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September 3 in pictures

BNN offers to take a look at the most interesting, the most scandalous and simply the most beautiful pictures of the day.

Daily joke: School year gifts

It was at the end of the school year, and a kindergarten teacher was receiving gifts from her pupils.

Video: Formerly blind mama orangutan can see her babies for the first time

A formerly blind Sumatran orangutan can see her baby twins for the first time after undergoing cataract surgery in the first such operation in Indonesia.

Video: Hilarious beer chase commercial

New beer commercial by Carlton Draught has recently become very popular on the Internet. In the video, men chasing with glasses full of beer in their hands show real dedication to beer.

Recipe: Garlic ricotta stuffed mushrooms

With autumn on a doorstep, it is a little sad indeed that summer is already waving goodbye. But there is also some good news.

Three-person civil union approved in Brazil

Civil union is practiced in many countries, but what if three persons want to join it? This has prompted heated debate in Sao Paulo, Brasil, where authorities have allowed three persons to enter into civil union.

Daily joke: Colleagues

This is a story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody.

Space sugar discovered around Sun-like star

Sugar molecules have been found in the gas surrounding a young sun-like star, suggesting that some of the building blocks of life may actually be present even as alien planets are still forming in the system.

Ligatne Nature Trails installs a new bird house

A new bird house will be opened in Ligatnes Nature Trails on Friday, August 31. It was built specifically to house with new «residents», as well as because the old bird house became outdated.

Why you need at least 4 e-mail addresses

Apartmenttherapy.com suggests everybody having at least four Email addresses. Here are three reasons why.

Chocolate can reduce stroke risk, study suggests

Regularly indulging in chocolate may actually help men decrease their risk of having a stroke, according to a Swedish study.

August 30 in pictures

BNN offers to take a look at the most interesting, the most scandalous and simply the most beautiful pictures of the day.

Daily joke: Frog in love

Recently, the Psychic Hotline and Psychic Friends Network have launched hotlines for frogs. Here is the story of one frog and his discussing with his psychic...

Dinamo Riga is victorious in the LDz Cup Tournament

The Continental Hockey League (CHL) Dinamo Riga Club achieved a victory after a two-year gap in the final match of the Latvian Railway (LDz) Cup Tournament on Wednesday, August 29.

Photo: Beauty behind the window

How creative could you be if you could only photograph through a single window your house? That’s the kind of self-limitation South Korean photographer Ahae placed on himself. His photography, titled Through My Window, features a million nature photographs captured over the past two years through a single window in his studio.

August 29 in pictures

BNN offers to take a look at the most interesting, the most scandalous and simply the most beautiful pictures of the day.

What happens when you get struck by lightning

The human body simply isn't built to conduct 300kV of electricity. So when things backfire while you're fishing in a thunderstorm, and you find yourself doing an impromptu rendition of Powder, here's what you can expect.

Swedish spy party causes 5.3 million expenses

Swedish government accountants are concerned about a lavish James Bond-themed party thrown for Sweden's spy agency, Sapo.

Pop music is getting sadder and more emotionally ambiguous

Have you heard older generations lamenting the way pop songs don't sound like they used to? There's a sense that the hits from yesteryear had an innocence and feel-good quality that's missing from today's pop offerings.

August 28 in pictures

BNN offers to take a look at the most interesting, the most scandalous and simply the most beautiful pictures of the day.

Latvian yacht wins awards in The Tall Ships Races 2012

Latvia’s only training yacht Spaniel has concluded its participation in the international teaching and yacht regatta The Tall Ships Races 2012. The Spaniel showed exceptional results in all three contests: Spaniel earned the «Fastest regatta participant» title in the first stage; earned the 4th place in the second stage and the 3rd place in the third stage.

NASA discovers 100 million year old dinosaur footprints

Recently discovered on the grounds of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, experts say the massive footprint was made by an armored, plant-eating dinosaur.