It's hoped the way they adapt their foraging behavior will help to develop smarter robots
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Saturday 08 June 2013
We saw that it was summer and so we hired a car and drove to Sussex to watch a cricket match and eat a picnic. There were four of us. Me and CDG and two hags that CDG associates with. By 'hags' I only mean that these two young ladies both own cats, or look like they do, and they regularly cackle at me for no reason. They can't cast spells and probably aren't old enough to be proper hags but I call them it anyway and I believe that they enjoy it. Well, they came too. Me and CDG picked them up on the A205.
Thursday 30 May 2013
Whether it's Glyndebourne, Wimbledon or just your local park, you ought to have your picnics in style. Pink fizz not included.
Thursday 23 May 2013
Whether they're for everyday use or to make your dining table look just right, it's worth getting a stylish shaker...
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Dre hits the speakers market
Saturday 11 May 2013
Learn about life in the Swiss mountains with the new BaseCamp package at Nira Alpina (00 41 081 838 6969; niraalpina.com). Keep all the family amused on a summer break at this designer hotel in St Moritz, in the Engadine Valley, with workshops for children on edible mountain plants, how to milk cows and make cheese, and active pursuits including kite-surfing, climbing and sailing. From Sfr875 (£606)pp for five nights' B&B, picnic two guided hiking tours, plus other trips and treats. Children aged under 12 can stay free of charge in their parents' room. International travel costs extra. Departures are between 15 June and 13 October.
Sunday 05 May 2013
Tracy Beaker author Jacqueline Wilson has criticised the language skills of British schoolchildren – revealing that her young overseas fans write more eloquent English than UK kids.
Barbecue and bikini bank holiday: parts of Britain set to be warmer than Majorca during May Day weekend
Friday 03 May 2013
Temperatures could reach 20C in the south as flood warnings are issued in western Scotland
Friday 03 May 2013
Whether it’s for fine dining or just having a few friends over, Trish Lorenz has all you need to lay on a sophisticated spread
Tuesday 30 April 2013
The Chichester season (reduced in scale this year as the main theatre is renovated and the big shows are housed in a tent) kicks off in the Minerva Studio now with Richard Eyre's irrepressibly zestful revival of The Pajama Game, the 1954 Broadway hit (with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross) that became a Doris Day film three years later.
Friday 12 April 2013
Chinese golfer is youngest ever player at the Masters
Friday 29 March 2013
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Saturday 23 March 2013
To think that some of these jockeys will be riding in Dubai next weekend.
Monday 04 March 2013
John Walsh gives a summary of the talks at the Bath Literary festival
Friday 15 February 2013
easyJet price promise
I booked for six seats to Faro in December 2012. Two weeks later, I received an email from easyJet advertising their sale. Out of curiosity, I priced my flights and was astounded to find they were £86 cheaper.
Wednesday 06 February 2013
No matter how chilly it is outside, come half term, you're going to need to tire out the children. Try one of these for size
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
David Cameron struck double blow in his hopes to win Britain a new EU deal
Extend Right To Buy to tenants of private landlords, Labour's Jeremy Corbyn says
Pentagon accuses Russia of 'playing with fire' over nuclear threats towards Nato
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