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1 US and India sign space agreement
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-29439256
The space agencies of India and the US have signed an agreement on future co-operation at Mars and at Earth. The nations have just put satellites in orbit around the Red Planet, and plan a joint radar spacecraft to study our home world in 2020.
2 Free Images
http://pixabay.com/
Finding free images of high quality is a tedious task - due to copyright issues, attribution requirements, or simply the lack of quality. This inspired us to create Pixabay - a repository for stunning public domain pictures. Your source for free vectors, free drawings and free photos.
3 France Halloween: Town bans clowns after assaults
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-29846291
A mayor in the south of France has banned clown disguises for a month, starting on Halloween, after several violent incidents involving teenagers dressed as clowns. The ban is in force in Vendargues, a small town near Montpellier.
4 'In-flight anomaly' on Virgin SpaceShipTwo
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-29857182
Virgin Galactic says that its SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft has suffered an "in-flight anomaly". The craft was being tested in the Mojave Desert region of California. Virgin Galactic said it would issue a fuller statement shortly.
5 What We Are Seeing With Drupal SA 2014-005
https://www.getpantheon.com/blog/what-we-are-seeing-drupal-sa-2014-005
It's been 24 hours since Drupal SA-CORE-2014-005 was announced, and we are already beginning to see attacks in the wild. As a platform with 10s of 1000s of Drupal sites, we have a unique perspective on the problem.
6 Learning from hackers a week after the Drupal SQL Injection announcement
https://www.acquia.com/blog/learning-hackers-week-after-drupal-sql-injection-announcement
Since October 15th, hackers have been busy coming up with creative ways to exploit the SQL Injection in Drupal 7 sites revealed by SA-CORE-2014-005. A week has already passed, and attacks are still ongoing.
7 Millions of websites hit by Drupal hack attack
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-29846539
Up to 12 million websites may have been compromised by attackers who took advantage of a bug in the widely used Drupal software. The sites use Drupal to manage web content and images, text and video.
8 Lavish praise from teachers 'does not help pupils'
http://www.bbc.com/news/education-29838029
Teachers who give struggling pupils "lavish praise" could make them even less likely to succeed, research into classroom tactics has suggested. The Sutton Trust education charity has warned that many strategies used by teachers have no evidence to show that they really work.
9 Corinthians fans get chance to offer eternal support
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-29844654
Brazilian football club Corinthians is to open a cemetery for supporters who want to be buried close to their favourite players. Fans will be able to choose from up to 70,000 plots at the "Corinthians Forever" cemetery near Sao Paulo.
10 Na mieste bývalej Kežmarskej chaty našli pôvodnú tabuľu
http://poprad.korzar.sme.sk/c/7463305/na-mieste-byvalej-kezmarskej-chaty-nasli-povodnu-tabulu.html
TATRY. Po tom, ako bol vybraný nový projekt na budúcu podobu Kežmarskej chaty, sa aktivisti rozhodli pohnúť sa opäť o krôčik dopredu. Pokúsili sa vyčistiť lokalitu Bieleho plesa. Pomocnú ruku podali aj okoloidúci turisti. Čistenie sa nezaobišlo bez unikátných nálezov.
11 Is the traditional metal key becoming obsolete?
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-29817520
Since the Pharaohs, people have been using keys to lock things up. The metal key has proved remarkably resilient, but as electronic locking devices become ever-more popular, are the days of the humble key numbered?
12 No link between tough penalties and drug use - report
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-29824764
There is "no obvious" link between tough laws and levels of illegal drug use, a government report has found. Liberal Democrat Home Office minister Norman Baker said the report, comparing the UK with other countries, should end "mindless rhetoric" on drugs policy.
13 Researchers Have Found That Plants Know They Are Being Eaten
http://www.businessinsider.com/plants-know-they-are-being-eaten-2014-10
Vegetarians and vegans pay heed: New research shows plants know when they're being eaten. And they don't like it.
14 The Leonardo hidden from Hitler in case it gave him magic powers
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-29815227
One of the world's most famous self-portraits is going on rare public display in the northern Italian city of Turin. Very little is known about the 500-year-old, fragile, fading red chalk drawing of Leonardo da Vinci but some believe it has mystical powers.
15 Unexpected ways to wake up your brain
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-29817519
Tea or coffee is often the favoured brew for those who are tired and in need of a caffeine boost. But is this really the best way to make ourselves more alert? Michael Mosley tested caffeine against some unlikely alternatives - sage, fudge, chewing gum and electric shocks.
16 Burkina Faso protesters storm parliament
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-29831262
Protesters angry at plans to allow Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year-rule have stormed parliament in the capital, Ouagadougou. The military has opened fire in an attempt to disperse the protesters, a BBC reporter in the city says.
17 The nuclear attack on the UK that never happened
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-29804446
In 1982, a secret Home Office exercise tested the UK's capacity to rebuild after a massive nuclear attack. Files recently released at the National Archives detail one short-lived proposal to recruit psychopaths to help keep order.
18 Money in politics: More than a game
http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-echochambers-29821328
Imagine the US map as a giant board game. Electoral Risk, let's call it Scattered across the country are key territories to control - Georgia, Colorado, Iowa, Oregon. Instead of armies, players move stacks of money from state to state.
19 Sonic booms: Who foots the bill when buildings go bang?
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-28524705
1 August 2014 Last updated at 07:01 ET Sonic booms: Who foots the bill when buildings go bang? BBC News Could a sonic boom really stop a cow produci
20 Neknominate victim Issac Richardson drank 30 units in two minutes
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-29821409
The death of a man who drank about 30 units of alcohol in two minutes after being dared as part of the Neknominate craze has been ruled as accidental. Issac Richardson, 20, collapsed at a hostel in Woolwich, south-east London, after drinking a concoction of wine, vodka, beer and whiskey.

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