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Tinder user's bizarre quiz

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Has Prince Harry acquired a taste for brunettes?
Has Prince Harry acquired a taste for brunettes?

Prince Harry has enjoyed lengthy relationships with blonde-haired Chelsy Davy and Cressida Bonas, but has he now acquired…

The science of kissing
The science of kissing

Sheril Kirshenbaum, the author of The Science of Kissing, takes us on a romantic trip through history and around the world…

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Five foods that were invented by accident

Accidents happen, and sometimes even beget delicious developments. Here are five of the best 'accidental'…

What happens when you put caffeine in a child's body?

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Spicy food could save your life - study

Eating spicy food, especially fresh chilli, has been linked to a lower risk of death in a Chinese study.

What Diet Coke does to you in one hour

A step-by-step guide to the dramatic way a can of Diet Coke affects the body from 10 minutes after the first sip until an…

What about common courtesy?
What about common courtesy?

I saw a pregnant lady on the bus offer her seat to an elderly lady. Meanwhile, college teenagers were…

How wasps can give you a heart attack

Many people dread being stung by a wasp, but the consequences could be more serious for older people than just the pain.

Heart attacks hurt women more than men

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The best job in the world ... by a nose

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Test could predict breast cancer nine years before it strikes

The findings of a new study could be used to help stop women from developing breast cancer at all, British researchers say…

Intimate pregnant portraits reveal all

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Expensive 'anti-ageing' creams could harm young skin - study

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What it's like to be transgender in NZ

Whangarei transgender woman and human-rights advocate Melanie Payne talks with Lindy Laird about coming out, feeling absolutely…

Watch: Powerful bed invented to get you up in the morning
Watch: Powerful bed invented to get you up in the morning

A British "garage inventor / video maker" believes he has solved the age-old problem of getting out…

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