Tim Wilcox

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Class system? When it comes to school aid, rich have the edge

College students have a better chance of getting financial aid if they come from affluent backgrounds than if they are lower on the income scale, some new studies show.<p>There is growing evidence that colleges may be offering more scholarship money to wealthy students and less to those truly in need, …

Mick Jagger Through the Years

34<p>Mick Jagger has his hair styled before an appearance on the BBC with the Rolling Stones in 1963.<p>Next Slide<p>Trending<p>Ranked on a scale from 1 to 10, …

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Spectacular Images of the Antarctic

Renowned Italian photographer Enzo Barracco is celebrated primarily for his work in the fashion industry. Last year, he broke from that mold, packed …

Eerie plane wrecks contain forgotten stories of survival

At first glance, "Happy End" may not seem like the most natural title for pictures of wrecked planes in forbidding landscapes, but German photographer Dietmar Eckell has a very positive outlook on what these photos represent. As described by Eckell, these pictures document 'miracles' in aviation …

Alzheimer's: Diabetes of the Brain?

Although we’ve always known that Alzheimer’s disease is typically associated with numerous tangles and plaque in the brain, the exact cause of these …

Flawless Dream Home: Two Storey Promenade Residence by BGD Architects

The Promenade Residence is a two-storey luxury home envisioned as the perfect “resort-like” house. The project was designed by BGD Architects in …

The Money Shot

The sale of Instagram to Facebook for a cool billion in the spring of 2012 was the ultimate Silicon Valley fairy tale: 18 months from launch to offer. But, for co-founder and C.E.O. Kevin Systrom, it was more of a roller-coaster ride, with several missed opportunities, at least two “aha” moments, …

The first successful ascent of Everest 60 years ago – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2013/may/23/mount-everest-first-successful-ascent-in-pictures<p>720<p>A new book published by the Royal …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

A Powerful Display of Rare White Tigers at Feeding Time

I would NOT want to be in the way of these Bengal white tigers when they are hungry! Australia-based photographer Birte Person wasn't quite as afraid. With the safety of distance, she was brave enough to capture these stunning shots of the rare animals during feeding time at the Singapore Zoo.<p>The …

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Welcome, Robot Overlords. Please Don’t Fire Us?

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>This is a story about the future. Not the unhappy future, the one where climate …

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The Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion Is Now a Criminal Investigation

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Law enforcement officials in Texas have launched a criminal investigation into the explosion at the …

North Korea makes its case against Kenneth Bae

North Korea has delivered its most in-depth account yet of the case against a Korean-American sentenced to 15 years' hard labour, accusing him of …

Plants Can Talk

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Just when moral vegetarians thought their meal of choice wasn't sentient, it turns out that plants …