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  • newNot so incy wincy: spider kills snake in Outback duel

    Not so incy wincy: spider kills snake in Outback duel

    A plucky little spider has once again proved that size doesn't matter by taking on -- and beating -- a much larger venomous snake, in a very Australian telling of the story of David and Goliath.
    - 1 hour ago 12 Feb 16, 10:29am -
  • newMissing Man Remembers Who He Is 30 Years On

    Missing Man Remembers Who He Is 30 Years On

    A Canadian man who disappeared 30 years ago has suddenly remembered who he is - and by doing so has solved his own missing person case. Edgar Latulip was 21 when he went missing - but was described as having a mental age of 12. He vanished without hi…
    - 2 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 10:23am -
  • newArt Fans Book Up 'Van Gogh Bedroom' On Airbnb

    Art Fans Book Up 'Van Gogh Bedroom' On Airbnb

    Art lovers are flocking to spend a night in a replica of Vincent Van Gogh's bedroom that is up for rental on Airbnb for just $10. The Art Institute of Chicago has decorated a one-bedroom apartment to look like Van Gogh's painting of his bedroom in Ar…
    - 15 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 8:49pm -
  • newSea lion found starving in San Diego restaurant on the mend
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Veterinarians say a starving sea lion rescued last week after finding its way into a fancy San Diego restaurant is on the mend.
    - 22 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 2:23pm -
  • newBoston program allows smokers to vote with their butts
    BOSTON (AP) — The city of Boston is trying to rid the streets of unsightly cigarette butts by placing special receptacles in high traffic areas that will allow smokers to vote on a simple question.
    - 22 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 1:44pm -
  • Cambodian government warns students of Valentine's Day perils

    Cambodian government warns students of Valentine's Day perils

    Cambodia's government has hit out at Valentine's Day, warning students against losing the "dignity of themselves and their families" in a note sent to schools across the country.
    - 1 day ago 11 Feb 16, 9:37am -
  • Thai Mad Men tugging on heartstrings with 'sadverts'

    Thai Mad Men tugging on heartstrings with 'sadverts'

    Feverishly jotting down ideas in a funky glass-panelled conference room, Thailand's "Mad Men" are doing what they do best -- creating tearjerker adverts that leave viewers scrambling for the tissue box.
    - 1 day ago 11 Feb 16, 7:31am -
  • Thousands of thumbtacks found in California dog park
    HERCULES, Calif. (AP) — Police say they have stepped up patrols and are considering putting cameras to try to catch whoever is spreading thousands of thumbtacks across a Northern California dog park.
    - 1 day ago 11 Feb 16, 4:08am -
  • Man waves gun behind TV reporter during live broadcast
    NEW YORK (AP) — Police say they're investigating after a man appeared to wave a handgun behind a television news reporter during a live broadcast in New York City.
    - 2 days ago 10 Feb 16, 11:01pm -
  • Mayor shows love to skateboarders, lifts ban in Love Park

    Mayor shows love to skateboarders, lifts ban in Love Park

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Skateboarders in Philadelphia are feeling the love from Love Park now that the mayor has temporarily lifted a ban on skating there until it closes for renovations.
    - 2 days ago 10 Feb 16, 9:37pm -
  • Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho

    Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Thousands of snowballs rolled in a flat central Idaho field look like the work of hundreds of ambitious kids — except there are no human tracks.
    - 2 days ago 10 Feb 16, 8:50pm -
  • French dancer fined for selfie with snoozing far-right Le Pen

    French dancer fined for selfie with snoozing far-right Le Pen

    French dancer Brahim Zaibat, a former lover of Madonna, was fined one euro by a Paris court Wednesday for sneaking a selfie with far-right patriarch Jean-Marie Le Pen as he snoozed on an airplane.
    - 2 days ago 10 Feb 16, 8:27pm -
  • Charges dropped against woman who nursed baby squirrels
    HOWELL, N.J. (AP) — Charges against a New Jersey woman who nursed two abandoned baby squirrels back to health have been dropped on a technicality.
    - 2 days ago 10 Feb 16, 6:23pm -
  • Grin and bear it: NHL players say losing teeth part of game

