Eileen Scanlan

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Tapas recipes

There’s plenty of disagreement over the origins of the word ‘tapas’ but the most popular theory is that it comes from ‘tapa’, the Spanish word for …

The mystery of why left-handers are so much rarer

Relatively few people are lefties, and it’s a puzzle why. Still, the science of handedness is revealing fascinating insights about you – from how it could change the way you think, to the fact that you might be ‘left-eared’.<p>From the time we pick up a chunky crayon and start scribbling as children, …

University of Oxford

How to Travel Without Liquids or Gels

If you’ve ever watched a TSA agent toss away your toiletries because they were a smidge over the 3-1-1 limit, then it’s time to learn how to travel …

Skin Care

Student's Reference Guide to Studying Abroad

A Student’s Reference Guide to Studying Abroad<p><b>By Kayda Norman</b><p>To be honest, I was initially skeptical about studying abroad.<p>Everyone I met who had …

Baby robot unveiled in Japan as number of childless couples grows

A baby robot designed to “invoke an emotional connection” has been unveiled in Japan, where plummeting birth rates have left many couples without children.<p>The Kirobo Mini was created by Toyota’s non-automotive department and is equiped with artificial intelligence and a camera so it can recognise …

Robotics