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Why we trust a stranger who looks the part

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 14:20
A study at New York University suggests looking like Mother Teresa might make people willing to give us money, while any resemblance to Ponzi scheme swindler Bernie Madoff is best avoided.
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Average Brit's DNA is 60% European

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 12:31
A new study by AncestryDNA reveals that Britons, on average, glean 60 per cent of their ancestry from Europe (including Ireland).
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Astronomer discovers long-lost NASA image satellite

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 12:27
A NASA satellite that failed in 2005 has been discovered, still functioning. The satellite, which launched from Santa Barbara, California, in 2000, may be able to resume its mission.
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Apple to slash production target for the iPhone X in half

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 12:06
Apple Inc will halve its iPhone X production target for the first three months of the year to around 20 million units, Nikkei reported on Monday, sending its shares down more than 2 percent.
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Film Festivals Are Forever Changed in the Wake of #MeToo

Wired - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 12:04
At this year's Sundance Film Festival, female directors and the Time's Up movement received top billing.
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Astronauts may have to eat a spread made from faeces

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 12:04
Penn State researchers have found a way to turn the solid waste produced by humans on board long-term space flights to Mars into a nutritional food spread, similar to Marmite.
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Adelaide study finds an afternoon nap as good as caffeine

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 11:47
By having a snooze instead of a coffee you can get similar benefits but without side effects such as disrupted night time sleep, Dr Nicole Lovato, from Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health explains.
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Men are more attractive if popular with other women

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 11:16
Women are attracted to men with partners because they are more likely to be faithful - which makes them 'good mates', according to researchers from the University of St Andrews (stock image).
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Orange cave crocodiles may be mutating into a new species

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 11:14
Researchers discovered the 1.5-metre-long (5 ft) crocodiles in 2008 in a remote cave in Gabon, western Africa, where the reptiles fed only on bats and crickets.
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Conservatives are more attractive than liberals

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 11:12
Researchers from Susquehanna University and Illinois State University have found that attractive people have an easier life and are more likely to be conservative.
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London Tube is as loud as a 'rock concert'

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 11:12
University College London researchers have mapped the 10 loudest journeys on the network in zones one and two, with the Victoria line shown to be the worst offender.
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Facebook teaches you how to keep data private after EU law

Daily Mail UK - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 11:10
Starting today, Facebook is rolling out educational videos to users worldwide showing them how to manage the data Facebook collects on them and how to delete old posts.
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