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  • The Difficulty of Talking About Doomsday - The Atlantic

    The Difficulty of Talking About Doomsday - The Atlantic

    The AtlanticThe Difficulty of Talking About DoomsdayThe AtlanticBut this makes ICBMs seem science-fictional. In politics and technology coverage—when we discus the realistic future of copious student-loan debt and the occasional self-driving car—…
    - 8 days ago 28 Jan 16, 4:51pm -
  • Nature Meets Tech: Namib Desert Beetle Inspires Frost Control Technology - Latin Post

    Nature Meets Tech: Namib Desert Beetle Inspires Frost Control Technology - Latin Post

    Latin PostNature Meets Tech: Namib Desert Beetle Inspires Frost Control TechnologyLatin PostNAMIB-NAUKLUFT NATIONAL PARK, NAMIBIA - AUGUST 12: (FILE PHOTO) This image from the Landsat7 satellite shows giant sand dunes in the Namib-Naukluft National p…
    - 9 days ago 27 Jan 16, 12:58pm -
  • Curbing Zika Virus: Mosquito Control - Popular Science

    Curbing Zika Virus: Mosquito Control - Popular Science

    Popular ScienceCurbing Zika Virus: Mosquito ControlPopular ScienceSome researchers are focused on high-tech ways to control the mosquitoes. For example, Oxitec, a U.K.-based company working on genetically engineered A. aegypti to help control dengue…
    - 10 days ago 26 Jan 16, 3:28pm -
  • A year after deflate-gate ballooned, science shows shame of it all - Yahoo Sports

    A year after deflate-gate ballooned, science shows shame of it all - Yahoo Sports

    Yahoo SportsA year after deflate-gate ballooned, science shows shame of it allYahoo SportsThe entire case worked backward from there, even if science says the psi level was probably exactly where it should naturally be and thus nothing unnatural, let…
    - 18 days ago 19 Jan 16, 7:36am -
  • Cheap plastic film prevents batteries from catching fire - Science /AAAS

    Cheap plastic film prevents batteries from catching fire - Science /AAAS

    Science /AAASCheap plastic film prevents batteries from catching fireScience /AAASSo the scientists coated the nickel particles with atom-thick sheets of carbon, called graphene, which is also conductive but prevents the nickel from degrading. They t…
    - 25 days ago 11 Jan 16, 2:05pm -

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  • newCrew grounded over Bollywood crooner's mid-air concert

    Crew grounded over Bollywood crooner's mid-air concert

    India's Jet Airways has grounded five crew members for allowing a Bollywood singer to perform over the in-flight announcement system, an airline spokesman said Friday, prompting a social media backlash against the decision.
    - 15 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 7:08am -
  • newReddest red envelope: Chinese Communist party hands out cash

    Reddest red envelope: Chinese Communist party hands out cash

    China's Communist Party has found a new way to court technology-savvy web users, setting phrases by President Xi Jinping as the password for electronic "red envelopes" of online cash offered ahead of the Lunar New Year.
    - 17 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 5:03am -
  • newTarantula Species Named After Johnny Cash

    Tarantula Species Named After Johnny Cash

    A new species of tarantula discovered in California has been named after Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi lives near Folsom Prison, which the country legend made famous with his 1955 song Folsom Prison Blues. Dr Chris Hamilton, from the Florida M…
    - 17 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 4:50am -
  • newSea lion takes a booth at San Diego restaurant on the beach

    Sea lion takes a booth at San Diego restaurant on the beach

    A skinny sea lion pup with a taste for the finer things in life turned up on Thursday inside a fancy San Diego restaurant, where it settled down into a booth. The malnourished mammal appears to have arrived at The Marine Room after sauntering down a…
    - 17 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 4:40am -
  • newStarving sea lion found in San Diego, California, restaurant

    Starving sea lion found in San Diego, California, restaurant

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A starving sea lion has been rescued after finding its way into the booth of a fancy San Diego restaurant.
    - 20 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 1:56am -
  • newApe at Utah zoo predicts Panthers to win Super Bowl

