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ScienceAlert Deal: 4 Essential Coding Languages You Should Know in 2018

Which is the best for you?<p>Coding is becoming a more and more essential and valued skill in a range of industries. Even if it isn't the core of your …

11 books on the future of humanity that everyone should read

But many writers have imagined the future in their work, inviting us to travel through time.<p>We asked Lynn Lobash, manager of the New York Public Library's Reader Services department, to recommend the books about the future that everyone should read.<p>Here are 11, and you can see more recommendations …

Anger erupts at Republican town halls

<b>Murfreesboro, Tennessee (CNN) —</b> More than seven years after angry anti-Obamacare town halls erupted across the country, raw emotions are boiling over again -- this time, as the Republican Party under President Donald Trump gears up to dismantle Barack Obama's legacy.<p>And the fury is flaring up in …

Donald Trump

Panda cub faceplants after falling off stage in China

A photograph shows a member of staff running frantically towards a giant panda cub as it fell face-first from a stage.<p>Too late to stop it falling, the staff member arrived too late and the panda's little legs flailed in the air.<p>The cub was being shown off on a display at the Chengdu Research Base …

Ornithology

The 6 best shots I got in 15,500 miles of traveling New Zealand

BETWEEN OCTOBER 2014 AND SEPTEMBER 2015, I travelled 25,000+ km (15,500+ miles) across both main islands of New Zealand, including the smaller and …

New Zealand

Facebook's Sandberg says a 'like' attack can help fight ISIS

One way to combat terrorist organizations such as ISIS on the internet, according to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, could be to engage in a so-called "like" attack. At a panel on the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, Sandberg gave an example of how German Facebook users "liked" a neo-Nazi …

World Economic Forum

World's Most Wanted Criminal Found Working at a Subway Restaurant in the UK

If you're one of the world's most wanted men, where do you hide out? Apparently a Subway restaurant in the U.K. According to the Mirror, 28-year-old Piotr Kupiec was arrested at a Subway in Wiltshire after the restaurant was raided by police last week. Polish officers had been investigating Kupiec …

Crime

A new Chrome extension completely filters Donald Trump off your internet

The software analyses websites for the use of his name and stops access to any website that contains it.<p>Its creator says that the tool hasn't just been created to filter out the often incendiary pronouncements of the presidential candidate — but in the hope of broadening the debate, too.<p>"I hope …

Most Enchanting Cities in Southern Spain

Southern Spain is the ultimate playground for any beach lover and nature enthusiast. While Spain is a little too massive to tackle in one trip, …

Animal photos of the year 2015: Part 2 - Telegraph

SpaceX releases close-up photos of Falcon 9's successful launch and landing

SpaceX hit a major milestone last night when it stuck the landing of its Falcon 9 rocket. As usual, SpaceX documented the entire event for the public, broadcasting live video and publishing photos from the launch and landing sites so it can all be seen up close. A lot of people were watching last …

World Heritage Site Pictures: Taj Mahal

A tribute to a beloved wife, the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, has gleamed on the banks of the Yamuna River for nearly four centuries.

Travel Photography

World Heritage Site Pictures: Works of Antoni Gaudí

The fantastic world of Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí is preserved in seven sites around Barcelona, combined into one World Heritage site.

Barcelona

Yale investigation finds ‘no evidence’ of racism at frat party alleged to have been for ‘white girls only’

It was the Facebook post heard across the Ivy League, if not the entire country.<p>On Halloween, Yale undergrad Neema Githere wrote that black friends of hers had been turned away from a fraternity party because it was for “white girls only.”<p>That accusation, combined with an administrator’s …

A Turkish court appointed five ‘Lord of the Rings’ experts to figure out whether this Gollum meme is offensive

Turkish doctor Bilgin Çiftçi lost his job. He’s been put on trial. And whether he goes to prison hinges on one thing:<p>Is Gollum a good guy?<p>According to the Turkish news agency DHA, Çiftçi was expelled from the Public Health Institution of Turkey in October after sharing a meme comparing Turkish …

Tim Tam crisis: War erupts over Australia's favourite chocolate biscuit

The battle over an Australian chocolate biscuit has turned a sweet business relationship rather sour.<p>The humble Tim Tam is at the centre of a tussle …

Australia