Katrina Wilk

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How The World Marked International Women's Day

In pictures: Six places to add to your Scotland bucket list

As we continue to pledge our New Year’s resolutions and frantically search for countries all over the world to add to our ever-growing travel bucket …

Top 10 - Britain's Best Beaches ft Purbeck Beaches, Fistral & more

You don't have to leave the country to enjoy sandy beaches, water sports, coastal wildlife and seaside fun this summer. We've put together a list of …

10 Destinations in Scotland To Put On Your Bucket List Right Now

Scotland is a beautiful country, full of history, legend and lore. From stunning, wind-swept highlands to vibrant, bustling cities – Scotland is a …

Scotland

A Long Weekend in Cornwall, England—Pets Included

Contributor Amanda Brooks spent a weekend writing, eating, and hiking with her dog Ginger along England's southern coast.<p>I had a deadline for my upcoming book just before the holidays, and the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas always passes so quickly, so I thought best to get all of my …

Travel

Urbanisation signal detected in evolution, study shows

<b>A "clear signal" of urbanisation has been identified in the evolution of organisms, which has implications for sustainability and human well-being.</b><p>In analysis of more than 1,600 cases around the globe, researchers said the changes could affect ecosystem services important to humans.<p>More than half …

Evolution

Book explaining gender diversity to primary school children sparks furore

CJ Atkinson, author of Can I Tell You About Gender Diversity?, calls fury over book from Mail on Sunday and Tory grandees a ‘trans-panic’<p>“My name is Kit and I’m 12 years old. I live in a house with my mum and dad, and our dog, Pickle. When I was born, the doctors told my mum and dad that they had a …

Recommended Reading: Physicists Wonder: Does Time Really Exist Or Does It Just Look That Way?

As it turns out, time is a pretty complicated thing. And I'm not talking about measuring it, or making little devices to chime out the hours, either. …

Oaken hall where the barn owl flies

Chalton, Hampshire In the morning we find a carpet of shining black pellets brimming with skulls and rubbery tails<p>At the highest and darkest point of the South Downs escarpment, an Anglo-Saxon hall stands beefy and lumbering under a black sky dusted with stars. Built with hand-hewn oak timbers and …

City life: Prague

The two castle guards march rigidly across the cobbles on a 35C summer’s day in Prague. Hundreds of heat-baked tourists look on from the shade. The …

How To Build A Passive Solar Heater

Living off the grid means living resourcefully and efficiently. You will need to be creative in order to save energy and to heat and cool your home. …

DIY

Let Brexit Happen. Let People Learn

I voted remain in the Brexit referendum, but I don't want a re-run. I don't want MPs to reject it. I don't want a High Court ruling to stall it. I …

World's shortest flight celebrates its millionth passenger

Two-minute hop – 47 seconds on a good wind day – takes travellers between Westray and Papa Westray in Orkney islands, off Scotland’s north-east coast<p>The world’s shortest flight, a tiny hop between two remote British islands, celebrated Monday taking its millionth passenger on the route.<p>The 2.7km …

The 79-year-old King of Norway just gave the most powerful speech about sexuality and religion

'Norwegians are girls who love girls, boys who love boys, and boys and girls who love each other. Norwegians believe in God, Allah, everything and …

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Solar Shingles — Looking Back & Looking To The Future Of Rooftop Solar Power

Elon Musk promises a new type of solar energy product - the integrated roof that combines weather protection with the ability to make electricity. …

Clean Energy

16 Places In The South of England That Are Definitely Worth Seeing On Your Road Trip!

You’ve seen our complete guide to planning your own Great British Road Trip and you’ve probably even seen some of the places we visited on our …

Road Trips

EU finds Poland lacking on rule of law, demands changes

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Union says Poland's government is not following the rule of law as required by the bloc's membership and has taken a step toward sanctions, a senior EU official said Wednesday.<p>The European Commission has sent a critical opinion to Poland's conservative government …

Europe
Ecology
David Attenborough
Archaeology
Neuroscience