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World’s first lab-grown steak revealed – but the taste needs work  The Guardian

Nascent industry aims to reduce environmental impact of beef production.


'Smoking Gun' Planet: This Neptune-Size Alien World Is Evaporating in Record Time  Space.com

A gaseous alien world is evaporating at a record rate, shedding considerable light on an exoplanet mystery, a new study reports. The Neptune-size planet, ...


Chess: Fabiano Caruana misses another chance for world No 1 ranking  The Guardian

The defeated challenger to Magnus Carlsen lost again in speed chess, this time to Hikaru Nakamura in the London Classic semi-finals.


Hicce, London: 'A challenging, beautiful, brave new world' – restaurant review | Grace Dent  The Guardian

The name Hicce x Wolf & Badger filled me with partial dread. I say “partial”, because the front section, Hicce, is the new restaurant by Pip Lacey, ex-head chef at ...


Women Power Protest review – the art world's forgotten female figures  The Guardian

An exhibition celebrating female artists is always welcome – yet most aren't given the space here to explore issues beyond femininity.


Standards Needed For Editing Of Human Germline : Shots - Health News  NPR

Three of the most influential scientific organizations in the world are calling for an urgent international effort to prevent scientists from creating any more ...


Take Five: Feeling Fed up again? World markets themes for the week...  Reuters

Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.


Reforesting the world: the Australian farmer with 240m trees to his name  The Guardian

Tony Rinaudo's regeneration technique, developed in west Africa 30 years ago, has helped bring back forest over 6m hectares.


French authorities investigate why Strasbourg attacker was not stopped  The Guardian

French authorities are working to clarify why the suspect in the Strasbourg Christmas market attack was not stopped before he could act, Emmanuel Macron has ...


UN Yemen mission to rush to Hodeidah to oversee ceasefire  The Guardian

A small-scale UN monitoring mission will rush to the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah next week to oversee a ceasefire, the UN special envoy for Yemen has told ...


LIVE Transfer Talk: United to make De Gea best-paid keeper  ESPN

Take heart, Manchester United fans -- David De Gea is telling friends he'll sign a new deal at Old Trafford. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.


94-year-old NH World War II veteran receives long overdue Purple Heart  WMUR Manchester

A local World War II veteran finally received his long overdue Purple Heart at a ceremony on Friday morning.


The Indian Empire at War and India, Empire and the First World War review – a story finally told  The Guardian

The experience of the 1.5 million men who fought in the Indian army during the first world war is at last being recounted, in books by George Morton-Jack and ...


CHRISTOPHER MUTHER I TRAVEL Is this small Mexican city the best in the world?  The Boston Globe

San Miguel de Allende has been named the best city in the world two years in a row. Does it live up to the title?


An Upheaval at the Ends of the World  The Atlantic

It was not so long ago—only 108 years, within a great-grandma's memory—that a person's eyes first beheld the South Pole. When Roald Amundsen made it to ...


Scientists called for ‘unprecedented’ action. But the global climate talks aren’t built for that  The Washington Post

Some worried that the world's best efforts would not nearly match the urgency of a problem that scientists have said will bring catastrophic consequences without ...


Family paying $100K for photographer to travel the world and take photos for a year  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A wealthy family from the United Kingdom is looking for a photographer to spend a year documenting t...


Spend the night in the world's tallest treehouses  CNN

At a height of 30-40 meters above ground, these eight treehouses in the Laos jungle are the tallest in the world. The only way to access them is on one of the ...


Ethereum thinks it can change the world. It’s running out of time to prove it.  MIT Technology Review

The blockchain system has daunting technical problems to fix. But first, its disciples need to figure out how to govern themselves.


KP: World cricket suffering, lacks major stars  Sport24

Cape Town - England legend Kevin Pietersen says he is concerned about the current state of cricket around the globe, citing a lack of world class stars as one of ...


