The BBC has announced that 2020 will mark the end of the Red Button text service – the final incarnation of what was originally known as CEEFAX and Oracle.
For example, a natural flavoring called castoreum is a thick odorous secretion obtained from the anal glands of beavers.
Why is German soccer so dominated by players and clubs from the West? And what does this imbalance say about the state of the German reunification?
We’ve been following a Swiss population of barn owls for more than 20 years, monitoring their hunting behavior with cameras and GPS trackers.
Mainland Europe has always been essential to Britain’s prosperity. When the relationship with Europe is poor, the lot of ordinary Briton is poorer for it.
Car-free Paris? It was already a dream in 1790 Le Pont-Neuf et la Pompe de la Samaritaine, vue du quai de la Mégisserie, painting by Nicolas Raguenet (circa 1750-1760). Musée Carnavalet Arnaud Exbalin, Université Paris
How will they adapt as fossil fuel demand wanes with the rise of renewable energy and battery power? The answer is plastic.
The intended closure of Ford’s Bridgend engine plant in 2020, with the loss of 1,700 industry jobs, has sent shock waves through Wales.
The pretzel, a German food, and one of the fastest-growing snack foods in the world, recently crossed a billion dollars a year in sales.
Pyt doesn’t have an exact English translation. It’s more a cultural concept about cultivating healthy thoughts to deal with stress.
The concept of a circular economy which is actively supported by influential institutions such as the Ellen MacArthur foundation, or EU research programs.
29 states passed legislation allowing computer science to count in place of a science course. Are these changes are helping students or hurting them?
The beauty of puddle waves is no small thing by itself. By connecting nature with its primal language – mathematics – we gain access to its control panel.
Identification parades can be powerful evidence in securing convictions in criminal cases. But eyewitness evidence is notoriously prone to errors.
Consultant anaesthetist at Torbay Hospital on England’s south coast has developed statistical methods to help spot signs of fraud in medical research.
Papp’s fight to monitor her mother’s care reflects a reasonable fear. About 1.3 million Americans live in nursing homes, and elder abuse can be a killer.
Babe Ruth’s famous, and controversial, “called shot” home run during Game 3 of the 1932 World Series between the New York Yankees and the Chicago Cubs
The Russian scholar, Andrei Fursov, explains in this video the reason why the British authorities insist to keep Rudolf Hess’s files classified until 2050.
Based on almost 7k peer-reviewed research, the report is a cutting-edge crash course in how human-caused climate breakdown is changing our ice and oceans.
Traditional passwords are something you know. Biometric features are something you are. Unlike passwords, biometric data can’t be changed if it’s stolen.
New research estimates that $420 billion in corporate profits is shifted out of 79 countries every year. This equates to $125 billion in lost tax revenue.
An international team of scientists is constructing the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope in Chile, which will be an essential tool for asteroids alert.
Over one million UK SMEs, around a quarter of the total, were concerned about how Brexit would affect the success of their business.
Backpfeifengesicht may join other German words that have found a place in English, like Weltschmerz (world-weariness) and Zeitgeist (spirit of the time).
The fires raging across the Amazon have captured the world’s attention. Meanwhile, the second-largest forest, Gran Chaco, is disappearing in plain sight.
Instead of trying to ban Snowden book, the US authorities have tried something else. They are suing the publisher Macmillan, seeking to seize any profits.
Labour has reaffirmed its plans to rid the UK of zero-hours contracts, said shadow chancellor John McDonnell at the Labour Party conference.
Thomas Cook’s enormous 178-years heritage is about to be lost and a number of business historians are fighting to save it.
According to new IMF research, countries need no longer rely on manufacturing for productivity growth. Here are five reasons why IMF is wrong.
Vanguard, BlackRock and State Street are the largest shareholders in 90% of S&P 500, including Apple, Microsoft, ExxonMobil, General Electric and Coca-Cola.
The arrest of two six-year-olds in a Florida school in October has shown, sometimes one threat to the students is the officers themselves.
New study by researchers at University College London shows that pockets of London’s urban jungle store as much carbon per hectare as tropical rainforests.
Clay vessels that have been found in Germany could have been used to supplement breast milk and wean children more than 5,000 years ago.
Physicists at Colorado State University have developed a facility that allows researchers to deliver a slow and realistic deep space radiation exposure.
In 2017, EU countries spent US$87 billion subsidizing the cost of fossil fuels. This is nearly 2.5 times more than they spent in 2010.
People providing their personal information to the government, to access government services, are doing so through necessity, not choice.
Using daily observations from 2011-2018, we created an ANN with three predictors: returns, 50-day buy-sell signal and 200-day buy-sell signal.
One of the most striking elements of the data is the ease with which people, especially young people, can obtain controlled drugs.
There’s growing evidence for the use of cannabis in treating opioid addiction. A study of found that those who used cannabis used opioids less often.
Researchers have found links between sexting and factors such as sexual activity, drugs and alcohol use and emotional health.
Millennials have racked up over US$1 trillion of debt. Yet, in comparison to previous generations this group is significantly more fiscally conservative.
The laser scanning technology that has enabled this and other recent mammoth tree discoveries isn’t just a plaything for tree lovers.
New York has the second most expensive rental market in the United States. More than half of all New Yorkers spend more than 30% of their income on housing.
Barcelona’s urban superblocks are neighborhoods of nine blocks, where traffic is restricted to major roads, opening up streets to pedestrians.
This animation takes you through 1000 years of history in about 8 minutes, 140 events that feature 500 characters from different historical periods.
Reforms to the way local authorities are funded are the most radical and least discussed changes made by conservative governments since 2010.
Around 80% of the American respondents reported believing that climate change was occurring “somewhat” or “to a great extent.”
Household consumption – food, housing, transportation, apparel and other personal services – is an important contributor to greenhouse gas emissions.
We asked people to do climate change maths. Their answers depended on their politics Will J Grant, Australian National University In an ideal world, people would look at issues with a clear focus only on
The Australian Classification Board has refused classification for at least four video games, effectively banning them in Australia.