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What happens if you let a robot name your guinea pigs

(Photo: Getty Images) Using animals in experiments? Normally we’d be against it. Let’s stop denying the existence of cellulite But in what is quite possibly the only experiment that used guinea pigs as guinea pigs without being cruel, a research scientist has harnessed artificial intelligence to name pets. It all started when Portland Guinea Pig Rescue approached scientist Janelle Shane with ...

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You hate your voice because you hear it differently to how it actually sounds

(Picture: Mmuffin/ Metro) There are few moments of discomfort more intensely painful than listening to a recording of your own voice. Do you really sound like that? Is your voice seriously that nasal and high pitched? Let’s stop denying the existence of cellulite You pray that this isn’t the way everyone else hears you. You quickly shut off the recording and try ...

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16 things you only know if you live in Clapham

All the best things in life (Picture: Rex/Getty) A lot of people think they ‘get’ Clapham. Big common, lots of Aussies, right? Wrong. Well, sort of. Clapham certainly does have a wealth of green spaces. 9 reasons why Balham is the best place to live in London And OK, a fair few Antipodeans settle here – but Clapham is so ...

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Martha the mastiff has been crowned the winner of the World’s Ugliest Dog contest

(Picture: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Please send congratulatory dog treats and wrinkle cream to Martha the Neapolitan mastiff, for yesterday she was crowned the ugliest dog in the world. Attention, please: A popup pug cafe is coming to London Martha is officially the winner of the 29th World’s Ugliest Dog contest as part of the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California. The ...

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Pride Month: What being a semi-closeted gay man has taught me about the LGBT community

(Picture: Liberty Antonia Sadler for Metro.co.uk) For those of you who don’t know, the month of June is recognised worldwide as Pride Month. This month is meant to be a celebration of the LGBT+ community and a recognition of what has been achieved, and what is yet to be achieved when it comes to LGBT+ human rights. Is Pride in ...

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Attention, please: A popup pug cafe is coming to London

(Picture: Pug Cafe) Oi, pug-owners, pug-lovers, and anyone else who enjoys the idea of sipping on coffee surrounded by dogs, listen up: a popup pug café is coming to London. Man invents mini inflatable raft to save animals from dying in swimming pools On Saturday 2 September 2017, Outsider Tart will join up with Pug Cafe to bring us, well, ...

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Man invents mini inflatable raft to save animals from dying in swimming pools

(Picture: froglog.us) It’s an issue most of us had never considered before (probably because we don’t own a swimming pool), but, now we know about it, one we really want to sort out. Attention, please: A popup pug cafe is coming to London Loads of frogs, lizards, and small animals are dying in swimming pools. Why? Because while it’s easy ...

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Quiz: Can you guess this villain from Buffy The Vampire Slayer?

Do you remember all of the evil characters from Buffy The Vampire Slayer? Stop pressuring me to have sex on my honeymoon Sure you watched Buffy and the Scooby Gang defeat a whole bunch of demons, vampires, monsters and general evil, but were you really paying attention? Do you remember all of the vampires? All of the big bads? And ...

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Why north Hampshire is a great place to visit

Hit the north (Picture: Rex/Getty/Myles Goode) I was born in Hampshire and, although I moved away, I returned there for university and have been living in Basingstoke with my husband for the last three years. The northern part of the county has it all, with urban amenities alongside rolling countryside and quaint, hidden away villages. It’s also just an hour ...

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Victoria Beckham And Nigella Lawson Lead The Celebrations At British Vogue Editor Alexandra Shulman's Leaving Party

The fashion world is known for the glamorous allure of the insider secrets only an elite few are privileged too.  But British Vogue Editor Alexandra Shulman’s leaving party has given us the insight we’d all been waiting for.  Leading the celebrations at London’s Dock Kitchen on Thursday 22 June was Victoria Beckham.  Wearing black leather trousers and a staple white ...

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