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Albatross is the call of nature – Midway albatrosses bodies stuff with plastic rubbish

Midway albatrosses bodies stuff with plastic rubbish

Nature is subtle and full of power, and she like a mother, waiting for the sons and daughters of mending their ways. Albatross is her call.   Photographer Chris Jordan and his companions arrived at the North Pacific, Midway Island, one known as "the farthest place away from the mainland." Sixty years ago, there has […]


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Dogs and cats, the world’s most popular house pets consume more energy resources in a year than driving a auto

reported by a new book.   They’re faithful, affable and furred – but under their innocuous, flossy exteriors, dogs and cats, the world’s most pop household pets, consume more energy resources in a year than driving a car, according to a new book.   In their book Time to Eat the Dog: The Real Guide to Sustainable […]


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An X-ray machine which produces ‘naked’ images of passengers has been introduced at Manchester Airport

An X-ray machine which produces naked images of passengers

"i dont want to be scanned by such a terrible machine" An X-ray machine which produces "naked" images of passengers has been introduced at Manchester Airport, enabling staff to instantly spot any hidden weapons or explosives. The full body scanner, which is being trialed, will also show up any breast enlargements, false limbs, piercings, and […]


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Americans are worse at spelling than Britons

Despite the popularity of school spelling bee competitions, adults in the US fared poorly in a survey comparing how English speakers on both sides of the Atlantic deal with commonly misspelt words。 Americans are worse at spelling than Britons, with more than half unable to spell "embarrassed", "liaison" and "millennium"。 Sixty-two per cent of Americans […]


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UNITED STATES 1 Oct 2009 the 19th Annual Ig Nobel prizes awarded for improbable research at Harvard University

2009 Ig Nobel chemistry prize winners

      A man who cracked the knuckles of one hand — but not the other — for six decades, scientists who figured out why pregnant women don’t topple over and chemists who made diamonds from tequila were honored on October 1 at the annual Ig Nobel prize ceremony — a tongue-in-cheek parody of the […]


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British people have the worst quality of life in Europe

British people have the worst quality of life in Europe

British people have the worst quality of life in Europe, according to a report which highlights the long hours, bad weather, low life expectancy and high price of many consumer goods. The study comes less than a week after the United Nations moved Britain out of the top 20 list of most desirable countries to […]


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Japanese airline asking passengers on some of its flights to visit the restroom before flying

Japanese airline asking passengers on some of its flights to visit the restroom before flying

         A Japanese airline is taking its weight-saving efforts to new heights, asking passengers on some of its flights to visit the restroom before flying. The measures are being trialled on 38 domestic flights and four international flights — on the Tokyo-Singapore route — during October. The unusual request is one of a number of […]


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Ten of the most bizarre WTF Ads

1) Starburst<3’s Spirited Fellows 2) Fresh Air Gum <3’s Ice Farting Squirrels 3) DirectTV<3’s Supervillains 4) Skittles <3’s Singing Rabbits 5) McDonalds <3’s Hot Mascot Variants 6) SpikeTV<3’s Pancakes Far Too Much 7) Nissan <3’s David Lynch 8 ) Ikea <3’s Manslaughter 9) Sylvania Light Bulbs <3’s Oh, It’s just Thailand, OK 10) Mentos <3’s […]


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15 Strangest & craziest special effect Contact Lenses ever worn

Strangest craziest special effect Contact Lenses ever worn_electronic

Contact lenses with imprinted electronic circuits and lights for augmented reality display vision are under development by University of Washington scientists. The UW engineers used microscopic scale manufacturing techniques to create a flexible, biologically safe contact lens with imprinted electronic circuits and lights. If used by human beings, a pair of contact lenses with circuits […]


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Plainness penalty – good looks lead to better pay

Birmingham Citys MD Karren Brady left are paid more than Ugly Betty

Plainness penalty:A study of 4,000 young men and women found that beauty boosted pay cheques more than intelligence. Beautiful people, like Birmingham City’s MD Karren Brady (left) are paid more than less attractive colleagues, like Ugly Betty It is a blow for the Ugly Bettys and Plain Janes – research shows that good looks lead […]


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Millions of British women drink alcohol before having sex

Millions of British women drink alcohol before having sex

    Millions of British women drink alcohol before having sex – because they lack the confidence to do it sober, a study claims. Kathryn Lakeland of Femfresh, the cosmetics brand which carried out the study. Researchers examining the link between sexual habits and alcohol consumption among 3,000 women found that half preferred sex after a […]


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