    Ape at Utah zoo predicts Panthers to win Super Bowl

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An ape at the Salt Lake City zoo has predicted the Carolina Panthers will win the Super Bowl.
    - 22 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 12:13am -
  • newIdaho panel backs school's 'Maniac' license-plate proposal
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho lawmaker is once again seeking to create a specialized license plate depicting a hotly disputed Idaho high school mascot.
    - 22 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 12:13am -
  • newWatch the birdie! Photo booth snaps mugshot of thief in the act

    Watch the birdie! Photo booth snaps mugshot of thief in the act

    A photo booth snapped several photos of a man who allegedly stole $75 out of the booth at the Funway Amusements arcade and bowling alley in Batavia, Illinois, a town west of Chicago. Police distributed the photos on Thursday and asked the public to p…
    - 23 hours ago 4 Feb 16, 11:03pm -
  • newRetired Ohio police officer gets to buy K-9 partner for $1
    MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — A recently retired Ohio police officer has been allowed to buy his K-9 partner for $1.
    - 24 hours ago 4 Feb 16, 9:52pm -
  • Careening car ends up on roof of Southern California house

    Careening car ends up on roof of Southern California house

    PALOS VERDES ESTATES, Calif. (AP) — It's hard to know what was more amazing: An out-of-control car ending up on the roof of a Southern California house or the driver somehow escaping serious injury despite the wild ride.
    - 1 day ago 4 Feb 16, 9:10pm -
  • Britons Arrested As Army Raids Bridge Club

    Britons Arrested As Army Raids Bridge Club

    Officials targeted the three times a week gathering in Pattaya, a resort town known for seedy go-go bars and organised crime links, after the country’s anti-corruption centre received a complaint from a member of the public. Photos showed members s…
    - 1 day ago 4 Feb 16, 7:55pm -
  • Kansas university mason finds 88-year-old note at stadium
    MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A mason working on a Kansas university building has found an 88-year-old handwritten note that gives a glimpse into the lives of laborers in 1928.
    - 1 day ago 4 Feb 16, 6:25pm -
  • Get a room! Tokyo zoo's bashful pandas try for a baby

    Get a room! Tokyo zoo's bashful pandas try for a baby

    Two giant pandas at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo have been given some private time in a bid to create a romantic environment in which the bashful creatures can mate.
    - 1 day ago 4 Feb 16, 5:59pm -
  • The Strangelove Suite: Northern Ireland sells nuclear bunker

    The Strangelove Suite: Northern Ireland sells nuclear bunker

    BALLYMENA, Northern Ireland (AP) — It has no windows — but offers unrestricted views of Armageddon.
    - 1 day ago 4 Feb 16, 5:22pm -
  • Activists: Fire shelter chief for $1,000 purebred collie
    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The executive director of the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society is on leave over accusations by online activists that she paid a breeder $1,000 for a purebred collie puppy rather than adopt a rescue dog from the shelter.
    - 1 day ago 4 Feb 16, 5:00pm -
  • Police: Cat burglar enters Vermont family's home, takes pet
    TROY, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police have arrested a 54-year-old man in connection with taking a cat from a home.
    - 1 day ago 4 Feb 16, 3:43pm -
  • Mystery meat: Was it really woolly mammoth on the menu?

    Mystery meat: Was it really woolly mammoth on the menu?

    When members of the Explorers Club gathered for their lavish annual dinner in New York City in 1951, one account said they feasted on meat from a prehistoric wooly mammoth that had been preserved in a glacier.
    - 2 days ago 3 Feb 16, 11:34pm -
  • College Student Listed Dorm Room On Airbnb

    College Student Listed Dorm Room On Airbnb

    A US student is facing disciplinary action from his college after he rented his dorm room through Airbnb. Emerson College sophomore Jack Worth told local media he rented his downtown Boston dorm three times in early January. The room was listed on th…
    - 2 days ago 3 Feb 16, 10:55pm -
  • Prank call leads to fast-food employees smashing windows
    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Tucson, Arizona, said pranksters convinced employees at a fast food restaurant to smash windows by pretending to be a fire-suppression company.
    - 2 days ago 3 Feb 16, 9:37pm -
  • Video of Pomeranian doing Chinese lion dance goes virtual with three million hits
    (Reuters) - Optimus, a two-year-old Pomeranian in Thailand, has become an Internet hit after his owner posted a video on Facebook of the tiny dog doing a traditional Chinese lion dance ahead of the  Lunar New Year. Since the dog's owner, Natthakrita…
    - 2 days ago 3 Feb 16, 8:32pm -
  • Cheesed off by banks? Try Parmesan bonds

