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BBC News – Great Britain

May had objections to Hinkley Point, says Cable

Theresa May had “objections” to a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point during the days of the coalition, says the then Business Secretary Sir Vince Cable.

Posted on 30 July 2016 @ 12:58 pm

Plastic bag use plummets in England since 5p charge

Shoppers in England are on target to use six billion fewer plastic bags in the first year since a 5p charge for them was introduced, government data suggests.

Posted on 30 July 2016 @ 11:41 am

Lettuce towers and office block farms – is this the future?

Towers of lettuce and pak choi, or a three-storey farm in an office building – could this be the future of farming?

Posted on 30 July 2016 @ 8:19 am

New Yorkers flock to foul flower

A rare, and extremely pungent. ‘corpse flower’ has bloomed in New York Botanical Garden.

Posted on 30 July 2016 @ 1:13 am

Drop in little terns numbers concerns RSPB

The RSPB is concerned after the number of little terns nesting in the UK’s biggest colony dropped by almost half.

Posted on 29 July 2016 @ 11:19 pm

Heavy lifting

Andy Green looks at the logistics involved in getting the Bloodhound supersonic car to South Africa next year so that it can begin its assault on the world land speed record.

Posted on 29 July 2016 @ 7:51 pm

Lava pictures from ‘smiling’ Hawaiian Kilauea volcano eruption

The Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has erupted, however the volcano appears to be “smiling”

Posted on 29 July 2016 @ 11:21 am


Science News – United States

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CNet – United States

‘Stranger Things’ re-created as an adventure video game – CNET

Game designer Jacob Janerka pays homage to the hit supernatural Netflix series with this point-and-click adventure game art.

Posted on 30 July 2016 @ 10:39 pm

‘Game of Thrones’ will officially end after season 8, confirms HBO boss – CNET

The network would “take 10 seasons if we could,” but the show’s creators are adamant that eight will be the number.

Posted on 30 July 2016 @ 10:15 pm

Covering the DNC: What I did on my summer vacation – CNET

CNET tech reporter Marguerite Reardon joined 20,000 other newshounds covering the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Here’s what it was like.

Posted on 30 July 2016 @ 8:53 pm

The DNC in pictures – CNET

CNET’s Marguerite Reardon gives you an on-the-ground look at her time covering last week’s Democratic National Convention.

Posted on 30 July 2016 @ 8:41 pm

Kanye West rants on Twitter to get Apple to buy Tidal – CNET

Technically Incorrect: Where else would the great controversialist try to do business? He just wants to make sweet, streaming music. So he wants Apple to buy Tidal.

Posted on 30 July 2016 @ 7:59 pm

The stereo gear that amplifies my friendships – CNET

Peter had an irrepressible passion for music. I share that love through his old tube amplifier.

Posted on 30 July 2016 @ 7:20 pm

Dems hit by another hack – CNET

Hackers attack a group that raises funds for Democratic party candidates running for the House. The FBI is investigating. Also: Clinton campaign says program it used was accessed in different incident.

Posted on 30 July 2016 @ 5:53 pm

Computer World – United States

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