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Design by Nature: How (and Why) Worm Secretion is Making an Appearance in Medicine

Design's role in medical discoveries is always an exciting topic of conversation, from design experiments like Jake Evill's 3D-printed cast to DIY …

How Your iPhone Is Ruining Your Sleep

You need to sleep well if you want to be alert, live for a while longer, and remember what you did today. Too bad the phone you’re playing with disrupts the whole sleep thing.<p>Some people might say that sleep is wasted time. Clearly, they haven’t heard that sleep is where you put your memories away …

HTC Said To Be Planning Larger Screen Version Of HTC One Flagship Smartphone For March

HTC is said to be readying the next generation of the HTC One, which will keep the same simple moniker but offer up a larger display and a camera with a so-called “twin-sensor” rear-facing camera, according to Bloomberg (via Verge). The screen will be at least 5-inches diagonally, which is slightly …

Selfies at night: Canadian photographer immerses himself in the wilderness - in pictures

Paul Zizka takes photos of himself in the wilderness of Canada. He began photographing night scenes but by adding himself into the shot he created a relationship between the central figure in the image and the nature around him. Paul uses the HDR technique to achieve these results

Mother's Heartwarming Photos of Sons with Farm Animals

Russian photographer and mother of two boys Elena Shumilova captures heartwarming images of her sons interacting with various animals on their farm, including dogs, rabbits, cats, and ducklings. She manages to transport the viewer into a fairy tale-like world with her photos of these little guys …

Farm Animals

Obama bans spying on leaders of U.S. allies, scales back NSA program | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama announced a ban on U.S. eavesdropping on the leaders of close friends and allies on Friday, and rein in the vast collection of Americans’ phone data in a series of reforms triggered by Edward Snowden’s revelations.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama speaks …

Prince Harry quits battlefield as royal family reshapes | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Prince Harry is quitting front-line military roles to help organise commemorative events, the latest member of Britain’s royal family to take on more official duties as the Queen scales down her workload.<p>Britain's Prince Harry attends the Walking with the Wounded South Pole …

Plastic surgery apps for little girls? Horrendous, but no longer surprising

We are so accustomed to a world of outrageous and damaging sexism that is no wonder some people have designed games telling children they are fat and in need of surgical improvement<p>Generally, we are very accepting of the world around us. We take it for granted, accept that it’s normal, and see it …

How London's gold and silver price benchmarks are 'fixed' | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - European regulators including Germany’s Bafin are looking more closely at how banks set benchmarks such as the twice-daily spot gold price fix after the Libor rigging scandal exposed widespread interest rate manipulation.<p>24 karat gold bars are seen at the United States West Point …

Vladimir Putin: gay people at Winter Olympics must 'leave children alone'

Russian president vows no discrimination but says gay people must observe law banning 'homosexual propaganda'<p>Vladimir Putin has said that gay people will be not be subjected to harassment at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, as long as they stay away from children.<p>Putin is currently in Sochi reviewing …

The incredible Costa Rican red-eyed tree frog - in pictures. Full gallery here: http://gu.com/p/3mvqc/fb