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1 Shut Up, Devil! App | The Power to Silence Your Pocket
The power to silence Satan ... in your pocket! Common categories and an app-wide search make it easy to find the Scriptures you need, when you need them.
2 Millions of historic images posted to Flickr
An American academic is creating a searchable database of 12 million historic copyright-free images. Kalev Leetaru has already uploaded 2.6 million pictures to Flickr, which are searchable thanks to tags that have been automatically added.
3 Has the flawed password system finally had its day?
Passwords are a pain. We choose simple words that are easy to remember, but equally easy for hackers to guess. Yet we still forget them. And they also get stolen with alarming frequency.
4 The millionaires who rescue people at sea
A philanthropist couple have launched what they say is the world's first privately funded vessel to help migrants in trouble at sea. But can one ship really help the thousands of people who try to cross the Mediterranean each year?
5 Rotherham child abusers 'brazen', says care home worker
A former Rotherham care home worker has told the BBC how girls as young as 11 were "brazenly" groomed and abused in the South Yorkshire town. The man, who worked at children's homes for four years, said girls would be picked up by taxis and abusers made "no attempts to disguise" their actions.
6 DNA reveals history of vanished 'Paleo-Eskimos'
DNA sequences from living and ancient inhabitants show a single influx from Siberia produced all the "Paleo-Eskimo" cultures, which died out 700 years ago. Modern-day Inuit and Native Americans arose from separate migrations.
7 Gold bullion worth £10,000 buried on Folkestone beach
A gold-rush has started at a beach in Kent where a German artist buried £10,000 worth of bullion as part of an arts festival. Michael Sailstorfer has hidden 30 24-carat gold bars on Folkestone's Outer Harbour beach. More than 150 people started digging for gold when low tide exposed the beach.
8 Why does Isis hate us so much?
When it comes to the totalitarian rebellions against liberal societies throughout history, sophisticated people have very often failed to grasp what goes on in the minds of the fanatic. Back in the 1930s, attempts to explain fascism famously tripped up many leading intellectuals of the time.
9 You Can Learn Anything
Khan Academy is on a mission to unlock the world's potential. Most people think their intelligence is fixed. The science says it’s not. It starts with knowing you can learn anything. Join the movement at
10 In America, children come to guns early
This week, a nine-year-old girl firing an Uzi submachine gun accidentally shot to death her weapons instructor. Not all Americans grow up shooting guns - but those who do often start young. When he was five years old, Dan Baum started shooting guns.
11 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.
12 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.
13 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?
14 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.
15 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.
16 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.
17 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.
18 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.
19 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?
20 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.


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