• Student sends hilarious email to her tutor after undergoing wisdom tooth surgery

    2 years ago - By Metro

    When 19-year-old Abby Jo Hamele had her wisdom teeth removed a week ago, she become a bit of a Twitter phenomenon during her comedown from the medication.
    People are coming together to help this mum after no one bought anything from her craft fair stall
    The recovery really messed with Abby's head - so much so that she was filmed holding her pug, Daisy, convinced she was her old dog, Sammy, who passed away.
    Her reaction? Tears. And a lot of them. See for yourself:
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  • Feeling a little lonely this Christmas? Just follow in this guy's footsteps

    Feeling a little lonely this Christmas? Just follow in this guy's footsteps

    2 years ago - By Metro

    Christmas is a time for giving, receiving and snuggling up to your significant other in front of the fire with some hot chocolate.
    People are coming together to help this mum after no one bought anything from her craft fair stall
    So understandably, it can be pretty depressing when you're single - although it does mean spending less money on gifts, which is kind of a bonus
    But 22-year-old John Olmstead finds it ‘hilarious' that he's been single for so long and he decided to have some fun with it, by creating a romantic holiday photo featuring just himself.
    The photo ended showed one... Read...
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  • Your cat's tongue is an incredibly effective detangling hairbrush

    Your cat's tongue is an incredibly effective detangling hairbrush

    2 years ago - By Metro

    Cats are magical.
    An important fact: cats are magical beings and we should all marvel at their brilliance.
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    Evidence of this (other than the knowledge that they are tiny mouse-catching machines powered by purrs)? A cat's tongue is a tiny detangling hairbrush.
    If you've ever been licked by a cat, you'll know that a cat's tongue is rough, like sandpaper.
    And now, researchers at Georgia Tech have discovered why this is.
    It turns out that a cat's rough tongue is brilliant at detangling... Read...
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  • Are protein shakes a load of cr*p?

    Are protein shakes a load of cr*p?

    2 years ago - By Metro

    Protein powders are everywhere.
    They first kicked off in the body building community right back in the 1950s, but in more recent times, the industry has flourished.
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    In the 1990s, Dan Duchane started promoting whey protein - the use of which apparently dates back to around 6000 BC.
    It wasn't until 1993 however that experts started to conduct scientific experiments on the health benefits att ached to whey, which was when bodybuilders really ramped up their use of... Read the full story
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  • People are coming together to support this mum after no one bought anything from her craft fair stall

    People are coming together to support this mum after no one bought anything from her craft fair stall

    2 years ago - By Metro

    Please buy everything from Figen's shop this Christmas.
    Here's a reminder that the world can be a lovely place..
    People are coming together to help this mum after no one bought anything from her craft fair stall
    Figen has been crafting her entire life. Her son, Martyn Hett, told metro.co.uk: ‘I remember when we were little she used to make all sorts.
    ‘She had a sewing machine and she used to make tote bags for us.
    ‘She even made her own curtains for the house. My most prominent craft-related memory is of her hand stitching a mouth on... Read the full story
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