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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

How Apple made 'biggest profit in history'

US technology giant Apple has reported the biggest quarterly profit ever made by a public company. It made a net profit of $18bn (£11.8bn) in its fiscal first quarter, driven by record sales of iPhones.

Earth

Monster leech swallows giant worm

Monster leech swallows giant worm

A giant red leech hunts down a 70cm long blue worm

Capital

Gen Y defies its stereotypes

Gen Y defies its stereotypes

Think millennials all want the same thing from their careers? Not even close

Autos

Meet Germany's one-seat wonder

Meet Germany's one-seat wonder

The tiny Colibri electric car aims to personalise urban mobility

Culture

Were the KGB ‘the good guys’?

Were the KGB ‘the good guys’?

A radical take on the Cold War

Future

Space 2020: What happens next?

Space 2020: What happens next?

Where we’ll go and what we’ll do

Travel

Hollywood’s unexplored film set

Hollywood’s unexplored film set

A park steeped in cinematic history

BBC America

extreme life

Animal at the bottom of the ocean

Life at the bottom of the ocean

In the deepest depths, the water is freezing cold and the pressure is pulverising. Yet animals somehow survive in this most extreme environment. But what lives down there?

thinking business

Amazonian ambitions

Tribal groups turn to tourism

A number of Brazil's tribal groups have chosen to leave subsistence farming behind for tourism - an easier and more lucrative way to make a living. But are they at risk of exploitation?

Psychology

Firefighters

This could save your life in a disaster

How would you react if faced with a potentially life-threatening situation? Most people fail to do the one thing that would save their life, writes BBC Future's Michael Bond.

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