One in every six days spent in hospitals can be attributed to obesity-related causes for those aged 45 and up, according to new research.
A Slovakian start-up has unveiled their latest car/plane hybrid that they say will revolutionise the transport industry.
Changing your gait can change your mood.
40% of internet users report having been harassed - and 1 in 5 has experienced harassment they described as severe.
This British illustrator has an antenna into his skull which allows him to translate colours into sounds.
Members of the public around the world now have the chance to bankroll young scientists carrying out cutting-edge research, thanks to a new crowd funding platform...
Google has announced a partnership with artificial intelligence teams at Oxford University to teach machines to think like people.
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Sleep deprivation can take a heavy mental toll.
A closer look begs some deep questions about the very nature of the selfie.

Google to take on internet pirates

Google is set to charge sites for increased prominence in search results in an effort to tackle the multi-billion dollar piracy problem.
Positive thinking can hinder more than it helps by zapping people's motivation to work toward their goals.
The cognitive benefits of multilingualism.
Birds do it, bees do it and now Australian scientists have discovered where 'it' all started.

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School weighs Satanic colouring book

A group has submitted a Satanic colouring book and fact sheets for children at Florida schools to challenge a practice of allowing Bibles in school.
In response to Sweden's recognition of Palestine, Israel's foreign minister has made a dig at IKEA, saying that relations in the Middle East were more 'complex'...
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A new mother in Germany has used a curious tactic to distract staff at a pharmacy while allegedly stealing cash.
EXCLUSIVE: Australians who lost loved ones in the Holocaust say a program meant to compensate them for property taken by the Nazis is inadequate.