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Polish opposition challenges presidential vote result

Warsaw - Poland's main opposition coalition on Thursday challenged the result of an election that returned to power President Andrzej Duda with backing from the populist right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) party.

Online challenge sees teens snorting coke on camera

A new trend has emerged online, and it imitates the Ice Bucket Challenge. However, this challenge is dangerous and apparently it involves cocaine.

Scientists find new way to control light for next gen computing

Scientists have created a device reminiscent of a bee's honeycomb that can twist beams of light around tighter curves than has ever been witnessed before. This could become a powerful way of transmitting data on circuit boards in next gen computers.

Celebs are taking part in the Twizzler challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket challenge raised more than $100 million within months, and now a year later, the Twizzler Challenge may be on its way to becoming as popular or even more popular.

Bike constructors' challenge searches for innovative pioneers

Five teams of creative engineers are being sought for the Bespoked Constructors' Challenge, an event in the UK next year that aims to showcase the diverse range of bespoke bikes available.

Introducing the Rice Bucket Challenge

A woman from India had an answer for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Her challenge has been dubbed the Rice Bucket Challenge.

UAW chief: Appeal in failed vote centers on outsiders, not VW

The head of the United Automobile Workers said on Monday that the union's appeal of a failed organizing effort at a Volkswagen <VOWG_p.DE> plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, will focus on the actions of outside parties, not the German a...

UAW challenges result of Tennessee VW plant union vote

The United Auto Workers filed an appeal with the U.S.

UAW legal test of Volkswagen vote would be problematic

Workers at a Tennessee Volkswagen AG <VOWG_p.DE> plant were bombarded with strong anti-union messages before and during their vote to reject unionizing last week, but a lega...

University eyes up the gold at College Challenge Special

Dar Es Salaam - Strong competition means campus teams are fighting to protect the title. College Challenge 2013 is nearing the end — but victory for University of Dar es Salaam athletes is anything but guaranteed, says organizer Pauline Wanja.

Video: Browns fan dunks head in urine bucket, wins $450

Cleveland - People will do some pretty crazy things for money, but dunking your head into a 5 gallon bucket of urine has to rank pretty high on the list of one of the craziest.

Rubik's Cube For The Blind

Rubik's cubes are fun to play, and they can be quite challenging at times. However, the biggest challenge with these cubes is that one must be able to see them.

New website offers environmentally friendly sponsorship Special

A new website allows you to sponsor friends with action rather than money. The DoNation, which launched last month, provides an alternative sponsorship model allowing people to pledge certain actions which reduce their carbon footprint rather than money.

Two men to run 27 marathons in 27 days, one in every EU country Special

Two men are going to run 27 marathons in 27 days each in a different European Union country. The aim is to raise money for charity in each country.

Countdown Begins At Prize Distribution Ceremony Of TTIS Challenge

The final day three of The Great TTIS Challenge, hosted by one of the largest youth newspaper regulating across schools in Kolkata, set the countdown for the festival's 2011 avatar.

China releases new defense budget to sooth foreign countries

Beijing - The Chinese government announced today that it is going to raise the defense budget for 2010 to 532.1 billion yuan ($77.9 billion USD), up 7.5 percent from actual spending in 2009, the smallest increase in the recent years.

Astrologers could win $50,000 USD in election challenge

The Science and Rationalists' Association of India has issued a challenge to astrologers. If an astrologer correctly forecast the results of the 2009 parliamentary elections, he or she will be awarded $50,000 USD.

The $20,000 N-Prize Challenge

According to the N-Prize web site, the challenge is, “to launch an impossibly small satellite into orbit on a ludicrously small budget, for a pitifully small cash prize.”

Op-Ed: Eat Local- Food Challenge

The people at the 100 mile diet have issued their yearly challenge. The challenge is to take the pledge to eat only food from local sources (within 100 mile radius of your home.) This is for the month of September only.

UK Education System To Get Tough On Teenage Homophobia

In the UK now, schools have been told to handle the subject of homosexuality with kindness and not shove marriage into the faces of our children

The Charity Shop Challenge

In th UK, charity shops are big business. Models and actresses have all admitted that they have bought clothes from a seond hand shop, here, two girls set themselves a challenge

Democrats approve legislation for Iraq troop withdrawl; showdown inches closer

After approving legislation for troop withdrawl within a year on Thursday, a showdown between the Democrats and the President seems imminent in the very near future.

Wikipedia Founder Plans on Challenging Google and Yahoo

The on-line collaboration responsible for Wikipedia plans to build a search engine to rival those of Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc., the founder of the popular Internet encyclopedia said on Thursday.

Court Rejects Challenges By Detainees

In a rare victory for George Bush, a federal panel said Guantanamo inmates cannot use the US courts to fight detention.


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Got The Scoop wins the prize!

It was a showdown of sheer determination and iron wills, but in the end, Got The Scoop managed to crack my poker face.

Pakistan to face doping challenge

The World Anti-Doping Agency is to challenge Pakistan's decision to lift bans on fast bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif.

Challenge to Brazil billboard ban

A law aimed at banning all billboards and hoardings in Brazil's biggest city is facing an onslaught of legal challenges from angry ad companies.

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A new social media challenge in Norway urges people to jump into the icy waters  then nominate other...
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