Spectacular drone footage shows a huge pod of dolphins catching waves and leaping out of the...

Steve Maxwell captured pod of about 40 dolphins off Avalon Beach The drone pilot found the sea animals while photographing surfers The pod of dolphins can be seen catching waves off the popular beach Spectacular...
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07 April 2016, 11:16

You're a good boy! Researchers reveal 35 most common words owners use to talk to their dogs -...

Words include 'good,' dog's name, 'along with' come, '' here, 'and' boy /girl ' Dogs'moods were positive overall, while humans were positive or neutral In 'positive-affect bouts,' humans made significantly more...
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07 April 2016, 5:04

Money really CAN buy happiness - but only if you spend it on items that match your personality...

Researchers analysed 77000 actual UK bank spending transactions Customers asked to complete personality and happiness questionnaire People who spent more on items that matched their traits were happier ......
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07 April 2016, 5:03

Could a cancer drug CURE paedophilia? Controversial crowdfunding campaign wants £ 38000 to...

Investigation to see if drug reduces risk for committing child sexual abuse Medicine temporarily affects the balance of the testosterone distribution Priotab does not want trials to be funded by pharmaceutical...
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07 April 2016, 4:55

Are aliens sightseeing in the Big Apple? Claims snap shows a UFO flying by the Empire State...

Witness called 'D', reported claim that is archived as Case 75586 in MUFON Taken at 5:46 pm local time on April 22016 using a Samsung Galaxy S6  Some say the cloak mechanism stalled allowing the UFO to be seen ...
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07 April 2016, 4:54

Do brainy boys put girls off science? Women who want smart boyfriends tend to choose...

Study examined the dating preferences and career choices of 900 people Women who wanted a partner smarter than themselves were also less likely to show in interest in science, technology, engineering and maths Just...
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07 April 2016, 1:04

Take the 'mean girls' test: Questions can reveal if you're a drama queen and have 'dark-triad'...

Survey includes questions like 'Sometimes it's fun to get people riled up' Results show that gender does not play a role in how individuals score People who are prone to drama exhibit 'dark-triad' traits, which...
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07 April 2016, 1:03

The loneliest planet: Astronomers find 'young and unattached' Jupiter-like world in our own...

The planet, dubbed 2MASS J1119-1137 is around 10 million-years-old It resides around 95 light years from Earth and does not have a star to orbit The world could shed light on how planets form outside the solar...
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07 April 2016, 0:00

Have YOU reached peak friendship? Study reveals popularity is all downhill after 25 (and men...

Researchers examined call data from millions of people across age groups Study found people have the highest number of connections at age 25 After 25 these acquaintances will decline steadily, and plateau from...
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07 April 2016, 0:00

Climate change might not be as bad as first thought: Projections for global drought and floods...

Scientists reconstructed models of climate and water for last 1200 years They found the models largely agreed with climate up to 19th century But date did not support 20th century simulations for floods and drought ...
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06 April 2016, 23:24

Did humans conquer South America in waves? Prehistoric settlers spread across the area on two...

Anthropologists used radiocarbon dating from 1147 archaeological sites Humans spread across South America from 14000 to 5500 years ago Their populations remained low despite the development of agriculture But...
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06 April 2016, 23:24

Earth was bombarded with radiation 1.7 million years ago when a nearby star exploded: Event...

First direct evidence of materials from supernovae reaching Earth Planet was exposed to an increased cosmic ray bombardment Radiation too weak to causedirect biological damage or extinctions Cosmic rays from the...
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06 April 2016, 22:20

The cosmic monster lurking nearby: One of the largest supermassive black holes ever seen...

Astronomers identify one of the largest black holes ever seen Hole in NGC 1600 was found in a surprisingly sparse region of space Object weighs as much as17 billion suns and may be a binary black hole The hole's...
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06 April 2016, 22:20

Forget smart glasses: Samsung patents contact lenses with built-in camera that projects images...

Contact lenses will include a display, camera, antenna and sensors The antenna will link up to a smartphone, which processes images Google also has two patents for similar smart contact lens designs Samsung has...
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06 April 2016, 21:00

Are we living in a computer game? Neil deGrasse Tyson weighs in on the debate about whether...

Neil deGrasse Tyson gathered a group of scientists for the debate These included theoretical physicistsMax Tegmark and Zohreh Davoudi Tegmark explainedquarks and leptons behave entirely mathematically ......
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06 April 2016, 21:00