    Cheesed off by banks? Try Parmesan bonds

    Fed up with their banks' reluctance to lend, an Italian dairy cooperative has raised six million euros by issuing bonds guaranteed by huge wheels of Parmesan cheese.
    - 2 days ago 3 Feb 16, 7:52pm -
  • Italian court clears groping boss because of immature sense of humor
    An Italian man accused of groping female colleagues is not guilty of sexual harassment because he was driven by an immature sense of humor rather than a desire for sexual gratification, a court in Sicily ruled. The ruling drew condemnation in a count…
    - 2 days ago 3 Feb 16, 4:22pm -
  • Dutch police use real eagles to counter drones

    Dutch police use real eagles to counter drones

    Dutch police are turning to a phalanx of winged predators to solve the problem of unauthorised drone flights in restricted areas such as airports and over crowds: eagles. Police officers, who are looking for the best way to intercept unauthorised dro…
    - 2 days ago 3 Feb 16, 4:00pm -
  • Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-Bop-Bop Arrested

    Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-Bop-Bop Arrested

    Beezow Doo-doo Zopittybop-bop-bop is accused of first-degree assault against police officers, along with malicious mischief and malicious harassment. Prosecutor Mark Thompson referred to the accused in court on Monday by his original name of Jeffrey…
    - 2 days ago 3 Feb 16, 2:43pm -
  • Flying solo: Chinese woman only passenger on New Year flight

    Flying solo: Chinese woman only passenger on New Year flight

    A Chinese woman heading home for the holidays had a commercial airline flight all to herself after gruelling delays winnowed down other passengers.
    - 2 days ago 3 Feb 16, 1:57pm -
  • UK court grants death certificate for notorious earl

    UK court grants death certificate for notorious earl

    LONDON (AP) — The only son of a British earl who has been missing since the family's nanny was killed in his home more than 40 years ago has been granted a death certificate for his father.
    - 2 days ago 3 Feb 16, 12:55pm -
  • Alleged phony priest arrested for pope-trip swindle
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who allegedly posed as a priest and officiated at Masses, funerals, confessions, and at least one marriage was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of selling thousands of dollars in phony tickets to see Pope Francis during last y…
    - 3 days ago 3 Feb 16, 3:17am -
  • Pennsylvania's Punxsutawney Phil 'predicts' early spring
    PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said the furry rodent failed to see his shadow at dawn Tuesday, meaning he "predicted" an early spring.
    - 3 days ago 3 Feb 16, 2:52am -
  • Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway

    Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway

    NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have mapped the genome of bedbugs in New York City, then traced fragments of the nefarious pests' DNA through the subway system.
    - 3 days ago 2 Feb 16, 11:44pm -
  • Roller derby advocates press for the right to hit in Maine

    Roller derby advocates press for the right to hit in Maine

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Young women named Hard Dash, Kill Any and Betty B. Tough are putting the squeeze on Maine lawmakers to make it easier for them to expand the sport of roller derby.
    - 3 days ago 2 Feb 16, 11:30pm -
  • Judge Bans People Wearing Pyjamas In Court

    Judge Bans People Wearing Pyjamas In Court

    A Pennsylvania judge has had enough of people wearing pyjamas to court and has put up a sign in the lobby banning the bedtime attire. District Judge Craig Long told WNEP he took action because more and more people were turning up for hearings at his…
    - 3 days ago 2 Feb 16, 10:45pm -
  • DC bill would pay people stipends not to commit crimes
    WASHINGTON (AP) — They say crime doesn't pay, but that might not be entirely true in the District of Columbia as lawmakers look for ways to discourage people from becoming repeat offenders.
    - 3 days ago 2 Feb 16, 7:50pm -
  • Polish town 'feels the Bern' as Sanders shines in US race

