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Basic House II : A House in Your Pocket

This is the second generation of Basic House by Martín Azúa, it still features a nice habitable area, foldable, inflatable, and reversible. <b>Basic</b> …

Bloodhound: the 1,000mph car built in Britain

The supersonic car built to smash the current land speed record is unveiled in London<p>Its top speed is more than 1,000mph an hour, it is faster than a speeding bullet, and it is powered by Rolls-Royce jet engines and a rocket.<p>The Bloodhound - which is on display for the first time in London this …

Miroslav Klose poses with his two sons and German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Messi vomits in World Cup final

World Cup final: Germany defeats Argentina in extra time - CNN.com

<i>How are you celebrating the World Cup? Join the global conversation on CNN Facebook Pulse</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Never bet against Germany.<p>In a world where so much can change so quickly, perhaps it is reassuring that there is one constant which remains.<p>The nation which had ripped Brazil's dreams to shreds in the …

Enjoy Argentina’s Lionel Messi While You Can

Argentina’s tiny, drooping maestro is distinctly unnatural—the greatest player in an equally freakish era of genius football which is about to …

Luis Suarez on the verge of a massive move to Barcelona

Barcelona may have found themselves in trouble after the Neymar transfer debacle last summer, but that doesn’t seemed to stopped them from making another massive purchase this year, with Luis Suarez looking set to join the Catalans.<p>Luis Suarez on the verge of a massive move to …

Soccer

Netherlands vs Argentina: Penalty heartbreak for Holland as Lionel Messi leads his men into World Cup final

Read a full match report of the World Cup semi-final between Netherlands and Argentina at Arena Corinthians, São Paulo, on Wednesday, July 9, 2014<p>Lionel Messi, the best player of his generation, now faces the best team of this World Cup, Germany, in Sunday's mouth-watering final in Rio. Messi was …

There is a 17% chance Brazil & Argentina will meet at the World Cup final

Pivit gives insight into which team has a better chance of winning the World Cup<p>There is a 17% chance Brazil & Argentina will meet at the World Cup final<p>07/02/2014<p>After the best Last 16 World Cup round in history, Brazil 2014 is down to its last eight teams. African hopes were extinguished in the …

Neymar injury casts a pall over Brazil cup win

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The fireworks celebrating victory had barely subsided when the disastrous news came through for Brazil: Neymar is out. The star …

The Metal Work Lamp Gets Modernized

Tommaso Caldera set out to reinterpret the classic workshop lamp. You know, those industrial looking lamps with the metal cages you spot in …

Environment: News & features

BoE cannot control rising house prices, says Dale

The Bank's director says that property costs should be determined by market conditions<p>The Bank of England cannot curb rapidly rising house prices and will not attempt to do so, the institution's new director of financial stability has said.<p>Spencer Dale, who was appointed on June 1 after six years …

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Luis Suarez's emotional goodbyes as he leaves World Cup

Luis Suarez says his goodbyes to Uruguay staff as he leaves the World cup tournament following a four month ban by Fifa<p>Luis Suarez said his goodbyes after Fifa saw fit to ban him from football for four months.<p><b>The ban ends his participation in the 2014 finals after he bit Italian defender Giorgio</b> …

Messi 'from Jupiter' as Argentina scores 3rd win

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — About a dozen Argentine fans couldn't get enough of the smell of victory in the Beira-Rio Stadium, dancing and singing in …

Zinedine Zidane Officially Announced as Real Madrid Castilla Manager

<b>Updates from Thursday, June 26</b><p>Fabio Cannavaro is tipped to replace Zinedine Zidane as Carlo Ancelotti's No. 2 at Real Madrid.<p>Cannavaro, a former favourite at the Bernabeu, has been in Ancelotti's thinking for some time, according to J. L. Calderon of <i>Marca</i>:<p>Carlo has already been laying the …

World Cup 2014: Steven Gerrard worried for England future

The number of young players with the hunger and desire to play for England is diminishing because of the money in the game, says captain Steven Gerrard.

Spain's World Cup reign ended by 2-0 loss to Chile

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With its superstars aging and its loyal coach slow to blend in young talent, Spain's glorious reign as the superpower of world …

Spain vs. Chile, World Cup 2014: Kickoff time, TV schedule and more

Spain must find a way to defeat Chile in order to salvage their World Cup. Here's how to watch on TV and online.<p>Spain are reeling after their 5-1 defeat against the Netherlands, and now must recover quickly against a dangerous Chile team who are out to eliminate the defending champions.<p>After so …

Lionel Messi found the kid whose hand he forgot to shake

Lionel Messi looked like a jerk, but he made up for it by tracking down the kid whose feelings he hurt.<p>How do all those kids get to walk out with the teams before World Cup games? Nobody knows, not even those kids, but what we do know is that the players are supposed to be friends with them -- …

Russia draws 1-1 with South Korea in World Cup

CUIABA, Brazil (AP) — Blundering Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev was bailed out by teammate Alexander Kerzhakov in a 1-1 draw with South Korea in the …

Mexico Goalie Makes An Unreal Diving Save Off The Line, Single-Handedly Earns Huge 0-0 Draw With Brazil

The scoreline is misleading.<p>It could have realistically been 3-0 or 4-0 Brazil if it wasn't for Memo Ochoa, the Mexican stopper who had the best individual performance from a goalkeeper at the World Cup so far.<p>Ochoa was everywhere. He made three reaction saves from point-blank range.<p>His best save …

World Cup 2014: Brazil fail to find a way past marvellous Mexico

There has been plenty of talk of footballing ghosts here for Brazil and the scariest one for them is generally considered to be Uruguay, what with 1950 and all that. But Mexico have also put a few skeletons in the closet of the World Cup hosts and they once again proved irksome.<p>No team have fared …