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Putin: Trump attackers 'worse than prostitutes'

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday dismissed challenges to the legitimacy of President-elect Donald Trump's election victory, saying Trump's detractors "fabricate information and use it in the political struggle; they are worse than prostitutes; they have no moral limits."<p>Putin, speaking …

'No injustice is more devastating': Dilma Rousseff condemns rivals' 'treachery'

Impeachment defeat not the end of suspended president’s fight as she will go on trial for up to six months on charges of doctoring government accounts<p>There were no tears – at least not from Dilma Rousseff – as she left the Planalto presidential palace after an impeachment defeat that curtails 13 …

An Immigrant Entrepreneur With A Gift For Data Finds A Little-Noticed Niche: Tiny Grocers

There are a couple of moments Mohamed Aly particularly remembers when he thinks about the long journey to bring his dream of starting a company to reality.<p>One is when the Egyptian, who immigrated here in 2004, saw his wife looking at a mess of advertising circulars in preparation for the arrival of …

United States

5 Topics for This Week’s Presidential Debates

The Democratic and Republican presidential candidates will meet this week on the heels of the New Hampshire primary and ahead of the much-anticipated South Carolina primaries and Nevada caucuses. Democrats Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton will meet Thursday in a PBS-hosted debate in Milwaukee, …

Neato's robot vacuum is the first with smartwatch control

Beat that, Jetsons.<p>We're not sure how useful controlling a robotic vacuum from a smartwatch is, but there's no debating the bragging rights. Neato has revealed that its $699/£550 Botvac Connected is the first robotic vacuum you can control with an Apple Watch or Android Wear device. As long as …

Wear OS

The Untold Story Of The ISS, The Most Complex Structure You’ll Never Visit

An architect’s account of the construction of the International Space Station was seven years in the making.<p>“One of the pleasures of great works of architecture and engineering is that you can visit them,” writes architect David Nixon. That’s impossible for the International Space Station, which is …

Narendra Modi targets 100 smart villages by end of 2016

<b>New Delhi:</b> After the smart cities mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission (SPMRM) aimed at …

A Right to Education initiative by those denied the right themselves

Defying all odds, Shirkul, now 20, has continued to pursue her dream and is currently pursuing a Bachelors degree in Commerce from the Yeshwantrao …

India

The activewear trend is getting some help with this 1960s fashion icon

Athleisure, the biggest fashion trend of 2015, is still going strong and fashion legends are now taking notice. The name Peggy Moffitt conjures up …

Trends

Three books that detail the biology of love

"I think I can stop taking my antidepressant," a friend told me. She recently started dating someone whom she refers to as her "human drug." It turns out there may be science to prove that. In honor of Valentine's Day, we rounded up some insights from recent books into the biology of love.<p><b>The</b> …

Berkeley scientists develop quake-detection phone app

Scientists at UC Berkeley began mobilizing a global smartphone network Friday to detect earthquakes and someday send out life-saving early warnings before dangerous temblors shake the distant ground.<p>In a crowdsourcing program called “MyShake,” the scientists released the first quake-detecting …

The single biggest obstacle facing efforts to stop the Zika virus

The Zika virus, a mosquito-borne disease that has captured the world's attention after half a century of lurking in the shadows, is still relatively unknown to researchers.<p>Yes, there seems to be mounting evidence that the virus might be connected with a rare birth defect called microcephaly, in …

Beating Procrastination: 72 Successful People Reveal their Most Powerful Tips

Why do today what you can put off till tomorrow?<p><i>"This isn't important right now, I will get to it later." "This is too difficult, let's keep it for next week." "I need to be in the right mood." "I work better under pressure."</i><p>It comes in various forms (as above), but it has one name. …

10 Ways To Make This Year Your Best Year Ever

The beginning of a new year is a special time. For some, it is a time to reflect on the past. For others, it is a time to plan for the future. Most …

'What Advice Would You Give to a Room Full of Students?'

A few years ago I received an email from a woman who was invited to meet with the parents of children at a school, asking me: "You've been working with children and teenagers for a long time. What advice would you give to a room full of parents?" I answered her, and that became the basis of a …