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  Life   More Features  12 Dec 2017

Life, More features, 12 Dec 2017

Is Peppa Pig to blame for putting pressure on doctors?

The British Medical Journal traditionally carries jokey pseudo-scientific articles in its Christmas special.

12 Dec 2017 7:32 PM

Los Angeles subway work uncovers array of Ice Age fossils

Partial rabbit jaw, mastodon tooth are also part of the find.

12 Dec 2017 7:16 PM

Bravo-cado: Hawaii woman seeks record for huge avocado

Wang submitted an application to Guinness and expects to hear back within two months.

12 Dec 2017 4:09 PM

'Feminism' Merriam-Webster's 2017 word of the year

Merriam–Webster’s Word of the Year is a quantitative measure of interest in a particular word.

12 Dec 2017 4:06 PM

Your hugs make your dog anxious: study

We underestimate dogs because of our tendency to view pets as though they were children.

12 Dec 2017 3:49 PM


New mapping technique can help fight extreme poverty

While declining in most areas of the world, roughly 1.2 billion people still live in extreme poverty.

12 Dec 2017 2:44 PM

US top court declines wife swap case: yes, you read that right

The law “does not create ‘rights’ based on relationships that mock marriage,” the ruling read.

12 Dec 2017 2:34 PM

Virat stays ‘warm in love’ as he sports grey socks at his wedding

Anushka braved weather during ceremony, like heroines do while they song and dance in flimsy chiffon on snow-laced mountain slopes.

12 Dec 2017 1:03 PM

Twitter reacts to govt's restrictions on condom ads on TV

Twitter was quick to react with many people pointing out the redundancy of such a move.

12 Dec 2017 10:43 AM

Keeping Abreast

We get a cosmetic surgeon to share his insider tips on what you should know before working on that cleavage.

12 Dec 2017 7:52 AM


Get in line

The problem, however, is not isolated to trains but to the civic sense of people overall.

12 Dec 2017 12:19 AM