Sunday, February 14, 2016

14-Feb-2016 01:21

Gravitational waves: Numbers don't do them justice :: Reflecting on the significance of Thursday's announcement – and the mind-boggling scale of the black hole merger itself.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-35553549#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Erasing Franco's memory one street at a time :: Spain is starting to change street names that honour Gen Francisco Franco, the dictator who ran the country from the 1930s to 1975, and his henchmen.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-35551297#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pachauri expected to be charged over sexual harassment, court hears :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/MP5o8MjgRVI/story01.htm

VIDEO: Man who is blind can see like a bat :: Daniel Kish, who is completely blind, demonstrates how he uses a form of echolocation to describe what's inside a park he's never been to before.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-35545476#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The blind boy who learned to see with sound :: The blind boy who learned to find his way around using echoes
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/disability-35550768#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Women write better code, study suggests :: Computer code written by women has a higher approval rating than that written by men - but only if it is not obvious that the coders are female, new research suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-35559439#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Sensex posts biggest weekly drop since July 2009 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/d3yZ3uR7h1c/story01.htm

Indian children trafficked to United States is a reality, says U.S. diplomat :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ielGlw-amEI/story01.htm

Paedophiles use Facebook to swap images :: Paedophiles are using secret groups on Facebook to post and swap obscene images of children, a BBC investigation finds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35521068#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Maersk to scrap ships at certain Alang sites, NGO dismayed :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/aZB5pGdUHe0/story01.htm

VIDEO: Who is Russia's Patriarch Kirill? :: The Russian Orthodox Church leader is in Cuba for an historic meeting with Pope Francis. BBC Monitoring profiles Patriarch Kirill.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-35562888#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

10 things we didn't know last week :: Horses can tell when you're angry, and more news nuggets
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-35558515#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Coldplay sales surge after Super Bowl :: The band's A Head Full Of Dreams tops the album chart for the first time after their performance at the Super Bowl.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-35559623#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Superdry share sale to fund divorce :: The founder of Superdry, Julian Dunkerton, sells just under £50m worth of shares to fund his divorce.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gloucestershire-35563575#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Perera hat-trick in vain as India level T20 series :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/HtQgpeI7Oy4/story01.htm

FIFA ethics committee bans Valcke for 12 years :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ouu8FwSmpl4/story01.htm

Oil prices soar on hopes of output cut :: Oil prices surged as much as 12% on Friday after fresh suggestions that Opec nations were set to cut oil production.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-35564492#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wall Street Weekahead - Late-day buying could be start of turnaround :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/I1jU6YOG7mw/story01.htm

Global shares gain as global economy fears ease; oil rallies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/NnDmSlxcnQw/story01.htm

VIDEO: Creeping paralysis fear for Zika patients :: The Zika virus has moved north to Colombia where it is being linked by some doctors to cases of paralysis.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-35566109#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Wall Street rallies; S&P 500 snaps five-day losing streak :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/fl_gc4skadk/story01.htm

Life as the mother of the Columbine killer :: The pain and sadness of a Columbine killer's mother
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-35559605#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Alzheimer's preventative drug hope :: Cambridge scientists have detected a number of drugs which could help protect against Alzheimer's disease, acting like statins for the brain.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-35558438#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

MSPs call for return of post-study visa :: Holyrood's devolution committee calls on the UK government to reintroduce post-study work visas which were cancelled in 2012.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-35561131#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Russia keeps bombing despite Syria truce; Assad vows to fight on :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/np78GLfXokg/story01.htm

VIDEO: How Beyonce got political, in 60 seconds :: The pop star's journey to 'Black Lives Matter,' in 60 seconds
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-35562170#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Support staff 'do teachers' work' :: Teacher shortages mean support staff are having to pick up work normally done by qualified teachers, suggests research by a union.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-35551009#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Life on board a nuclear submarine :: The BBC's Scotland editor Sarah Smith is granted rare access onboard one of Britain's Trident nuclear submarines.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/35563858#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Russia keeps bombing despite Syria truce; Assad vows to fight on :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/fa-FcX5G1a8/story01.htm

Why is St Valentine's finger in Coventry? :: Why was St Valentine's finger sent to Coventry?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-35523310#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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