Eddie Campbell

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Iran reveals huge underground missile base with broadcast on state TV

Military leader boasts on film of ‘new and advanced generation’ of missiles that can ‘erupt like a volcano from the depth of earth’<p>Iranian state television broadcast unprecedented footage on Wednesday of an underground tunnel packed with missiles and launcher units, which officials said could be …

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The lightest metal ever has been developed by Boeing - it's lighter than Styrofoam

Microlattice is the lightest metal ever to be invented - the structure is 99.99% air<p>Aerospace Boeing has invented the lightest metal ever, called microlattice. The product is 99.99 per cent air and will be used as a primary component in aerospace engineering - it'll be used to make space rockets.<p>By …

Engineering

'God Particle': New CERN Experiments Shed More Light on Higgs Boson

GENEVA -- After three years of scrutinizing the elusive Higgs boson closely, scientists say they've determined that the "God particle" behaves just as predicted. The European Organization for Nuclear Research, known by its French acronym CERN, said Tuesday two experiments that previously helped …

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Psychology

Bedtime phenomenon: scientist develops book to send children to sleep in minutes

For most authors the prospect of their books sending readers to sleep would be horrifying.<p>But the latest publishing phenomenon which is topping the Amazon charts is a book which promises to do just that, at least for children.<p>The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep, has been created by Swedish …

Bioluminescent glow worms turn 30-million-year-old caves into alien skies

"The noise of moving water is amplified in the caves and becomes like a constant hum," Michael tells <i>The Verge</i>. "After spending a night inside photographing when you come outside the sound of birds and insects seem quite intensified." He says he decided to shoot the cave worms as a break from his …

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Taliban attack parliament building in Kabul with suicide car bomb and RPGs

Afghan lawmakers voting on new defence minister forced to evacuate after armed insurgents try to storm building, injuring dozens<p>Two people, including a child, died when Taliban fighters attacked the Afghan parliament building in Kabul, injuring dozens of civilians and forcing lawmakers to evacuate …

Extremism

Mammatus clouds over central Texas

Mammatus clouds don’t keep extending downward to form tornadoes, as some believe. But they do come before, during or after severe weather.<p>In and …

Weather

Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops

BAGHDAD (AP) — As Iraqi forces gathered for a major new offensive to try to take back the sprawling Sunni heartland of Anbar province, Islamic State …

Robotic hands cook any dish with skill of master chef...then clean up

The robotic kitchen are modelled on the actions of Masterchef winner Tim Anderson<p>Most Masterchef winners open their own restaurants, set up catering companies or write cookbooks.<p>But 2011 winner Tim Anderson has spent the last two years helping to devise the ultimate kitchen gadget – a pair of …

Cherry Blossoms Bloom in Japan: Pictures

Month in Space: See a Black Sun and a Rocket's Red Glare

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US-led coalition pounds ISIL targets in Tikrit

US-led coalition warplanes have launched their first airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets in Tikrit, in a boost to Iraqi forces fighting alongside Iran-backed militia on the ground.<p>A US defence official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said on Wednesday that …

Saudi-led coalition strikes rebels in Yemen, inflaming tensions in region

<b>(CNN) —</b> Saudi and allied warplanes struck rebels in Yemen on Thursday, with Saudi Arabia threatening to send ground troops and inserting itself into its southern neighbor's civil war, potentially opening up a broader sectarian conflict in the Middle East.<p>The swift and sudden action involved 100 …

Why men lose their memory younger than women

Men are affected by memory loss earlier than women, according to a study. Why does it happen and what can we do to stave it off?<p>Men over 40 have worse memories than women of the same age, <b>according to a study</b> carried out by American scientists.<p>The research showed that the hippocampus area of the …

If you remember this story, another memory will die off

Remembering makes us forget as the process of recall actually causes people to lose other memories<p>Remembering makes us forget as the process of recall actually causes people to lose other memories, a study has found.<p>Researchers at Birmingham University and the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences unit …

Alzheimer's Disease

The best science images of the year are all about life, death, sex, and disease

"The breath-taking riches of the imagery that science generates are so important in telling stories about research and helping us to understand often abstract concepts," said Adam Rutherford, a scientists and judge for the Wellcome Image Awards, in an accompanying press release. "It’s not just …

Chemistry

Iraq forces working to encircle ISIL in Tikrit

The Iraqi army has said its strategy for retaking the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group's stronghold of Tikrit is to surround the city before launching an assault.<p>A senior commander said on Wednesday that operations were currently focused on preventing ISIL from launching more …

Jihadi John: Father accuses Mohammed Emwazi of being a 'dog' and 'terrorist'

Exclusive: Jassem Emwazi told his son he hoped he would die when he begged for forgiveness as he prepared to join Isil<p>The father of Mohammed Emwazi described his son as a "dog, an animal and a terrorist" and revealed he begged his parents for forgiveness before joining Isil and becoming Jihadi …

Iraq launches offensive to retake Tikrit from ISIL

Iraqi government forces backed by allied Shia and Sunni fighters have begun a large-scale military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group.<p>A force comprising 20,000 soldiers and fighters was trying to advance into Tikrit on Monday …

ISIS Issues Death Threats to Twitter Co-founder Jack Dorsey

ISIS supporters have threatened Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey as well as company employees because the terrorist organization’s accounts are frequently deleted from the social network, reports Buzzfeed.<p>The post was uploaded to JustPaste, a site frequently used to disseminate ISIS propaganda, …

WSJ: YouTube isn't making money, even with a billion viewers

Despite "Gangnam Style" having over two <i>billion</i> views, hosting countless other viral clips and netting over a billion users per-month, YouTube can't seem to turn a profit. How's that? Well, after paying for the infrastructure that makes Google's video empire possible (and its content partners), <i>The</i> …

Authorities: Three men attempted to join ISIS, had ambitious plans

<b>(CNN) —</b> Abror Habibov, 30, operated kiosks at malls along the East Coast. He sold kitchenware and repaired mobile phones, according to a complaint unsealed Wednesday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York.<p>Last fall, Habibov hired Akhror Saidakhmetov, 19, to work at kiosks in Savannah, Georgia; …

Terrorism

Activist: ISIS holds 150 Christian hostages, will threaten to kill them

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS is holding many more Assyrian Christians hostage than previously thought -- and it is reportedly planning to release a message Wednesday threatening to kill them.<p>Osama Edward, founder of the Assyrian Human Rights Network, told CNN that the extremist group is now believed to have 150 …

Human Rights

An Extraordinary Pentagon 'Bull Session' Over ISIS

Thomas D. McAvoy—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Truman Presidential Library<p>William J. Smith—AP<p>Popperfoto/Getty Images<p>Wally Nelson—AP<p>TSGT …

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