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Andrea Leadsom is the leader of an am-dram peasants’ revolt

As a ferociously keen Bible student, Andrea Leadsom will know whether she is predicted in the Book of Revelation. For those of us operating on a lower plane, condemned to pick through the entrails of the past fortnight, the portents are not hugely encouraging. On the basis that most things that …

Boris Johnson

10 things men should do every day (according to science)

We all know the basics – exercise, eat vegetables, never look at booze or bacon, etc – but what else should we be doing every day for a better, healthier, happier life?<p>To paraphrase the slogan of a popular sugary treat, only science has the answer ...<p>1. Play computer games<p>Ever wanted a bigger …

University of Illinois

What Are The Odds Of Finding Earth 2.0?

Just a short 25 years ago, if you had asked astronomers and astrophysicists whether there were planets around other stars, the answer would have been, “probably, but we don’t know for sure.” Thanks to a number of new techniques and advanced equipment, we’ve now discovered thousands of stars within …

Universe

5 Vital Keys to Success in Love and Dating

Love acts in mysterious ways, but research can help you learn some of its secrets and make yourself a more attractive love prospect. Love is a …

Zac Goldsmith’s fight to be London mayor: ‘I’m up against someone who poses a real danger’

The Tory candidate has run a low-key campaign so far to be London mayor, but now the battle has turned nasty. His rival, he says, ‘will trample on anyone’ – and must be stopped<p>It’s day one of the official campaign to be mayor of London. In 45 days’ time, all will be decided. Zac Goldsmith’s battle …

London Mayor

Gravitational waves explained

A century after Albert Einstein rewrote our understanding of space and time, physicists have confirmed one of the most elusive predictions of his …

LIGO

A story of drugs, darkness and death in the Amazon

“Unais was a good man. We spoke for four or five hours a day about philosophy, health and world politics. I thought we would be lifelong friends. But that night, all I could sense from him was evil. His eyes had an empty rage. He was possessed.”<p>On Wednesday, December 16, Joshua Stevens, 29, a …

Spirituality

9 Realistic Ways To Stop Procrastinating And Stress Less

People procrastinate for different reasons, but the result is the same: stress. Here’s how to tackle all of the reasons you put things off.<p>Those expense reports you’ve been putting off for months? That power yoga class you never seem to make? Chances are, there are at least one or two projects on …

The party's over in startup land

It already raised $162 million in prior venture financing and debt. We don't know how much of it is left and how much it burned through. But it's time to go back to the trough - under punishing conditions.<p>Perhaps it's the sound of hot air hissing out of the startup funding bubble where …

Ancient Greek grave 'for Alexander the Great's friend Hephaestion'

Opulent underground monument in northern Greece was for Hephaestion, closest friend and general of Alexander the Great, archaeologist claims<p>An opulent underground monument in northern Greece that caused a stir when excavated last year may have been a symbolic grave - but not the final resting place …

Ancient History