It's been more than a century since the first lightbulbs lit up our homes. Today we can use our smartphones to regulate LEDs all over the house: to make them brighter, more colorful, to automatically switch on or off. Light has become smart.
Scientists in the US have found thousands of fossils charting the rise of mammals after dinosaurs were wiped out. The find is a first, shedding light on how mammals survived and thrived in the post-apocalyptic landscape.
German activists who installed the memorial say it contains a soil sample with the human remains of Holocaust victims. The group wants to send a message to Angela Merkel's conservatives: Don't work with the far-right.
Lighting up a cigarette with a beer or a meal is a thing of the past in Austria as a smoking ban comes into effect. Hefty fines will enforce the ban as the country looks to rid its reputation as the "ashtray of Europe."
Hundreds of protesters have defied an emergency decree and confronted police in Santiago, continuing a wave of unrest that has led to at least 15 deaths. Protests led by students began last week over a metro fare hike.
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