    Grin and bear it: NHL players say losing teeth part of game

    When Brent Burns packs his bags for road trips, the San Jose Sharks defenseman often leaves something behind: his cosmetic teeth.
    - 2 days ago 10 Feb 16, 3:28pm -
  • Cops: Arrested NY man admits role in nearly 100 theft cases
    AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 24-year-old central New York man who admitted to being involved in about 100 thefts has been arrested again after robbing a woman.
    - 2 days ago 10 Feb 16, 2:24pm -
  • Wartime Sweethearts Reunite After 72 Years

    Wartime Sweethearts Reunite After 72 Years

    Norwood Thomas was a 21-year-old paratrooper when he met 17-year-old British girl Joyce Morris in London just before D-Day. After the war ended he returned to his native America but the pair wrote letters to each other, Mr Thomas even asking his belo…
    - 2 days ago 10 Feb 16, 1:19pm -
  • Wild elephant rampage in Indian village caught on video

    Wild elephant rampage in Indian village caught on video

    (Reuters) - A wild elephant went on a rampage in a village in India's eastern West Bengal state on Wednesday, damaging around 100 structures, villagers said. The elephant strayed into the village early in the morning and woke up villagers with its ro…
    - 2 days ago 10 Feb 16, 11:12am -
  • Finland's 'Soldiers of Odin' face off against huggy ladies

    Finland's 'Soldiers of Odin' face off against huggy ladies

    Fierce-looking squads calling themselves the Soldiers of Odin have been patrolling Finnish streets in recent months claiming to protect locals from asylum seekers, but lately they've been challenged by an unexpected crew: smiling women serving up hug…
    - 2 days ago 10 Feb 16, 3:51am -
  • Couple accused of sex act on Vegas Strip observation wheel
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Houston man and a New York woman are facing felony charges after authorities say they were recorded having sex in public during a 30-minute ride in a glass-enclosed cabin on a Ferris wheel 550 feet above the Las Vegas Strip.
    - 2 days ago 10 Feb 16, 12:30am -
  • Fries with that? Man accused of tossing gator at drive-thru

    Fries with that? Man accused of tossing gator at drive-thru

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Alligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say, a deadly weapon.
    - 2 days ago 10 Feb 16, 12:25am -
  • Goat Arrested For Grazing In Judge's Garden

    Goat Arrested For Grazing In Judge's Garden

    The animal, called Babli, and its owner Abdul Hassan were taken into custody in Chhattisgarh state after the judge, who is a neighbour, filed a complaint to police. Mr Hassan has been charged with damaging and destroying other's property and trespass…
    - 3 days ago 9 Feb 16, 9:39pm -
  • Twin sisters in New Jersey give birth to girls minutes apart
    VOORHEES, N.J. (AP) — Twin sisters in New Jersey have given birth to girls just minutes apart at the same hospital.
    - 3 days ago 9 Feb 16, 6:16pm -
  • Utah Red Cross to honor veterans home therapy kangaroo
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Red Cross plans to honor a year-old red kangaroo that works as a therapy animal at a Salt Lake City veterans home.
    - 3 days ago 9 Feb 16, 5:37pm -
  • Police: Woman wanted duo to rob restaurant where she worked
    WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Police say a woman tried to get a couple to rob the Pennsylvania fast-food restaurant where she worked.
    - 3 days ago 9 Feb 16, 2:18pm -
  • India police arrest goat for grazing in garden

    India police arrest goat for grazing in garden

    Police in central India arrested a goat and its owner for repeatedly damaging a senior bureaucrat's garden, a local official said Tuesday.
    - 3 days ago 9 Feb 16, 1:27pm -
  • Dumpling Emoji Delivery After Online Campaign

