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France wants a new keyboard to protect its language

Ministry of culture and communication says non-standardized AZERTY keyboards have made it 'nearly impossible to correctly write French'<p>The latest campaign to protect the French language isn't being waged over anglicisms like "hashtag" or "selfie," but the design of a keyboard.<p>This week, the French …

Language

8 things you (probably) didn’t know about Pompeii

Lost for centuries after being buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79, Pompeii is today one of the world’s most famous – and fascinating – …

Europe wants to build a village on the moon

The International Space Station, as amazing as it is, isn’t going to be around forever—or even for very long. Sometime in the 2020s, the program will come to an end. Europe has been thinking about where it will carry out space research after this date, and it’s aiming high. At the moon.<p>We’ve known …

Space Exploration

Frying vegetables in extra virgin olive oil is healthier than boiling them and prevents cancer, research shows

Vegetables fried in the oil increased in their anti-oxidant capacity and chemicals which prevent long-term diseases<p>Frying vegetables is healthier than boiling them and the way we perceive healthy cooking is about to be majorly re-shaped, a study by a Spanish university has shown.<p>It is often thought …

Why haven't we found aliens yet? Maybe they're all dead

If the universe is so full of the building blocks for life as we know it, why haven't we found any? Because all the aliens are extinct, a new paper proposes.<p>The number of stars in the universe is uncountable. The number of planets potentially even higher. Earth is just one small, pale blue dot …

Billion Years

This global wealth study will make you weep: The most disturbing findings from Oxfam’s latest report

The world’s richest 62 billionaires have as much wealth as the poorest 3.6 billion. But wait, it gets so much worse<p>You may have seen the headlines from Davos, Switzerland, where Oxfam’s latest global inequality report found the world’s richest 62 billionaires have as much wealth as the poorest 3.6 …

Income Inequality