Dramatic scenes followed an explosion in uptown Manhattan as emergency services attempted to clear the area surrounding the blast. Juan Ponce, who lives close to where the explosion took place, captured this footage minutes after the blast. Ponce said the windows of a store a block away from the explosion shattered due to the strength of the blast. Credit: Juan Ponce
The importance of inspiring more women into STEM jobs
The leader of one of the UK's largest pharmaceutical companies, Nikki Yates is calling for businesses to encourage more women to take up careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Germany's biggest utility plans to halve its dividend for 2013 and shut more than a quarter of its power plants. As Hayley Platt reports its in response to a surprise rise in renewables across Europe.
They can tear the fabric of the universe asunder and destroy entire solar systems. Presenting 10 mind-bending facts about black holes.
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10 Things You Didn't Know About YouTube
Everyone knows YouTube is one of the most popular websites on the internet, but here are other 10 things you might not know about the famous video sharing site.
10 Most Important Numbers In The World
They can be used to explain everyhing from melting ice cubes to the age of the universe. Presenting the 10 most important numbers in the world.
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Mario wasn't always a plumber and he wasn't always called Mario. Presenting 10 awesome facts about Nintendo
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