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Who, What, Why: How Do You Get Your Face on the Dollar?
Offbeat  (tags: currency, dollar, USA )

Ray
- 10 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
President Barack Obama has endorsed a young girl's suggestion to feature a woman on printed US currency. But what does it take to get a new face on a $5, or even $50 bill, asks Debbie Siegelbaum.
Astronomers Weigh Up Milky Way
Science & Tech  (tags: space, scientists, astronomy, Milky Way )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
The Milky Way is lighter than astronomers previously thought, researchers have concluded. A team of scientists led by the University of Edinburgh found it has about half the mass of a neighbouring galaxy, known as Andromeda.
Nearly 2 Mn Young Adults in England Still Live With Parents - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Politics, UK )

Ray
- 2 days ago - rt.com
An estimated 1.97 million people aged between 20-34 still live with their parents in England - a quarter being in long-term employment, data collected by the UK's leading housing & homelessness charity Shelter has revealed.
The Prisoners of War Who Grew 33,000 Lettuces
Offbeat  (tags: ww1, food, POW )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
When thousands of British men were interned in Germany at the start of World War One, they rolled up their sleeves and made the best of it. In their prison camp on the River Spree in Berlin,
'Pea-Sized Brain Hub Could Shed Light on Depression'
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, brain hub, health, depression )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists say a part of the brain, smaller than a pea, triggers the instinctive feeling that something bad is about to happen.
MPs Bicker Over IPCC Report on Causes of Climate Change
Offbeat  (tags: Politics, climate-change, IPCC, report, UK )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
MPs have endorsed the findings of a UN climate panel that says humans are the dominant cause of global warming.
Koala Named Timberwolf After Queensland Car Ride
Offbeat  (tags: Animal, Koala, Car, Queensland, Australia )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A koala in Australia has had a lucky escape surviving a 54.5 mile (88km) ride clinging to the bottom of a car.
Anatomy of Female Genital Mutilation
Offbeat  (tags: Anatomy, female, sex, FGM, health )

Ray
- 4 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The world could put a stop to female genital mutilation (FGM) within a generation, international leaders and campaigners say. (This report contains graphic descriptions of the practices involved).
The Tunnels That House Goering's Wine Collection
Offbeat  (tags: Drink, Wine, Private Collection, Herman Goering )

Ray
- 4 days ago - bbc.co.uk
It's not only Ukraine that has been moving towards a closer relationship with the European Union. Moldova too has reached out to Brussels but Russia has responded by targeting its vineyards, which have an intriguing past.
South Sudan's Food Crisis 'Worst in the World' - UN
Offbeat  (tags: Food crisis, catastrophic, Unicef, South Sudan )

Ray
- 6 days ago - bbc.co.uk
South Sudan's food crisis is the worst in the world, the UN Security Council has warned, calling for urgent action.
 
 
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