Ice Bucket Challenge Leads to Major Breakthrough

HEALTH July 27, 2016

Viral craze, The Ice Bucket Challenge, has helped fund a major breakthrough for motor neurone disease.  Money from the charity challenge, which involves the public and celebrities pouring buckets of icy water over their head...



Russian track and field banned from Rio Olympics

HEALTH July 21, 2016

Russian track and field athletes are officially banned from the Rio Olympics, following a court ruling today. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) ruled the ban would stand after the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) and 68 Rus...



New Mosquito Repellant: Chickens!

THAT'S ODD, HEALTH July 21, 2016

Forget using insect repellent, just grab a chicken! According to new research, the smell of poultry puts the bugs off - saving you the horrid task of applying irritating (and generally corrosive) repellents. On a serious note, ...



Are you Promiscuous? We've got the Answer

HEALTH, UK July 20, 2016

It's an age old question - and one we've never heard answered before. How many lovers is too many? At what point do you become promiscuous? According to the Daily Mirror, the answer is 14 (if you're a girl) or 15 (if you're a ma...



Mud Race Gets Even More Unpleasant

THAT'S ODD, HEALTH July 20, 2016

You've seen pictures of a mud race contestants before, and if you're anything like me, you might have thought that the mud looked amusingly like, well, something slightly more amusing. For contestants at a race in Nottingham...





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