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The amazing intelligence of elephants: http://gu.com/p/3jgfz/fb Researchers have found that elephants understand pointing. It's more evidence of their intelligence, yet people still hunt them. Photograph: AFP Photo/Carl de Souza

How Isaac Newton's encounter with that apple ended up helping send rockets into space<p>Newton's equation first appeared in the <i>Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica</i>, July 1687. It describes why that apple fell from that tree in that orchard in Lincolnshire. Whether or not that apple actually …

Clever Illustrations Show the Origin of Superheroes and Villains

Las Vegas illustration team Ninjabot has created some fantastic illustrations that show the origin of some of our favorite superheroes and villains. The series of art prints will ask you to take a trip down memory lane as you remember how your childhood heroes all came to be.<p>As Ninjabot states, …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

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ION Glasses Are The Unobtrusive Notifications System You Wear On Your Face

Google Glass, Google schmass. What you really want on your face are these puppies. ION Glasses are sunglass or prescription glasses frames with a built-in LED, Bluetooth stack, and tiny button controller.<p>What do they do? Well the LED lights up to notify you of new messages – you can set different …

Sherlock: Martin Freeman Interview - Who is Watson? - BBC One

Sherlock: Benedict Cumberbatch on BBC Breakfast

Sherlock: Benedict Cumberbatch interview - Updating Sherlock. - BBC One

Sherlock series 3 filming: Is Moriarty alive – and did Derren Brown hypnotise John?

Andrew Scott, who plays Sherlock's arch-nemesis, is joined on set by the TV illusionist - but is it all just a case of misdirection?<p>Benedict …

“Ah, John. How wonderful of you to join me…but how terrible that you’re here.”

Sherlock returns to BBC1 on 5 July

A Scandal in Belgravia is to kick off the re-run of the second season at 8:30pm<p>Back in May, the re-run of Sherlock series one scored impressive …

Sherlock Series Three Rumour Control

Rumours have been flying today thanks to the apparent possibility of a Sherlock Christmas Special. While long time readers will know that the …

20 Things You May (or May Not) Know About BBC...

Everything you ever wanted to know about Benedict Cumberbatch (including his vital stats and how many anagrams you can make out of his name)

If you're a fan of Benedict Cumberbatch then your head is about to explode (or if not explode at least fizz a little). To celebrate the HE release of …

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