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1 Graphene shows promise for bulletproof armour
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-30246089
The "wonder material" graphene could be used to make bulletproof armour. US researchers carried out miniature ballistic tests by firing tiny silica spheres at sheets of graphene.
2 Man injured by Amsterdam pop-up toilet
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-30254888
A man in the Dutch city of Amsterdam has been injured after a pop-up public toilet sunk into the ground emerged unexpectedly. The man was hit by a moped which was thrown up in the air as the so-called UriLift toilet suddenly rose up. He is being treated in hospital for minor injuries.
3 Myles Bradbury: Cambridge paedophile doctor 'had 170,000 images'
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-30243290
Myles Bradbury, 41, of Herringswell, Suffolk, admitted abusing 18 children in his care at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, between 2009 and 2013. Cambridge Crown Court heard the pen carried 170,425 images of "boys partially clothed... none indecent".
4 Japan paper Yomiuri Shimbun retracts 'sex slaves' references
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30241569
Japan's biggest newspaper has issued a controversial apology for using the term "sex slaves" when referring to women who worked in brothels set up for Japanese soldiers in World War Two. Yomiuri Shimbun said its English version should not have used the phrase as it implied the women were coerced.
5 Immigration: David Cameron outlines benefit restrictions
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-30224493
The prime minister has set out plans to curb welfare benefits for migrants from the EU. David Cameron said EU migrants should have to wait at least four years before receiving benefits such as tax credits or council houses.
6 How Korea helped prostitutes work at US bases
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-30212673
More than 120 former prostitutes who worked near a US military base in South Korea are going to court to seek compensation from the Korean government. They say the authorities actively facilitated their work - and that the system has left them in poverty now that they are old.
7 Google should be broken up, say European MPs
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-30228279
The European Parliament has voted in favour of breaking Google up, as a solution to complaints that it favours is own services in search results. Politicians have no power to enforce a break-up, but the landmark vote sends a clear message to European regulators to get tough on the net giant.
8 Top Questions
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15 votes 8 answers 799 views Best tool to create ebooks? software tools ebook 22h ago R.K.
9 How I drank urine and bat blood to survive
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-30046426
Mauro Prosperi was 39 years old when he took part in the 1994 Marathon des Sables - a six-day, 250km (155-mile) race through the Sahara described as the toughest race of its kind. Following a sandstorm, the former Olympic pentathlete was lost in the desert for 10 days. Here he tells his story.
10 Phil Hughes: Australian batsman dies, aged 25
http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/cricket/30219440
Australia Test batsman Phil Hughes has died, officials say, two days after being hit on the head by a ball. Australia team doctor Peter Brukner said he never regained consciousness and died in hospital in Sydney.
11 Comet landing: UK team's data bonanza from Philae
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-30209533
UK Researchers received "rich" data from the Philae lander just before its power died. Scientists say they may have detected what might be complex carbon compounds on the surface of the comet the craft landed on two weeks ago.
12 Shakespeare Folio found in French library
http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-30206476
A rare and valuable Shakespeare First Folio, regarded as the most important book in English literature, has been discovered in a small French town. The book had lain undisturbed in a library in Saint-Omer, near Calais in northern France, for 200 years.
13 Population bottleneck
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Population_bottleneck
A population bottleneck is a sharp reduction in the size of a population due to environmental events (such as earthquakes, floods, fires, or droughts) or human activities (such as Genocide). Such events can reduce the variation in the gene pool of a population.
14 Geo-engineering: Climate fixes 'could harm billions'
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-30197085
Schemes to tackle climate change could prove disastrous for billions of people, but might be required for the good of the planet, scientists say. That is the conclusion of a new set of studies into what's become known as geo-engineering.
15 Background Screens
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17 Physical Salary
http://what-if.xkcd.com/118/
18 Goce gravity map traces ocean circulation
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-30191584
Scientists have produced what they say is the most accurate space view yet of global ocean currents and the speed at which they move. The information has been drawn from a range of satellites, but in particular from the European Space Agency's Goce mission.
19 Ferguson shooting: More than 2,200 National Guard troops sent in
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-30203526
The US state of Missouri has ordered more troops to the Ferguson area to quell unrest after a policeman was cleared over Michael Brown's killing. State governor Jay Nixon said 2,200 National Guard would be deployed in and around the St Louis suburb on Tuesday.
20 Lee Rigby murder: Internet firms must do more on terror, says PM
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-30200311
The big internet companies have a "social responsibility" to act on terrorist material posted online, Prime Minister David Cameron has said. It comes after a report into Fusilier Lee Rigby's murder found one of his killers spoke online about murdering a soldier five months before the attack.

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