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US military aims to create cyborgs by connecting humans to computers

Researchers hope to develop a high-bandwidth, implantable neural interface to open the channel between the human brain and modern electronics<p>The US government is researching technology that it hopes will turn soldiers into cyborgs, allowing them to connect directly to computers.<p>The US military’s …


10 countries hoarding enormous mountains of gold

But central banks just can't get enough of the yellow metal.<p>For the third quarter of 2015, central banks continued to bulk up their gold reserves, adding 175 tonnes to official reserves, according to the World Gold Council.<p>Although this is a 3% drop year-over-year, it's important to note that …

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UK police confirm 3 bin Ladens killed in England plane crash

LONDON (AP) — Three relatives of the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were among four people killed when a private jet crashed on landing in southern England, British police confirmed Saturday.<p>The Hampshire Police force said formal post-mortems were still being conducted, but the victims were …

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Ukip row: Nigel Farage 'plotted against himself', claims Suzanne Evans

UK Independence Party deputy chairman Suzanne Evans denies any plot against its leader<p>Nigel Farage plotted against himself, the UK Independence Party's deputy chairman Suzanne Evans has claimed, denying that she or others planned a coup for the party leadership.<p>"The only person that's ever plotted …

Palestinians banned from riding same buses as Israelis

Jerusalem (AFP) - Palestinians in the West Bank who commute to Israel to work will from Wednesday be banned from riding the same buses as Israelis to return home, a defence ministry official said.<p>"Under a three-month pilot project, Palestinians who work in Israel will, starting Wednesday, need to …


10 of the Best European Train Trips

Travel<p>Our ten favorite European trains don’t necessarily offer the fastest journeys—just the most memorable. All aboard!<p>Much of European train travel is about efficiency and comfort—punctually leaving and arriving and having a cozy seat or sleeper compartment in which to devour the latest issue of …