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Stamp duty madness: 'We'd save £20,000 by getting divorced'

Married couples buying property together are being hit with unex­pec­ted tax bills under the Government’s new stamp duty rules.<p>Stamp duty traps are harder to avoid for married couples, who are counted as one unit under the law – to the extent that some people may feel sufficient incentive to …

Here's How Dangerously Bad We Are at Guessing The Speed of Oncoming Trains

Yikes.<p>Picture this: you’re driving in your car, and come to a railway crossing with a train approaching in the distance. It’s coming towards you, but …

The World Of ‘Independence Day’ Would Be More Chaotic Than The Sequel Suggests

In the mid-90’s Hollywood’s fascination with humanity forced to the brink of extinction was in full force, with disaster films being all the rage. Humanity faced many threats and lots of imaginary lives were lost throughout this run of films, but perhaps none were as famous as <i>Independence Day</i>. The …

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Matt LeBlanc Is Threatening To Quit ‘Top Gear’ If Chris Evans Isn’t Fired

It doesn’t pay to be rude, people. That’s what <i>Top Gear</i>‘s Chris Evans is about to learn should co-host Matt LeBlanc get his way. According to emerging reports, LeBlanc is threatening to hightail it out of one of BBC’s most popular properties should the show fail to sack co-host Chris Evans in the …

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Afghan president condemns killing of NPR reporters in south

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The president of Afghanistan on Monday condemned the killings of David Gilkey, a veteran news photographer and video editor …

Save the last dance for me: Being cute not enough for this spider when choosing a mate

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A Sydney scientist has discovered seven new species of the tiny Australian peacock spider - a spectacularly colored, three-millimetre arachnid that dances to attract a female mate.<p>Jurgen Otto, with the help of colleague David Knowles, made the two latest discoveries of the …

'Keep the secrets' - JK Rowling posts video warning fans not to post Harry Potter and the Cursed Child spoilers, and starts a Twitter trend

It looks unlikely that fans unable to get 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' tickets will be able to find out what happens in the play.<p>JK Rowling instructed her loyal fanbase on Twitter to 'keep the secrets' and not to reveal what happens in the much-anticipated theatre show.<p>She said in a video on …

Google's Deepmind AI will play Go against the world number one

AlphaGo will take on 18-year-old Ke Jie later this year.<p>After it beat Korean grandmaster Lee Sedol by four games to one earlier this year, Google's AlphaGo has become the Go player to beat. Even while the series was still being played, 18-year-old Chinese Go champion Ke Jie remarked that he could …

The Percentage of Female CEOs in the Fortune 500 Drops to 4%

<i>This article has been corrected. See below.</i><p>For women at the top levels of American business, it can sometimes feel like every step forward is …

Trump says he made ‘a lot of money’ in deal with Gadhafi

Donald Trump says he made "a lot of money" in a deal years ago with Moammar Gadhafi, despite suggesting at the time he had no idea the former Libyan dictator was involved in renting his suburban New York estate.<p>"Don't forget, I'm the only one. I made a lot of money with Gaddafi, if you remember," …

This 75-year-old NASA legend has been working in secret for 10 years building a startup that wants to outdo Intel and Google

After leaving NASA, Goldin spent some time bouncing around and studying robotics before accepting a position as the president of Boston University in 2003. He never officially held the position, however, because the school terminated his contract a day before he was slated to start (though he still …