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'Scariest 4 minutes I've seen': Film critic reviews trailer Trump showed Kim

'Scariest 4 minutes I've seen': Film critic reviews trailer Trump showed Kim

World
It's the "movie" that everyone's talking about -- and it hasn't even been made yet. Before his historic meeting with Kim Jong Un in Singapore, President Donald Trump showed the North Korean leader a movie trailer. The trailer, produced in Korean and English, opens with a view of Earth from space as a narrator says: "Seven billion people inhabit planet Earth. Of those alive today, only a small number will leave a lasting impact, and only the very few will make decisions or take actions that renew their homeland and change the course of history." Shots of the Colosseum in Rome and the Great Wall of China give way to a North Korean flag before Trump and Kim appear. “What if a people that share a common and rich heritage can find a common future. Their story is well known. But what ...
This Easy Indian Dinner Recipe Only Calls for Staples—and It’s Ready in 20 Minutes

This Easy Indian Dinner Recipe Only Calls for Staples—and It’s Ready in 20 Minutes

Health
Some cooks are so legendary that when you see them in the flesh you truly do quake in your boots.For my mother, waitressing at Legal Sea Foods in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the 1970s, that cook was Julia Child. Mom was asking a fishmonger how to cook a roast she’d just bought. He laughed, pointed, and said, “Ask that lady!” My mother turned, and there was the six-foot-two PBS host, trilling away about how to do right by a nice roast. Mom will never forget it.Octogenarian Madhur Jaffrey, the doyenne of Indian cuisine, proved just as daunting for me. The bespectacled Ms. Jaffrey is diminutive in stature, but when she quietly glided by me at a recent culinary conference, I flattened myself against the nearest door. Her book An Invitation to Indian Cooking, edited by the famous, late Knopf e
Russia's capital got 6 minutes of sunlight in December

Russia's capital got 6 minutes of sunlight in December

World
Jan. 16 (UPI) -- December was the darkest month in Moscow's history, as the city went almost the entire month without sunlight.The last month of the year is usually the darkest throughout Russia and Moscow usually sees about of 18 hours of sunlight during that time. But in December 2017, the sun only shined on Russia's capital for six minutes.Roman Vilfand, head of Russia's meteorological center, told the Moscow Times the lack of sun could be caused by "anomalous warm temperatures -- 5.8 degrees higher than average -- and cyclones that caused clouds to block out the sun."The previous record in Moscow was set in 2000, when the city received three hours of sunlight.Let's block ads! (Why?) World News - UPI.com
Former Chelsea striker Diego Costa scores just minutes into second debut for Atletico Madrid

Former Chelsea striker Diego Costa scores just minutes into second debut for Atletico Madrid

Sports
Thursday, January 4, 2018Diego Costa made his long-awaited Atletico Madrid return on Wednesday night - and wasted no time in getting back among the goals.The striker agreed a deal to re-join the Spanish giants from Chelsea in September but Atletico's transfer ban meant he was prevented from making his second debut until January.Costa was named as a substitute for Atleti's first game of 2018, their Copa Del Rey clash away to third tier side Lleida Esportiu.He received a rapturous welcome from the visiting fans when he was introduced in the second half.And, despite four months without a game, Costa took just five minutes to find the net, tapping home a cross from Juanfran.The Spaniard then sustained an injury but finished the game, which ended in a 4-0 win for Atleti.Let's block ads! (W...
20 years of changing seasons on Earth packed into 2½ minutes

20 years of changing seasons on Earth packed into 2½ minutes

Technology
NASA captured 20 years of changing seasons in a striking new global map of the home planet. The data visualization, released this week, shows Earth's fluctuations as seen from space. The polar ice caps and snow cover are shown ebbing and flowing with the seasons. The varying ocean shades of blue, green, red and purple depict the abundance — or lack — of undersea life. "It's like watching the Earth breathe. It's really remarkable," said NASA oceanographer Jeremy Werdell, who took part in the project. Two decades — from September 1997 to this past September — are crunched into 2 ? minutes of viewing. Werdell finds the imagery mesmerizing. "It's like all of my senses are being transported into space, and then you can compress time and rewind it, and just continually watch this kind of visuali