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10 Most Iconic World Cup Goals and the Stories Behind Them

Held every four years, the FIFA World Cup remains the biggest showpiece sporting event across the globe, and next summer's tournament in Brazil is shaping up to be just as extravagant as those that have preceded it.<p>The 2014 edition will be the 20th World Cup tournament and over the past 19 editions …

Soccer

Scientists discover DNA body clock

Newly discovered mechanism could help researchers understand ageing process and lead to ways of slowing it down<p>A US scientist has discovered an internal body clock based on DNA that measures the biological age of our tissues and organs.<p>The clock shows that while many healthy tissues age at the same …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

What happens to a country when its young people stop having sex? Japan is finding out… Abigail Haworth investigates<p>Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her …

Researcher stumbles upon possible new tick species inside his own nose

After returning from an African research expedition, pathobiology professor Tony Goldberg found an unexpected stowaway: a tick hiding up his right nostril. “When you first realize you have a tick up your nose, it takes a lot of willpower not to claw your face off," Goldberg, a University of …

Twitter Succeeding Where Facebook Failed

As Twitter grows beyond its 140-character limitation and prepares for an IPO, we could be witnessing the rise of a platform that succeeds where Facebook has failed.<p>Remember the Facebook platform? Its debut was May 2007, and it was a big deal at the time. “Right now, social networks are closed …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

The Nobel Prizes of 2013

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> The Nobel Prizes of 2013<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>The annual celebration of scientific discovery and cultural improvement known as the Nobel Prizes has now concluded its 2013 edition. The scientists behind the identification of the Higgs boson …

Otzi the ice man's relatives 'found' in Austria

Austrian scientists believe they have found the descendants of a human mummy, 5,300 years after he died and was preserved in ice high on a glacier in the Austrian Alps.<p>Experts from Innsbruck Medical University compared DNA samples taken from the mummy, nicknamed Otzi, with those taken from 3,700 …

Drinking With Your Eyes: How Wine Labels Trick Us Into Buying

We're all guilty of it. Even if we don't want to admit it, we've all been suckered into grabbing a bottle of wine off the grocery store shelf just because of what's on the label. Seriously, who can resist the "see no evil" monkeys on a bottle of Pinot Evil?<p>But the tricks that get us to buy a $9 …

National Flags Made from Each Country's Chow

Most cultures dictate that children at a dinner table shouldn't play with their food, but we think all would give designers around a conference table …

Food Festivals

Free Flat UI Kit by Enes Danış

Free Flat PSD UI Kit.<p>The Turkish interactive art director and web designer Enes Danış created lots of flat user interface graphics and icons, which …

UI Design

Check Out 50 Years' Worth of Lamborghinis, Both Inside and Out, from the Comfort of Your Own Home

Nestled between Bologna and Modena in Italy is a little area known as "Motor Valley." The <i>Terra dei Motori</i> is the home of the Lamborghini Museum, …

Enzo Ferrari

Back To The (Sustainable) Future: The Year 2050 In Words And Pictures

A new book presents a full-color future for us that’s rosy without being far-fetched, with water efficiency and robot friends.<p>It’s 2050. Somehow we haven’t joined the dinosaurs in extinction, succumbed to the Secret Society of Super Villains, or been raptured up to the clouds. And the robots are …

Sustainability

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SMS Street by 50 ANC Review

[dropcap]L[/dropcap]ast week we donned the newly remastered Studio headphones from the well-known Beats by Dre camp. We came away mostly impressed …

2013-14 NBA Power Rankings, Summer Edition

If you're a hoops head—which I'd assume you are, since you're reading this right now—you're probably searching far and wide for anything resembling NBA basketball.<p>You might find snippets of pros competing in the summer pro-ams like the Drew League in LA or the Goodman League in DC. You might be …

NBA

Stigma impedes HIV treatment in Somalia | Kenya

<b>Mogadishu, Somalia</b> - In a small dark room in Mogadishu's Banaadir Hospital, a group of patients sits quietly on wooden chairs waiting to collect their monthly medication ration.<p>They're all HIV positive. The medicine they are given is anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs.<p>The female patients wear a face veil …

A tale of three African economies | Egypt

This week, we take an in-depth look at Africa, zeroing in on three different countries across the continent, and their varying approaches to economic growth.<p>Nigeria, the most populous country on the continent, has an economy that has long relied on oil. It remains the main source of foreign …

The Highest-Paid Male Model Made $40.5 Million Less Than Gisele

Sean O'Pry made only $1.5 million in 2013, according to Forbes.<p>On Tuesday, Forbes.com released its list of the World's Top Earning Male Models of …

Kanye West's Jimmy Kimmel Appearance Was Truly Mind-Boggling

Photo: Via Jimmy Kimmel Live/Twitter<p>Everybody, it finally happened, and the world didn't explode. After Kanye West and Jimmy Kimmel had the most …

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Michigan beats Ohio State with one of the best goals you'll ever see

The Michigan Wolverines men’s soccer team visited Ohio State Sunday for a rivalry match, and the only goal of the game was this otherworldly strike by Michigan sophomore James Murphy.<p>As our friends at KICK TV pointed out, Murphy’s goal is eerily reminiscent of one of Thierry Henry’s greatest …

Real-life 'Iron Man' suit commissioned by US military

The technology in <i>Iron Man</i> is getting a step closer to reality thanks to the United States military. The Army has commissioned a Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, which would provide the wearer with superhuman abilities like night vision, enhanced strength, and protection from gunfire.<p>Each suit …