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How does the Moon affect sleep patterns?

IN 1969 man landed on the Moon. But since then it has lost none of its mystery. From Lucian's fictional account of travelling to the Moon in the …

How does "secured" e-mail work?

THE tiny but highly regarded e-mail host Lavabit abruptly pulled the plug on its 400,000 users on August 8th. Edward Snowden, the fugitive American …

E-ppointments

RIGHT after 8.30am is a busy time for the ill in Britain. Many medical surgeries do not allow patients to pre-book appointments with their doctors: …

Photographer Captures Incredible Aerial Shots While Paragliding

Alexandre Buisse is a professional mountain photographer who also has a huge passion for paragliding. Beautiful things happen when those two …

The 10 ugliest town centres in the UK

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

The 10 most famous cars sold at auction

Classic Cars

The Hyperloop: flawed fantasy or achievable challenge

The Hyperloop, an ambitious new form of transport proposed by SpaceX and PayPal founder Elon Musk, could be possible but faces some flaws, according to those who have analysed his plans.<p>The unveiling of the designs of Musk's "fifth mode of transport", which would fire passengers in pods at speeds …

Samsung Hennessy is official: a dual-screen flip-phone with a quad-core CPU

While we'd like to feign surprise at Samsung's official reveal of another dual-screen Android flip phone, yesterday's leak gave us ample warning. Samsung's Chinese website has officially outed the Hennessy (W789), and it boasts a pair of 3.3-inch 320x480 touch displays and runs Android 4.1 on a …

Tories follow Lib Dem lead and ‘return’ money from public-spirited nurse

The Conservative Party has joined the Liberal Democrats in giving its share of a spinster’s £520,000 bequest to the Treasury.<p>Joan Edwards, a former …

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