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Magna Carta scribes identified ahead of 800th anniversary

<b>Scientists have identified the scribes who wrote two of the four original 1215 copies of the Magna Carta.</b><p>They found the copies held in Lincoln and Salisbury were written by scribes based at those cathedrals, rather than by someone working for King John.<p>The discovery was made ahead of the 800th …

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

India Launches Plan to Plant 2 Billion Trees and Boost Youth Employment

India’s government is killing two birds with one stone by hiring youth to plant two billion trees along highways throughout the country. The plan to …

Cat Math

(Image: shvelo)<p>It's been a very long time since I've had a math class, but I felt pretty confident that this was correct. Then I read <b>the comments</b>. …

Acadêmicos atacam ‘doutrinação’ do Enem

RIO - Um conjunto de questões da prova de Ciências Humanas do último Exame Nacional de Ensino Médio (Enem 2014) abriu um debate entre acadêmicos …

Fernando Henrique diz que Dilma está quebrando o país ao tentar flexibilizar meta fiscal

SÃO PAULO — O ex-presidente Fernando Henrique Cardoso (FHC) disse nesta quarta-feira, ao comentar a tentativa do governo federal de flexibilizar a …

Experimental HIV Prevention Injections are 100% Effective in Monkeys

New studies conducted on monkeys show that an antiretroviral injection called GSK744 could provide protection against HIV infection in humans. Two …

My Social Book | A Review - Philadelphia Portrait & Pet Photographer

My Social Book is not product that I offer to clients, but I just had to share it. I am always capturing memories and creating albums for clients. …

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World Cup preparations in chaos as unsafe food found and 'state of emergency' declared in host city

Five-star hotel where England’s World Cup squad will stay in Rio faces fine over out-of-date food while city where they play opening game declares 'state of emergency' over flood risk<p>The city where England begin their World Cup campaign in Brazil has declared a state of emergency over a flooding …

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Já ouviu AC/DC tocado num Violoncelo?

Confira esta apresentação incrível da dupla <i>2Cellos</i> que provavelmente será o som mais legal que você ouvira nesta segunda carnavalesca.

BNDES libera R$ 1,58 bi para Linha 2 do Metrô-SP - Geral - Estadão

O Metrô de São Paulo recebeu hoje financiamento de R$ 1,58 bilhão do Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social (BNDES) para as obras de …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Incredibly Hyperrealistic Finger Painting of Morgan Freeman

Artist Kyle Lambert has created a stunningly photorealistic finger painting of Morgan Freeman using an iPad Air and the Procreate app. The amazing …

Headlines from a Mathematically Literate World

Ben Orlin at Math with Bad Drawings studied both math and psychology, so it only makes sense that he would look at sensationalist headlines with a …

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‘O Brasil nos pediu para sediar a Copa do Mundo. Nós não impusemos’, diz presidente da Fifa

RIO - O presidente da Fifa, Joseph Blatter, disse nesta terça-feira, no Rio, confiar que as manifestações e protestos violentos que acontecem em …

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Living the custo Brasil

A YEAR ago my Brazilian mobile phone stopped working properly. The problem was not the device, but the network. Despite being switched on and a good …

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Gina Indelicada

Na academia só tem 2 tipos de mulheres fazendo ginástica: As que não precisam e as que não adianta... #GinaPersistente #GinaGuerreira #GinaMarombada

How Corporate Logos Evolve

How Corporate Logos Evolve, from The Logo Company, shows us how even iconic world-wide recognized company logos change over time.<p><i>We often get asked</i> …

Happy Birthday To Brilliant Mathematician Leonhard Euler

Still impressive at 306.<p>Today, while poking around Google, you might've noticed the lovely doodle honoring Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler. He deserves that doodle! Euler was one of the greatest mathematicians of all time, and possibly the most prolific.<p>Publishing almost 900 papers and books (!) …

Watch Margaret Thatcher Explain Why the Euro Is a Terrible Idea in 1990

Her thoughts on giving up the pound for a single European currency? "No. No. No."<p>Say what you will about the rest of her legacy, but when it comes to the economic disaster today known as the euro, Margaret Thatcher was downright prophetic. In a delightfully acidic speech delivered before Britain's …

What's The Freest State In America [Infographic]?

A new analysis ranks how free different states are based on things like taxes, business laws and rent control laws.<p>Oklahoma, New Hampshire, Tennessee and the Dakotas are the freest states in the U.S., according to a new analysis. Sound like places where you'd want to live?<p>The analysis comes from …

Francis Crick's DNA letter to his son sells at auction for a record $6 million

A 60-year-old letter in which biologist Francis Crick told his son about DNA's double-helix structure, weeks before the Nobel Prize-winning discovery was revealed to the world, sold at a New York auction on Wednesday for a record price of $6 million.<p>"I'm sort of in a state of shock," said Michael …