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The Kindest Dog Breeds To Adopt If You Want A Total Cuddle Buddy

Dogs are known for being wonderful companions. Anyone who has a dog knows that they quickly become more like family than simply a pet, and that's …

Pets

Boater accidentally drains Avon and Somerset Canal

<b>A boater accidentally drained a stretch of the Kennet and Avon Canal after leaving all the lock gates open.</b><p>A section of the waterway was left with hardly any water on Tuesday near the Barge Inn in Seend, Wiltshire.<p>A spokesperson for the Canal and River Trust confirmed what happened was not …

River Thames

'Like losing family': time may be running out for New Zealand's most sacred tree

New Zealand’s oldest and most sacred tree stands 60 metres from death, as a fungal disease known as kauri dieback spreads unabated across the country.<p>Tāne Mahuta (Lord of the Forest) is a giant kauri tree located in the Waipoua forest in the north of the country, and is sacred to the Māori people, …

New Zealand

‘F**k Trump’ crop circle written in Russian appears ahead of his visit

A special message has been left for Donald Trump when he flies to Chequers on Friday.<p>If he looks out of the left window of his helicopter, he’ll get …

Donald Trump

Italian mayor demands England pay 247 years' worth of royalties for using St George's flag

The Italian city of Genoa is demanding England pay back a 247-year debt he claims the nation owes for using the flag of St George.<p>Mayor Marco Bucci …

Red Cross

The Giant Inflatable Nappy-Clad Donald Trump Will Fly Over London Next Week

'We want to make sure he knows that all of Britain is looking ... and laughing at him.'<p>The Mayor of London has given permission for activists to …

Sheffield

Benevolent Sexism Attractive To Women, Study Shows

'Benevolent sexism (BS) has detrimental effects on women, yet women prefer men with BS attitudes over those without,' researchers wrote.<p>A …

Psychology

Return of the prefab: Could 'flat-pack' homes solve Manchester's housing crisis?

Manchester emerged from the smoke and tumult of World War II with hope, relief and a very pressing problem.<p>Bomb damage ran like a scar through the …

Housing

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

Happiness

8 tiny homes built tough for off-grid living

Many people mistake tiny homes for delicate structures that provide a minimal amount of space for simple living. But these modern tiny homes are …

Off-grid

Watch this Japanese ‘dragon’ drone slither through the air like a flying snake

Drones are awesome, but there are only so many conventional quadcopters you can see before you start to get jaded and lose your sense of wonder. …

Robotics

Which Is Worse For Your Health, Marijuana or Alcohol? Here's The Science

There are some surprises in the data!<p>Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey?<p>It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be a clear …

Cannabis

Researchers Find Herpes Viruses In Brains Marked By Alzheimer's Disease

Two common herpes viruses appear to play a role in Alzheimer's disease.<p>The viruses, best known for causing a distinctive skin rash in young children, are abundant in brain tissue from people with Alzheimer's, a team of scientists reports Thursday in <i>Neuron.</i> The team also found evidence that the …

Dementia

Birmingham’s first plastic-free supermarket opens – and you have to bring your own containers and bottles

Birmingham’s first plastic-free supermarket has opened in the city to hundreds of shoppers who came with reuseable bags, bottles and containers.<p>The …

12 Aldi secrets revealed - insider spills the beans on why prices are so cheap

Discounter Aldi has been crowned Britain's best supermarket at a prestigious awards cememony.<p>The grocer, famed for its cut price wines and cheap …

Aldi

Donald Trump Goes Rogue

In half a week, between Quebec and Singapore, Trump showed that the liberal order is hateful to him, and that he wants out.<p>When President Trump walked out early from the meeting of the Group of Seven in Charlevoix, Quebec, on June 9th, he left the group’s collective statement without an American …

Trump vs Nato: the trade war is becoming a security crisis

America won’t put up with Europe’s weakness on defence any more<p>For Theresa May, the most worrying part of Donald Trump’s talks with Kim Jong-un came two days before the two men met. The US President had arrived in Singapore early after escaping the G7 summit in Canada, still sore at being upbraided …

Geopolitics

Dementia-related brain damage reversed in mice using 20-year-old asthma drug

A fascinating new study from researchers at Temple University has successfully reversed cognitive impairments in mice with dementia. The research …

Windows 10 tip: Quickly create a virtual machine to test new features

Beginning with Windows 10 version 1709, the Hyper-V Manager includes an option to create a new virtual machine from a single dialog box. Be sure to …

Windows 10

How to: Build a Raspberry Pi security camera

Build your own cut-price surveillance equipment.<p>The tiny powerhouse that is the Raspberry Pi can be built into almost any project, and in this case …

VPNFilter malware infecting 500,000 devices is worse than we thought

Malware tied to Russia can attack connected computers and downgrade HTTPS.<p>Two weeks ago, officials in the private and public sectors warned that …

Why Insulin Is a New Suspect in Alzheimer's Disease

Johnson and Johnson recently announced that it was halting a clinical trial for a new Alzheimer’s drug after safety issues emerged. This latest …

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This could be huge.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

Quick DIY Raspberry Pi Weather Station

If you are interested in creating your very own connected Raspberry Pi weather station, you may be interested in a new tutorial which has been …

Don't Tell Anyone, But We Just Had Two Years Of Record-Breaking Global Cooling

<b>Inconvenient Science:</b> NASA data show that global temperatures <i>dropped</i> sharply over the past two years. Not that you'd know it, since that wasn't …

Climate Change

Brits bask in sweltering 28C temperatures on record breaking Bank Holiday Monday - but get ready for THUNDERSTORMS today

BRITS could be blasted with THUNDERSTORMS today as the weather begins to cool after a record-breaking Bank Holiday Monday.<p>A threat of thunder will …

No Cinderella: Margo Jefferson on the real Meghan Markle

Any 'commoner' who marries into any royal family ​is seen as marrying up. But Harry is marrying up too, by marrying out<p>Once a woman enters a royal family, every aspect and function of her body becomes a site of proprietary fantasy<p>Like any black and biracial woman, she has had a lifetime of learning …

Royal Family

Scaleway launches updated cloud servers for $2.40 per month

French cloud hosting company Scaleway announced new servers for its cloud offering. While the company’s offering was already quite cheap, Scaleway is going one step further with prices starting at €1.99 per month (around $2.40 per month).<p>For this price, you get an x86 server with 1 core, 1GB of …

Baking soda: A safe, easy treatment for arthritis?

Baking soda has been used as a home remedy for generations due to its antacid properties. Yet its benefits run even deeper, and new research may …