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Beauty basics: How to apply concealer flawlessly

Concealer is a staple part of most women’s make-up bags. Efficient at covering blemishes and hiding dark circles it’s the tiny little pot or pen that can make a huge difference to your look. It’s such a crucial part of our make-up regimes but knowing when, how and where to apply it, isn’t all that …

Google's Internet-beaming balloons to take off in Indonesia

Balloons will begin hovering in the stratosphere above Indonesia in an expansion of 'Project Loon'<p>Google's Internet-beaming balloons are ready to take off on the next phase of their mission to deliver online access in regions where most people live offline.<p>The balloons will begin hovering in the …

World's first smog filtering tower goes on tour

A seven metre tall tower designed by Daan Roosegaarde filters dirty air, releasing bubbles of smog free air. Does it detract from tackling causes of air pollution?<p>The Dutch city of Rotterdam has opened the world’s first smog-free tower.<p>Co-designed by Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde, the seven-metre …

Pollution

Protein linked to Alzheimer's could be spread during surgery, say researchers

Concern that tiny pieces of harmful proteins could be spread via surgical instruments leads scientists to call for more research into possible transmission<p>Fragments of sticky proteins found in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease could potentially be spread to others via contaminated …

Medicine

Ten groundbreaking university research projects - Telegraph

Orchestra invites audience to pay what they think the concert was worth

Halle Orchestra, in Manchester, is inviting a new audience to experience classical music in a different way<p>Britan's oldest orchestra is inviting audience members to attend a concert and pay what they think the event was worth.<p>Manchester's Halle Orchestra's concert is designed to welcome a new …

Piano

New Zealand has refused a man’s claim to become the first official refugee from climate change

Ioane Teitiota claimed refuge due to climate change in 2009 and has been fighting to remain in New Zealand, where he has been residing with his wife and children. His bid was finally rejected yesterday (July 20) by the country’s Supreme Court.<p>His claim was based on his home of Kiribati, a pacific …

‘Sustained crusade’ against ex-army press officer forced to lie about bombproof vehicles

John Salisbury-Baker, who said in 2009 that spreading government propaganda about inadequate vehicles caused him to suffer post-traumatic stress, is still fighting for his pension and disability entitlement six years on.<p>He told the York Press newspaper his entitlements, which include holiday pay, …

Germanwings crash families attack Lufthansa CEO over 'deeply offensive' compensation offer

Relatives of 18 children and teachers from a single school killed in the Germanwings crash have sent a furious letter to the Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr slamming him for his handling of the disaster<p>The families of school children killed in the Germanwings air disaster have launched a scathing …

Dinosaur thriller overtakes Fast and Furious 7 to head list of worldwide box office takings as it nears third place on all time table<p>Jurassic World has overtaken Fast and Furious 7 to become the biggest-grossing film so far in 2015 at the worldwide box-office.<p>The dinosaur-theme-park thriller …

Box Office

'Walking feels like lifting tree trunks': astronaut returns after 200 days in space

The astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has broken the record for the longest space mission in history by a woman. In this exclusive interview, she talks about its physical and psychological toll, the experience of having your colleagues' lives in your hands - and how to take a shower in space<p>When …

Space Science

Tentative Post Disaster Tent : Compact Disaster Shelter Solution

Inspired by recent earthquakes in Turkey, Hakan Gürsu has come up with <b>Tentative Post Disaster Tent concept</b>. Do you know that natural disasters have …

Industrial Design

Innovation drive hits talent roadblock

After 50-year hunt, science finds pentaquarks | Reuters

GENEVA (Reuters) - Data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) outside Geneva appears to have proved the existence of particles made of five quarks, solving a 50-year-old puzzle about the building blocks of matter, scientists said on Tuesday.<p>Quarks are the tiny ingredients of sub-atomic particles …

Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange to get facelift within 3-5 years: Lui

Dead sperm whale was adult female: Museum

Stevi Richie and Chloe-Jasmine Whichello celebrate X Factor engagement

2014 X Factor contestants announce their engagement on Twitter<p>They may not have had the musical prowess to win last year's X Factor competition, but former contestants Stevi Richie and Chloe-Jasmine Whichello have found love through the reality TV show, and announced their engagement on Sunday …

