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30 hours in Singapore

After a long, long day of travel we finally reached the first destination on our end of the year trip, Singapore! Neither my wife nor I had ever been to Singapore, and other than expecting good food (this is in Asia after all) and a clean city we really did not know what else to expect. 789 more words

Travel

Guest Editor at Kotaku over MLK, wrote about South Korean horror game

I was guest writer at Kotaku this past MLK day and one of the games I was happy to highlight was this South Korean horror game called White Day: A Labyrinth Named School. 269 more words

Writing

Cotton Pools

Pamukkale, Turkey

(Okay, it’s not the Balkans/Eastern Europe, but still a natural wonder hiding in the warm embraces of our beautiful neighbour Turkey)

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Special Report: The fabulous story of North Korea's fabric made of stone

By Ju-min Park and James Pearson

SEOUL (Reuters) – For much of the world, it’s a niche product. In North Korea, where winter temperatures are frigid and which cannot produce enough cotton or wool for clothing, the synthetic fiber developed after nylon was glorified as a revolutionary invention. 2.490 more words

News Wire

11th North Bengal Photography Club Salon of Photography

Five of my photos, including the two below, have been accepted for the 11th North Bengal Photography Club Salon of Photography. Exhibition runs Jan. 25-27 in Raiganj, India. 13 more words

Photography

Big Brother in China

If you’ve seen Fast and Furious 7 (RIP Paul Walker) you’ll remember Dom and his crew’s desperate search for God’s eye, a mass surveillance tool capable of detecting a person’s identity and location anywhere in the world. 253 more words

Society

Taliban leader approved Islamabad meeting on Afghanistan peace talks: sources

By Sami Yousafzai

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – A delegation approved by the Taliban’s supreme leader visited the Pakistani capital this week for exploratory talks on restarting peace negotiations to end Afghanistan’s 16-year war, two senior officials in the movement said. 522 more words

News Wire