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The real story of the Bridge

The bridge which links Sweden and Denmark, is recognised the world over thanks to a hit TV drama. For many, it sums up the ease with which people have been able to travel between the two countries, but new rules mean it will take longer to cross. It's the backdrop for The Bridge, one of…
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One of the most bizarre rituals of the ancient world

The Anga people live in Papua New Guinea's Aseki District, a fringe highland region so detached from the modern world that even the regular passing of mist is considered an omen from the spirits. They’re also heirs to one of most bizarre rituals of the ancient world: the smoking of their ancestors’ corpses. An extraordinary…
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Environment shapes ants’ ‘personality’

Summary Ant colonies have their own personalities, which are shaped by the environment, a US study suggests. Colonies of several hundred ants show differences in the way they behave, just like individual people do. The study is published in the journal 'Proceedings of the Royal Society B'.   Report According to ecologists, having a personality…
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Gulliver’s Travels

At a Glance In his first voyage, Gulliver travels to the island of tiny men called Lilliputians. He is accused of treason and sentenced to death after putting out a fire with his urine, but escapes before having to face his punishment. Two months later, Gulliver embarks on a second voyage. This time he travels…
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