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WWI soldier's bedroom frozen in time

The bedroom of a First World War soldier, killed on the battlefield almost a century ago, has been kept virtually untouched by successive owners of the house up to the present day.


Your life on earth

Your life on earth

How you and the world have changed since you were born


Want more time off? Live here

Want more time off? Live here

You might be surprised at which nations have the most public holidays


Owner's manual as work of art

Owner's manual as work of art

The story behind the amazing McLaren F1 handbook


Edward Snowden in his own words

Edward Snowden in his own words

‘The year’s most indispensable documentary’


The world’s fastest wheels

The world’s fastest wheels

How to travel quicker than a bullet


Finding Europe's largest predator

Finding Europe's largest predator

Wild beasts lurk in Estonia's forests and swamps

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evolution of design


Rockets from the crypt

Buoyed by pop culture’s lust for yesteryear, these nine long-deceased motorbike names have been revived to serve a new rider.

World-changing ideas


The surprising way to get rich online

Want to write a novel or release an album, but don’t have the money? Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of reddit, thinks that “crowd patronage” is the answer.

strange & beautiful


Are sick bees being prescribed honey?

It seems honeybees may have a way of helping to keep their workforce healthy - by employing bees that feed "medicinal honey" to other members of the hive.




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