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Two killed at US cartoon conference

Two gunmen have been shot dead after they opened fire outside a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a suburb of Dallas, US police say.

Earth

They sing, preen and posture. Meet the avian world’s ten showiest bachelors

The ten sexiest male birds

They sing, preen and posture. Meet the avian world’s ten showiest bachelors

Capital

Working abroad was great. Why is returning so fraught?

Expat shock: Coming home

Working abroad was great. Why is returning so fraught?

Autos

Volvo debuts seating upgrade in Shanghai

China’s lap of luxury

Volvo debuts seating upgrade in Shanghai

Culture

When franchises overwhelm films

Are blockbusters cheating fans?

When franchises overwhelm films

Future

The secrets of rapid memorisation

How to learn with zero effort

The secrets of rapid memorisation

Travel

This month’s winning photographer explains how he got the shot

A photo that looks like a painting

This month’s winning photographer explains how he got the shot

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Bicycle

A bike built for sunny days

Incorporating solar panels and battery into the wheels and central frame, the Solarbike bears a resemblance to an interstellar probe - but its usefulness is anything but otherworldly.

in depth

Black Hole

What would you see in a black hole?

You'd most likely die a violent death if you entered a black hole. But if you're not deterred, Marcus Woo discovers what it would be like to fly a spacecraft into one.

The boss

Beer

The beer queen

A thirst for success drove Tabitha Karanja to take on a Goliath. The 50-year-old is the founder and boss of the only large-scale brewery in Kenya actually owned by a Kenyan.

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