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James Tredwell is England hero in West Indies but fears for his Test place

The irony of an off spinner who cannot get in a Second Division county side but who now plays a big part in dismissing an international side in a Test match is not lost on James Tredwell.<p>Last summer Tredwell, a regular in England’s one-day side, conceded his county place to the young Adam Riley, …

13 Mesmerizing Photos That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Place In The Universe

There's no picture more humbling than one that shows us how small we are in the universe.<p>On this 25th anniversary, TASCHEN has compiled the most breathtaking deep-space images that the Hubble Space Telescope has ever produced, in a remarkable full-color book, <i>Expanding Universe: Photographs from the</i> …

Islamic State militants seize villages near Ramadi in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State extremist group launched an offensive Wednesday in Iraq's western Anbar province, capturing three villages near the provincial capital of Ramadi in what was the most significant threat to the city by the Sunni militants to date.<p>The militants' push comes after the …

Millions of dollars in World War II silver recovered from deep ocean

<b>(CNN) —</b> It took more than seven decades, but England finally got its delivery of tons of silver coins.<p>For most of those years, the money was deep at the bottom of the Atlantic, the monetary casualty of a cruel World War II sinking.<p>In November 1942, the unguarded SS City of Cairo was sunk by a …

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Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

6 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Professional Photographer

So, you’ve got a nice camera, you really love photography, and you’ve been thinking that maybe it would be nice to make a little bit of money from …