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  • newFasnacht: A West Virginia town's spooky answer to Mardi Gras

    Fasnacht: A West Virginia town's spooky answer to Mardi Gras

    Helvetia lured us up and around switchbacks, through coal mining campuses and trailer parks.Traveling with photographer Pat Jarrett and his wife Carmel, we headed toward a small community of 59 people nestled in a high mountain valley of West Virgini…
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  • newSanders on 'Bernie Bros': We don't want that crap

    Sanders on 'Bernie Bros': We don't want that crap

    MANCHESTER, N.H. — Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday addressed the phenomenon of the Bernie Bros, denouncing the sexist behavior the group employs on social media."We don't want that crap, and we will do everything we can and I think we have tried," S…
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  • new'The Revenant' Directors Guild win throws Oscar into kooky 5-way race

    'The Revenant' Directors Guild win throws Oscar into kooky 5-way race

    LOS ANGELES — The Oscars race normally narrows to a binary bore this time of year. But this is 2016, and Academy Awards just widened — again.Alejandro González Iñárritu took top honors Saturday night at the Directors Guild Awards for The Reve…
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  • newNorth Korea thumps its chest over rocket launch

    North Korea thumps its chest over rocket launch

    SEOUL, South Korea — For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-range rocket launch Sunday carved a glorious trail of "fascinating vapor" through the clear blue sky. For South Korea's president, and other world leaders, it was a banned test of…
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  • new'SNL' put an 'X-Files' twist on innocent Super Bowl ad and pizza rolls will never be the same

    'SNL' put an 'X-Files' twist on innocent Super Bowl ad and pizza rolls will never be the same

    You'll never look at your Totino's pizza rolls the same ever again after watching this SNL sketchIn the fake ad, Vanessa Bayer once again plays Woman Making Pizza Rolls, but things take a turn when she realizes her husband's viewing party is a li…
    - 3 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 2:16pm -
  • newDick Nixon on the Democrats: Hillary's weak and Bernie's clueless

    Dick Nixon on the Democrats: Hillary's weak and Bernie's clueless

    Mrs. Clinton can’t hit off a tee.There’s no doubt now. They put the ball waist-high for her. She chose a big bat, choked up on the handle, took some practice swings, and called her shot.And she missed. She missed in Iowa. Again. I don’t mean a…
    - 3 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 2:07pm -
  • newImpress your Valentine with a heart-shaped flower box

    Impress your Valentine with a heart-shaped flower box

    Image: MashableIt's not Valentine's Day without flowers.Bouquets and wreaths are always sweet, but this year you might want to give your Valentine (or Galentine) something a little extra special.See also: Glam up your garden with copper leaf plant…
    - 4 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 1:00pm -
  • newSuperb Owl 50 is sure to be the biggest hoot yet

    Superb Owl 50 is sure to be the biggest hoot yet

    In 2016, we mark the 50th anniversary of Superb Owl Sunday, which can only mean the celebration will be larger than ever.On this special day of the year, the world puts aside all differences to give these majestic, fluffy, head bobbing birds the rec…
    - 5 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 12:02pm -
  • newSuper Bowl advertisers try to build suspense

    Super Bowl advertisers try to build suspense

    When commercials air on Super Bowl Sunday, most advertisers will see months of hard work and millions of dollars flash before them in a span of just about 30 seconds.If viewers seem to like what they saw, their reward could be a spike in sales and b…
    - 6 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 11:30am -
  • newSuper Bowl commercials are finally showing strong women and it's about time

    Super Bowl commercials are finally showing strong women and it's about time

    Will this be the year that Super Bowl ads finally get women right?The usual trope of unknown women in tiny bikinis has been scrapped in favor of powerful women like grand dame Helen Mirren, tennis superstar Serena Williams, soccer player Abby Wamba…
    - 6 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 11:15am -
  • newJust outside the circus tent: An acrobatic photo series from 1910

    Just outside the circus tent: An acrobatic photo series from 1910

    c. 1910Performers with Buff Bill's Circus.Image: Cooper Photographic Collection/Public Record Office of Northern IrelandIn the early decades of the 20th century, traveling circuses were a thrilling and welcome sight in the small town of Strabane, Nor…
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  • newThe Worst Super Bowl ads of all time will make you cringe

    The Worst Super Bowl ads of all time will make you cringe

    Imagine launching a commercial that simply doesn’t sit right with the buying public. Consumers boo and hiss, calling the ad hateful or sexist or lame. The jokes don’t land and the complaints pour in to advertisers that mistakenly believed they h…
    - 6 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 11:00am -
  • newTaiwan investigates building toppled in quake after oil cans spotted in its pillars

    Taiwan investigates building toppled in quake after oil cans spotted in its pillars

