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Destroying ISIS Will Take a Lot More Than Killing Its Leadership

A U.S.-led coalition has apparently killed a top aide to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who himself is reportedly injured. But getting rid of the terror group will require far more.<p>The United States-led campaign against the Islamic State has yielded little tangible success so far. But things may suddenly …

Ten million jobs at risk from advancing technology

Up to 35pc of Britain's jobs will be eliminated by new computing and robotics technology over the next 20 years, say experts<p>Ten million British jobs could be taken over by computers and robots over the next 20 years, wiping out more than one in three roles.<p>Low-paid, repetitive positions are most …

The Surprising Science Behind The Movie 'Interstellar'

From wormhole highways to robotic space companions, scientific experts weigh in on Christopher Nolan's newest sci-fi blockbuster.<p>Asking a team of journalists to rally around a science fiction movie might sound ludicrous. Yet some combination of boundless vision, relaxing of natural laws, and …

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Donetsk sees most intense combat since ceasefire

Eastern Ukrainian separatists engaged in heavy fighting with Ukrainian troops near the city of Donetsk on Sunday.<p>Artillery was heard from outside the …

Violent protests over Mexico student massacre

Furious protesters tried to break into Mexico City's National Palace during nationwide demonstrations over the deaths of 43 students that has angered the nation.<p>Protesters on Saturday slammed metal barricades against the door and briefly set it on fire but could not get into the palace, which is …

Night Time Eiffel Tower Photos Are a Copyright Violation

Most people know that they are not allowed to share copies of their favorite band or film without permission. However, in some areas even your own …

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How Quitting Email Made My Team Communicate Better

<i>Max Nalsky is the founder and CEO of Pyrus, the workplace collaboration and productivity platform.</i><p>We operate in a world of inboxes. Everyone has his or her collection of points where other people can touch them — email, Facebook, Twitter, Skype – the list goes on. It’s easily overwhelming, and we …

Brits arrested in massive dark web bust

The full extent of Operation Onymous -- a massive international crackdown on the dark web drug trade -- has been revealed today by law enforcement …

The Big Bang Theory to get an official LEGO set

LEGO has announced that it is to produce a new limited edition set based upon the hugely popular U.S. sitcom <b>The Big Bang Theory</b>, after a proposal …

Five clips from The Simpsons / Futurama crossover 'Simpsorama'

Having crossed over with Seth MacFarlane’s <b>Family Guy</b> back in September, <b>The Simpsons</b> will be linking up with another Matt Groening creation with …

The games that have defined PS4 and Xbox One

It's been one year since PlayStation 4 and Xbox One launched around the world, and although the initial line-up of games was so remarkably drab and …

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Australia travel guide

Expert guide to Australia<p>An insider's guide to Australia, featuring the country's best hotels, restaurants, bars, attractions and things to do, including how to travel there and around. Click on the tabs below for guides to Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney and …

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Can Imaging Analysis Solve Mystery of Amelia Earhart's Disappearance?

Researchers are employing advanced technology, but some are skeptical.<p>Can sophisticated imaging technology solve the 77-year-old mystery of aviator Amelia Earhart's disappearance?<p>Forensic imaging expert Jeff Glickman believes that it can. Last week, The International Group for Historic Aircraft …

The complete guide to Google Fit

Google's health platform, which first debuted on Android Wear watches earlier this year, is now available on the Web and for Android devices running version 4.0 or higher. Here you will find everything you need to know about the new Google Fit app.<p>What is it?<p>Google Fit is Google's answer to Apple's …