'It's a witch-hunt': Rebekah Brooks charged "Mrs Brooks, her husband, Charlie, and four current and former employees of News International were charged with conspiring to pervert the course of justice, a charge that carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment."
On censorship "You will even find people who will give you the argument that censorship is good for artists because it challenges their imagination. This is like arguing that if you cut a man's arms off you can praise him for learning to write with a pen held between his teeth." (Salman Rushdie)
New trial seeks to stop Alzheimer's before it starts "Most participants will come from the world's largest family to experience Alzheimer's, an extended clan of 5,000 people who live in Medellín, Colombia, and remote mountain villages outside that city. Family members with a specific genetic mutation begin showing cognitive impairment around age 45."
A case for genetic Jewishness "For a Jewish genetics researcher, being told in print that 'Hitler would certainly have been very pleased' by your work can't be pleasant. But that's what happened to Harry Ostrer."
Star City (image gallery exploring the incredible, fully-functioning Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan)
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