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Pandas don't know their own faces

Pandas don't know their own faces

They can't recognise themselves in mirrors


When the boss wants your contacts

When the boss wants your contacts

Can you refuse if your boss insists you share your personal networking list?


British firepower

British firepower

Meet two UK car pranksters at large in the US


The people who refuse to grow old

The people who refuse to grow old

Photographs of older rebels around the world


The killer haze choking Asia

The killer haze choking Asia

Is burning peat creating a health crisis?


Photographers’ views of Scotland

Photographers’ views of Scotland

See the country as you rarely see it

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on the scene


'As American as apple pie'

The leather booths and aluminium lines of the diner are staples of US cinema. Why do film-makers use them so frequently? Stephen Smith takes a look.

popular culture

Little Red Riding Hood

How do you create an urban legend?

Chilling and often disturbing ‘real life’ stories are still widely shared, says David Robson. Why do these tales continue to endure?

Tomorrow's transport

Future of transport

Whatever happened to the future?

Inventors have dreamed up all sorts of wonderful vehicles, from rocket-propelled bicycles to flying cars - but these visions never came to pass, despite leaps in technology.




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