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Deaf Boy Hears Dad For First Time (+Video)

<b>Deaf boy hears dad: A three year old became the first child in the United States to get a new kind of implant as part of an experimental trial, and</b> …

Nonprofits

Hotel offers Harry Potter-themed rooms in London

A hotel is offering Harry Potter-themed rooms to fans of the book and film series staying in London<p>The Georgian House Hotel has given some of its rooms a gothic feel so guests can pretend they are spending a night in Hogwarts.<p>There are two "Wizard Chamber" bedrooms that come with a four-poster, …

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Trick Photography and Special Effects Ebook and Video Course | Photography Ebooks

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

Tutorials

Sky Sports will kick off its biggest-ever season of live football with seven Football League fixtures in 10 days. The first live action sees Sheffield United play Notts County on the 2nd of August: http://bit.ly/121JSj5

Richard Dawkins on the internet's hijacking of the word 'meme'

"Professor Dawkins' speech transmutes into an auto-tuned song about internet memes..." is not a sentence you expect to read in a press release about …

Alejandro Guijarro's best photograph – a Cambridge University blackboard

A few years ago, I became increasingly interested in all the academic institutions around the world that are working on new theories of reality – in …

Artists

With stunning speed, protests that started on June 6th in São Paulo over a 20-centavo (nine-cent) hike in bus fares have morphed into the biggest street demonstrations Brazil has seen since more than 20 years ago. One reason for the protests is surely a recent spike in inflation, which is starting to eat into the buying power of the great majority of Brazilians http://econ.st/11ws78p

Simon Parkes: Labour politician ‘fathered child with Cat Queen alien’

<b>A Labour politician has claimed he fathered a child with an alien he regularly meets up with for extra-terrestrial sex.</b><p>Councillor Simon Parkes, who …

Breast cancer scientists say less invasive surgery possible

<b>Some breast cancer sufferers could be treated with radiotherapy instead of more invasive surgery after a Europe-wide study.</b><p>Cardiff specialists who led the UK arm of the trial which studied 5,000 women found less invasive methods can be as effective as surgery for some patients.<p>It also means …

Cancer

Naked mole-rat gives cancer clues

<b>A rodent that never gets cancer could hold the key to preventing or treating malignant tumours, say scientists.</b><p>Lab studies show the skin cells of the naked mole-rat are high in a natural sugary substance that stops tumours developing.<p>The findings could lead to new human cancer therapies in the long …

Cancer

A Salafi shindig

AMERICA is apparently not alone in thinking the Syrian opposition to President Bashar Assad could do with a helping hand. On June 13th, as the White …

Anti-social mapping app ‘Hell Is Other People’ helps you avoid your friends

One of the big problems with having friends is their insistence on keeping in touch and occasionally hanging out in actual real life.<p>Even worse is …

Worst disguise ever? Bungling robber uses plastic bag to ‘conceal’ identity

<b>This bungling robber could be Britain’s stupidest criminal after holding up a petrol station with a plastic bag over his head.</b><p>Jamie Neil, 41, and …

Barack Obama and Angela Merkel discuss free trade deal following G8 summit