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Hunter Mahan and Keegan Bradley and Webb Simpson

Mahan, Bradley, Simpson get US picks

Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson are handed US captain Tom Watson's wildcards for the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles later this month.


US journalist Steven Sotloff

IS 'kills US hostage' Steven Sotloff

The jihadist group has released a video online which purports to show the beheading of a US journalist being held hostage by the militants. The BBC's Frank Gardner describes what the video shows.


How to pull an all-nighter

How to pull an all-nighter

Burning the midnight oil? Surprising advice from sleep experts on doing it right


London’s supercar invasion

London’s supercar invasion

Gold Bugattis, chrome Porsches and one monstrous Mercedes


The 20th Century’s best writer?

The 20th Century’s best writer?

Why everyone should read Borges


Shuttle replica prepares to dock

Shuttle replica prepares to dock

Space suit salutes and Shuttle stunts


How well do you know the world?

How well do you know the world?

We challenge you to play this game and find out!

BBC America

Life in colour

Arnold Schwarzenegger shows self confidence by wearing purple.

What your tie can say about you

Can the colour of your neckwear help you get ahead in life? Or can it improve your chances of getting your message across? BBC Capital takes a look.



Leap of faith: 'We quit our jobs to travel'

BBC Travel meets a couple who decided to embark on the ultimate adventure - to resign from their jobs and start a new life globetrotting.

New Entrepreneurs

Ayodeji Adewunmi, Olalekan Olude and Opeyemi Awoyemi

Making millions from finding work

When their university lecturers went on strike, three Nigerian students started an online job search company which is now worth millions.




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