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1 Cops crewmember accidently killed by police during robbery
A crew member on an US police reality TV show has been shot and killed after Nebraska police opened fire on a robbery suspect. Bryce Dion, 38, was wearing a bulletproof vest but the bullet that hit him "slipped into a gap" in the arm and entered his chest, police said.
2 Mouse memories 'flipped' from fearful to cheerful
By artificially activating circuits in the brain, scientists have turned negative memories into positive ones. They gave mice bad memories of a place, then made them good - or vice versa - without returning to that place.
3 Matterhorn Ultraks 2013
Over 25'000 CHF of prizes to win... even if you don't get first! You are interested to work in the backstage of the Matterhorn Ultraks adventure?
4 Arizona shooting: Girl, nine, kills gun instructor
A nine year-old girl in the US has killed her shooting instructor by accident while being shown how to use a high-powered submachine gun. The instructor was giving the girl a lesson at a shooting range in Arizona when the recoil from the automatic fire caused her to lose control of the Uzi.
5 Winchester woman finds 3ft wasp nest on bed
A Hampshire pest controller said he took on "the biggest job of his career", after being called to deal with a nest of more than 5,000 wasps. John Birkett, of Longwood Services Pest Control, said removing the 3ft (91cm) nest from a bed in Winchester was his most unusual job in 45 years.
6 The last Armenians of Myanmar
One of the oldest churches in Myanmar, also known as Burma, is struggling to keep going - its congregation only occasionally reaches double figures. But the opening up of the country to outside investment and tourism is offering new hope.
7 Life in super slow-motion
With every flap, its wings bend, flex and change shape. These subtle movements precisely control the lift its wings generate, making it an excellent hoverer.
8 Indian girl, 7, survives being buried alive
A seven-year-old Indian girl who was allegedly buried alive by relatives in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh has been rescued by a villager. Police say relatives first tried to strangle her and then left her to die in a shallow grave. It is unclear why.
9 Scientists sniffing out the Western allergy epidemic
One in three of us is allergic. From grass pollen to latex, peanuts to pets, allergies send 20,000 of people in England to hospital every year. But generations before did not suffer from this epidemic, so what is it that's making us so allergic in our modern world?
10 Michael Brown 'no angel' controversy
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.
11 The parenting lessons to be taken from movies
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.
12 Lockheed Martin in space junk deal with Australian firm
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.
13 When Chinese children forget how to write
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.
14 The etiquette of reclining seats on flights
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.
15 Push to ordain Mormon women leads to excommunication
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.
16 The Global Brain
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.
17 Siri’s Inventors Are Building a Radical New AI That Does Anything You Ask
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.
18 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.
19 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.
20 Indian woman kills leopard that attacked her
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.


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