its dozen aircraft carrier strike groups are nominally assigned ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    US spy agency a law unto itself

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... spree". And so on. The drones hit hardest in northwest Pakistan, partly because the CIA obtained White House approval to carry out missile strikes there even if it didn't know who it was killing. So-called signature strikes targeted patterns of activity, such as clusters of "military-aged males" at a suspected militant camp. It's one reason the CIA claims it has ...




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