Animals

This conservation project is helping green turtles by creating more beach space

A conservation project is celebrating a major success as numbers of endangered green turtle hatchlings more than doubled at Raine Island in Australia. The project involved raising and reshaping the beach off the island to prevent over-crowding and flooding of...

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People are avidly watching a live stream of a pregnant giraffe in New York

You know that feeling when you count down the days until the weekend but then you spend it watching a...

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This dog waiting under a fence every day to say hi will make you feel feelings

Had a tough week? Don’t worry, we’ve got you. Meet Ralph the dog. This is Ralph he is a dog...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 10:49pm Read More

These rare tortoises are going on show at Chester Zoo after being saved from smugglers

Four endangered tortoises that were rescued from smugglers have gone on show in the UK for the first time. The...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 5:40pm Read More

Watch tigers hunt and destroy drone by knocking it out of the sky

When zookeepers in China bought themselves a drone to capture footage of their Siberian tigers they probably thought they could...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 11:05am Read More

Finland’s president has a dog called Lennu and it’s very important that you meet him

Now, we don’t claim to be a huge expert on Finnish politics. But one thing we do feel very invested...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 11:05am Read More

Clear your schedule for a marathon of Iceland’s most gripping new reality show Keeping up with the Kattarshians

Iceland’s hottest new reality TV show is taking catfights to the next level. And no, for once we’re not actually...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 12:07pm Read More

These dogs had an arranged marriage and we have so many questions

We reckon whatever elaborate weddings you’ve been to, nothing will top this. Mumbai’s Dogs Olympiad and Grand Show hosted dog...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 9:41pm Read More

This puppy was born with no front legs – and you will want to cuddle him

Get ready, because Nubby Bowlin is about to become a very important part of your life. He’s a baby boxer...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 4:13pm Read More

Police warn public ‘NEVER open your doors to unfamiliar cattle’

A police department in Connecticut has issued a warning to the public on its Facebook page describing an incident where...

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Celebrity

I had the time of my life on The Jump, says Sir Bradley Wiggins

Sir Bradley Wiggins has told how he had the “time of his life” meeting new people on ski show The Jump, despite suffering an injury that forced him to drop out of the competition. He praised his co-stars for their...

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Absolutely no-one felt sorry for Kit Rice when he went home from The Voice

The competition to find The Voice has reached the battle rounds, where singers picked by the judges are pitted against...

Sunday, 26/02/17 - 8:31pm Read More

Bill Paxton’s most memorable film roles

Bill Paxton appeared in some of the best-loved films of the 1980s and 1990s, having the rare distinction of being...

Sunday, 26/02/17 - 8:06pm Read More

Britney Spears’s niece ‘fully recovered’ after all-terrain vehicle pond crash

Britney Spears’s niece has “fully recovered” after she was injured in an accident in an all-terrain vehicle, her mother has...

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Lego Batman pushed off top spot as Get Out scares up big debut at US box office

Great reviews and buzz have propelled comedian Jordan Peele’s directorial debut Get Out to the top of the US box...

Sunday, 26/02/17 - 7:36pm Read More

Tributes keep rolling in after death of Bill Paxton

Tributes are continuing to flood in for actor Bill Paxton, who has passed away at the age of 61. Film-maker...

Sunday, 26/02/17 - 7:16pm Read More

Windows In The West print shown in T2 Trainspotting is auctioned for £3,000

An autographed reproduction of one of Scotland’s best-loved paintings, which is features in the new Trainspotting film, has sold for...

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Tom Hanks leads tributes to ‘wonderful man’ Bill Paxton

Tom Hanks has led tributes to his Apollo 13 co-star Bill Paxton, who has died aged 61. Paxton, also known...

Sunday, 26/02/17 - 6:07pm Read More

Lily Cole condemns Trump travel ban at event supporting Oscars boycott director

Actress Lily Cole has said Donald Trump’s travel ban is “unnecessary in this day and age” because cities like London...

Sunday, 26/02/17 - 7:02pm Read More

Shannen Doherty playing ‘waiting game’ in cancer fight

Shannen Doherty has said she has finished chemotherapy and is playing the “waiting game” to see if she has beaten...

Sunday, 26/02/17 - 4:55pm Read More

Features

These pictures of the JORVIK festival will make you want to become a Viking

The JORVIK Viking festival is taking place in York this week and it couldn’t look more epic. (Danny Lawson/PA) It’s the largest viking festival in Europe, welcoming 40,000 visitors every February half-term holiday. The fun includes lectures, battle re-enactments and...

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KFC’s ‘new’ burger makes it clear it’s very much into the clean eating trend

KFC has debuted what looks like the newest addition to its extensive menu, but things might not be quite what...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 9:29pm Read More

#ThisGirlCan: The inspiring advert is back and it’s going to get you moving

Sport England’s mega-successful This Girl Can campaign motivated millions of women to fall in love with fitness back in 2015...

