Sharon

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How long can we stay awake?

We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy.<p>People start to hallucinate and go a bit crazy<p>It’s surprising how we spend our lives. Reach your 78th birthday and according to some …

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Adform nabs $5.5M to make rich media ads stickier

Ad-tech startup Adform has raised a $5.5 million round of funding, the company announced today.<p>Adform focuses on helping brands, publishers, and advertisers target audiences and easily create rich-media display ads, which companies can then send across multiple platforms like desktops, mobile …

Libya asks world to help it fight 'terrorism'

The Libyan government has called on the United Nations and international community to help fight what it called a war on terrorism as it struggles to stop the country sliding into widening chaos and instability.<p>The appeal came after a wave of bombings and assassinations in the eastern city of …

Central African Republic: 'Massive scale ethnic cleansing'

The Central African Republic is ravaged by what some human rights groups are calling ethnic cleansing.<p>Mainly Muslim rebels seized power last year but after their leader was forced to stand down in January, Christian militias have been targeting Muslim civilians.<p>Newsnight's Tim Whewell has been in …

Open-faced Avocado Hummus Sandwich With Pickled Shallots and Baby Spinach

Here's a sandwich that's easy to assemble, healthy and quite spunky! Indeed, the pickled shallots bring a marvelous contrast to the creamy avocado hummus and the hefty whole-wheat pitas (which I love to use for this sandwich). Drizzled with avocado oil and dotted with baby spinach leaves, this …