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Scientists Study What to Do If You Drop a Cookie on the Floor

The five-second rule: New study says it's safe to eat food that's been on the floor … or is it?<p>Once again, you've dropped your snack. You bend down, snatch it up, and gently blow off any dust—and, you hope, deadly germs. You're about to put it in your mouth because, after all, you've got the …

5 Easy Tricks to Bust Out of a Bad Mood

Bad moods are the worst, aren't they? Especially the ones that you just wake up with and can't shake. Those are the ones I really dislike. But as I've come to learn over the years, you can either make or break your own happiness. And while sometimes it isn't easy, no matter the circumstances, you …

Who Buried the $10 Million in Coins Found by a California Couple—and Why?

What they found, where it's from—and what are the odds?<p>The dream of discovering buried treasure came true for a California couple who found a real pot of gold while walking their dog. The largest such hoard ever found in the U.S. is comprised of 1,411 gold coins, minted between 1847 and 1894, worth …

Saudi royal family could pay for restoration of Roman monuments

Deal brokered by mayor of Rome could see Saudi Arabia provide millions of euros to restore neglected sites in exchange for loans of priceless artworks<p>A training barracks used by Roman gladiators and the 2,000-year-old mausoleum of the Emperor Augustus could be restored with money from the Saudi …

OECD: English pupils 'more practical than academic'

New OECD international league tables show that English teenagers outperform their European peers in problem solving skills but still lag far behind pupils from the Far East<p>English teenagers are better at solving problems in real-life situations than tackling core academic disciplines, a major …

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Parents offering houses as guarantee on private school fees

Recession hit families desperate to keep their children in the best schools are deferring fees by effectively securing a loan against their property<p>Parents struggling to cope in the recession are giving private schools a charge on their home in return for deferring fee payments so they can afford …