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As a Mars One candidate I can reach for the stars

I became a scientist on 26 October 1980 on the floor of the family room in the house where I grew up. I had just turned nine years old and my conversion was prompted by a broadcast of Carl Sagan’s Cosmos.<p>The episode, hauntingly titled Blues for a Red Planet, summarised human exploration of Mars, …

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Tales from Auschwitz: survivor stories

Photograph: Reuters<p>Some of the 600 children who survived Auschwitz show their identification numbers.<p>276<p><p>460<p>Photograph: Reuters<p>Some of the 600 children who survived …


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RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

Didn't get what you want over the holidays? Here are the best smartphones to look at.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider</i> …

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Junk food may not be dangerous for a quarter of people, says scientists

Scientists at the University of Washington discovered one in five obese people did not show health problems linked to a poor diet<p>Junk food may not be dangerous for a quarter of people after scientists found some metabolisms appear immune from the impact of an unhealthy diet.<p>Although gaining excess …


7 more bodies recovered from AirAsia crash, 16 total

SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — More ships arrived Friday with sensitive equipment to hunt for the fuselage of AirAsia Flight 8501 and the more than 145 …

Nelson Mandela death: The man who destroyed apartheid<p><b>After being jailed for life in 1964, Nelson Mandela became a worldwide symbol of resistance to apartheid. But his opposition to racism began many years</b> …

Pluto’s Endless Cosmic Dance

The two pixelated blobs above are dwarf planet Pluto and its largest moon, Charon. Comprising images taken by the New Horizons spacecraft between July 19 and 24, this animation is the closest look yet at this intriguing system — shot from a mere 425-ish million kilometers away.<p>Because Charon is so …