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Roman Abramovich's '$70 million New York super-mansion'

Russian billionaire 'secretly buys neighbouring townhouses to knock into home to share with his girlfriend, Dasha Zhukova, and their two children'<p>He may already own the world's second largest yacht, Chelsea Football Club and a string of luxury houses around the world, but a family home in New York …

Losing your smartphone: the five stages of grief

In the past, I’ve often scoffed at people who seem to live entirely through their smartphone. I have openly mocked the people who queue through the night to get the latest versions. I have smugly rolled my eyes at people who constantly check their phones for updates and alerts in social situations. …

Winter solstice 2014: celebrations at Stonehenge – in pictures

Modern-day Druids, pagans and other revellers gather at Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain to celebrate the first day of winter – otherwise known as the winter solstice, which is the shortest day and the longest night of the year

Protests as Nicaragua starts work on $50bn interoceanic canal

A Chinese company has launched work on a $50bn canal across Nicaragua, an ambitious rival to the Panama canal that sceptics dismiss as a pipe dream and environmentalists say will wreck the country’s ecosystem.<p>The Chinese telecoms magnate behind the canal, Wang Jing, inaugurated the project at a …

World's deepest fish discovered 5 miles under the ocean surface

The species is thought to be a snailfish with 'large wing-like fins and a head resembling a cartoon dog.'<p>Five miles beneath the ocean the pressure is …

Mathematicians Make a Major Discovery About Prime Numbers

In May 2013, the mathematician Yitang Zhang launched what has proven to be a banner year and a half for the study of prime numbers, those numbers …

An Interview with a Guy Who Lived Underwater for 31 Days for Science

Fabien Cousteau lived underwater for a month and built a robot shark to swim around in.<p>We all watched <i>The Little Mermaid</i> as kids and prayed that one day we'd sprout a tail and fins so we could join the magical world at the bottom of the ocean. In reality, for a human, spending extended periods of …

Bitcoin entrepreneur sentenced to two years in prison

Charlie Shrem, the former chief executive of BitInstant, will serve jail time for his part in bitcoin sales on the Silk Road black market<p>The bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem has been sentenced to two years in jail for his part in a money laundering scheme, after a bitcoin exchange he ran was …

In 2050, You Might Want To Be Living In Helsinki

Over the next few decades, Helsinki expects to add around 250,000 new residents. But the more the population grows, the fewer cars will be on city …

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Genomics: the revolution that’s transforming medicine

Genetic data centres across the country will save lives and offer hope to millions more<p>During a conversation I had with a doctor a couple of years ago, the subject of cancer diagnoses came up, in a tangential way. She said that not all that many decades ago, a physician who had established that a …

How To Guard Against China Counterfeiting

If you sell or outsource your products to China, you should anticipate infringement of your trademarks, copyrights, patents, or trade secrets and you should have an anti-counterfeiting plan in place before that happens.<p>Any company looking to do business in China or even with China must first figure …

The real story behind Santa Claus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.<p>Countless Christmas songs tell us that Santa is basically the Judge Judy of juveniles. He decides who's been naughty or nice, and doles out presents or punishments accordingly.<p>But historians say Kris Kringle was originally created to …

Medical records reveal deceased Texas Ebola patient sent home with high fever

Thomas Duncan, the first person to die of Ebola in the US, was released from hospital with a 103F fever on his first visit, despite telling a nurse he had recently travelled from Africa and exhibiting key symptoms of the deadly virus, it was revealed on Friday.<p>Duncan, a Liberian national, was sent …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …