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Sir Ranulph Fiennes' eavesdropping on rivals brings him out of retirement

After becoming the first person in the world to achieve the ‘explorer's grand slam’ of climbing Everest and crossing the North and South polar icecaps, Sir Ranulph Fiennes was content to hang up his crampons six years ago.<p>But a chance overheard conversation in the Moroccan desert has brought him …

Encouraging depressed people to do the things they enjoy could save NHS thousands, study finds

Encouraging depressed people to do the things they used to enjoy such as phoning friends or going for a walk, could save NHS trusts thousands of pounds in more complex therapies, a study has shown.<p>‘Behavioural Activation’ is a simple form of therapy which encourages positive activities, such as …

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Toyo Tires’ Ferret AFV is a Six-Wheeled, LS-Powered Monster

Things get jumpy with BJ Baldwin behind the wheel<p>Most of the time, when a tire manufacturer looks to create a show car for advertising its off-road tires, it slaps some big tires and wheels on a brightly-colored lifted truck, Jeep, or desert Prerunner. Apparently, someone in the marketing …

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We all have A Blue Mind: Science Explains How Staying Near Water Can Change Our Brains

Have you ever felt at peace when you’re walking by the ocean? A sense of rejuvenation when you stand by a waterfall? How about taking in the view of …

Neanderthals in Germany: First population peak, then sudden extinction

Neanderthals once populated the entire European continent. Around 45,000 years ago, Homo neanderthalensis was the predominant human species in …

July 23, 1999 - A Martian Valley

Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a …

Why are we still building space tech down here on Earth? - ExtremeTech

By on July 23, 2016 at 8:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>These days, engineering for space …

John McDonnell talks straight into camera and says 'we've got to stop this now'

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has lashed out at opponents of Jeremy Corbyn, accusing them of trying to "destroy" the Labour Party in order to get rid of their leader.<p>Mr McDonnell said there was a "small group" within the party responsible for the current turmoil which has seen it beset by …