    Dumpling Emoji Delivery After Online Campaign

    But the Dumpling Emoji Project has a bigger goal: to have a seat at the table when future emoji decisions are made. There are just 11 full voting Unicode consortium members who each pay $18,000 a year for the privilege of approving new emoji ideas.
    - 3 days ago 9 Feb 16, 1:20pm -
  • Man Threw Alligator Into Wendy's Drive-Through

    Man Threw Alligator Into Wendy's Drive-Through

    A Florida man has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after he threw a live alligator through the drive-through window of a Wendy's restaurant. Joshua James, 23, pulled up to place an order at the restaurant in Loxahatchee and a…
    - 3 days ago 9 Feb 16, 12:35pm -
  • Lock of Lennon's hair expected to fetch $10K at auction

    Lock of Lennon's hair expected to fetch $10K at auction

    DALLAS (AP) — A lock of hair snipped from the head of John Lennon as the Beatle prepared for a film role is expected to sell for $10,000 at a Dallas auction later this month.
    - 3 days ago 9 Feb 16, 12:10pm -
  • Wisconsin couple, too drunk to drive, give keys to 9-year-old: court

    Wisconsin couple, too drunk to drive, give keys to 9-year-old: court

    By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A Wisconsin couple allowed their 9-year-old daughter to drive them and their 11-month-old baby because they were too drunk to do so themselves, according to Polk County Circuit Court records. Jason Roth, 36, a…
    - 4 days ago 8 Feb 16, 6:48pm -
  • Man accused of stealing police badges while being questioned
    IRWIN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man stole several police badges while he was being held for questioning in a domestic dispute.
    - 4 days ago 8 Feb 16, 3:12pm -
  • Leopard found in school grounds in India
    A leopard was seen strolling on the grounds of a school in India's southern Karnataka state on Sunday, with closed-circuit television footage showing video of the animal on the premises. Police and forest officials began an operation to capture the f…
    - 4 days ago 8 Feb 16, 1:18pm -
  • Young Orangutans Get Wheeled To Forest School

    Young Orangutans Get Wheeled To Forest School

    Young orangutans in Indonesia are attending forest school to teach them skills like foraging and nest-making in the hope they can be reintroduced to the wild. Video shot by International Animal Rescue shows them being taken to class every morning in…
    - 4 days ago 8 Feb 16, 10:41am -
  • Caught On Camera: Leopard Strolls Into School
    A leopard has been captured on CCTV prowling through a school in Karnataka, India.
    - 4 days ago 8 Feb 16, 6:10am -
  • Eagles V Drones: Police Mull New Flying Squad

    Eagles V Drones: Police Mull New Flying Squad

    The Metropolitan Police could one day use eagles to take out drones operated by criminals. According to The Times, the force’s commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe is considering the crime fighting tactic already used by officers in Holland. Dutch p…
    - 4 days ago 8 Feb 16, 5:44am -
  • Mentally ill man who killed wife won't get her pension
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A man who was found not guilty of his wife's death by reason of mental insanity will not get her pension under a judge's ruling.
    - 5 days ago 7 Feb 16, 8:30am -
  • Cars parked on thin ice get icy bath in Wisconsin
    The drivers of 15 vehicles parked on ice at Geneva Lake in the Wisconsin for a so-called Winterfest celebration on Saturday, but their festivities were interrupted when the ice broke, police said. Five of the vehicles that fell into the water were sa…
    - 5 days ago 7 Feb 16, 4:21am -
  • Brazil mayor imposes breathalyzer tests for sober town hall meetings

    Brazil mayor imposes breathalyzer tests for sober town hall meetings

    Town hall meetings at a village in Brazil turned into drunken brawls so often that the mayor has resorted to breathalyzer tests before the councillors can take their seats.
    - 6 days ago 6 Feb 16, 4:03pm -
  • Branded for Bernie: Dozens get inked with free Sanders tat
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Fans of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders are wearing their support for him on their sleeves — and on their rib cages, calves, necks and backs.
    - 6 days ago 6 Feb 16, 3:38pm -
  • Family Rescued After Sinkhole Swallows Car

