Munah Haisley

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Mars lost ocean of water to space

About 4 billion years ago, a primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean, say researchers, but Mars has lost 87 percent of it …

Barack Obama to miss ceremony marking the liberation of Auschwitz

World leaders will gather in Poland on Tuesday to attend the ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. The nine-person US delegation, meanwhile, will be headed by treasury secretary Jack Lew – the fifth person in the presidential line of succession.<p>About 300 …

Barack Obama

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Lying on Facebook profiles can implant false memories, experts warn

A fifth of young people admit their online profile bears little resemblance to reality<p>Embellishing the truth to impress friends on sites like Facebook may implant false memories, psychologists have warned.<p>A fifth of young people admit their online profile bears little resemblance to reality, and …

Social Media

Hong Kong media tycoon resigns after arrest

Hong Kong publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai, an outspoken critic of Beijing, has stepped down as editor-in-chief of the popular <i>Apple Daily</i> newspaper after being arrested for refusing to leave a key pro-democracy protest site in the centre of the city.<p>Hong Kong police arrested nearly 250 activists on …

The pilots of Instagram: beautiful views from the cockpit, violating rules of the air

The pilots of Instagram are internet famous. Their stunning photos of the skies, captured from their unusual perspective inside the cockpit, garner hundreds, sometimes thousands of likes from fans.<p>But taking photos, or using most any electronic device, while piloting a commercial aircraft is …

Aviation

Mobile apps still collect information on kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried that toy stores, fast food chains, and other retailers are tracking your kids online this holiday season? A landmark 2013 …

Animals out in the cold - in pictures

‘Life on Earth is in peril. We have no future if we don’t go into space’

STEPHEN HAWKING<p>Physicist and cosmologist<p>Robotic missions are much cheaper and may provide more scientific information, but they don’t catch the public imagination in the same way, and they don’t spread the human race into space, which I’m arguing should be our long-term strategy. If the human race …

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer teases new faces and nostalgia

"There has been an awakening. Have you felt it?" So asks the first teaser trailer, appropriately enough, for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," director J.J. Abrams' highly anticipated update of the classic space-opera franchise.<p>Although the minute-and-a-half clip, viewable above, offers little in the …