Gilbert Bassey

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Nigerian military disorganized, under-equipped in battle against Boko Haram

<b>Northern Nigeria (CNN) —</b> I didn't want to ask the question. I could already guess the pain behind the answer.<p>"Do you think your husband is dead?"<p>Her mouth twists, contorting her young face, tears welling in her already reddened eyes.<p>"I don't know... I pray to God to give him another chance," she …

'Vindskip' cargo ship uses its hull as a giant sail

<b>(CNN) —</b> While it's a form of transport few of us see, shipping packs a punch as a polluter.<p>According to a recent study, shipping accounts for around 3% of global CO2 emissions. Not surprising when you consider that the engines of the world's estimated 90,000 cargo ships are in use 24 hours a day …

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Nickelodeon hopes SpongeBob SquarePants will get kids coding

Another television brand has joined the kids’ coding bandwagon, with Nickelodeon UK’s launch of a website called Code-It that aims to teach programming skills to 6-12 year-olds.<p>The site uses various characters from the network’s shows, including SpongeBob SquarePants and Teenage Mutant Ninja …

Introducing Marvel’s Age of Miracles

<i>Pim Razenberg on Marvel’s Age of Miracles…</i><p>Last week’s Ant-Man teaser introduced worldwide audiences to the character of Scott Lang, a con-man who’s …

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Flexible spinal cord implants will let paralyzed people walk

Doctors dream of helping the paralzyed walk through implants that stimulate their spinal cords, but current technology makes that impossible; these stiff, unnatural gadgets usually end up damaging or inflaming nervous tissue over time. Swiss researchers may have just solved this problem once and …

How A Too-Strong Dollar Might Lead To A Too-Weak World

It's flattering to be King of the Hill.<p>And these days, the U.S. dollar is wearing the crown. It has climbed to its highest point in 11 years, with global investors pushing it ahead of the euro and other major currencies.<p>But while it's a compliment to have a strong dollar, the honor is not without …

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The Elegant Secrets Of Flying Snakes

Flying snakes are mysterious. How do they soar? Without wings or other helpful appendages, how do they glide from tree to tree?<p>A team of American scientists, including Lorena Barba of George Washington University and Jake Socha of Virginia Tech, has been studying the small flying snake – about a …