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BBC News: Research that investigated why bananas are slippery when you step on them has won one of this year's Ig Nobel prizes. The spoof awards that have become almost as famous as the real Nobels were handed out at their annual ceremony at Harvard University, US....
The Telegraph India: Digital wiper for a corruption-free world. Not the stuff of utopian science fiction, as the regional winner of Internet for All Challenge 2014, Uninor (Bihar-Jharkhand circle), proved in Ranchi on Thursday. Patna boy Rishav Shrivastava, a student of...
WorldNetDaily: “And what cause soever shall come to you of your brethren that dwell in their cities, between blood and blood, between law and commandment, statutes and judgments, ye shall even warn them that they trespass not against the LORD, and so wrath come upon...
The Guardian: UK researchers reveal people who habitually stay up late are, on average, more self-admiring, manipulative and psychopathic ...
Bloomberg: Shipping companies probably will miss out on exports from the record U.S. grain harvest because the shale-oil boom is clogging up rail lines to ports. While the U.S. will reap the most crops ever, fourth-quarter export cargoes will be 15...
Reuters: WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) is close to signing a roughly $4 billion deal with the U.S. DefenseDepartment for 43 more F-35 fighter jets that will lower the cost of the jet's airframe by 2 to 4 percent, sources familiar with the program...
Reuters: WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp is close to signing a roughly $4 billion deal with the U.S. DefenseDepartment for 43 more F-35 fighter jets that will lower the cost of the jet's airframe by 2 to 4 percent, sources familiar with the...
Bloomberg: Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) halted drilling on an offshore oil well intended as the first step in unlocking billions of barrels of crude in Russia’s remote Arctic, according to people familiar with the project. Work stopped just a few days after the U.S. and...
noodls: (Source: Indiana University Bloomington) IU Department of History lectures, conferences addressing range of issues FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Contemporary labor issues, global engagement in pre-Civil War America and the history of the...
Yahoo Daily News: By Alister DoyleOSLO, Sept 18 (Reuters - A U.N. summit on climate change next week will test rich nations' willingness to fill a near-empty fund to help the poor, but pledges are likely to be far short of developing nations' hopes for $15 billion in...
Bloomberg: A Scottish vote for independence would probably cause swings in the price of Brent oil as the ensuing political uncertainty threatens economic growth in the European Union, Commerzbank AG and Natixis SA said. Voters in Scotland are deciding whether to seek...
noodls: (Source: Norwegian PropertyASA) Please find Notice of extraordinary general meeting in Norwegian Property ASA enclosed. The general meeting will be held on Friday 10 October...
Yahoo Daily News: By Alister DoyleOSLO (Reuters) - The father of Anders Behring Breivik, who massacred 77 people in central Oslo and at an island summer camp in 2011, said on Thursday his son's fascist, anti-immigrant views seemed to be getting ever more extreme in jail....
All Africa: [UN News]Oslo, Norway -A new United Nations-backed report launched today reveals that 22 million people worldwide were displaced in 2013 by disasters sparked largely by earthquakes or climate- and weather-related events - almost three times more than by...