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François Gabart: French sailor slashes around the world solo record

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Image copyrightAFPImage caption François Gabart spent 42 days alone on his ship A French sailor has set a new world record for the fastest solo round-the-world navigation, beating the previous time by more than six days He completed the journey non-stop, confined to his trimaran sailing yacht since 4 November Gabart broke the record set by his countryman Thomas Coville last year We should cross...

Thales agrees 4.8 billion euro Gemalto takeover to trump rival French bid

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PARIS (Reuters) - Aerospace and defense group Thales has agreed to buy chipmaker Gemalto for 48 billion euros ($56 billion), trumping an earlier bid by fellow French firm Atos to take aim at a fast-growing digital security market The bidding contest for Gemalto has come after a difficult year for the Franco-Dutch group in which profit warnings have hurt its share price and overshadowed its...

The Kitchen’s Jeff Mauro Shares Delicious Holiday Recipe Ideas 

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Celebrity chef Jeff Mauro shares helpful cooking tips and delicious recipe ideas in an exclusive interview with Us Weekly The season 7 winner of Food Network Star recognizes that entertaining can sometimes be overwhelming for those who are new to cooking Mauro suggests preparing a side dish — which he says is a great way to gain confidence in the kitchen An idea to start with, would be hash …...

Liberty Media's John Malone puts his money where his mouth is, stockpiles more Discovery stock

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On Friday morning, Malone doubled his position in Discovery Class A Stock with the purchase of 332,523 shares, for $66 million dollars, according to a securities filing This position strengthens Malone's already hefty stake in Discovery's Class A stock, which now exceeds 670,000 The media titan also owns 95 percent of Class B and 59 percent of Class C shares — together worth more than $412...

Jeep's New 2018 Wrangler Is Exactly What the Off-Roading Fans Ordered

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Automakers can learn a lot by breaking down the new Jeep Wrangler—and not just because it’s so easy to put back together afterward It sets a new standard for how cars should be envisioned, technology integrated, and customer voices weighed Most vehicle designs focus on features, discrete innovations or design touches that can be transferred to other vehicles Few other cars would benefit from an...

Abbott admits migration may not fall under Labour Brexit

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Abbott said Labour would listen to public services and business about Brexit She said both groups wanted to maintain the flow of immigration into Britain Net immigration has fallen already since the referendum but is far above target EU migration to Britain may not fall under a Labour Brexit deal, Diane Abbott admitted today EU migration to Britain may not fall under a Labour Brexit deal, Diane...

Secret Link Uncovered Between Pure Math and Physics

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So whenever anyone comes up with an authentically new way to do things it’s a big deal, and Minhyong did that,” said Jordan Ellenberg , a mathematician at the University of Wisconsin, Madison But mathematicians, who don’t like loose ends, are more interested in identifying all the rational solutions “To get effective results on rational points, it definitely has the feeling that there’d have to...

Simple hack will help you turn food scraps into delicious veggie stock

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Besides being more conscious about throwing away excess groceries, you can also re-purpose certain kitchen scraps One of the easiest ways is to make veggie stock from discard-able parts like onion ends, carrot peels and mushroom stems Follow this recipe, provided by Tasty , to turn kitchen trash into treasure Remove the tops/bottoms/skins/stems from any vegetables you are preparing (avoid...

Movie World ad showing woman strangled, stabbed is banned

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A Warner Brothers Movie World advertisement has been pulled from circulation The ad shows a woman being strangled, stabbed, and chained to a wall She is also dragged towards spinning blades, and her ultimate decapitation The ad received a string of complaints when it was played in the cinemas 'It promotes extreme violence, sexual assault and attempted rape and murder' The Ads Standards Board...

Heavy air pollution shuts schools in Iran

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Iran shut primary schools in the capital and other parts of the country on Sunday due to choking levels of air pollution Local authorities late Saturday announced the closure of all primary schools in the province of Tehran, which is home to 14 million residents, except in two towns A blanket of smog has covered neighbourhoods in the capital in the past few days Airborne concentration of fine...

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