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Thank You, Donald Trump

Dear Mr. Trump,<p>I’m sure you receive tomes of correspondences every day, including hate mail, people begging for jobs, and hairdressers offering to …

5 takeaways from the Republican debate

<b>Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) —</b> The biggest elephant wasn't in the room -- so Ted Cruz stood center stage, taking punches from his opponents and the moderators.<p>But how much did this matter? The Fox News debate Thursday night exposed few new rifts between the contenders and featured candidates mostly …

Government

San Bernardino shooters 'supporters' of ISIS, terror group says

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS on Saturday hailed the two people who massacred 14 people in Southern California this week as "supporters" of the terror group -- a message that came after U.S. investigators said they suspect one of the shooters professed loyalty to the Islamist network.<p>The terror group's official …

How Sweden became the startup capital of Europe

Stockholm is the second most prolific tech hub in the world on a per capita basis, behind Silicon Valley. How did that happen and where does it go from here?<p>When Apple, the Silicon Valley veteran that revolutionised the music industry by unbundling the physical album and allowing individual digital …

Nuclear missiles could be sited again on British soil in new 'Cold War' with Russia

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says there are 'worrying signs' about the increased activity of Russian forces and the UK would consider the pros and cons of taking US intermediate-range weapons<p>The UK could site American new nuclear missiles on British soil amid heightened tensions with Russia, …

South Koreans win Darpa robotics challenge

<b>A South Korean robotics team has won the Darpa Robotics Challenge.</b><p>The contest is a battle of robots on an obstacle course meant to simulate conditions similar to the 2011 Fukushima nuclear plant disaster.<p>Team Kaist's DRC-Hubo humanoid robot defeated 22 others to win the top $2m prize from the US …

The rise of Taylor Swift to Forbes powerful woman

How did the pop princess earn her place as one of the world's most powerful women?<p>Forbes announced today that Taylor Swift has entered at number 64 of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women list. With five platinum albums in nine years, and seven Grammys under her belt, it's unsurprising that the …

Why Freud Chose Nazi Germany Over America

His aversion to America was by no means unconscious: given the choice between safe passage to the United States and increasing oppression at the …

World History

Ed Miliband: I feel sorry for Stephanie Flanders and my other ex-girlfriends

Ed Miliband, the Labour leader, says he is concerned that his ex-girlfriends have "ended up in the papers" after it emerged that he had a brief fling with Stephanie Flanders<p>Ed Miliband has said he feels "sorry" for his previous girlfriends after a former senior BBC journalist was unmasked as his …

We will rue the day Nick Clegg ratted on his deal

Telegraph View: The Lib Dem leader's betrayal of David Cameron over electoral boundary changes may put Labour in power this election<p>For <b>his interview with The Sunday Telegraph published at the weekend</b>, David Cameron wisely avoided talking in the kitchen, scene of <b>so many political pratfalls recently</b>. …

Apple Watch: latest rumours and facts

The latest rumours about the Apple Watch plus everything we know about specs, pricing, features and release date<p>Apple is finally on the verge of releasing the Apple Watch following years of speculation.<p>The Apple Watch, first announced last September, is the company's first original product since …

Smartwatches

Mummified embrace may explain 55-year Mexican mystery

Two desiccated bodies locked in a clinch are found on moutainside where three climbers disappeared in 1959 avalanche<p>Locked in an embrace, the mummified remains may end a 55-year mystery of what happened to climbers buried in an avalanche on <b>Mexico's</b> highest mountain.<p>And their clinch shows how they …

Mountaineering

The Surprising Sleep Habits of the Rich and Famous

Thomas Edison thought sleep was a waste of time, preferring instead to take a series of daily power naps. So did Leonardo da Vinci. Nikola Tesla …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Mark Zuckerberg reveals his one rule for hiring

'It's a pretty good test and it has served me well,' Facebook founder tells audience at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona<p>As the founder of one of the most successful companies on the planet, when <b>Mark Zuckerberg</b> gives job advice it’s a good idea to listen.<p>Speaking at the Mobile World Congress in …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

