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Transport officials in Pennsylvania have released footage of the moment a man fell from a subway platform in Philadelphia on Wednesday - and was rescued by a passerby. Charles Collins jumped onto the track to drag Alfred McNamee to safety.
Explore poison's paradoxical roles in nature, human health, and myth. For the latest photos, videos and more!...
For the first time, there are more black Uber cars on the streets of New York City than traditional yellow taxis, figures have revealed. The New York Taxi and Limousine Commission said there were 14,088 registered Uber cars compared with 13,587 yellow cabs.
An award known as "the Nobel Prize for water" has been given to an Indian campaigner who has brought water to 1,000 villages. The judges of the Stockholm Water Prize say his methods have also prevented floods, restored soil and rivers, and brought back wildlife...
When Apple started selling its iPhone 5S with a Touch ID fingerprint reading sensor, all of us entered the biometric age a bit. Apple acquired the technology when it purchased AuthenTec in 2012.
Toyota's new Prius Solution reduces its driver's carbon footprint to zero by impaling them through the lungs with spikes as soon as they get in the car...
Web users who choose to move to the desolate village are guaranteed an environment free from Google products and natural light from the sun.
The Shroud of Turin returns to public display at the city's cathedral on Sunday after a break of five years. The 4.4-metre-long (14-ft) cloth will be on show until 24 June...
Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, the Italian coastguard says. So far 28 people have been rescued.
Einstein's death 60 years ago was just the start of a strange journey for the most prized part of his anatomy, his brain. Stored in jars and on slides, it is still inspiring awe and scholarly research...
US regulators' sluggishness over drone testing could be an opportunity for the UK, a leading academic has said. The comments came after Amazon told a US Senate committee that the country's reticence was holding it back...
The zebras escaped from Koningslo, south-west of Vilvoorde and immediately made for Schaarbeek before arriving at the City of Brussels.
The number of used wet wipes littering UK beaches has increased by 50% in the last year, according to the Marine Conservation Society. This is because many people put them down the toilet instead of in the bin, said the MCS.
It's a technological arms race, pure and simple. That's how Jamie Bartlett, author of The Dark Net, sums up the constantly evolving battle in cyberspace between terrorists and the intelligence agencies trying to discover their hidden communications...
The Maven mission observed these "Christmas lights" for five days leading up to 25 December last year. Scientists have also discovered a dust cloud at high altitude, which does not match predictions...
According to the data, those of Celtic ancestry in Scotland and Cornwall are more similar to the English than they are to other Celtic groups. The study also describes distinct genetic differences across the UK, which reflect regional identities.
UK research into digital cash could get a £10m boost from government. The plan to funnel cash into the "opportunities and challenges" of digital currencies such as bitcoin were announced in the budget...
Uber's "low-cost" UberPop service has been banned in Germany after a court decided it contravened transport laws. Judges imposed fines of €250,000 (£181,000) for each violation of the order...

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