• Study: sleeping positions reflect quality of relationships

    Whether a couple sleeps face to face or back to back, with or without physical contact, is a good indicator of relationship health, according to a study presented at the Edinburgh International Science Festival, which is taking place in the Scottish city through April 20. Couples who sleep closer…

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    • Gaga's un-retouched images cause uproar

      Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott are said to be upset that un-retouched images they took of Lady Gaga for her Versace campaign were leaked.

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      • Centipede Bursts from Snake's Stomach

        A group of researchers stumbled upon a grisly scene during a field study in Macedonia last year: a dead nose-horned viper with a centipede's head sticking out of its ruptured abdomen. "All of us were astonished, as nobody has ever seen something like this," Ljiljana Tomovi?, a herpetologist at the…

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        • US tells jury Egyptian imam pursued global terror

          NEW YORK (AP) — The imam of a London mosque used his influential position in the late 1990s to train and aid terrorists and used the cover of his religion to hide in plain sight, a prosecutor told jurors in his opening statement Thursday before a defense attorney promised that the defendant will…

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          • Heartbreaking texts from students on sinking S. Korea ferry

            Heart-wrenching messages of fear, love and despair, sent by high school students from a sinking South Korean ferry, added extra emotional weight Thursday to a tragedy that has stunned the nation. Nearly 300 people -- most of them students on a high school trip to a holiday island -- are still…

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            • That Nap Could Be Leading You to an Early Death

              We all know how important it is to get enough sleep—but a new study suggests that daytime napping may actually increase your risk of an early death. Researchers looked at more than 16,000 British adults over a 13-year period, and found that those who sle

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              • Maggie Gyllenhaal: Sex scene was cool

                Maggie Gyllenhaal insists she is nowhere near as "wild" in real life as she is on screen.

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                • Iranian woman forgives son's killer at the gallows

                  The execution of an Iranian convicted of murder was halted at the very last minute in a dramatic scene this week when the mother of his victim forgave him as he stood on the gallows with the noose around his neck, according to Iranian media.

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                  • Aiko's story of faith and forgiveness

                    After forgiving the doctor who wreaked havoc on her face and the former assistant she accused of stealing money from her, Aiko Melendez's life has never been so good.

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                    • Heat playoff run could decide James' future in Miami

                      The Miami Heat may not be entering the playoffs as the top seed but they are still very much the team to beat, and anything less than a third consecutive NBA title could lead to the breakup of their Big Three. No club has won three straight titles since the Los Angeles Lakers in the early 2000s,…

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                      • Third officer in command when S. Korea ferry capsized

                        South Korean prosecutors said Friday that the third officer was in charge of the bridge of a South Korean ferry when it capsized two days ago, leaving hundreds missing. "It was the third officer who was in command of steering the ship when the accident took place," state prosecutor Park Jae-Eok…

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                        • 4 Tricks to Fall Asleep Faster

                          Tossing and turning when all you want is to snooze? Here's how to shut off your mind fast.

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                          • A fetish for full body suits in Japan

                            By night, she dresses in a skin-tight, all-in-one Spandex body suit that covers everything -- including her eyes -- and sits in bars, alone but liberated, she believes, from the judgement of others. "With my face covered, I cannot eat or drink like other customers," said the woman, who is in her…

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                            • 10 Natural Cough Remedies

                              The next time you have an annoying cough, take your grandmother's advice and try one of these natural remedies.

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                              • Confused, chaotic scene described on sinking ferry

                                MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The captain of a doomed ferry delayed evacuation for half an hour after a South Korean transportation official ordered preparations to abandon ship, raising more questions about whether quick action could have saved scores of passengers still missing Friday and feared…

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                                • Pacquiao picks 17 as his PBA jersey number

                                  Los Angeles — If everything falls into place, Manny Pacquiao might end up becoming not only as one of the shortest players to ever play hoops in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) but also as the oldest rookie. Pacquiao, 35, had told The Bulletin a few days before he faced Tim Bradley in…

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                                  • Mermaid wars

                                    As subject of folly and fiction, mermaids are by no means any laughing matter for the country’s top TV networks. ABS-CBN and GMA-7 have made a big production splurge on stories about these mythical creatures that has captured the imagination … Continue reading →

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                                    • Grief in town of students missing in ferry sinking

                                      ANSAN, South Korea (AP) — The most poignant reminders of what's been lost here are the most ordinary.

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                                      • Miley’s infection ‘gone horribly wrong’

                                        Miley Cyrus could reportedly be in hospital for up to a month.

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                                        • Chelsea Clinton is pregnant with first child

                                          By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chelsea Clinton announced on Thursday that she is pregnant with the first grandchild of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. "Marc and I are very excited that we have our first child arriving later this year," said…

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