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Future-proof UK coastal areas against rising sea levels, says National Trust

A clear national strategy is "urgently needed" to help future-proof coastal areas from rising sea levels and extreme weather, according to a report published by the National Trust on Friday.<p>The trust, one of the UK's biggest coastal owners, says many of its sites have been "battered" by storms and …

Phone-hacking: News of the World a force for good, says Sara Payne

<b>Rebekah Brooks is "a really sweet girl" and the News of the World was "a force for good", the mother of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne has told jurors at the Old Bailey.</b><p>Sara Payne, whose daughter Sarah was killed in 2000, campaigned with the paper to change laws on paedophilia.<p>She said, when she …

Crime

Ebola Drug Could Be Ready For Human Testing Next Year

Scientists hunting treatments for Ebola and related diseases are trying several approaches. So far, the following have only been tested against the virus in animals:<p><b>Small Molecules:</b> These are drugs that can be put into a pill. BCX4430 is from a class of drugs called nucleoside analogues. These …

Which countries have the world's highest murder rates? Honduras tops the list

Honduras has the world's highest murder rate, according to a United Nations report released on Thursday.<p>There were 90.4 homicides per 100,000 people in Honduras in 2012, according to this year's report from the U.N. Office of Drugs and Crime.<p>The report analyzes the intentional homicides of about …

Scotland's Yes Campaign Is 'Unstoppable', SNP Conference Told By Deputy FM Nicola Sturgeon

Scotland is on the "threshold" of becoming independent, the Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has declared.<p>She said that while there is "much …

How 20 popular websites looked when they launched

From Google to youtube, from craigslist to flickr - how some of today's biggest sites looked back in the early days of their existence.<p>Remember the days when the word Google was not interchangeable with internet? Or when every site seemed to have a Netscape icon on it? Or when Flash was still …

Internet

Map Of The Developing Human Brain Shows Where Problems Begin

A high-resolution map of the human brain in utero is providing hints about the origins of brain disorders including schizophrenia and autism.<p>The map shows where genes are turned on and off throughout the entire brain at about the midpoint of pregnancy, a time when critical structures are taking …

Why do people believe women aren’t funny?

The BBC has decided to no longer make any all-male panel shows. I personally would suggest a reduction of panel shows in general. If current trends persist, soon we’ll be seeing a panel show where a panel of comedians has to answer questions about things that happened on other panel shows, and the …

A 3D Printed Chess Set That’s Also a Micro Planter

How adorable is this chess set by XYZ Workshop? Loosely based on Bauhaus-style chess pieces, this 3D printed set cleverly incorporates nature into an …

ASRC on Twitter: "Its racism not the boats that we need to stop in Australia. #auspol #asylumseekers #refugees http://t.co/sFVtN0ro7u"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>ASRC1</b><p>RT @<b>ASRC1</b> Its #<b>Racism</b> not the boats that we need to stop in Australia. #<b>auspol</b> #<b>asylumseekers</b> #<b>refugees</b> …

Articles about modern renovations 19th century homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.<p>Pivot Studio fully modernized this 19th-century terrace house outside Sydney.<p>A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to …

West Village

Articles about torontos 10 top homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

First impressions are lasting.<p>Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Need to take a mental vacation? Feast your eyes on the most incredible rentals of the year.<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and …

Home Improvement

Enhancing the Feeling of Space: The Cresta Residence Designed by Jonathan Segal FAIA

There are those who say that “Less is more” and then, there are those who express their dissatisfaction and state that “Less is never more—less is …

Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2013 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum. The overall winner is South African photographer Greg du Toit for his picture Essence of Elephants, a portrait of elephants in Botswana. Here is a selection of some of the …

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Design

Tax, Trade and Transparency: The G8 Agenda

Reimagining the Classroom: From the Past to the Personal

The Big Idea: Can We Outsmart Climate Change?

Politicians reluctant to cut emissions are tempted by an easy fix, but Clive Hamilton, author of the new book Earthmaster, says what we actually need …

Big Idea: The Time for Divided Nations Is Over

The internet has broken down borders and connected the world, so why do nations still deal with each other through outdated institutions? Oxford …

The Big Idea: Saving the World’s Most Important Fish

The Alaska pollock may be the largest remaining source of palatable fish in the world, used in the Filet-O-Fish at McDonald’s and by many other …

Hyperloop: Why can't we believe in the big ideas?

When most of the tech industry seems obsessed with finding each other at restaurants and ranking their own influence, it's exciting to hear about tech that could change the world. So why are we all so skeptical about it?<p>I heart the Hyperloop. When I heard that Elon Musk planned to hold a press call …

High-speed Rail

Resourcing Big Ideas

<i>How do you put teams around and resource big ideas? Hitendra Patel, managing director at the IXL Center, weighs in as Hult Prize finalists begin the learning process at the accelerator.</i><p>"With the amount of money, brains, and resources we have, there is no reason for the current level of poverty to …

Entrepreneurship

George Gilder Has A Very Big, Economy Boosting Idea

George Gilder made a name for himself with his instant classic <i>Wealth and Poverty</i>. Published in 1981, it appeared at precisely the right moment, explaining the principles of supply side economics, while revealing that the left didn’t have a monopoly on intellectuals. It also showed that the …

These Four Big Ideas Are the Cornerstones of Good Neighboring

<b>BIG IDEA #1:</b> Neighborhood social networks are more than just the sum of their parts.<p>Social relationships are an important kind of asset, called <i>social</i> …

16 Successful Entrepreneurs Give Advice On Ideas, Failure, And Balance

The most successful people know a thing or two about how difficult it is to get to where they are. They know how to bring amazing ideas to life, face difficulties, overcome failures, and how important it is to trust along the way.<p>Below is an infographic compiling advice from the most driven …