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People in front of ruined home in Kathmandu, Nepal (27 April 2015) 'Eight million' hit by Nepal quake

Eight million people were affected by the Nepal earthquake and 1.4m are in need of food aid, the UN says, as the death toll tops 4,000.

Business

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Apple returns more cash to investors

Technology giant Apple reports profits of $13.6bn for the first three months of 2015, and details plans to return more money to investors.

Earth

The surprising advantage of life without a brain

A successful life with no brain?

The surprising advantage of life without a brain

Capital

Have to cut the budget for your team? Before you cut people, try this strategy

Before you sack, try this

Have to cut the budget for your team? Before you cut people, try this strategy

Autos

At the wheel of the GM Futurliner

Driving yesterday’s tomorrow

At the wheel of the GM Futurliner

Culture

Future

A five-step guide to smarter thinking

How not to be stupid

A five-step guide to smarter thinking

Travel

Can contemplating death lead to joy?

Bhutan’s dark secret to happiness

Can contemplating death lead to joy?

technology of business

Isle of Man

Cleaning up a crypto currency

Welcome to Bitcoin Island. The Isle of Man - an understated haven for the super wealthy - is embracing the notorious virtual currency and pushing it towards the mainstream.

words' worth

Slang

The odd origins of the word 'selfie'

The first evidence of the now-ubiquitous word originated not from Europe or the US, but a country that is the birthplace for countless phrases now found in global English.

Taste of Tomorrow

Cheeseburger

Where did that craving come from?

We have all experienced an intense desire for a specific, often unhealthy, food. Why do our bodies crave these items, and is there anything we can do to lessen the pangs?

Weather

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