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Fancy a game of snakes and ‘loo’ders’?

May 30th, 2014

The residents of a town in Spain are afraid to sit on their porcelain thrones after one woman unknowingly sat down and left her bottom vulnerable to the fangs of a snake, according to the Local. Iris Castroverde was going about her business when the brightly coloured reptile slithered... Read more

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Meet the cleaning octopus

May 29th, 2014

The world of robotic cleaning machines could be about to get a lot stranger if an octopus-inspired device wins a competition hosted by Electrolux, according to the Mail Online. Tody, a robot with four arms, could leave every inch of your home tidy and fresh if his creator wins... Read more

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Britain has a big dry cleaning bill

April 30th, 2014

How many times this week have you spilled something on yourself? How often does your child walk in after school covered in all sorts of stains? You’re not alone, as a whole Brits ruin £2.7 billion worth of clothes every year, according to a survey from Lenor. There is... Read more

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Spring clean cupboards, Brits told

April 29th, 2014

People have been urged to spring clean their kitchen cupboards and medicine cabinets in the wake of recent research.  A Healthspan study has shown that 13 of the 57 things that are held in an average kitchen cabinet are thought to possibly be out of date.  It was also... Read more

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Four teachers you find in every school

April 24th, 2014

Whenever you find yourself reminiscing about your old school days with friends or colleagues the same types of teaching characters pop up. No matter what kind of educational establishment you went to in your early teens, this is likely to happen. Whether they were scary, friendly, flakey, strict or... Read more

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A new player in the war on germs

April 11th, 2014

A hospital in Los Angeles has combined the Jetson’s robotic maid Rosie with Robocop to create a machine that monitors the halls, zapping germs as it goes. The robot – affectionately named Miss Violet – was created to help reduce the number of people that die from infections they... Read more

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