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Creativity, a mating boost for the unattractive male

In the ruthless world of the mating game, plain-looking men instinctively know that being funny, smart or poetic helps to compensate for a less-than-stellar exterior. That gut feeling has now gained scientific validation from an unusual study published Wednesday. Average-looking men become more alluring when womenFULL STORY

First comes Tinder. Then comes marriage?

By Sophia Kercher

For some of us, the dating app Tinder suggests a slot machine for sex, a game for singles featuring one too many bathroom selfies. For Casey Napolitano, a real estate agent in Los Angeles, Tinder is synonymous with love. Napolitano met her husband, John Napolitano, on theFULL STORY

Taiwan in Time: Putting down rifles for pickaxes2017-04-23

By Han Cheung

April 24 to April 30 Civil engineer Chin Heng (靳珩) was inspecting the construction of the Central Cross-Island Highway in October 1957 when he was struck by a rock. Along with an unfinished bridge and several crew members, he fell into the gorge below. About fiveFULL STORY

Dining in Paris may be better than ever, thanks to immigration2017-04-22

By Richard Vines

For years dining in Paris was great for lovers of French food, and less great for anyone else. You could enjoy?any dish you liked — from Michelin-star fare to the local bistro — so long as it was French. Now, Japanese are the chefs of theFULL STORY

Robots, chefs hope to bring invasive lion fish to restaurants near you2017-04-22

By Ben Gruber

As it turns out, some of the best cooks in the world think lionfish, a venomous predatory fish which is breeding out of control and destroying marine ecosystems in the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, is delicious. The chefs gathered in Bermuda on Wednesday forFULL STORY

Events and entertainment listings2017-04-21

By Noah Buchan

Film A free screening of the documentary Beyond Beauty: Taiwan From Above (看見台灣) will be held tonight at Taipei restaurant Rice Revolution (呷米共食廚房). Beyond Beauty, the highest-grossing documentary in Taiwan’s history, was shot over three years and consisted solely of aerial footage. The 93-minute film highlightsFULL STORY

Highlight: Mix and matching US and Taiwanese dancers2017-04-21

By Diane Baker

Body Expression Dance Theater (BodyEDT, 體相舞蹈劇場) founder Lee Ming-cheng (李名正) spent three months in Ohio in the spring of last year, as the artist-in-residence with Ballet Verbs, a 30-year-old contemporary company based in the Cleveland suburb of Shaker Heights. Lee’s residency was underwritten by The ClevelandFULL STORY

Highlight: Creative EXPO Taiwan2017-04-21

By Noah Buchan

The Creative EXPO Taiwan (CET) is back for another year, with the enormous fair spread among three venues in Taipei: Huashan 1914 Creative Park, Songshan Cultural Creative Park and Taipei Expo Park. Handmade leather bags and wooden furniture, cosmetics and perfume, custom lamps and designerFULL STORY

Art exhibition listings2017-04-21

By Dana Ter

Toronto-based photographer Pohan Wu’s (吳柏翰) surrealist and psychedelic photographs and audio-visual installations are currently on view at 1839 Contemporary Gallery. Magic as Muse (音樂繆斯) takes photography to the other-worldly realm — or at least the equally elusive realm of human emotions — and proves thatFULL STORY

Highlight: Green action for the earth2017-04-21

By Han Cheung

The Taiwan Earth Day organization has its eyes set for April 2020, by which time they hope to have 1 million people pledge to take part in a “green action” through their Web site, including the purchase of eco-friendly cleaning products, watching an environmental documentaryFULL STORY

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