Awe-inspiring photographs of fast jets surrounded by a split-second shockwave aren’t evidence of a plane breaking the sound barrier. BBC Future looks at what causes them. It’s an eye-catching sight that
Exclusive: Boko Haram abandons demands for its top commanders to be released in negotiations with the Nigerian government that could see "gradual" release of schoolgirls as early as next week, sources
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have gone head-to-head across a broad range of categories in soccer over the past half dozen years. They’ve won the past six Fifa/Balloon d’Or awards given to the world’s
It began on Twitter, of course, as these things do. A user called Craig Nunn (@hrtbps) wrote: "'Why not model for stock images?' they said. 'What could possibly go wrong?' they said." And he enclosed picture
Howard Schultz grew up in the projects in Brooklyn. John Paul DeJoria sold shampoo while living out of his car. Oprah’s first audience was the congregation at her grandmother’s church in rural Mississippi.
A president who came into office pledging to take the 'war on terror' out of the shadows plunged it deeper into those shadows When future historians look back on the presidency of Barack Obama, they will
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If jerks are being jerky to you, just “don’t ever forget the reason you started doing what you do.” That and five other smart tips on not letting the steez-challenged mess with your steez. As we in the