Arlene Lickman

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In a swipe at Japan, North Korea creates new time zone

North Korea is frequently accused of turning back the clock on human rights, economic development and diplomacy.<p>But on Friday, the impoverished and reclusive nation took the expression to a whole new level.<p>North Korea will adopt a new time zone -- Pyongyang Time -- to cast off the legacy of "wicked …

A close look at the eyes of 214 types of animal has revealed a relationship between the shape of the pupil and the animal’s ecological niche<p>The eyes say it all. They answer questions about a creature’s social scale, and its place in the pecking order. The geometry of the eye indicates whether an …

Biology

Did American volcanoes trigger fall of Roman Empire?

American volcanoes sparked a huge dust cloud triggering catastrophic climate change which could have dealt the final blow to the Roman Empire<p>On March 24 536AD the sky suddenly darkened across continental Europe as a thick dust cloud rolled in and stayed put for 18 months.<p>Historians such as …

How to Travel Like a Flight Attendant

<i>Paul Stocker / Flickr</i><p>Traveling is no doubt an exciting venture. Choosing where to vacation, then researching the attractions, culture and local dishes before you arrive can be just as thrilling as experiencing the new destination itself. Although visiting a new part of the world is fun, getting …

Why you put on an American accent when you sing

Alesha Dixon has been accused of singing in an American accent at the Grand Prix. Why do British singers end up sounding like they're from the States?<p>Even while singing that most British of songs, her own country's national anthem, it seems Hertfordshire-born Alesha Dixon <b>couldn't resist the</b> …