    Family Rescued After Sinkhole Swallows Car

    A sinkhole has swallowed a car with an entire family inside.
    - 6 days ago 6 Feb 16, 2:54pm -
  • In February, Chicago goes crazy for 'paczki' as donuts go gourmet

    In February, Chicago goes crazy for 'paczki' as donuts go gourmet

    By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicagoans this month are less obsessed with badmouthing Mayor Rahm Emanuel or worries about their sports teams, and more focused on finding the perfect “paczki,” a rich, Polish, donut-type dessert that's ta…
    - 6 days ago 6 Feb 16, 11:18am -

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  • newThis budget airline put on an intense Valentine's flight for passengers

    This budget airline put on an intense Valentine's flight for passengers

    Thanks to Singaporean budget airline Scoot, passengers onboard a Melbourne flight bound for Singapore got a chance to experience love up in the air just days before Valentine's Day.See also: This beautiful commercial shows people finding love and ac…
    - 3 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 8:44am -
  • newSouth Korea cuts off power and water to jointly run factory park with the North

    South Korea cuts off power and water to jointly run factory park with the North

    PAJU, South Korea — South Korea has cut off power and water supplies to a factory park in North Korea, officials said Friday, a day after the North deported all South Korean workers there and ordered a military takeover of the complex that had been…
    - 3 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 8:33am -
  • newData transmission rates are hitting ludicrous speeds in the lab

    Data transmission rates are hitting ludicrous speeds in the lab

    Imagine a world without buffering, a world where downloading HD movies takes less than one second, a world where your favorite web pages load before you even take your finger off the enter button. Don’t fret, we’re getting closer.Researchers at…
    - 3 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 8:29am -
  • newThese ads are asking Delhi residents to celebrate Valentine's Day as parents' day

    These ads are asking Delhi residents to celebrate Valentine's Day as parents' day

    This week, commuters travelling on Delhi Metro have been greeted by anti-Valentine's Day posters asking them to observe Matri-Pitri Pujan Diwas (Parents Worship Day) on Feb. 14, instead of celebrating love.See also: 10 scorching Bollywood sequences…
    - 4 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 8:23am -
  • new37 baby cribs were placed on Bondi Beach in powerful message in support of asylum seekers

    37 baby cribs were placed on Bondi Beach in powerful message in support of asylum seekers

    Image: Frank GazzollaA campaign to stop asylum seekers in Australia from being sent to offshore detention has found its way onto one of the country's most famous beaches.Thirty-seven cribs were laid out on Bondi Beach on Friday morning, part of a p…
    - 4 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 7:51am -
  • newMisty Copeland uses high fashion to flawlessly re-create Degas' ballerinas

    Misty Copeland uses high fashion to flawlessly re-create Degas' ballerinas

    Misty Copeland has been hailed as a thoroughly modern ballerina, but as her re-creations of Edgar Degas' iconic dancers show, she knows how to nail the classic look, tooDressed in Oscar de la Renta, Alexander McQueen and other pretty pastel coutu…
    - 4 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 7:34am -
  • newMercedes' Sprinter Extreme van could be straight out of 'Jurassic Park'

    Mercedes' Sprinter Extreme van could be straight out of 'Jurassic Park'

    Well, that's slightly out of character. Mercedes-Benz's truck line, Sprinter, just revealed a new concept van at the Chicago Auto Show that looks more fitting in Jurassic Park than it does in a utility van showroom.See also: BMW's big-bodied 760i xD…
    - 5 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 7:26am -
  • newGuilt watch reality TV on repeat with NBCUniversal's new video service

    Guilt watch reality TV on repeat with NBCUniversal's new video service

    Finally the television gods are shining down on Australia.If you enjoy a sneaky binge of Made in Chelsea, hate-watching Kim Kardashian and freaking out over the houses in Million Dollar Listings, then we have news for youNBCUniversal is heading Dow…
    - 5 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 7:06am -
  • newNo, Taylor Swift did not approve of Kanye West's 'misogynistic message'

    No, Taylor Swift did not approve of Kanye West's 'misogynistic message'

