"The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use?"
—Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) American pioneer in self-improvement
- Google backs down over Blogger porn Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:33:51 GMT
- Google has changed its mind about forcing sexually explicit blogs on its Blogger platform to become private.
- Obama leads Leonard Nimoy tributes Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:55:57 GMT
- President Obama is among those paying tribute to Leonard Nimoy, the Star Trek actor who has died aged 83, saying: "I loved Spock."
- Turkish author Yasar Kemal dies Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:59:00 GMT
- One of Turkey's best-known writers, Yasar Kemal, 92, dies in an Istanbul hospital following respiratory and organ failure.
- 'Exquisite' gravity probe leaves UK Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:54:23 GMT
- UK industry completes construction of the modules that make up the Lisa Pathfinder satellite - a remarkable probe that will test the key technologies needed to detect gravitational waves in space.
- Wheat present in UK 'for 8,000 years' Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:23:25 GMT
- Fragments of wheat DNA suggest wheat was present in Britain 8,000 years ago, long before it was grown by British farmers.
- Distinct ME stages found, says study Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:31:15 GMT
- Scientists say they have found distinct changes in the immune systems of patients with ME or chronic fatigue syndrome, which could lead to better diagnosis and treatment.
- Cut music to 'an hour a day' - WHO Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:27:20 GMT
- People should listen to music for no more than one hour a day to protect their hearing, the World Health Organization suggests.
- Spurs wanted me as boss - Mourinho Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:16:25 GMT
- Jose Mourinho reveals ahead of Sunday's Capital One Cup final that Spurs approached him for the manager's job in 2007.
- 'No mistake' over Brown red card Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:00:11 GMT
- Sunderland defender Wes Brown's red card at Manchester United was not a case of mistaken identity, says a referees' body.
- Singapore at 50: From swamp to skyscrapers Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:33:36 GMT
- Fifty years ago Singapore gained independence - it became one of the region's leading economies thanks to immigrants like Sharanjit Leyl's grandfather.
- The 30-day worm and cricket diet Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:10:22 GMT
- A US student is just finishing a 30-day diet in which he has eaten insects three times a day - and he says they're much better than you might think.
- Dutch town terrorised by rogue owl Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:36:41 GMT
- Residents of the Dutch town of Purmerend are advised to take umbrellas out at night after a rogue owl leaves man requiring stitches to head wounds.
- Rare bear cub found outside circus Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:12:51 GMT
- A rare two-week-old Asiatic black bear cub is found abandoned in a box outside a Russian circus.
- Rwanda urged to take BBC to court Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:33:39 GMT
- An inquiry in Rwanda urges the government to initiate criminal and civil proceedings against the BBC for a documentary about the 1994 genocide.
- US-Bangladesh writer hacked to death Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:16:00 GMT
- A US-Bangladeshi blogger whose campaigning for a secular society in Bangladesh angered Islamists is hacked to death on a street in the capital Dhaka.