Monthly Archives: October 2014

Glass’s operatic ‘The Trial’ brings Kafka up to date

LONDON (Reuters) – American minimalist composer Philip Glass’s new opera “The Trial”, based on the Franz Kafka novel, begins with a waltz that is really the start of a “dance of death” for the main character, Josef K. Reuters: Entertainment … Continue reading

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If you want to know how the economy is doing, look inside America’s mouth

Big data provided by business intelligence app Sikka says that economic performance can be predicted by dental hygiene. And we're headed for a downturn.> Tech News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Twitter users in France can tweet money

Messaging platform teams up with Groupe BPCE on person-to-person transfers Asia homepage

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The Vietnamese Noodle Salad Known as Bun Bo Xao – New York Times

New York Times The Vietnamese Noodle Salad Known as Bun Bo XaoNew York TimesAnd there you have it: bun bo xao, a warm, made-to-order Vietnamese noodle salad, refreshing and satisfying for an easy lunch or supper. For the uninitiated, this … Continue reading

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War against ISIS: Obama strategy in tatters as militants march on – Times of India

Kansas City Star War against ISIS: Obama strategy in tatters as militants march onTimes of IndiaAmerica's plans to fight Islamic State are in ruins as the militant group's fighters come close to capturing Kobane and have inflicted a heavy defeat … Continue reading

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Google testing service to connect patients with doctors over video chat

The internet's good for many things, but it's never been a great source for medical advice. It looks like Google's testing out a new program that could change that. The new service, currently being tested with a limited number of … Continue reading

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Drone strikes on Isis loom large

There are big differences between territory controlled by Isis and other areas where drones have been uaws, as well as questions over their effectiveness Asia homepage

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The Vietnamese Noodle Salad Known as Bun Bo Xao – New York Times

New York Times The Vietnamese Noodle Salad Known as Bun Bo XaoNew York TimesAnd there you have it: bun bo xao, a warm, made-to-order Vietnamese noodle salad, refreshing and satisfying for an easy lunch or supper. For the uninitiated, this … Continue reading

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McCain urges ground troops to defeat Isis: ‘They’re winning, and we’re not’ – The Guardian

The Guardian McCain urges ground troops to defeat Isis: 'They're winning, and we're not'The GuardianSenator John McCain has warned that the Islamic State (Isis) is winning in Iraq and Syria, and that the United States needs to deploy ground troops … Continue reading

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French bank, Twitter team up for money transfers via tweets

By Leila Abboud and Eric Auchard PARIS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – One of France's largest banks is teaming up with social network Twitter Inc. this week to allow its customers to transfer money via tweets. The move by Groupe BPCE , France's … Continue reading

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