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These monkeys kill male infants

These monkeys kill male infants

Male spider monkeys kill male babies to avoid competition

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

The most delicious feasts

The most delicious feasts

For Thanksgiving: Best banquets in books

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

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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.

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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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Barbie

Can Barbie finally conquer China?

The iconic doll has thrived almost everywhere despite criticism and controversy, but it has stumbled in China. Will a new sense of purpose help Mattel crack the market at last?

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