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Solar system in a wristwatch

Watchmakers have descended on London for one of the UK’s largest luxury watch fairs, Salon QP. The annual fair opened its doors Thursday night and will run through Saturday. Over 50 brands — from household names like Vacheron Constantin, to rising stars like Akrivia — will exhibit their latest timepieces …

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The changing face of ISIS

ISIS defectors have known it for several years. So have those who study these atrocities closely. But with the attack in Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon that claimed eight lives, it is becoming increasingly evident that there is something different about the extremists bringing blood and misery to the streets of …

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New frizzy-haired orangutan species discovered

A remote population of frizzy-haired orangutans on the island of Sumatra appears to be a new species of primate, scientists have revealed. Numbers of the new species, Pongo tapanuliensis, are so small and their habitat is so fragmented that they are in danger of going extinct. A study published on …

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