Mozilla has had enough of Flash’s security flaws, disables Firefox plugin

Mozilla has blacklisted all vulnerable versions of Adobe Flash in its Firefox browser, following the discovery of numerous critical security flaws in the platform.<p>Mark Schmidt, head of Firefox Support, took to Twitter to announce the change.<p>The news comes just a day after Facebook’s chief security …

15-year-old schoolboy develops test for Alzheimer's disease

Krtin Nithiyanandam has developed a test which could not only pick up the early signs of Alzheimer's disease but potentially stops it spreading further<p>A 15-year-old British boy has developed a potential test for Alzheimer’s disease which could allow the condition to be diagnosed 10 years before the …

Ditching RAM may lead to low-cost supercomputers

Many servers, supercomputers and other monster systems thrive on high-speed RAM to keep things running smoothly, but this memory is wildly expensive -- and that limits not just the number of nodes in these clusters, but who can use them. MIT researchers may have a much more affordable approach in …

Supercomputers

The Australian government is still hating on wind and solar power

The Australian government has taken its disdain for solar and wind energy to a whole new level.<p>On Saturday, reports emerged that the Clean Energy …

Huge and ancient underwater volcanoes discovered off coast of Sydney

Four enormous underwater volcanoes, thought to be about 50m years old, have been discovered off the coast of Sydney by a team of scientists who were looking for lobster larvae.<p>The volcano cluster was spotted through sonar mapping of the sea floor by Investigator, Australia’s new ocean-going …

Seafloor

Belgium is taking Facebook to court

Not many people paid attention on January 30, when Facebook’s new privacy policy took effect. But Belgium’s Commission for the Protection of Privacy noticed, and asked Facebook to explain itself. Facebook declined to engage, according to the Belgians, because Facebook’s European privacy matters …

Why A Journalist Scammed The Media Into Spreading Bad Chocolate Science

Earlier this spring, headlines around the world trumpeted an exciting bit of news that seemed too good to be true: "Eating chocolate ... can even help you LOSE weight!" as Britain's <i>Daily Mail</i> put it.<p>From India to Australia and Texas to Germany, news organizations shared findings published in the</i> …

Mexican crime cartel creates its own CCTV network to track government security agencies

At least one Mexican crime cartels has gone high-tech, creating their own CCTV surveillance network to protect its nefarious operations.<p>Authorities …

As Antibiotic Resistance Spreads, WHO Plans Strategy To Fight It

The world is losing some of the most powerful tools in modern medicine. Antibiotics are becoming less and less effective at fighting infections. The problem has gotten so bad that some doctors are starting to ponder a "post-antibiotic world."<p>Common infections that have been easily treatable for …

A tiny string of text can disable iPhone Messages

Apple device owners have discovered a string of text characters that, when received on an iPhone in Messages, can lock people out of the app and — reportedly in some cases — crash the phone. Users who receive the string with Messages open won't be able to go back to other conversations without …

An artist is making $100,000 a pop off other people's Instagram photos — and it could be totally legal

The latest exhibition by New York artist Richard Prince is raising ethical questions in the art world. The reason? He's selling canvases that feature other people's Instagram photos.<p>"New Portraits," first exhibited at the Gagosian Gallery in New York last year, features portraits of subjects that …

Eiffel Tower shut in protest at pickpocket explosion

Eiffel Tower staff refuse to work, saying up to 30 pickpockets at a time in the famed Paris landmark pose a threat to tourists and employees<p>The Eiffel Tower in Paris was closed on Friday after staff went on strike to protest against marauding pickpockets who they say fleece tourists “daily” and …

Fugitive on run for 11 years became star showjumper

Since fleeing from an open prison in 2004, John Barlow, 40, rose to become a respected figure in the equine world<p>A criminal who fled an open prison and during 11 years on the run became a successful showjumper has been caught by number plate recognition.<p>John Barlow, 40, from Penyfford, in …