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Met police exhibition shows how Sir Bernard Spilsbury, the father of forensics, transformed detective work<p>In the summer of 1924, onlookers crowded around an infamous seaside murder scene, peering over the gate of the cottage near Eastbourne where typist Emily Kaye had been lured to her death by a …

Crime

NASA 'On The Cusp' Of Discovering If Life Exists Beyond Earth, Says Top Scientist

No big deal.<p>WASHINGTON -- There's evidence of an interior ocean on Pluto. One of Jupiter's moons has a global ocean beneath its crust that could contain more than twice as much water as Earth. There are at least half a dozen of these ocean worlds in our solar system alone -- and where there's …

5 Science-Based Practices for Daily Happiness

Most people I’ve met, if not all, would try like to be happy. There are all kinds of books on happiness, courses on happiness, and documentaries on …

Happiness

10 Inspirational Books that can Change Your Life

“Read, read, read. Read everything – trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and …

Gift of hearing birdsong and trickling water is being lost to a process of ‘learned deafness’, says US scientist, as people screen out background noise<p>The tranquil chorus of the natural world is in danger of being lost to today’s generation as people screen out the noises that surround them, a …

National Parks

Carrick best reads: It’s OK to cheap out on these seven things

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>It's OK to cheap out on these seven things</b><br>Groceries near the due date, dishes, children's clothes and more.<p><b>The lowdown on low interest rates</b><br>Here's some good …