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The most powerful men in football along representatives from each of the 32 participating nations will congregate at the Costa do Sauipe Resort in the Brazilian state of Bahia on Friday (Dec 6) to pick the groups for the 2014 World Cup. Each group will consist of one team from each of four pots, with Pot 1 featuring the top seeds: Brazil, the host nation, alongside Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay, Germany, Spain, Belgium and Switzerland. The other pots will be based on geographical criteria so that countries from the same confederations are kept apart.
As we head deeper into the 21st century, we look to technological solutions for the world's growing energy crisis. Transport in densely-populated Singapore is of particular interest. What will the car of the future look like? Maybe something like this. We met Stella, an award-winning solar car, when it came to Singapore a few weeks ago. Stella is more than just a simple prototype: It is road legal in the EU, can sit four, and travels hundreds of kilometres on a single charge. Just like your family car. We take a look under the hood to see what makes Stella tick.
Pondering your future career options? Perhaps this chart could help. Compiled from data gathered from job postings on JobStreet.com, this interactive graphic shows the 10 best-paying jobs in Singapore, from the fresh-graduate level all the way to senior management.
On Nov 8, super typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines, with the city Tacloban bearing the brunt of its onslaught. About 660,000 people have been displaced, according to the United Nations, and thousands are feared dead. These before and after images show the devastation in the aftermath of one of the strongest storms ever recorded.
Two Swedish industrial designers have come up with a revolutionary bicycle helmet that does not resemble one, can be used as a scarf or fashion accessory, and absorbs shock three times better than normal helmets. TODAY finds out how the Hovding – or Invisible Helmet – works.
As Singapore mulls over its education reforms announced during the National Day Rally, TODAY looks at education systems in other parts of the world and how they connect with teachers, parents and students.