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Research shows blinking can act as a nonverbal cue for conversations

The experiments showed that speakers perceived the subtle difference between short and long blinks.

13 Dec 2018 4:40 PM

Narcissists are more likely to support military rule than democracy

We need to make sure we are not fostering feelings of entitlement or expectations of special treatment.

06 Dec 2018 8:10 PM

Man removes drugs hidden in penis after being arrested for laughing at police

The man named James Mason was fined for possession of a Class A drug while social media users mocked him.

26 Nov 2018 5:07 PM

Survey shows what Instagram filters can reveal about a person

Users with a positive outlook had higher colour diversity in pictures while neurotic people had less colour harmony.

21 Nov 2018 5:40 PM

Firms have grown more sceptical about workplace romance after #MeToo movement

The study found that 78 per cent companies reviewed and updated policies regarding workplace relationships in the wake of movements.

19 Nov 2018 5:49 PM


Widow of tattoo artist gets his skin removed in a bid to preserve his art

Chris owned Electric Underground Tattoos and was suffering from ulcerative colitis.

15 Nov 2018 9:07 PM

Number of men seeking penis fillers goes up by 70 per cent because of porn

Meanwhile experts expressed concern over the injection which has a chemical used to sooth wrinkles.

01 Nov 2018 2:49 PM

Man who had his ears and nose removed to look like a skull wants genitals to go next

Ramirez says that he laughs when people scream at his appearance but insists he is just a normal person who happens to look different.

30 Oct 2018 5:33 PM

Woman horrified after catching neighbour having sex with cat after hearing the pet scream

Police removed the man from the property as other neighbours expressed concerns about the security of their children.

29 Oct 2018 4:15 PM

Robotic bat that uses sound to map environments developed by scientists

The Robat is equipped with an ultrasonic speaker that produces frequency-modulated chirps at a rate typically used by bats.

28 Oct 2018 7:24 PM


Portrait generated using AI sells for $432000 at auction

15000 classic portraits were run through software by artist Pierre Fautrel and his team to generate the picture.

26 Oct 2018 5:41 PM

Woman encourages people to get checked for breast cancer by live streaming surgery

Breast cancer survivors and their loved ones across the globe are trying to bring attention to the issue by participating in runs.

26 Oct 2018 3:23 PM

Woman writes Facebook post to thank boy who helped her daughter when she got her period

As she seemed embarrassed, the boy reassured her by saying that he has sisters and ‘it’s all good’.

25 Oct 2018 3:03 PM

Man strips an jumps inside shark tank leaving visitors at aquarium shocked

He reportedly headed to the aquarium after the violent attack and refused to leave when the security guards stopped him.

18 Oct 2018 4:22 PM

Research suggests people's taste may be altered using virtual reality

When we eat, we perceive not only just the taste and aroma of foods, we get sensory input from our surroundings - eyes, ears, even memories.

16 Oct 2018 9:16 PM


Scientists say beer may become costlier because of global warming

Barley “is one of the most heat-sensitive crops globally,” but this study connects that to something that people care about.

15 Oct 2018 9:08 PM

Staff at bank in China shocked as 5-foot-long python fall from ceiling

Authorities managed to capture the snake before handing it over to the Wildlife Rescue Research and Epidemic Monitoring Centre.

15 Oct 2018 4:07 PM

Anti-social behaviour in children may be result of harsh parenting

The study convincingly shows that parenting, and not just genes, contributes to the development of risky callous-unemotional traits.

14 Oct 2018 8:36 PM

Woman left with third breast under her armpit after botched breast reduction procedure

What she thought was a routine operation had horrifying consequences which were revealed when she felt discomfort under her right arm.

13 Oct 2018 7:22 PM

Research suggests slashing meat consumption can help save the climate

Scientists called for a "global shift" towards more plant-based diets, slashing food waste and improving farming practices.

11 Oct 2018 12:48 PM