Patients recovering from a stroke can slash their risk of blood clots by wearing a small “half wrist-watch” around their leg, a trial has shown. A study at Royal Stoke University Hospital found the geko
During the first century, people across Rome were obsessed with chariot races, which frequently produced horrific crashes. However, one charioteer steered his way to victory more than 2,000 times. Flavius
The Florida School for Boys, opened at the turn of the 20th century, was supposed to provide a new start for troubled young men who had committed crimes ranging from theft to rape. Instead, it was the
A new paper raises an old, contentious idea. We have to stop taking away Mother Nature’s achievements. Every time a creature is quirky or bizarre people say that it must be an alien, when the reality that
Genuine couples are being prevented from getting married and are subjected to “insulting” and “gruelling” checks as part of a government crackdown on sham marriages, a Guardian investigation has found.