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WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013

PhysicsThe Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature<p>Author: Natalie WolchoverNatalie Wolchover<p>TotalityHow to Watch Friday’s Super-Long …

Why Bitcoin is on the money

Digital currencies are a threat to current financial systems, say Alec Ross and Jonathan Luff.<p>Around the world, governments everywhere are trying to come to terms with technology. Some are finding the pace of change too fast and the flow of information too free for their autocratic hierarchies, and …

Migrating animals add new depth to how the ocean breathes

Animals ranging from plankton to small fish consume vast amounts of what little oxygen is available in the ocean’s aptly named “oxygen minimum zone” …

Proposed Changes In Organ Donation Stir Debate

The nation's organ transplant network will consider a controversial proposal Monday to overhaul the guidelines for an increasingly common form of organ donation.<p>The board of directors of the United Network for Organ Sharing will open a two-day meeting at the organization's headquarters in Richmond, …

India floods: Rescuers race to save survivors

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Australian retailers face new Bangladesh sweatshop claims

Australian retailers who recently signed an agreement to improve worker conditions in Bangladesh are facing new claims that sweatshop workers in the …

Lebanon: clashes between army and supporters of Sunni cleric continue

Lebanese forces battling followers of a hardline Sunni Muslim cleric have closed in on the mosque where they are taking cover in a southern coastal …

Mississippi Open Gun Carry Law Causing Confusion

MERIDIAN -- On July 1, a new law giving Mississippi residents the right to openly carry firearms without the need of a gun permit will go into effect.<p>Next week, during a two-hour block of instruction and education on the Open Carry Law, area law enforcement officers will get guidance on how the new …

Saudi Arabia switches start of weekend from Thursday to Friday

<b>Saudi Arabia is to change the start of its two-day weekend from Thursday to Friday, official sources say.</b><p>The change will bring it into line with other countries in the region and help co-ordinate business and banking days.<p>A similar proposal in 2007 was rejected, but the Saudi business community has …

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Attack on mountain-climbers raises debate on how to deal with Pakistan Taliban

Attackers dressed in paramilitary uniform killed 10 foreigners preparing to climb the world's ninth highest peak, Nanga Parbat (8,126m), in northern Pakistan.<p>Pakistanis awoke to the news of an unprecedented attack on mountain climbers in the Gilgit-Baltistan region, which has been trying to win …

Qatari emir to meet ruling family members

Trusted sources have confirmed to Al Jazeera that the Qatari emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, is due to meet members of the ruling family and prominent members of the Qatari society on Monday.<p>The planned meeting comes amid news about the intentions of the emir to transfer power to his heir …

Supreme Court's Recess Appointments Case Could Upend White House History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a case that, at its heart, is a question of semantics: …

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) told Sean Hannity how the immigration bill hurts U.S. citizens, and what it has to do with ObamaCare. Watch: http://tinyurl.com/q22hj5p