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Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Inventor Peter Madsen was accused of killing and mutilating the Swedish …

Stuck in the social media matrix? Pop that “red pill”

If you’ve seen "The Matrix," you probably remember your first glimpse of the “real world.”<p>In that stormy, dark dystopia, machines harvest …

John McAfee wants to NSA-proof the internet with a device called Decentral

The name McAfee is synonymous with the ubiquitous anti-virus software, but in recent years, John McAfee has kept a relatively low profile in the tech industry, preferring instead to take up leisurely pursuits like yoga and evading Belizean police. Until now. Last Saturday, McAfee took the stage at …

Could Parables Help Solve The World's Thorniest Problems?

A finalist in our #CrowdGrant challenge hopes to inspire people to think about the world's toughest problems in positive, creative ways<p>A common response to global problems like climate change and overpopulation is apathy ("I won't be around to see the effects, so what does it matter?") or pessimism …

Crowdfund This Slingshot-Inspired Space Railroad

A new alternative to rocket fuel?<p>It's very expensive to put things into outer space. So HyperV Technologies, of Chantilly, Va., has begun a Kickstarter campaign that hopes to pioneer an electrically powered and slingshot-inspired alternative, with the goal of greatly reduced launch costs. It's …

Why Not Just Dispose Of Nuclear Waste In The Sun?

We could do it, but should we?<p>After FYI answered why dumping the world's nuclear waste into a volcano would be a bad idea, our inbox was flooded with readers wondering, "Well, how about shooting it into the sun?"<p>On paper, this is a fantastic way to wipe our hands clean of all that pesky waste. The …

The Qur'an (Quran, Koran, Al-Qur'an)

• <b>Author:</b> Marmaduke William Pickthall (Translator)<p>The <b>Qur’an</b> (<i>al-qur’an</i>, literally “the recitation”; also sometimes transliterated as <b>Quran</b>, <b>Qur’an</b>, <b>Koran</b>, <b>Alcoran</b> or <b>Al-Qur’an</b>) is the central religious text of Islam. Muslims believe the Qur’an to be the book of divine guidance and direction for mankind, …

The Holy Bible (King James Version, KJV)

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This complete edition of "The King James Bible" was designed for optimal navigation on iPad, iPhone and other electronic devices. It has both book and chapter navigation links. In just a few clicks, you can be reading any verse in the Bible.<p>The Table of Contents lists all …

Lads’ mags told to cover up or vanish

Lads’ mags publishers have been told to hide their magazines in modesty bags or risk being taken off the shelves.<p>Titles such as Front, Loaded, Nuts …

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New evidence suggests giant ocean on Mars - Futurity

CALTECH (US) —Researchers have found signs of an ancient delta on Mars where a river …

Astronomers Want To Fire Giant Bullets At Jupiter's Moon Europa

Hey aliens, you have about 10 years to reveal yourselves before we launch a science missile.<p>Scientists at University College London have designed a 44-pound bullet that could gather scientific information on Jupiter's moon Europa. Last week, a prototype of the bullet slammed through a 10-tonne …

Research on animals in UK rises by 8% to exceed 4m procedures

The number of scientific procedures carried out in Britain on animals rose by 8% in 2012, compared with the previous year, according to figures …

Concept Cast: A 3D-Printed Exoskeletal Cast from Jake Evill

Just about everyone has that really gruesome childhood story of the first time you broke a bone and went through the lengthy process of getting a …