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The Chronology Of The Beast

From left: Adrian, Nicko, Bruce, Steve, Janick and Dave (Photo: Metal Injection)

Christmas day, 1975, along with the start of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) movement, Iron Maiden was born.

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Crash Expert Says MH370 Captain’s Toilet Break Could Have Doomed The Flight

“If the captain hadn’t needed a bathroom break, there might be no mystery about Malaysia Airlines flight 370,” New York Post reports.

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Politicians Should Not Be Using Whatsapp, And Here's Why

Pic: Mashable

With a known love for the disappearing message app Wickr, Australian politicians are also keen on the Facebook-owned WhatsApp.

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The Male Engagement Ring Is Called A Rolex

Illustration: GQ

I felt like a genius when I bought my husband his birthday gift early. A leather iPhone case, with a pocket for his credit card. What a great wife! But a few days later over frozen entrées, Mike said, “Forty-five feels like a big birthday.” He generally treats his birthday with the reverence the average person gives Arbor Day.

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Why No Headway On E-Cigarettes, Vaping?

Pic: Astro Awani

I'll start with a personal statement. I come from a family of smokers, and some have moved to vaping as a conscious choice to reduce harm and foregoing cigarettes entirely.

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This Virus May Have Stolen Deadly DNA From Black Widow Spiders

A virus called WO may have stolen deadly DNA from black widow spiders. Pix by Flickr - BrunoSchalchTHERE once was a virus that swallowed a spider. Or a few spider genes, anyway. Researchers studying WO, a virus that infects a bacteria found in most spiders and insects, found a surprising collection of animal-like snippets in the virus' DNA. This spider-bacteria-virus-spider turducken was reported Tuesday in Nature Communications.

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Viewpoint: Why Afghan Refugees Are Facing A Humanitarian Catastrophe

Afghan refugee families are returning home after being repatriated from Pakistan (Pic: Getty Images)

Hundreds of thousands of Afghan refugees in Europe, Pakistan and Iran are being forced to return home to Afghanistan by the European Union, UN agencies and governments in the region.

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Recent Survey Reveals M'sians And S’poreans Have The Unhappiest Employees, What Is The Real Problem?

IN the current weak economic climate, doing a job for others and being happy at the same time seems like almost impossible task – at least for some of us. While some disgruntled employees muster up the courage to change careers, others choose to grin and bear it.

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South Africa: 'Saving Endangered Species Is The Responsibility Of Everyone'

Pic: The Guardian

Over the next two weeks, South Africa will welcome an estimated 3,500 delegates to Cop17, the 17th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Cites).

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