edition.cnn.com Archives - 08 December 2016, Thursday

  • Chinese designer turns sneakers into pollution masks

    edition.cnn.com 07 Dec '16, 6am

    "The masks make an impression, but they also show that you can use basic, everyday stuff to bring change into your life," he says. "If that helps to raise environmental consciousness, then I can consider myself fairly satisfied. Though there's much more to be done." Unusual material W...

  • PISA: Singapore teens top global education ranking

    edition.cnn.com 06 Dec '16, 2pm

    More than half a million 15-year-olds in 72 countries and economies sat a two-hour exam last year. This time around, science was the main focus compared with math in 2012. Try the PISA test yourself China slips East Asia performed best overall, occupying seven of the top spots for sci...

  • PISA: Singapore teens top global education ranking

    edition.cnn.com 06 Dec '16, 10am

    More than half a million 15-year-olds in 72 countries and economies sat a two-hour exam last year. This time around, science was the main focus compared with math in 2012. Try the PISA test yourself China slips East Asia performed best overall, occupying seven of the top spots for sci...

  • PISA: Singapore teens top global education ranking

    edition.cnn.com 06 Dec '16, 10am

    More than half a million 15-year-olds in 72 countries and economies sat a two-hour exam last year. This time around, science was the main focus compared with math in 2012. Try the PISA test yourself China slips East Asia performed best overall, occupying seven of the top spots for sci...

  • Marketing genius? Buscemi sells sneakers for $132K

    edition.cnn.com 05 Dec '16, 3am

    It's an astronomical sum for a pair of shoes, but speaks to a strategy Buscemi has employed with great success since launching his namesake brand in 2013. These one-of-a-kind pair of diamond-encrusted white sneakers that retail for $125,000 With the appeal of conspicuous consumption w...

  • Marketing genius? Buscemi sells sneakers for $132K

    edition.cnn.com 05 Dec '16, 3am

    It's an astronomical sum for a pair of shoes, but speaks to a strategy Buscemi has employed with great success since launching his namesake brand in 2013. These one-of-a-kind pair of diamond-encrusted white sneakers that retail for $125,000 With the appeal of conspicuous consumption w...

  • Marketing genius? Buscemi sells sneakers for $132K

    edition.cnn.com 04 Dec '16, 7pm

    It's an astronomical sum for a pair of shoes, but speaks to a strategy Buscemi has employed with great success since launching his namesake brand in 2013. These one-of-a-kind pair of diamond-encrusted white sneakers that retail for $125,000 With the appeal of conspicuous consumption w...

  • Marketing genius? Buscemi sells sneakers for $132K

    edition.cnn.com 04 Dec '16, 7pm

    It's an astronomical sum for a pair of shoes, but speaks to a strategy Buscemi has employed with great success since launching his namesake brand in 2013. These one-of-a-kind pair of diamond-encrusted white sneakers that retail for $125,000 With the appeal of conspicuous consumption w...

  • Marketing genius? Buscemi sells sneakers for $132K

    edition.cnn.com 04 Dec '16, 11am

    It's an astronomical sum for a pair of shoes, but speaks to a strategy Buscemi has employed with great success since launching his namesake brand in 2013. These one-of-a-kind pair of diamond-encrusted white sneakers that retail for $125,000 With the appeal of conspicuous consumption w...

  • Marketing genius? Buscemi sells sneakers for $132K

    edition.cnn.com 02 Dec '16, 5am

    It's an astronomical sum for a pair of shoes, but speaks to a strategy Buscemi has employed with great success since launching his namesake brand in 2013. These one-of-a-kind pair of diamond-encrusted white sneakers that retail for $125,000 With the appeal of conspicuous consumption w...

  • Marketing genius? Buscemi sells sneakers for $132K

    edition.cnn.com 02 Dec '16, 5am

    It's an astronomical sum for a pair of shoes, but speaks to a strategy Buscemi has employed with great success since launching his namesake brand in 2013. These one-of-a-kind pair of diamond-encrusted white sneakers that retail for $125,000 With the appeal of conspicuous consumption w...

  • Marketing genius? Buscemi sells sneakers for $132K

    edition.cnn.com 01 Dec '16, 3pm

    It's an astronomical sum for a pair of shoes, but speaks to a strategy Buscemi has employed with great success since launching his namesake brand in 2013. These one-of-a-kind pair of diamond-encrusted white sneakers that retail for $125,000 With the appeal of conspicuous consumption w...

  • Marketing genius? Buscemi sells sneakers for $132K

    edition.cnn.com 01 Dec '16, 2pm

    It's an astronomical sum for a pair of shoes, but speaks to a strategy Buscemi has employed with great success since launching his namesake brand in 2013. These one-of-a-kind pair of diamond-encrusted white sneakers that retail for $125,000 With the appeal of conspicuous consumption w...

  • Troop carriers seized: Is China sending Singapore a message?

    edition.cnn.com 29 Nov '16, 6am

    A team from the Singapore Armed Forces has been allowed to inspect the vehicles, which were then resealed. Analysts say the seizure of the military vehicles may be designed to send a message to Singapore. Teaching Singapore a lesson? Zhang Baohui, a professor of political science at H...

