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  • How animals deal with infection
    Animals-diaalnews.com 2014-08-08 01:44:07 UTC
    <strong>Other species evolved clever ways to protect themselves from catching illness long before we developed treatments. What do they do?</strong> Humans are constantly at war with disease. We lob antibiotic missiles at bacteria and toss vacc...
  • Splendour in the vines: How to buy a vineyard
    Vineyard-diaalnews.com 2014-08-05 22:31:31 UTC
    Nine years ago, former US political strategist Michael Evans went on holiday to Argentina’s predominate wine region, Mendoza, intending to stay for a few months. He’d always dreamt of owning a vineyard, but it seemed “financially impossible.” B...
  • Man Utd beat Liverpool in International Champions Cup final
    Man_utd_liverpool_international_champions_cup_final 2014-08-05 08:08:56 UTC
    <strong>Manchester United ended their US pre-season tour unbeaten with a 3-1 win over Premier League rivals Liverpool.</strong> A Steven Gerrard penalty gave Liverpool the lead, but Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Jesse Lingard replied for United. ...
  • Why is all the news bad?
    Bad-news-diaalnews.com 2014-07-29 16:13:50 UTC
    <strong>Why are newspapers and TV broadcasts filled with disaster, corruption and incompetence? It may be because we’re drawn to depressing stories without realising, says psychologist Tom Stafford.</strong> When you read the news, sometimes it...
  • Just be happy: Old Man Throws Down Crutches to dance
    Old_man_throws_down_crutches_to_dance-diaalnews.com 2014-07-22 06:18:32 UTC
    If you think all the fun ends once you get to a certain age, you're wrong. An old man with crutches has proven through an awesome video (seriously, it's amazing) that age is nothing but a number, and if you want to express yourself with a dance b...
  • JK Rowling: Crime thriller will run longer than Harry Potter
    Jk_rowling_crime_thriller 2014-07-22 06:19:26 UTC
    JK Rowling has said she plans to pen many more crime thrillers, and to create a series that will run for even longer than her seven hugely successful Harry Potter books, which over a decade have proved to be one of the bestselling book series in h...
  • Why is Rumi the best-selling poet in the US?
    Rumi-diaalnews.com 2014-07-19 16:29:37 UTC
    <strong>This 807-year-old Persian mystic and dervish has a massive following in the US and around the world. Jane Ciabattari explains his enduring influence.</strong> The ecstatic poems of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, a Persian poet and Sufi mas...
  • Tips are not optional, they are how waiters get paid in America
    Applebees_receipt_460 2014-07-09 06:34:25 UTC
    I was a waitress at Applebee's restaurant in Saint Louis. I was fired Wednesday for posting a picture on Reddit.com of a note a customer left on a bill. I posted it on the web as a light-hearted joke. This didn't even happen at my table. The no...
  • Bacteria in our guts can influence the working of the mind
    The_bacteria 2014-06-18 06:20:59 UTC
    The bacteria in our guts can influence the working of the mind, says Frank Swain. So could they be upgraded to enhance brainpower? I have some startling news: you are not human. At least, by some counts. While you are indeed made up of billions...
  • Mexico 1 Cameroon 0: World Cup 2014 – live!
    Oribe_peralta_scores_the_opening_goal_past_charles_itandje 2014-06-18 05:02:52 UTC
    <a href="http://diaalnews.com/news/15431"><h3>>> All the results as they happen</h3></a> <h3>Full time: Mexico 1-0 Cameroon</h3>Well, it was hardly a classic, but there was a fair bit of spice, some truly appalling refereeing decisions and l...
  • Brazil 3-1 Croatia
    Croatia's_midfielder_ivan_perisic_celebrates_the_own_goal_that_was_knocked_in_by_brazilian_defender_marcelo 2014-06-18 05:01:32 UTC
    <a href="http://diaalnews.com/news/15431"><h3>>> All the results as they happen</h3></a> The opening match of the 2014 World Cup got underway on Thursday when three children released doves at the center of the Corinthians Arena pitch in Sao ...
  • Ageing: The girls who never grow older
    Diaalnews.com-ageing-_the_girls_who_never_grow_older 2014-07-28 07:12:56 UTC
    A handful of girls seem to defy one of the biggest certainties in life: ageing. Virginia Hughes reports on the families wrestling with a condition they can’t explain, and the scientist who believes that these children could hold the key to immorta...
