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ESA releases pictures of Philae probe’s comet landing location

The European Space Agency (ESA) has released images taken by the Rosetta orbiter that reveal the location of the Philae probe on the surface of the comet 67P.<p>The larger circle on the left reveals the dust cloud created when the probe first touched down on the comet on Wednesday. A mechanism …

Watch the Leonid Meteor Shower for a Weekend Spectacle

The Leonids will put on a show of shooting stars Sunday night into Monday morning.<p>Sky-watchers are getting ready for a meteor shower from a celestial lion: The Leonids peak this weekend.<p>While this year's performance is expected to be dampened somewhat by the partially illuminated moon, there will …

11 things British travellers are tired of hearing

Meeting new people is one of the best things about travelling - once you've got past the repetitive small talk that is.<p>Here are a few of the conversations British backpackers quickly grow bored of...<p><b>‘Where are you from?’<br>‘England.’<br>‘Oh, London?’</b><p>No, not everybody who lives in England lives in <b>London</b>. …

25 hidden features from iOS 8, Apple’s new operating system

1. Emergency Health ID<p>Powered by Apple’s new HealthKit, Emergency Health ID allows anyone to access basic and potentially life-saving health information from your iPhone’s lock screen. To set it up, open the Health app, tap Medical ID on the bottom right and add as much or as little information as …

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Kamilė’s Vilnius

<b>Vilnius</b> native <b>Kamilė Naraitė</b> attributes her effusive hometown pride to her mother’s efforts to expose her to the most beautiful and historic spots in Lithuania‘s capital city. And though she loves traveling around the world, she’s always able to find a fresh reason to love what she calls “the best …

Why Your Brain Wants To Help One Child In Need — But Not Millions

Why do people sometimes give generously to a cause — and other times give nothing at all?<p>That's a timely question, because humanitarian groups fighting the Ebola outbreak need donations from people in rich countries. But some groups say they're getting less money than they'd expect from donors …

The 20 most beautiful UK landscapes (according to our experts)

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

Scientists Implicate More Than 100 Genes In Causing Autism

The hunt to find genes that cause autism has been a long slog, one hampered by a lack of technology and families willing to be tested.<p>But the effort is starting to pay off. On Tuesday, researchers at more than 50 laboratories said they had identified more than 100 genes that are mutated in children …

The Last Phone You'll Ever Buy: Google Demos New Lego-Style Smartphone

Google’s Project Ara – the modular smartphone that has replaceable parts – is making big strides in development, according to a recently released video update.<p>The team behind Project Ara, which originally started as a Motorola project whilst it was still a subsidiary of Google, showed off a fully …

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Giant comet to pass Mars for the first time in a million years

A comet on a once-in-a-million-years journey will graze the atmosphere of Mars, astronomically speaking, this Sunday. This historic game of cosmic chicken on October 19 will be documented by more than a dozen spacecraft, including Mars orbiters in the neighborhood that must then "duck and cover" …

13 Apps For Transforming Your Phone Into The Ultimate Toolkit

From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it's going to rain, there's something for every lifestyle.<p>We've collected the best of the best in this unique mix, and we tossed in a few lesser-known surprises to show what modern apps can do.

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Expert guide to Skiathos

Getting around<p><b>Buses</b>: the excellent south-coast bus service plies frequently between town and Koukounariés resort, 7.5 miles (11.5km) west, until late, calling at 26 numbered stops. It also goes to Evangelístrias monastery inland.<p><b>Taxi</b>-<b>boats</b>: a waterborne service, less frequent than buses, shuttles …

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Think You Could Live on Mars? Think Again

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London's new Tube trains come from the future

London is getting ready to welcome new Tube trains for the next 40 years. Last week, London unveiled the new cars to the public for the first time, and when the trains finally hit the tracks starting in the mid-2020s, they'll bring an appreciable list of improvements to riders.<p>With the new design, …

42 thrilling things happening in London this week – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

[Photo: Lee]<p><i>It’s safe to say this week is going to be a good’un. Londoners can hear sensational sounds from Glass Animals or Tom Vek, see the crème</i> …

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Ottoman houses and Roman ruins in historic Antalya

The largest city on the western Mediterranean coast, Antalya is modern and largely affluent, comprised of high-rises, and busy shops and businesses. However most visitors to the city itself, rather than the surrounding beach resorts, stay in the old district of Kaleiçi, a largely traffic-free area …

50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year – in pictures

Natural History Museum’s new book released on Wednesday marks five decades of the WPY competition, celebrating the art of wildlife photography. Started in the 1960s, the 160 prize-winning and commended images represent 50 years of different times, styles and specialisms – showcasing some of the …

Learn 48 Languages for Free Online: A Big Update to Our Master List

Right in time for your travels, we've just completed a big update to our rich collection of Free Foreign Language Lessons. Featuring free audio and …