News Headlines - 14 April 2014

BBC News - Washington Post and Guardian share Pulitzer Prize

The Guardian and Washington Post have shared the Pulitzer Prize for public service journalism for a series of stories on US electronic spying. Their reporting was based on documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

Ukraine struggles as east slips out of its control - Businessweek

Over the past 10 days, more than a dozen government offices in eastern Ukraine have been taken over by pro-Russian forces, with most of the seizures following the same pattern. Aggressive gangs, sometimes carrying firearms and wearing military fatigues, storm the buildings. The Ukrainian flag is replaced with a Russian one. Then local men move in to hold them.

Google Patents Tiny Cameras Embedded In Contact Lenses | TechCrunch

Google has a new patent application with the USPTO (via 9to5Google), which takes one of the basic concepts of Glass and extends it even further, embedding tiny cameras that could be embedded in contact lenses for various uses, including photographing what a wearer sees, or providing the basic input for a contact-based assistive device for the visually impaired.

World's most complete mammoth born 43,000 years ago to be shown at Natural History Museum - AOL Travel UK

The baby mammoth will be the centrepiece of a special three-month exhibition at the popular London museum... This will be the first time the find has been shown in Western Europe.

Video: CGI artist turns three-year-old son into YouTube action hero - Telegraph

DreamWorks artist uses his special effects skills to turn his toddler into a superhero in a series of epic YouTube videos








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