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These Charity Bracelets Are The Perfect Excuse To Shop

Ever since the Livestrong bracelet, charity jewelry has been popping up all over the place. But over the years, the bracelets and necklaces we've been seeing have evolved from rubber bands to hand-crafted pieces that not only do good, but also look good.<p>Below are five companies that are donating …

Three men and their families will be eligible for personalised treatment designed to target their genetic defects<p>Three men from two families are the first patients to be diagnosed with rare diseases after volunteering to have their complete genetic codes mapped as part of the groundbreaking 100,000 …

Genetics

Shift Architectural Photography With a Leica by Dierk Topp

<b>By DIERK TOPP</b><p>My topic is sort of special and probably not for many readers, but it may be worth to think about using tilt-shift lenses on your Leica …

The secrets of color-changing chameleons revealed

Scientists studying chameleon skin have discovered the secret to the lizards' color-changing prowess: Rather than relying purely on pigments, the animals use photonic nanocrystals in their skin to manipulate light with exquisite precision.<p>The findings, described in the journal Nature …

Atlanta police shoot naked and unarmed black man

<b>A white police officer in an Atlanta suburb shot dead an unarmed black man who was not wearing clothes on Monday.</b><p>The officer was responding to an emergency call about a man "acting deranged" and "crawling around on the ground naked".<p>DeKalb County Police Chief Cedric Alexander said no weapon was …

Scientists say people are terrible at remembering what the Apple logo looks like

Apple's logo is a masterpiece of form. It's a refined, elegant shape that represents the computer brand without the need for words, and represents an expectation of quality. But, according to a UCLA study published last month, nobody can remember what it looks like. Scientists at the university …

Fashionable friends: Kanye West's celebrity front row neighbours – in pictures

Kanye West was one of the most ubiquitous men on the front row this past month. Here are the famous faces who sat next to the designer/rapper (or rapper/designer) from Kim Kardashian to Paul McCartney to Jane Birkin

Paul McCartney

Samsung Galaxy S6 Camera: What To Expect From The iPhone 6 Challenger

Samsung’s recently announced Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones mark a radical departure from the current Galaxy S formula.<p>One of the most exciting features of the new Galaxy S6 handsets is the camera, which boasts a stellar specification exceeding the capabilities of just about any …

Phones

ISIS video claims to show killing of Israeli spy

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> A newly released ISIS video shows a child shooting a man the group claims is an Israeli spy.<p>The video identifies the man as 19-year-old Mohamed Said Ismail Musallam, an Israeli citizen of Palestinian descent.<p>In the video, ISIS shows Musallam's Israeli passport and claims he's an …

Celebs On the Catwalk in Paris

Apple’s new MacBook reiterates how desperately we need battery innovation

Apple yesterday announced a new MacBook that’s thinner and lighter than the existing MacBook Air. It’s got some impressive new features, but Apple’s focus on making things smaller still has a barrier: batteries.<p>The picture above illustrates just how much companies like Apple have managed to shrink …

Isis tricked victims into appearing calm with beheading rehearsals

Foreign hostages captured by Islamic State were subjected to numerous mock beheadings and were unaware they were about be killed, a former member of the jihadi group has said, offering an apparent explanation for why they seem so calm when reading statements to camera.<p>A former translator, “Saleh”, …

North Africa

The 9 Most Romantic Cities In The South

If you're in the mood for a romantic getaway with your significant other but don't quite know where you want to go, then we've got you covered.<p>From a quiet Tennessee town to the mountains of North Carolina, we've picked the nine most romantic cities in the South. Take a look, book a trip, and take …