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Why rape victims don't want to give reporters the names of their attackers

Kendall Anderson is terrified to let a reporter contact the man she says raped her in September 2013.<p>Anderson, a 21-year-old student at Mills College …

A Century Ago, When The Guns Fell Silent On Christmas

A century ago, young men in Europe were killing each other by the tens of thousands. World War I, which had erupted just a few months earlier, was raging. Yet on a frozen Christmas Eve, the guns briefly fell silent.<p>The Christmas Truce of 1914 has become the stuff of legend, portrayed in films, …

9 things you never knew about Guy Fawkes

<i>As Bonfire Night preparations get underway, we take a look at some of the common misconceptions and lesser known facts about our favourite villain</i><p>1. Guy Fawkes did not die from being hung, drawn and quartered<p>The traditional death for traitors in 17th-century England was to be hanged from the …

How To Grow Your Own Photo

Use microbes to make black-and-agar still lifes<p>Microbes aren't known for their artistic merit, but that hasn't stopped scientists from using bacteria to find their inner Ansel Adams. Bioengineer Chris Voigt and his team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have hacked a harmless strain of</i> …

Convert Your Old Film SLR Into a Digital Camera with the DigiPod

The idea of fitting electronics into a film SLR in order to capture digital photos with it is not new. The thing is, most of the ideas we’ve shared …

Writing - for health and happiness?

<b>Decades of research have shown that writing down your emotions has concrete health benefits - even helping wounds heal. But as more and more people publish their intimate feelings online, could they be doing themselves more harm than good?</b><p>High-profile coverage of cyberbullying might make sharing …

New Study Shows Plants Talk to Each Other Through the Soil

<i>Image via Shutterstock</i><p>A new study conducted by Dr. David Johnson at the University of Aberdeen found that plants actually communicate with one …

False memory planted in mouse's brain

Scientists have implanted a false memory in the brains of mice in an experiment that they hope will shed light on the well-documented phenomenon …

How big is the universe … compared with a grain of sand? - video

'You'll never get your head around how big the universe is,' warns astronomer Pete Edwards of the University of Durham in this film about measuring …

DoJ’s Case Against Apple Weakened by Inconsistent Testimony From Google Executive

- Jun 7, 2013<p>The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday called Google director Thomas Turvey to the stand on Thursday in its antitrust e-book price …

Secuestran y matan a 3 activistas en Iguala, Guerrero

Tres de los ocho integrantes de la agrupación política <b>Unión Popular</b> que desaparecieron el pasado 30 de mayo en Iguala, Guerrero, fueron asesinados; …

Why Finnish babies sleep in cardboard boxes

<b>For 75 years, Finland's expectant mothers have been given a box by the state. It's like a starter kit of clothes, sheets and toys that can even be used as a bed. And some say it helped Finland achieve one of the world's lowest infant mortality rates.</b><p>It's a tradition that dates back to the 1930s and …

Did You Know Your iPhone could be Hacked through a Charger? Turns out it’s True - App Saga

Charging an iOS device—most of us do it everyday, maybe even multiple times. It’s a practice that’s as ingrained as swiping to unlock or toggling the …

What's causing the protests in Turkey?

Protests in Turkey are entering their fifth day with one of Turkey's biggest trade unions starting a two day strike in support of the anti-government …

SOM's Timber Towers Could Cut the Carbon Footprint of Tall Buildings by 75 Percent

The internationally renowned design firm Skidmore, Owings and Merril (SOM) just published the findings of their “Timber Tower Research Project,” …

Have the climate sceptics really won?

Earlier this week, Martin Wolf of the Financial Times announced that the "climate sceptics have won". His comments echo those of former Nasa …

Neuron growth in children 'leaves no room for memories'

<b>The reason we struggle to recall memories from our early childhood is down to high levels of neuron production during the first years of life, say Canadian researchers.</b><p>The formation of new brain cells increases the capacity for learning but also clears the mind of old memories.<p>This could be behind …

Insulza cree contradictorio tratar al adicto como enfermo y a la vez penalizarlo

mayo 20, 2013<p>11:40am<p>0 Comentarios<p>SECCIÓN MUNDO<p>Washington, 20 may (EFE).- El secretario general de la OEA, José Miguel Insulza, defendió hoy la …