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They're the latest gadget craze: telescopic phone and camera holders that let you take selfies from a distance. But would you buy one?

Would you buy a selfie stick? Would you buy a selfie stick?

They're the latest gadget craze: telescopic phone and camera holders that let you take selfies from a distance. But would you buy one?

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Possibly, yes, but size alone cannot explain why some of us are regarded as geniuses. Some large-brained animals such as dolphins and whales are very intelligent, but so are crows with their tiny...

We can’t be sure, although the oldest known burial took place about 130,000 years ago. Burying the dead is perhaps the earliest form of religious practice and suggests people were concerned...

If you mean a prediction of the location, time and violence of an earthquake that’s precise enough to allow decisions about evacuations, then the answer is ‘no’. Over the years,...

The battery eater is a circuit board shaped like a face. Its mouth is a slot for an AA battery and it has two LEDs for eyes. Insert dying batteries and enjoy the evil looking glow of the red eyes...

Puppies don’t cock their legs, only adult male dogs. The behavioural change doesn’t seem to be directly linked to hormone levels because even dogs that are castrated before puberty...

The electromagnetic radiation given off by mobile phones is expressed by their specific absorption rate (SAR). It’s a measure of the power of the radiation absorbed by a given mass of body...

People in pain typically have lowered eyebrows, raised cheeks, tightened eyelids, an open mouth, and closed eyes. One reason is to escape from the cause of the pain. Tensing up your muscles and...

Yes. There is a lot of evidence to show that the body responds directly to the tempo of music by matching stride, heartbeat and breathing patterns. One study (Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and...

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