"Funniest Person in the World" Sues The Laugh Factory Over Prize Money  Hollywood Reporter

The Laugh Factory and its founder Jamie Masada are being sued for allegedly not giving the winner of a 2016 Funniest Person in the World contest his grand ...


Tusk accuses MPs of showing lack of respect for Theresa May  The Guardian

Donald Tusk has accused MPs of showing a lack of respect for the British prime minister as the EU turned its fire on the Commons over its failure to back the ...


Inclusion health: an Irish answer to the homelessness crisis  The Guardian

A Dublin experiment is trying to close the revolving door that recycles people from the street to the hospital ward, and back again.


Statue of 'racist' Gandhi removed from University of Ghana  The Guardian

Monument installed two years ago taken away in middle of night amid controversy over Gandhi's views about Africans.


The Dove & The Wolf Bring Playful Mayhem In 'Queens' Video  NPR

Paloma Gil and Lou Hayat have a knack for world-building. You hear it in the lucid dream-pop they make as The Dove & The Wolf, where intertwining guitar ...


Canada caught between 2 powers, feeling alone in the world  CTV News

First U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Canada on trade. Then Saudi Arabia punished it for speaking up for human rights. Now China has the country in its ...


Was Thanos' Doomed Home World From Avengers Ever Really Habitable? Earther Investigates  Gizmodo

The first teaser trailer for Avengers: Endgame dropped last week, featuring a universe devoid of 50 percent of all living things thanks to Thanos' extremely poorly ...


It's Patrick Reed against the world  Golf Digest

It should have been a triumphant year after his win at Augusta. Instead, the Masters champion faces an uncertain future largely of his own making.


Westport emerges as 'Botox capital of the world' as plant sells $4bn of Botox to the world in two years  Irish Examiner

Westport's status as the 'Botox capital of the world' is confirmed with new figures showing that pharma giant, Allergan has sold $4bn (€3.6bn) of the anti-wrinkle ...


WORLD WAR 3: Russia praises UNPRECEDENTED joint military drills with China amid US tension  Express.co.uk

RUSSIA has praised joint military drills with China, which took place in Siberia in September and were the largest manoeuvres in Russia's modern history, ...


10 cool shopping districts around the world: readers' tips  The Guardian

Hamburg has its vinyl, St Petersburg its designer island and Toronto its arty distillery district. But the retail magic is strongest in Whitley Bay …


Brazilian court orders arrest of Italian former leftwing guerrilla  The Guardian

A supreme court judge in Brazil has ordered the arrest of an Italian writer and former leftwing guerrilla wanted in Italy for four murders attributed to a far-left group ...


The AI boom is happening all over the world, and it’s accelerating quickly  The Verge

The second annual AI Index report pulls together data and expert findings on the field's progress and acceleration. The experts include members of Harvard, MIT ...


The Most Powerful Reject in the World  The New York Times

Is there anyone who wants to hang with Donald Trump?


FBI: China threatens 'the future of the world'  Washington Examiner

Chinese spying threatens “not just the future of the United States, but the future of the world,” a senior FBI official told lawmakers Wednesday. “We are being ...


Jon Batiste’s World Is Wonderful, but Flawed  The New York Times

NEW ORLEANS — Discussing his views on music's role in a city's culture, the jazz keyboardist Jon Batiste, who is the band leader on “The Late Show With ...


England would have to 'screw-up' to not win World Cup, says James Anderson  BBC Sport

England would have to "screw-up" to not win the 2019 World Cup, according to fast bowler James Anderson.


To feed the world amid climate change, we need a better way to grow rice  CBC.ca

Hello, hello. This is our weekly newsletter on all things environmental, where we highlight trends and solutions that are moving us to a more sustainable world.


Springboks World Cup winner left 'fighting for his life' after being shot by robbers  Stuff.co.nz

The South African Rugby World Cup winner shot three times while protecting his family in an armed robbery is "fighting for his life" in intensive care after ...


