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Friday 15 November 2019

Watching another person shiver can cause our own temperature to drop, scientists have found. People who watched videos of actors plunging their hands into ice-cold water experienced a drop in the temperature of their own hands.

Watching another person shiver can cause our own temperature to drop, scientists have found. People who watched videos of actors plunging their hands into ice-cold water experienced a drop in the temperature of their own hands.

Neuroscientist Neil Harrison, from the University of Sussex, said watching others experiencing extreme conditions triggers feelings of empathy.

Ebola nurse on mend

The nurse diagnosed with Ebola is no longer critically ill.

The Royal Free Hospital in London announced yesterday that Pauline Cafferkey is "showing signs of improvement. She remains in isolation as she receives specialist care for the Ebola virus."

Gun video outrage

An Indiana couple has been charged with child neglect after cell phone video obtained by police recorded the pair telling a one-year-old baby to put a gun in her mouth.

They could be heard telling the child to make sounds like the weapon was firing.

Taking egg-ception

Outraged chocolate fans have claimed that Cadbury's US owners are ruining Easter with a new "cheap chocolate imitation" Creme Egg.

The brand owner Mondelez changed the recipe for the snack so that the shell is made from a "standard, Cadbury milk chocolate" instead of the popular Cadbury Dairy Milk.

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