    Questions about the structural integrity of a toppled 17-storey building have been raised, after it crumbled in a 6.4-magnitude earthquake Saturday morning in southern Taiwan that is known to have killed 18 people and injured 484 so far.Images have…
    - 10 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 7:50am -
  • newParked cars get swallowed by ice at Wisconsin Winterfest

    Parked cars get swallowed by ice at Wisconsin Winterfest

    In Wisconsin, parking on a sheet of pure ice is apparently pretty normal.That midwestern habit may have to change: Up to 15 cars tumbled into Lake Geneva Saturday after the ice they were parked on gave way, WDJT Milwaukee reported. Luckily, no one w…
    - 10 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 7:22am -
  • newDerek Zoolander and Hansel crash Weekend Update to bash political fashion

    Derek Zoolander and Hansel crash Weekend Update to bash political fashion

    Weekend Update just got the political fashion correspondents we've always wanted — Derek Zoolander and HanselBen Stiller and Owen Wilson dropped by Saturday Night Live to give hot takes on presidential candidates' fashion choices in the episode…
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  • newLarry David's 'Bern Your Enthusiasm' is our new favorite show

    Larry David's 'Bern Your Enthusiasm' is our new favorite show

    We may still be waiting for a new season of Curb Your Enthusiasm — and, frankly, may be waiting for the rest of time — but Saturday Night Live has the next best thing: Bern Your EnthusiasmThe sketch starts off with Larry David, reprising his…
    - 12 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 5:49am -
  • new'Deadpool' review: Bring a gnarly date, definitely leave the kids at home

    'Deadpool' review: Bring a gnarly date, definitely leave the kids at home

    LOS ANGELES — The only way to do a Deadpool movie is to do an aggressively R-rated Deadpool movie. That means a bloodbath of gratuitous violence, irreverent sass, fourth-wall-smashing meta moments and the occasional feeling that one of this guy's s…
    - 12 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 5:45am -
  • newBernie Sanders unites sinking ship in 'SNL' sketch with Larry David

    Bernie Sanders unites sinking ship in 'SNL' sketch with Larry David

    Shockingly, Bernie Sanders did not appear in a political sketch on this week's Saturday Night Live, hosted by Larry DavidBut if there's anything more fitting than that, it's Sanders showing up to help bring order to passengers aboard a sinking ship.…
    - 12 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 5:25am -
  • newMarco Rubio gets robotic, glitches during Republican debate

    Marco Rubio gets robotic, glitches during Republican debate

    Marco Rubio’s disciplined focus on messaging has helped him rise to first-tier status. But on Saturday night, it proved his undoing.After being mocked by Chris Christie for hewing too closely to talking points at Saturday night's final GOP debate…
    - 12 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 4:57am -
  • newBeyoncé accused of ripping off filmmaker's footage in 'Formation' video

    Beyoncé accused of ripping off filmmaker's footage in 'Formation' video

    UPDATED: Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 at 12.15 a.m. EST with comment from a Beyoncé representative.Beyoncé's video for her new song "Formation" may have lit up the Internet Saturday, but perhaps all is not well in the Beyhive.Not long after it went live,…
    - 12 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 4:53am -
  • newDog battles cat in night vision test for domestic pet world domination

    Dog battles cat in night vision test for domestic pet world domination

    Dogs versus cats is a never-ending debate that usually reveals more about which furry critter you prefer rather than delivering any meaningful conclusion on which rules the domestic animal kingdomBut a recent, fairly unscientific test by the BBC…
    - 14 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 3:47am -
  • newTed Cruz and Donald Trump say waterboarding isn't torture

    Ted Cruz and Donald Trump say waterboarding isn't torture

    MANCHESTER, N.H. — The GOP presidential primary field debated the definition of torture Saturday night at a Republican primary debate hosted by ABC NewsTed Cruz said waterboarding isn't torture, but added he would "not bring it back in any sort of…
    - 14 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 3:47am -
  • newMilitant group releases Australian aid worker kidnapped in Burkina Faso

    Militant group releases Australian aid worker kidnapped in Burkina Faso

    Australian aid worker Jocelyn Elliott, who was kidnapped by extremists in northern Burkina Faso in January, has been released. Her husband, Dr. Ken Elliott, remains in captivity.Jocelyn Elliott's release was confirmed by her family in a statement em…
    - 15 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 2:49am -
  • newAustralian premier offers 267 asylum seekers sanctuary

    Australian premier offers 267 asylum seekers sanctuary

    The #LetThemStay campaign, which is pushing for 267 asylum seekers, including 37 babies, to be allowed to stay in Australia rather than be sent into offshore detention on the island of Nauru, has gained new political support.Victorian Premier Daniel…
    - 15 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 2:18am -
  • newChris Christie takes it to Marco Rubio during Republican debate

