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Published on Thursday, 31 October 2013 16:24
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Moon 630px 13 10 31Belief in the Moon’s power over us is widespread, and the basis of the word lunacy. Claudia Hammond examines whether science can shed any light on the ancient myth.

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Published on Friday, 25 October 2013 13:47
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XiaoShan 630px 13 10 25Holding aloft a half-metre long horse penis, chef Xiao Shan confidently declares it "the most delicious" of the ingredients in a Chinese hotpot of male genitalia, one of many supposed Asian remedies to boost the libido.

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Published on Monday, 21 October 2013 15:12
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PolanForCare 630px 13 10 21Two German women chat in the gardens of a senior care home in Berlin. Germany is grappling with a rapidly aging population: By 2050, almost a third of Germans will be 65 years or older, and a growing "Grandma export" trend has set hands wringing.

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Published on Friday, 11 October 2013 15:14
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SachinTendulkar 630px 13 10 11Sachin Tendulkar announced yesterday (10) that he will retire from cricket after his 200th Test.

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Published on Friday, 11 October 2013 14:57
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If greenhouse emissions continue their steady escalation, temperatures across most of the earth will rise to levels with no recorded precedent by the middle of this century, researchers said Wednesday.

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Published on Friday, 04 October 2013 15:26
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NerdDork 630px 13 10 04The debate about the differences between geeks and nerds has been raging for years but a scientist believes he has come up with a mathematical equation that may finally put the argument to rest.

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Published on Monday, 30 September 2013 16:44
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Cricket 630px 13 10 05If the recent Test series between Zimbabwe and Pakistan, levelled one-all by the home side after the mayhem on days four and five of the second Test, proved one thing it is that the hierarchy of Zimbabwe Cricket should have moved heaven and earth to keep the postponed series against Sri Lanka on the table.

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Published on Tuesday, 03 September 2013 16:20
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NPillei 630px 13 09 02“This type of surveillance and harassment appears to be getting worse in Sri Lanka, which is a country where critical voices are quite often attacked or even permanently silenced. Utterly

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Published on Sunday, 18 August 2013 21:16
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Published on Friday, 16 August 2013 13:38
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BadarAzim 630px 13 08 16Recently, like many other journalists in Calcutta, I was trying to find the Queen's former footman, Badar Azim, who returned to India when his UK visa expired. British papers had written about his journey to Buckingham Palace from the "slums of Calcutta"... but this did not go down well with his family.

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Published on Tuesday, 13 August 2013 16:58
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Tomatoes 630px 13 08 13Food words have some seriously gnarly roots, but follow them far back enough, and you can see culinary history all tangled up in a few short syllables. Welcome to Eat Your Words.

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