Bitcoin scammers are sending bomb threat emails to millions around the world, but authorities are confirming 'NO DEVICES have been found'  Business Insider

On Thursday, millions around the world received extortion emails demanding recipients send $20000 in Bitcoin to a Bitcoin specific address.


Bible PROOF? God’s ‘formula to create world FOUND' in hidden church symbol  Express.co.uk

A SYMBOL found in Christian places of worships around the world may have a secret meaning, according to a bombshell documentary.


Around the World, Climate Goals Clash With Reality  The Wall Street Journal

As negotiators at United Nations climate talks in Poland this week hammer out a rulebook to curb greenhouse-gas emissions, some of the biggest boosters of ...


Discovery of 'magic-angle graphene' that behaves like a high-temperature superconductor is Physics World 2018 Breakthrough of the Year  physicsworld.com

The Physics World 2018 Breakthrough of the Year goes to Pablo Jarillo-Herrero of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US and colleagues for ...


End of the world: Leonardo Da Vinci’s 'secret DOOMSDAY message' REVEALED  Express.co.uk

LEONARDO Da Vinci revealed the world will end in 4006 through a secret message in one of his greatest pieces of work, it has been claimed.


'Jose the most successful in the world' | Video | Watch TV Show  SkySports

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has described Jose Mourinho as 'the most successful manager in the world' as he prepares for Sunday's visit of Manchester ...


Did Dvorak’s ‘New World’ Symphony Transform American Music?  The New York Times

History books have long asserted that the symphony was the first to make classical music “sound American.” But it's not true.


Strasbourg Christmas market shooting: suspect on the run after three killed  The Guardian

France has upgraded its security threat level as hundreds of police hunted a gunman who shot three people dead and injured 12 others in a terror attack on ...


John Chau’s Death on North Sentinel Island Roils the Missionary World  The New Yorker

Eliza Griswold on the death of Christian missionary John Chau, who was killed last month while breaking the law in order to preach to indigenous people on ...


Airbnb Ranks The World's Top Destinations For 2019  Forbes

Airbnb has released its list of the top destinations for 2019 and the rankings might surprise you.


A glimmer of hope for the world's coral reefs: The future of the world's coral reefs is uncertain, as the impact of global heating continues to escalate  Science Daily

Date: December 10, 2018; Source: ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef Studies; Summary: The future of the world's coral reefs is uncertain, as the impact of ...


Kendall Jenner officially world's highest-paid model after earning $22 MILLION  Mirror Online

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star has been named the top-earning model in the world by Forbes magazine.


Paris braces for fifth weekend of protests by gilets jaunes  The Guardian

Thousands of riot police and armoured vehicles will be deployed in Paris on Saturday as France anticipates a fifth weekend of anti-government protests in the ...


Climate secrets of the world's most remote island  BBC News

Scientists think a small volcanic rock in the South Atlantic holds an important record of Antarctic change.


It’s official! Dundee is home to one of the world’s best bartenders  The Courier

A Dundee bartender has been named one of the best in the world after being crowned champion at a top drinks competition. Dimi Savvaidis, of the King of ...


Kurt Vile On World Cafe : World Cafe  NPR

Kurt Vile's song "Loading Zones" is in my head. It's a song about Kurt's adventures driving around Philadelphia. In particular, I've been thinking the last few ...


Strange earthquake waves rippled around Earth, and nobody knows why  National Geographic

Instruments picked up the seismic waves more than 10000 miles away—but bizarrely, nobody felt them.


LA among the world’s most expensive cities for real estate  Curbed LA

While millions of Los Angeles residents struggle to pay for basic needs like food and housing, a handful of wealthy homebuyers are making the urban area one ...


Can a two-day conference solve the world's migration issues?  Al Jazeera English

The UN is urging member nations to reach an agreement in Morocco on a framework for global migration issues.


The World, Built by China  New York Times

China envisions a vast global network of trade, investment and infrastructure that will reshape financial and geopolitical ties — and bring the rest of the world ...


