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1 Monkey leaders and followers have 'specialised brains'
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-29013592
Monkeys at the top and bottom of the social pecking order have physically different brains, research has found. The study suggests that primate brains, including ours, can be specialised for life at either end of the hierarchy.
2 Steven Sotloff: Islamic State 'kills US hostage'
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-29038217
An Islamic State video has appeared which purports to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist being held hostage by the militants. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said US officials were checking the reports.
3 Flickr: Internet Archive Book Images' Photostream
https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/
4 Limits to Growth was right. New research shows we're nearing collapse
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/sep/02/limits-to-growth-was-right-new-research-shows-were-nearing-collapse/print
The 1972 book Limits to Growth, which predicted our civilisation would probably collapse some time this century, has been criticised as doomsday fantasy since it was published. Back in 2002, self-styled environmental expert Bjorn Lomborg consigned it to the “dustbin of history”.
5 Daniel Suarez (author)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Suarez_(author)
Daniel Suarez (born December 21, 1964)[1] is an American information technology consultant turned author. He initially published under the pseudonym Leinad Zeraus[2] (his name spelled backwards). His career as an author began with a pair of techno-thriller novels.
6 Dan Brown
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_Brown
Dan Brown (born June 22, 1964) is an American author of thriller fiction, best known for the 2003 bestselling novel, The Da Vinci Code.
7 Stará Lesná
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star%C3%A1_Lesn%C3%A1
Stará Lesná or "Old Forest" is a village and municipality in Kežmarok District in the Prešov Region in north-central Slovakia. Stará Lesná is located in an area traditionally known as Spiš and it is situated within the Slovak Tourism Region of the Tatras.
8 Neanderthal 'artwork' found in Gibraltar cave
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-28967746
Mounting evidence suggests Neanderthals were not the brutes they were characterised as decades ago. But art, a high expression of abstract thought, was long considered to be the exclusive preserve of our own species.
9 Uber banned in Germany by Frankfurt court
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-29027803
Car pick-up service Uber has been banned across Germany. It has emerged that the firm was told last week that it could no longer take passengers and faced a fine if it did so.
10 Google 'discourages' users of old browsers
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-29012038
Google has started showing old versions of its search page to people using out-of-date versions of some web browsers. At the weekend, many people reported in a Google forum they were seeing 2013 versions of the Google and image search homepages when using older browsers.
11 Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-28951095
American writer Ernest Hemingway had close links with Paris. He first lived there in 1920 and played a marginal, much-mythologised, role in the 1944 liberation of the city. But now, 70 years on, memories of the author are starting to fade.
12 About WildLeaks
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13 Writing Skills
http://xkcd.com/1414/
14 Walking New York
http://what-if.xkcd.com/110/
15 Universal Converter Box
http://xkcd.com/1406/
16 Query
http://xkcd.com/1409/
17 Into the Blue
http://what-if.xkcd.com/109/
18 Loop
http://xkcd.com/1411/
19 Suddenly Popular
http://xkcd.com/1413/
20 Explore the geysers and waterfalls of Iceland on Google Maps
http://google-latlong.blogspot.be/2014/08/explore-geysers-and-waterfalls-of.html
In his book Tales of Iceland, Stephen Markley wrote, “The problem with driving around Iceland is that you’re basically confronted by a new soul-enriching, breath-taking, life-affirming natural sight every five... minutes. It’s totally exhausting.

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