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This new cafe will serve food to the homeless and only charge them what they can afford

A new cafe will serve up meals prepared with donated food and charge customers – including the homeless – only...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 8:05pm Read More

Moschino’s latest collection is quite literally garbage

Moschino’s creative director Jeremy Scott is known for his unique take on luxury fashion. Moschino just presented its latest AW17...

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5 steps to help your child on the property ladder by the age of 25

Getting on the property ladder may sound like a distant dream, but experts say it’s more achievable than you think....

Friday, 24/02/17 - 1:21pm Read More

We know where the A-list celebs will be partying after the Oscars

One of the biggest events in the film calendar, the annual Academy Awards ceremony – or Oscars – is also...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 12:42pm Read More

Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death: The remarkable tiny crime scenes that shaped forensic science as we know it

The collection of doll houses that live in the Maryland Medical Examiner’s Office seem like any other at first glance,...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 9:08am Read More

This Girl Can: Meet Lydia, the badass 4’10 roller derby player who’ll inspire you to find a sport that’s right for you

When you’re 4’10″ – aka, just on the border height of what is technically classed as dwarfism – it’s likely...

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7 super simple cocktails to make your winter just a little bit better

Whether it’s a classic cocktail or a crafty new concoction, when it comes to preparing a powerful home remedy, the...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 9:51am Read More

Fun

This 90-year-old doing pull-ups is the inspiration you need to do some exercise today

Finding excuses not to go to the gym today? Well, this video is here to inspire you. Imgur user imgurgladtobehere has posted a video of his Dad Vern working out at a gym in Florida. According to his son’s post,...

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Quiz: Can you spot which famous rugby fans are hiding behind the balls?

The Six Nations is in full swing, so we thought we’d offer you some rugby-themed fun. This quiz is all...

Saturday, 25/02/17 - 8:51am Read More

30 incredible pieces of toast artwork to get you feeling toasty on National Toast Day

It’s National Toast Day – and nowhere is such a momentous day celebrated more keenly than in Adam Perry’s household....

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 1:19pm Read More

People are eating oranges in the shower because the internet said so

Fruit fans have found a novel way to eat oranges with optimal enjoyment – in the shower. The revolutionary idea...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 7:05pm Read More

A former Disney sculptor is mass producing naked Trump troll dolls and they’re terrifying

Yes, a NSFW Donald Trump troll doll now exists and you can pre-order it on Kickstarter. The tiny vinyl sculpture,...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 11:09am Read More

This French caff got really busy because it was accidentally given a Michelin star

A builders’ cafe in France was inundated with new customers after it was accidentally listed as having a Michelin star...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 6:15pm Read More

Tiny Trumps is the newest meme that is guaranteed to lift your spirits

Some people on the Internet who aren’t exactly fans of Donald Trump have been quick to compare his behaviour to...

Saturday, 18/02/17 - 11:53am Read More

This email from 2012 spookily predicts Donald Trump’s presidency

In 2012, the idea of businessman and reality star Donald Trump becoming president of the US would have seemed like...

Saturday, 18/02/17 - 8:54am Read More

This guy says he’ll eat a picture of Jason Segel every day until the actor eats a picture of him

Someone on the internet has uploaded a video of himself eating a picture of Jason Segel, promising to do it...

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This girl wore a disguise so she could see how her friend’s first date was going and it’s obviously friendship goals

It’s tough when your friend goes on a first date and you have to wait until she can sneakily text...

Friday, 17/02/17 - 9:43am Read More

Real Life

This single mum went viral after posting what she did with her $5,400 tax rebate

A single mother in the US has seen her Facebook post shared more than 100,000 times after saying she’d spent a $5,400 (£4,300) tax rebate on paying a year’s rent in advance. Christina Knaack added a new photo. – Christina...

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This fitness blogger shows weight really is just a number by sharing photos of her dramatic transformation

For most of us, our scales are the ultimate guide that show whether we have lost weight or not. But...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 9:14pm Read More

Eyebrows on Fleek girl is crowdfunding to set up her own makeup line

The girl who invented the phrase ‘Eyebrows on Fleek’ is raising cash to start a hair and cosmetics line. Peaches...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 5:43pm Read More

Meet the two men who helped rescue teenagers from an icy pond in New York… who it turns out are also models

When a group of teenagers fell through ice into a pond in New York City’s Central Park on Monday night,...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 4:42pm Read More

A woman crocheting Donald Trump voodoo pincushions has been getting hate mail

Kat Stiff has been selling political pincushions from an online Etsy shop for a while now, but a Donald Trump...

Tuesday, 21/02/17 - 2:22pm Read More

This guy shared an apology letter he marked from his ex-girlfriend and may have got a date in the process

This is a fantastic way to get your own back on a grovelling ex. Nick Lutz, a college student in...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 4:07pm Read More

A woman in a wheelchair has become the first to compete in Miss World

A woman broke down barriers in the beauty industry at the weekend by becoming the first woman in a wheelchair...

