Missing just two hours of sleep can erase memories for ever

Yet ANOTHER reason why sleep is so vital – missing even two hours a night can erase memories for ever Just two hours of missed sleep is enough to stop the brain from laying down and storing memoriesReplay of our memories while we are asleep is essential for their proper storage in the brain | UPDATED: 17:16 GMT, 16 October 2012 If you sleep badly tonight, you may have no recollection of reading this tomorrow.

The best photobomb ever? Bikini-clad women shriek in terror as they are pounced on by a STINGRAY

The best photobomb ever Bikini-clad women shriek in terror as they are pounced on by a STINGRAYAmusing photo is the latest image togo viral in the popular trend, in which posed photosare rudely interrupted by an uninvited guest

Stunning images of wolves as they were seen by the couple who lived in a ten for SIX YEARS to better observe the wild animals

Call of the wild: Stunning images capture couple”s extraordinary bond with wolves after spending SIX YEARS living among them. Most people run from wolves but one brave couple spent six years of their lives living with the feared creatures in an effort to better understand their way of life.

The astonishing 2,500 year old tattoos of a Siberian princess – and how little has changed in the art

The astonishing 2,500 year old tattoos of a Siberian princess, and how they reveal little has changed in the way we decorate our bodies Incredibly well preserved body found high in the Altai mountains, with two warriors buried close by for protections and six horses to ease the journey into the next life Tattoos on left shoulder, including a deer with a griffon”s beak and a Capricorn”s antlers.

Scientists discover new species of “blind snake” in Brazilian river (and please stop sniggering at the back)

Scientists discover new species of “blind snake” in Brazilian river that looks remarkably like a piece of the human anatomy (and stop sniggering). Forgive us if this puts you off your dinner because, as snakes go, this is not much of a charmer.