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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Skegness sea monster revealed as a hoax

Video of a monster seen in the sea at Skegness has attracted over 1m views on YouTube.

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Silver stylista becomes model at 93

As today’s generation becomes more and more obsessed about appearance, there were two stories this week that brought a welcome antidote to this world of unrealistic role models.

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Obama threatens to get a tattoo

President Barack Obama has revealed an interesting tactic that he uses to stop his daughters from getting a tattoo.

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Thumb typing could be about to get faster

If you are one of the many people who bash away slowly at the keyboard with two fingers, your life could be about to change.

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Heavy metal will make your flowers grow

Now I know what I have been doing wrong with my house plants all these years, I have been playing them the wrong music.

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Postcards lose out to Facebook and Skype

Hardly anyone sends a postcard any more, with most travellers choosing to use Facebook and Skype to contact their family and friends when they are abroad, according to a new report.

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A dull but worthy winner

I was surprised to see the winner of the Design of the Year award going to the new Gov.uk website.

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Volunteers needed to live on Mars

I had to check the date this week when I read about a project asking for volunteers to go and live on Mars – was it April 1 or the year 3000?

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Technology catches up with bats

A new camera has been developed that can take 3D pictures of objects from a distance of around one kilometre.

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Get trim the Cuban way

An entire nation took part in a mass diet that saw them eating less food and exercising more.

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