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The Science Behind Hangovers Is Terrible

The Science Behind Hangovers Is Terrible

DINA SPECTOR SCIENCE  JUN. 14, 2014, 1:36 AM

Everyone has their own hacks for relieving the symptoms of a hangover, but there’s still no single hangover cure that’s proven to work.

Sure, people have asked tons of questions about what causes morning hangovers and how we can alleviate that pounding head, I-want-to-puke feeling, but apparently we just don’t have very good answers. Read more of this post

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This Is The Biggest Ad In India Right Now And It’s Absolutely Terrifying

KATIE RICHARDS ADVERTISING  JUN. 14, 2014, 8:50 AM

In a world where younger generations are becoming more tech-savvy and social media crazy, kids are using cell phones and Facebook almost from the time they are born. At least that’s what MTS Telecom’s latest ad for its 3GPlus Network is saying. Read more of this post

Thai leaders employ ancient hero to boost their cause

June 13, 2014 1:49 pm

Thai leaders employ ancient hero to boost their cause

By Michael Peel in Bangkok

Thailand famously banned the Hollywood movie The King and I for its allegedly offensive and distorted picture of the country’s monarchy. Now the new military junta in Bangkok is delivering its riposte: 35,000 free seats to see the sword-wielding biopic of an earlier royal ruler promoted as a nationalist hero for these troubled post-coup times. Read more of this post

A guide to (mis)communication: In the UK, it is important to finish meetings by summing up key points; but in France they can end with an ambiguous ‘Et voilà!’

June 13, 2014 1:09 pm

A guide to (mis)communication

By Gillian Tett

In the UK, it is important to finish meetings by summing up key points; but in France they can end with an ambiguous ‘Et voilà!’

In recent months, a wry little document called the “Anglo-Dutch translation guide” has been tossed between the email boxes of bankers, diplomats, business people and journalists. This lists phrases that are commonly – and completely – misunderstood when English and Dutch people talk to each other. Read more of this post

Over pumpkin soup, the Nobel Prize-winning economist Edmund Phelps talks to the FT’s Martin Wolf about creativity and innovation

June 13, 2014 1:16 pm

Edmund Phelps

By Martin Wolf

Over pumpkin soup, the Nobel Prize-winning economist talks to the FT’s Martin Wolf about creativity and innovation

Ihave arranged to meet Edmund (Ned) Phelps, director of the Center on Capitalism and Society at Columbia University, at the Kongress Hotel in Davos during the World Economic Forum. It is old-fashioned and very Swiss. Read more of this post

Boom or hype? The truth about menswear; The fashion industry says menswear sales are soaring but the real picture is more complicated

June 13, 2014 7:17 pm

Boom or hype? The truth about menswear

By Charlie Porter

The fashion industry loves to talk about a menswear boom but how much do the big brands actually sell?

It’s a simple question: how important is menswear to the main fashion labels? It seems timely, too, since this weekend sees the beginning of the menswear collections for spring/summer 2015. Ideally, the show experience is supposed to be intoxicating, creating a happy stupor that luxury conglomerates hope will make male consumers buy yet more stuff. But how much menswear are the brands actually selling? Read more of this post

Financial markets: Hurrah before the storm; Low volatility risks lulling investors into false sense of security

June 13, 2014 7:30 pm

Financial markets: Hurrah before the storm

By Ralph Atkins

Low volatility risks lulling investors into false sense of security

After Lehman Brothers collapsed in late 2008, financial markets around the world panicked. Almost six years later, the world may feel as vulnerable to geopolitical and economic shocks but serenity has broken out. Read more of this post

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