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Here's How Many Humans Would Be Needed For Our…

Here are some estimates of how many people it would take to keep the human species alive.

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Here's the latest for Friday August 18th: Kofi Annan has died at age 80; Thousands are stranded amid Kerala floods; Italy's leader demands safe roads as bridge toll rises to 43; Anti-Brexit video game paints dark vision of future Britain. (Aug. 18)

Strong quake triggers landslides on Indonesian…

A strong earthquake has jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok, causing landslides on Mount Rinjani and damaging buildings, as it tries to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed 460 people

The atheist who leads a chaplaincy team

Lindsay van Dijk is the first humanist lead chaplain in the NHS.

The CDC Made a Comic Book — And It's Horrifying

It’s on page 21 of that things start to get a little weird.


Friend who found Bobbi Kristina Brown in tub dies of apparent overdose

Max Lomas was found unconscious in his friend's bathroom.

Aberdeen's Hickmore Sees 2019 as Time to Recycle…

Aug.17 -- Convertible debt has emerged as a rare bright spot in the beleaguered fixed-income market this year, boosted by a rallying share market and rising interest rates. The combination has triggered the fastest pace of new sales in a decade, led by technology companies. Raymond James' Kevin Giddis, Nomura's George Goncalves, and Aberdeen Standard Investments' Luke Hickmore discuss with Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferro.

Privatization Of Afghan War Not Under…

Blackwater founder Erik Prince argues using a small private force in Afghanistan could save the U.S. government billions.

AP Interview: Photographer documented 1968 Soviet…

Powerful images taken by photographer Josef Koudelka of the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia still resonate 50 years later

Harry Potter spells teach children to code

A magic wand designed to teach children how to code has been revealed.

Prince Charles Might Change His Name When He…

Here's why Prince Charles III is unlikely.


'Big Little Lies' Season 2 Has Finished Filming, and Nicole Kidman Celebrated with the Best Sweater

"What a beautiful journey this has been with my Monterey 5 sisters..."

U.S. Decoupling From the Rest of the World

Aug.17 -- Turkey's currency crisis, trade fears and other geopolitical tensions sent European banks, EM equities and copper to bear territory this week. But the U.S. remained unscathed. U.S. equity bulls shrugged off a slew of market routs elsewhere to see no end to the SPX's decoupling impulse. Raymond James' Kevin Giddis, Nomura's George Goncalves, and Aberdeen Standard Investments' Luke Hickmore debate the outlook for U.S. exceptionalism.

Youth Unemployment Is Down, But So Is Labor Force…

About 60 percent of people ages 16-24 were either working or looking for work in July of this year.

Over 2 million Muslims begin annual hajj…

More than 2 million Muslims have begun the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia

'All Ghanaians will miss Kofi Annan'

Ghanaians tell the BBC of their sadness at the death of their countryman, who became UN secretary-general

Google CEO Said to Tell Staff China Plans Are…

Aug.17 -- Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai told employees at a meeting that plans to re-enter China with a search engine are “exploratory” and in “early stages". Bloomberg's Alistair Barr has more on "Bloomberg Technology."


Aerials Of Firefighters Securing Genoa Bridge

Italian firefighters on Saturday released drone footage showing emergency efforts to secure the area around the highway bridge in Genoa that collapsed on Tuesday. (Aug. 18)

Renewable resort: Greek island to run on wind…

When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, Tilos will become the first island in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power

The Paralympic wheelchair maker

Vince Ross' Paralympic experience led him to create a successful wheelchair-making business.