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Are we winning the fight against HIV?

<b>Hollywood star Charlie Sheen has confirmed he is living with HIV in a US television interview. The development of new drugs means the diagnosis is no longer a death sentence, but are we winning the global fight against HIV?</b><p>How common is it?<p>More than 1.2 million people in the US are living with HIV …

Public Health

Polish teacher: How many migrants must be pushed overboard for boat to float?

<b>(CNN) —</b> To the teacher, the assignment was a simple question of physics. To critics, it was a tasteless assignment about death at sea.<p>A teacher in the eastern Polish city of Bialystok gave the size of a boat and the number of people on board.<p>The students' assignment? To calculate how many Syrian …

CNN

Singles' Day

<b>Singles' Day</b> or <i>Guanggun Jie</i> (Chinese: 光棍节; pinyin: <i>Guānggùn Jié</i>; Wade–Giles: <i>Kuang-kun chieh</i>; literally: "Single Sticks' Holiday") is a holiday popular …

China's Alibaba breaks Singles Day record as sales surge

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China

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CNN

Afghanistan's first female conductor

<b>For many years, the Taliban banned music and the education of girls in Afghanistan - and although many women still find themselves restricted, one 17-year-old has become the country's first female conductor.</b><p>Kabul is a noisy place with helicopters, sirens, and heavy traffic. But walking into a …

Flute

Self-driving cars may already be obsolete before they get here

In 10 years, there's no question that driverless systems will be ubiquitous, but self-driving cars will not be, Ian Pearson, a futurologist, told …

Driverless Cars

Africa’s Imperiled Wild Lions Don’t Need Petting and Walking Operations – Os Ameaçados Leões Selvagens de África Não Precisam de Festinhas e Passeios

Changing Planet<p><b>Attempts by “walking with lions” or “cub-petting” operators to establish new commercial ventures in Mozambique and Zambia under the guise of “lion conservation” should raise serious concern among our environmental and governmental leaders.</b><p>Authors: Paola Bouley & Dr. Rui Branco – …

Birds

How the Cricket Crunches Depends on Its Diet

Crickets. They’re not just for reptiles anymore. They’ve been widely touted for being high in protein with a smaller environmental footprint than chicken, pork, or beef. That means they could account for a chunk of the increase in food production that will be necessary to sustain an earthly …

Agriculture

Why You Should Travel Outside the Comfort Zone

“An easy one,” I told the motorcycle rental man. “I haven’t ridden in a long time, so I’d like your easiest one.”<p>“Izzy wun,” he repeated, looking over the two dozen shiny cycles lined up in his parking-lot-cum-rental-shop on the island of <b>Ko Samet</b>, Thailand.<p>He strode forward and put his hands on a …

Travel

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Modern Architecture

David Weeks' miniature Bigfoot toy folds into a stackable cube

New York designer David Weeks has collaborated with German furniture brand e15 to release a decorative wooden character that resembles mythical …

Clever Illustrations Playfully Reveal the "True" Meanings of Idioms

Idioms are a clever way to convey emotions and make comparisons, but what if you aren't sure of what they're supposed to mean? Keren Rosen imagines the literal, true definitions of idioms in a playful ongoing project. The simple, cartoonish images break down the meaning of each word and illustrate …

Etsy

4 Ways to Beat Procrastination

Procrastination is the monster of our over-connected times. We seem to have so many things to do, yet never find the right mood or time to do them …

The French City Of Grenoble Wants You To Kill Time With A Short Story

Literature to the people.<p>The public plazas in Grenoble, a city in southeastern France, might appear to be a prototypical European panorama of outdoor cafes, people milling about, and picturesque historic architecture. But the city is soon to unleash a handful of vending machines that dispense short …

7 Things You—Probably?—Didn't Understand About Punctuation!!!!

We use it every day. It’s on nearly every page we read. But that wasn’t always so. A thousand years ago<p><i>writingyouseelookedalotmorelikethis</i><p>It took …

What Wealthy People Teach Their Children That Others Don't

John Olson—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>John Olson—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>John Olson—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>John Olson—Time & …

Breaded Escalope's touch-responsive clock tells the time with shadows

<b>Vienna Design Week 2015:</b> Vienna design collective Breaded Escalope has created a clock that uses shadows to display the time when a finger is placed …

Mother 'helpless' to stop fatal church beating of son

<b>A woman charged with beating her son to death in a church has said she "felt helpless" to prevent the violence committed by other church members.</b><p>Deborah Leonard did not feel she could stand up to other members of the Word of Life church in New York state, said her lawyer, Devin Garramone.<p>Her son …

Crime

Video game use linked to worse GCSEs, study suggests

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Northern Ireland

India’s Energy Crisis - MIT Technology Review

An old man wakes on the floor of a hut in a village in southern India. He is wrapped in a thin cotton blanket. Beside him, music wails softly on a …

Harvard University debate team loses to New York inmates

<b>A group of New York inmates have out debated Harvard University's team - the top-ranked club in the world.</b><p>Last month, inmates at the Eastern New York Correctional Facility challenged the Harvard team to a debate at the maximum-security lockup.<p>The prison offers courses taught by faculty from nearby …

Harvard

UK ending aid to India: Where does the money go?

<b>For many years India was the biggest recipient of British overseas aid. Not any more. Britain will be ending bilateral aid to India by the end of this year.</b><p>The official line is that India's "rapid growth and development progress in the last decade" has made British aid unnecessary, although some …

India