A study from the French National Centre for Scientific Research found that as mice spread around the world so cats were domesticated suggesting that cats were domesticated to help control the spread. Pictured: Stock photo of a cat and a mouse … [Read more...] about Tom and Jerry have been at it for millennia! First domestic cats appeared in Europe almost 10,000 years ago as mice spread across the continent, study reveals
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The benefits are familiar web economics, and many see the transformation Spotify has in mind as mirroring the changes to the wider web that unfurled over the 2010s. “Podcasting feels like the web prior to the roll-up of power by Google and Facebook, with a lot of new voices, some very successful and most marginal, but quite authentic,” said Matt Stoller, author of Goliath, a history of monopolies. … [Read more...] about Spotify podcast deal could make Joe Rogan world’s highest paid broadcaster
Those running India’s first Mars mission hope this will happen at 7.30am local time on Wednesday. Failure is almost inconceivable. The prime minister, Narendra Modi, will be in the control room of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in the southern city of Bangalore as the rocket bearing the satellite attempts to enter the orbit of the red planet. Tens of millions of people across the country are expected to follow the progress of the craft live. … [Read more...] about India’s Mars mission set for attempt to enter orbit
Despite attempts to preserve these quintessentially British properties, the Historic Houses Association says times are still tough for owners, with about 60% of members opening their homes to the public and offering them as film sets for TV programmes like Wolf Hall and Downton Abbey. … [Read more...] about Who holds the keys to our mansions?
In this Saturday, March 2, 2019 file photo, Elon Musk (left) CEO of SpaceX, speaks accompanied by NASA astronauts Bob Behnken (center) and Doug Hurley during a news conference after the SpaceX Falcon 9 Demo-1 launch at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida … [Read more...] about Beam me up, Elon! William Shatner tweets offer to hop aboard historic NASA-Space X flight to the International Space Station on Wednesday