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Fake tan fans baffle people with hack for streak-free hands every time

It can be pretty tough to fake a natural-looking tan when you’ve got streaky hands. Thankfully, the Hondrou Twins are here to help. The pair have amassed a following of

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The beautiful chaos of the USA-Mexico rivalry has returned

The final of the Concacaf Nations League did not have the most auspicious build-up. Delayed for several months due to the Covid-19 pandemic – and awkwardly wedged between the end

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Understanding the hidden causes of delays in discharging frail older people from hospital

Delays in discharging older people living with frailty from hospital are caused by a complex range of factors, but a key factor is how medical and social information about patients

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Ex-Enron CEO taps McKinsey colleagues for energy investment venture

Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling’s stealth energy investment venture has launched, two people familiar with the matter said this week, staffed with former McKinsey & Co. consultants like himself and

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NASA’s Juno spacecraft sends back its first images of Jupiter moon Ganymede

NASA has shared the first two images captured by its Juno Spacecraft earlier this week as it zipped by Jupiter’s largest moon, Ganymede. The flyby happened on June 7 and

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Woman gobsmacked at note she finds in bedside table bought in charity shop

Charity shopping is a fab way to nab some lovely furniture for a decent price – and the money goes somewhere useful too. But one woman got more when she

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End-of-season ratings emphasise Ireland’s dominance of jumps season

Ireland’s recent dominance of National Hunt racing was underlined once again on Tuesday when the official ratings for 2020-21 revealed that six of the top eight chasers last season, and

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Men with sensory loss are more likely to be obese

Men who suffer sensory loss, particularly hearing loss, are more likely to be physically inactive and obese than women, according to a new study published in the European Journal of

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Tesla revises plans for German gigafactory with more details on product lines

Tesla on Thursday revised its application for a planned gigafactory in Europe to include details for plans to produce battery cells on site and an expansion of other production lines,

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Battlefield 2042 is a multiplayer-only shooter that takes place in the near future

Developer DICE and publisher Electronic Arts have just hosted a reveal event for the next game in the Battlefield series. If you missed the reveal event that just wrapped up,

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