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Google Earth’s Timelapse update illustrates 30 years of climate change

Watch as the planet is irreversibly changed<p>The team behind Google Earth released an update today to the Timelapse feature of its satellite imagery app, and it’s a great way to see the rapid pace of urban development and public infrastructure projects like the San Francisco Bay Bridge. It’s a cool …

The desperate struggle at the heart of the brutal Apple supply chain

The most valuable corporation on Earth has the power to make or break a company through its supplier relationships<p>On Monday 17 July 2000, the graphics card company ATI put out a press release telling people to watch out for its Rage and Radeon cards in three new iMac computers to be unveiled by …

Robert Downey Jr interview: 'Superhero movies? They're a little old'

Robert Downey Jr on Marvel's plans for Iron Man 4, his memories of Richard Attenborough, and why his new film The Judge is his most personal yet<p>I <b>arrive at Robert Downey Jr’s four-storey</b> headquarters in Venice, California. I use the word headquarters for many reasons. First, there’s a sense that …

Vladimir Putin orders Russian troops to return to base near Ukraine border

Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian troops to withdraw to their permanent bases after military exercises in Rostov region near the border with Ukraine, Russian news agencies have reported.<p>The news came before an expected meeting this week in Milan between the Russian president and his Ukrainian …

Mad, Bad, And Simply Hilarious Images From Scotland As It Votes On Independence

As voting gets underway in Scotland's historic independence referendum we will know within 24 hours whether the UK is about to get substantially smaller.<p>On the streets both pro-independence and pro-union supporters are rallying support in what looks likely to be a very close race. To borrow a …

Milky Way Mysteries Mapped

Changing Planet<p>The Hubble Space Telescope snapped this finely detailed image of the beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 6384, an island of stars thought to resemble our own Milky Way galaxy. Credit: ESA/NASA<p><b>Ever look up and wonder how many stars are out there in the night sky, and where did all these stars</b> …

Forget The Hyperloop: Larry Page Wants Google To Build A Super-Efficient Airport The Rest Of The World Can Copy

Larry Page's ambitions are huge and grow bigger every day.<p>Already, he has Google working on self-driving cars, artificial intelligence, robots, aging, and drones. At Google, they call these efforts moonshots.<p>The latest problem Page wants to solve: inefficient airports.<p>In an excellent report, The …

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How To Be Parisian: 7 French beauty tips from Caroline de Maigret

Model and author Caroline de Maigret isn't just Lancôme's new beauty muse - she's ours too. Here are the tips that we're adopted from her new book, 'How To Be Parisian'<p>BY <b>Katy Young</b> | 18 September 2014<p>Caroline de Maigret is our new beauty crush, not just because she oozes that laissez-faire, 'I woke …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …