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Da Vinci Record Vividly Depicts Scarcity Value

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK/HONG KONG: Scarcity value was on vivid display on Wednesday night at Christie’s in New York. The auction house sold Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” for $450 million to an unidentified telephone bidder, after hyping the 16th-century work with a weeks-long world tour. That price, more than four times Christie’s roughly $100 million estimate, makes it by far the most expensive piece of art ever sold at auction.

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Now Computers Are Writing Perfectly Acceptable Pop Songs

Taryn Southern is making an entire album co-written by artificial intelligence software

"Ugh," my dad used to grunt when I switched on Radio 1 . "This music sounds like it was written by a computer".

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Cancer Doctors Cite Risks Of Drinking Alcohol

The American Society of Clinical Oncology, which represents many of the nation’s top cancer doctors, is calling attention to the ties between alcohol and cancer. In a statement published Tuesday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the group cites evidence that even light drinking can slightly raise a woman’s risk of breast cancer and increase a common type of esophageal cancer.

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This Man Proposing To His Girlfriend With 25 iPhone Xs Has Just Set The Bar Pretty High

This man has set the bar pretty high now for all the lovers out there who are anxious and excited to propose to their other half.

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[VIDEO] See Why Samsung's Latest Ad Which Makes Fun Of Apple Has Got Everyone Talking

Samsung has brought out the big guns with their new ad, shooting Apple right in the centre.

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(Full Text) Speech By HRH The Prince Of Wales At KL Gala Dinner

Pic: Bernama (Prince of Wales Putera Charles delivering his speech at Gala Dinner to commemorate the 60th anniversary of bilateral relations between Malaysia and the United Kingdom, tonight.
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Your Royal Highnesses, the Prime Minister, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, I cannot tell you how delighted my wife and I are to have been invited to visit Malaysia to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of your independence and all the years of diplomatic ties between our countries that have followed.

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Russia: 100 Years Without A Revolution

In Oscar Wilde's story, Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, the main character wanted to blow up one of his relatives. Because he didn't know anything about bombs, he decided to turn to someone with experience. Who in London could he ask for advice? A Russian nihilist, of course!

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Of The Cost Of Living And Today’s Living Expenses

Filepic: STKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians are now awaiting the unveiling of the 2018 National Budget which Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is scheduled to table in Parliament at 4 pm on Friday.

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'I Was Glad When My Husband Had Affairs'

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When Stacey wrote about her experience of not wanting to sleep with anyone, even her husband, dozens of readers sent emails saying that they too were asexual. Many described feeling isolated in a sexualised society. Here is a selection of their stories - and a response from an asexual activist about the importance of joining a community.

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‘Dumped’: A Local Author’s Debut Novel On Life, Love, Loss And Letting Go

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Mentally sketching out our future during our adolescent years or early 20s is a common hobby amongst the female population. But as the years goes by, we discover that life does not follow our plans or daydreams to the T.

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