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Brown University's J. Michael Kosterlitz wins Nobel Prize in Physics

Michael Kosterlitz of Brown University. "This year's Laureates opened the door on an unknown world where matter can assume odd states", the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences ", stated in its news release. Kosterlitz, speaking to reporters in Helsinki where he was working, joked: "I've been waiting for my desk-top quantum computer for years and it's showing no signs of appearing".

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This Candle Will Apparently Make Your Room Smell Like a New Mac

The company usually sells stuff like iPhone wallet cases and a modified sunglasses holder for your Apple Watch to fit around. The secret is the power of smell, which Twelve South is harnessing with their New Mac Candle. The hand-poured, 100 per cent soy wax candle costs a relatively reasonable US$24, and lasts for 45-55 hours. Personally, I love the smell of opening a Mac box, but I don't know if I'd survive living in a house that's filled with it.

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FARC ready to 'fix' Colombia peace deal

Some reports suggest there might be another pivotal player in any attempts to revive the deal: Alvaro Uribe, the powerful former president who spearheaded a campaign against the peace deal. "The effect is political", he said on Colombian television. It is largely unclear what the path forward looks like, as rebel fighters were supposed to give up their weapons and rejoin society.

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Pakistan accuses India of cross-border firing

Radio Pakistan reported that Sharif chaired the important meeting of all parliamentary leaders in capital Islamabad . The exchange of fire came after Ban urged "both sides to exercise maximum restraint and take immediate steps to de-escalate the situation", his spokesman said late on Friday.

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Kejriwal 'salutes' Modi for surgical strikes

I salute him for it. Earlier, Congress also backed the government over surgical strikes , with party president Sonia Gandhi throwing her weight behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "Two days back, the United Nations gave a statement that there was no such activity on the border", he said. The historically strained relationship between India and Pakistan has again escalated in recent month.

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Persistent New Zealand reduce India to 239-7

Indian bowler Mohammed Shami reacts at a narrow miss on the fourth day of the second cricket test match against New Zealand in Kolkata , India , Monday, Oct. Terming it a par score, he said: "I think they would have wanted more than that". Earlier, India resumed overnight on 239-7. To bowl as well as he did in that first innings and score some valuable runs, we could have been even further behind the eight ball.