Andrea Bizzotto

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Australia: where spiders rain down from the sky - video report

The Australian town of Goulburn, NSW, was recently covered by spiders raining from the sky, but how did it happen and why? Whilst this would probably cause mass panic in the US or UK, 'spider rain' is not uncommon across parts of Australia. Some species of spiders climb to the tops of plants and …

Australia

Double-layered veils and despair … women describe life under Isis

Women living under Islamic State’s control in Iraq and Syria are facing increasingly harsh restrictions on movement and dress, which are rigorously enforced by religious police and are leading to resentment and despair among moderate Muslims.<p>Residents of Mosul, Raqqa and Deir el-Zour have told the …

Clothing

Hike yourself healthy in 2015 + outdoor clothing giveaway

January is traditionally the month when we make resolutions that involve health and fitness – you know the ones. <i>“This year I’ll lose that extra 5 kg</i> …

The murder that obsessed Italy | Tobias Jones

On 26 November 2010, Yara Gambirasio, 13, went missing. Three months later her body was discovered in scrubland nearby. So began one of the most complex murder investigations in Italian history, which will reach its climax later this year<p>Yara Gambirasio should only have been gone a short while. On …

Crime

Beach Sand Used To Make A Battery That Lasts Three Times Longer

Charge your phone with that white stuff from the beach<p>Sink your toes into this: Beach sand can be used to make lithium-ion batteries that last three times longer than current models, according to a study published in the journal <i>Scientific Reports</i>.<p>“This is the holy grail: a low-cost, non-toxic, …

6 Signs You're Not In Touch With Your Personal Wisdom (And How To Fix It)

<i>“Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.”</i> -- Buddha<p>While this advice from “the enlightened one” may be easier said than done, it’s safe to say that we have all embarked on our own journeys toward personal wisdom in one way or another. It’s …

Kristin van Ogtrop

I'm not sure about you, but even after a dizzying few weeks of national new...<p>I'm not sure about you, but even after a dizzying few weeks of national …

Lifestyle