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Egypt unearths part of ancient King Khufu’s boat

CAIRO, Mar 30: A plank of wood believed to be from the boat of an ancient Egyptian king has been unearthed near the Great Pyramid at Giza, archaeologists said on Wednesday. The boat, which is the second such vessel to be found on the site, was believed to have been built for King Khufu who ruled Egypt during the ...Full Article

‘Hideous’ Cristiano Ronaldo statue sparks social media laughs

FUNCHAL, Mar 30: When the island of Madeira on Wednesday renamed its airport in honor of its hometown hero Cristiano Ronaldo, all eyes were expected to be on the ...Full Article

I don’t think mainstream is a dirty word: Singapore International Festival of Arts’ new director

SINGAPORE, Mar 30: “I think it’s safe to say that I have a reputation of not doing weird s**t. I do love mainstream work. I don’t think it’s a ...Full Article

Bosnian boy performs flipping, brick-smashing feat

REUTERS, Mar 29: A Bosnian teenager has performed an impressive, if painful to watch, stunt, breaking 111 concrete blocks with his head in a mere 35 seconds. Forward flipping ...Full Article

How two teens in leggings became a PR mess for United Airlines

REUTERS, Mar 28: A bystander who touched off a social media furor after she saw United Airlines stop two teenage girls dressed in leggings from boarding a flight admitted ...Full Article

Paris exhibition highlights Picasso’s passion for distant cultures

PARIS, Mar 28: Pablo Picasso’s lifelong admiration for art from far-flung civilizations comes to light in a new Paris exhibition featuring such pieces from the artist’s collection as well ...Full Article

Gold coin worth US$4 million stolen from Berlin museum

BERLIN, Mar 28: A Canadian gold coin named “Big Maple Leaf” which bears the image of Queen Elizabeth II was stolen in the early hours of Monday morning from ...Full Article

Mediacorp’s magazines go all-in with digital

SINGAPORE, Mar 27: Mediacorp is boosting its digital magazine business with fresher, immersive content and more videos on its digital platforms across web, mobile and social, the company announced in ...Full Article

Captain James Cook waistcoat fails to sell at Sydney auction

SYDNEY, Mar 27: A waistcoat owned by British explorer Captain James Cook, who claimed Australia for Britain in 1770, has failed to sell at auction, with bids far below ...Full Article

US breakfast chain Eggslut finds success with simple ingredient

LOS ANGELES, Mar 27: You wouldn’t mind egg on your face at Eggslut. The increasingly popular US breakfast chain has been taking the west coast by storm. Now it ...Full Article
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