Germans Discover Military Jeep Hoods Used to Repair a Ceiling after World War II  Jalopnik

Like many other places in Germany, the western city of Bonn had plenty of rebuilding to do after World War II. So, with materials scarce, the owner of one ...


Ukraine-Russia tensions reach Greece's holy Mount Athos  The Guardian

Orthodox church's decision to make Ukrainian branch independent of Russia causes schism and predictions of violence.


The spare button in a fast-fashion world  Vox

In my snow day fantasy, I'm nestled under a blanket on the couch, my cat sleeping on top of the pile of mending. I'm digging through my box of spare buttons, ...


7-year-old migrant girl taken into Border Patrol custody dies of dehydration, exhaustion  The Washington Post

A 7-year-old girl from Guatemala died of dehydration and shock after she was taken into Border Patrol custody last week for crossing from Mexico into the United ...


Russell Lynch: World’s strongmen flex their muscles — why 2018 was a bad year to be a central banker  Evening Standard

In business or public life, when somebody quits for “personal reasons” it's usually an attempt to keep the lid firmly sealed on a bulging can of worms.


Forbes Announces 15th Annual World's 100 Most Powerful Women List  Forbes

The World's Most Powerful Women are Leading Amidst a Tumultuous Time - The List Represents the Smartest and Toughest Female Business Leaders, ...


Half the world's annual rain falls in just 12 days  Science News

Half of the world's annual rain and snow falls on the year's 12 wettest days. As climate change brings more intense downpours, the same amount of precipitation ...


'El Loco' Bielsa won't go easy on Wanderers  The World Game

It will be as much about the coach as the team when Leeds United descend on Australia next year to help Western Sydney Wanderers christen their glistening...


Politics this week  The Economist

A third Saturday of anti-fuel-tax demonstrations, infiltrated by violent provocateurs from the hard left and the extreme right, saw windows smashed, cars ablaze ...


'The Outer Worlds' Is The 'Fallout' Game We've All Been Waiting For  Forbes

'The Outer Worlds' couldn't have been announced at a more perfect time than during Fallout 76's launch fiasco.


The 100 best female footballers in the world 2018  The Guardian

Seventy-two judges from 30 countries have had their say and here is our top 100 of the best players in the world. In association with The Offside Rule.


Bono Wants His Charity to Be ‘the NRA For the World’s Poor’  Rolling Stone

“Whatever you feel about the NRA – and I don't like them very much – they're a very well-organized group and we want ONE to be the NRA for the world's poor,” ...


Shenzhen's silent revolution: world's first fully electric bus fleet quietens Chinese megacity  The Guardian

All 16000 buses in the fast-growing Chinese megacity are now electric, and soon all 22000 taxis will be too.


PDC World Championship: Lisa Ashton battles hard before losing to Jan Dekker  BBC Sport

Women's BDO world champion Lisa Ashton gives Jan Dekker a scare on the opening night of the PDC World Championship.


50 of the world's best desserts  CNN

From chocolate mousse and cheesecake to pavlova and polvorónes, these are the 50 best desserts around the world and where they come from.


Two killed in accident at Antarctic research station  The Guardian

Technicians from US contractor had been working on fire-suppression system at the McMurdo scientific outpost on Ross Island. Guardian staff and agencies.


The world's most popular programming language is JavaScript, but why?  TechRepublic

Code repository *service* GitHub has shed light on what's fuelling the continued interest in JavaScript.


World's First Insect Vaccine Could Help Bees Fight Off Deadly Disease  NPR

American foulbrood is an infectious disease that devastates honeybee hives. Scientists say they've created a vaccine for it, despite a big hurdle: Bees don't have ...


ATP releases shortlist of five candidates to host World Tour Finals from 2021  ESPN

Manchester and London are candidates to host the ATP World Tour Finals from 2021 after being named on a shortlist of five cities alongside Singapore, Tokyo ...


Western Melbourne financial backer remains a mystery  The World Game

Western Melbourne Group have yet to reveal the megabucks investors behind their successful A-League bid, and they may not do so.


