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The science of sexiness: why some people are just more attractive

Probably the most important is facial symmetry. Having a face which is equal on both sides is a biological advert which tells prospective partners …

Immune System

40 fascinating facts about the Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower, one of the <b></b>most visited attractions in Paris - nay, the world - welcoming almost seven million visitors per year, opened 129 years ago today. Read on for some very fascinating facts.<p>1. Completed on March 31, 1889, the tower was the world’s tallest man-made structure for 41 years …

Mini army drones developed

A Polish firm who develop new technologies for the military has devised a system of miniature drones capable of operating from vehicles for surveillance and even directly supporting infantry units.<p>WB electronics, which already manufactures surveillance and target acquisition systems for the Polish …

Military

Russian military on the move ahead of Ukraine talks in Minsk | DW | 10.02.2015

600 Russian troops started military exercises in Crimea, state media reported on Tuesday. Using 50 units of heavy weaponry, Russia's Black Sea Fleet …

Russia

Forget Amber Heard's London Fields: here are 11 of the greatest movie sex scenes

Amber Heard is currently facing a a $10 million lawsuit from the producers of her film London Fields, after allegations that she and director Mathew Cullen removed some of her sex scenes from the final edit.<p>Whatever the reason for the omissions might be (according to the lawsuit, the actress and …

Hubble captures 'happy face' in space that smiles for the camera

Hubble say the cosmic 'face' spotted by a contestant in its Hidden Treasures competition is caused by a galactic phenomenon known as gravitational lensing<p>Here's an out-of-this-world space pic that's sure to raise a smile.<p>The stunning image above shows a far away galaxy cluster that appears to be …

'Sexism' in the sky: how do airlines get away with it?

Airlines, these days, release new uniforms to much pomp and ceremony. In a bid to outshine each other, fashion designers are called in to create new looks, with Vivienne Westwood behind Virgin’s striking new designs – which for women combine “hot red” skirts with frill-front blouses and oversized …

Long-necked Jurassic 'dragon' discovered in China

Dinosaur fossils discovered in China may have given rise to legends of dragons<p>A new dinosaur which had an extraordinarily long neck has been discovered in China and named the ‘Dragon of Qijiang.’<p>Qijianglong (pronounced "CHI-jyang-lon") is about 15 metres in length and lived about 160 million years …

Federer and Sharapova shine after seeds scattered | Reuters

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova glittered under the Rod Laver Arena lights on Monday, restoring order at the Australian Open after eight women’s seeds crashed out in the afternoon sun on a manic opening day.<p>Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a return against Lu Yen-Hsun of …

Tennis

Mindfulness holiday: glamping in Wales

Staring at sultanas, eating in silence, hiking with Tibetan singing bowls ... a mindfulness retreat in Wales sounds way out, but it works, finds Rachel Dixon<p>Have you ever seen a sultana? Really seen one, in all its wrinkly, squidgy, golden glory? I hadn’t, until I spent half an hour in a yurt in …

Google Nexus 6: New devices with unglued back cover to get replacement

A few Nexus 6 users are facing issues with their newly delivered handsets which come with a faulty back panel that is unglued.<p>A certain Redditor, who …