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Space Station Astronauts Make Safe Landing In Kazakhstan

After spending nearly six months on the International Space Station, an astronaut and two cosmonauts have landed safely back on Earth. While in orbit, they traveled almost 71 million miles, NASA says.<p>Cmdr. Barry Wilmore of NASA and flight engineers Alexander Samokutyaev and Elena Serova of the …

Greco-German relations reach breaking point as ECB warned to stop 'asphyxiating' Athens

Both sides trade insults as Yanis Varoufakis chastises ECB and Germany accuses Leftist government of "squandering trust"<p>Relations between Greece and its creditors reached breaking point on Thursday as the country's finance minister accused the European Central Bank of "asphyxiating" the …

Gunmen launch attack on Somalia's government offices

Suspected members of Somalia's al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabab fighters have attacked a fortified area housing regional government headquarters, an airport and a United Nations compound in the central town of Baidoa, security officials said.<p>"They are Shebab disguised in Somali military uniforms. …

No one could describe the color 'blue' until modern times

It's about the way that humans see the world and how until we have a way to describe something, even something so fundamental as a color, we may not even notice that it's there.<p>Until relatively recently in human history, "blue" didn't exist, not in the way we think of it.<p>As the delightful Radiolab …

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Dark matter may have killed the dinosaurs, claims scientist

Earth passing through areas of dark matter might have triggered the comet strike which killed the dinosaurs<p>Dark matter may have been responsible for the comet strike which killed the dinosaurs, a scientist has suggested.<p>Earth, as well as spinning around the Sun, is also moving around our own …