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Tests reveal Quran manuscript is among oldest in the world, says UK university

<b>London (CNN) —</b> For years, the two parchment leaves covered in an elegant early form of Arabic script were misbound with leaves of a similar Quran manuscript dating from the late seventh century.<p>Now, with the help of radiocarbon analysis, the two fragments have been shown to be decades older -- …

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Luckiest human alive tests the reflexes of seven adorable kittens

Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p><b>Don’t let the drudgery of modern life get you down, because cute cat videos will always give your frozen heart a chance to</b> …

This three-year-old makes an articulate case for eating a cupcake

This three-year-old has a promising career in public advocacy lined up for the future.<p>Little Mateo makes a very compelling case for his mother after …

Oscars 2014: And the winners of the 86th Academy Awards are…

The stars of the silver screen gathered in Hollywood last night as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrated the very best in …

New Year’s Eve 2013: Dubai unleashes 500,000 fireworks to welcome in 2014 (and break a world record)

Dubai has ushered in the new year with a huge fireworks spectacle which it hopes will break the world record for the largest fireworks show ever.<p>The …

6 Gifts For 21st Century Techno-Kids And Their Parents

Buying holiday gifts for kids involves balancing between cool and educational. We want our kids to exclaim, “awesome!” But we also want to make sure the toys, gadgets, and games we’re buying aren’t causing social, emotional, or intellectual damage.<p>Sophisticated 21st Century techno-kids are not …

Christmas 2013: best technology gifts - in pictures - Telegraph

10 Scientific Blunders That Could Shake Your Faith in Science

The history of science teaches us to question what we think we know.<p>Some scientists who made great discoveries in history were ridiculed and …

Wonder what men think about the way women dress? We shouldn't give a stuff

<b>I recently read an article online detailing what female fashion trends men hate. Could you provide the definitive list of man-repelling fashion trends?</b><p><i>Sophie, by email</i><p>Absolutely, Sophie, it would be my pleasure. In fact, I read a similar article myself in a fashion magazine last month about a …

So, Should You Buy An Xbox One Or PS4 This Holiday Season?

Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's PS4 are finally on the market, and both I and the gaming population at large have had plenty of time to play, experiment with, and break the much-vaunted next generation of console gaming. The question remains: are these machines worth the price tag in the waning …

Yes, Your Toddler Really Is Smarter Than A 5-Year-Old

Parents, does your 18-month-old seem wise beyond her years? Science says you're not fooling yourself.<p>Very small children can reason abstractly, researchers say, and are able to infer the relationships between objects that elude older children who get caught up on the concreteness of things.<p>In …