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Game Changers

Game Changers

An original documentary series providing a compelling look at the business leaders and entrepreneurs who climbed to the top and changed our world.
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Air Protein creates artificial meat from carbon dioxide

Air Protein creates artificial meat from carbon dioxide

Air Protein says it has launched a meat substitute made of chemical compounds and other elements harvested from the air in a press release on Tuesday.CNet reports that the faux meat utilizes carbon dioxide, oxygen and nitrogen.
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'Smart Forest City' design unveiled for Mexico

'Smart Forest City' design unveiled for Mexico

Italian architectural firm Stefano Boeri Architetti has unveiled design plans for a "Smart Forest City" in Cancun.
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Exoplanets

Exoplanets

Videographic on exoplanets. The European CHEOPS satellite, which aims to better analyse known exoplanets, is set for launch on Tuesday.
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Shale gas

Shale gas

Videographic about shale gas and how fracking is used to extract it. To accompany an AFP feature on fracking in Argentina.
AFP
Britain’s political system

Britain’s political system

Videographic on Britain's political system. Britain will leave the European Union on January 31 as planned, Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Friday after winning a sweeping election victory.
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Withdrawal from the European Union

Withdrawal from the European Union

Videographic explaining how a country goes about leaving the EU. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday hailed a political "earthquake" in Britain after a thumping election victory which clears the way for the country to finally leave the EU next ...
AFP
The European Union

The European Union

Videographic illustrating and explaining how the European Union works. EU leaders said Friday they were ready for the next phase of Brexit, just hours after the resounding victory of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party that all but seals Britain'...
AFP
The European Union

The European Union

Videographic illustrating and explaining how the European Union works. EU leaders said Friday they were ready for the next phase of Brexit, just hours after the resounding victory of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party that all but seals Britain'...
AFP
Britain - EU relations

Britain - EU relations

Videographic examining Britain's troubled relationship with the European Union. EU leaders said Friday they were ready for the next phase of Brexit, just hours after the resounding victory of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party that all but seals...
AFP
Baby fish found consuming plastic in larval fish nurseries

Baby fish found consuming plastic in larval fish nurseries

A new study led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center has found prey-size plastics present in larval fish nurseries in surface slicks off the west coast of the island of Hawaii.
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Design unveiled for new Sydney international airport

Design unveiled for new Sydney international airport

British architectural firm Zaha Hadid Architects and Sydney-based Cox Architecture have won a competition to build the new Western Sydney International Airport.
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Does Your Cat Really Get High From Catnip?

Does Your Cat Really Get High From Catnip?

Can catnip really send your cat to Blissville?
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European Central Bank

European Central Bank

Updated videographic on the European Central Bank. New European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde makes her first monetary policy announcements on Thursday, with observers watching for clues about the bank's future direction and her plans f...
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Clownfish have ultraviolet light vision: Study

Clownfish have ultraviolet light vision: Study

A joint study from the University of Queensland and the University of Maryland has found that a particular species of clownfish called the Amphiprion akindynos is able to see ultraviolet light.
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Elon Musk plans offshore spaceports for SpaceX Starships

Elon Musk plans offshore spaceports for SpaceX Starships

SpaceX is developing Starships, reusable rocket systems that will be used for fast traveling and space exploration.
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Elon Musk plans offshore spaceports for SpaceX Starships

Elon Musk plans offshore spaceports for SpaceX Starships

SpaceX is developing Starships, reusable rocket systems that will be used for fast traveling and space exploration.
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The carbon cycle

The carbon cycle

Videographic looking at CO2. Swedish activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday accused wealthier nations of inventing ways to avoid slashing their greenhouse gas emissions, branding their climate action "misleading" at a summit in Madrid.
AFP
Endangered species

Endangered species

Videographic on endangered species. Already facing the threat of habitat destruction, hundreds of plant and animal species are now under further pressure from manmade climate change, the IUCN has said in its updated "Red List of Threatened Species".
AFP
Stories of the World's Deadliest Farts

Stories of the World's Deadliest Farts

Does it smell funky in here?
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Watch Out! Erectile Dysfunction Can Be Contagious

Watch Out! Erectile Dysfunction Can Be Contagious

How would your favorite meal look in space?
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Myanmar's Rohingya

Myanmar's Rohingya

Videographic on the Rohingya. The Myanmar military launched a ferocious crackdown against its Rohingya Muslim population in 2017, driving around 740,000 into neighbouring Bangladesh. On Tuesday the UN's top court, the International Court of Justic...
AFP
Air pollution

Air pollution

Videographic on air pollution. Toxic haze blanketed Sydney Tuesday triggering a chorus of smoke alarms to ring across the city and forcing school children inside, as "severe" weather conditions fuelled deadly bush blazes along Australia's east coast.
AFP
The border between N. Ireland and Ireland

The border between N. Ireland and Ireland

Videographic locating the Irish border. Britons go to the polls in a Brexit-dominated election on Thursday.
AFP
Carbon 14 dating

