Academics say half of US jobs could be automated within a decade or two
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Wednesday 29 December 2010
Sunday 12 December 2010
A suspected suicide bomb attack which caused panic in Stockholm yesterday has been linked to lasting Muslim anger over three-year-old cartoons picturing the Prophet Mohamed as a dog.
Album: Various Artists, I'm Here – A Soundtrack To A Short Film By Spike Jonze (Chocolate Industries)
Friday 10 December 2010
I'm Here is Spike Jonze's little film about a robot's romantic infatuation, so it's fitting that this soundtrack should pivot so gracefully on the point where synthesiser machine-music meets the more poignant strains of lovelorn lo-fi American indie-rock.
Thursday 25 November 2010
New Zealanders like to conceive of themselves as a resourceful, self-reliant people, now-here more so than on the South Island's rugged West Coast, a region famous for its remoteness and steady rain, where mining has been a way of life for generations.
Wednesday 24 November 2010
Hopes for the 29 men trapped down a New Zealand mine faded last night when lethal levels of toxic gases were found close to where it was hoped they might be found.
Tuesday 23 November 2010
The desperate effort to save 29 miners trapped underground in New Zealand remained on a knife-edge last night, as even those working to rescue the stricken men admitted that hopes for their escape were fading by the hour.
Friday 15 October 2010
Thursday 07 October 2010
Sunday 12 September 2010
Friday 10 September 2010
Fritz Lang's haunting vision of industrial drudgery, first seen in Germany in 1927, is re-released with 25 minutes of lost footage restored.
Thursday 09 September 2010
It is one of the most emotive issues you can touch: a gun is fired, an innocent life is taken, a murder is committed – and where, 70 or 100 years ago the murderer would have died at the end of a rope, in a few brief years he is among us again, his laughable "life" sentence served, smirking at the softness of our courts.
Sunday 08 August 2010
Friday 06 August 2010
This, the latest variation on the "follow your dream" dance fantasy, draws an ever sharper line between tip-top street dance and bottom-of-the-class dialogue and acting.
Friday 06 August 2010
Friday 02 July 2010
Larsen B are a trio from the Hertfordshire town of Wheathampstead, which they choose to refer to by its Domesday name of Watamestede, signal whimsy.
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
- 1 Isis propaganda video shows 25 Syrian soldiers executed by teenage militants in Palmyra
- 2 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 3 Optical illusion turns blue demon into brunette
- 4 Right to die: Belgian doctors rule depressed 24-year-old woman has right to end her life
- 5 The biggest first date turnoff has been revealed