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Volvo will build its first car plant in the U.S., hoping to reverse a decline in sales in the world's second biggest auto market.
The Chinese-owned car maker said Monday it would invest $500 million to build the plant.
Volvo sold nearly half a million cars in 100 countries last year, up 8.9% compared …Volvo
Microbiologists were astonished to find that not only did the salve clear up styes, but it also tackled the deadly superbug MRSA, which is resistant to many antibiotics.
A thousand-year-old medieval remedy for eye infections which was discovered in a manuscript in the British Library has been found …Potion
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If you really want to bring success into your life, you should cultivate yourself just as you’d …Success
Dubai took on a Mars-like glow Thursday, after a major sandstorm descended upon the city in the United Arab Emirates. Conditions forced airlines to delay or cancel flights in Dubai after the sandstorm arrived from Saudi Arabia early in the morning.
High-res satellite imagery from @NASA shows the …Middle East Travel
Amateur footage shows the city blanketed under a thick orange cloud
A massive sandstorm has hit the United Arab Emirates, massively reducing visibility and causing disruption to air and road traffic in several Gulf cities.
The bad weather is caused by strong winds that have whipped up desert sand and …Sandstorm
After a mild winter the UK is set to see an explosion of slugs. Make sure you're prepared
Gardeners’ least favourite pest is set to have a record year in 2015. It appears the warm winter may have protected plants from frosts, only to have them eaten by slugs and snails in summer.
The mild …Gardening
His new film may be called Run All Night, but Liam Neeson knows there’s a limit to his energy – and has said he’s getting ready to call time on ass-kicking action roles.
“Maybe two more years. If God spares me and I’m healthy,” he said in a US interview. “But after that, I’ll stop [the action] I …
SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo surgery to remove his prostate gland tomorrow …
"This is a proof of concept that you can have a way of harvesting solar energy and storing it in the form of a liquid fuel," said Pamela Silver, …Solar Power
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a rare image of a triple transit, as three of Jupiter's largest moons cast their shadows on the gas …Moon Missions
Valentine’s Day and Shrove Tuesday are only a few days apart this year, so if the thought of curling up and munching delicious food with someone you fancy is your idea of the perfect night, read on. Whenever you choose to eat today’s dishes, I hope you’ll like them as much as I do: one features a …
As officials bicker about agreements, major global companies can change their behavior at the snap of a CEO's finger.
I just spent a week at the 15th Annual Delhi Sustainable Development Summit in India, a four-day eco-extravaganza for hundreds of participants from government, business, academics, …
Pull out the candles, pick out a Netflix movie, and send the kids to Grandma's house. It's the biggest date night of the year! Avoid the crowds and over-priced restaurant menus and whip up one of these easy and delicious dinners instead.
1. Grilled Spice-Rubbed Beef Tenderloin Filets with Chimichurri
Getting around by bike rather than car or bus has its advantages, but not everyone wants to be stuck pedaling for endless miles. That's where …Bicycling
In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg.
In another bowl, beat the eggs and then whisk in the milk …Recipes
Volkswagen flipped a large ceremonial switch yesterday that signaled the official launch of a huge array of photovoltaic solar cells at …Renewable Energy
Microbiology is a very important part of science utilized by every sector of biology, whether that is to study medicines or create special substances …Biology
Humanity has long dreamed of putting boots on Mars, but those boots have the potential to stomp all over any lifeforms that may exist on the Red Planet.
A seething, swarming mass of 100 trillion microbes will accompany every astronaut who lands on Mars. This diverse " microbiome " has evolved with …
Do you feel dizzy? Maybe you should! The Earth is rotating as it spins around the Sun, and the Milky Way is rotating...but thanks to gravity and …Universe
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Cable access shows aside, the strangest stuff on TV has to be children's programming. I used to watch it myself, but I was a picky …Kids
The warning relates to the product line’s voice recognition services, which …
The conceptual London Underline would offer pedestrians and cyclists an alternate route through central London.
London commuters could one day ditch the Tube for a different kind of underground transportation experience. A proposal by global architecture firm Gensler would turn out-of-use metro …
Geologists may have finally explained how tectonic plates shift by blowing up hundreds of kilograms of dynamite in New Zealand.
Half a tonne of explosive slurry was pumped into a dozen, steel-cased holes spread nearly 100km across New Zealand’s north island.
The seismic waves produced by the …
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There’s an old language myth that claims posh stands for “port out, starboard home.” According to the tale, the first posh people …Cool Stuff
Beijing’s mayor, Wang Anshun, has called the city “unliveable” because of its noxious smog, according to state media.
“To establish a first-tier, international, liveable and harmonious city, it is very important to establish a system of standards, and Beijing is currently doing this,” he said last …Asia
On its release in 1997, the film Good Will Hunting proved to be a sizeable hit. It also garnered several Oscar nominations, with the late Robin …
That $189 round-trip flight to New Orleans looked too good to be true. And, it was. Because once you arrived at the airport, you learned there was a check-in fee. And a checked-bag fee. And a carry-on bag fee, an in-flight magazine fee, a Spanish-language translation fee, a lavatory …Flying
A 5-year-old boy in Plymouth, England, was given a $24 invoice for missing a friend's birthday party in an unusual dispute that appears to be heading to court.
Alex Nash was supposed to attend the party at a local ski park in December, where kids were treated to snow tubing, tobogganing and lunch. …Birthday Parties
Extroverts are more likely to be drawn to a city's center, for example.
It’s a well-worn sociological truth that the neighborhoods in which we live can have a powerful effect on our lives. But how do our neighborhoods affect our overall happiness and well being? And what might they reflect about our …Personality