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Are We Alone In The Universe? Not Likely, Say Scientists

Pic: APTOKYO -- A recent series of discoveries suggests there may be more Earth-like planets out there than has long been believed. Will the new clues eventually lead to proof of extraterrestrial life? Scientists certainly think so, with NASA boldly claiming it will be able to obtain evidence within a decade.

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Exposure To Multiple Languages Eases Children's Communication Skills

Pic: AFPChildren who hear more than one language spoken at home could be better communicators than those raised in monolingual homes, according to a new study from the University of Chicago.

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Adjusting To Life Outside Prison: Do Ex-Offenders Have A Chance?

The public uproar over the suggestion to give convicted MARA paedophile scholar a ‘second chance’ after serving his prison sentence has puts the spotlight on how effective is prison rehabilitation for ex-offenders.

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United Airlines Will Reward Hackers With Up To A Million Frequent Flyer Miles

You don't have to be a frequent flier to become a million-miler these days, at least on United Airlines.

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SmartPlate, A Connected Plate To Help Your Diet

 This intelligent plate, currently in development, does the calorie counting for its users, analyses how quickly they are eating and can even warn them when they surpass their recommended daily intake.

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Physiotherapist Uses Laughter To Tackle Taboos

Comedian Elaine Miller is taking the floor to highlight ‘silent epidemic’ of urinary incontinence.

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The Math Question That Went Viral Worldwide Just Posted Part 2: Can You Figure Out Cheryl's Age?

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SINGAPORE: It started innocently with a Singapore media personality posting a math question that stumped him on Facebook, asking how to figure out when is Cheryl's birthday, and started a worldwide discussion on how to arrive at the answer. Now the creator of that viral math question has just created Part II: Can you figure out Cheryl's age?

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Bike Balls: Giving You Confidence As You Cycle At Night

They say that it takes ‘balls’ for a person to pull off something that draws huge attention to you.

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Bad News Guys - Women ARE 'Better Drivers Than Men' In EVERY Department

IT is the question that has sparked arguments between generations of males and females.

But now it looks like the battle over who is the better driver has finally been won - by WOMEN, according to a new survey.

In what could set the blood of some male drivers boiling, female drivers outscored men not only in in-car tests, but also when observed anonymously using one of the UK's busiest junctions.

The assessment showed that more men than women approached hazards too fast, cut into traffic dangerously and admitted to using hand-held mobile devices while driving.

But surprisingly, another part of the survey found only 28 per cent of women believed they were better drivers than men.

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The Most Successful People Are Born In December Through March, According To Controversial Study

The month you are born dictates whether you are likely to become a celebrity or not, according to a one academic.

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