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Football pitch ‘the size of a football pitch’ say scientists

A football pitch is exactly the size of one football pitch, scientists at London’s Imperial College have discovered in groundbreaking research. The frequent use of a ‘football pitch’ as a unit of measurement led researchers at Imperial College to examine football pitches throughout England and to check their findings against past measurements.

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Posted: Feb 22nd, 2012
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NASA space probe finds evidence of ‘more bloody stars’

even the spacecraft's had enough‘We’re on this planet and there are stars in every direction for millions and millions of miles’, said a NASA spokesman. ‘Who really cares?’

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Posted: Nov 22nd, 2010
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Scientists no closer to finding right answer to ‘do you think she looks pretty?’

'and, since you ask, her bum really doesn't look that big'Despite almost a decade of research and millions of pounds of funding, scientists at Loughborough University’s Department of Nuptial Studies have admitted that they have yet to find a satisfactory answer to a question that has vexed married men for centuries: ‘do you think she looks pretty?’.

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Posted: Aug 16th, 2010
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Large Hadron Collider stolen by joyriders

Charged with breaking the laws of physicsYouths drove the Collider around in a 27km circle of chaos, pulling handbrake turns and firing off protons at close to the speed of light.

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Posted: Nov 17th, 2009
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World first as British scientists harness drizzle power

limitless supplies of greyness just waiting to be tappedThe rest of the world may be moving towards greater use of solar power or wind power, but renewable energy generation that taps into specific local atmospheric conditions in the UK has leapt forward with a Manchester project that uses drizzle to power street lights.

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Posted: Sep 5th, 2009
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