    Chris Christie takes it to Marco Rubio during Republican debate

    Chris Christie made it clear he wants to take Marco Rubio down a peg as the final debate before New Hampshire's Tuesday primary kicked off Saturday night. And at first blush, it looks like he succeeded."You have not been involved in a consequential…
    - 15 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 2:05am -
  • newNorth Korea plans to launch more satellites after rocket launch draws ire

    North Korea plans to launch more satellites after rocket launch draws ire

    SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike the U.S. mainland.According t…
    - 16 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 1:15am -
  • newHow Facebook is changing at age 12

    How Facebook is changing at age 12

    It's been a big week for Facebook.The social networking giant turned 12 and unveiled a few very cool features to celebrate the milestoneSee also: How Facebook's fake holiday took over TwitterOn this episode of MashTalk, we use these events to dis…
    - 16 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 1:08am -
  • newHuge Moroccan concentrated solar plant poised to to be world's largest

    Huge Moroccan concentrated solar plant poised to to be world's largest

    Morocco turned on its colossal solar power plant in the Sahara Desert this week, beginning the first phase of a project that is intended to provide renewable energy to more than a million Moroccans.The plant, dubbed the Noor 1, is located on the edg…
    - 16 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 1:06am -
  • newRepublican debate in New Hampshire gets off to an awkward start

    Republican debate in New Hampshire gets off to an awkward start

    The Republican debate in New Hampshire got off to an awkward start on Saturday night. When Ben Carson was called to the stage, he hesitated and lingered in the hallway, seemingly struggling to hear the announcers.Ted Cruz came out a minute later wh…
    - 17 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 12:38am -
  • newWhat do you wish you could text to your first love? 'The Unsent Project' wants to know

    What do you wish you could text to your first love? 'The Unsent Project' wants to know

    What text would you send your first love, if you had the guts to contact them out of the blue?California artist Röra Blue wants to know.See also: Woman draws everything on her mind and it's super relatableThe 19-year-old also wants you to write i…
    - 17 hours ago 7 Feb 16, 12:01am -

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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…
    - 17 Oct 15, 8:35am -

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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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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  • newBenefit brake 'could boost migration'
    David Cameron's EU benefit plans could cause a surge in migration before the "emergency brake" is applied, Tory eurosceptics warn.
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  • newBaby rescued from Taiwan quake rubble
    A six-month-old baby girl is pulled alive from the ruins of an apartment building in Taiwan, 30 hours after it was brought down by an earthquake.
    - 1 hour ago 7 Feb 16, 4:08pm -
  • newEngland beat SA in weather-hit ODI
    England's women beat South Africa - and the weather - in their first one-day international under new coach Mark Robinson.
    - 1 hour ago 7 Feb 16, 4:08pm -
  • newBournemouth 0-2 Arsenal
    Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain keep Arsenal's title hopes alive as the Gunners beat Bournemouth.
    - 1 hour ago 7 Feb 16, 4:04pm -
  • newBrittan abuse inquiry 'fully justified'
    The Met Police investigation of a rape allegation against the late Lord Brittan was "fully justified", a review by a senior officer from another force says.
    - 1 hour ago 7 Feb 16, 4:02pm -

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…
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  • 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…
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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  • Sign up for DayStarter - Tampabay.com (blog)
    Tampabay.com (blog)Sign up for DayStarterTampabay.com (blog)Here are some highlights from the weekly Associated Press photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our edito…
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  • Space Photos of the Week: Nobody Puts Galaxy in a Corner - WIRED
    WIREDSpace Photos of the Week: Nobody Puts Galaxy in a CornerWIREDCaption: The 'Flying Saucer' is a disc made of gas and dust, surrounding a young star in the Rho Ophiuchi star formation region. Astronomers used the ALMA and IRAM telescopes to make t…
    - 1 day ago 6 Feb 16, 12:03pm -
  • Cookies on the BBC website - BBC News
    BBC NewsCookies on the BBC websiteBBC NewsOur selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world this week. US Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz kisses his wife Heidi Cruz after winning at his Iowa Image copyright Jim Youn…
    - 2 days ago 6 Feb 16, 5:06am -
  • Satellite images show fuel trucks at North Korea launch site: think tank - Yahoo News
    Yahoo NewsSatellite images show fuel trucks at North Korea launch site: think tankYahoo NewsWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Satellite images taken this week of North Korea's Sohae rocket launch site show apparent fueling activity seen in the past one to two w…
    - 2 days ago 5 Feb 16, 9:35pm -
  • Science Pics of the Week: NASA releases 'naked' pic of Orion - The Weather Network
    The Weather NetworkScience Pics of the Week: NASA releases 'naked' pic of OrionThe Weather NetworkFriday, February 5, 2016, 3:03 PM - NASA gives us a peak behind the scenes at "naked" Orion, the last piece is fitted into our next eye on the universe,…
    - 2 days ago 5 Feb 16, 8:16pm -

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