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Perfectly Clear Photo App For Android Gets A Major Upgrade

With interest in selfies seemingly intensifying — especially given the selfie stick fad — Athentech has found a way to boost its profile in the portrait arena with a new upgrade to its Perfectly Clear photo correction app for Android.<p>The newly released version 4 prominently features updated …

Apps

Texas Muslim Capitol Day Tainted By Anti-Islam Protesters, Lawmaker

At least one state lawmaker and a slew of protesters made their opposition to Texas Muslim Capitol Day known on Thursday.<p>The event, organized by the Texas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, "is an opportunity for community members to learn about the democratic political process …

Religion

France finish seventh in Bocuse d'Or 'the cooking world cup' – a new low

France finish seventh in the Bocuse d'Or, the world's most prestigious cooking championship, their worst ever performance amid fears the country's gastronomic might is on the wane<p><b>France</b> faced gastronomic humiliation on Thursday after it failed to make the podium on home soil in what is considered …

Pictures of the Week 1.29.15

Jordan still holding prisoner demanded by Islamic State as deadline passes | Reuters

AMMAN/TOKYO (Reuters) - Jordan said on Thursday it was still holding an Iraqi would-be suicide bomber as a deadline passed for her release set by Islamic State militants who threatened to kill a Jordanian pilot unless she was handed over by sunset.<p>An audio message purportedly from a Japanese …

North Africa

The private schools at the bottom of the GCSE league tables

We list the independent schools left at the bottom of official rankings, many because they shun conventional GCSEs in favour of alternative International GCSEs<p>Many of the country’s top independent schools are placed at the bottom of new <b>league tables</b>because they are opting for alternative …

Natural History Museum dinosaur ‘Dippy’ switched for blue whale skeleton

Dippy, the Natural History Museum’s beloved dinosaur cast, is to be moved from his spot and replaced by a blue whale skeleton<p>He was erected in the aftermath of the Winter of Discontent and has stood tall through the governments of six prime ministers.<p>But now Dippy, the Natural History Museum’s …

Selma Star Supports Benedict Cumberbatch in Race Controversy

Days after Benedict Cumberbatch incited controversy by referring to black actors as “colored,” David Oyelowo has come to his defense.<p>“To attack him …