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  • FIFA Is Hosting A Conference On Ethics In Sports

    FIFA, possibly the most corrupt of the nearly-universally corrupt global sporting organizations, will hilariously host a conference on global sporting ethics.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 09:06 PM //

  • Burying Your Dead Without Religion

    The proportion of Americans who don't identify with a specific faith is growing. What does this mean for the future of funeral rites?

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 08:03 PM //

  • 90-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Arrested In Ferguson

    A human rights activist and Holocaust survivor, Hedy Epstein had been following the unrest in nearby Ferguson. On Monday, she decided to do something about it.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 08:03 PM //

  • My Life As A Chinese Prisoner

    One of China's best-known dissidents writes about life as a prisoner of conscience in Beijing.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 08:03 PM //

  • Why Some People Grieve Dead Celebrities

    One of the problems with grief over celeb deaths, according to Richard Harris, a psychology professor at Kansas State who studies civilian-celebrity relationships, is that unlike real-life mourning, there is no social support for such grieving. People laugh at you for being emotional about the death…

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 08:03 PM //

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  • Stop Pretending Nothing Happens in August

    ThumbnailThe month of beach vacations is also when World War I broke out, Iraq invaded Kuwait and the U.S. bombed Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 09:01 PM //

  • 5 Secrets to Improve Learning and Memory

    ThumbnailI’ve already posted a research round-up on becoming an expert at anything. That was focused on the big picture of how to master something over a period of years. This time let’s get less macro and focus more on the nitty-gritty of what you need to do when you sit down, roll up your sleeves…

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 09:01 PM //

  • How to Be Happy at Home and Fulfilled at Work

    ThumbnailDo what you’re good at. Using your “signature strengths” — those qualities you are uniquely best at, the talents that set you apart from others — makes you stress less: The more hours per day Americans get to use their strengths to do what they do best, the less likely they are to report experiencin…

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 09:01 PM //

  • Mexico Says Mine Firm Lied About Chemical Spill

    Buenavista del Cobre copper mine could face fines of up to $3 million for violations of safety and environmental standards

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 07:46 PM //

  • 5 Best Reactions to the NFL’s ‘Pay-to-Play’ Superbowl Halftime Scheme

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    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 06:17 PM //

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  • Jimmy Pays Tribute to Robin Williams
    Jimmy Pays Tribute to Robin Williams
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    If Google Was A Guy (Part 3)
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    Jimmy and Kevin Hart Ride a Roller Coaster
  • El Mundial De Futbol | Hola Soy German
    El Mundial De Futbol | Hola Soy German
  • Will Ferrell and Chad Smith Drum-Off
    Will Ferrell and Chad Smith Drum-Off
  • Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake - Love Never Felt So Good
    Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake - Love Never Felt So Good
  • One Direction - You & I
    One Direction - You & I
  • Enrique Iglesias - Bailando (Español) ft. Descemer Bueno, Gente De Zona
    Enrique Iglesias - Bailando (Español) ft. Descemer Bueno, Gente De Zona
  • Katy Perry - Birthday (Lyric Video)
    Katy Perry - Birthday (Lyric Video)
  • Enrique Iglesias - El Perdedor (Pop) ft. Marco Antonio Solís
    Enrique Iglesias - El Perdedor (Pop) ft. Marco Antonio Solís
  • One Direction - Story of My Life
    One Direction - Story of My Life
  • John Legend - All of Me
    John Legend - All of Me
  • Enrique Iglesias - Loco ft. Romeo Santos
    Enrique Iglesias - Loco ft. Romeo Santos
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    Rihanna - Stay ft. Mikky Ekko
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    Rihanna - Diamonds
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  • Islamic State video purports to show beheading of U.S. journalist

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State insurgents posted a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and images of another U.S. journalist whose life they said depended on how the United States acts in Iraq.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 09:28 PM //

  • Gaza war resumes with deadly strikes, rocket fire

    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets at Israel for a second day on Wednesday after fighting resumed with the collapse of truce talks and an Israeli air strike that killed three people in Gaza.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 09:25 PM //

  • Missouri suburb braces for more racial unrest amid appeals for calm

    FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Police in Ferguson, Missouri, braced for another night of racially charged unrest on Tuesday as the governor and U.S. attorney general appealed for calm in the St. Louis suburb 10 days after the fatal shooting of black teenager Michael Brown.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 08:56 PM //

