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10 female inventors you should know about

You’ve all heard of famous inventors such Thomas Jefferson (The Great Clock), Alexander Graham Bell (telephone) and Benjamin Franklin (bifocal …

Brilliant and Brainy Books to Take to the Beach This Summer

Summer is a time of familiar comforts: the scent of sunscreen and the feeling of sand between toes, the taste of Bomb Pops and the sight of long, …

Books

The Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of May 18, 2015)

Read our top picks from The Daily Edition this week, including stories about ISIS’ takeover of Palmyra and Ramadi, the history of biker gangs in the U.S. and the latest from President Barack Obama on the Iran nuclear negotiations. We’ve also picked a few lighter stories to round out the list, like …

Nepal one month on: UN calls for more aid

<b>One month after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal, the United Nations has said the world needs to provide more food aid and shelter for those left homeless.</b><p>A UN official said there was still a need to focus on providing relief rather than reconstruction.<p>More than 8,000 people …

Natural Disasters
College & University

Future - How the eyes betray your thoughts

Look closer at eye movements and you can find out what’s happening inside somebody’s head, says Mo Costandi.<p>It’s sometimes said that the eyes are windows into the soul, revealing deep emotions that we might otherwise want to hide. Although modern science precludes the existence of the soul, it does …

The Brain

Brides for sale: European women lured for sham marriages

LONDON (AP) — Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met.<p>She knew he did not want her, or her child. He wanted her European identity card. The marriage was arranged so the 23-year-old Pakistani …

Europe