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The Real Brain Exhibit @Bristol Science Centre
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Are Partisans Hard Wired For Their Particular Political Perspectives?


An intriguing new study has found brain differences between people who identify as politically liberal and those who identify as politically conservative.

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Want To Stand Out In A Crowd? Get Mad!


The faces of angry men are more noticeable than any others. To both men and women, angry male faces "stand out" in a crowd of other faces; they are more immediately noticeable than angry female faces or other faces with other expressions.

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‘Rock Vomit’ Causing Problems in Alaska [VIDEOS]

By the looks of it, you'd think a band of Alaskan creatures threw a rockin' party and had a bit too much to drink.

That's because an invasive species, nicknamed "rock vomit," has infiltrated the state, covering plants, rocks, seashells, boats and any other hard surface with a substance eerily similar to puke.

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Cobras Harvested For Indonesian Burger Trade
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Cagey Cobra Needs A Name

  • Cleopatra -- Egypt's last pharaoh who is said to have killed herself with a snake bite
  • Mia -- To stand for "missing in action"
  • Subira -- Egyptian word for "patience"
  • Amaunet -- Ancient Egyptian goddess whose name means "the female hidden one"
  • Agnes -- Greek for pure or holy, also a reference to St. Agnes

The Bronx Zoo has revealed the five finalists it had whittled down from more than 33,000 suggested names that were submitted by the public for its now-famous Egyptian cobra, which made international headlines when it escaped for six days before being recaptured in the zoo's Reptile House.

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Flushing Brides - Israeli Models Wear Toilet Paper Wedding Dresses
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Getting Hitched 8 Years Later Than Mom


The typical first-time bride is now 30-years-old when she walks down the aisle, official figures have revealed. Women today are on average nearly eight years older than their mothers were when they married for the first time.

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Obama is Awesome – Iraq Versus Libya Parody [VIDEO]

The computer generated images and voices give the debate a comedic feel...but what's not funny is the comparison. Have you ever been involved in THIS conversation????

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Cheltenham Festival - Gold Cup Day
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Don’t Do It Ladies, Men Don’t Approve

What Women's Fashion Trends Do Men Hate?

What women's fashion trends do men hate, even though the ladies themselves might love them? Yahoo! Shine's style blog "The Thread" set out to find out, doing their own survey to find guy's least favorite trends, and came up with these six:

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Sneaky Snake has Team of Tweeters


: A Twitter user with an a great sense of imagination has started an account for the Bronx Zoo's missing Egyptian cobra.

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Be “In A Relationship” With A Virtual Facebook Girlfriend From Cloud Girlfriend

Tired of your Facebook status set as "Single?" Cloud Girlfriend is get you a virtual girlfriend to give the impression that you're not only taken, but interacting with with for the world to see.

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2010 MTV Movie Awards - Press Room
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Italians Outraged Over Goombettes and Guido’s

The Jersey Shore cast shouldn't expect a warm welcome when they arrive in Italy to begin filming the fourth season of their MTV hit. The reality show recently started airing in Italy -- and has been met with outrage.

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