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5 tips to help you survive the Wasteland in ‘Mad Max’

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Between the lack of water or food, giant, punishing sandstorms and literally everyone trying to kill you, the Wasteland is no picnic. Even if you’re as tough as Mad Max, you’ve still got to rebuild a car and survive it all.

Getting from zero to Magnum Opus (that’s Max’s new ride, and the main objective of the game) won’t be a cakewalk, but we’re here to help. If you’re picking up Mad Max on Xbox One, PlayStation 4…

Life in a Russian prison, as seen by a political prisoner

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On December 30 of last year, prominent Kremlin critic and opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his brother Oleg were convicted by a Russian court of embezzlement in a trial that was widely viewed as trumped up

Prosecutors said they stole 30 million rubles (about $432,000) from two firms, including an affiliate of the French cosmetics company Yves Rocher, between 2008 and 2012.

It didn’t matter that Yves Rocher said that no crime was committed.

There’s nothing you can do about your crushing hangover

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You can eat all the greasy food and guzzle all the water you want after a big night out, but it won’t prevent hangovers and no one is immune from them, Dutch and Canadian scientists said.

In a summary of their research released just after midnight on Friday in Amsterdam, which seems like a cruel time to tell us this, the authors of the study said it all boils down to the less you drink, the less hungover you get.

President Obama on shooting of WDBJ7 journalists: ‘It breaks my heart’

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President Obama made his first public comments on the tragic shooting deaths of two journalists during a live TV broadcast outside of Roanoke, Virginia, Wednesday

“It breaks my heart every time you read about or hear about these kind of incidents,” he said during a planned television interview at the White House.

“What we know is that the number of people that die from gun-related incidents around this country dwarfs any deaths that happen through terrorism,” he continued.

See also: Why the…

President Obama on shooting of WDBJ7 journalists: ‘It breaks my heart’

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President Obama made his first public comments on the tragic shooting deaths of two journalists during a live TV broadcast outside of Roanoke, Virginia, Wednesday

“It breaks my heart every time you read about or hear about these kind of incidents,” he said during a planned television interview at the White House.

“What we know is that the number of people that die from gun-related incidents around this country dwarfs any deaths that happen through terrorism,” he continued.

See also: Why the…

Why Singaporeans care about elections, even though the outcome is easy to predict

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Singapore’s president dissolved parliament on Tuesday afternoon, and the prime minister announced shortly after that the country will go to the polls on Sept. 11.

The President, on the advice of the Prime Minister, has dissolved Parliament#sgelections

— Singapore Government (@govsingapore) August 25, 2015

Polling Day is on 11 Sep. This GE is abt our future. Pls support my team. Together, we’ll keep S’pore special. – LHL http://t.co/zsC8sgxgPZ

— Lee Hsien Loong (@leehsienloong) August 25,…

The honest body: 14 cruelty-free beauty products you’ll adore

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Like vegan food, vegan beauty products are free of all animal byproducts

Even if a beauty brand is cruelty-free, which means it doesn’t harm or kill animals, many companies still use animal ingredients in their products. In some people’s minds, ingredients sourced from animals does not constitute “cruelty-free.”

For instance, many lipsticks, eyeshadows and blushes use carmine, a red color pigment sourced from insects. When a company says it doesn’t test on animals and is mainly…

15 things you must do before the British summer is over

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LONDON — Most of the time, it’s hard to believe that we even have a summer here in the UK. Between rainfall and below average temperatures, it often feels like we’re stuck in eternal winter

But even the most torrential of rain won’t stop us enjoying our final month of “summer,” which, according to the Met Office, will officially end on 22 or 23 Sept. There’s a whole bunch of things to cram into the next month, so we certainly…

15 things you must do before the British summer is over

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LONDON — Most of the time, it’s hard to believe that we even have a summer here in the UK. Between rainfall and below average temperatures, it often feels like we’re stuck in eternal winter

But even the most torrential of rain won’t stop us enjoying our final month of “summer,” which, according to the Met Office, will officially end on 22 or 23 Sept. There’s a whole bunch of things to cram into the next month, so we certainly…

Study says that cats are ‘more successful’ than dogs throughout history

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If you’re of the belief that Hollywood’s Cats & Dogs didn’t offer a clear enough victor in the age-old “cats vs. dogs” debate, don’t worry. Science is here with an answer of its own.

A new study published in PNAS reveals that, when taking history and science into it or whatever, cats have proven to be the more successful species over time.

According to the study, an analysis of more than 2,000 fossils revealed that prehistoric…