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‘Southern ocean re-routes 40 percent of carbon emissions’


July 31st, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) The Southern Ocean re-routes as much as 40 percent of the annual global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, helping the world's oceans absorb them, according to a ... Read more...

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Half of Brit women avoid sex because of their weight


March 12th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): More than half of women avoid having sex with their partners because of their extra weight, according to a UK survey.In the study, some 52 per cent said ... Read more...

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Obesity adds at least 5 yrs to your joints’ age: Survey


February 28th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): A new UK survey has claimed that some people have joints that look like they are more than a decade older than they are.The study found overweight as ... Read more...

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Over-50s travel more than younger sightseers


February 18th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): A new UK survey has suggested holidaymakers over the age of 50 now account for more than half the money spent on trips abroad.The survey of 2000 adults ... Read more...

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All Brit girls want for Christmas this year is new boobs!


December 4th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): A UK survey has revealed that this year, all girls want is a sexy new boob job and Botox for Christmas this year.Even men are going for cosmetic ... Read more...

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Brit women spend more on themselves during Christmas


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): A UK survey has found that women spend more on themselves at Christmas than on presents for partners, family and friends.Researchers said half of women splash out hundreds ... Read more...

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1 in 5 Brits wear their undies at least 250 times before buying new ones!


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Talk about dirty secrets - a new UK survey has revealed that one in five people admit to wearing their pants 250 times or more before buying new ... Read more...

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Slimming mothers ’spark daughters’ dieting’


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A new UK survey has found that most teenage girls are twice as likely to go on a diet if their mothers constantly try to slim down.The survey ... Read more...

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Half of Brit men think sex with drunk women is not rape


November 17th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): A new UK survey has revealed that nearly half of young men still think that having sex with women too drunk to know what is going on is ... Read more...

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Younger women regret one-night stands more than their older counterparts


November 16th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A UK survey has revealed how Brit women really feel about one-night stands, and abortion.The poll asked almost 1,000 women, all of them married or in long-term partnerships, ... Read more...

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One in four Brits still in touch with their childhood best friend


November 10th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): A recent UK survey has found out that one-fourth of Britons are still in contact with their best buddies from primary school.The survey by snack maker Pom-Bear revealed ... Read more...

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More girls than boys being hospitalised for drinking in UK


October 23rd, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): A UK survey has revealed that more girls than boys are being increasingly hospitalised for drinking.The charity, Alcohol Concern, found that 13 girls were admitted from A&E to ... Read more...

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Men more likely to grant women’s wishes at 6pm


October 19th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Men are more likely to grant a woman's request if she waits until 6pm to ask for it, a UK survey has found.Wishes can range from taking out ... Read more...

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1 in 6 Brit boys can’t write own name even after a year of schooling


October 13th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): A new UK survey has revealed that one in six boys is unable to write his own name even after a year of schooling, unlike girls, who are ... Read more...

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More than 10pc of drivers sit in the wrong position: UK study


October 11th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): A UK survey has shown that more than 10 per cent of drivers sit in the wrong position for their car seatbelt to be effective in a head-on ... Read more...

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Average youngster has 3 sexual partners by age 16: UK study


September 26th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 26 (ANI): A shocking UK survey revealed that an average youngster today has had underage sex with three people by the time they reach 16 and two of their partners ... Read more...

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Men would ditch night outs with wives to spend on mistresses: UK study


September 24th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 24 (ANI): A UK survey has revealed that men, who cheat, have admitted that they would readily ditch holidays and nights out with their spouses during recession but not hesitate ... Read more...

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8 out of 10 Brit owners feed their dogs takeaways!


September 11th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): A UK survey has revealed that the dogs' dinners are going gourmet as owners tend to feed them takeaways regularly.According to a Petplan study, eight out of 10 ... Read more...

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Technology ‘most popular homework excuse’


September 9th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): A new UK survey has revealed that traditional excuses, which kids usually give their teachers regarding their homework, have now been replaced by ones involving technology.Online backup company ... Read more...

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Seeking cures online may be hazardous to health


September 1st, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): The Internet might be a treasure trove of information but it's not the best place to diagnose your illness symptoms to find out what you have. In fact, ... Read more...

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8 out of 10 Brit mums fib to kids to make them eat


September 1st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): A new UK survey has revealed that many mothers resort to telling white lies to their children so as to get them to eat healthy foods.The survey found ... Read more...

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Chat-up lines are the way to a woman’s heart


August 27th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): A woman might roll her eyes at a chat-up line like, 'Did it hurt when you fell out of heaven?' but she is secretly pleased about it, says ... Read more...

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Self-service checkouts ‘lengthen supermarket queues’: UK survey


August 22nd, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Do self-service checkouts take lesser time or do they just increase queue lengths in supermarkets? A new UK survey shows that it's the latter.Self-service checkouts were intended to ... Read more...

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1 in 5 women tell darkest secrets to their dogs: UK study


August 12th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Move over gal pals, now dogs take the place of best friends that women reveal their darkest secrets to, says a UK survey.According to The Daily Express, Winalot, ... Read more...

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Employees prefer male bosses: UK study


August 12th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 12 (ANI): A new UK survey has concluded that female bosses are a nightmare to work with.About 3,000 men and women were questioned for the research, with three- quarters of ... Read more...

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4 in 5 Britons carry on eating even when they are full


August 12th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): 'Finish what's on your plate' doesn't seem like such a great idea anymore, especially if you are full. In fact, the very same rule could be making us ... Read more...

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Women work a ‘double shift’ at office and in home is a myth: Study


August 5th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): Men can now get away without doing housework, because the idea that women work a "double shift" at the office and in the home is a myth, claims ... Read more...

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Britons ‘can’t stand in queue for more than 2 minutes’


August 4th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 4 (ANI): Don't be surprised if you see a Brit in front of you leave the queue and walk off - they can't stand in queue for more than two ... Read more...

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Greying hair is the darkest fear for Brit men


August 4th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 4 (ANI): A growing paunch or yellowing teeth are not something that can make men worry, but when it comes to greying hair, men sure start to panic, revealed a ... Read more...

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Shy, Unity and Bean - pets’ names are now kids’ names in UK!


July 28th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): Britain has the reputation for bizarre trends - and the latest one tops them all.Children are no more named Olivia or Jack, they are now Shy, Unity and ... Read more...

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Half of Brit women feel guilty after eating out


July 27th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): Almost half of women admit to feeling guilty after going to a restaurant while a quarter try to avoid it altogether, found a UK survey.Many women have come ... Read more...

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Brit men would rather live close to boozer than school


July 26th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): It's true - men would prefer alcohol over most things - even over staying closer to a school, says a new UK survey.More than one in five said ... Read more...

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Calling boss ‘mum’ or ‘dad’ among most embarrassing work mishap: UK survey


July 23rd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): Sleeping in a corporate meeting is no more at the top of the list of most embarrassing mishaps at work - calling your boss 'mum' or 'dad' is.Women ... Read more...

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Women less likely to wash their car regularly than men: UK study


July 21st, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July (ANI): A new UK survey has revealed that women are less likely to wash their cars regularly than men.The survey found that 56 per cent of women left their car ... Read more...

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Getting lost is biggest cause of in-car arguments: UK survey


July 14th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Getting lost while traveling is the main reason for most of the heated in-car arguments between families, a new UK survey has revealed.About two-thirds of the people who ... Read more...

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