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The Best Things In Life Are Free … But Where Are They?
From amber fishing in the Baltic to mushroom hunting in Russia, there’s lots of stuff that doesn’t cost a penny
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Why The Joke Facebook Page Calling For People To Storm Area 51 Went Viral
More than a million people have actually RSVP’d – and the military have issued a serious response.
The GuardianLeitura de 2 minsPsychology
Impostor Syndrome Is A Response To A World That Doesn’t Believe In Women
New research shows the emotional exhaustion caused by it bleeds into our home life – but women are somehow expected to find a remedy within themselves
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Italian Forest Rangers On The Hunt Of 'Escape Genius' Bear
Italian forest rangers are on the hunt for a bear that has been described as an “escape genius” after managing to climb over three electric fences and a four-metre high barrier at a wildlife enclosure in the northern province of Trentino before disap
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Asleep At The Wheel: Japanese Rental Cars Used For Anything But Driving
Car rental companies in Japan have figured out why some customers are returning their vehicles with barely a mile on the clock. Rather than travel from from A to B, as many as one in eight “drivers” are using their rental cars to grab forty winks, ca
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Permafrost Thaw Sparks Fear Of 'Gold Rush' For Mammoth Ivory
Prospectors in Russia dig up remains of extinct animals for trade worth an estimated £40m a year
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‘I’d Drink My Jacuzzi’: How Earthquake Scientists Prepare For The 'Big One'
After major temblors rock California, four earthquake scientists in areas of high seismic risk reveal their own plans for when the worst hits
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Google Whistleblower Launches Project To Keep Tech Ethical
Jack Poulson’s non-profit group Tech Inquiry aims to make it easier for coders to speak out
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Experience: I Tunnelled Under The Berlin Wall
My real fear was the border guards and Stasi, who were listening for movement beneath the ground and digging their own tunnels to intercept ours
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Colombia's Rebel Poets: From 'Verbal Terrorists' To Favoured Sons
The Nadaistas, an iconoclastic group of young poets in Medellín, once sparked outrage but now their influence is felt from the metro to the corridors of power
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‘Goats Are The Best Tool’: Grazers In High Demand To Reduce US Wildfire Risk
In the face of climate change and deadly fires, states from California to Colorado are turning hungry animals loose on the countryside
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Long Road To Freedom For Farmworker Accused Of Being Notorious Trafficker
Judge acquits Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe after one of Italy’s most embarrassing cases of mistaken identity
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Using Their Loaf: Japanese Elevate Humble Art Of Making Toast
From a £220 toaster that makes one slice to loaves designed to crisp up better, the nation is being gripped by a new culinary obsession
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How Online Surveillance Is Killing Private Conversations
The Kim Darroch leaks highlight how hard it is to keep any communication confidential. How can we regain our privacy?
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Descendants Of Jews Who Fled Nazis Unite To Fight For German Citizenship
A group of more than 100 descendants of Jewish refugees who fled the Nazi regime are challenging the German government’s rejection of their applications to restore their citizenship. Anyone who was deprived of their German citizenship during the 12 y
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Rip Torn, Cult Actor And Artie In The Larry Sanders Show Dies Aged 88
Star of a string of 60s classics fell foul of Hollywood because of his temper but found a fresh lease of life in comedy, from TV’s Larry Sanders Show to the Men in Black films
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Rip Torn: A Wild Man Of Stage And Screen And A Titan Of US TV Comedy
His fights with Dennis Hopper and Norman Mailer are the stuff of Hollywood legend, but he is best remembered as the cynical and cantankerous Artie, producer of The Larry Sanders Show
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'Beauty Available To All': Groundbreaking US Buildings Added To Unesco List
A group of eight projects by the architect Frank Lloyd Wright are now included on the list of 1,000 heritage sites around the world
The GuardianLeitura de 3 minsPsychology
How Do You Make Your Soul Grow? Embrace Your Everyday Creativity – No Matter How Aimless | Charlotte Church
The idea that people are creative or not is rubbish. And the risk of not engaging in creative action is far higher than that of making a fool of yourself
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'Shout Queer!' The Museums Bringing LGBT Artefacts Out Of The Closet
From Michelangelo’s suggestive David to a gender-fluid Hindu deity, cultural institutions are digging into their vaults to display once-hidden objects of same-sex desire and gender nonconformity
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‘Saving Lives Is No Crime’: Migrants Rescuer Facing Jail Would Do It Again
A Spaniard who went to sea to save refugees could go to prison in Italy for 20 years. He talks about why humanity must come before politics
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Our Son The Terror Suspect: Jack Letts’s Parents On The Fight To Save Their Child
How did a friendly middle-class teen from Oxford become known as ‘Jihadi Jack’? John Letts and Sally Lane on their continuing ordeal
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'The Most Pleasant Chaos': What Pride Means To Me
As London prepares to host one of Britain’s biggest Pride marches, we spoke to six people about the importance of taking to the streets
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Turban-tying Services Boom As Young Sikhs Embrace Heritage
Professionals say it is now rare for family members to be able to tie groom’s turban before wedding
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How Britain Can Help You Get Away With Stealing Millions: A Five-step Guide
Dirty money needs laundering if it’s to be of any use – and the UK is the best place in the world to do it. By Oliver Bullough
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Ancient City Of Babylon Heads List Of New Unesco World Heritage Sites
The ancient city of Babylon and an Icelandic national park replete with glaciers, ice caves and volcanoes are among the sites that have been added to Unesco’s world heritage list. More than 1,000 sites around the world – some cultural, some natural,
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O Captain, My Captain: Sailors Who Risk Jail To Save Migrants' Lives
Carola Rackete is latest in string of rescue ship captains who challenge Italy’s closed-port policy
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Inside The 21st-century British Criminal Underworld
There are almost 5,000 criminal gangs in the UK. But the old family firms are gone – today’s big players are multinational, diversified and tech-savvy. By Duncan Campbell
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What Love Island Tells Us About The Value Of Kindness | Stephanie Boland
Behaviour doesn’t have to be actively abusive to make others feel bad – as human beings, we should aim to be kind
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How Women Anxious To Have A Baby Are Being Exploited For Profit | Eleanor Morgan
With the ‘fertility IV’ drip, the wellness industry hit a new low. Perhaps regulating bodies should take a look
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