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Panda cub faceplants after falling off stage in China

A photograph shows a member of staff running frantically towards a giant panda cub as it fell face-first from a stage.<p>Too late to stop it falling, the staff member arrived too late and the panda's little legs flailed in the air.<p>The cub was being shown off on a display at the Chengdu Research Base …

Complexity makes airline computer systems vulnerable

DALLAS (AP) — Twice in less than a month, a major airline was paralyzed by a computer outage that prevented passengers from checking in and flights from taking off.<p>Last month, it took Southwest days to recover from a breakdown it blamed on a faulty router. On Monday, it was Delta's turn, as a power …

Delta Airlines

How A Brazilian Steakhouse Is Wooing American Meat Lovers

About halfway through a tasting at Brazilian steakhouse Fogo de Chão, I was wondering whether I made a mistake attending the press event. I’ve been a …

Olympic Village

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Editor's Blog Photo credit: Yulia Grigoryeva/ShutterstockScience often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to …

Science

The six elements of an effective apology, according to science

There are six components to an apology - and the more of them you include when you say you're sorry, the more effective your apology will be, …

Research