Bill Gates' 'next gen' condom
Bill Gates' 'next gen' condom

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What does testosterone do?

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Is this the best way to relax?

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Study judges pollies by looks
Study judges pollies by looks

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Nurses awarded for dedication to profession

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Army takes over Miss Uganda contest

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Urine test could replace cervical smear procedure

A simple urine test could offer women a less invasive alternative to the smear test, which screens for cervical cancer. New…

Global child mortality rates halved - new data
Global child mortality rates halved - new data

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Man falls through roof at fashion show

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Kiwi model shows support for Scotland

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Happy NZ: How we rank

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photos Study judges politicians by their looks
Study judges politicians by their looks

A new study judges politicians rates politicians by their looks.

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