    Polish town 'feels the Bern' as Sanders shines in US race

    All eyes in the sleepy Polish town of Slopnice were fixed on the US presidential race Tuesday as Bernie Sanders, whose father was born there, was in a virtual tie with frontrunner Hillary Clinton for the Democratic party nomination.
    - 3 days ago 2 Feb 16, 5:15pm -
  • Italian cheese firm sells Parmesan-backed bond

    Italian cheese firm sells Parmesan-backed bond

    An Italian dairy cooperative has sold bonds backed by Parmesan cheese, the company said on Tuesday, a rare example of one of the country's plethora of small firms raising funding on capital markets. Three years of recession have choked bank lending a…
    - 3 days ago 2 Feb 16, 3:23pm -
  • Tokyo zoo stages 'zebra escape'

    Tokyo zoo stages 'zebra escape'

    A zebra escaped from its enclosure in a Japanese zoo on Tuesday, giving one keeper a heart attack and injuring another -- at least that was the scenario of a drill aimed at dealing with runaway animals.
    - 3 days ago 2 Feb 16, 2:12pm -

Encyclopaedia Britannica

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New York City Water Supply - 1941 Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Documentary - Ella7
New York City Water Supply - 1941 Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Documentary - Ella73TV Encyclopaedia Britannica educational documentary from the ...
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New York City Water Supply - 1941 Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Documentary - Ella7
New York City Water Supply - 1941 Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Documentary - Ella73TV Encyclopaedia Britannica educational documentary from the ...
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Mashable

  • newSnuggling with Uber puppies is a pretty tough job (said no one ever)

    Snuggling with Uber puppies is a pretty tough job (said no one ever)

    Mashable's transportation reporter Nick Jaynes tried out Uber puppies and weighs in on their cuteness. Investigative journalism is a tough job, especially when it involves unpredictable animals like puppies. But when duty calls, duty calls. Read more…
    - 20 mins ago 5 Feb 16, 9:32pm -
  • newHey hey, The Monkees announced a 50th anniversary album and tour

    Hey hey, The Monkees announced a 50th anniversary album and tour

    Here they come ... 50 years later.The Monkees — the greatest fake band ever assembled for a madcap TV show — will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the series this summer with a new album, titled Good Times!, and a lengthy North American tour ki…
    - 23 mins ago 5 Feb 16, 9:29pm -
  • new'Portal' player sandwiched by two portals enters psychedelic limbo

    'Portal' player sandwiched by two portals enters psychedelic limbo

    Prepare for things to get weird.Thanks to a program that allows Portal 2 players to create and play custom maps, Youtube user Crowbcat made himself quite the science experiment. What would happen if two portals mashed into you? If you answered, "…
    - 26 mins ago 5 Feb 16, 9:26pm -
  • newYou can eat a hot dog topped with real flakes of gold at Super Bowl 50

    You can eat a hot dog topped with real flakes of gold at Super Bowl 50

    Just when you thought a great stadium sausage was as good as it gets, here comes a wiener topped with actual golden flakes. SEE ALSO: 25 mouthwatering Super Bowl hacks and snacksThis sausage comes courtesy of Centerplate, the food service provid…
    - 42 mins ago 5 Feb 16, 9:10pm -
  • newFitbit's jazzy Super Bowl commercial shows you're a warrior every day

    Fitbit's jazzy Super Bowl commercial shows you're a warrior every day

    Fitbit is taking its stylish new Apple Watch competitor to the Super Bowl.The San Francisco-based fitness tracker company announced Friday that it will run a jazzy 30-second spot during the third quarter of the Big Game on Sunday. The commercial is…
    - 49 mins ago 5 Feb 16, 9:03pm -
  • newBritish Airways flight attendants win the right to wear pants

    British Airways flight attendants win the right to wear pants

    You'd be forgiven for thinking that, in the year 2016, female flight attendants working for British Airways are allowed to wear pants.But if you thought that before Friday, you'd be wrong.SEE ALSO: How much do flight attendants really make?Female…
    - 51 mins ago 5 Feb 16, 9:01pm -
  • newLauren Conrad is being sued for allegedly stealing pictures of surfing dogs

    Lauren Conrad is being sued for allegedly stealing pictures of surfing dogs

    The hills are alive with the sound of litigation. But if you're gonna go down for something, it might as well involve surfing dogsPhoto agency Incredible Features Inc. is suing The Hills star Lauren Conrad for using two very cool photos of dogs surf…
    - 53 mins ago 5 Feb 16, 8:59pm -
  • newOklahoma mayor agrees euthanizing dogs by gunshot was a 'mistake'

