Google building 'postman drones'
Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to by-pass earthbound traffic to deliver packages to people more quickly.
Satire tag: Is Facebook having a laugh?
A new Facebook trial is tagging stories on users' news feeds that have come from satirical American news site The Onion as 'satire'.
Crop pests threaten the world’s entire food system
The UK has “significantly underestimated” the risk that crop pests pose to its food supply. Fungi and viruses present so great a danger to staples such as wheat and potatoes that they may force the nation to change its diet, an academic has warned.
WW1: Images of the horror, heroism, suffering and anguish
One hundred years ago today, an hour before midnight, the United Kingdom government declared war on Germany. Britain thus entered into a week-old war that had begun with an Austrian declaration of war on Serbia and expanded to bring in Russia, to support the Serbs, and Germany, to support the Austrians.
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