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Turkey Opens Key Air Base for U.S. Strikes on ISIS

Tur­key will open up In­cir­lik Air Force Base, about 250 miles from the Syr­i­an city of Raqqa, to U.S. and co­ali­tion strike op­er­a­tions against …

Gaza conflict: Israeli boy's death 'will intensify ops'

<b>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said military operations will "intensify" after an Israeli boy was killed by fire from Gaza.</b><p>The four-year-old died in a mortar attack on a southern Israeli village near the Gaza border.<p>Meanwhile Israeli air strikes have continued, killing at least four …

Israel

Gaza counts cost of war as more than 360 factories destroyed or damaged

Thousands of acres of farmland and cattle also wiped out with damage estimated at three times that of 2008-9 conflict<p>Gaza's economy will take years to recover from the devastating impact of the war, in which more than 360 factories have been destroyed or badly damaged and thousands of acres of …

Obama signs funding package for Israel's Iron Dome

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama signed a bill Monday granting an additional $225 million in U.S. taxpayer dollars for Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system.<p>The defense system has been highly effective in the current round of violence between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza …

Researchers: Police likely provoke protestors — not the other way around

New research from Berkeley shows that police are often the agitators of violence<p>New research from the University of California, Berkeley, shows that police are often the provocateurs of violence during demonstrations.<p>The Deciding Force project, who has been studying clashes between law enforcement …

The Week in Review: White House Fights Climate Change

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2014<p>Of all the problems facing the planet, global warming gets little attention from the average American. Recent Gallup …

The Ship-Breakers - Photo Gallery

Photograph by Mike Hettwer<p>At low tide ship-breakers haul a 10,000-pound cable to a beached ship to winch pieces ashore as they dismantle it.<p>Satellite image by DigitalGlobe<p><b>A MARITIME GRAVEYARD</b><br>A satellite image shows a stretch of the Bangladeshi coast just north of Chittagong, where ships from around …

The complex controls of an F1 steering wheel revealed

The modern Formula 1 car is among the most amazing machines ever made. And when you're going wheel-to-wheel with someone like four-time world champ …

Our sun's long-lost stellar sibling found at last, astronomers say

A star born from the same cloud of gas as our sun 4.5 billion years ago has been found at last, astronomers say.<p>This solar sibling is a little bigger than our sun, and a little hotter at its surface. But an international team of researchers says it has the same chemical fingerprint as the star at …

House of Lords committee calls for fracking to be 'national priority'

The committee says it has investigated concerns over water use and methane leak but does not believe they present serious risk<p>A House of Lords committee has urged changes in the law to fast-track fracking and ensure property owners cannot delay drilling under their land.<p>The economic affairs …

Arizona will get non-stop clean energy from hot air drafts

Many green energy sources only generate power in a narrow range of conditions. Solar panels won't work when it's dark, for instance, and wind turbines are useless when everything is still. If Solar Wind Energy Tower has its way, though, we'll soon get clean electricity around the clock. It recently …

Syrian Rebels Leave Homs In Cease-Fire Deal

Syrian rebels were retreating from the besieged city of Homs on Wednesday, surrendering the "capital of the revolution" to President Bashar Assad under a cease-fire that gave them safe passage to other insurgent-held areas of the country.<p>The governor of Homs, Talal al-Barazi, was quoted by the …

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Print your own psychedelicious sugar cubes

<i>This article was taken from the May 2014 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

Doctors want to fix you with 3D-printed tissues made from water droplets

Doctors dream of using 3D-printed tissues to patch up injuries, but current techniques tend to kill a lot of the cells used in the process. Thankfully, researchers at Oxford University spin-off OxSyBio have found a gentler way to build these materials. Their technique 3D prints water droplets …

Obama reassures Japan on China as Asia trip begins

US President Barack Obama is in Japan for talks seen by many as a stepping stone towards one of the worlds biggest trade agreements, the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).<p>Obama arrived in Toyko on Wednesday at the start of a four-nation tour.<p>A trade deal has so far been hindered because Japan wants …

Why crowd-funding is set to explode in size over the next few years

Peer-to-peer lenders may be in for boom times. The type of social-driven lending that helped fund flashy startups such as virtual-reality goggles maker Oculus VR could more than double over the next few years, according to research from the Tabb Group. Oculus was scooped up by Facebook for a cool …

Virtual Reality

Watch How Quickly The War On Drugs Changed America's Prison Population

America's prisons are extremely overcrowded, and tough-on-crime laws implemented in the 1980s and 1990s contributed heavily to growing the U.S. prison population. The U.S. accounts for only 5% of the world population, but holds 25% of the world's prisoners.<p>Redditor Sen_Mendoza posted a GIF that …

Crime

Music That Burns, Literally

Those speakers in your living room, sitting there, like dull hunks of furniture? What if instead of just playing music, they became a pair of fire-spewing dragons? You'd play a tune, and the pulsing sound waves, usually invisible, would become bursts (or absences) of flame. Walk around the …