27 Mar 2012

Find XFM’s Spanish Matador & Win Tickets to Teenage Cancer Trust

Escapade has teamed up with the Breakfast show on 104.9 XFM hosted by comedic mastermind Danny Wallace as they hunt the streets of London on a Where’s Wally inspired mission to find Fernando. Fernando (pictured) has donned our finest Spanish Matador costume and has hidden in plain sight in iconic locations across London.

09 May 2011

Prince William praised for part in mountain rescue

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Not only is he a dashing young prince at royal social occasions, but Prince William has proved he is a brave one in his day job as a search and rescue pilot for the RAF.

A retired judge this week praised him and his team for their part in a dangerous rescue mission up Y Lliwedd mountain in Snowdonia.

Nick Barnett, 70, had been climbing the peak with his son when he began to feel unwell and collapsed with what turned out to be a heart attack.

A rescue team was called

04 May 2011

Football computer games ‘make people the most aggressive’

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Despite regular claims about violent video games causing players to become more aggressive, it appears football titles may be more provocative.

A study by Dr Simon Goodson and Sarah Pearson of Huddersfield University looked at the brain and heart activity of people playing sports games as opposed to shoot-em-up games.

It was found that letting a goal in actually produced more emotion than shooting an enemy because it is closer to real life.

Dr Goodson commented:

18 Apr 2011

New app shows how risky your life is

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If you've ever wondered how dangerously you are living, then you might be pleased to know there is a new app to tell you.

Fearsquare has been written by researchers at the University of Lincoln and works in conjunction with the popular Foursquare service.

When users check in to various locations such as hotels or cinemas by visiting them, the new app compares the data with crime figures from local police databanks.

It can then work out how many crimes were

13 Apr 2011

Russian students launch rocket in honour of Yuri Gagarin

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A group of Russian students paid tribute to Yuri Gagarin this week by launching a rocket from their university campus.

April 12th 2011 marked 50 years since the cosmonaut became the first man ever to travel into space and orbit the earth.

To celebrate, the Siberian State Aerospace University students made a rocket and then set it off into the air. For some reason, the craft was shaped like a guitar, but it certainly made for an interesting spectacle as it zoomed across the

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