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Professor Brian Cox wins ‘Face you would most like to slap’ award.

award first presented to Leonard Cohen‘The particular attribute that gives Cox his overwhelming advantage is that permanent supercilious grin which never quite leaves his face, even when discussing the end of the universe.’

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Posted: Mar 10th, 2011
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‘Perfect example’ of Fiona Bruce valued at Antiques Roadshow

"an exquisite piece"Antiques experts were delighted when the BBC brought along a priceless Fiona Bruce figurine for valuation at a recording of The Antiques Roadshow during last summer.

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Posted: Mar 5th, 2011
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‘Rearranging Titanic’s deckchairs would have saved 1,500 lives,’ say researchers

Ninety nine years after the infamous sinking of RMS Titanic, marine historians believe that 1,517 souls could have avoided a watery grave if the crew had been properly trained in the art of deckchair rearrangement.

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Posted: Feb 15th, 2011
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Criminal element discovered in Periodic Table

got to watch him as he's always a bit heavyScientists and anthropologists have discovered that the periodic table, just like any other community, contains a no-good criminal element.

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Posted: Nov 27th, 2010
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Recipients of wrong number calls required to play along

now a legal requirement to wind them upIn an effort to reduce levels of frustration in society, the think-tank Reform has proposed that people receiving misdialled calls should no longer be able to say, ‘Sorry, wrong number,’ and put the phone down, but will be required to act out the part of the person the caller had meant to ring.

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Posted: Mar 21st, 2010
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