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The problem with the English: England doesn’t want to be just another member of a team

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 08:59 17 January 2017 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 15:42 07 April 2017<p>British Army snatch squad used in riots to grab suspects for interrogation during The …

Hull after Brexit – will the City of Culture regret voting out?

It’s riding high as the UK City of Culture and beneficiary of huge investment from Siemens. But Hull voted overwhelmingly for Brexit, and uncertainty after the referendum led the German giant to put expansion plans on hold. Should residents be worried?<p>At the start of this year, the civic columns …

The New World Order: Every Country for Itself

It’s official: Britain is done with Europe.<p>Prime Minister Theresa May has formally triggered the process for withdrawing from the European Union, …

The Oceans Are Getting Warmer Faster Than Anyone Realized

Great news, everyone! We’re getting better at measuring the changing temperature of the ocean. Unfortunately, the data shows that they are warming …

Brexiters and Remainers both fail to grasp the challenges facing Britain | Tom Kibasi

Article 50 is almost upon us. We need a fresh vision to take us forward<p>By the end of this month, perhaps as early as next week, the prime minister will have signed and dispatched a letter notifying the European Council of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union through the provisions of …

Great Britain

Why beef is the new SUV

<b>Lexington, Texas (CNN) —</b> This is the story of a giant pile of beef.<p>Well, 1.27 pounds (0.58 kilos) of brisket, to be exact.<p>But before I get into the business of explaining where this meat came from, and why eating this stuff has a massive, unexpected effect on climate change, I feel the need to …

Agriculture

How To Build A 400sqft Solar Powered Off Grid Cabin For $2k

Basic information on solar energy<p>Solar energy is one of the world’s best and largest natural resources. Solar power is said to be green since, in …

Fernando Do Noronha Is The Closest To Paradise We're Ever Gonna Get

Turns out paradise is <i>not</i> lost.<p>It exists on Fernando do Noronha, a string of islands 220 miles off the coast of Brazil. This national marine park has waters so pristine and wildlife so precious, you're literally not allowed to swim with sunscreen on in some places. The islands are home to most of …

A Chinese Startup Just Made The Thinnest Smartphone In The World, And It Looks Gorgeous

China-based Oppo recently unveiled its new R5 smartphone, which is more than two millimeters thinner than Apple's iPhone 6.<p>The sleek Oppo R5 measures just 4.85mm thin, compared to the 6.9mm iPhone 6. It's the thinnest smartphone in the world, and it's even too slim to fit a traditional headphone …

Gear & Gadgets

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

Nobel laureates call for a revolutionary shift in how humans use resources

Nobel prizes,Science,Hong Kong,Asia Pacific,Climate change,Science prizes,People in science,Environment,Conservation,Deforestation,Water,Sustainable development,Environmental sustainability,Fossil fuels,Antibiotics,Renewable energy,Trees and forests,Energy,Global development<p>Eleven holders of …