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Mozambique links contaminated beer deaths to crocodile bile

At least 69 people killed and 196 others admitted to hospital after drinking traditional beer pombe at funeral<p>Health authorities in Mozambique believe the contaminated beer that killed 69 people at a funeral over the weekend was poisoned with crocodile bile.<p>The government has declared three days of …

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Paris policeman’s brother: ‘Islam is a religion of love. My brother was killed by terrorists, by false Muslims’

Ahmed Merabet was the first police officer at the scene of the Charlie Hebdo attack. He was shot dead in cold blood. Now his brother has appealed for calm<p>Paris attacks: 1m expected for anti-terror rally - live<p>Ahmed Merabet, the police officer gunned down in the Charlie Hebdo attack, was killed in …

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Liquid Light finds use for polluting CO2 gas

Innovative startup headed by modern-day alchemist Emily Cole plans to convert greenhouse gas into useful plastic products<p>■ See more from the 20 innovations for 2015 series<p>There’s just a hint of modern-day alchemy about Emily Cole and her company, Liquid Light. Their goal is to take carbon dioxide – …

Judging America: A Series of Jarring Portrait GIFs that Alternate Between Judgement and Reality

They say not judge a book by its cover, for photographer Joel Parés‘ series “Judging America,” that’s exactly what he wants you to do… at first. …

This Plug-And-Play Utility Bike Lets You Gear Up As Needed

The EVO, an entry in the urban utility bike design contest, lets you attach different cargo-carrying components easily, depending on what you need that ride.<p>Our team–composed of Huge Design, 4130 and PCH Lime Lab–came together to create the quintessential commuter bike. From the beginning, the …

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The Darkest Material on the Planet Absorbs 99.96% of Light that Touches it; How Would You Use It?

The possibilities for photography are endless. That’s the thought that crossed our minds earlier today when we stumbled across Vantablack, the new …

Video: Photographer Documents the Crazy Adventure of Surfing in the Arctic Circle

If you thought surfing in Texas was absurd, then this little video and accompanying feature will truly blow you away. As part of an original SmugMug …

2 + 2 Doesn't Always Equal 4

2 + 2 = ? appears to be one of the easiest problems in mathematics, and it is probably one of the first you ever encountered. If Kate has 2 apples and Matt gives her 2 more apples, then she has 4 apples. Obviously.<p>But what if we told you that 2 + 2 = ? has stumped even some of the smartest …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …