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"I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the Earth might be killed, but enough men capable of thinking, and enough books, would be left to start again, and civilization could be restored."

—Albert Einstein (1875-1955) German-born American theoretical physicist, theories of relativity, philosopher


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VIDEO: Battling the best Segway polo teams  Mon, 04 May 2015 07:24:34 GMT
BBC Click challenge some of the world's best players of Segway polo. 
Silicon Valley's Dave Goldberg dies  Sat, 02 May 2015 19:30:06 GMT
Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Goldberg, husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, dies aged 47, his family says. 
Author Ruth Rendell dies aged 85  Sat, 02 May 2015 15:18:51 GMT
Best-selling crime writer Ruth Rendell has died aged 85, her publisher says. 
Russia ballet great Plisetskaya dies  Sat, 02 May 2015 21:16:17 GMT
Russian ballet legend Maya Plisetskaya - who captivated audiences around the world - has died in Germany, aged 89, the director of the Bolshoi Theatre says. 
Wildlife drop 'may empty landscape'  Fri, 01 May 2015 23:01:52 GMT
About 60% of the world's largest herbivores are at risk of extinction, according to research by an international team. 
Why some quakes are worse than others  Fri, 01 May 2015 22:28:58 GMT
Why is it that two apparently similar earthquakes can have such different outcomes in terms of the number of people killed and the damage that results? 
US says 'No' to modifying embryo DNA  Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:19:14 GMT
Modifying the DNA of embryos is a "line that should not be crossed" and poses serious safety and ethical issues, a leading figure in US research says. 
3D windpipe 'saves children's lives'  Fri, 01 May 2015 11:47:22 GMT
Three babies have been saved from a life-threatening condition by using 3D printed windpipe splints to help them breathe, a pilot study reveals. 
Murray wins first clay-court title  Mon, 04 May 2015 14:01:45 GMT
British number one Andy Murray wins his first clay-court title, beating German Philipp Kohlschreiber in the Munich Open final. 
Graves 'gave West Indies team talk'  Mon, 04 May 2015 07:33:07 GMT
ECB chairman-elect Colin Graves's "mediocre" comments before the Test series was "not ideal timing", says England captain Alastair Cook. 
What happened when an anti-Semite found he was Jewish?  Sun, 03 May 2015 23:13:04 GMT
Csanad Szegedi was once a far-right politician and the deputy leader of Hungary's radical nationalist Jobbik party. Then he discovered he was Jewish, and everything changed. 
Has chess got anything to do with war?  Sun, 03 May 2015 22:51:53 GMT
From ancient India to the computer age, the military has used chess as both a metaphor and even as training for warfare. 
Damascus reopens popular train route  Fri, 01 May 2015 21:42:19 GMT
A popular narrow-gauge train service is relaunched in Damascus - in a reminder of better days in the war-torn Syrian capital. 
Iceland offers 'human search engine'  Fri, 01 May 2015 15:03:02 GMT
Iceland launches a "human search engine" staffed by seven people called Gudmundur. 
Two killed in Burundi protests  Mon, 04 May 2015 14:05:50 GMT
Two people are killed in renewed protests in Burundi against President Pierre Nkurunziza's re-election bid, a BBC reporter at scene says. 
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