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Elon Musk to battle evil Mr Burns

Billionaire entrepreneur takes on Montgomery Burns in future episode of The Simpsons.

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India’s meth addiction grows

India is home to one of the world's biggest chemical industries and is a major source of key meth ingredients.

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Bird numbers fly into the red

Wind farms among threats to species, says BirdLife International.

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Google wanted to buy Spotify - report
July 25 2014 at 13:24

Google tried last year to buy Spotify but backed off for reasons including a whopping price tag, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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Nasa’s big solar storm bombshell
July 25 2014 at 13:23

The extreme space weather that tore through Earth's orbit on July 23, 2012, was the most powerful in 150 years, says Nasa.

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Why you can’t delete those naked selfies
July 25 2014 at 09:30

If you're selling an old Android smartphone online, you could be giving away rather more than you intend to.

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Swatch denies working on smartwatch
July 25 2014 at 09:30

Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group has denied a media report saying it was working with technology company Apple on a smartwatch.

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How hackers tried to blackmail bank
July 25 2014 at 09:30

Hackers tried to extort money from the European Central Bank after they stole about 20 000 email addresses from one of the bank's databases.

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Google under fire from EU regulators
July 25 2014 at 09:30

Regulators quizzed Google over its decision to remove search results only from its European search engines.

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Become a .ninja or a .guru
July 25 2014 at 09:30

More than 300 new top-level domains were created in recent months by ICANN, including .services, .vodka and .WTF.

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Ancient treasure chest under threat
July 25 2014 at 08:21

Development in Kathu is further threatening the treasure chest of archaeological deposits of this area, writes John Yeld.

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Revealed: only 8% of DNA is important
July 25 2014 at 08:20

The rest is 'junk DNA' - the result of an evolutionary hangover, say scientists.

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As humans multiply, conflict spikes
July 25 2014 at 08:20

The planet-wide decline in wildlife may be causing more violent conflicts, organised crime and child labour, say researchers.

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