The Dangers of Twitter

Sometimes death threats do come true

The Lost Boys: Survivors of Forde Park School's Regime of Sexual and Violent Abuse

The awful memories haunt the survivors of the former school near Newton Abbot

Employee Data Can Be Used for Good, but Treat It With Care

Pilita Clark: It hard not to be suspicious about how information from ‘digital wearables’ will be used

Chart: The Countries With the Biggest Nuclear Arsenals

How Hokusai’s Great Wave Emerged From Japan’s Isolation to Become a Global Icon

Why Hokusai’s Great Wave – created amid Japanese isolation – became a resounding artistic and commercial success worldwide

Beautiful Background Animations & Illustrations

A collection of 60+ free beautiful background scenes from around the globe - illustrated and animated! Download High-quality PNG, MP4 and GIF files for commercial projects without attribution

AskReddit: Women, What Are Some Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask Men, but Were Too Embarrassed?

They Stood Firm’: Poverty and Police Violence in 70s Northern Ireland – In Pictures

In 1978, Magnum photographer Chris Steele-Perkins visited Northern Ireland to document the lives of Catholic communities from the inside: ‘I was not neutral and was not interested in capturing it so’

People Are Reportedly Getting Vaccinated in Disguise to Avoid Judgment

Some "even went so far as to say, 'Please, please, please don't let anybody know that I got this vaccine," Priscilla Frase, MD, said.

4 Billion Years of Earth’s Evolution in 4 Minutes

First Detection of Light From Behind a Black Hole

Fulfilling a prediction of Einstein’s theory of general relativity, researchers report the first-ever recordings of X-ray emissions from the far side of a black hole.

Is This the End of Summer as We’ve Known It?

Wildfires. Drought. Monsoons. Sewage spills. A resurgent virus. The summer season we thought we knew has become something ominous.

The Hidden World of Cats: What Our Feline Friends Are Doing When We’re Not Looking

In Britain, most pet cats are free to roam, but where do they go and what do they get up to? We fitted six cats with GPS trackers and found out

100 Simple Truths

Random thoughts on life, work, money, and habits.

Boris Johnson’s Phony Sausage War

The UK has a long history of picking pointless fights with Brussels.

Testosterone in Women’s Athletics - Podcast

Katrina Karkazis, a professor of sexuality, women’s and gender studies, specialising in ‘sex testing’ and sport regulations speaks to Shivani Dave about the rules that ban female athletes with...

I Just Learned I Only Have Months to Live. This Is What I Want to Say

I’ve been a journalist for more than 60 years. So after doctors delivered the news, I sat down to do what came naturally, if painfully: Write this story.

iPhone Photography Awards Winning Photographers 2021

World's BRIGHTEST Flashlight?

Is Jupiter's Moon Ganymede Habitable? Scientists Make a Vital Discovery

Old data from NASA's Hubble Telescope revealed evidence of water vapor in Ganymede's atmosphere.

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China’s Digital Yuan: Who Should Be Scared?

China's new digital currency may sound scary. But it’s private payment companies, not individual users, who should worry most about their data being snatched by the state.

How Peddlers of Food Grade Hydrogen Peroxide Exploit the Sick

Hucksters claim that drinking a few drops of hydrogen peroxide diluted in a glass of water will cure almost anything. How do they get away with it?

France’s Last Inhabited Lighthouse Gets Unesco Status

The Cordouan beacon is the last to be inhabited in France and only the second, after the Tower of Hercules at La Coruña in Spain, to be added to Unesco’s World Heritage list. Cordouan was built at...

5% of Earth's Power Plants Create 73% of the Energy Sector's Emissions

A handful of "super emitters" are responsible for the vast majority of all emissions in the energy sector.

Swimming Gives Your Brain a Boost – But Scientists Don’t Know Yet Why It’s Better Than Other Aerobic Activities

Mounting research shows that going for a swim can preserve memories, reduce mood disorders and increase mental acuity in all age groups.

The Return of Britain's Meat-Eating Plants

Once common around Britain, carnivorous plants have suffered a dramatic decline over the last century. However, a young ecologist is on a mission to bring these dramatic species back.

Bugging Out

The industry that fights bed bugs is growing, but the only real winners are the pests themselves.

Emoji: The Beginning

This is the first in a series of thirteen posts on Emoji (😂). Continue to PART 2 or view ALL POSTS in the series.

The History of the Olympic Pictograms: How Designers Hurdled the Language Barrier

Infographic design first appeared at the Olympics in 1948, when the games were last in London

Arthur C Clarke Predicts the Internet in 1964

Drone War Whistleblower Daniel Hale Remains Steadfast as Federal Prosecutors Demand Nine-Year Sentence

Hale faces a sentencing hearing on Tuesday following his guilty plea in March on charges of sharing classified information about the US military’s drone killing program with journalists.

Surprise Find in Halifax Harbour Anchors Diver's Theory on 1917 Explosion

A Halifax scuba diver has found something that could shed a little new light on one aspect of a dark chapter in Nova Scotian history.

Sexism, Vandalism and Bullying: Inside the Boris Johnson-Era Bullingdon Club

Woman who recruited members during the club’s 80s heyday reveals the true extent of members’ destructive behaviour

21st Century Olympic Doping

Gene editing for performance enhancement may not be the Tokyo cheat, but we asked the experts how far off it might be.

Contaminated-Blood Inquiry: Former Health Minister Clarke Denies Responsibility...Factor 8

Lord Clarke is the first senior health minister from the 1980s to testify on the NHS scandal.

The TikTok Murder Cleanup Team

Map of the Internet, 2021

Map of the Internet is a comprehensive artistic visualization of the Internet as of 2021. It includes several thousand of some of the most popular websites, represented as distinct "countries",...

Germany: Blast at Chemical Site Shakes Leverkusen

Residents in the western German city have been asked to stay inside and keep their windows and doors closed. Operators of the chemical plant said it wasn't clear what caused the explosion.

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