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Love Island star's boyfriend found dead after her funeral

Love Island star's boyfriend found dead after her funeral

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The boyfriend of Love Island star Sophie Gradon has been found dead days after her funeral. The body of 25-year-old Aaron Armstrong was discovered at a property in Blyth, Northumberland, on Tuesday afternoon.Northumbria Police - which did not name Armstrong - told Sky News there was not believed to be "any third party involvement" and a report will be prepared for the coroner.In an emotional tribute to Gradon shortly before his death, Armstrong said: "I will see u very soon my angel so keep are bed worm for me." He had also shared an image of the order of service from her funeral, writing: "I love you with all my heart my beautiful angel."I'm absolutely heartbroken, I can't stop crying and I can feel your spirit in my soul. RIP Sophie Hannah Gradon."TV personality Gradon di...
Sophie Gradon, former Love Island contestant, dies

Sophie Gradon, former Love Island contestant, dies

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Sophie Gradon, a former Miss Great Britain who became a contestant on Love Island, has died at the age of 32. Her boyfriend, Aaron Armstrong, wrote on Facebook: "I will never forget that smile I love you so so much baby your my world forever ever and always."Gradon, who appeared on the 2016 series of the ITV2 dating show, was crowned Miss Newcastle and Miss Great Britain in 2009.An on-screen tribute was paid before Thursday's episode of the show. Love Island presenter Caroline Flack said the news was "so very sad".The makers of the programme, which recently began its latest series, also expressed condolences. Skip Twitter post by @LoveIsland ...
How hats were placed atop the Easter Island statues

How hats were placed atop the Easter Island statues

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Media playback is unsupported on your device The famous statues of Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, are best known for their deep-set eyes and long ears.They also sport impressive multi-tonne hats made from a different rock type.Quite how these pukao, as they are known, were transported and placed atop the statues has long been a puzzle.But now American archaeologists believe they have a clearer understanding. The giant hats were moved with minimal effort and resources using a ramp and rope technique, they say. "The fact that they successfully assembled these monuments is a clear signal of the engineering prowess of the prehistoric Rapanui people," said Sean Hixon, lead author and graduate student in anthropology, at Penn State. ...
Rat remains reveal 2,000 years of human impact on Pacific island ecosystems

Rat remains reveal 2,000 years of human impact on Pacific island ecosystems

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June 5 (UPI) -- New analysis of ancient rat remains have helped scientists trace the impacts of humans on Pacific island ecosystems as far back as 2,000 years ago. Many scientists argue the Earth has entered a new geological epoch called the Anthropocene, an era defined by humans' growing impact on the planet's ecosystems. While some believe the era began between 50 and 300 years ago, a growing body of research suggests humans began altering the planet's geology, biodiversity and climate several thousands of years ago. Several studies, for example, have shown early human populations in South America left a definite ecological signature on the parts of the Amazon. But measuring the ecological impacts of early humans isn't easy. As part of the latest study, scientists looked to rat remains...
Love Island contestant left red-faced in X-rated sex tape leak

Love Island contestant left red-faced in X-rated sex tape leak

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INSTAGRAM TV HOST: Caroline Flack will present Love Island once more After two years of slowly increasing ratings, this time around ITV2 will have to pull out all the stops as expectations have never been higher.However, initial reaction to the first batch of Love Island 2018 contestants has been mixed.In a bid to make the show as family friendly as possible, rumours claimed producers were considering ordering this year's hopefuls to tone down their sexual antics.Meanwhile, Allen Scott from internet security giant McAfee warned the class of 2018 that as soon as they take part in the show they are increasing their chances of being hacked. ITV 2018 BATCH: Love Is...