Soran Rawandze

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Can Syria's Kurds realise territorial ambitions?

<b>When the Syrian protest movement started in 2011, it was young Kurds in Amouda, in the north of the country, who took to the streets, calling for freedom and democracy.</b><p>President Bashar al-Assad soon announced he would recognise some of the rights demanded by the Kurds and allowed them to register …

Middle East

How to free up space on your Android phone or tablet

You know the old saw: You can never be too rich, too thin or have too much storage on your phone.<p>The first two are folly. But the latter can prove all too accurate when you find yourself with no more room to install apps, take pictures and download music.<p>Some Android phones and tablets provide an …

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What’s new from New Horizons: Clean water ice on Pluto’s far-out moon, Hydra

If you’re looking for a place to chip off an ice cube for a cool interplanetary drink, you can’t do much better than Hydra, Pluto’s outermost …

Red is not its only color: NASA captures Mars you’ve never imagined (PHOTOS)

Vibrant pictures taken by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter reveal Nili Fossae, Mars’ northwest region, as one of the most colorful spots on the Red …

10,000 Stacked Photos Create Insanely Detailed Insect Portraits

Photographer Levon Biss magnifies tiny insects into hugely detailed and stunning prints for new exhibition 'Microsculptures.'<p><i>Levon Biss. Orchid cuckoo bee. Image courtesy of Levon Biss</i><p>British photographer Levon Biss' macrophotography turns 10mm insects into massive 10' prints in new exhibition,</i> …

Pictured: ISIL's remote controlled machine gun

Kurdish forces in Iraq have captured a remote controlled machine gun from ISIL.<p>The weapon, shown to Euronews, was operated by jihadi fighters safely hidden in a bunker and watching the action above using a video camera.<p>A guard dog was trained to protect the area around the gun.<p>Its capture cost the …

6 tricks to stop sweating through your winter layers

Dressing in cozy layers is cute in theory, but the reality is a hot sweaty mess.<p>In an effort to combat chilling temperatures, you pile puffy jackets …

A huge black hole is literally tearing the most luminous galaxy apart

The brightest galaxy in the known universe is literally tearing itself apart.<p>The galaxy named W2246-0526 is located about 12.4 billion light-years …

Climate change scepticism is 'political suicide', David Attenborough argues

It would be 'political suicide' for party leaders to say they do no believe in climate change, Sir David Attenborough argues<p>It would be “political suicide” for a British political leader to admit they do not believe in global warming, Sir David Attenborough has argued.<p>Sir David, the broadcaster and</b> …

El Nino weather 'could be as bad as 1998', says Nasa

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1216000/1216981_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534631467_32d6b1cc526f515cf6719493c081443b<p><b>The US space agency Nasa has warned that the effects of the current El Nino weather phenomenon could be as bad as those of 1998, the strongest on</b> …

Weather

The 15 most jaw-dropping images of Earth from space in 2015

The Earth Observations team at NASA's Johnson Space Center selected the 15 best photographs, which we've republished here.<p>Check them out, then head over to NASA to view their full image gallery.

Johnson Space Center

A Weapon Against Climate Change May Be Right Under Our Feet

Healthy soil may play a huge role in mitigating global warming and helping us adapt to it.<p>Scientists battling to slow climate change and cope with its effects are harnessing an overlooked, yet potentially powerful partner -- one that happens to be right beneath our feet.<p>Soil, they say, is critical …

University of California

Antibiotics: US discovery labelled 'game-changer' for medicine

<b>The decades-long drought in antibiotic discovery could be over after a breakthrough by US scientists.</b><p>Their novel method for growing bacteria has yielded 25 new antibiotics, with one deemed "very promising".<p>The last new class of antibiotics to make it to clinic was discovered nearly three decades …

Medicine

Xendan

50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year – in pictures

Natural History Museum’s new book released on Wednesday marks five decades of the WPY competition, celebrating the art of wildlife photography. Started in the 1960s, the 160 prize-winning and commended images represent 50 years of different times, styles and specialisms – showcasing some of the …

دراسة: السكري يصيب الدببة الشهباء أثناء البيات الشتوي | DW | 27.08.2014

اكتشف باحثون أن الدببة الشهباء تصاب بنوع من داء السكري أثناء فترة بياتها الشتوي. وذكر فريق بحث بقيادة كيفن كوربيت بجامعة ولاية واشنطن أن هذه الدببة …

YouTube Music

8 Everyday Things That May Give You Cancer

USA TODAY Mobile Apps

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Apps

Breast Cancer Gene Also Causes Lung Cancer

Mutations in a gene best known for raising the risk of breast cancer can also double the risk of lung cancer in smokers, researchers reported Sunday.<p>One in four smokers with the mutation in BRCA2 will develop lung cancer, the researchers report in the journal Nature Genetics.<p>The finding adds …

The Strange Scourge of Light Pollution

This Biodegradable Battery Can Melt Inside You

For powering everything from medical devices to environmental sensors, these batteries leave no trace once you’re done using them.<p>In the past, medical implants were a pretty permanent situation; if you had surgery to get something like a pacemaker, you’d have to have surgery to take it out. But in …

How To Turn A Clothespin Into A Matchstick Gun

Update your desktop arsenal with this creation<p>DIY enthusiast Grant Thompson, who previously made a 10-penny battery that powered a small light for almost two weeks, is at it again. Inspired by another project tutorial, Thompson created seven variations of a mini-pistol that can fire matches over 20 …

Crafting

The world’s newest mineral is unlike anything we’ve ever seen before

Putnisite is completely unique and “unrelated to anything,” scientists say<p>Sarah Wolfe<p>April 26, 2014 7:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on GlobalPost.<p>It's purple and pretty and composed of cube-like crystals just 0.5 mm in size.<p>But what really makes putnisite, the world's newest mineral, …