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Stress has unexpected health benefits – sometimes - health - 25 April 2013 - New Scientist

Stress has unexpected health benefits – sometimes - health - 25 April 2013 - New Scientist | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
Chronic stress can increase our risk of age-related diseases, but in the right conditions a little stress can protect against the effects of ageing
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Search for petty cash - putting the bite on dog walkers

Search for petty cash - putting the bite on dog walkers | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
FIRST it was fees for film crews and then personal trainers - now professional dog walkers could be forced to pay for the use of local parks.
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[Findings] | Findings, by Rafil Kroll-Zaidi | Harper's Magazine

[Findings] | Findings, by Rafil Kroll-Zaidi | Harper's Magazine | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
A study of cuttlefish, deer mice, horses, humans, laboratory mice, meadow voles, pine voles, prairie voles, rats, rhesus macaques, and talas tucu-tucus suggested that males’ superior spatial and navigational skills may be a side effect of...
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Could boredom be curable? - The Boston Globe

Could boredom be curable? - The Boston Globe | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
An elusive human annoyance may finally be yielding its secrets.
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House of Fraser manager sues employer for £1MILLION after 'suffering crippling injuries picking up an earring'

House of Fraser manager sues employer for £1MILLION after 'suffering crippling injuries picking up an earring' | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
Safaa Pate, 31, was running a clothes and accessories concession at the High Wycombe branch but has not been able to work since the incident in January 2009.
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How a big cat roamed Britain a century ago - Telegraph

How a big cat roamed Britain a century ago - Telegraph | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
A predatory lynx more than twice the size of a domestic moggie prowled the British countryside a century ago, researchers have discovered.
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The love is flowing on Saturday nights, study says

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A new study reveals the precise day and time when most couples say 'I love you.'
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Inflight flirting reaches new heights

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HAVE you ever wandered down the aisle of a plane and spied a complete spunk, only to have to return to your own seat far away?
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Shopkeeper chases gunman out of his store by hitting him with a stool despite raider firing his pistol twice

Shopkeeper chases gunman out of his store by hitting him with a stool despite raider firing his pistol twice | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
Thurairagh Pirabahuran, 41, picked up the chair he had had been sitting on and wielded it at Sheldon Green, 23, after he pulled the trigger twice and demanded cash from the till in Ilford, Essex.
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Can simply clenching a fist boost memory? Balling up your right hand tightly 'makes it easier to memorise lists'

Can simply clenching a fist boost memory? Balling up your right hand tightly 'makes it easier to memorise lists' | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
American researchers suggest those who are short of a pen and paper should try the trick when attempting to commit a shopping list or phone number to memory.
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Cider fan Jack the goose becomes pub regular

Cider fan Jack the goose becomes pub regular | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
Take a gander at the goose who is a pub regular – and even drinks cider.
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Men ARE more romantic: 48% fall in love at first sight compared with 28% of women

Men ARE more romantic: 48% fall in love at first sight compared with 28% of women | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
But the survey, published in a new book about relationships, The Normal Bar, found that men were also more likely to be unfaithful.
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Study: Earth Warmed More at End of 20th Century Than in Past 1,400 Years

Study: Earth Warmed More at End of 20th Century Than in Past 1,400 Years | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
Study suggests "Medieval Warm Period" occurred in only a small region.
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Ban on wedding photo crashers

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WEDDING couples are increasingly banning guests from prematurely sharing photos of their special day on social media and stealing the impact of their professionally taken wedding pics.
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15 rude, funny and creative ways people have quit their lousy jobs

15 rude, funny and creative ways people have quit their lousy jobs | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
Not sure just how to quit a job you hate? Check out the gallery above for creative inspiration.
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Listen To Alexander Graham Bell Introduce Himself From 100 Years Ago

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It's not often you get to hear with the 19th century sounded like, but thanks to 3D scanning and old wax cylinders, it's possible.
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Is using a mobile phone contagious? Researchers find we are TWICE as likely to check handsets if a companion does (and women are the worst offenders)

Is using a mobile phone contagious? Researchers find we are TWICE as likely to check handsets if a companion does (and women are the worst offenders) | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
A University of Michigan team say people are twice as likely to pull out their phones to check their text messages or email if they're with someone who has just done the same.
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Get your own Doctor Who inspired TARDIS fridge for $185

Get your own Doctor Who inspired TARDIS fridge for $185 | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
THERE are Doctor Who action figures, and mugs and t-shirts, and dresses and earrings and now you can get a TARDIS inspired fridge for less than $200.
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Americans apparently don't plan to get old

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Getting old. No one likes the idea, and very few of us want to think about it. Actually, a lot of us don’t want to think about it. A new poll has found that Americans severely underestimate their need for long-term care as they age.
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Bike thief leaves sorry letter and Domino's dessert coupon

Bike thief leaves sorry letter and Domino's dessert coupon | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
A BIKE owner who had his wheels nicked has had the vehicle returned complete with a sorry note and cake coupon.
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Rare diamond makes record sale

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A RARE deep-blue diamond ring has set a new world record at auction.
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The world's largest watch and jewellery shop opens in Paris - Telegraph

The world's largest watch and jewellery shop opens in Paris - Telegraph | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
The opening of Bucherer’s first shop in France will provide visitors to Paris with the world’s largest choice of fine watches and jewellery.
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Qld researchers' cartoon fights off parasitic worm - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Qld researchers' cartoon fights off parasitic worm - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
Queensland scientists have developed a cartoon that has led to a dramatic reduction in parasitic worm infection in China.
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Smoking just a few cigarettes a day can DOUBLE a woman's risk of arthritis

Smoking just a few cigarettes a day can DOUBLE a woman's risk of arthritis | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Karolinska Institute, in Sweden, discovered that women who smoked are twice as likely to develop the rheumatoid arthritis even 15 years after giving up.
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19-Year-Old Develops Ocean Cleanup Array-Could Remove 7,250,000 Tons Of Plastic From Oceans | Science And Technology on GOOD

19-Year-Old Develops Ocean Cleanup Array-Could Remove 7,250,000 Tons Of Plastic From Oceans  | Science And Technology on GOOD | Radio Show Contents | Scoop.it
The device consists of an anchored network of floating booms and processing platforms that could be dispatched to garbage patches around the world.
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