    Oklahoma mayor agrees euthanizing dogs by gunshot was a 'mistake'

    An Oklahoma animal shelter that faced backlash earlier this week for euthanizing stray dogs by shooting them has halted all killings for the time being, pending a review."We probably should have handled this with the vets involved, you know, instead…
    - 54 mins ago 5 Feb 16, 8:58pm -
  • newConstruction worker captures devastating NYC crane collapse on phone

    Construction worker captures devastating NYC crane collapse on phone

    One person is dead and three others are injured after a construction crane collapsed in Lower Manhattan near Wall Street on Feb. 5. Workers were lowering the crane amid 20 mile per hour winds as precaution when it came down. Glenn Zito, a constructio…
    - 1 hour ago 5 Feb 16, 8:51pm -
  • newI drove across town with Jim Harbaugh at the unholy crack of dawn

    I drove across town with Jim Harbaugh at the unholy crack of dawn

    SAN FRANCISCO — It's the Friday morning before Super Bowl 50, and the pre-dawn sky above San Francisco is still pitch black. Just beyond the northern tip of the Presidio, a former military base that's now a park and office space, you can barely dis…
    - 1 hour ago 5 Feb 16, 8:47pm -
  • newSkier whirls iPhone around, creating dizzying downhill footage

    Skier whirls iPhone around, creating dizzying downhill footage

    Hopefully that string holds.Youtube user Nicolas Vuignier created jaw-dropping 360 degree downhill footage by craftily rigging his iPhone 6 to a string and swinging it around as he takes to the slopes. Dubbing the creation a 'Centriphone', he ass…
    - 1 hour ago 5 Feb 16, 8:28pm -
  • newThe truth comes out: Millennials see themselves as narcissistic, too

    The truth comes out: Millennials see themselves as narcissistic, too

    Millennials, roughly defined as the generation born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s, often hear that they're the most narcissistic, entitled generation of all time. Now, a new study examines how these young adults feel about those labels.…
    - 2 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 8:22pm -
  • newUnicorn slippers light up as you walk, because life is beautiful

    Unicorn slippers light up as you walk, because life is beautiful

    There is nothing more magical than unicorns. There is nothing more comfortable than slippers.And now, two fantasies have combined to create the dream: light-up unicorn slippersSee also: Carol Burnett's slippers were the most important SAG red carpe…
    - 2 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 8:20pm -
  • newLego helps you fight some rebooted ghouls in a new 'Ghostbusters' collection

    Lego helps you fight some rebooted ghouls in a new 'Ghostbusters' collection

    Well, now you know who you gonna call for your next Lego setLego is cooking up a special playset to coincide with the Ghostbusters remake. The set includes figurines of every major character, including Jillian, Abby, Erin, Patty and even Kevin the S…
    - 2 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 8:19pm -
  • newBudweiser mocks your pretentious craft beer in second Super Bowl commercial

    Budweiser mocks your pretentious craft beer in second Super Bowl commercial

    Budweiser is trading its cute puppies for the tough-guy disdain for craft and imported beers that has become a hallmark of its advertising this Super Bowl.Now, instead of befriending puppies, the brand's signature Clydesdale horses — which the co…
    - 2 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 8:05pm -
  • newRetired officer gets to keep his K9 pal for only $1

    Retired officer gets to keep his K9 pal for only $1

    It's Friday, so we all need a story that reminds us that the world can be a kind, happy place sometimesRemember retiring Marietta, Ohio police officer Matthew Hickey and his K9 partner, Ajax? Hickey wanted to keep Ajax, but the city of Marietta said…
    - 2 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 8:05pm -
  • new'Friday Night Lights' cast will return to Panther Field for ATX TV Fest reunion

    'Friday Night Lights' cast will return to Panther Field for ATX TV Fest reunion

    Texas forever!The annual ATX Television Festival in Austin, Tex. will host a Friday Night Lights celebration this year, alongside several other television panels and reunionsSee also: A 'Friday Night Lights' musical is happening, will make hearts e…
    - 2 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 8:03pm -
  • newThese new Andy Warhol-inspired Converse sneakers glow in the dark

