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EU allies berate 'incompetent’ Cameron

Leaked tapes reveal senior Polish ministers’ exasperation with Prime Minister in foul-mouthed rant at his handling of European negotiations<p>David Cameron has been accused of “incompetence in European affairs” in a foul-mouthed tirade by one of his closest allies on the continent.<p>The Prime Minister …

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A Little Girl Wrote Google A Letter Asking To Give Her Dad A Day Off, And Google Responded

Here's some advice on how to get some time off from work: Have your daughter send a really cute letter to your employer, asking them to give you a day off.<p>Bonus points if the letter is written in crayon.<p>One little girl decided to give her dad a hand. She wrote his employer, which happens to be …

Big Ideas Gets a Bit Bigger

Inside Flipboard / June 23, 2014<p>We’ve got a special place for people aspiring to make the world better: it’s called Big Ideas. This category, which …

Be Happy, Do This: Hand-Written Tips From Malcolm Gladwell, Roman Mars, And More

Design student Graham McMullin is asking one person a day to document what makes him or her happy, then testing those suggestions himself.<p>How do you exercise your inalienable right to pursue happiness? Graham McMullin, a student at School of Visual Arts in New York City, decided to take an …

Andy Coulson guilty over phone hacking as Rebekah Brooks walks free

David Cameron's former communications chief Andy Coulson is facing jail after being found guilty of conspiring to hack phones while he was editor of the News of the World.<p>Rebekah Brooks, his predecessor in the job, walked free from the Old Bailey after she was cleared of all four of the charges she …

David Cameron taunted by Jean-Claude Juncker over 'lack of common sense'

Jean-Claude Juncker rebukes the Prime Minister and says he will be president of the European Commission by the end of the week despite protests from Mr Cameron<p>David Cameron has been taunted over his lack of “common sense” by Jean- Claude Juncker, who hopes to be confirmed as president of the …

Why iPad Sales Growth Has Been Slowing

Apple‘s iPad effectively launched the tablet market when it was released in 2010. The device’s combination of slick design, strong functionality and ease of use have been key to its success, as sales rose from about 32 million units during FY 2011 (first full FY after launch) to around 71 million …

TV debate between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling collapses

Better Together accuses STV of allowing Alex Salmond to dictate the date of a proposed TV debate with Alistair Darling over Scottish independence.<p>Plans for the first proposed Scottish independence TV debate between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling have collapsed in acrimony following a row over …

Volunteer Finds Massive Dinosaur Bone During Dig In Colorado

Think you need a fancy degree to do important scientific work? Think again.<p>This week scientists confirmed that a huge dinosaur bone unearthed on a dig in Colorado is the largest apatosaurus femur ever discovered -- and it was found not by professional paleontologists but by a volunteer named Kay …

Scottish Independence: sites for patriotic Scots

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Astronomers Detect An X-ray Signal That Hints At Dark Matter

Astronomers at NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory have detected a mysterious X-ray signal coming from Perseus galaxy cluster. Although the signal still requires more investigation, there’s a possibility that it represents a concrete discovery of a form of dark matter.<p>Dark matter is still something of …

A craft beer lover's guide to London

In the last 15 years, London has seen incredible growth in its brewing industry from a mere two breweries in 1999 to more than 50 today. Almost all of these new enterprises are small, independent and produce high-quality, innovative styles of beer – an approach to brewing that’s been given the …