    Taylor Swift isn't laughing, apparently.Despite a report in TMZ, it seems Taylor Swift was not okay with Kanye West's less-than-complimentary lyrics about her in his new track "Famous."Hours after Kanye premiered his new album The Life of Pablo on…
    - 5 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 6:56am -
  • newFormer prime minister: A 'low, steady hum of racism' permeates Australia

    Former prime minister: A 'low, steady hum of racism' permeates Australia

    Love him or hate him, former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has long demonstrated a sincere frankness when it comes to racism and Indigenous issues in his home country.Rudd returned to Sydney — he now resides in New York as President of the…
    - 6 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 6:00am -
  • newBernie gets grumpy during Democratic debate

    Bernie gets grumpy during Democratic debate

    WASHINGTON — Bernie got grumpy and Hillary got detailed in a policy-focused PBS debate that played to her strengths and exposed some of his big weaknesses.Here's what you missed if you didn't catch Thursday's Democratic debate.Everyone loves Obam…
    - 7 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 5:14am -
  • new'The Life of Pablo': Here's what everyone thinks of Kanye West's latest album

    'The Life of Pablo': Here's what everyone thinks of Kanye West's latest album

    The Life of Pablo is only a few hours old, but everyone already has an opinion about Kanye West's latest opusThe rapper debuted his seventh studio album at Madison Square Garden during his Yeezy Season 3 fashion show. And — it's really good, thoug…
    - 7 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 5:03am -
  • newSanders and Clinton fight over who loves Obama more

    Sanders and Clinton fight over who loves Obama more

    WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders played tug-of-war over President Obama's heart at Thursday's Democratic debate, with each arguing the other has been more disrespectful to the president.Clinton lit into Sanders for his Thursday comm…
    - 8 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 4:26am -
  • newMario Woods died of at least 20 gunshot wounds, autopsy shows

    Mario Woods died of at least 20 gunshot wounds, autopsy shows

    Mario Woods, the San Francisco man whose fatal shooting by police was recorded in a harrowing video posted to social media in December, suffered at least 20 gunshot wounds and had a combination of drugs in his system at the time of his death, autopsy…
    - 8 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 4:08am -
  • newHere's what people in every state are ordering for Valentine's Day

    Here's what people in every state are ordering for Valentine's Day

    Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and anxious lovers everywhere are busy googling for gift ideas.But every person is unique, and everyone wants something different. Over at Estately, a national real estate blog, analysts measured what each…
    - 8 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 3:35am -
  • new15 ways 'Grey's Anatomy' fans coped with the harrowing new episode

    15 ways 'Grey's Anatomy' fans coped with the harrowing new episode

    Warning: This post contains spoilers!In case you hadn't gotten the memo: The new episode of Grey's Anatomy was excruciatingGoing into the episode — the show's first of 2016 — we knew that Meredith was going to be attacked by a patient. What we…
    - 8 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 3:34am -
  • new'I love you like Kanye loves Kanye': Inside Yeezy's monumental album premiere

    'I love you like Kanye loves Kanye': Inside Yeezy's monumental album premiere

    Kylie was here. I was here. You were here. Kanye sure as hell was here. Yeezy Season is a global phenomenonKanye West debuted his aggressively hyped album, The Life of Pablo, as well as his collection for Yeezy Season 3 at Madison Square Garden Thur…
    - 9 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 3:25am -
  • newLife-size BB-8 toy might be coming to make your Star Wars dreams come true

    Life-size BB-8 toy might be coming to make your Star Wars dreams come true

    After raking in nearly $2 billion, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is easily one of the biggest and most successful movies of all time. It's biggest star? Well that depends on who you ask. Daisy Ridley is a first choice for many people. So is John Boyeg…
    - 9 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 3:24am -
  • new9-year-old Iron Boy saves the day in Sydney, steals every heart

    9-year-old Iron Boy saves the day in Sydney, steals every heart

    Meet your new favorite superhero: Iron Boy. The New South Wales Police and Make-A-Wish Foundation teamed up to help Domenic, who is battling cystic fibrosis, live out his dream of being a superhero on Thursday. “Let’s get down to business,” he…
    - 9 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 3:10am -
  • newGawk at these super gorgeous Instagram shots of Australia

