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2012-05-18 11:34:00     BBC - Newsbeat - Bouncers 'checking Facebook on phones' as identification


Some bouncers have been demanding people hand over their... they can check Facebook accounts, Newsbeat has been told.
It's claimed that it is to make sure the person is who t ...

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2007-03-07 09:33:57     BBC - North West Wales Learn Welsh - Home Page


Learn Welsh
Welsh learners
Whether you're starting from scratch or trying to improv ...

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2007-11-13 06:49:57     BBC - Radio 4 - Extra Senses


Aristotle defined our five senses over two and a half th... But in fact we have many more. In this five part series,... delves into the Extra Senses that we take for granted. H... they work and meets some remarkable people who experienc... a unique wa

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2009-07-02 09:08:42     BBC - The Knowledge Exchange Blog: The Power of 8


If you see a particularly colourful newspaper lying on t... 'great' and the 'good' over the next few months it could... AHRC/BBC Knowledge Exchange Programme's new publication,...
8 is a way of sharing all the lessons learned from our

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2011-03-08 11:52:04     BBC GEL Social Media Icons – the set | nicepaul.com


BBC GEL Social Media Icons v1.0
Back in April, before I left Clearleft, I started creati ...
The BBC’s icons were lovely, single-colour icons, and ...
When BBC News (my news source of choice) launched a beau ...
... d I claim no ownership of the logos

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2016-03-01 13:37:33     BBC iWonder - Why can't I concentrate?


Many experts believe our brains aren't prepared for the ... bundle of digital distractions that we are bombarded wit... feeling sluggish and ultimately less productive. What we... very 21st Century problem.

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2012-05-12 10:44:33     BBC Nature - Dinosaur gases 'warmed the Earth'


Giant dinosaurs could have warmed the planet with their ... researchers.
British scientists have calculated the methane output of ...
By scaling up the digestive wind of horses, they estimat ...
They suggest the gas could have been a key factor in the ..

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2014-06-15 10:10:56     BBC Nature - Rats shown to feel regret over bad decisions


Rats experience regret when their actions make them miss... options, a study has found.
It is the first time regret has been identified in mamma ...

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2013-02-06 11:40:59     BBC News - 'Bionic man' surprises roboticists


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2013-02-12 11:10:27     BBC News - 'Every new car' connected to web by 2014


What this means is app-culture infiltrating the dashboar... space finder to a way to get coupons for local restauran... that can pop up on the windscreen.
It all relies on the car being connected to the internet ...
The connected car is already the thir

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2013-12-03 17:18:50     BBC News - 'Memories' pass between generations


Behaviour can be affected by events in previous generati...
Experiments showed that a traumatic event could affect t ...
A Nature Neuroscience study shows mice trained to avoid ...
Experts said the results were important for phobia and a ...
... system

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2013-03-13 10:14:27     BBC News - 'Pirate Bay' for 3D printing launched


The company that developed 3D printed gun parts has anno... launch a new firm, dedicated to copyright-free blueprint...
Defcad, as the firm will be known, has already been dubb ...
The site will become a "search engine for 3D printing," ...
But its flo

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2013-01-28 10:15:08     BBC News - 'Quantum smell' idea gains ground


A controversial theory that the way we smell involves a ... effect has received a boost, following experiments with ...
It challenges the notion that our sense of smell depends ...
Instead, it suggests that the molecules' vibrations are ...

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2011-12-14 09:54:26     BBC News - 3D voyage from cinema screen to cereal box


3D voyage from cinema screen to cereal box
Katia Moskvitch By Katia Moskvitch Science and technolog ...
3D Nestle Rio campaign A 3D bird from the film Rio comes ...
Still not very used to having a full-size car jump out a ...
... s of a jewellery firm De

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2013-03-24 07:15:23     BBC News - A Point of View: Chess and 18th Century artificial intelligence


The Turk, engraving from 1789
Continue reading the main story
Crowd-sourcing comets (LJ)
Mary queen of maths (Lisa Jardine)
... rate hoax had its own sense of genius, says Adam Gopnik.

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2011-06-03 07:43:06     BBC News - A wild ride to the Faroe Islands


On display, I spotted a book written by one of the Briti...
It was entitled Kansha - The Land of Maybe - which it se ...
Back at the airport I told Magni Arge, the chief executi ...
"Kansha means more than maybe," he explained.
... and respecting their a

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2011-10-30 08:30:15     BBC News - About Time: The science of telling the time


Time zones sometimes seem positively eccentric, affected... political, geographical and social changes in the real w...
But as irregular as they are, if you want to divide the ...
Our science reporter Rebecca Morelle has been finding ou ...

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2013-09-01 21:04:56     BBC News - Abraham Maslow and the pyramid that beguiled business


Abraham Maslow and some examples of pyramids inspired by...
Continue reading the main story
Health Check
Herrings - good to eat, not to inhale
... s satisfied, the desire to fulfil the next set kicks in.

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2010-04-27 08:25:13     BBC News - Adobe abandons iPhone code tools


In mid-April, Adobe released software called Creative Su... contained translation tools that automatically turn Flas... programs that run on the iPhone.
Shortly before the release, Apple updated the terms and ...
The revised terms placed strict restric

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2011-06-18 14:55:13     BBC News - African jitters over blogs and social media


African governments are turning to more sophisticated te... internet sites and bloggers who they perceive to be a th...
That is the conclusion of The Committee for the Protecti ...

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2014-10-07 11:26:01     BBC News - Alien attacks and Fifa 15 chants: The art of video game noise


Sound design is often the unsung hero of video games. Bu... get it right, primal instincts are triggered, helping im... the action. Below, the brains behind the soundscapes of ... biggest releases discuss their art in exclusive intervie...

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2011-05-21 09:02:19     BBC News - Amondawa tribe lacks abstract idea of time, study says


An Amazonian tribe has no abstract concept of time, say ...
The Amondawa lacks the linguistic structures that relate ...
The study, in Language and Cognition, shows that while t ...
The idea is a controversial one, and further study will ...

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2013-02-13 23:44:03     BBC News - Black Hornet spycam is a 'lifesaver' for British troops.


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2011-03-17 06:13:46     BBC News - Can libraries survive in a digital world?


"Communities need libraries more than they ever have don... are in a superb position to help [during difficult econo...
"People who say 'we don't need libraries because it's al ...

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2012-03-06 19:24:29     BBC News - Can you build a human body?


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2011-01-06 15:32:37     BBC News - Can you count the packets of crisps?


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2012-09-25 08:10:48     BBC News - Chinese families' worldly goods in Huang Qingjun's pictures


Amid China's tumultuous dash to become rich, one man's p...
Huang Qingjun has spent nearly a decade travelling to re ...
The results offer glimpses of the utilitarian lives of m ...
But seen more closely, they also show the enormous socia ...
Elderly Chi

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2013-01-30 12:52:39     BBC News - Computer science part of English Baccalaureate


Computer science is going to become part of the English ... of the measures used in school league tables in England.
It will be included as one of the science options that c ...

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2011-06-03 07:38:42     BBC News - Creating Cumbria's musical hill


Five hundred musical instruments, powered only by the wi...
The sound made by the instruments, some conventional and ...
French composer Pierre Sauvageot, along with French grou ...
He explains how it works and how his team went about ins ...
"Harmonic F

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2010-05-29 16:22:18     BBC News - Creative minds 'mimic schizophrenia'


Creativity is akin to insanity, say scientists who have ... the mind works.
Brain scans reveal striking similarities in the thought ...
Both groups lack important receptors used to filter and ...
It could be this uninhibited processing that allows crea

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