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Men on quad bikes

Aden's 'DIY' defence force

Orla Guerin reports from inside Aden in Yemen, where poorly armed local militias - including teenagers - are fighting against Houthi rebels.

Earth

Many animals give birth, but few bleed

Why do women have periods?

Many animals give birth, but few bleed

Capital

Sleepless nights might be stressful, but the financial hurdle needn’t be

Here comes baby — at 40-plus

Sleepless nights might be stressful, but the financial hurdle needn’t be

Autos

These bikes are reinventing the humble two-wheeler for the 21st Century

The 10 most beautiful bicycles

These bikes are reinventing the humble two-wheeler for the 21st Century

Culture

The problem of museums and empires

Who should own indigenous art?

The problem of museums and empires

Future

Sound illusions that mess with your mind

Why you can't trust your ears

Sound illusions that mess with your mind

Travel

How 22 letters were hand-delivered around the world

Secrets of a legendary mailbox

How 22 letters were hand-delivered around the world

Road trips

Iceland

The part of Iceland no one sees

Iceland has become a destination for travellers in search of majestic, remote beauty - but fewer than 3% of them get to the Westfjords, a region so remote that the waterfalls outnumber people.

technology of business

Baby

When baby met iPad

From an app that decodes your little one's cries to one that tracks sleeping habits, tech is transforming child-rearing - and teaching us more about babies than ever before.

Concrete ideas

Ruins

To rebuild, destroy - or let decay?

Bankruptcy, revolution and shifting tastes have led these colossal creations to fall into disrepair. Do we have any obligation to the first ruins left by the 20th Century? BBC Culture investigates.

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