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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.

Best science photos of 2012

New Scientist and the Australian Museum have been jointly running the New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography since 2007. The competition looks for a single photograph that most effectively communicates an aspect of science.

August 27 in pictures

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

San Francisco coffee shop bans Instagram

San Francisco’s Four Barrel Coffee made a stir last week when it posted a sign of rules including «not talking about annoying hipster topics».

Daily joke: Woman's will

Two salesmen are traveling in the country when their car breaks down.

Recipe: Tempura with shrimp and vegetables

You might just have asked what tempura is. Tempura is an archetypal Japanese food. All the essential qualities of Japanese cuisine are reflected in its preparation: the use of absolutely fresh ingredients, the artful presentation, and the perfection of technique by a skilled chef.

Photos of the week, 2012.08.24.

Each Friday BNN-NEWS.COM offers the most interesting, the most scandalous and simply the most beautiful pictures from all over the world.

Does art make people nicer?

Most parents want their kids to be altruistic, tolerant, and open-minded. To achieve that, all they have to do is to expose them to the arts, scientists say.

PHOTO: Mutant animal found in Ukraine

Hunters in a remote area in Ukraine have shot down an animal that vets are struggling to identify. But it is said to bear similarities with a dog, a cat, a fox and even a kangaroo.

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