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Chicken for sale at a supermarket

Is your chicken contaminated?

The Food Standards Agency has reported that 70% of fresh chickens sold in UK shops are contaminated with the bacteria Campylobacter, which is the biggest cause of food poisoning in the UK.

Earth

The other great barrier reef

The other great barrier reef

The Mesoamerican Reef is a wildlife haven

Capital

Are you about to be sacked?

Are you about to be sacked?

Signs to look for — and what to do about it — plus, the worst career mistakes

Autos

The quietest seat on the road

The quietest seat on the road

Mercedes gives owners the silent treatment

Culture

Ten books to read in December

Ten books to read in December

From new novels to collected letters

Future

Nine future societies to avoid

Nine future societies to avoid

The warnings in sci-fi films

Travel

Footage of a death-defying ride

Footage of a death-defying ride

A stunt rider takes on notorious mountain peaks

BBC America

Last place on earth

Manmade islands

The last unmapped places on Earth

There are mysterious, poorly charted places everywhere - but not for the reasons you might think. Will the age-old quest to capture uncharted land and space ever end?

thirsty explorer

Pulque

Mexico's ancient 'drink of the gods'

Pulque is the stuff of legend: this ancient ancestor of mescal and tequila was once rumoured to cure diabetes and ease pain. But to the uninitiated, it seems anything but divine.

gear

Car

BBC Autos: Holiday gift guide

Don't know what to buy the petrolhead in the family this Christmas? BBC Autos has some suggestions - including toys, books and games.

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