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Is modern cricket uniquely democratic?

The Marxist historian C.L.R. James once wrote: “A really great batsman is to me as strange a human being as a man seven feet tall or a man I once heard of who could not read but spoke six languages.” He was referring specifically

When is the best time to buy appliances?

Major home appliances are often expensive, but they can be more affordable at certain times of the year — especially around holidays. Before you buy a dishwasher, refrigerator, range, washer or dryer, check if one of these sale seasons is coming up. If you can wait to

Modern slavery in the UK is inflicting misery under our noses every day

 ‘Traffickers charge their victims tens of thousands of pounds, and lure them on false promises of good employment and accommodation.’ Photograph: Wednesday 20 September 2017 15.59 BSTLast modified on Wednesday 20 September 2017 17.55 BST Anew global report on slavery has estimated there are more than 40 million people trapped

The pursuit of pleasure is a modern-day addiction

Here’s a story that is not about Trump or Brexit. But this could be worse, with even direr consequences. Addiction is up. Depression is up. Death is up. In America, we have seen a decline in our life expectancy for the first time since 1993. But

‘L.A. Noire’ is coming to HTC Vive and modern consoles

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Market for high-end appliances is cooking

At its European production facilities, Germany-based Miele is continually walking the fine line between quality and efficiency when it comes to manufacturing luxury appliances. But even within that juggling act, there’s still room for the finer things in life, which is why production workers

Market for high-end appliances is cooking

At its European production facilities, Germany-based Miele is continually walking the fine line between quality and efficiency when it comes to manufacturing luxury appliances. But even within that juggling act, there’s still room for the finer things in life, which is why production workers

Modern Fertility is offering a comprehensive fertility test for women who hope to be moms someday

There are a number of ways to find out more about your fertility these days — including from several at-home fertility test startups that have started to pop up in the last few years. Modern Fertility hopes to soon operate in much the same way, but

Jason Isbell on Modern Country: ‘Most of That Stuff Is Real Bad Music’

A few years ago, Jason Isbell was an ex-member of Drive-By Truckers, playing clubs and drinking way too much whiskey. Now, the Alabama native is headlining venues like Baltimore’s 19,000-seat Merriweather Post Pavilion while turning out sharp country-rock story-songs. (John Mayer has called him

Sears is adding Alexa support to its Kenmore smart home appliances

Amazon’s Alexa assistant is now able to control an even wider range of home appliances. Smart appliances from Sears and its Kenmore brand are joining the list of hardware that can be used through voice commands to Amazon’s Echo lineup of speakers and other Alexa-enabled devices. GE and