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BBC – Future – Is crying truly cathartic?

When Theresa May was announced in Downing Street that she would become British prime minister, she was not able to. Commentators were quick to observe that this was the most widely viewed and most widely viewed humanitarian issue. It may well have been a major positive impact on May's reputation (but certainly not exclusively). This statement may or may not …

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Shrinking British Economy: Reaction – BBC News

Shrinking British Economy: Reaction – BBC News <! – <! – <! – <! – <! – <! – <! – Summary Get contact: [email protected] FTSE 100 dips William Hill reports loss WPP results better than expected Malaysia charges Goldman [19659017] Morph.toInit.bundles.push (function () {Morph.versions [“[email protected]”] = {"bbc-morph-app-bridge": "1.0.3", "bbc-morph-class-names": "1.0.2" , "bbc-morph-cookie-config: 3.0.1, BBC Morph CS Enriched Post: 1.2.12, …

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BBC – the future – are sharks attacking humans for a reason?

The crystal-clear waters beneath 13-year-old Hannah Mighall darkened for a moment. She was sitting on her surfboard, enjoying the warmth of the sun as she and her cousin waited for the next wave in Tasmania's idyllic fire bay. Behind them, the gleaming white sand beach was mostly deserted and surfing was good. The sudden shadow beneath them instinctively lifted Mighall's …

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BBC – Future – The animals that will survive climate change

"I do not think it will be the humans, I think we will start quite early," laughs Julie Gray, and I just asked Gray, a plant molecular biologist at Sheffield University, what kind of opinion she had Lastly, if we do not take any transformative action against climate change, even with our extraordinary capacity for innovation and adaptability, humans are …

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Doctor Who: HBO Max Acquires Streaming Rights for the BBC Series

The TARDIS travels to HBO Max: WarnerMedia's upcoming streaming service has acquired the exclusive streaming rights to Doctor Who . All 11 seasons of the current incarnation of the BBC sci-fi series will be available for the launch of HBO Max in Spring 2020. Future seasons will also air exclusively on BBC America. Additionally, HBO Max will be followed by …

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BBC – Future – Does the moon affect your mood and well-being?

The 35-year-old man, who was sitting in the psychiatric hospital of David Avery, was an engineer: "He liked to solve problems," recalls Avery. And the problem that puzzled him when he was admitted to the Seattle psychiatric ward where Avery worked in 2005 was his moods, which swayed violently from one extreme to the other – sometimes with suicidal fantasies …

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BBC – Future – The weird science in your sourdough

In a room with refrigerators in Belgium live more than 110 glasses of flour, water and magic. At least you could sometimes think of sourdough starters, of bacteria and yeast cultures that bakers mix into doughs Instead of commercial yeast, a bread of delicious complexity is produced, which, depending on the recipe, has a pungent acidity or a firm creaminess. …

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BBC – Future – Do we have to walk 10,000 steps a day?

Many of us follow our steps with smart watches, pedometers, or phone apps, and of course we're thrilled to reach the all-important 10,000-step goal of the day. In the app I use, green confetti slides congratulatory across the screen. The app also logs strikes and challenges me how many times I can handle a one-week stretch of more than 10,000 …

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BBC – Future – The real tribute to the Chernobyl disaster

Spring was always the busiest season for the women who worked in the wool processing plant in Chernihiv, northern Ukraine. More than 21,000 tons of wool went through the factory during the annual sheep shearing season of farms across the country. April and May 1986 were no exception. Workers pulled 12-hour shifts as they manually sorted the stacks of raw …

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