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Fire safety audit in three urban centres

: The Fire and Rescue Services has initiated a fire safety audit in four major urban centres in the State in the aftermath of the major blaze in a commercial building in the high security zone around Read more:

The World Looks Unsurprisingly Depressing After A Mass Extinction

We are currently facing Earth’s sixth mass extinction – nice one, humans. So, researchers have looked at the world’s previous mass extinctions to catch a glimpse of what the planet’s biodiversity looks like after these cataclysmic events. It turns out, it’s unsurprisingly depressing, at least in the short-term. Mass extinctions obliterate much of the world’s biodiversity, leaving…

Simon’s Cat In ‘Scary Legs’

Adorable animated web series, Simon’s Cat, has returned with a special Halloween episode, titled Scary Legs. This time, the cat attempts advise his human friend that a creepy, or perhaps adorable, spider is still on the loose in the living room.  Happy Halloween!   Read more:

Cat Enjoys Being Brushed

Fili the cat was on cloud nine as his owner brushed his hair. He threw his legs up in the air and let her gently brush every inch of his body. Read more:

Evidence Of Water-Ice Found At Mars Equator

Scientists have made a surprising discovery on Mars, namely that water-ice appears to be present under the surface in some regions near its equator. The discovery, led by Jack Wilson from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Maryland, was made by looking at old data from NASA’s Mars Odyssey spacecraft. The findings are…

Our Brains Are Naturally Prejudiced Against Minorities, Study Finds

Holding prejudiced views and believing in social stereotypes are not particularly endearing qualities, but a new study has found that the human brain may have a natural tendency to pigeonhole groups of people, particularly when these groups are associated with negative characteristics. Appearing in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, the research provides a chilling indication…


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Instagram Is Officially Worried About Lady Gaga

1. Lady Gaga tweeted a screenshot of what appears to be an email she received from Instagram. Lady Gaga @ladygaga Follow what the actual hell. hahahaha BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (bfjs.isMobile() || !isIE8()) document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_1816769”).setAttribute(‘title’, ‘Time posted: ‘ + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Wed Oct 16 16:23:45 +0000 2013’, ‘UTC’) ); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_1816769”).innerHTML = UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Wed Oct 16…