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"History is written by the winners. The books say the Indians were bad guys and the whites just needed a little land. It's like, Excuse me, let me take your car. I'm discovering it. I'm putting my flag on your windshield."
—Mario Van Peebles
- VIDEO: China's museum of roast duck Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:58:25 GMT
- In 2013 China had a new museum open almost every day of the year on average, resulting in some slightly bizarre attractions
- VIDEO: One-minute World News Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:44:13 GMT
- Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
- VIDEO: Could Horseball gain Olympic glory? Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:33:38 GMT
- Horseball, a mix of rugby and basketball, was invented in France in the 1970s, and now there are attempts to get it into the Olympics, as the BBC's Ollie Williams reports.
- VIDEO: Embracing animation in Africa Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:57:20 GMT
- There are already animation studios in Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa, but only a very limited number of good schools teach art and animation techniques on the African continent.
- VIDEO: Wedgwood pottery loss 'hammer blow' Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:47:37 GMT
- A public appeal has been launched to try to save the Wedgwood museum pottery collection which is being sold to pay off the firm's pension bill
- VIDEO: 'Hero' cat saves owner from fire Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:16:32 GMT
- A tabby cat has been hailed a hero after she woke up her owner to alert him to a fire which destroyed his home in Melbourne, Australia.
- Cave yields Neanderthal 'artwork' Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:41:59 GMT
- An engraving found at a cave in Gibraltar may be the most compelling evidence yet for Neanderthal art.
- Beauty queen wants apology for crown Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:08:58 GMT
- A dethroned Burmese beauty queen is refusing to hand back her crown until she receives an apology from South Korean organisers.
- Japan wage growth surges in July Tue, 02 Sep 2014 03:14:02 GMT
- Japanese wages unexpectedly log their strongest increase since 1997, which may provide a boost to consumer confidence and spending.
- Obama renews minimum wage push Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:28:14 GMT
- President Barack Obama says he will continue to press Congress to raise the federal minimum wage in line with recent economic improvements.
- Google 'discourages' old browser use Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:28:47 GMT
- Google has started showing old versions of its search page to people using out-of-date versions of web browsers.
- Samsung phones to get Nokia maps Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:23:00 GMT
- Samsung has signed a deal with Nokia to use its Here mapping service on its smartphones and the Gear S smartwatch.
- Guardians is top US film of 2014 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:03:35 GMT
- Sci-fi blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy rules the US box office, becoming the biggest film of the year so far.
- Bush sets new album chart record Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:21:04 GMT
- Kate Bush follows her stage comeback to become the first woman to have eight albums in the chart at the same time.
- How corals stir up their world Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:57:27 GMT
- Corals stir up the water, creating vortices that draw in nutrients and drive away waste, research reveals.