Sian Hudson

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Room In Here feat. The Game & Sonyae Elise

The origins of… ellipses, commas, and other punctuation marks

Everyone is now expected to add punctuation when writing, but that wasn’t always the case. It took centuries for the English language to build up the list of rules that has now become commonplace. Here’s a brief look at how we came to use these well-known punctuation marks.<p><b>Colons, commas, and</b> …

Linguistics

Parkinson's: Woman who can sniff out disease inspires new research

Scottish pensioner inspires new study to detect Parkinson's disease through body odour after she successfully identifies sufferers by smelling T-shirts<p>Scientists have begun research into if a person's odour can be used to diagnose Parkinson's after a "supersmeller" detected the disease by sniffing …

A couple traveling from Thailand to South Africa without flying shares what it's like to live and earn on the road

After a year together in Canada, they spent nine months back home in Australia, paying off $23,000 of credit card debt and saving another $10,000.<p>They used their savings to partially finance an eight-month trip through Central America, and to make ends meet, "We took up any employment we could …

Vital information could be lost in 'digital dark age' warns professor

Paper archives are vital to prevent information stored on computers becoming inaccessible because of out-dated formats<p>The world faces an information 'dark age' because so much information is stored digitally, the former president of the Royal Society for Chemistry as warned.<p>Professor David Garner …

Humanities

17 Of The Most Underrated National Parks In America

Move over, Yellowstone.

National Parks

Neuroscientists Suggest These 5 Easy Ways To Create Genuine Happiness In Your Life

Happiness

Stepdad makes disabled stepson smile with heartfelt song

Watch as a devoted stepdad makes his severely disabled son smile with a rap<p>A stepfather managed to get his severely disabled stepson to smile by singing him a rap.<p>"I put on some music and the lyrics just poured out of me"<p>Jayce, from Conneticut, can be seen in this video - which has now been viewed …

The Guardian film show: The Martian, The Walk, Macbeth and The Intern - audio

Peter Bradshaw and Henry Barnes join Xan Brooks for our weekly round-up of the big cinema releases. This week the team experience life on Mars with Matt Damon's stranded Nasa astronaut in The Martian; watch Joseph Gordon-Levitt totter along the high wire between reality and entertainment in the …

Macbeth