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Rare straight lightning over Zimbabwe

No zig-zagging. No branching. A lightning expert said this single, straight bolt of lightning was extremely rare …<p>A friend in Zimbabwe, Peter …

Apple's App Store and iTunes go down

Millions of Apple users are having problems downloading music and apps from iTunes and the App Store as outages spread around the world<p>Millions of Apple users are unable to download music and apps from iTunes and the App Store due a problem with the applications.<p>The crash has generated a wave of …

Saudi Arabia and Sweden in diplomatic row over arms and human rights

Gulf kingdom's ambassador withdrawn as fall-out from snub to Swedish foreign minister Margot Wallström worsens<p>They are as dissimilar as any two nations in the world, in terms of everything from politics to women's rights to climate. But Sweden and Saudi Arabia have managed to work together when …

The world's smallest sculptures - in pictures

Jonty Hurwitz, co-founder of Wonga.com, has created nanosculptures of human forms that are invisible to the naked eye and can only be viewed on the screen of a powerful scanning electron microscope

Banks set to defy European regulator on bonus rules

European Banking Authority's request for banks to change policies related to 'allowances' expected to go unheeded this year<p>British banks will defy the European regulator in continuing to use “role-based allowances” to navigate the controversial bonus cap, in a move likely to increase tensions …

Car Runs For 100 Years Without Refueling - The Thorium