"The book is here to stay. What we're doing is symbolic of the peaceful coexistence of the book and the computer."
—Vartan Gregorian President, NY Public Library
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- VIDEO: Star Trek star Takei's life on film Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:53:52 GMT
- Star Trek star George Takei talks about being his childhood experience of living in an internment camp during World War Two.
- VIDEO: Turkish PM scores football hat-trick Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:28:06 GMT
- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has scored three goals in an exhibition match to open a new stadium in Istanbul.
- VIDEO: Trying to return MH17 victims home Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:32:16 GMT
- A team of Dutch forensic investigators will again try to access the Malaysia Airlines wreckage site in eastern Ukraine.
- VIDEO: War nightmares of Syrian children Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:25:21 GMT
- Millions of Syrian children are caught up in the conflict
- Eggshells may act like 'sunblock' Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:17:10 GMT
- Birds' eggs show adaptations in pigment concentration and thickness to allow the right amount of sun for embryos, scientists say.
- Gherkin skyscraper put up for sale Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:56:02 GMT
- London's Gherkin skyscraper is put up for sale, with interest expected from Chinese, other Asian, and US buyers.
- Bank of England bonus clawback plan Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:14:10 GMT
- The Bank of England is expected to unveil on Wednesday a plan which may see rule-breaking bankers return bonuses up to seven years after being awarded them.
- Kurdish oil tanker in US seizure Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:13:20 GMT
- An oil tanker carrying $100m of Iraqi Kurdish oil off the coast of Texas is set to be seized by US marshals after a judge approved a seizure request from the Iraqi government.
- OKCupid experiments with 'bad' matches Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:47:43 GMT
- Dating website OKCupid reveals that it experimented on its users, including putting the "wrong" people together to see if they would connect.
- Android ID flaw exposes smartphones Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:00:30 GMT
- A security firm warns of a flaw in the way Android ID checks apps that puts thousands of smartphones and tablets at risk.
- Government ends prison guitar ban Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:21:56 GMT
- A ban on steel-string guitars in prison cells in England and Wales is reversed after a campaign by rock stars including Billy Bragg and Johnny Marr.
- Anderson 'stellar' in Streetcar Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:36:43 GMT
- Critics say Gillian Anderson gives the performance of her career in A Streetcar Named Desire at London's Young Vic.
- 'Quantum Cheshire Cat' observed Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:36:04 GMT
- Scientists have separated a particle from one of its physical properties - proving a theory known as the "quantum Cheshire Cat".
- How faces drive first impressions Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:23:36 GMT
- UK scientists model the physical attributes that underpin our social judgements about strangers.