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Friday 08/January/2016 14:41 PM

Writing longer tweets won't debase art form

Twitter's founder Jack Dorsey has taken a lot of flak for tweetingon Wednesday that the company might abandon its 140-character-per-post limit. Many see...

Thursday 07/January/2016 11:07 AM

So to speak: The café culture

One evening last week, I was sitting in a café at the Wave Muscat and watched people. I had my eyes on a red Ferrari that cruised past. But I was not the...

Wednesday 06/January/2016 16:11 PM

Millennials are becoming car owners after all

Automakers probably had a record year in the US. That should lead us to question the conventional wisdom that millennials don't like to own cars. After...

Wednesday 06/January/2016 15:47 PM

Trump won't be any more gracious as a loser

It’s now clear that a big chunk of voters, especially working-class men, are behind Donald Trump, no matter what. These are the kinds of people who work...

Wednesday 06/January/2016 14:52 PM

Facing up to climate reality

Last year, three facts about climate change became clear: Achieving a low-carbon economy is essential; new technologies make that goal attainable at an...

Tuesday 05/January/2016 17:30 PM

Pakistan: All hail 'President Justice'

He rises, he rises, the king across the sea. His Lordship Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary, Saladin of Suo Motus, has entered the arena at last. And just like...