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This incredible animation shows how deep humans have dug

If we were to journey to the center of the Earth, it would take a lot longer than you might expect. Here's how deep humans have dug underground.<p>The typical grave is 6 feet down. Most Olympic swimming pools are 10 feet deep. Nile crocodiles dig burrows as deep as 39 feet deep. The Paris Catacombs …

Animation

How Nat Geo Captured the Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union

National Geographic provided its readers with a unique look at the U.S.S.R., from its creation in 1917 to its dissolution 25 years ago this month.<p>Twenty-five years ago this Christmas, Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev appeared on the state evening news to formally announce his resignation as …

The five most important lessons motherhood has taught me, according to Telegraph writers

From hunger pangs to hangovers, seven Telegraph writers share their hard-won lessons in motherhood.<p>Anna Tyzack<p>Some people hate children. Sadly, I always end up sitting next to them on a plane, with three screaming infants. Or at the adjacent table in a restaurant. I’ve learnt that there is no point …

Parenting

Moms sell ‘Barbie hijabs’ to teach inclusiveness: ‘They will grow into a kinder generation’

Three Pittsburgh-area mothers are launching their “Hello Hijab” effort on April 1, providing handmade hijabs for children’s dolls, including Barbie.<p>A hijab is a covering worn by some Muslim women in public.<p>Gisele Fetterman, Safaa Bokhari, and Kristen Michaels say they launched “Hello Hijab” to …

Man Who Broke Up Fight In Viral Video Breaks Down Thanking His Mother As He’s Honored

By now, you might have seen the video gone viral of the man stepping in between two squabbling teenagers in the middle of a residential street in …

8 Online Courses Teaching Skills To Boost Your Resume

Online courses can help you level up your career and stay competitive–whether you have a job or are looking for one. Unsure which to take or don’t think you have the time? Here are eight resume-worthy skills you can learn from the comfort of your couch with short online courses.<p><b>1. HTML, General</b> …

Andiamo: How a boy died and his parents had a medical brainwave

<b>Diamo Parvez was born with cerebral palsy and died from complications when he was nine years old. During his life his parents were constantly struggling to get him the braces and splints he needed to support his body - and have channelled the pain of their loss into the search for a new, fast way</b> …

The Brain

Want To Raise Brave Girls? Science Says Do This (Most Parents Are Afraid To)

It makes sense, if you let it. Just watch this.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek</i>.<p>Define courage, an exam paper once asked.<p>The examiners expected a long, fascinating intellectual essay.<p>One candidate wrote: "This is." And walked …