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Daily Mail Online › 1 hour ago
Whether your child loves to read, or if you're trying to encourage your little one to pick up a book more often, the Kindle Kids Edition might be the ideal gift for young readers this Christmas.
The Guardian › 2 hours ago
A conference marked by squabbling and deferral yielded little progress despite protests
ABC News › Finance › 2 hours ago
Climate activist Greta Thunberg and Germany's national railway company created a tweetstorm after she posted a photo of herself sitting on the floor of a train surrounded by lots of bags
San Francisco's housing market is so dire that the city's radioactive Treasure Island is finally getting a $6 billion makeover. Meet the residents who have lived on it for years.
Business Insider › Lifestyle › 3 hours ago
San Francisco's Treasure Island is not perfect. The ground of the island has been found to be contaminated by Cold War-era US Navy operations, it's sinking quickly as sea levels continue to rise, and it's not easy to get to. But the city needs housing...
'Natural buzz' for Goldman Sachs, Job hunting at McKinsey and Netflix, and investigating a tech CEO's unexplained death
Business Insider › Finance › 3 hours ago
Hello! Healthcare editor Zach Tracer here, filling in for Matt Turner while he's out on parental leave. We have lots of fascinating stories for you this week, as we approach the end of the decade. But first, a plug: If you want more healthcare news...
A 29-year-old mayor is giving his city's poorest residents $500 per month. He thinks his policy could work on a national scale.
Business Insider › Politics › 4 hours ago
Michael Tubbs, the 29-year-old mayor of Stockton, California, is piloting a basic-income program in his city. The experiment gives monthly payments of $500 to 125 residents. Tubbs said a similar program could work on a national level, but the money...
Business Insider › Finance › 4 hours ago
Erik Finman bought $1,000 worth of bitcoin at the age of 12 in 2011, when each bitcoin was $10 to $12 — today he holds 446 bitcoin, worth $3.2 million according to Friday's price. Finman completed a "crypto space drop" to a school in the Greater...
From vagina impalement to ‘death by elephant’ – Gruesome execution methods that will make you squirm
The Sun › Technology › 5 hours ago
NO one ever wants to be on the wrong side of the law but that was especially the case in ancient times. Criminals have been subjected to a brutal range of death penalties over the years and some of the most shocking can be found below. Death by...
BBC News › 6 hours ago
Exhausted delegates finally reach agreement on the key question of ambition with other tricky issues postponed.
The Guardian › 7 hours ago
European Space Agency asks for help from Nasa with ExoMars project as trials fail and cost rises to €1bn
ABC News › 10 hours ago
A strong earthquake has jolted the southern Philippines, prompting people to rush out of shopping malls, houses and other buildings in panic
The Sydney Morning Herald › 12 hours ago
An Australian university has come under fire for spruiking a study into the supposed immune-boosting powers of mushrooms - without revealing it was sponsored by a company that sells mushroom-based immune-boosters.
ABC News › 13 hours ago
Brazil's president is resurrecting a long-held desire to develop the world’s largest tropical rainforest and building onto some decades-old highways
Axios › Politics › 16 hours ago
Negotiations at COP25, the 25th United Nations Climate Change conference, continued into the night Saturday as "major economies resisted calls for bolder climate commitments," Reuters reports from the Madrid summit.Our thought bubble, per Axios' Ben...
Daily Mail Online › 1 day ago
A tandem of papers suggested that a rapidly spinning neutron star called a pulsar was to blame for the strange rays, despite speculation that colliding dark matter may also be a candidate.
BBC News › 1 day ago
UN climate talks in Madrid appear to be in trouble as they head deep into extra time.
Alternet › 1 day ago
It can be hard to include exercise in our busy lives, despite the best of intentions. There are a lot of reasons people don’t exercise, and a lot of misconceptions…
ABC News › Finance › 1 day ago
A new study finds diet plays a big role in how large whales can get
Business Insider › Lifestyle › 1 day ago
This year, a few nations erected the tallest buildings in their history. One of those countries is Sri Lanka, where the 787-foot Altair building appears to be leaning on itself. Another is Russia, whose twisting Lakhta Center is now the tallest...
ABC News › 1 day ago
The United States is abandoning the definition of the foot used to measure big things and replacing it with the so-called international foot