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Kim Woodburn Looks Nothing Short Of Unrecognisable After Makeover On '100% Hotter'

She looks FAB.<p>If you were a fan of 00s domestic series ‘How Clean Is Your House?’, chances are you will probably remember one of its leading stars …

Curiosity update, sols 896-949: Telegraph Peak, Garden City, and concern about the drill

Since I last wrote about Curiosity drilling at Pink Cliffs, the rover has visited and studied two major sites, drilling at one of them. It has also …

Toy-turned-movie works Lego nostalgia

Lego Movie taps into 50 years of brick stacking. Batman and Gandalf don’t hurt, either.<p>When <i>Battleship</i> opened in the summer of 2012, Hollywood was …

VW camper van: farewell to the symbol of 60s freedom

The last ever Volkswagen Type 2 Kombi van has rolled off the production line. We bid a fond farewell to the much-loved, multipurpose shed on wheels<p>It was the defining image of nomadic hippydom, gracing Bob Dylan album covers, hauling surfers and their boards in search of killer waves and serving as …

Say What? Your Voice Tells People How Tall You Are

Sounds produced in the lower airways may clue listeners in to your height.<p><b>Talk about a cool finding: You can tell the relative heights of others just by the sound of their voices, according to new research.</b><p>Past experiments have also suggested that people can discern height from voice. The new …

The Genographic Project Returns to Ireland to Reveal DNA Results

Wildlife<p>By Colby Bishop, The Genographic Project<p>Hundreds of County Mayo, Ireland residents gathered earlier this week to learn first hand what their DNA could show them about their ancient past. From Viking ancestry to descending from Niall of the Nine Hostages, the genetics of County Mayo proved …

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The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

Buying used: Compact hybrid a tribute to the late, lamented Honda CRX

Introduced in late 2010, Honda's CR-Z hybrid bore more than a passing resemblance to one of the company's most beloved models: the CRX. This was no coincidence. The pint-sized, Civic-derived CRX hatchback was a favourite with tuners and enthusiasts, and many lament its passing in the early …

Canadian Wage Gap: Largest Difference Ever Between West, Maritimes

There’s a different kind of income inequality growing in Canada, and where you rank on the ladder depends on where you live.<p>On one side are Alberta, …

Robert Wilkinson, Police Car 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Singer, Runs For Mayor Of Edson, Alta.

EDSON, Alta. - An Alberta man who became a YouTube sensation for enthusiastically singing the song "Bohemian Rhapsody'' from the back seat of a …

Students demand boundaries between drug firms and medical schools

The push to go pharma-free after a series of scandals<p>When Toronto family doctor Navindra Persaud was studying medicine at the University of Toronto …