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How 888,246 red ceramic poppies captivated Britain and brought WWI to life

LONDON—Early in August, the Tower of London was transformed into a sea of red ceramic poppies to commemorate the centenary of World War I. The art installation is called <i>Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red</i>, and it has proven astoundingly popular: More than 4 million people are expected to visit it, …

Why millennials pulled a disappearing act on Election Day

Younger voters aren’t disengaged. Their faith in our institutions is at an all-time low, and with good reason<p>Alan Smith<p>November 8, 2014 8:00pm (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on Next New Deal.<p>As pundits predicted (Nate Silver really has taken the drama out of election returns) the Republicans swept …

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Winona Ryder Talks About BEETLEJUICE 2

Film today: R2D2 is back too

On the site today<p>• R2D2 confirmed for Star Wars: Episode VII<p>• Ian McKellen "considered giving up acting" over The Hobbit green screen horrors<p>• Robert De Niro says he will reunite with Martin Scorsese on new gangster film<p>• Jack Nicholson sought for Tom Cruise comedy<p>• Toxicologist casts doubt on …

Incredible Panoramas Of The World's Most Beautiful Places

AirPano is made of eight team members, who have wide-ranging backgrounds (civil engineering and medical cybernetics, among others). The amateur photographers are currently traveling around the world, shooting major cities and other sites of interest.<p>The group mainly shoots from helicopters, using a …

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Bjork Explaining Television Is Everything You'd Imagine Bjork Explaining Television to Be

"This is what an Icelandic poet told me. And I became so scared to television that I always got headaches when I watched it. Then, later on, when I got my Danish book on television, I stopped being afraid because I read the truth, the scientifical truth and it was much better."<p>Björk.<p>Ethereal, tiny, …

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33 DIY Gifts You Can Make In Less Than An Hour

The only thing better than a handmade present is a handmade present that you can whip up in no time.

Novelist Ian McEwan and theoretical physicist Nima Arkani-Hamed met at the Science Museum in London to mark the opening of the Large Hadron Collider exhibition. This is an edited extract of their conversation

Republicans in turmoil as Congress passes bill to end debt crisis

The US Congress passed legislation to rescue the country from the brink of a looming debt default on Wednesday night, bringing an end to the two-week crisis that has closed large portions of the government, revealed deep divisions in the Republican party and threatened a global financial crisis.<p>A …

The Sledgehammer Politics of the GOP

Warn­ing: I am go­ing to vent again. I write this be­fore the fi­nal votes on the Sen­ate pack­age, but after the House Re­pub­lic­ans ca­reened from …

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Microsoft helps launch interactive Everest site mapping climate change and 60 years of climbs

Microsoft is teaming up with GlacierWorks to launch Everest: Rivers of Ice, an interactive website that lets you explore the areas around the world's tallest mountain. Built entirely in HTML5, Rivers of Ice contains gigapixel panoramas that capture life in the Himalayas, and depict the daunting …

Honduran gangs Salvatrucha and 18 Street announce truce

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/982000/982114_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524682228_ea8e7871650659da523515d4719041af<p><b>The two most notorious and violent street gangs in Honduras have promised to end the violence which has claimed tens of thousands of lives.</b><p>Mara …

Republicans Altered Benghazi Emails, CBS News Report Claims

One day after The White House released 100 pages of Benghazi emails, a report has surfaced alleging that Republicans released a set with altered text.<p>CBS News reported Thursday that leaked versions sent out by the GOP last Friday had visible differences than Wednesday's official batch. Two …

MSN | Outlook, Office, Skype, Bing, Breaking News, and Latest Videos

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MSN | Outlook, Office, Skype, Bing, Breaking News, and Latest Videos

Portals Navigation<p>Outlook.com<br>• Microsoft Store<br>• Skype<br>• Rewards<br>• Office<br>• eBay Sponsored<br>• OneDrive<br>• Maps<br>• Facebook<br>• OneNote<br>• Twitter<p>Get your mail here<p>See your recent emails<br>• Send a quick email<br>• Manage your calendar with easy access<p>Sign in with any Microsoft account: Outlook, Hotmail, MSN, Live<p>What is a Microsoft …

A Newcomer's Guide to the 3 Obama Scandals

Three dissimilar episodes, one of which is very bad.<p>I have been in China, offline, and in other ways removed from the US news ecosystem through the blossoming period of the three simultaneous problems for the Obama administration. Here is how they look after a day's worth of catching up:<p>1) <b>Benghazi</b>. …

The Genius of Marie Curie - the Woman Who Lit Up the World, BBC Two, review

Jake Wallis Simons is entranced by this highly informative documentary on one our greatest scientists.<p>A headstrong and talented woman is born in an age when women were expected to be housewives and mothers. After a monumental struggle, she achieves global fame and respect; her funeral is …