How Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Evolved

How Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Evolved

The skulls and bones of extinct mammals were the crowning glory of Charles Darwin’s fossil collecting in South America, not only for him but for the eager recipients of the cargoes he sent home. They were the discoveries that made...
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Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano: When, why and what’s next

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano: When, why and what’s next

Several earthquakes struck Hawaii after a massive eruption of the Kilauea volcano on the US state’s Big Island.  About 1,700 residents have been ordered to evacuate their homes and some of them may not return for quite some time. Here...
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Videos show lava’s destruction as it spews into air, flows through Hawaii community

Videos show lava’s destruction as it spews into air, flows through Hawaii community

Dozens of homes on Hawaii’s Big Island have been destroyed, and four more large structures have been covered by lava as Kilauea volcano continues erupting. Plumes of smoke wafting above blight orange streams of lava speckled the bright green terrain...
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Afghanistan air strike: UN confirms 30 child deaths in April attack

Afghanistan air strike: UN confirms 30 child deaths in April attack

Image copyright Reuters Image caption At least 51 children were injured A UN report has found that 30 children were killed and 51 injured in an Afghan air strike last month in the north-eastern province of Kunduz. The government said...
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The ‘Mountain’ from ‘Game of Thrones’ wins world’s strongest man title

The ‘Mountain’ from ‘Game of Thrones’ wins world’s strongest man title

Hafthor Bjornsson, who plays The Mountain on HBO series Game of Thrones, was crowned the world’s strongest man on Sunday. Bjornsson came in second place in the competition for the past two years and now he has achieved the first place...
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Nestle pays Starbucks $7.1bn to sell its coffee

Nestle pays Starbucks $7.1bn to sell its coffee

Image copyright Getty Images Nestle has announced that it will pay Starbucks $7.1bn (£5.2bn) to sell the company’s coffee products. The Swiss giant, which boasts Nescafe and Nespresso amongst its brands, will have the right to market Starbucks’ co...
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Kim Wall murder: Peter Madsen appeals against life term

Kim Wall murder: Peter Madsen appeals against life term

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKim Wall’s death – what we know Danish inventor Peter Madsen is contesting his life sentence imposed for murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his submarine but not the guilty verdict, pr...
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15 arrested after angry mob in India burns teen to death after she was raped

15 arrested after angry mob in India burns teen to death after she was raped

Police arrested 14 men and a woman in one of the latest cases after a 16-year-old girl, who had been raped, was attacked and burned to death after her parents complained to a village council. The village elders had levied...
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How “Young Adult” Fiction Blossomed With Teenage Culture in America

How “Young Adult” Fiction Blossomed With Teenage Culture in America

Like jazz, the Broadway musical, and the foot-long hot dog, young adult literature is an American gift to the world, an innovative, groundbreaking genre that I’ve been following closely for more than 30 years. Targeted at readers 12 to 18...
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Africa:Why Hip-Hop Needs to Be Taken More Seriously in Academic Circles

Africa:Why Hip-Hop Needs to Be Taken More Seriously in Academic Circles

analysis By Adam De Paor-Evans, University of Central Lancashire Jazz’s current generation of stars grew up in these genre-fluid times with hip-hop. Concurrently, a significant number of hip-hop artists have been integrating jazz into their music. As Ame...
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