    These new Andy Warhol-inspired Converse sneakers glow in the dark

    Sneaker junkies and pop art aficionados, rejoice.Converse released a line this week that showcases some of Andy Warhol's most iconic prints, letting you wear your love of the 1950s art movement on your feet. It's the brand's third collaboration wit…
    - 2 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 8:02pm -
  • newMicrosoft may be running the biggest Turing test in history

    Microsoft may be running the biggest Turing test in history

    If you live in China and you've been on WeChat, there's a decent chance you've come across or at least heard of chatty teenager named Xiaoice.Xiaoice is a good listener who sometimes offers encouragement when you're feeling down. Like many 17-year-o…
    - 2 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 7:39pm -
  • newBaby stars may grow in violent fits and starts

    Baby stars may grow in violent fits and starts

    Young stars may grow through violent binges on raw cosmic material, a new study suggests.Scientists used a high-powered telescope on Earth to take a look at four different young stars shining brightly and possibly going through some gravitational g…
    - 2 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 7:33pm -
  • newYoung Thug shares 'I'm Up' mixtape: Stream it here

    Young Thug shares 'I'm Up' mixtape: Stream it here

    Atlanta hip-hop standout and agile vocal gymnast Young Thug shared a new mixtape on Friday, following Kanye West's lead by giving it a last-minute name change.The nine-track I'm Up was originally titled Slime Season 3, following up September's Sl…
    - 2 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 7:31pm -
  • newHop in the driver's seat of Arcimoto's 3-wheeled, eco-friendly urban vehicle

    Hop in the driver's seat of Arcimoto's 3-wheeled, eco-friendly urban vehicle

    When is an electric car not an electric car? When it's a three-wheeled motorcycleMashable's transportation reporter Nick Jaynes took the Arcimoto SRK electric motorcycle for a spin in Venice, California to see what the hype is all about. Read more...…
    - 3 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 7:01pm -
  • newTough new quiz tests your knowledge of British and Irish accents

    Tough new quiz tests your knowledge of British and Irish accents

    LONDON — People outside the UK might think we all sound like either the Queen or Danny Dyer, but there are well over 50 regional dialects across the country.From the Geordie twang of the Newcastle region to the inimitable Welsh accent via West Cou…
    - 3 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 6:58pm -
  • newRupert Grint has a bleak outlook on Ron and Hermione's relationship

    Rupert Grint has a bleak outlook on Ron and Hermione's relationship

    Rupert Grint is breaking our cold muggle hearts.At Universal's recent "Celebration of Harry Potter," Grint sat down with a few former cast-mates to discuss life after the franchise and their predictions for each character's future. But as Grint reve…
    - 3 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 6:56pm -
  • newTens of thousands of Syrians flee Aleppo as government offensive intensifies

    Tens of thousands of Syrians flee Aleppo as government offensive intensifies

    Backed by hundreds of Russian airstrikes, the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad and allied militias have almost completely encircled Aleppo in what humanitarian groups warn may lead to a major humanitarian crisis.The offensive, which began ear…
    - 3 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 6:51pm -
  • newChild writes that dream super power is murder, maybe needs a time-out

    Child writes that dream super power is murder, maybe needs a time-out

    Here, we have a child who is perhaps in need of light interventionWhen asked to imagine her dream superpower, sweet young Lola chose murder. Specifically murder that results in the deaths of many people.See also: Clever kid learns lesson and makes…
    - 3 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 6:47pm -
  • newBiz Please episode 4: Has Chipotle hit guac bottom after E. coli?

    Biz Please episode 4: Has Chipotle hit guac bottom after E. coli?

