US & World

Brazil police arrests 108 in major anti-paedophilia operation

Image copyright Ministerio da Justica Image caption Brazilian police used special software provided by the United States Police in Brazil say they have arrested 108 people in the biggest operation ever against paedophiles in Latin America. Suspects were arrested in 24 states and the capital, Brasilia. Justice Minister Torquato Jardim said those detained were part […]

Technology

Middlesbrough modified Kodi box trader gets suspended jail term

Image caption Brian Thompson had previously said he wanted to know whether he was doing anything illegal A trader who sold TV boxes which allowed viewers to watch subscription films and football for free has been given a suspended jail term. Brian Thompson had denied breaking the law by selling the Kodi boxes, setting up […]

Tech firms to remove extremist posts within hours

Bitcoin boom prompts growth of coin-mining malware

Famous Irishmen subject of Westminster Wiki editing spree

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The place spacecraft go to die

Image copyright china manned space engineering Image caption China’s Tiangong I spacecraft is expected to fall to Earth soon China’s Tiangong-1 space station is currently out of control and expected to fall back to Earth next year. But not in the remote place where many other spacecraft end their days. Explorers and adventurers often look […]

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Pollution hot spots around the world

What’s it like to live somewhere like Beijing, where you can even see pollution with the naked eye? Source link

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Puppy dog eyes are for human benefit, say scientists

Dogs give their “puppy dog eyes” look when humans are looking at them, according to new research. Scientists at the University of Portsmouth’s Dog Cognition Centre claim they are the first to find clear evidence that dogs move their faces in direct response to human attention. They also found dogs are unlikely to alter their […]