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  • A loyal dog was recently reunited with his owner after waiting outside the hospital for more than a week.

    The dog, named Seco, refused to leave his post outside the Brazilian hospital that his owner, Lauri da Costa, was admitted to after being randomly hit in the face with a rock.

    While da Costa was receiving care for his injuries, doctors discovered he had melanoma on his face and kept him longer to treat it, reports The Dodo.

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    His faithful dog stayed outside the hospital and was given food and water by staff.

    Hospital rules dictated that the dog could not go inside to see his owner, but on the eighth day the staff made an exception and permitted Seco to visit da Costa.

    The heartwarming event was captured on video.

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    The footage shows Seco jump on his owner's lap and frantically lick his face while furiously wagging his tail with excitement.

    After the visit was up, Seco then

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  • Emma Stone shows off her superhero style in a caped Erdem frock. (Getty Images)
    Forget Spider-Man -- Emma Stone is our superhero!

    The 25-year-old starlet looked like a high-fashion heroine while attending a photocall for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" in Berlin on Tuesday.

    Stone, who stars in the Spidey flicks alongside real-life boyfriend Andrew Garfield, stunned in a gorgeous cocktail dress by Erdem. The powder blue frock was complemented by elaborate beading, with a flounce of caped fabric at the back as the final touch. She finished off the look with black Christian Louboutin pumps.

    The 'Spider-Man' star is hardly the first actress to rock this daring red carpet trend. Earlier this year, breakout darling Lupita Nyong'o showed up to the Golden Globes wearing a stunning Ralph Lauren gown. Less than two months later, Kate Hudson walked the Oscars red carpet in an intricate Versace dress with a bolero (a.k.a, a mini-cape).

    Lupita Nyong'o at the 2014 Golden Globes and Kate Hudson at the 2014 Oscars. (Getty Images)

    Style maven Diane Kruger has been spotted several times in caped frocks, most notably the embroidered Giambattista Valli number she wore to an

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  • What if dieting didn't involve, well, dieting?

    It turns out the secret to slimming down isn't just eating better and exercising. According to science (yes, science!), it's the details that can make or break your diet.

    Everything from the kind of music we listen to while eating to eat to the colour of our plates affects our waistline, allowing us to literally trick ourselves into being healthier.

    Because this is basically the best news we've heard all day, we've rounded up the scientifically proven easiest ways to diet, without actually dieting.

    1) Play jazz music while you eat

    Listening to jazz music may help you eat less. (Thinkstock)

    The type of lighting and music in a restaurant or at home can influence the amount of food we consume. Researchers found that dimming the lights and playing soft jazz music caused people to eat 175 fewer calories. People also rated the food as more enjoyable.

    2) Eat on a plate that contrasts with the colour of your food

    Eat on a plate that contrasts with the colour of your food. (Thinkstock)

    Eating on a coloured plate that contrasts the colour of your food can result in a person

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