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This little girl wrote to Google asking for a job and got a brilliant response from the CEO

Struggling for a job? The trick seems to be to be an adorable little girl who still has ambition, imagination...

Thursday, 16/02/17 - 6:24pm Read More

This woman made a bold stand against period shame while doing yoga on Instagram

When yoga instructor Steph Gongora decided that it was time to do something to help people about feeling ashamed of...

Sunday, 12/02/17 - 4:12pm Read More

This mum dressed up as a man so she could attend a ‘dads-only’ event at her son’s school

One single US mother has been commended by thousands of well-wishers for her decision to attend an event at her...

Saturday, 11/02/17 - 9:31pm Read More

Science

Marine life adding to global warming by generating methane in Pacific

Microbes are generating a vast pool of marine methane that is contributing to global warming, a British team of scientists has confirmed. Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London, traced the source of methane in the tropical Pacific Ocean. Sediment...

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The human brain can produce fructose, new experiment suggests

This may go against what you learned at school, but apparently the human brain is capable of making a type...

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A mysterious hairy blob has washed up on the coast of the Philippines

When you think of something mysterious washing up on a pristine Philippines beach you might envision a message in a...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 6:29pm Read More

Nasa has created a stunning poster to go with the new planets announcement

If you hadn’t heard, Nasa casually announced the discovery of seven new planets that may well be hospitable to life....

Friday, 24/02/17 - 12:29am Read More

Bumblebees are smart enough to teach each other how to score goals with tiny balls

Scientists have discovered that bumblebees are smarter than we thought and can even teach each other things, like how to...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 10:52am Read More

Scientists have created gene-edited pigs that are immune to a major disease

Gene-edited pigs that seem to be immune to one of the industry’s biggest diseases, PRRS, have been created by scientists...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 8:23pm Read More

These pictures show the sheer power of Storm Doris and the damage it’s caused across the UK

Storm Doris has been battering the UK, with winds reaching speeds of up to 90mph in some areas. What the...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 8:07pm Read More

Brian Cox has a theory on why ghosts don’t exist and it sounds pretty convincing

Brian Cox has said he is convinced ghosts don’t exist and the Large Hadron Collider is the reason why. Speaking...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 7:32pm Read More

What exactly is a weather bomb and why does Storm Doris count as one?

Winds of up to 90mph have been battering Britain, all because of Storm Doris. But the Met Office has made...

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A study has found that clever teenagers are more likely to drink and smoke weed

Bright kids are more likely to drink and smoke cannabis when they are teenagers, compared to their less gifted classmates,...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 1:44pm Read More

Technology

Samsung reveals Galaxy Tab S3 to challenge Apple’s iPad Pro

Samsung has unveiled two new tablet computers as the Korean technology giant looks to challenge Apple’s iPad Pro. The company revealed a new flagship tablet called the Galaxy Tab S3 which it says will offer an “enhanced mobile entertainment experience”...

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It’s official – the classic Nokia 3310 is making a comeback

Nokia is to relaunch its 3310 mobile phone as the technology firm revealed a new line-up of smartphones in an...

Sunday, 26/02/17 - 8:59pm Read More

Huawei says its new P10 smartphone will ‘redefine portrait photography’

Chinese smartphone firm Huawei has unveiled the device it believes can compete with the iPhone. Called the P10, the smartphone...

Sunday, 26/02/17 - 4:44pm Read More

LG has revealed its new G6 smartphone

LG has revealed its new flagship smartphone, the G6, which features a screen that fills almost the entire front panel...

Sunday, 26/02/17 - 4:20pm Read More

The new BlackBerry smartphone has a touchscreen and keyboard

BlackBerry has unveiled a new smartphone that combines a touchscreen with a physical keyboard. The KEYone, which runs on Google’s...

Saturday, 25/02/17 - 9:56pm Read More

Fifa 17 games to be shown live on BT Sport

The rise of eSports is further being emphasised by news that BT Sport is to begin showing competitive games of...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 7:06pm Read More

GOT’s Natalie Dormer says its weird to hear herself in new video game role

Game Of Thrones star Natalie Dormer has said it’s “weird” to hear herself as the voice of an alien doctor...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 6:44pm Read More

Apple’s new headquarters will open in April and features a tribute to Steve Jobs

Apple’s new multi-billion dollar ‘spaceship’ campus will open in April and be known as Apple Park, the technology giant has...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 5:55pm Read More

Everything to look out for at Mobile World Congress, and why you should care

Mobile World Congress, better known as MWC, gets under way next week in Barcelona with some of the biggest names...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 5:48pm Read More

Here’s what you need to know about the Government’s new measures for self-driving cars

The Government has set out new measures for self-driving cars that include new insurance rules and better electric vehicle charging...

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