Jeremy Hyde

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The Top 5 Video Game Releases to Watch in October

<b>5.</b> <b>Civilization VI – October 21st, PC</b>: We haven’t had a new Civilization release since 2010, and fans of the series, one of gaming’s most iconic, are …

Heathrow protesters stage 'die-in' demo over airport expansion

<b>More than a hundred climate change protesters have held a "die-in" demonstration at Heathrow Airport against plans for airport expansion.</b><p>Campaigners from Reclaim the Power wore masks and carried posters as they lay down at Terminal 2 in west London.<p>The protest comes as the government is set to …

Homes with orchards – in pictures

Take your pick of these fruitful properties from Yorkshire to Dorset

Vegetable Gardens

The mammoth task of unearthing Petra

To preserve the ancient site of Petra for future generations, archaeologists and locals are re-excavating earlier archaeological “dumps” in search of lost treasures.<p><i>If you liked this story,</i> <b>sign up for the weekly bbc.com features newsletter</b><i>, called “If You Only Read 6 Things This Week”. A handpicked</i> …

Archaeology

Was SpaceX’s Rocket Sabotaged?

The <i>Washington Post</i> yesterday outlined a previously unreported interaction between SpaceX and competing company United Launch Alliance. In the <i>Post</i>’s …

Police: Minnesota teen planned school massacre

A teenage boy had a plan.<p>According to authorities in Waseca, Minnesota, John David LaDue, 17, was going to kill his family, start a diversionary fire, set off bombs at an area school, kill the resource officer there and then shoot students.<p>CNN does not usually publish the names of minors charged …

Kerry pushes for 'critical' talks over South Sudan

Secretary of State<p>John F. Kerrypressed South Sudan's president Friday to meet face-to-face with a longtime rival in talks he said were crucial to end fighting that has left thousands of people dead and displaced about a million others.<p>Kerry flew into the South Sudan capital of Juba and sped to a …

9 wonders of the world set to vanish forever: How many have you ticked off?

This month, we learned that Spain was facing the prospect of becoming the first European Union member state to have a natural World Heritage Site …

Archaeology

UK troops fly out to Estonia for military exercise

<b>More than 100 UK troops are to fly out to Estonia to take part in a military exercise, as tensions between Ukraine and Russia continue.</b><p>The troops are to be joined by Defence Secretary Philip Hammond.<p>The military exercise will mark the first time UK military forces have been sent to Eastern Europe …

Which airline has the rudest staff?

If you have ever had a disagreement with a stoney-faced airline cabin crew member over a lack of chicken curry meals or the best way to stow your luggage before take off, it may interest you to know that American passengers have named and shamed who they think are the rudest airline staff.<p>Spirit …

Customer Service

Ukraine's last resort: discovering the real Crimea

Before the crisis in Crimea, the award-winning novelist David Bezmozgis travelled around the area researching his new book. From holidaymakers on the Black Sea he learned why the Russians love it – and why the Crimeans are happy to welcome them<p>I landed in Crimea in August, at high season, because I …

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Astronomers Solve Mystery of Superbright Supernova

Galaxy's gravity magnifies light from a distant exploding star.<p>A supernova that exploded in 2010 and that appeared to burn much brighter than a normal star explosion is explained by the presence of a giant cosmic magnifying lens, scientists announced Thursday.<p>The four-year-old star explosion, known …

The Big Picture photography competition: round 303

Photography

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Inside Flipboard / April 7, 2014<p>If 2014 is the year of the media startup, Re/code is one of its marquee acts. Founded by Kara Swisher and Walt …

Heartbleed Bug Update

Inside Flipboard / April 9, 2014<p>As soon as we found out about the Heartbleed bug, the team here began working on understanding its implications for …

Odds of NYC Flooding During a Storm Up 20-Fold

New study documents rising storm surges since the mid-19th century.<p>The chances of New York City flooding during a storm are even greater than scientists previously thought, a new study suggests.<p>Maximum water levels in New York Harbor during storms have risen by nearly two and a half feet (about 0.7 …

How To Shoot Light Trails

<b>Tristan O’Tierney</b> <i>is a self-taught San Francisco-based photographer who has mastered the technique of crafting with light. Also an iOS engineer, he is</i> …

How Are Those Cities of the Future Coming Along?

These Intergalactic Travel Posters Look Like They Were Designed By Don Draper

If you could fly to Pluto on a 1950s-era Pan Am flight, this is what the advertisements would look like.<p>How do you get average non-nerds interested in learning factoids about the solar system? If you’re celebrity astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson, you host a multimillion-dollar relaunch of <i>Cosmos</i>. …

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking | Inc.com

It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. Most of us develop a stable of people with whom we like to work. We know their styles, and they know ours. It's comfortable and expedient. It is easy …

Self-improvement

Beautiful Time-Lapse Featuring the City of Light in All Its Centuries’ Old Splendor

For those who thoroughly enjoyed the time-lapse work of French photographer and filmmaker Mayeul Akpovi called <i>Paris in Motion</i>, this surely will be a …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Nature and Wildlife Photographer Shares Some Helpful Tips and Advice

In this little video put together by the Marc Silber Show, nature/wildlife photographer Florian Schulz joins Silber to talk about his photography, …

7 Tips to Improve Your Holiday Photographs

All of us get a little more excited about taking photographs when the Holidays approach. Who doesn't want to create beautiful images of their …