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The Future Of Dating After 60 Years Of Computer Love-Matching

Actually, it was more that 60 years ago. The first computer-aided dating was a 1959 class project at Stanford University, which tried to match 49 women and 49 based on the results of a questionnaire that was fed into an IBM 650 – a computer that took up a good chuck of a room. There […]

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‘Guardian Angels’ Help A Total Stranger Transport Her New Grill

A couple in Ogdensburg, NY, noticed a stranger was struggling to fit a new grill into her vehicle and offered to transport it home for her in their truck. John and Avis Thompson saw a woman in front of them in a pick-up line who couldn’t fit her new grill in her car. No matter […]

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Video Game Industry Is Nudging 250 Million Gamers To Protect The Planet

Some of the world’s largest mobile video game developers have formed an alliance to raise awareness about renewable energy and the climate crisis through the UN’s “Playing For the Planet” initiative. Consisting of around 11 companies, including the console producers Sony and Microsoft, and 25 design studios with mobile games played by 900 million active […]

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Predators Have a Soft Side: Grey Reef Sharks Found To Form Long-Lasting ‘Friendships’ Says Study

A team of Florida scientists have recently discovered that grey reef sharks form long-lasting relationships with each other that straddle the line between friendships and business partners. “We don’t think of sharks as social animals, but they do have social groups,” says Yannis Papastamatiou, who was involved with the study. Averaging six feet, or two […]

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Selfless Teen is Local Hero After Daily Trips During Lockdown To Clean Dirty Road Signs And Cut Back Town’s Hedges

A teenage boy annoyed by road signs left dirty and hedges overgrown during lockdown has become a local hero after going on a mission to clean them all up. Joseph Beer noticed dozens of neglected street signs and hedgerows while out on his daily walks with his mom Lisa, 52. The 15-year-old soon decided he […]

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Most Americans With Cats Say They Couldn’t Have Gotten Through Lockdown Without Their Feline Friend

Three-quarters of Americans with cats couldn’t have gotten through the quarantine without their pet, according to a new survey. The poll of 2,000 cat owners (57% of whom also have a dog) looked at the various benefits provided by our furry friends during the pandemic, and how they helped us through. Pets were found to […]

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Police Officer Pulls Man From Wheelchair Stuck On Tracks Within Seconds Of Speeding Train – WATCH

In California last week, a local police officer became a hero when she pulled a man stuck in his wheelchair from the tracks within seconds of a train barreling past. Her body camera footage shows the tense moments leading up to the rescue. On the morning of August 8th, at around 8:44am, Officer Erika Urrea […]