  • Cibulkova: Fist pumping her way to the top - CNN Video

    edition.cnn.com 18 Nov '16, 11am

    Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova wins the biggest title of her career by claiming the WTA Finals crown in Singapore.

  • Elite 8: A new era for women's tennis? - CNN Video

    edition.cnn.com 18 Nov '16, 11am

    The WTA Finals was missing two of the biggest names in women's tennis, but Pat Cash caught up with the new wave of stars.

  • Can 'nice girl' Radwanska slam her rivals? - CNN Video

    edition.cnn.com 18 Nov '16, 11am

    She's a $25M player who loves the comforts of home, but world No. 3 Aga Radwanska is still waiting to win one of tennis' coveted grand slam titles.

  • European Tour prize funds soar with Rolex deal

    edition.cnn.com 16 Nov '16, 3pm

    READ: How 17-hour days sparked golf revolution The BMW PGA Championship had a purse of $5.6 million in 2016, while the Irish Open was worth $4.3 million, the Scottish Open had a fund of $4 million and the Italian Open was worth $3.2 million. There will be no change to the prize fund a...

  • Advice columnist tells raped teen: Be grateful he wore a condom

    edition.cnn.com 15 Nov '16, 4pm

    She claims that she cannot recall what followed that evening, but awoke the next day to find herself lying naked in bed next to the man in question, who said, according to the article: "Wow! I didn't know you were a virgin, honey!" Omg that Teenage Dear Kelly shenanigans is making me ...

  • Advice columnist tells raped teen: Be grateful he wore a condom

    edition.cnn.com 15 Nov '16, 6am

    She claims that she cannot recall what followed that evening, but awoke the next day to find herself lying naked in bed next to the man in question, who said, according to the article: "Wow! I didn't know you were a virgin, honey!" Omg that Teenage Dear Kelly shenanigans is making me ...

  • Singapore: A culture of luxury - CNN Video

    edition.cnn.com 14 Nov '16, 8pm

    Cultures collide to create the element of luxury in the Southeast Asian city-state.

  • A ride on the world's most mysterious commute

    edition.cnn.com 07 Nov '16, 10pm

    Story highlights Hong Kong photographer Elaine Li captured her experience on North Korea's subway system Li draws comparisons between a commute on Pyongyang's trains and the subway in her hometown (CNN) Buried 100 meters (328 feet) underground , the Pyongyang Metro is one of the deepe...

  • A visitor's guide to Dubai's new theme parks

    edition.cnn.com 31 Oct '16, 2am

    Having only just opened at the end of October, this 1.5 million square feet (think 28 soccer fields) theme park is pretty much paradise for film fans. Marvel plays a big collaborating role here, as does Cartoon Network, owned by CNN's parent company. The result is that visitors can ba...

  • WTA Finals: Dominika Cibulkova takes title in upset

    edition.cnn.com 30 Oct '16, 3pm

    By contrast, Cibulkova needed to beat Simona Halep in straight sets to advance out of the group with a 1-2 record, followed by semifinal win over Svetlana Kuznetsova, recovering from a set down to claim victory. All those fighting qualities were on full show against Kerber, with an ea...

  • The Right Way to Do Business in Singapore - CNN Video

    edition.cnn.com 26 Oct '16, 7pm

    From traffic in the business district to business culture - Glenn VanZutphen shares his top tips for navigating Singapore.

  • Middle Sea Race: Sailing amid the magic of the Med

    edition.cnn.com 26 Oct '16, 10am

    Photos: Middle Sea Race: Sailing amid the magic of Malta Against the odds – A Maserati victory appeared unlikely for much of the race as Phaedo3 -- skippered by Lloyd Thornburg and the previous holder of the record -- forged what seemed a comfortable lead.

  • Middle Sea Race: Sailing amid the magic of the Med

    edition.cnn.com 26 Oct '16, 10am

    Photos: Middle Sea Race: Sailing amid the magic of Malta Against the odds – A Maserati victory appeared unlikely for much of the race as Phaedo3 -- skippered by Lloyd Thornburg and the previous holder of the record -- forged what seemed a comfortable lead.

  • Navigating Singapore - CNN Video

    edition.cnn.com 25 Oct '16, 8pm

    When traveling to Singapore being familiar with the business culture is just as important as knowing where you are going.

  • Kish Kash, the DJ with over 2,000 pairs of sneakers

    edition.cnn.com 25 Oct '16, 10am

    Onitsuka Tiger was founded by Japanese military general Kihachiro Onitsuka after World War II in a bid to boost the morale of youth through athletics. The company worked with marathon runners in the 1950s to produce some of the first professional running shoes before targeting the US ...

  • WTA FInals: First day wins for Kerber and Halep

    edition.cnn.com 23 Oct '16, 4pm

    But after taking the first set on a tiebreak, by seven points to five, Kerber realized she was in a battle as her seventh-seeded opponent hit back with inspired play. Three breaks of service saw her level at one set all and when she took an early advantage in the decider, a big upset ...