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feminine looks

A square jaw, strong brow, thin lips and a broader nose are seen as signs of talent and competence, a new study has found. The features, associated with increased levels of the male hormone testosterone, are seen as assertive and markers o…

wooden boat

This is the astonishing moment a group of African migrants sprinted up a Spanish beach after jumping out of a rickety wooden boat, leaving locals stunned. Around 30 people, including three children, were filmed diving out of the boat on th…

God-min

They're the Facebook mothers' groups where women get together to share and discuss the latest shopping tip or crafty home hack. But behind the apparent cheery helpfulness of these groups, there's a sinister dark side that sees members abus…

white farmers

White South Africans could be forced to give up their own homes from next year as the nation's government steamrolls through plans for land expropriation over claims 'Africa's original sin' must be reversed. Land is a huge issue in South A…

Giraffe subspecies

Two giraffe subspecies have been classed as critically endangered for the first time. Both the Kordofan giraffe, often found in Cameroon, and the Nubian giraffe, often found in Kenya, have been placed on a threatened species red list.

hottest fishmonger

A young attractive woman who was seen skilfully handling live fish at a wet market stall in Taiwan has become an internet celebrity. Dubbed 'Taiwan's hottest fishmonger', 26-year-old Liu Pengpeng said she was 'just helping her mother out' …

copycat dog

This is the hilarious moment a dog and a tiger stalk each other through a viewing window at a zoo in China. The two would-be predators pace along either side of the glass pane trying to work out how to get to each other.

electric boat

Swedish engineers have built the world's fist electric-powered speedboat. Dubbed the Candela Seven, the vessel is available for £192,000 and the firm building the boat claim it will be dispatched to customers as early as Spring 2019. The o…

termite mounds

Roy Funch, an American botanist who has lived and worked in Brazil's hardscrabble northeast for decades, long looked at huge cone-shaped mounds of mud in the distance and wondered. After years of failing to generate interest in the mounds,…

baboon heart

Pig hearts may soon be transplanted into terminally ill people to cure their life-threatening conditions. The science fiction idea is now one step closer to reality since a landmark study proved it was possible to keep an animal alive with…

diagnose cancer

A blood test could help to diagnose cancer within just ten minutes.Tiny fragments of gold can be used to detect the remains of cancer cells in the body, avoiding the need for a biopsy. Researchers found cells for breast, prostate and breas…

psychological hibernation

Antarctic researchers enter a state of ‘psychological hibernation’ to cope with the stresses of constant darkness, isolation and confinement, researchers have found. The study could have important implications for manned trips to Mars and …

wind turbines

Designs for a £90 million ($114m) eco-friendly superyacht powered by wind turbines that never needs to return to land to refuel has been revealed for the first time. The Wind Motion is 100 per cent self sufficient meaning its owner can sta…

gold coins

Rare gold coins and a golden earring have been discovered in the ancient Mediterranean port of Caesarea in northern Israel - possibly left and never recovered as Crusaders conquered the city 900 years ago. The Israel Antiquities Authority …

Avatar robot

It is the real-life Avator robot.Toyota has revealed the latest version of its T-HR31 humanoid robot. Human operators have been able to successfully control the human-sized bot remotely through 5G communication from roughly 6 miles away.

Moon rocks

Three moon rocks brought to Earth nearly half a century ago and the only known documented lunar samples in private hands, sold for $855,000 in New York on Thursday, Sotheby's said. The rocks, collected by an unmanned Soviet Luna-16 Mission…

see-through dress

An Egyptian actress has been charged with public obscenity and could face jail after appearing on the red carpet wearing a see-through dress that showed off her legs. Rania Youssef attended the closing ceremony of a film festival in Cairo …

Thai cave

The Thai cave where 12 boys and their football coach were trapped underground for 17 days is now surrounded by tourists. The attraction reopened last month and now hundreds of stalls line the road to the cave, selling souvenirs including t…

breastfeed spiders

Scientists have discovered a species of spider that produces milk for its young, and continues to provide the nutrition even after they’re able to find food on their own.The find is unusual considering lactation is typically only seen amon…

dangerous gang

The mayor of a small Salvadoran city has driven dangerous gangs MS-13 and La Barrio 18 out of town by taking to the streets armed. Mauricio Vilanova, a married father-of-one who has been mayor for 18 years, has been patrolling the streets …

resemble donuts

Gas surrounding a supermassive black hole spews out from above and below the disk like a three-dimensional fountain, new simulations have revealed. While it’s long been assumed that the rings of gas around active black holes took on the sh…

actually BROTHER

A photo of a boy with curly hair which was long thought to show Vincent van Gogh aged 13 is actually a picture of his brother Theo, experts in the Netherlands believe. The black-and-white picture was previously held to be one of just two s…

3,202 press ups

A boy dubbed a 'five-year-old Schwarzenegger' has broken six world records after a marathon session of 3,202 consecutive press-ups. Little Rakhim Kurayev did 1,000 press-ups in just 40 minutes 57 seconds and 2,000 press-ups in 1 hour 30 mi…

my bucket list

This is the incredible moment an 82-year-old woman completes her bucket list after travelling 7,000 miles to jump out of a plane 13,000 ft above Dubai. The woman, called Hilde, had been transfixed by skydivers she'd seen falling from the s…

glass fall

A freak accident captured on CCTV shows a group of men painfully trapped under heavy sheets of glass in an Indian warehouse. The incident in the city of Siliguri, in northeast India, took place on Monday, at the start of the working day, a…

wearing a white sheet

A thief wearing a ghost cloak has been caught on camera sneaking into elderly people's homes to steal expensive 18th Century paintings. The burglaries took place at the Servizi alla Persona, a residential complex in Pavia, northern Italy, …

green fireball

A mystery green fireball seen glowing above Russia's high-tech 'scientific city' has puzzled scientists. The bright flash and streaking tail was spotted by stunned motorists close to research town Akademgorodok, on the edge of regional cap…

back to Earth

NASA's latest interplanetary probe has sent its first selfie from the barren surface of Mars, after it successfully reached the planet following a seven month trip through space. The US space agency released a photograph taken by its InSig…

Babydoll

Conservationist Damian Aspinall and his wife, Burberry executive Victoria, are mourning the death of their beloved gorilla, Babydoll, aged 57, at Howletts Park in Kent. Babydoll was Britain’s oldest gorilla and hand-raised in Howletts, whe…

DNA of twins

More than 100 scientists, most of them in China, have condemned a geneticist's claim that he altered the genes of twin girls born this month as 'crazy' and unethical. In an open letter circulating online, the scientists said the use of CRI…