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The destructive way terrorists make money

<i>Terrorists make headlines by destroying ancient sites like Palmyra, in Syria. But there’s an even more sinister endgame, as archaeologist and TED</i> …


Will Global Warming Heat Us Beyond Our Physical Limits?

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.<p>If we don’t cut greenhouse gases, it’s not just storms and rising seas we’d have to worry about. The heat alone could kill a lot of us.<p>If greenhouse gas emissions are not reduced, rising temperatures and humidity wrought by global warming could expose hundreds of millions of …

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Lettuce 'three times worse than bacon' for the environment, scientists claim

Greenhouse gas emissions from lettuce production are three times higher per calorie than from bacon, study finds<p>Eating lettuce could be three times worse for the environment than bacon, scientists have claimed.<p>Despite calls from celebrities including Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sir Paul McCartney for …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump is no longer funny, he's dangerous, says Hillary Clinton

Democrat candidate tells NBC’s Late Night host Seth Meyers that the billionaire was ‘shameful and wrong’ with his comments about Muslims<p>Hillary Clinton has condemned Donald Trump, calling him shameful, dangerous and declaring: “I no longer think he’s funny.”<p>Clinton launched her attack on the …

Donald Trump

Before we set up colonies on Mars, we need to discuss renaming its moons

Keeping Phobos and Deimos, which means ‘fear’ and ‘terror’, implies it’s totally cool to demonize our neighbor in the sky<p>In the last five months, Mars has become a whole lot more like … us. We have flowing water; Mars has flowing water. We have underground water; Mars has underground water. We have …

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Obama urges climate deal as U.N. summit conference open in tense Paris

PARIS — President Obama urged his fellow world leaders Monday to reach a landmark deal to curb global warming before it dooms the planet.<p>"I come here personally as the leader of the world’s biggest economy and second-biggest emitter to say that America not only acknowledges its role in climate …


Turkey will not apologise for shooting down Russian jet

Turkish PM says during Nato talks that it has right to defend airspace, as allies try to prevent escalation and say focus should be on battling Isis<p>Ankara will not apologise for downing a Russian fighter jet on the Syrian border but Moscow should reconsider retaliatory sanctions, the Turkish prime …


North Korea-Linked Boats Carrying Corpses Turn Up Off Japan

TOKYO — A total of 20 decomposing corpses have been found in wooden fishing boats off Japan’s coast, authorities said.<p>Eleven vessels were discovered …

More children go to inadequate free schools and academies than others, Labour says


UN: Record 218,000 refugees arrive in Europe in October

North Africa

Japan and South Korea Agree to Resolve World War II Sex Slave Issue

Your Breakfast Called, and It Wants to Be This Smoothie Bowl

If you're drinking your morning smoothie out of a glass, you're doing it wrong.<p>It's a scientific fact: Food just tastes better in bowls (just ask us about our favorite lunchtime staple). But even we bowl enthusiasts were skeptical of smoothie bowls—we love smoothies, and we love bowls, so why mess …


11 Cakes that Only Need One Bowl

We love a layer cake as much as the next person, but sometimes you want cake and you want it <i>now</i>. There's no time for messes, multiple bowls, and oodles of dirty spatulas. It needs to be ingredients, mix, pour, bake, and done. That's it—no fuss or hassle, just smiles (and more time to make …

Food & Dining

Chinese New Year: How to make a traditional Jiaozi dumpling

The new Chinese year, The Year of the Monkey, begins on Monday 8 February 2016, with festivities kicking off the day before New Year and continuing until the 15th day, when the Lantern Festival takes place.<p>The <b>Lunar New Year</b> is the most important festival for Chinese people in mainland China and …

73 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever

Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week.<p>When it comes to potatoes, we don't discriminate. Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat 'em every night of the week. Here are 48 of our favorite comforting potatoes recipes to add to your next meal.


Al-Qaeda Yemen says it was behind 'Charlie Hebdo' attacks


Brain scans could better predict your future

The Brain

Charlie Hebdo attack: France police hunt accomplices

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1136000/1136758_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518118575_ba09bdffd915c096383ba3080fcb1bba<p><b>Police in France are on high alert as they hunt for any accomplices of the gunmen who killed 17 people in two days of terror attacks.</b><p>Hayat …

Anonymous declares war over Charlie Hebdo attack

Anonymous declared war on Islamic extremists Friday and promised to take revenge for the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.<p>In a video posted on YouTube, the group of hackers said they would track down websites and social media networks linked to terrorists, and take them down.<p>"We, …


How the Kouachi brothers turned to terrorism

<b>(CNN) —</b> Said and Cherif Kouachi, who are the leading suspects in Wednesday's attack on the magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, grew up in a world of poor job prospects, life in the French equivalent of the projects and prison time that is not untypical for the French "underclass," which is …