Inactive Volcano Booms to Life in Chile

A volcano in Chile that had been inactive for over 50 years suddenly erupted twice in the space of hours, blasting huge clouds of ash into the air and forcing the evacuation of around 5,000 people.

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Why do we Torture?

The release of a damning congressional report on CIA torture programs during the "war against terror" from 2002 to 2008 has raised questions about this practice. 

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Latest in Bicycle Safety Technology

When Volvo recently launched a new product aimed at making bikers more visible to vehicles, some in the bike world barked, saying that Volvo was blaming the victims instead of the drivers of their cars

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Evidence of Pre-Columbus Trade in Alaska

Bronze artefacts discovered in a 1,000-year-old house in Alaska suggest trade was occurring between East Asia and the New World centuries before the voyages of Columbus.

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