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NHS 111 - Free NHS helpline service for urgent medical concerns - NHS Choices

NHS 111 is much more than a helpline – if you're worried about an urgent medical concern, you can call 111 to speak to a fully trained …

NHS 111 is much more than a helpline – if you're worried about an urgent medical concern, you can call 111 to speak to a fully trained adviser. https://t.co/MBgxmY0vVN

18 words and phrases smart people never include on their resumes

While it can be tempting to load a bunch of jargon and glowing language on your resume, there are certain terms and phrases that you should avoid.<p>So, …

Watch the History of the World Unfold on an Animated Map: From 200,000 BCE to Today

"Where are you from?" a character at one point asks Babe, the hapless protagonist of the Firesign Theatre's classic comedy album <i>How Can You Be in Two</i> …

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Rez dogs on verge of forming single consciousness, scientists warn

A team of scientists are warning that rez dogs may be on the verge of forming a single, unified consciousness.<p>Rez dogs, known for their craftiness …

Ancient Legends Lead Scientist to Discover Plants Can Hear

Do you talk to your plants? Well, science suggests they might be able to hear you. An Australian scientist was inspired by stories from Indigenous …

Blue Planet II: Meet the fish which is so scared of water it lives in a cave

It is not easy being a fish when you are afraid of the water.<p>So spare a thought for the leaping blenny, which detests the sea so much, it chooses to live in miniature cave three feet above the tide-line in Guam, Micronesia, and scampers to higher ground when it notices even the smallest wave …

Winter Is Coming. What If Roads And Runways Could De-Ice Themselves?

When Chris Tuan was a Department of Defense contractor in the early 1990s, the Air Force asked him to think of something that could de-ice its airfields around the world.<p>Heavy cargo aircraft were landing on icy runways and skidding off, he says, "so they wanted to find out some innovative way to …

Engineering

The 10 driving laws we all break without even realising - how many are you guilty of?

A list of laws which many motorists break without even realising has been compiled by a car leasing supplier.<p>Leasecar.co.uk says these are the rules …

Internet Legend Slenderman Gets a New Horror Movie and an Even More Horrifying-Looking Doc

So 2017 is only a few days old, but the breakout star so far is Slenderman. He’s the terrifying internet meme turned real-life crime inspiration who …

Isle Of Skye Road Trip: Scotland's Land Of Fairies | World Travel Guide - Part 3

Getting To Skye<p>The most common way to get to the Isle of Skye is to fly into Glasgow, rent a car, and drive up through the highlands from there. It …

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Dear Britain: Elena Ferrante, Slavoj Žižek and other European writers on Brexit

Ahead of the European referendum, we asked leading authors and thinkers from EU countries to write letters to Britain. Do they want us to stay, or are they ready to say goodbye?<p>It must be tempting to shut the doors and pull the curtains, keep the money under the mattress and think about the past<p>Let …

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Ad breakdown: Vote Leave EU referendum broadcast

<b>Who knew the EU referendum was all about saving the NHS?</b><p>The campaign hasn't been so far. But you wouldn't know that from watching Vote Leave's referendum broadcast, which offers a novel spin on the traditional election broadcast, with some clever stylistic touches.<p>The five minute film shown on …

Ten Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online For FREE

Science and the Internet are two individual entities that, when combined, become the 21st century’s most powerful educational tool. If you suddenly …

Aliens are controlling the Sun says evidence from solar observatory claims UFO researcher

A researcher is convinced that UFOs are controlling the amount of the sun's light and heat that is released to Earth. The Russian ufologist, who's …

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Where in England is your accent from? This app can tell you

An English Dialects app developed by University of Cambridge researchers guesses what part of the country you're from<p>Do you pronounce "scone" so it rhymes with "gone" or "cone"? Is summer followed by autumn or backend? Is the "a" in "last" long or short?<p>England has always been teeming with …

10 of the best travel apps … that you'll actually use

No one needs a smartphone full of gimmicky apps. We’ve rounded up a selection of the best tools for the digital-savvy traveller<p><b>’</b><b>Appy days: Tell us your favourite travel app in the comments below</b><p>For a long time, whenever I was spotted using Google Maps to navigate London’s public transport network a …

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Best Night Sky Events of January 2016 (Stargazing Maps)

Last Quarter Moon, January 2016<p>See what's up in the night sky for December 2015, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this Space.com …

Want to Buy a Telescope for the Holidays? Here’s Your Guide to the Universe.

Christmas is in less than two weeks, and at this time of year I always get a lot of emails, tweets, Facebook messages, telegrams, and laser encoded …

The Great Filter theory suggests humans have already conquered the threat of extinction

It's difficult to not be pessimistic when considering humanity's future prospects. Many people would agree that it's more likely than not that we'll …

Build A Coke Can Stove For Hiking And Camping

Nutrition plays a vital role in brain function and staying sharp into the golden years. Personally, my husband is going through medical school, which …

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Alien Messages From Another Universe? The Strange Physics Of Cyclic Cosmology

The big bang is the preeminent theory of modern cosmology. The model is strongly supported by evidence. But if the big bang caused the Universe, what caused the big bang? Everything from God to nothing has been proposed as an answer, but there are some who think our Universe could have formed from …

The Morning Habit That Boosts Your Libido Bigtime

<i>By Beth Lipton</i><p>What if there was a way that you could have more and better sex--and all it would take is a few minutes a day?<p>Plus, you'd also end up with a stronger immune system and more restful sleep.<p>Sound too good to be true? It isn't. In a word: meditation.<p>"Ask yourself why aren't you having as …

Immune System

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Why a Mental Universe Is the “Real” Reality

By Deepak Chopra, MD, Menas Kafatos, PhD, Bernardo Kastrup, PhD, Rudolph Tanzi, PhD<p>Science concerns itself with reality, in the form of “real particles”, “real organisms”, and the “real universe”. The tacit assumption is that science can answer the question of reality itself. If this wasn’t the …