A design magazine named this Sunny Isles condo one of the world’s 10 best new skyscrapers  Miami Herald

Jade Signature, a new ultra-luxury condo tower in Sunny Isles Beach, has been named one of the 10 best skyscrapers of 2018 by Dezeen, an influential ...


Why the world is becoming more allergic to food  BBC News

Food allergy rates among children are on the rise, and Western lifestyles may be to blame.


21 of the world's best island escapes  National Geographic

Dine in a candlelit grotto, dive with manta rays, or lie back for a waterside massage.


102-year-old breaks world record as oldest skydiver  RTE.ie

Irene O'Shea is 102 years old, and is also in the Guinness Book of Records as the world's oldest skydiver.


Australia Passes World’s First Encryption-Busting Law  VOA News

Terrorists and organized crime gangs targeted in Australia's anti-encryption law.


Marcelo on Cristiano: "You're going to miss the world's best"  AS English

Marcelo gave an interview with magazine Club del Deportista and discussed his side's current position and the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo.


US-China trade war: Deal agreed to suspend new trade tariffs  BBC News

US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to halt new trade tariffs for 90 days to allow for talks, the US says. At a post-G20 ...


World must triple efforts or face catastrophic climate change, says UN  The Guardian

Countries are failing to take the action needed to stave off the worst effects of climate change, a UN report has found, and the commitments made in the 2015 ...


Beijing Daxing: The world's next largest airport?  CNN

Some 100 million passengers and 4 million tons of cargo could eventually pass through this airport each year.


Trump's dream world is turning into a hellscape  CNN

Altogether, the investigations, hearings and prosecutions are dissolving the shiny veneer that Trump created to make himself look bigger, better, richer and more ...


The World's Largest Superyachts  Forbes

When it comes “Top 100” lists, its impossible to ignore, or to top, Boat International magazine's annual “Top 101” list of the world's largest yachts that has just ...


'Hi-tech robot' at Russia forum turns out to be man in suit  The Guardian

State television praised the 'modern' tech despite photos revealing actor in costume.


Victory run rampant in Brisbane  The World Game

Melbourne Victory's A-League winning streak has stretched to six matches after a dramatic 4-2 win over Brisbane at Suncorp Stadium.


'Macron hates DEMOCRACY' Ferocious attack on the French President REVEALED  Express.co.uk

EMMANUEL MACRON hates one of the very principles of democracy as he is opposed to the idea of explaining the reasoning behind his political decisions, ...


Global food system is broken, say world’s science academies  The Guardian

Radical overhaul in farming and consumption, with less meat eating, needed to avoid hunger and climate catastrophe.


Harry Leslie Smith, ‘World’s Oldest Rebel,’ Is Dead at 95  The New York Times

He survived the Great Depression. He fought the Nazis in World War II. And at 87 he turned to writing and agitating, and acquired a loyal following.


How a World Order Ends  Foreign Affairs

A stable world order is a rare thing. When one does arise, it tends to come after a great convulsion that creates both the conditions and the desire for something ...


Cruise Critic picks world's best cruise ships for 2018  CNN

The editors at Cruise Critic have picked the best ships in ocean, luxury and river cruising for 2018.


AT&T and Verizon tried to demonstrate 5G in Hawaii, and failed bigtime  The Verge

This week's Qualcomm Snapdragon Technology Summit was supposed to be the coming-out party for blazing-fast 5G cellular networks — the first time that ...


2018 Newsmakers of the Year: Golf World's countdown of the top 25 players, events and moments of the past 12 months  Golf Digest

Joining the Newsmakers countdown: Open champion and Ryder Cup hero Francesco Molinari and Masters champion and Ryder Cup villain Patrick Reed.


Airman places second female at World's Toughest Mudder  Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base

Capt. Erin Rost, 319th Recruiting Squadron operations flight commander, climbs up one of the Twin Peaks obstacle in the World's Toughest Mudder, Nov. 10-11 ...