    Chipotle has received the O.K. from the Center for Disease Control following its e. coli outbreak. SEE ALSO: Biz Please episode 3: Facebook makes Twitter feel badBut is the damage already done? We bring in Mashable's real-time news editor and se…
    - 3 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 6:40pm -
  • newAncient museum mousetrap still works, trapping this unsuspecting critter

    Ancient museum mousetrap still works, trapping this unsuspecting critter

    Just because something is centuries-old, doesn't mean it doesn't work.At the Museum of Rural Life in Reading, England this week, staff received a strange email: a dead mouse had been found in one of the museum's mousetraps. Not one of their regular…
    - 3 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 6:30pm -
  • newBernie Sanders answers your prayers, will reportedly appear on 'SNL' hosted by Larry David

    Bernie Sanders answers your prayers, will reportedly appear on 'SNL' hosted by Larry David

    The comedy gods have been listeningBernie Sanders will reportedly make a cameo appearance on Saturday Night Live hosted by Larry David on Feb. 6, according to the Washington Post. A representative for SNL has not yet responded to Mashable's request…
    - 3 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 6:29pm -
  • new9 binge-worthy 4K TV shows to melt your brain this winter

    9 binge-worthy 4K TV shows to melt your brain this winter

    Say what you will about picturesque snowfall and joyous holiday celebrations, but the real fact of the matter is: Winter is terrible. And everyone knows itHowever, like any terrible thing, there are a few silver linings that make the frigid months m…
    - 3 hours ago 5 Feb 16, 6:23pm -

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  • Man's Fatal Rabies Mimicked Drug Side Effect
    When a man in Missouri contracted rabies, his symptoms mimicked those of a serious drug reaction, making it hard for doctors to figure out the real cause of his illness until it was too late. The case shows that “human rabies is a fatal disease, an…
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  • Oldest Draft of King James Bible Discovered, Historian Says
    The King James Bible, the most widely read book in the English language — from which phrases like “a man after his own heart” emerged — is as storied as it is elusive. Now, a historian claims to have found the oldest known draft of the Chri…
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  • Kerry: Climate change, food security key to global stability
    MILAN, Italy (AP) — The stability of the world is directly linked to climate change and its impact on food security for billions of people, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday. Go to Source
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  • Sea in distress – bringing sustainability to EU fisheries
    Our fragile marine ecosystems are under threat. Sustainable use of resources is key to redressing the balance. Enter a network of EU-funding research agencies who have already offered a glimpse of the future of fisheries and aquaculture research. Go…
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New Scientist

NewScientist Video Installation in London (10/2008)

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New Scientist video round-up - October 24, 2008
Find out how a Playmobil boat in a tank explains the 'dead water' effect, see a newly-discovered coral reef and bisexual beetles.
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New Scientist video round-up - October 17, 2008
Find out how squid use ink to communicate, the secrets of worm grunting and why a new pill turns into a sponge when it's swallowed.
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New Scientist video round-up - October 10, 2008
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/ Carbon material gives more grip than gecko feet. Deepest-living fishes caught on camera for the first time.
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New Scientist video round-up - October 03, 2008
See a fruit fly undergo a driving simulation, a car powered entirely by steam, and find out what makes birds sing faster.
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    ABC NewsSatellite Images Show More North Korea Preps for Rocket LaunchABC NewsThe presidents of the U.S. and China agreed Friday that a planned rocket launch by North Korea would violate U.N. sanctions, the White House said, amid signs the isolated n…
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    USA TODAY1 dead, 3 injured in massive crane collapse in NYCUSA TODAYNEW YORK — A pedestrian was killed and three people were injured Friday when a huge construction crane collapsed in lower Manhattan as workers were trying to lower and secure it ag…
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BBC News

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    The US economy added 151,000 jobs in January, helping to push the country's unemployment rate down to 4.9%, official figures show.
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    A Muslim women's group writes to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn claiming some women have been stopped from becoming councillors by Muslim men in their local party.
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This Day in History