  • Actress Leila Hatami’s Cannes kiss sparks outrage in Iran
    Leila_hatami-diaalnews.com 2014-05-20 05:10:35 UTC
    <h3>Iranian actress Leila Hatami outraged authorities in her home country on Sunday after a photograph emerged of her kissing the director of the Cannes Film Festival, Gilles Jacob, on the cheek.</h3>Hatami, who rose to international fame in 2011 ...
  • Rape victims should not have to suffer in silence
    Jessica_valenti-diaalnews.com 2014-05-16 20:33:55 UTC
    <h3>Rape victims shouldn't have to suffer in silence and keep their rapists' secrets</h3>Less than a month after students at New York's Columbia University filed a complaint with the federal government alleging the school mishandled sexual assault...
  • Baby survived 11-storey fall from an apartment balcony
    Baby-11-storey_fall-diaalnews.com 2014-05-14 16:33:50 UTC
    <h3>A baby in the US state of Minnesota has survived an 11- storey fall from an apartment balcony, local media report.</h3>Musa Dayib, one, has two arm fractures and is breathing with the help of a ventilator but is expected to live, after slippin...
  • Call To Action: 'Arrogance' of ignoring need for sleep
    Ignoring_the_importance_of_sleep-diaalnews.com 2014-05-16 20:26:48 UTC
    Scientists from Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Manchester and Surrey universities warn cutting sleep is leading to "serious health problems". They say people and governments need to take the problem seriously. Cancer, heart disease, type-2 diab...
  • Topless Pulp Fiction Appreciation Society takes off
    Diaalnews.com-topless_society_in_central_park__new_york 2014-05-09 04:21:52 UTC
    New York book club inspired by 'good books and sunny days and enjoying both as nearly in the altogether as the law allows' Posted by Alison Flood, a writer on guardian.co.uk/books and former news editor of The Bookseller: I am not a member o...
  • Monica Lewinsky returns to 'burn the beret and bury the blue dress'
    Monica_lewinsky-diaalnews.com 2014-05-07 02:54:56 UTC
    Nearly two decades after her name became synonymous with scandal, impeachment and one infamous blue dress, Monica Lewinsky is writing publicly about her affair with President Bill Clinton for the first time. “It’s time to burn the beret and bur...
  • A skirmish between Apple and a French publisher
    La_femme_b%c3%a9n%c3%a9dicte_martin-diaalnews.com 2014-05-09 10:37:04 UTC
    I wonder how many fewer copies French author Bénédicte Martin's book La femme would have sold had her publishers opted for a subtler, more abstract cover design. The image they chose to illustrate her disquisition of "Woman 2013" is a striking chi...
  • Jimmy Carter: Fight worldwide 'abuse of women and girls'
    Jimmy_carter-diaalnews.com 2014-03-29 20:27:17 UTC
    Jimmy Carter is making a "call to action" over discrimination and violence against women, addressing issues from female genital mutilation to child marriage in a new book out in the US this week. The 39th US president writes in A Call to Action...
  • Amsterdam museum uncertain where to send back exhibits from Crimean museums
    Crimea 2014-03-28 06:47:21 UTC
    Allard Pierson Museum, which is a subsidiary of Amsterdam University exhibiting Mediterranean antiquities and archeological finds, has not taken a decision yet on where to send back exhibits from the ‘Crimea: Gold and Secrets of the Black Sea’ col...
  • 'Linda, honey, just listen!'
    Linda__honey__just_listen!-diaalnews.com 2014-03-14 06:58:54 UTC
    <h3><br> - Three-year-old Mateo was videoed arguing with his mother, who he calls 'Linda'</br> - Mateo wanted a cupcake and went behind his mother's back to his grandma</br> - Sensing his argument is not going well, he begins sweet talking his ...
  • Underground modeling in Iran
    Sonia-modelling-in-tehran-diaalnews.com 2014-03-14 02:53:04 UTC
    Tehran (The Guardian) - There is a “fever for modelling” in Tehran right now, says a photographer who has been working in the field for 20 years, as the profession has become a “status marker” in a vanity-driven culture. And the look that’s in vog...
  • EU seeks to ban U.S. from using European names
    Parmesan__feta_and_gorgonzola-diaalnews.com 2014-03-12 05:16:34 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test. As part of trade talks, the European Union wants to ban the use of European names like Parmesan, feta and Gorgon...
  • Studies show big promise for HIV prevention drug
    Aids-diaalnews.com 2014-03-08 08:56:15 UTC
    Exciting research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV. The experimental drug has only been tested for prevention in monkeys...