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'Remarkable' rocks within reach of Jade Rabbit rover

<b>Some of the youngest lava flows on the Moon are within reach of China's Jade Rabbit rover, says a leading US lunar scientist.</b><p>The Chang'e-3 mission touched down on Saturday at the eastern edge of its designated landing box.<p>Dr Paul Spudis said the landing area was more interesting than its original …

US and Chinese warships narrowly avoid collision in South China Sea

Incident which saw USS Cowpens have to take evasive action arose with the US ship operating near China's only aircraft carrier at a time of heightened tensions in the region<p>A U.S. guided missile cruiser operating in international waters in the South China Sea was forced to take evasive action last …

11 Photos Of Mount Kirkjufell Will Convince You To Fly To Iceland

No, you're not in a dream. This dazzling mountain is called Kirkjufell, and it really, truly exists.<p>The mountain is near Grundarfjörður, a teensy-weensy town in western Iceland. With a summit 1,500 feet above sea level, Mount Kirkjufell the biggest landmark in the village of about 900 …

Click! The 15 Best Spots to Take Pictures in Italy

No matter if you are snapping with a smartphone or the most complex DSLR, Italy is probably one of the most picturesque and photogenic countries in the world. You can take snapshots of cobblestoned streets, sparkling seas, church domes and medieval towers. The photography possibilities are …

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'Revenge porn' site owner arrested in San Diego

<b>A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the running of a "revenge porn" website.</b><p>Kevin Bollaert is accused of being behind UGotPosted, a site that published intimate photographs of people against their wishes.<p>It would link to relevant social networks of the subjects …

South Korean MPs consider measures to tackle online gaming addiction

South Korea's parliament is considering a law that would classify online gaming as potentially antisocial addiction alongside gambling, drugs and alcohol.<p>The bill has won support from parents, religious groups and doctors but has alarmed the internet industry and enraged gamers. The legislation …

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Asiana Airlines pilot in San Francisco crash was 'stressed' about landing

The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was "very concerned" about attempting a visual approach because the runway's automatic landing aids were out of service due to construction, according to an investigative report …

China considers nationwide ban on smoking in public

China's leaders are considering a nationwide smoking ban in public, a leading health official said on Wednesday, as the country's tobacco-related health and economic costs continue to mount.<p>Yang Jie, deputy director of the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention's Office of Tobacco …