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Diablo 3: Banwaves Cause Dramatic Changes to the Leaderboards

Diablo 3: Banwaves Cause Dramatic Changes to the Leaderboards Read our report on how the recent banwaves completely changed the Diablo 3 competitive field.As a result, the Diablo 3 leaderboards have dramatically changed.

During this fireworks festival, thousands of bottle rockets fly out into the crowd

During this fireworks festival, thousands of bottle rockets fly out into the crowd For a festival where racks of fireworks explode and fly straight into the crowd, it's little wonder that Taiwan's annual Yanshui Festival has been described as akin to being caught in "artillery fire."  A siren sounds when the fireworks are lit, and participants clad in thick jackets and pants, scarves, helmets and ear plugs, experience thousands of bottle rockets being set off.

Uber is pretty much throwing in the towel in Taiwan

Uber is pretty much throwing in the towel in Taiwan After a protracted stand-off with the government, Uber has decided to suspend its service in Taiwan.The San Francisco company said in a blog post that its service will be "paused" from Feb.

Taiwan bans putting stray animals to death

Taiwan bans putting stray animals to death The issue of putting down strays was plunged into the spotlight last year, after a shelter vet committed suicide after becoming overwhelmed by the number of animals she had to put down.She said in a TV interview prior to her death that she had put down over 700 dogs over the course of two years.

This Is Not A Geek's Room, But An Incredible Diorama

This Is Not A Geek's Room, But An Incredible Diorama It’s a miniature.The level of detail is staggering.

When her father refused to, this company's CEO walked a woman down the aisle to marry her bride

When her father refused to, this company's CEO walked a woman down the aisle to marry her bride This video posted by HSBC Bank in Taiwan tells the story of one of its employees, Jennifer.In an interview segment in the video, she reveals that her parents don't acknowledge her relationship with her partner, and refused to attend their wedding.

Jackie Chan's Most Gruelling Scene Ever

Jackie Chan's Most Gruelling Scene Ever But if movie lore is true, then 1982’s Dragon Lord could be the most gruelling scene Jackie Chan has done for one simple reason: An insane number of takes.But in Dragon Lord, Jackie Chan wasn’t demanding endless takes only from others, but rather, from himself as well.

Daily News: We're Going to Mars

Daily News: We're Going to Mars Disney Hit With Lawsuit Claiming 'Zootopia' Ripped Off 'Total Recall' WriterDisney is now facing a serious lawsuit alleging that Oscar-winning animation film Zootopia was copied from work of Gary L.It opens by quoting Zootopia director Byron Howard as saying, "Don’t worry if you feel like you’re copying something, because if it comes through you, it’s going to filter through you and you’re going to bring your own unique perspective to it.

The perfect girl doesn't exi

The perfect girl doesn't exi Chloe, 22 4Cy National Taiwan University6) 4 miles awayI want to sleep with you.I don' t meanhave sex.

Granny uses her $1200 Louis Vuitton to bag her fish from the market

Granny uses her $1200 Louis Vuitton to bag her fish from the market There's something fishy about this tale, but that's probably coming from the luxury handbag in it.A man in Taiwan recounted on Dcard, a Whisper-style confessions site, how his grandma used the luxury designer bag he bought her.

Uber gets back into Taiwan, but there's a catch

Uber gets back into Taiwan, but there's a catch Under Uber's new agreement with regulators, it only be able to operate again in Taipei by using licensed commercial drivers, rather than private drivers.This effectively blocks regular folk wanting to operate as ride-sharing drivers.