  • Indicted Texas Governor Perry has fingerprints, mug shot taken

    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in the 2016 race, was fingerprinted and had his mug shot taken by judicial authorities on Tuesday after being indicted last week on two felony charges of abusing power.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 08:54 PM //

  • China fines 12 Japanese firms $201 million for price-fixing

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's anti-monopoly regulator said on Wednesday it has ordered 12 Japanese auto part and bearings makers to pay fines totaling 1.24 billion yuan ($201.80 million) for manipulating prices.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 08:37 PM //

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  • Chitungwiza residents’ property to be attached over outstanding bills

    A debt collector, Mangwana and Partners, has started assessing the property of residents who owe the Chitungwiza municipality money.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 07:39 AM //

  • GVT officially closes Chingwizi holding camp

    The government has officially closed Chingiwizi transit camp where at least 12 000 people affected by flooding along the Tokwe Mukosi dam basin have been staying since February amid reports that police have since declared the camp site a no go area.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 06:08 AM //

  • 6 protesting MDC youths seriously injured, scores arrested

    Harare police on Monday arrested scores of demonstrating MDC youths in skirmishes that left six seriously injured.

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 07:38 AM //

  • Police abduct photojournalist

    Police today reportedly abducted and assaulted Angela Jimu, a photographer with the Zimbabwe Mail, as she covered a demonstration by MDC youths in Harare.

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 05:29 AM //

  • MoneyGram donates 250 tablets

    MoneyGram has launched a One Laptop Per Child Foundation (OLPC) that will see children in Africa getting access to the latest computer technology.

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 02:36 AM //

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  • UK food supplies sent to Iraq refugees

    ThumbnailThe UK delivers its first wave of emergency food supplies to refugees fleeing Islamist militants in Iraq.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 09:33 PM //

  • Clegg: Party changed since Rennard row

    ThumbnailLib Dem leader Nick Clegg says the party has changed after Lord Rennard has his membership restored and disciplinary measures are dropped.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 09:14 PM //

  • Rain sparks deadly Japan landslides

    ThumbnailAt least 18 people are killed in landslides, caused by heavy rain, that buried houses in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture, officials say.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 09:10 PM //

  • Militants 'kill reporter on video'

    ThumbnailThe Islamic State militant group releases a video purporting to show the beheading of US journalist James Foley, who was seized in Syria in 2012.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 08:47 PM //

  • Liberia imposes curfew over Ebola

    ThumbnailLiberia imposes a night-time curfew and quarantines a slum in the capital Monrovia, in a bid to halt the deadly Ebola outbreak.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 08:44 PM //

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  • VIDEO: China's elite target New York real estate
    With Chinese households getting richer, a growing number of people are investing their cash in American real estate.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 08:54 AM //

  • VIDEO: Iceland volcano eruption risk raised
    The risk of an eruption at Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has increased, after a series of earthquakes in the region.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 07:29 AM //

  • VIDEO: Africa's elephants in net decline
    A new study suggests the number of Africa's elephants has declined to a critical point.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 07:26 AM //

  • VIDEO: Iraqi troops launch Tikrit offensive
    Iraqi forces have launched an attack to try and retake the city of Tikrit - currently in the hands of Islamic State militants.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 07:26 AM //

  • VIDEO: Jackie Chan son in drug arrest
    The son of Hollywood actor Jackie Chan is arrested on drug-related charges, Chinese state media say, amid an ongoing crackdown on drugs.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 05:55 AM //

  • VIDEO: House prices mean life in a cemetery
    In the Egyptian capital, Cairo, rising prices have forced almost two million people out of their homes over the years, and many now live in cemeteries.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 04:29 AM //

  • VIDEO: Australia MP's verbal attack on China
    Australian MP Clive Palmer has been criticised after he launched an extraordinary attack on the Chinese government, live on national TV.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 03:55 AM //

  • VIDEO: War Horse gallops into China
    The War Horse is due to take to the stage in China next year. Carrie Gracie reports from Beijing where rehearsals are taking place.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 03:44 AM //

  • VIDEO: Life on two wheels: Beijing and Cairo
    The BBC looks at what it is like to be a cyclist in different parts of the world.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 02:55 AM //

  • VIDEO: Clashes in Ferguson see tear gas used
    The police use tear gas and stun grenades after minor clashes with protestors in Ferguson, Missouri.

