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Watch sunflowers dance under the sun (Seriously)

Sunflowers may be rooted to the ground, but that doesn't mean they can't dance.<p>Each day, young sunflowers trace the path of the sun across the sky, turning their faces 180 degrees from east to west.<p>And their slow, graceful movements continue at night. After the sun sets, the plants reorient …

Perseid meteor shower set to be extra-spectacular this year

The summer's best shooting star show is expected be even more spectacular this year, thanks to an unusual "outburst" that only happens about once a …

These pavement tiles could stop phone addicts from walking into traffic

Whether you’re playing Pokémon Go, texting, sending an email, or just checking out fantasy baseball scores. In some cases, this leads to dire consequences.<p>Design firm Büro North created a concept to help avoid these kinds of new-age accidents — a street tile that alerts phone users when they’re …

Elvis Presley's personal jets go on sale

It's Now or Never if you want to buy one of The King's two personal planes, one of which comes complete with gilded wash basin and plush sleeping quarters<p>Elvis Presley's pair of personal jets, one complete with gilded wash basin and plush sleeping quarters, will go under the hammer in a sealed-bid …

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Amnesty anti-spyware app tells you if the government is watching you

Ever feel like someone's watching you? Amnesty International has released an app to find out if governments are spying on you.<p>Detekt is a free and open source software that scans your computers for known surveillance spyware. The app was developed by German security researcher Claudio Guarnieri, …

DWP orders man to work without pay for company that let him go

A man who was let go at the end of a temporary job has been ordered by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to work for the same firm for six months without pay.<p>Electronics specialist John McArthur, now unemployed, says he is living off 16p tins of spaghetti and without heating after being …

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Call of Duty Lawsuit: Noriega Making Mockery of Legal System, Activision Says

The latest chapter in the ongoing Activision vs. Manuel Noriega lawsuit unfolded this week, as Activision's legal team filed a response to the former Panamanian dictator's opposition, explaining in detail why the publisher believes the lawsuit is "frivolous."<p>You can read the full response here. The …

Disc continued: irreverent takes on tax discs from Peter Blake, Matthew Barney, Sarah Lucas and more

The humble tax disc, long a feature on every windscreen in Britain, has been abolished this week. To commemorate their passing, Vauxhall has launched Pretty Taxing, where a series of prominent artists from Sarah Lucas to Matthew Barney have redesigned it with their own work. See more and buy …

Sean Quinn’s downfall is fairies’ revenge say locals in Cavan

HE was once Ireland's richest man, with a fortune of €4.7bn, before his huge gamble on Anglo Irish Bank shares toppled him into bankruptcy.<p>But for …

Builder unearths vast treasure trove of 22,000 Roman coins worth up to £100,000 - then spends three nights sleeping on site to guard his hoard

An amateur metal detectorist has unearthed one of the largest hoards of Roman coins ever found in Britain.<p>Laurence Egerton, 51, made the discovery as …

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Archaeologists Have Made An Incredible Discovery At Stonehenge

Using powerful ground-penetrating radar, investigators working around Stonehenge have detected a trove of previously unknown burial mounds, chapels, …

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How Sitting All Day Is Damaging Your Body

Do you sit in an office chair or on your couch for more than six hours a day? Then here are some disturbing facts: Your risk of heart disease has …

Iran: Happy video dancers sentenced to 91 lashes and jail

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Scotland Yes-No vote: The quirky side of the Scottish independence referendum campaigns

With the Scottish independence referendum looming large, Metro looks at the quirkier side of the Yes or No campaign and how far people go to make …

Gold 'posy' ring found in County Antrim field

<b>A gold ring engraved with a romantic message has been unearthed more than 300 years after it was lost.</b><p>Treasure hunter Tom Ross found the rare 'posy' ring in a ploughed field near Newtownabbey, County Antrim.<p>The delicate ring, which has been dated to the late 1600s and is 85% gold, bears the Old …

David Clapson’s awful death was the result of grotesque government policies

The coroner said that when David Clapson died he had no food in his stomach. Clapson’s benefits had been stopped as a result of missing one meeting at the jobcentre. He was diabetic, and without the £71.70 a week from his jobseeker’s allowance he couldn’t afford to eat or put credit on his …