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Hitler's taster feared death each meal

Berlin - Margot Woelk spent the last few years of WW2 eating lavish meals and fearing that every mouthful could mean death.<p>The former food taster for …

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Queen to honour Nelson Mandela

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II leaves Westminster Abbey in London, after attending a service to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Coronation …

Michelle Obama tells youth to dream big

US First Lady Michelle Obama participates in a discussion with students at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Johannesburg. (Stephane de Sakutin, …

Vault-Hide SMS,Pics & Videos,App Lock,Cloud backup

<b>Vault is a mobile app designed to hide private pictures, videos, sms, call logs and contacts on your phone. Currently there are more than 100 million</b> …

US 'not threatened' by China - Obama

Pretoria - The US does not feel threatened by the growth of trade and investment in Africa by China and other emerging powers, US President Barack …

Dave King demands R33m from Gary Player

Cape Town – Controversial tax rebel Dave King wants golf icon Gary Player to pay him about R33m, DispatchOnline reported on Tuesday.<p>The Glasgow-born …

Microsoft U-turn in Xbox One games row

<b>Microsoft has made a dramatic U-turn over its decision to impose restrictions on pre-owned titles on its new Xbox One console.</b><p>The company had said it would restrict the free trade of pre-owned games, and that an internet connection was required to play all titles.<p>But following gamers' anger, …

3 liligers cubs cavort at Russian zoo

New York - The zoo in Novosibirsk, Russia's third-largest city, is home to a unique animal - the liliger. That's a big cat breed where the father is …

Daily chart: The UN's latest World Population Prospects expects the world to grow from 7.2 billion people today to 9.6 billion in 2050. This is 300m more than it had previously estimated, and reflects increases to the fertility rates in sub-Saharan countries such as Nigeria and Ethiopia, and other populous countries. Today's chart reveals the world's population by region from 2013 to forecasts for 2050 http://econ.st/11lJCvC

Telkom profits plunge

Johannesburg – Telkom [JSE:TKG] has reported a 73.2% decline in headline and diluted headline earnings per share to 87.0 cents for the year ended …

PNG teen beheads father after rape

Sydney - A teenage girl beheaded her father with a bush knife after he raped her at their home in Papua New Guinea, a report said on Monday, with …

Mind-Blowing Supercell Thunderstorm Filmed Near Booker, Texas

It took Mike Olbinski 4 years of failed attempts before he actually got his dream: on June 3rd he and Andy Hoeland managed to capture an unworldly …

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The future of food: insects, GM rice and edible packaging are on the menu As the global population rises and food prices do too, many scientists are looking for alternatives to traditional foodstuffs http://bit.ly/11AXlu0 Photograph: Photomorgana/Corbis

Woolies to slash prices

Cape Town - Woolworths Holdings [JSE:WHL] will cut its prices by up to 30% from August in a bid to gain market share in Africa, The EastAfrican …

Turkey's protests fuelled by leader's quest to restore Islam

Some say the nationwide protests that rocked Turkey's government the past two weeks were only about a grove of sycamore trees in the middle of the country's biggest city, a trifling issue for a local planning board to work out. But to the country's unapologetic Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, …

Absa’s platinum ETF: strong start | Financial Times

Platinum prices have been pretty rocky of late (see chart), but that’s not stopped exchange traded funds in the metal doing well. Earlier this year, …

Rocks for the long run

SINCE late last year commodity prices have been on a long, slow downward slide. Yet many in the markets, like Jeremy Grantham, a British money …

The future of buildings: coming soon, the house that can repair itself How self-healing concrete and 3D printing will transform buildings and many other sectors besides http://bit.ly/19zymQQ Photograph: Softkill Design

Detroit defaults on some of its debts

<b>Detroit will immediately stop debt payments, the city's financial manager has announced, as he set out a proposal to creditors that would see them take a drastic cut on the money they are owed.</b><p>Kevyn Orr announced a moratorium on all Detroit's payments on unsecured debt.<p>That money will instead be …

US says it will arm Syrian rebels: http://bit.ly/177JTqw The White House believes its assessment means Syria has crossed the so-called "red line" that President Barack Obama established early in the conflict as a test for further western intervention to support the rebels. Photograph: AP

Black hole bonanza in 'next door' Andromeda galaxy: http://bit.ly/14AnX3r Black holes contain the keys to a deeper understanding of the universe. Twenty-six new black hole candidates have been discovered in the neighbouring Andromeda galaxy. According to the astronomers involved, these could be just the tip of the iceberg Photograph: Dimitar Todorov/Alamy

Dramatic moment hero guide dog helps save trainers from runaway car – video

<b>This is the dramatic moment a guide dog helped save the lives of his two trainers by alerting them to a runaway speeding car.</b><p>Training supervisor Todd …

From Babel to Pentecost

LOCAL authorities in Britain spend a lot of money trying to make themselves understood. The council in Southwark, part of south London, offers …

PS4 demand to ‘outstrip supply’ at launch suggests Sony | Trusted Reviews

<b>Sony has suggested that demand for the recently priced PS4 will likely ‘outstrip supply’ at launch, meaning many eager gamers are set to miss out in</b> …

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• I was born in Santa Cruz, Bolivia in 1976; all my childhood I lived in Potosí, Bolivia and when I was 18 I moved to Cochabamba, Bolivia that is the …

C++11: std::future and std::async

C++11 introduces support for asynchronous calls in a very easy way. An asynchronous call is a method invocation that will be executed in a separate …

Two Book Chapters That Changed Warren Buffett's Life

<b>Forbes 2013 Investment Guide</b>— <b><br>Wealth Wizards</b> <b><br>Warren Buffett, CEO Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Do you have enough cash yet? Warren Buffett, the third-richest person in the world, says that he had all the money he needed by age 25, when his net worth reached $200,000.<p>“Money has given me the independence to do …