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Holidays you thought you couldn't take with kids

Having children doesn't mean the next few years of travel are all about two-week package holidays, self-catering accommodation, and strategic locations near gaudy play centres.<p>Read on to find out why the Maldives isn't just for blissful couples and whether safaris and toddlers really can mix.<p>Safaris<p>…

Urban Exploration Photographer Finds a Stash of Cash in an Abandoned House

What would you do if you came across a fat stack of cash while doing urban exploration photography? That’s what happened to Dave of Freaktography …

Urban Exploration

The boy who put a star in a jar

Jamie Edwards made history when he built a working nuclear fusion reactor at school<p>The moment came on 5 March last year, when Jamie Edwards, then 13, flicked the switch and waited with bated breath. “Seeing that purple glow that [was] the best part,” said Edwards. As the neutron detector confirmed …

Pope Francis’ New Cardinals Reflect a ‘Poor Church’

There few things a Pope does that is more important than picking his Cardinals, which he announced on Sunday. From the college of Cardinals–none from …

Eva Kor: What It Was Like to Be Experimented on During the Holocaust

My twin sister Miriam and I were used in Josef Mengele’s experiments at Auschwitz as ten-year-old girls. We were taken six days a week for the …

Is China's economy really the largest in the world?

<b>For the first time in more than 140 years, the US has lost the title of the world's largest economy - it has been stolen by China, according to the IMF. But how reliable are the statistics underpinning this claim? The BBC's economics editor, Robert Peston, explains lower down why China matters to</b> …

Exclusive: 29 Instagrams That Defined the World in 2014

More from Newroz in Diyarbakir. #newroz #kurds #turkey #amed #diyarbakir #flags #somanyflags<br>Scout Tufankjian (@stufankjian) via Instagram<p>1 of 29<p>As …

Have scientists found first sign of Dark Matter?

A signal picked up by Dutch and Swiss scientists is thought to be the first phsical evidence of Dark Matter<p>It was first theorised more than 70 years ago, but after decades of searching, scientists believe they have seen the first sign of elusive Dark Matter.<p>Researchers have picked up unexpected …

Asteroid strike: 7 ways the world could end

As a mountain-sized asteroid is detected heading towards Earth, what is the likeliest 'extinction-level' scenario for mankind?<p>Our solar system is littered with billions of pieces of debris, from the size of large boulders to objects hundreds of miles across. We know that from time to time these hit …

Carmakers prepare to shift to hydrogen fuel cells

Concerned about slow sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids, automakers are increasingly betting the future of green cars on hydrogen fuel cell technology.<p>Even Toyota Motor Corp., maker of the popular Prius gas-electric hybrid, will use hydrogen instead of batteries to power its next generation …

Do people know where their chicken comes from?

<b>Campaigners say chicken meat needs better labelling. How much do people really know about the life of a chicken before it reaches their plate?</b><p>A long, low, metal shed, fed by large plastic drums, pipes and chimneys - to the layman it looks like a small chemical plant. Hidden in the folds of the Peak …

How the world loved the swastika - until Hitler stole it

<b>In the Western world the swastika is synonymous with fascism, but it goes back thousands of years and has been used as a symbol of good fortune in almost every culture in the world. As more evidence emerges of its long pre-Nazi history in Europe, can this ancient sign ever shake off its evil</b> …

Eastern Europe

Ebola outbreak: Six surprising numbers

The medical teams now being sent to the affected countries need mobile phones to pass on vital information about how the disease is spreading, especially in remote areas.<p><i>Figure from Ocha</i><p>Ebola is transmitted through patients' body fluids, leaving health workers particularly vulnerable to the …

Disease

The Week in Pictures | October 6 – 12, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin this week’s installment from West Africa, where a specialized Ebola team cleans a house in Sierra Leone. More photos<p>Mexico City: Protesters march during a demonstration demanding justice in the case of the 43 students who went …

Photographer Turns Dancers Into Living Sculptures in Urban Landscapes

UK-based photographer Bertil Nilsson‘s project “Intersections” is a blend of two photographic subjects: urban landscapes and dance.<p>Nilsson first …