Bird-brained: Parrots and crows have evolved ‘truly exceptional’ brain sizes

Bird-brained: Parrots and crows have evolved ‘truly exceptional’ brain sizes while pigeons and emus have the same brain-to-body ratio as dinosaurs did 66 million years ago Birds and dinosaurs had similar brain sizes around 66million years ago  After the mass extinction of the dinosaurs birds evolved relatively bigger brains   Body size of some birds got … Read more Bird-brained: Parrots and crows have evolved ‘truly exceptional’ brain sizes

Jeff Brazier prepares for family games night with wife Kate Dwyer

Jeff Brazier prepares for games night with wife Kate Dwyer and sons Bobby, 16, and Freddie, 15, in heartwarming family selfie By Jack Newman For Mailonline Published: 18:01 BST, 23 April 2020 | Updated: 18:02 BST, 23 April 2020 He has been sharing a number of adorable family selfies during lockdown. And Jeff Brazier continued … Read more Jeff Brazier prepares for family games night with wife Kate Dwyer

Coronavirus UK: Hottest day of the year so far during lockdown

Brits all over the UK have ignored lockdown rules today to flock to parks, beaches and promenades as temperatures hit 75F (23C) on one of the hottest days of the year.  Despite government pleas and warnings of strong fines from police for breaching lockdown rules, beaches were packed up and down the country, with covidiots … Read more Coronavirus UK: Hottest day of the year so far during lockdown

Coronavirus UK: Essential workers and families can be tested

All essential workers and their families will be able to get coronavirus tests from this Friday to see if they are infected with the virus. Health Secretary Matt Hancock today announced that swab testing will be expanded from just health workers into wider society. The same key workers whose children have been allowed to remain … Read more Coronavirus UK: Essential workers and families can be tested

Millionaire Castaway David Glasheen reveals his top tips for living in isolation

The coronavirus pandemic has affected the entire globe – but for former millionaire stockbroker turned island castaway David Glasheen, life remains unchanged.  Glasheen, 76, has been living on Restoration Island off the coast of north Australia since 1997 after losing his wealth. He moved there with a suitcase containing ‘three shirts, two pairs of shorts … Read more Millionaire Castaway David Glasheen reveals his top tips for living in isolation

Guitar Hero fan has his sense of touch restored with brain-computer interface

A paralysed man can play Guitar Hero again after having his sense of touch restored with a brain-computer interface (BCI) that provides sensory feedback. Ian Burkhart, 28, suffered a severe spinal cord injury during a diving accident in 2010, which caused him to lose his sense of touch. US researchers found that, although Burkhart had … Read more Guitar Hero fan has his sense of touch restored with brain-computer interface

Alicia Silverstone and son Bear, 8, recreate iconic Paul and Linda McCartney PETA campaign

Alicia Silverstone and son Bear, 8, recreate iconic Paul and Linda McCartney PETA campaign: ‘I’ve been lucky to be an activist’ By Justin Enriquez and Heidi Parker For Dailymail.com Published: 17:27 BST, 23 April 2020 | Updated: 17:27 BST, 23 April 2020 Paul and Linda McCartney famously urged fans to go vegetarian in a now … Read more Alicia Silverstone and son Bear, 8, recreate iconic Paul and Linda McCartney PETA campaign

Coronavirus is killing its victims up to 13 YEARS before they would have died naturally, study finds

Coronavirus is killing people more than a decade before they would have died naturally, according to a study. Men who die of COVID-19 are losing, on average, 13 years of their lives, scientists say, while women have 11 years cut off their life expectancy. The disease, which has hospitalised more than 100,000 people in the … Read more Coronavirus is killing its victims up to 13 YEARS before they would have died naturally, study finds

What’s happened to all the rapeseed? Bright yellow flowers disappear from British fields

What’s happened to all the rapeseed? Bright yellow flowers disappear from British fields after many crops failed while others suffered flea beetle plague British rapeseed growers are expected to harvest a small crop this season  Many hectares completely failed and others have flea beetle larvae infestations  Reduced production of biodiesel meant an increase in price … Read more What’s happened to all the rapeseed? Bright yellow flowers disappear from British fields

Baseball jersey for baby Archie and a pop-up book for the Queen among gifts given to the royals

In 2019, the Queen received: Pop-up book to mark the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China from President Xi Jinping Glass globe marking the principal United Kingdom and Commonwealth sites associated with GCHQ during Her Majesty’s reign from the UK Government Small pin badge marking the Centenary of GCHQ from the UK Government Book … Read more Baseball jersey for baby Archie and a pop-up book for the Queen among gifts given to the royals