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This Drone Photography Is The Perfect Way To Banish A Blank Wall

If you're looking for wow factor, this is the answer.<p>Drones have proven their worth over the past year, from live streaming fashion shows to delivering food to putting out wildfires. Now, they're being used to capture stunning imagery worthy of space on your gallery wall.<p>Run by National Geographic …

Our Picks for the 2015 Melbourne International Film Festival

Be a good Melburnian and talk in obscure film references for a few weeks.<p>Each July, a significant portion of Melbourne's population gets obsessed with time management and their daily schedules. Personal leave is taken, appointments are missed, and children and the elderly are neglected as the city …

Rachel Dolezal’s True Lies

For a time this summer, it seemed all anyone could talk about was the N.A.A.C.P. chapter president whose parents had “outed” her as white. The tornado of public attention has since moved on, but Rachel Dolezal still has to live with her choices—and still refuses to back down.<p>It’s safe to say that …

Donald Trump: Hillary Clinton's private email use was 'criminal'

Trump says Democratic prosecutors are ‘protecting’ former secretary of state Republican candidate says he doesn’t see how Clinton ‘can run’<p>Donald Trump on Sunday pitched into the ongoing furore over Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while secretary of state, saying: “The fact is, what …

Government

Second Scottish referendum inevitable, says Alex Salmond

SNP MP says only timing of independence vote is in question, and failure to deliver sufficient devolution, the EU issue, and austerity make it more likely<p>A second independence referendum for Scotland is “inevitable”, according to the former first minister and current SNP MP Alex Salmond.<p>“The …

Scotland

Startup of the Week: Velocity

Each week we profile a European startup that our team has independently encountered and been excited by. We focus on the scale of the company’s …

Why Do Butterflies Have Such Vibrant Colors and Patterns?

Colors give butterflies camouflage, which helps them avoid hungry predators.<p>Ask a social butterfly where she got that great dress, and she'll say, "This old thing?" and then tell you its entire history.<p>Ask an actual butterfly about its colorful attire, and things get a lot more complicated.<p>Our …

Call for help

WITH at least 4,500 people dead, public-health authorities in west Africa and worldwide are struggling to contain Ebola. Borders have been closed, …

Obama’s Kenya visit: no big deal… and why the ordinary nature of it signals progress

“Obama’s three day visit will mark a historic moment in Kenya’s 52 year history as it is the first time a sitting US President will be visiting the …

Inside the Hospital Where Israeli Doctors Treat Syrian Patients | VICE News

The attack last month by a group of Israel's Druze minority on wounded Syrians traveling in an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) ambulance to a hospital in the Golan Heights has drawn attention to Israel's practice of offering medical care to Syrian militants. But it's not just rebels who are being …

Centre of World University Rankings reveals the top-ten universities in the world

Two UK universities have held on to their spots in the top-five best university in the world rankings as American institutions continued to sweep the …