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1 Michael Brown 'no angel' controversy
http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-echochambers-28929087
The New York Times is under fire for its profile of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was shot to death by police in Ferguson, Missouri, on 9 August. The article, which was published on Sunday, the day before Mr Brown's funeral, paints an intimate portrait of his life.
2 The parenting lessons to be taken from movies
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-28942127
It is 50 years since Mary Poppins appeared on cinema screens. The film presented a very particular view of middle-class family life, but have movies influenced how people think about parenting? Mary Poppins taught parents many things.
3 Lockheed Martin in space junk deal with Australian firm
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-28948367
US defence giant Lockheed Martin has struck a deal with an Australian technology firm to track space debris that can damage satellites. It has signed a "strategic co-operation agreement" with Canberra-based Electro Optic Systems (EOS) to build a new tracking station in Western Australia.
4 When Chinese children forget how to write
http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-china-blog-28599392
In China, it takes blood, sweat and months of studying dictionaries to become a Character Hero. Millions tune in every week to watch teenagers compete for the title. Character Hero is a Chinese-style spelling bee, but in this challenge, young contestants must write Chinese characters by hand.
5 The etiquette of reclining seats on flights
http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-28943131
A US flight had to be diverted after one passenger prevented another from reclining her seat, according to reports. When is it acceptable to lean back at 30,000ft, asks Jon Kelly.
6 Push to ordain Mormon women leads to excommunication
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-28890069
Kate Kelly stands frozen at an empty intersection in Salt Lake City. There is no traffic coming in either direction. But if Ms Kelly thinks she's an obedient Mormon, her Church leadership does not. She was excommunicated in June for founding a campaign to ordain women to the priesthood.
7 The Global Brain
http://viv.ai/
Viv radically simplifies the world by providing an intelligent interface to everything. Viv is a global platform that enables developers to plug into and create an intelligent, conversational interface to anything.
8 Siri’s Inventors Are Building a Radical New AI That Does Anything You Ask
http://www.wired.com/2014/08/viv
When Apple announced the iPhone 4S on October 4, 2011, the headlines were not about its speedy A5 chip or improved camera. Instead they focused on an unusual new feature: an intelligent assistant, dubbed Siri.
9 Childhood amnesia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Childhood_amnesia
Changes in encoding, storage and retrieval of memories during early childhood are all important when considering childhood amnesia.[10] Research shows differences between gender and culture, which is implicated in the development of language.
10 List of cognitive biases
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cognitive_biases
Cognitive biases are tendencies to think in certain ways. Cognitive biases can lead to systematic deviations from a standard of rationality or good judgment, and are often studied in psychology and behavioral economics.
11 Indian woman kills leopard that attacked her
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-28941519
An Indian woman armed only with farm tools is stable in hospital after killing a leopard that attacked her. Kamla Devi, 56, sustained multiple bites, cuts and fractures during the half-hour battle.
12 Air rage over knee defender causes US flight to divert
http://www.bbc.com/news/28942485
A US airliner has been diverted after a row broke out over one passenger's use of a device to prevent the seat in front of him from reclining. A male and female passenger were involved in a heated dispute on Sunday, after the male passenger attached a Knee Defender to his seat.
13 Drupal Jobs
https://jobs.drupal.org/
Skip to main content To Drupal.
14 Libya crisis: US 'caught off-guard' by air strikes
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-28933070
US officials say Egypt and the UAE were behind air strikes in Libya last week that targeted Islamist-linked militia. The air strikes on militia positions around Tripoli's international airport were reportedly carried out by Emirati fighter jets using bases in Egypt.
15 Dit is Vlaanderen
http://www.ditisvlaanderen.be/
Huisstijl-implementatiesessies worden... Momenteel wordt er druk gewerkt aan de afwerking...
16 Vlaanderen Webstijlgids
http://webstijlgids.vlaanderen.be/
Onze nieuwe huisstijl maakt Vlaanderen herkenbaar voor burgers en bedrijven. De stijlkeuze die u als entiteit maakte, wilt u uiteraard niet enkel offline toepassen. Ook uw digitale communicatiekanalen worden in een nieuw jasje gestoken.
17 James Foley sent memorised letter home via released hostage
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-28927568
The family of the kidnapped American journalist killed by Islamic State militants last week have posted a letter they say he sent while in captivity, via a fellow hostage. James Foley was unable to write letters to his family because they were confiscated by his jailers.
18 Borrow a boyfriend: Could you share your partner?
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-28855402
When presenter Mariella Frostrup's husband pulled out of a family holiday because of work, instead of going on her own with her children, she found another man to travel with - the partner of her best friend.
19 ★Aviation: If a large plane lands somewhere from which it's not able to take off again, how is the plane removed?
http://www.quora.com/Aviation/If-a-large-plane-lands-somewhere-from-which-its-not-able-to-take-off-again-how-is-the-plane-removed
In 1997, a Saudi Airlines 747 landed at the wrong airport in India - it was supposed to land at Madras International Airport but ended up touching down at a nearby Indian air force base instead. The pilot simply saw and aimed for the wrong runway.
20 ★Why do some people not want children?
http://www.quora.com/Why-do-some-people-not-want-children
There are updates to this page that haven't been applied because you've entered text. Refresh this page to see updates. Why do I need to sign in? Quora is a knowledge-sharing community that depends on everyone being able to pitch in when they know something.

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