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Buying what you want the gods to give you

Wed, 2014-01-29 18:29
The festival where you buy tiny versions of the things you want

Scientists reveal how snakes fly

Wed, 2014-01-29 18:25
The mystery of how flying snakes stay aloft may have been solved by scientists.

Why US pot smokers still have a record

Wed, 2014-01-29 18:21
Moves across the US to decriminalise or legalise marijuana have been gathering pace. But what happens to those who fell foul of laws now considered too tough?

In pictures: Tourism in Mali

Wed, 2014-01-29 18:16
Mali's historic sites hit by declining tourism

Why city life may be bad for you

Wed, 2014-01-29 18:13
Why city living may be damaging your health

VIDEO: Adult version of toy car takes to road

Wed, 2014-01-29 18:10
A roadworthy version of a children's toy car has been built.

Peanut allergy treatment 'a success'

Wed, 2014-01-29 18:01
Doctors say a potential treatment for peanut allergy has transformed the lives of children taking part in a large clinical trial.

Warming 'killing penguin chicks'

Wed, 2014-01-29 17:49
Rising temperatures are having a direct impact on Magellanic penguin chicks in Argentina, threatening the long-term survival of the species.

Vitamins ‘effective in helping ADHD’

Wed, 2014-01-29 17:48
Vitamins and minerals could be useful for treating ADHD, research suggests.

Simpsons star Shearer takes on Nixon

Wed, 2014-01-29 17:25
Simpsons star Harry Shearer on portraying Nixon

Ecuador ex-police chief held in US

Wed, 2014-01-29 16:59
Police in the US arrest former Ecuadorean police commander Edgar Vaca, accused of kidnapping and torturing left-wing rebels in the 1980s.

VIDEO: Obama takes Union message on tour

Wed, 2014-01-29 16:28
President Barack Obama has visited American businesses to promote his State of Union message.

VIDEO: Documentaries vying for Oscar glory

Wed, 2014-01-29 16:27
Talking Movies takes a look at the documentary features which will be battling it out at this year's Oscars

VIDEO: Life-size light display in Singapore

Wed, 2014-01-29 16:21
Chinese communities across the world are preparing to mark Chinese New Year, and the start of the year of the horse.

VIDEO: Secrets of flying snakes revealed

Wed, 2014-01-29 16:17
The mystery of how flying snakes stay aloft may have been solved by scientists.

VIDEO: Al-Shabab recruit: I was in it for money

Wed, 2014-01-29 16:16
A man claiming to be an al-Shabab fighter has told the BBC that he joined for the money.

Two-month deadline for in-app fees

Wed, 2014-01-29 16:12
Creators of mobile phone apps that sell in-app purchases are being given two months to comply with new guidelines issued by the Office of Fair Trading.

VIDEO: Reading the web in augmented reality

Wed, 2014-01-29 16:09
A prototype augmented reality system has been developed which allows users to interact with virtual objects, avatars and websites.

Man City best in the world, says Sherwood

Wed, 2014-01-29 16:07
Manchester City are playing the best football in the world, according to Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood.

VIDEO: Inmate portraits from behind bars

Wed, 2014-01-29 16:05
A collection of inmates' portraits from prison photo studios

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