Bizarre

20 May 2024

Singles could send out robots to look for love

Singles could soon be sending robot clones of themselves on dates. Whitney Wolfe Herd, the founder of the dating app Bumble, thinks that millions of lazy singletons could soon use AI ...
20 May 2024

Brits prefer drinking tea to alcohol

Brits would rather drink tea than alcohol. A new poll suggests that 70 per cent of people would choose to drink the warm beverage over a beer with the figure increasing ...

20 May 2024

Men become friends with guys attracted to different kinds of women

Men are more likely to be friends with those who fancy different types of women. A new study recruited male and female university students to complete an online survey where they ...

20 May 2024

Noisy peacock keeps villagers up at night

A peacock is terrorising a village with its noisy squawking. The bird has been on the loose in the village of Ossett in West Yorkshire since escaping from a nearby farm ...

17 May 2024

Too much salt blamed for 10,000 heart disease deaths in Europe

Eating too much salt has been blamed for 10,000 heart disease deaths across Europe. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has found that 52 of the 53 countries - including the UK ...
17 May 2024

Device can detect when sarcasm is used

Scientists have created a device that is able to tell when a person is being sarcastic. Boffins at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands have designed an algorithm that analyses ...

17 May 2024

Childhood trauma raises Alzheimer's disease danger

A traumatic event in early life can cause Alzheimer's disease later on. Scientists have discovered that a person who had gone through a horrible experience at a young age - such ...
17 May 2024

Youngsters glued to TikTok are more likely to vape and smoke

Children who spend lots of time on TikTok are more likely to vape and smoke cigarettes. A new study has revealed that youngsters have an increased chance of picking up the ...
16 May 2024

Humans can achieve eternal peace in space

Humans will experience eternal peace in space. Expert Rick Tumlinson is convinced that the impending "space revolution" will mark the end of conflict as there is "no one to eliminate" in ...

16 May 2024

Men in medium status jobs are miserable

Men with medium status jobs are unhappier than those in low-ranking positions. A new study conducted by SP Jain London School of Management set out to discover if there is a ...
16 May 2024

Blood test can spot cancer seven years ahead of diagnosis

A blood test could detect cancer seven years before diagnosis. Two studies funded by Cancer Research UK has linked 618 proteins found in the blood of cancer patients to 19 types ...
16 May 2024

Researchers are close to decoding ape conversations

Experts are on the brink of finding out what apes talk about. Researchers have figured out that the primates make 1,033 distinct sounds - including roars and sighs - and the ...

16 May 2024

Scientists discover herpes in Neanderthal bones

Herpes has been found in 50,000-year-old Neanderthal bones. Brazilian researchers have uncovered remnants of the herpesviruses - which can cause blisters or sores to develop around the mouth and genitals - ...

16 May 2024

2026 moon landing will be 'more difficult' than Apollo missions

Humanity's next attempt to land on the Moon will be "a lot more difficult" than previous missions. Charlie Duke, one of the few living astronauts to have set foot on the ...

16 May 2024

Exercise clears brain toxins more effectively than sleep

Exercise is better than sleep at clearing toxins from the brain. It has long been suspected that resting at the end of a long day flushes out toxins and removes harmful ...
16 May 2024

Gel could allow people to drink without hangover concerns

A gel could allow people to drink alcohol without the fear of a hangover. Swiss scientists have come up with a new protein gel that significantly reduced the levels of alcohol ...
14 May 2024

Self-digesting plastic could solve global litter crisis

Self-eating plastic could be the answer to the worldwide litter crisis. The new material has a unique extra ingredient in the form of dormant bacteria that will consume it once the ...
14 May 2024

Internet usage increases life satisfaction

Using the internet enhances a person's wellbeing. Despite concerns about the dangers of being online, a University of Oxford study suggests that surfing the net has a largely beneficial impact. The team ...

14 May 2024

Children on screens during meals are likely to be overweight

Children who are glued to screens during meals are more likely to be overweight. A new study suggests that the decline in family dining is influencing the obesity crisis in kids ...
14 May 2024

Four-minute mile pioneers lived for longer

The first sprinters to conquer the four-minute mile enjoyed longer lives. To mark the 70th anniversary of the late Sir Roger Bannister becoming the first man to accomplish the feat, experts ...

13 May 2024

Scientists identify food that decreases dementia deaths

Scientists have revealed olive oil could reduce dementia-related mortality. Researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health studied population health data from 92,383 adults over 28 years, and found ...
13 May 2024

RSPCA issues warning to dog owners over discarded cannabis gummies

The RSPCA has warned dog owners to take their pets to the vets immediately if they’ve eaten cannabis gummies. According to the Veterinary Poisons Information Service (VPIS), more than 450 dogs ...
13 May 2024

Scientists reveal the best position to achieve female orgasm

Scientists have identified the optimal sex position for women to achieve orgasm. According to private gynaecology clinic New H Medical in New York, missionary - with a pillow placed below the ...

10 May 2024

Tim Peake predicts extraterrestrial life discovery in next five years

Tim Peake thinks that extraterrestrial life will be discovered in the next five years. The British astronaut is convinced that the universe is "teeming" with other life and has predicted the ...