Just A Bit Of DNA Helps Explain Humans' Big Brains

Scientists studying the difference between human and chimpanzee DNA have found one stretch of human DNA that can make the brains of mice grow significantly bigger.<p>"It's likely to be one of many DNA regions that's critical for controlling how the human brain develops," says Debra Silver, a …

Alzheimer's researchers find molecule that delays onset of disease

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have identified a crucial molecule that could put the brakes on the damage to the brain<p>The onset of Alzheimer’s disease could be delayed by a molecule that occurs naturally in humans, research suggests.<p>The study in mice showed that the “housekeeping” …

Neuroscience

Ed Miliband promises 80,000 more apprenticeships under Labour – video

Ed Miliband pledges to create an extra 80,000 high-quality apprenticeships a year. Speaking at Jaguar Land Rover in Wolverhampton on Monday, the Labour leader says he would guarantee an apprenticeship to every school leaver who gets the grades. He also promised that all apprenticeships would be …

The Most Amazing Science And Technology Images Of The Year

We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure<p>Each week at <i>Popular Science</i>, the staff scours the web for the most amazing images from the realms of science and technology. We liked this year's weekly gallery images so much that we compiled our favorite visualizations, …

Donate Your Voice to Charity

A speech scientist has created a human voice bank to build personalized sounds for people who rely on computers to communicate.<p>Earlier this year, Stephen Hawking, who has relied on the same computerized system to communicate for more than 20 years, received a much-needed upgrade. The system, which …

Sweden jails man who framed beggar for theft

A Swedish man has been sentenced to four months in prison after he stole a tablet computer from his son's preschool and handed it to a Romanian beggar in an attempt to frame her for theft.<p>Shortly after giving the device to the woman, the 34-year-old man called police and reported that the beggar …

Russia economy: What is the risk of meltdown?

<b>Russia's Central Bank has raised interest rates to 17%, but the rouble has continued to plummet, prompting fears of economic crisis.</b><p>Russians are reminded of the dark days of 1998, when President Boris Yeltsin's government defaulted on its debt. But how severe are the problems and is there a way out?<p>…

America, nation of torturers: Stop saying “this isn’t who we are” — here’s the real truth

Terrible findings in the torture report “are not who we are,” John Kerry claims. Well, here’s a U.S. history lesson<p>It's comforting for those whose actions are not aligned with their stated values to believe that what one does in real life is not what ultimately defines who one really is. It's nice …

African leaders urge West to act on Libya

African leaders have urged the West to intervene in crisis-hit Libya and prevent instability from spreading across the Sahel and destabilising fragile regional governments.<p>Speaking at an African security summit in Senegal on Tuesday, leaders from Libya's neighbours called on NATO to help stem the …

Top 10 ethical travel destinations for 2015 | CNN Travel

Kids' Movies Are Full of Death

Main characters are two-and-a-half times more likely to die in a children's animated film than in a film for adults—and three times more likely to be murdered.<p>Death lurked outside the couple’s doorstep. A monster, many times their size, fixed its eyes upon their home. Paralyzed with fear, they …

The Chance of a Collision in Outer Space Is Practically Zilch

The universe is full of wonder, and a whole lot of nothingness.<p>Here’s a question: If you could fly a spacecraft from one end of the galaxy all the way to the other, in a straight line, what are the chances you’d make it through without hitting anything?<p>That’s the scenario Reddit user bigri23 put …

Bush-appointed judge rules Obama’s immigration action unconstitutional

Judge Arthur Schwab rules Obama’s action oversteps his constitutional authority<p>In an opinion that at times read more like a partisan jeremiad than a judicial ruling, a George W. Bush-appointed federal judge ruled Tuesday that President Obama overstepped his constitutional authority with his …

Doctors With Borders: How the U.S. Shuts Out Foreign Physicians

MDs trained overseas must go through an often prohibitively difficult, time-consuming process.<p>In <i>A Moveable Feast</i>, Ernest Hemingway details his time in Paris in the 1920s, dedicating a section to his friend F. Scott Fitzgerald. In this part, Gatsby’s creator is depicted as, among other things, a …

Pope Francis Says There’s a Place for Pets in Paradise

Pope Francis confirmed during his weekly address in the Vatican’s St. Peter’s Square that canines, along with “all of God’s creatures,” can make it …

Christianity