Carbon 14 dating

Videographic illustrating how carbon 14 dating works.
AFP
Interest rates

Interest rates

Graphic explaining how interest rates work. With the strength of the world's largest economy on display at year end, the US Federal Reserve is all but certain to leave interest rates untouched at its final policy meeting of 2019 this week.
AFP
Doping techniques

Doping techniques

Videographic looking at doping techniques in sport. Russia faces a four-year ban from international sporting competitions, including the Olympic Games, when the World Anti-Doping Agency hold a crucial meeting in Lausanne.
AFP
Britain’s political system

Britain’s political system

Videographic on Britain's political system. Britain votes on Thursday in a crucial general election that will determine whether the country leaves the European Union next month or sets out a path to potentially reverse Brexit.
AFP
Impeachment

Impeachment

Videographic on impeachment. The impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump in a sharply divided US Congress enter a new phase Monday when the House Judiciary Committee convenes a hearing expected to result in specific charges against ...
AFP
Volcanoes

Volcanoes

Videograpic on volcanoes. A volcano that erupted without warning on a New Zealand island popular with tourists killed several people and stranded at least two dozen more Monday, with rescues too dangerous to attempt and police warning the death to...
AFP
Voyagers' readings yield new clues about the solar system's structure

Voyagers' readings yield new clues about the solar system's structure

The latest data sent from Voyager 2 brought new insight and questions about the boundary region where the sun's influence ends and interstellar space begins.
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App developers had improper access to user data on Facebook

App developers had improper access to user data on Facebook

Facebook says roughly 100 app developers had improper access to user data from video streaming apps and social media management apps through admins that authorized the apps' access to Facebook groups.
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Scientists around the world have declared a climate emergency

Scientists around the world have declared a climate emergency

More than 11,000 scientists around the world have signed a declaration stating planet Earth is facing a climate emergency, according to a new study published in the journal BioScience.
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Exoplanets

Exoplanets

Swiss astronomers Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz on Tuesday won a share of the Nobel Physics Prizefor the first discovery, in October 1995, of a planet outside our solar system -- an exoplanet -- orbiting a solar-type star in the Milky Way. Videog...
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The spark behind the electric car

The spark behind the electric car

Videographic showing how electric cars work.
AFP
Fighting forest fires

Fighting forest fires

Several Australian bushfires have combined to form a "mega fire" that is burning out of control across a swathe of land north of Sydney. Videographic on wildfires.
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Iran's nuclear deal

Iran's nuclear deal

Parties to faltering Iran nuclear deal meet after confirmation of latest Iranian breaches. Videographic on the nuclear agreement with Iran.
AFP
Landslides

Landslides

At least 38 people died in Burundi after heavy rains triggered landslides that swept through hillside communities in the northwest of the country. Videographic on landslides.
AFP
Tear gas

Tear gas

Protest in Hong Kong against Hong Kong police's use of tear gas. Videographic on tear gas.
AFP
Smugglers used power tools to breach Trump's new border wall

Smugglers used power tools to breach Trump's new border wall

According to the Washington Post, the new border wall President Trump is building features steel and concrete bollards up to 30 feet tall, and concrete foundation that deters tunneling.U.S.
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Woman's eye infected with rare parasitic eye worm

Woman's eye infected with rare parasitic eye worm

A 68-year-old woman in California is the second human to be infected with parasitic eye worms typically found in cattle, as scientists warn that it may be an emerging zoonotic disease in the U.S.
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These Foods Look Completely Different in Space

These Foods Look Completely Different in Space

How would your favorite meal look in space?
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This Startup is 3D-Printing Affordable Homes Made Entirely of Clay

This Startup is 3D-Printing Affordable Homes Made Entirely of Clay

Would you want to live in a 3D printed house?
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Parker Solar Probe Mission

Parker Solar Probe Mission

NASA's Parker Solar Probe, having survived its closest encounter so far with the Sun, has sent back a "spectacular trove" of data on its corona, the super-hot outer edge of its atmosphere. Videographic on the Parker Solar Probe mission to the Sun.
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How the Murder of 132 Slaves Helped End the Slave Trade

How the Murder of 132 Slaves Helped End the Slave Trade

The history of slavery is full of heartless and cruel stories, but one heinous case forced the action needed to end the British slave trade.
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Fossilized Megalodon tooth found in flooded cavern in Mexico

Fossilized Megalodon tooth found in flooded cavern in Mexico

Researchers found at least 13 prehistoric shark teeth during a diving expedition in the Xoc cenote, a flooded cave in the Mexican city of Merida.
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Researchers create noninvasive interface that directly links human brains

Researchers create noninvasive interface that directly links human brains

Researchers have created the first brain to brain interface that can link three people and allow two-way communication using only their mind.
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New Delhi starts car rationing to clean up toxic air

New Delhi starts car rationing to clean up toxic air

New Delhi is set to combat toxic smog in the city by banning cars with odd and even number plates on alternating days starting from November 4 to November 15. Those who ignore the order will be fined 4,000 rupees, or roughly US$56, BBC News reports.
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International Space Station

International Space Station

Launch of SpaceX CRS-19 ISS resupply mission. Videographic illustrating the International Space Station.
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