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Herpesvirus may lead to bipolar, depression

Scientists have discovered the human herpesvirus HHV-6 in the neurons of people who lived with bipolar or severe depression.<p>According to the National …

'We no longer feel safe in Britain. Anti-Semitism is forcing us to leave our home'

Over the past four years, something has begun to happen in London. You bump into a couple who you haven’t seen for a while in the supermarket, or find yourself at a dinner party sitting next to an old acquaintance, and the conversation quickly turns to one topic: leaving. Quietly, without fuss or …

Ellie Goulding shocks commuters as she casually catches tubes to Brit Awards 2018

<b>Ellie Goulding shocked commuters as she casually took the London Underground ahead of walking the red carpet at the Brit Awards 2018</b><p>The 31-year-old …

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NASA Live:

NASA launches, landings, and events. Watch live broadcasts from NASA Television and NASA's social media channels, and a schedule of upcoming live …

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Research suggests being lazy is a sign of high intelligence

New research seems to prove the theory that brainy people spend more time lazing around than their active counterparts.<p>Findings from a US-based study …

Gulf Coast

Second machine age: Will robots put us all out of work?

Humanity is entering a second machine age. During the first, driven by the industrial revolution, machines took over all the muscle jobs. In their place though, technology created huge numbers of jobs where you had to use your brain.<p>But a new book suggests that machines, in the shape of robots and …

Google introduces 'time machine' feature in Street View

Google has turned its Google Maps Street View into a time machine to let users travel back in time and see how places have changed.<p>The new feature will let users track changes in landscape, buildings, roads and entire neighbourhoods from around the world since the Street View mapping program began …

Tony Blair to say battle against Islamic extremism is paramount

Tony Blair will warn the west it needs to take sides in the Middle East and move the battle against Islamist extremism to the top of the political agenda.<p>In a speech to Bloomberg in London on Wednesday, the former Labour prime minister will say: "The important point for western opinion is that this …

Tony Blair: 'West should focus on radical Islam'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1071000/1071127_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534422366_4f1298a33d41e1b3f8b51a9c48cbdfa8<p><b>Tony Blair has warned Western leaders they must put aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the threat of Islamic extremism.</b><p>In a …

Amazon Fire TV set-top box streams content to HDTVs

<b>(04-03) 11:00 PDT San Francisco</b> -- Amazon wants a place in your living room - specifically on top of your TV.<p>The company on Wednesday introduced a $99 video set-top box called Amazon Fire TV to stream movies, TV shows, music and games from the Internet onto an HDTV.<p>"Tiny box, huge specs, tons of …

Gina Rinehart, like Margaret Thatcher before her, seeks to divide and conquer | Billy Bragg

Not content with being the richest person in Australia, the mining magnate seeks to create division between her fellow citizens and the most vulnerable in society<p>As a parable of avarice, it is surely much older than the internet that has recently given it a new lease of life. It is so simple that …

Labour's Miliband lowers chances of British vote on EU membership

LONDON (Reuters) - A future Labour government is unlikely to hold a referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union this decade, party leader Ed Miliband said in a political gamble that lowers the chances of Britain leaving the 28-member bloc.<p>Britain's opposition Labour Party Leader Ed …

Alibaba buys ChinaVision stake for $804 million; gains TV, movie content

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China’s largest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding has agreed to buy a controlling stake in ChinaVision Media Group Ltd for $804 million, giving it access to TV and movie content as competition in the world’s biggest Internet market becomes increasingly cutthroat.<p>An …

Popcorn Time Is Like Netflix For Pirated Content

Think of Popcorn Time like Netflix, just with movies worth watching. Find a title and click “Watch It Now”. That’s it.<p>The media catalog is impressive. Everything from first run movies to classics like Hook are available to watch. Frozen, American Hustle, Gravity — even Delivery Man if you’re a …

AP: US government is creating an electronic monitoring system for employees

Edward Snowden owes some of his successful NSA leaks to weak internal supervision -- the agency simply couldn't detect any suspicious data transfers. Would-be leakers may not be so lucky in the future, though. <i>AP</i> sources claim that US intelligence officials are developing an electronic monitoring …

Hyperspace Portal (Or Massive Black Hole...) Found In Deep Space (PICTURE)

The Chandra X-Ray Space Observatory has just photographed some kind of terrifying hyperspace portal deathship in deep space.<p>(Yes, it's true that the …

Iain Duncan Smith Faces Probe Over 'Bogus' Jobs On Jobseekers Website

Iain Duncan Smith's Department of Work and Pensions could be investigated after it emerged that over a third of a million jobs it advertises for job …

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Scientists Hope To Cure 60 Babies With HIV In Three Months

Scientists have announced an ambitious goal to 'cure' 60 young children born with HIV.<p>A team in Boston announced that the first baby born with the …

We won't repeal Gove's school reforms, admits Labour

Labour will not undo Michael Gove's school reforms, many of which have been "successful" the shadow education secretary admitted today.<p>In comments …

Labour backs far-reaching reforms

Labour's special conference has approved reforms to the party's structures, including its historic link with unions<p>Far-reaching reforms that change <b>Labour</b>'s historic links with trade unions were backed by 86 per cent to 14 per cent at a special conference yesterday.<p>Most speakers at the London …

Armed men seize two airports in Ukraine's Crimea, Yanukovich reappears

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (Reuters) - Armed men took control of two airports in the Crimea region on Friday in what the new Ukrainian leadership described as an invasion by Moscow’s forces, and ousted President Viktor Yanukovich surfaced in Russia after a week on the run.<p>Yanukovich said Russia should use …

Zero-Commission Stock Trading App RobinHood Kicks Off Private Beta

RobinHood is about to let anyone buy and sell stocks for free instead of having to pay E*Trade or Scottrade $7 per transaction. Today RobinHood begins inviting the 160,000 people who’ve signed up to download its glossy new app where you can efficiently track and trade stocks. “It’s by far the most …

Google’s Project Ara $50 Modular Smartphone Could Change The Way We Buy Phones Starting Next Year

Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects Division just announced its first developer event for Project Ara, a modular smarpthone, yesterday, and a new follow-up profile by TIME indicates we could see the device come to market by next year, with a $50 price tag to start. The key phrase there is “to …

Could Cooked Meat Hold A Risk Factor For Dementia And Diabetes?

If the results hold up, they could point the way toward new treatments.<p>Cooking meat may be a risk factor for dementia and diabetes, according to new research. When meat is heated, it can produce advanced glycation end products (AGEs), which form when protein or fat reacts with sugar. The research …