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Two Indian Sisters Ordered To Be Raped By Village Council

A petition to save two sisters in India from being "punished" with rape and humiliation for their brother’s actions gained international attention once it was posted online by the human rights group Amnesty International.<p>For punishment, Meenakshi Kumari, 23, and her 15-year-old sister were …

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Nantero raises $31.5M for ultra-fast carbon nanotube memory chips

Alternative memory chip designer Nantero has raised $31.5 million in a fifth round of funding for its carbon nanotube technology. The funding is a rare investment in a semiconductor company in an industry dominated by giant corporations.<p>The chips based on this super-fast and dense technology can be …

Uefa plots to break away from Fifa and host a rival tournament

Under the proposal, a European Championship would be held every two years with the other big football nations invited<p>Uefa is plotting to break away from Fifa and host a rival tournament in a <b>bid to force reform and oust Sepp Blatter</b>, it has been reported.<p>Under the plan a European Championship would …

What Jony Ive’s ‘promotion’ to Chief Design Officer really means

A lot of folks are taking Sir Jonathan Ive’s just announced title as Chief Design Officer at face value. Congratulations are in order and all that. But there is a lot more going on than a title change.<p>Ive was willed free reign at Apple by Steve Jobs and can do or have just about anything he wants. …

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Camera51 Arrives on iOS

Camera51, the guided shooting app that debuted on Android last fall, has now made its way, as promised, to iOS.<p>The app helps photographic novices to capture the best possible pictures of any given scene. The object is not only to capture the photo you want but do it without having to resort to …

The difference between successful people and unsuccessful people, according to billionaire John Paul DeJoria

<i>Billionaire John Paul DeJoria talked to Gillian Zoe Segal as part of her new book Getting There: A Book of Mentors. Some of his best advice is below.</i><p><b>The difference between successful people and unsuccessful people is that successful people do all the things unsuccessful people don't want to do.</b><p>Most …

Articles about cozy retreat holds cure cabin fever on Dwell.com - Dwell

A constellation of cabins in Norway strikes the perfect balance between public and private space.<p>Cabin living promises a connection with nature and a more calm, simple life with just what you need at your fingertips.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral …

Labour to burst luxury London property bubble just as 8,000 swanky pads go on sale

High-end sales in central London will drop by a third if Ed Miliband's party win the election, paralysing the market, new research claims<p>Rich property owners in the most exclusive parts of central London will struggle to sell their homes if Labour wins the general election in May, new research has …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Mapped: where is Ukip's support strongest? Where there are no immigrants

What happens when you put a map of Ukip voters next to a map of immigrants in England and Wales? It turns out the two have very little in common<p>Do those who oppose immigration actually know any immigrants?<p>And, conversely, do those who sing its praises ever feel its effects?<p>These are questions at …

Introducing the pepper grinder that will switch off your kids' phones

'PepperHacker' is a pepper grinder that will turn off phones, tablets and televisions with one twist<p>In an effort to reclaim family mealtimes from the ringing of mobile phones and blare of televisions, a food brand has created a rather revolutionary piece of technology.<p>The 'Pepper Hacker' looks like …

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Science says these 9 tactics will help you win any argument

We've scoured the research and compiled the following science-backed tactics that will help you win any argument.

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Mary Berry: baking is physical and mental therapy

Mary Berry,The Great British Bake Off,Television,Food TV,Food & drink,Life and style,Culture,The Observer,Features,Interviews<p>As her 80th birthday approaches, the Bake Off star reflects on food, family and life. Interview by <b>John Hind</b>

With Tether, unlocking your Mac using an iPhone has never been easier

Tether is a smart, free app for iOS that allows users to unlock their Mac automatically with an iPhone handset.<p>Available free of charge for the …

Photographer train hops across the American Southwest with an iPhone and a sleeping bag

In a state of frustration with his comfortable lifestyle and its stifling effect on his photography, Kevin Russ chose to strap a sleeping bag to his …

