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Young Italians abandon la dolce vita to move to Britain

UK pushes Germany out of the top spot as the most favoured destination for Italians hoping to find work<p>Britain is the main destination of choice for Italians seeking a new life abroad, as tens of thousands flee the sclerotic economy, dismal growth predictions and lack of meritocracy of the …

Leicester will be final burial place of King Richard III, found under a parking lot

It's been a long journey for Richard III, the 15th century king whose skeleton was found under a parking lot in the English city of Leicester. But on Friday, his final destination became clear.<p>The medieval monarch will be reburied in Leicester Cathedral, just a stone's throw away from where his …

Mongolian scientists study 200-year-old mummified monk who is 'still alive’

Two-centuries-old body discovered last week, covered in cattle skin, in Ulan Bator is in meditative trance, according to some Buddhist experts<p>Scientists in Mongolia are examining a 200-year mummified monk who some Buddhists believe is still alive because he is in a deep meditative trance.<p>The …

Meditation

Smart babies can spot a bully at one year old

At just 13 months, babies can comprehend what constitutes bullying, friendship and what it means to be a bystander, a study has found<p>Babies are smarter than previously thought and can understand complex social situations at 13 months old, psychologists have claimed.<p>They can comprehend what …

University of Missouri

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

High School

5 Ways Einstein Was a Regular Guy

A new, free digital archive of his personal papers reveals what we all share with the 20th century's greatest mind.<p>Life isn't always easy, even when you're a genius. But what else do you have in common with Albert Einstein?<p>A free archive of the famed physicist's writings released on Friday might …

Maybe Early Humans Weren't The First To Get A Good Grip

The special tool-wielding power of human hands may go back farther in evolutionary history than scientists have thought.<p>That's according to a new study of hand bones from an early relative of humans called <i>Australopithecus africanus</i>. Researchers used a powerful X-ray technique to scan the interior …

5 Easy Tricks to Bust Out of a Bad Mood

Bad moods are the worst, aren't they? Especially the ones that you just wake up with and can't shake. Those are the ones I really dislike. But as I've come to learn over the years, you can either make or break your own happiness. And while sometimes it isn't easy, no matter the circumstances, you …

Who Buried the $10 Million in Coins Found by a California Couple—and Why?

What they found, where it's from—and what are the odds?<p>The dream of discovering buried treasure came true for a California couple who found a real pot of gold while walking their dog. The largest such hoard ever found in the U.S. is comprised of 1,411 gold coins, minted between 1847 and 1894, worth …

Saudi royal family could pay for restoration of Roman monuments

Deal brokered by mayor of Rome could see Saudi Arabia provide millions of euros to restore neglected sites in exchange for loans of priceless artworks<p>A training barracks used by Roman gladiators and the 2,000-year-old mausoleum of the Emperor Augustus could be restored with money from the Saudi …

OECD: English pupils 'more practical than academic'

New OECD international league tables show that English teenagers outperform their European peers in problem solving skills but still lag far behind pupils from the Far East<p>English teenagers are better at solving problems in real-life situations than tackling core academic disciplines, a major …

From the Battlefield to the Boardroom: An Interview with General John E. Michel

<b>Dr. Jordan Schaul interviews distinguished Brigadier General John E. Michel for National Geographic News Watch.</b><p><i>Eyewitness War</i> on the National Geographic Channel “follows the men and women of the armed forces through the chaos of battle with real-life, first-person footage. ”<p>The show features …

Italian government up in arms over use of Michelangelo's 'David' in gun ad

An Illinois-based gunmaker has incurred the wrath of the Italian government after using Michelangelo's famous sculpture of the Biblical hero David in an advertisement for one of its rifles.<p>The advertisement for Armalite's AR-501A shows David holding the gun in lieu of his famous slingshot. The ad's …

Russia begins military exercises near Ukrainian border - video

Russian troops near the country's border with Ukraine take part in training drills involving artillery and multiple rocket launchers. The drills, which involve around 8,500 soldiers, are likely to cause concern for Ukraine, while Kiev and Moscow remain in political standoff. A referendum on whether …

How Vladimir Putin Became a Nobel Peace Prize Nominee

The Russian president is one of many nominated for the prize. Here's how the process works.<p>The Nobel Prize committee is meeting this month to consider the candidates for the peace prize—including Vladimir Putin.<p>Putin, who ordered 16,000 Russian soldiers to invade Ukraine in late February, is a …

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900-Year-Old Viking Message Decoded, Reads 'Kiss Me'

The mystery of a 900-year-old Viking message has finally been solved. Cryptologists, put down your cipher devices, because the formerly incomprehensible code that's been haunting your dreams reads in part: "Kiss me."<p>A runic artifact that reads: "Kiss Me". Photographer: Jonas Nordby.<p>The baffling …

Parents offering houses as guarantee on private school fees

Recession hit families desperate to keep their children in the best schools are deferring fees by effectively securing a loan against their property<p>Parents struggling to cope in the recession are giving private schools a charge on their home in return for deferring fee payments so they can afford …

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Intervista a Jessica Rossi allo stand Beretta - HUNTING SHOW 2014