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Men think women with make-up are ‘prestigious’: Study

Women who put on make-up are considered more “prestigious” by men, while ladies think females who wear make-up are more “dominant”, a new study has found.

New York Times fashion photographer dies at 87

Bill Cunningham

Legendary New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunn-ingham died Saturday, according to the paper where he worked for nearly 40 years.

Woman drops civil suit against Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby (Photo: AP)

A 72-year-old New Hampshire woman who says Bill Cosby raped her in 1965 withdrew her civil defamation lawsuit against the comedian on Saturday, a day after a federal judge had allowed the case to move

Star Wars creator scraps Chicago museum plan

George Lucas

For George Lucas, Chicago might as well be a galaxy far, far away.

The Star Wars creator invented an entire sci-fi universe and multibillion-dollar empire.

Hot weather can lead to violent crimes

Climate shapes how people live and it affects culture, claim researchers.

Hot climates and less variation in seasonal temperatures lead to a faster life strategy, less focus on the future and lower self-control, according to a new study that explains why some violent crime

Volcanoes go quiet before they erupt


Periods of seismic quiet occur immediately before volcanic eruptions and can thus be used to forecast an impending eruption for restless volcanoes, scientists say.

Running regularly for few months may improve your memory

Running regularly for a few months may boost your memory, say scientists who have identified a novel protein that fuels exercise-induced neurone growth.

Desert scope stakes out black hole


A desert telescope has focused with unprecedented sharpness on a star circling a supermassive black hole thought to lurk at the centre of our Milky Way galaxy, excited astronomers announced on Wednesd

‘Great Pyramid of Giza slightly lopsided’

The Great Pyramid of Giza, one of the Wonders of the Ancient World, is not perfectly built, say scientists who found that the structure’s base is slightly lopsided.

Don’t knock a man when he is down” is an excellent maxim, and that must be the only reason that the knives are not out for Britain’s Prime Minister, David Cameron.

Was it complacency? Or did so many of us just not imagine this could possibly happen? For Londoners Brexit bore specially bad tidings, as they had voted to “Remain”.