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Target Jumps On The Lumbersexual Trend

Target’s new locally crafted collection of leather goods, gifts, clothes, and more for men looks tailor-made for Ron Swanson’s closet.<p>On Sunday, big box retailer Target is launching Target Collective, a new umbrella program featuring six high-end, American-made men’s brands. It’s the first of …

Apple Dominates Geneva Auto Show Without Even Showing Up

The most talked about car at the Geneva International Motor Show this week wasn’t on display or even from an automaker. And the company didn’t make an appearance at the event this year, as it did in high-profile fashion in 2014. But the rumored Apple car, and to an extent the disruptive influence …

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Meet Hulk, a 175-Pound Pit Bull and a Lovable Gentle Giant

Meet Hulk, an enormous pit bull that lives in New Hampshire. He's only 18 months old but is already 175 pounds and growing, making him one of the world's largest pit bulls. Hulk is even trained as a professional guard dog by his owners, Marlon and Lisa Grannan. They run Dark Dynasty K9s, which is a …

How to supercharge your iPhone in only 5 minutes

Surely you've been caught in a situation where your iPhone's running low on battery and you have only a few minutes to charge it. Watch and find out how you can charge your iPhone as much as possible in a short time.<p><i>Produced by Will Wei</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

Apple iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S6: a side-by-side comparison

There is no doubt that beautiful smartphone handsets are the rage nowadays, but are the manufacturers copying each other instead of innovating? …

Watch: Chocolate snorting device offers new way to cocoa 'high'

Belgian chocolatier Dominique Persoone has created a chocolate-sniffing device to guarantee a cocoa 'high', insisting it is safe<p>When Belgian chocolatier Dominique Persoone created a chocolate-sniffing device for a Rolling Stones party in 2007, he never imagined demand would stretch much beyond the …

18 apps that earn you money

We found 18 apps that will make you money. All of the apps can be downloaded for free, and each has a strong user base to ensure that you get the most bang for your buck.<p>From taking surveys to kicking back and watching TV, here are the apps that will put a little cash in your pocket.

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One Of The World's Best Bond Managers Has Lost £1.98 Billion In A Huge Gamble On Ukraine's Future

Bloomberg has a great piece illustrating how Hasenstab lost $3 billion (£1.98 billion) on his Ukrainian bond purchases after taking a massive punt on them.<p>According to The Economist, Hasenstab owns about half of Ukraine's international bonds. He is the country's biggest private creditor.<p>Here's …

Ban the jobless from driving to ease congestion, Ukip candidate says

Lynton Yates also argued cyclists should be forced to ride on the pavement and give way to pedestrians<p>A Ukip candidate has said millions of benefits claimants should be banned from driving to ease congestion on Britain’s roads.<p>Lynton Yates, the party's hopeful in Charnwood, Leicestershire, urged …

A Year in the Life of Pro Photographer Forest Woodward | Outside Online

Photo: Forest Woodward<p>Forest Woodward has an enviable travel schedule. In the last year, the climber, surfer, and pro photographer has visited half a dozen countries, including Spain and Peru, and about 20 states in the U.S. Here are a few of the best shots he's taken over the past year. Don't be …

Remarkable Latte Art Featuring Photorealistic Cats Looks Too Impressive to Sip

Japan seems to be on the cutting edge of the quirky genre known as latte art; the latest trend features sepia-toned, photorealistic drawings of cats that are captured in the foam of an espresso beverage. Twitter user @dongurinekobei is responsible for these extremely-detailed creations that …

Dynamic Paintings Feature the Energy of Fencers in Motion

Brooklyn-based Canadian visual artist Aaron Li-Hill creates dynamic images by blurring the lines between illustration, sculpture, graffiti, graphic design, painting, and drawing. The results are works filled with an animated power that emanates from each piece.<p>In just one week, on November 8, 2014, …