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National Gallery Singapore finds first home for unseen art

World - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 18:33
A decade in the making, National Gallery Singapore has finally opened its impressive doors to the public.

Private funds may restore peatlands

Science & Nature - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 18:18
Private investors are being invited to help fund the restoration of about one half of the UK's peatlands.

Human error led to Doctors Without Borders strike, general says

World - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 18:05
The U.S. airstrike that killed 30 people at a Doctor Without Borders hospital in northern Afghanistan last month happened inadvertently, with U.S. personnel mistakenly believing they were firing at combatants who were reported at a different building, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday.

Winner's words will inspire you

World - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 18:04
Maggie Doyne, a New Jersey woman who used her babysitting savings to change the lives of hundreds of Nepalese women and children, was named CNN's 2015 Hero of the Year.

Carbon capture £1bn grant dropped

Science & Nature - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 17:42
The UK government announces it is axing a £1bn grant for developing new carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology.

Parisians resume daily life under tighter security, some fear

World - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 17:04
The first children wandered up the street shortly after sunrise. Many of them were escorted by their parents.

ISIS may be more dangerous than al Qaeda

World - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 16:46
Since the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris, much has come to light about who carried them out and where did they came from. We also learned on Tuesday from French officials that they believe a suicide attack was planned against the financial district in Paris.

Time to hold state-run Arab media to account

World - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 16:46
In the days following the Paris attacks, some news outlets seemed intent on helping ISIS' propaganda efforts.

'Good' settlement for UK science

Science & Nature - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 16:19
The UK chancellor has said that the science budget will be protected in real terms - equating to an increase.

Pope in Africa: Send us your #MessageToThePope

World - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 15:56
Pope Francis is visiting Africa for the first time since being ordained.

Can a photograph change the world?

World - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 15:54
History is replete with iconic images -- a man standing up to a column of tanks in Beijing, a Vietnamese officer shooting a man in the head, soldiers taking the beaches of Normandy.

Man builds plane using Youtube, will fly it to his own wedding

World - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 15:14
How does one arrive at a wedding? Car? Carriage? How about homemade airplane?

France has been investigating radicalized public transit workers

World - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 14:20
Intelligence services in France are investigating Islamist radicalization among employees of the main Paris airports and public transport operators.

John Stamos pleads no contest to DUI

Entertainment - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 13:44
Actor John Stamos entered a no contest plea Tuesday to one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence of a drug, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.

Opinion: How is this not World War III?

World - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 13:01
Turkish forces shot down a Russian plane, dangerously escalating a conflict rooted in Syria that is increasingly -- and unpredictably -- going global.

Army ants 'mind the gap' efficiently

Science & Nature - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 12:17
Faced with a trade-off between shortest route and foraging power, army ants find the most cost-efficient route.

VIDEO: Ant bridge moves to best location

Science & Nature - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 12:12
A study finds that army ants make a smart compromise when building a bridge from their own bodies.
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