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Pope Francis calls on Israel, Palestinians to back two-state solution

On a day bookended by visits to the sites of Jesus' birth and death,<p>Pope Francison Sunday called on Palestinians and Israelis to recognize that "there is simply no other way" than a two-state solution for them to coexist peacefully after decades of conflict and bloodshed.<p>The pontiff repeated that …

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How Justin Bieber's Parents Are Dealing with His Behavior

Sometimes, it’s not just children who go through growing pains.<p>Take for example Justin Bieber‘s parents, Jeremy Bieber, 38, and Pattie Mallette, …

Kelly Brook sizzles in new lingerie shots

<b>Click on the photos below for the full gallery...</b><p><b>Kelly Brook</b> has once again shown off her famous curves in a series of saucy images.<p>The model, 34, …

From Serena and Christina to Jessica and Demi: The Most Stunning Nearly Naked Maternity Photo Shoots

SERENA WILLIAMS<p>For the August 2017 issue of <i>Vanity Fair</i>, six months’ pregnant Serena Williams posted for a stunning cover portrait for celebrity …

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850,000-year-old human footprints found in Norfolk

The oldest human footprints found outside Africa, dated at between 850,000 and 950,000 years old, have been discovered on the storm-lashed beach at Happisburgh in Norfolk, one of the fastest-eroding stretches of the British coast. Within a fortnight, the sea tides that had exposed the prints last …

Muscles, not just ligaments, support foot's arch - Futurity

New insights about how foot muscles support the arch of the foot could spark a change in the design of running shoes.

Three Ways To End Life On Earth, According To 1962

A disturbing thought experiment (with diagrams) by Cold War-era scientists<p><i>This article, written by Martin Mann, originally appeared in the September 1962 issue of</i> Popular Science <i>magazine. "Man's Last Big Blast," published just a month before the Cuban missile crisis, describes in frightening detail</i> …

Big Pic: Curiosity Gazes At Earth From Mars

99 million miles away<p>Wave hello! This is what Earth looks like from Mars. Curiosity snapped this photo 80 minutes after sunset on its 529th Martian day, or sol, on the Red Planet's surface. Back on Curiosity's planet of birth, it was January 31, 2014.<p>A human standing on Mars would be able to see …

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WIRED Space Photo of the Day for February 2014

Author: Wired Science Staff<p>06:30 am<p>Follow Space Photo of the Day on TwitterThe 2013 WIRED Space Photo of the Day GalleryThe 2012 WIRED Space Photo of …

Soon We Will All Be Drinking From Pods

Coca-Cola is collaborating with Keurig to build a pod-based at-home cold beverage dispenser.<p>Keurig machines boldly accelerated the path to a caffeine fix, getting rid of the measuring and the whole-pot wait. With the simple drop of a pod into a machine, a single-serving of coffee-flavored drink is …

Many Promising Embryonic Stem Cell Therapies Ensnared In Legal Loophole

Rules from two U.S. federal agencies, the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration, have created a strange impasse.<p>Hey, isn't it great that university scientists are working on making embryonic stem cell therapies? They've done some especially promising work in treating …

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View from space: Sochi Winter Olympic sites

A satellite view of the skiing and snowboarding sites for the Sochi Winter Olympic Games.<p>NASA’s Terra spacecraft acquired this image of the 2014 …

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The Week In Drones: Car With Built-In Quadcopter, Fighter Jet Crash In New Mexico, And More

Here's a round-up of the week's top drone news, designed to capture the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.<p><b>Retro Drone Crash</b><p>Retired military fighter jets sometimes get a second life as flying robot targets. F-4 Phantoms, the dominant U.S. fighter …

FYI: Can Humans Hibernate?

Involuntarily? Yes. On purpose? Maybe. In February, for instance, Swedish snowmobilers found a man who had been trapped under snow in his car for two months with barely any food. After he was rescued, local doctors suggested that he had survived by adjusting his core body temperature downward to …

Giant New Jellyfish Species Washes Ashore Down Under

According to researchers, we can expect a lot more of this sort of slimy event.<p>What appears to be a giant living blob washed ashore a beach in southern Tasmania, where it was discovered by a family. Turns out it is a new species of lion's-mane jellyfish.<p>Government scientist Lisa-ann Gershwin told …

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U.S. stresses commitment to defend Japan in Washington talks | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday stressed its commitment to the defence of Japan and stability in the Asia-Pacific region against a backdrop of increasingly assertive territorial claims by China.<p>An aerial photo shows Chinese marine surveillance ships Haijian No. 49 (front) and …

Afghan civilian deaths up in 2013 as war intensifies - UN | Reuters

KABUL (Reuters) - War took an increasing toll on Afghanistan’s civilians in 2013 as fighting intensified between the government and insurgents, the United Nations said in a report on Saturday, with total casualties rising 14 percent.<p>An Afghan policeman stands guard on the roof of a shop damaged in …

How chemistry decides the success of a first date

THE GLANCE<p>Looks aren't everything but love, it would seem, is far from blind. Across cultures and sexes, some features hold greater appeal. "More symmetrical faces do seem to be rated more attractive," says Tamsin Saxton, a senior lecturer at Northumbria University and part of the evolution, …

Fake-food scandal revealed as tests show third of products mislabelled

Consumers are being sold food including mozzarella that is less than half real cheese, ham on pizzas that is either poultry or "meat emulsion", and frozen prawns that are 50% water, according to tests by a public laboratory.<p>The checks on hundreds of food samples, which were taken in West Yorkshire, …