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The iPhone Keyboard Has Had a Mouse This Whole Time

The iPhone Keyboard Has Had a Mouse This Whole Time

Good news, iPhone users! Your phone has had a hidden mouse all along.
How to Look Smart

How to Look Smart

Are you fooling others about your intellect … or are they fooling you about theirs?
The Over-the-Hill Gang

The Over-the-Hill Gang

How a ragtag crew of ageing criminals pulled off one of the most daring robberies in British history.
The Power of Touch

The Power of Touch

It’s vital for our health, wellbeing and happiness, say the world’s leading neuroscientists.
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The Pilots Who Crashed Into the Sea

The Pilots Who Crashed Into the Sea

Two strangers were piloting a light aircraft from Oahu to Hawaii when the engines went quiet. While the next few minutes would spell life or death, the next 20 hours would make them life-long friends.
When Norah Met Mr Dan

When Norah Met Mr Dan

When a four year old bumps into a widower at the supermarket, the karma is instant – and everlasting.
9 Common Sayings That Are Actually Total Nonsense

9 Common Sayings That Are Actually Total Nonsense

ALWAYS cry over spilled milk, NEVER pick the low-hanging fruit, and 7 more common sayings improved by science.
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Why Do We Remember False Information?

Why Do We Remember False Information?

This phenomenon could explain why myths like “vaccines cause autism” and “fat in food is bad” stick around.
Those Trendy Fidget Spinners Are Giving Some Kids and Their Teachers the Fidgets

Those Trendy Fidget Spinners Are Giving Some Kids and Their Teachers the Fidgets

The whirling gizmos are all the rage in classrooms around the world. But are they really improving learning for kids? Child experts weigh in.
The Great Forgetting

The Great Forgetting

The mechanics of memory remain mysterious – but new infant studies could hold the key.

Food for the Soul

The French city of Lyon has long embraced the simple pleasures of traditional cuisine.
Didga the cat and Chayne Hultgren are both prolific Guinness World Record holders

The Record Breakers

For some people, making it into the record books is a serious walk on the wacky side. For others, it’s just a lot of fun trying.
Artistic Freedom Is Everything

Artistic Freedom Is Everything

Steven Spielberg, at 70, maintains that deep down he’s still a child.

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