    Gawk at these super gorgeous Instagram shots of Australia

    Australia is a photogenic place, and these popular Instagram pics are certainly a testament to that.These are nine of the most popular photos on the @australia Instagram account, run by Tourism Australia. It's a collection of the best Aussie pics ph…
    - 9 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 3:10am -
  • newMad Magazine takes on 'The Force Awakens'

    Mad Magazine takes on 'The Force Awakens'

    Leave it to the usual gang of idiots at Mad Magazine to bring out its first proper Star Wars: the Force Awakens parody in its latest issue Friday — nearly two months after the record-breaking movie first hit cineplexes.But what Mad loses in timeli…
    - 9 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 3:07am -
  • newAlby, the tiny albino turtle, is an extremely rare find

    Alby, the tiny albino turtle, is an extremely rare find

    An albino turtle, nicknamed Alby, was spotted shortly after hatching on Queensland’s Castaways Beach on Feb. 7, several days after his 121 siblings had hatched and vacated the nest. The Coolum District Coast Care Group said on Facebook that Alby wa…
    - 9 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 2:32am -
  • newKanye West's models: A fuller spectrum of 'black beauty'

    Kanye West's models: A fuller spectrum of 'black beauty'

    NEW YORK — Kanye West's Yeezy Season 3 show on Thursday had all the twists and turns of a perfect stage show. There was the superb music blasting from his upcoming seventh album, The Life of Pablo, the production was outer worldly, and the clothes…
    - 10 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 2:23am -
  • newThe mysterious hierarchy of Yeezy Season 3: What did it mean?

    The mysterious hierarchy of Yeezy Season 3: What did it mean?

    Kanye West's fashion shows traditionally serve as platforms to promote equality on the catwalk. Both Yeezy Seasons 1 and 2 sent models from across of the spectrum of skin tones down the runway. Yeezy Season 3, which also served as the debut of…
    - 10 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 2:19am -
  • newDiplomats agree to 'nationwide cessation of hostilities' in Syria

    Diplomats agree to 'nationwide cessation of hostilities' in Syria

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has reported that diplomats meeting in Munich as part of the International Syria Support Group have agreed to work with Syrian parties to implement a "nationwide cessation of hostilities." Kerry said early Friday t…
    - 11 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 1:26am -

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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…
    - 17 Oct 15, 1:10pm -
  • 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
    - 17 Oct 15, 12:10pm -
  • 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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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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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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New Scientist video round-up - September 26, 2008
Find out about a robotic dragonfly that could soon be sent to space, wasps that recognise recent acquaintances and a study that shows that babies may be less ...
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  • newEU probes cheap Chinese steel imports
    The European Commission is opening three investigations into steel products made in China as cheap imports hammer the UK steel industry.
    - 58 mins ago 12 Feb 16, 11:00am -
  • newFrom Olympic athlete to escort
    One-time US athlete Suzy Favor Hamilton on how her mental health battle led her from the Olympics to life as an escort.
    - 1 hour ago 12 Feb 16, 10:52am -
  • new'Lack of interest' in rail franchises
    Taxpayers could end up out of pocket because not enough companies want to bid to run rail franchises in England and Wales, a group of MPs warn.
    - 1 hour ago 12 Feb 16, 10:31am -
  • newVIDEO: 'Brainwave orchestra' in first performance
    Four members of a Paramusical Ensemble, who are unable to talk or move, are using ground-breaking technology to create music with the power of their minds.
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  • newPM to make EU reform case in Germany
    David Cameron is to make his final speech on EU reform before a crunch summit, as he faces fresh criticism from grassroots Tories.
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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…
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  • 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
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  • October 14, 1947: Yeager breaks sound barrier
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  • Press release: Magna Carta comes to China
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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 ...
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Which Finger Could You Do Without? - Hands & Feet - BBC
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