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Invasion of the spiders: Here's how to get rid of them

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 09:09
There are 670 different spiders in the UK, most of which do not enter our houses, but STEPHEN MOSS and looks at how we can get rid of them in the most humane and cost-effective manner.
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House-sized asteroid will come 'damn close' to Earth

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 09:06
The space rock, dubbed asteroid 2012 TC4, is about 30-100 feet (10-30 meters) in size, and will fly by at just one-eighth of the distance between Earth and the moon on October 12.
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First look inside Amazon's incredible new office

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 09:05
Amazon's new offices in Cambridge come with an indoor rainforest, a balcony for golf and a 3D display made up of hundreds of the firm's Alexa voice assistants.
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Roku cuts price on top streaming player

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 08:49
Customers in the US can pre-order the latest range of Roku streaming devices from today, with fans of the firm globally expected to be able to purchase them later on this year.
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Violent methane burps on Mars helped warm up the planet

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 08:24
Chicago University says the greenhouse gas poured out from below the surface, allowing lakes to last for up to one million years at a time.
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Apple investigating iPhone 8 handsets 'bursting' open

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 07:57
Images on Chinese website Ifeng claim to show a Tawainese customers rose gold version of the iPhone 8 Plus handset, which has split along the top and sides.
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iPhone 8 Plus surivives being cooked in a waffle iron

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 07:55
A YouTube star from Rocklin, California, has posted footage of a waffle iron on the recently released iPhone 8 plus, which incredibly survives the ordeal with only minor damage visible.
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Apple sells dongle that allows charging and headphone use

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 07:28
Apple has partly brought back the iPhone's headphone jack with a new attachment, made by electronics firm Belkin, added to its US and UK online stores.
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Chinese driver's Rolls-Royce is swallowed up by sinkhole

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 06:21
An unfortunate driver had his luxurious Rolls-Royce swallowed up by a sinkhole in China. The driver claimed that an enormous pit appeared when he was about to start his car on October 1.
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SETI expert claims we'll find aliens within two decades

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 05:38
Speaking at this year's Worlds Fair Nano in New York, astronomer Dr Seth Shostak said we will receive signals from distant alien worlds within our lifetime.
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Relationships fail as we expect too much from partners

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 05:24
Professor of social psychology at Northwestern University, Eli Finkel, says we are asking for too much for our partners, and should look to friends and family to fulfil some of our needs (stock).
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Three US-born geneticists win 2017 Nobel Medicine Prize

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 04:20
The laureates are Professors Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michal Young (pictured) Robash is at Brandeis University, Young at Rockefeller University and Hall at the Uni of Maine.
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Scientists develop TV gesture control system

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 04:00
Computer scientists at Lancaster University developed the new technology that lets users can change channels and volume settings using on-screen widgets paired to movement.
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Elon Musk close to producing biggest battery in Australia

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 03:48
Speaking at the construction site 225 km (141 miles) from the South Australian capital of Adelaide, Elon Musk announced the company is halfway done installing the lithium ion battery.
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Meet the hominin species that gave us genital herpes

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 02:46
Close contact between the hominin Parathropus boisei and our ancestors was common around sources of water, such as Kenya's Lake Turkana, providing the perfect opportunity for infection.
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Open plan office workers are interrupted every 3 minutes

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 02:16
Dr Nicole Millard, who specialises in data, analytics and emerging technology at BT, made the claims at New Scientist Live, held in London.
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Best way to annoy a teenager? Ask for help with technology

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 17:29
For many parents trying to figure out how to use the latest technologies, their teenage children are their only lifeline, but research found it to be youngsters' biggest gripe followed by chores.
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Survey reveals Brits' favourite simple pleasures

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 16:01
A survey asked 2,000 UK adults to list their favourite simple pleasures with a kiss and a cuddle topping the list followed by laughing with others and sleeping in clean sheets.
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