Although it might seem a fairly obvious observation, a new study from the University of Iowa has found not only that men, on average, have noses ten per cent larger than womens', they’ve also worked out why this might be.
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Friday 29 August 2008
Air safety investigators confirmed Friday that an exploding oxygen cylinder ripped a gaping hole in a Qantas jet's fuselage midflight last month, but said they were no closer to solving the mystery of why the tank failed.
Wednesday 27 August 2008
Passengers on board a Ryanair flight to Spain spoke yesterday of the dramatic moment that their plane lost cabin pressure and was forced to make an emergency landing.
Tuesday 05 August 2008
Sunday 03 August 2008
Friday 01 August 2008
Scientists have devised a cheap and simple method of turning water into rocket fuel using solar power in a development that could generate a new source of green energy for the home and workplace.
Friday 25 July 2008
Passengers on a packed jumbo jet flight from London spoke today of their terror after a gaping hole appeared in the plane as it headed for Australia.
Sunday 20 July 2008
Friday 13 June 2008
The Armed Forces minister and the head of the Royal Navy publicly apologised yesterday for grievous "systemic failings" that led to two submarine crewmen being killed by an underwater explosion.
Wednesday 28 May 2008
The 19-year-old daughter of the Austrian rape and incest offender Josef Fritzl is being eased out of the artificially induced coma she was put into more than a month ago, doctors say.
Sunday 25 May 2008
Tuesday 11 March 2008
Monday 19 November 2007
Dear Virginia, I had a brief fling with a man. At first I thought he was great, but I went off him. He was far more interested in me than I was in him. I told him how I felt, but he's pestering me with texts and calls and has even appeared at my door with flowers. I don't want to hurt him, and I know it was my fault, but I feel a bit threatened. What can I do? Yours sincerely, Corrie
Saturday 10 February 2007
Alone among national daily newspapers, The Independent recorded a year-on-year rise in circulation in the latest audited sales figures for the industry, released yesterday.
Tuesday 26 September 2006
Why is it that whenever I bend down and then stand up suddenly I feel dizzy?I have had a normal ECG and blood test. I am a 58-year-old man, a smoker, slim build and reasonably fit. I work in an office and walk for two to three hours a day.
Thursday 01 June 2006
This is the way love goes in Beverly Hills. You pay a matchmaking service to find you a multimillionaire - or "soulmate", as the euphemism has it. You decide you don't like the people you're set up with. So you sue, alleging psychological damage and demanding millions in compensation for your distress.
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Elif Shafak: Turkish author warns against rise of British nationalism
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
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