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The hostage that eluded Sydney gunman

After traditional media refused to air details of phone calls his hostages made, Man Haron Monis turned to social media.

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Why we really do have a homing instinct

Scientists have pinpointed signals in the human brain that determine how good we are at navigating.

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BlackBerry tries to win back die-hards

BlackBerry is going back to its roots with a keyboard-equipped phone that looks like the original 'crackberrys'.

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‘Significant day in India’s space his ...

India announced two more successes in its space program - launching its largest rocket and testing the re-entry of an unmanned crew module.

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Mars rover finds key evidence for lake
December 9 2014 at 07:49

The new findings combine more than two years of data collected by Curiosity since its landing inside Gale Crater.

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Dolphin shot with arrow in Gulf of Mexico
December 9 2014 at 08:07

A dolphin was lethally shot by a hunting arrow in the northern Gulf of Mexico, the second violent killing of the protected animal in recent weeks.

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LA proposes upgrades for quakes
December 9 2014 at 08:07

Mayor Eric Garcetti has proposed spending billions of dollars to better protect Los Angeles against a devastating earthquake.

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US takes heat at climate talks
December 9 2014 at 07:48

South Africa has challenged whether the US target for reducing emission for 2020 is ambitious enough.

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Brain mechanism behind glucose greed?
December 9 2014 at 07:48

British scientists have found a brain mechanism they think may drive our desire for glucose-rich food.

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Americans watch less TV, streaming more
December 8 2014 at 13:23

About 45 percent of Americans stream television shows at least once a month, according to research.

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Treasures of a boy king in City of Gold
December 8 2014 at 13:20

Tutankhamun - His Tomb and His Treasures exhibition has been seen by millions of people worldwide. Now it's in Joburg.

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Funding slip on world’s biggest telescope
December 8 2014 at 13:16

A telescope that will be the world's largest when completed could face a delay.

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Start-up lets you control 'avatar' remotely
December 8 2014 at 13:16

At first glance Omnipresenz sounds like it belongs in a sci-fi movie, not on a crowdfunding site.

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‘Eaten Alive: Just Kidding’
December 8 2014 at 11:14

Paul Rosolie disappoints viewers who expected a journey into the belly of the deadly beast. [VIDEO]

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