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Mother reported son to police for murder after recognising BBC Crimewatch reconstruction

Lee Anderson received a 15-year prison sentence when he was found guilty of killing shopkeeper Javaid Ali<p>A mother reported her son to police for a murder after she recognised a description of him in a Crimewatch TV reconstruction.<p>Margaret Anderson, 53, from Paisley, Scotland, emailed police after …

Indonesian politician bans dating after dark

Young couples barred from seeing each other after 9pm at night and could be forced to marry if they flout the new rules<p>The path of young love has never been an easy one. But dating just became much more challenging for Indonesian teenagers in West Java.<p>Young couples have been banned from seeing …

Asia

Hear The Solar System Make Sweet, Beautiful Music

Pondering “what does the solar system sound like?” seems akin to a tree-falling-in-the-woods rhetorical question. But for visual designer Luke Twyman it’s an opportunity to have a little fun with astronomy and music.<p>SolarBeat is an addictive and oddly soothing web application that uses the orbital …

A teenager describes what it's like on the ISIS sex-slave market

Jinan, 18, a Yazidi, was captured in early 2014 and held by militants from the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, ISIL, or Daesh, for three months before she managed to flee, she said on a visit to Paris ahead of the publication Friday of a book about her ordeal.<p>Seized as ISIS fighters swept …

Meet a traveller: Miguel Gutierrez, the Nomad Barber

In 2013, award-winning barber Miguel Gutierrez set off on an epic round-the-world adventure to learn more about his trade. From Turkey to Singapore, India and beyond, Miguel, aka the Nomad Barber, has been using his expertise to explore cultures and customs through barbershops across the globe.<p>But …

Economics Has Math Problem

A lot of people complain about the math in economics. Economists tend to quietly dismiss such complaints as the sour-grapes protests of literary …

When Knowledge Is Unforgettable

Adults remember more of what they learned in school than they think they do—thanks to an aspect of education that doesn’t get much attention in policy debates.<p>I recently found a box of papers from high school and was shocked to see what I once knew. There, in my handwriting, was a multi-step …

High School

Definitive Quantum Entanglement Test Could Secure the Future of Cryptography — NOVA Next | PBS

Einstein was right about a lot of things, but this isn’t one of them.<p>A new experiment demonstrates for the first time that his aversion to quantum …

Guitarists Can Sync Their Brains With Other Players, Forming A Giant Hyperbrain

The neuroscience of jamming is a giant mind meld.<p>Guitarists perform a kind of mind-meld when they play together, syncing their brainwaves to the extent that they can anticipate each other’s moves. They also switch off the outside world while playing, leaving them in a tiny universe of them and …

Brainwaves

India has eliminated tetanus as a mass killer, one year after getting rid of polio

It’s been just over a year since India was officially declared polio-free, and the country’s public health system has just achieved another remarkable result: tetanus is no longer listed as a public health threat.<p>The success is part of the Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Elimination Initiative, an …

Python v king cobra: battle of the snakes - but who won?

Deadly reptiles fight on Singapore's streets as the jungle spills into the city - do not watch if you're scared of snakes<p>Two large and deadly snakes fought ferociously on a Singapore street, leaving passers-by stunned.<p>The reptiles had made their way into the city from the dense jungle surrounding …

Pest Control

This guy designed the 'Minority Report future'

John Underkoffler has the kind of name screenwriters bestow on renegade geniuses in superhero movies. It’s lucky then that in our entirely disappointing universe, he lives up to the inherent coolness of that monicker.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business …

Indian sisters sentenced to rape because of their brother's affair

A village council in India has ordered two young women to be raped after their brother eloped with a married woman from a higher caste.<p>One of the …

Indian sisters to be raped as 'punishment' for brother eloping

Two Indian sisters 'sentenced' to be raped and then paraded naked around the streets with their faces blackened in another example of India's scandalous 'village justice'<p>Two sisters in India - one aged only 15-years - are to be raped as "punishment" for their brother running away with a married …

India

This startup can grow metal like a tree, and it's about to hit the big time

A Seattle startup has found a way to grow high performance metals in a cheap and energy efficient way, marking an important breakthrough for …