  • October 17, 1931: Capone goes to prison
    On this day in 1931, gangster Al Capone is sentenced to 11 years in prison for tax evasion and fined $80,000, signaling the downfall of one of the most notorious criminals of the 1920s and 1930s. Alphonse Gabriel Capone was born in Brooklyn, New York…
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  • News story: Culture Secretary reappoints Trustee of National Museums Liverpool
    Laura Carstensen has been reappointed as Trustee of National Museums Liverpool, for 4 years from 17 October 2015 to 16 October 2019. Laura Carstensen has held leadership roles in the City, in public service and in business in a career spanning more t…
    - 16 Oct 15, 2:00pm -
  • News story: £35 million Rembrandt painting at risk of leaving the UK
    One of Rembrandt’s greatest late portraits is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £35 million. In order to provide a last chance to save it for the nation, Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has p…
    - 16 Oct 15, 9:00am -
  • October 16, 1934: The Long March
    The embattled Chinese Communists break through Nationalist enemy lines and begin an epic flight from their encircled headquarters in southwest China. Known as Ch’ang Cheng—the “Long March”—the retreat lasted 368 days and covered 6,000 miles…
    - 16 Oct 15, 5:01am -
  • Statistics: Ad-hoc statistical analysis 2015: quarter 3 – Taking Part museum attendence
    This release is being published to understand demographic information regarding museum attendance in London. Go to Source
    - 15 Oct 15, 3:00pm -
  • Speech: Arts Council England’s ‘cultural education challenge’
    Firstly, can I say thank you for allowing me to contribute to this discussion and to the launch of the cultural education challenge. Nobody here needs reminding that Britain is a world leader in culture and the arts. The new book by the historian Dom…
    - 15 Oct 15, 9:00am -
  • October 15, 1917: Mata Hari executed
    Mata Hari, the archetype of the seductive female spy, is executed for espionage by a French firing squad at Vincennes outside of Paris. She first came to Paris in 1905 and found fame as a performer of exotic Asian-inspired dances. She soon began tour…
    - 15 Oct 15, 5:00am -
  • Statistics: Wellbeing in Northern Ireland: October 2015
    This report is an update of a previous publication reporting Northern Ireland data for indicators in the ONS Measuring National Wellbeing Wheel of Measures, which consists of 41 indicators in 10 domains. It includes headline indicators in areas such…
    - 14 Oct 15, 9:00am -
  • October 14, 1947: Yeager breaks sound barrier
    U.S. Air Force Captain Chuck Yeager becomes the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound. Yeager, born in Myra, West Virginia, in 1923, was a combat fighter during World War II and flew 64 missions over Europe. He shot down 13 German planes…
    - 14 Oct 15, 4:02am -
  • Press release: Magna Carta comes to China
    To mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, an original edition from Hereford Cathedral has embarked on an ambitious world tour, and is set to arrive for the first time in history in China from Tuesday 13 October for two weeks of exhibitions and sp…
    - 13 Oct 15, 11:01am -

BBC Worldwide

How Does The Foot Work? - Hands & Feet - BBC
Contains graphic images of medical dissection. Looking at more layers inside the foot we get a first hand look at how the foot actually works. Taken from Hands ...
- 17 Oct 15, 9:00am -
Dissecting A Human Foot - Hands & Feet - BBC
Contains graphic images of medical dissection. The team dissect a real foot, taking it apart layer by layer to reveal what it's made up of. Taken from Hands & Feet ...
- 15 Oct 15, 9:44am -
Which Finger Could You Do Without? - Hands & Feet - BBC
Contains graphic images of medical dissection. Dr George McGavin continues his look at a dissected hand, posed with the question, which finger could you do ...
- 10 Oct 15, 9:00am -
Dissecting A Hand - Hands & Feet - BBC
Contains graphic images. Hand surgeon, Donald Sammut, demonstrates to Dr George McGavin, what the inner workings of the hand look like. Taken from ...
- 8 Oct 15, 4:33pm -

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    Hi-def images from above capture before and after Super Bowl weekSFGateFor anyone trying to get from the Ferry Building to Embarcadero BART, it can feel like the temporary advertising instillations attractions of Super Bowl week have completely resha…
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    The Week UKSamsung Galaxy S7 leak: launch date and picturesThe Week UKThe event, in three weeks' time, will almost certainly see Samsung set a release date for its newest smartphone. According to 9 to 5 Google, Samsung will launch in the US on 11 Mar…
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  • Science Pics of the Week: Pluto is bluer than we thought - The Weather Network
    The Weather NetworkScience Pics of the Week: Pluto is bluer than we thoughtThe Weather NetworkFriday, January 29, 2016, 1:02 PM - Pluto may be blue in these images, but they're making scientists on Earth very happy. The Hubble Space Telescope spies a…
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  • Images of the week: Jan 25-28 - World Soccer
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