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 10:54 PM //

  • VIDEO: The hunt for Myanmar's missing bell
    A new search has begun in Myanmar for the Dhammazedi Bell - said to have fallen into a river near the country's capital in 1608

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 04:42 PM //

  • VIDEO: Besson makes Scarlett superhuman
    French film director Luc Besson talks about his new science fiction thriller called Lucy, starring Scarlett Johansson

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 04:16 PM //

  • VIDEO: Uncertain future for Yazidi refugees
    Humanitarian aid is being distributed to thousands of Yazidi people who have fled Islamic militants in northern Iraq, but conditions are harsh in refugee camps and many fear they will never be able to return home.

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 04:03 PM //

  • VIDEO: Assange 'to leave embassy soon'
    Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has suggested he will leave the Ecuadorean embassy in London soon.

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 03:50 PM //

  • VIDEO: Afghan stowaways seeking UK asylum
    A group of people from Afghanistan rescued from a shipping container in Essex are claiming asylum in the UK, the Home Office has said.

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 03:02 PM //

  • VIDEO: Russian cosmonauts go on spacewalk
    Two Russian cosmonauts set off on a spacewalk from the International Space Station (ISS) to launch a nano-satellite.

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 02:01 PM //

  • VIDEO: Boat survivors 'swam for seven hours'
    Two people are still missing after a tourist boat sank off the Indonesian coast on Saturday night.

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 06:09 AM //

  • VIDEO: Inside Mogadishu's khat market
    Khat - a plant used as a stimulant - was banned as a class C drug in the UK earlier this year. This has meant that its mainly Kenyan producers and exporters have been forced to direct their supplies closer to home, to Somalia.

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 05:43 AM //

  • VIDEO: Cheesed-off Russia turns to Switzerland
    Non EU member Switzerland has not imposed sanctions on Russia - a situation that does not please its biggest trading partner, the European Union.

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 04:17 AM //

  • VIDEO: Wildfire sweeps across US forest
    A fast-moving wildfire sweeps across the Angeles National Forest in southern California in the United States.

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 03:19 AM //

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  • College education not always about what you have, but how you use it

    Students who have books and computers at home, who take extramural cultural classes, and whose parents give advice and take part in school activities are most likely to enroll for a four-year college degree. Also, more American black students -- irrespective of their class or background -- will set…

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 09:59 AM //

  • Does love make sex better for most women?

    Love and commitment can make sex physically more satisfying for many women, according to a sociologist. The benefits of being in love with a sexual partner are more than just emotional. Most of the women in the study said that love made sex physically more pleasurable. Women who loved their sexual p…

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 09:59 AM //

  • Genetic key to lupus shows potential of personalized medicine

    DNA sequencing of a lupus patient has identified a specific genetic mutation that is causing the disease, opening the way for personalized treatments. Researchers identified a variant in the TREX1 gene. This mutation caused the patient's cells to produce a molecule called interferon-alpha. Clinical…

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 08:31 AM //

  • Intimacy a strong motivator for PrEP HIV prevention

    Many HIV-negative gay or bisexual men in steady relationships with other HIV-negative men don't always use condoms out of a desire for intimacy. That same desire, according to a new study, makes such men more inclined to use antiretroviral medications to prevent getting HIV, a recommended practice k…

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 08:30 AM //

  • Taking a stand: Balancing the benefits, risks of physical activity in children

    Today the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology took a stand on the promotion of childhood physical activity. This position stand provides an important overview of knowledge in the area of risk of physical activity for children and suggests both practical guidelines and a research agenda. Uniquely…

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 08:30 AM //

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  • Embalming study 'rewrites' key chapter in Egyptian history

    Predating the earliest scientific evidence by more than a millennium, these embalming agents constitute complex, processed recipes of the same natural products, in similar proportions, as those employed at the zenith of Pharaonic mummification some 3,000 years later.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 09:01 PM //

  • What Would Martin Luther King Do In Ferguson?

    ThumbnailPlease excuse the question as a title. I almost never pose a question as a title to anything I write. Not sure why that is, maybe because it makes the writing seem more philosophical. But I stray from the topic. The Idea for this article and the title came from another article e …

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 08:54 PM //

  • Ancient shellfish remains rewrite 10,000-year history of El Niño cycles

    While in graduate school, Carré had developed a technique to analyze shell layers to get ocean temperatures, using carbon dating of charcoal from fires to get the year, and the ratio of oxygen isotopes in the growth layers to get the water temperatures as the shell was for …

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 08:51 PM //

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