Ranger Chaplain's Endorsing Agency: Women in Combat 'Contrary to Nature,' 'Biblical Duty of Man to Defend Woman'

Ever since the repeal of "Don't ask, don't tell," there has been a non-stop effort by Christian fundamentalists to undermine the effect of the repeal. Coalitions have been formed to futilely continue to fight this fight that they already lost, members of Congress have introduced legislation aimed …

These countries tried women-only transport. Here's what happened

Jeremy Corbyn has suggested 'women-only' train carriages could reduce sex attacks in the UK. A number of countries have already had the same idea... so does it work?<p>Jeremy Corbyn has suggested a consultation on women-only train carriages at night to reduce sex attacks in the UK.<p>The Labour …

Guest blames lodge for lack of bear sightings in hilarious note

Going on safari is a little like playing the lottery - you pay your money and you take your chance.<p>The same is true of any wildlife holiday. And that's the beauty of such an experience - the fleeting encounter with a wild animal, the observation of nature as God intended, the reminder that we share …

'I feel so very helpless' - letter from an Eritrean father whose son fled to Europe

I should have been ready for it, but I wasn’t. It had been happening to so many of my friends, but for some reason I didn’t expect it to happen to me.<p>Last week I found out that my 19-year-old son has joined the ranks of those who have left the country, just like so many others of his age. He did it …

Africa

First time Jerusalem: top tips for your visit to the Holy City

Sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims, Jerusalem’s Old City is one of the world’s foremost pilgrimage destinations. It’s also one of the most magical – and disputed – places in the Middle East. If the description ‘living history’ truly applies anywhere in the world, it applies here.<p>But the Old …

Singapore monetary policy caught between rock and hard place, say analysts

SINGAPORE (REUTERS) - Singapore is caught between a rock and a hard place: easing its exchange rate-based monetary policy would strengthen its export …

He Found This Spool At A Construction Site And Did Something Epic With It

Though summer only has a little over a month to go, there's still plenty of time to squeeze in some final fun in the sun with a backyard barbecue. If …

BBQ

Robot mother builds 'cube babies' then watches them take first steps

Cambridge University has built evolution by natural selection into a robot for the first time<p>A ‘mother’ robot which can build its own ‘children’, test which ones do best, then modify their design, has been developed by scientists at Cambridge University.<p>In an astonishing video released by the …

Bedtime phenomenon: scientist develops book to send children to sleep in minutes

For most authors the prospect of their books sending readers to sleep would be horrifying.<p>But the latest publishing phenomenon which is topping the Amazon charts is a book which promises to do just that, at least for children.<p>The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep, has been created by Swedish …

'Godzilla El Nino' will bring chaos including floods and wildfires to the world

Experts say a record-breaking El Nino could bring global weather chaos and devastation<p>A so-called "Godzilla El Nino" could bring chaos including floods, drought and wildfires to large parts of the world this winter, according to weather experts.<p>The potentially record-breaking phenomenon would …

It's Time For Legal Reform

When people consider what’s good about the American economy—what works and what we ought to be proud of—our record of entrepreneurship and inventiveness must near the top of the list. For all of our problems, America’s economic system continues to be an engine of new ideas and innovation. Sadly, …

The Strange, Tragic Things You Hear While Volunteering at a Crisis Hotline

I've listened to depressed teenagers and people who were oblivious that they were paedophiles.<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>VICE France</i><p>Before I personally volunteered at a crisis and emotional support helpline, I had very little understanding of what actually went on at such a centre. I …

When a Job Offer Is Rescinded After You've Resigned From Your Current Position

Here's what you should do if you were extended a job offer and and then the company rescinds the offer after you resign from your current job.<p><b>Q: My</b> …

Lexus hoverboard is a cool reality in this skate park video

Following up on a story we posted back in June, Lexus has finally revealed footage of a real, working hoverboard. And it looks amazing.<p>Demonstrated …

Hoverboards

Dubai to 'break records' with 1,200 metre indoor ski slope

A Dubai developer has announced plan to build a record-breaking, 1.2km indoor ski run in the middle of a roasting hot desert.<p>Gallery: Dubai to 'break …