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The top 17 startups to launch so far in 2016

While the start of 2016 might have spelled trouble for some well-established startups, it also saw the birth of companies tackling things like a cure for cancer, superfast internet, and competition for Uber.<p>Business Insider spoke to founders and venture capitalists and took a look at funding data …

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<b>London (CNN) —</b> The most vocal architect of Britain's seismic decision to leave the European Union thumbed his nose at the EU Parliament Tuesday as members booed and turned their backs on him, in the most visible clash of ideologies between Britain and Europe since last week's vote.<p>Nigel Farage, …

How ‘Brexit’ Will Affect the Global Economy, Now and Later

Things fall apart. And now, “things” includes the European Union.<p>British voters delivered a well-aimed kick at the global elites who prefer a Britain that is deeply intertwined, economically and diplomatically, with Europe.<p>So now that they did it, what does it mean for the British economy and the …

15 maps that will change the way you see the world

Telegraph Travel has mapped the world in many ways – here are some of the most eye-opening.<p>1. Life expectancy<p>This map shows the world according to life expectancy. The results are depressingly unsurprising. Africa is the only continent that contains nations where the average life expectancy is …

11 things Germany does better than anywhere else | CNN Travel

Life as a female refugee: 'You don't know who to trust' | Human Rights

"We never sleep [at the same time]. One of us always stays awake. We've heard too many stories of women who have been robbed," says 38-year-old Samaher from Baghdad. She has a soft voice and sad, dark eyes.<p>Three weeks ago she fled Iraq with her baby boy and two female friends.<p>Now she is at the …

NASA is giving in-person, behind-the-scenes tours to select social media space superfans

What the US government’s space agency lacks in funding, it makes up for in buzz. NASA has made itself “the darling of the internet” through humble-yet-shrewd use of more than 500 official social media accounts.<p>Now NASA is rewarding—and leveraging—its millions of Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram …

Coding bootcamps are getting so competitive that there’s now a $3,000 prep program

The big idea behind coding bootcamps is that you don’t need a degree to learn how to code—or to get hired by a company like Google, for that matter.<p>These institutions, which purport to equip adults with a foundation to write software on the job, have eschewed traditional (and pricey) …

Travel Lens: Don George’s World

From climbing Kilimanjaro and contemplating the magic of Uluru to exploring the jungles of Cambodia and the backcountry temples of Shikoku, legendary travel writer and editor <b>Don George</b> has seen the better part of our planet.<p>Here’s a look at the world and all that’s in it through his unique</b> …

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Every day, we look for the most spectacular travel photography from around the globe. It wasn't easy, but our photo editors narrowed down the best 50 images from last year. See which photos are a step above the rest. <b><br>View the gallery</b> <b>››</b><p>Travel Favorites<p>After traveling to some of the planet’s most …

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Rare pictures of the last 10 years of Gandhi's life

<b>Here's an anxious-looking Mahatma Gandhi making a telephone call from his office in Sevagram village in the western state of Maharashtra in 1938.</b><p>India's greatest leader had moved to a village called Segaon two years earlier. He had renamed it Sevagram or a village of service. He built an ashram, a …

A Photographer Captures Extraordinary Moments Of Everyday Indian Life

Photographer Steve McCurry has been frequenting — and documenting — India since 1978. His new book, <i>Steve McCurry: India</i> highlights the extraordinary moments of ordinary, everyday life across the subcontinent.<p>We caught up with the man most famous for his portrait of a fiery young girl in Afghanistan …

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Photo highlights of the day: Jude Law in Venice and a circus festival

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you the best photographs from around the world, including a power-lifting group and Jude Law in St Mark’s Square

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Ebola: toilet cleaners, gravediggers and survivors tell their story – in pictures

Ebola claimed more than 10,000 lives, destroyed communities, and tore families apart. The outbreak also brought confusion and distrust. International Medical Corps commissioned Daniel Jack Lyons to give cameras to survivors of Ebola in Sierra Leone and Liberia to empower community members to tell …

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Premier League Hangover: Van Gaal Earns Manchester United Stay of Execution

From the Theatre of Dreams, via the Theatre of Daydreams, to the Theatre of the Absurd. Louis van Gaal is hooked up to a life-support machine, and hawkers outside Old Trafford are already peddling Manchester United scarves emblazoned with a mug shot of Jose Mourinho.<p>Prescient, premature or plain …

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Best of the best in 2015: The year's biggest photography competition winners

A photo of a gay couple sharing an intimate moment in St Petersburg, Russia, was selected as the World Press Photo of the Year. The winning picture …