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Intelligent birds

New Caledonia crow<p>A discovery by Dr Sarah Jelbert of Jesus College, Cambridge, has led to the refinement of our understanding of crow intelligence. On the south-west Pacific island of New Caledonia, a crow called Emma has stunned researchers by operating a vending machine they constructed for it, …

Birds

The Monty Python Philosophy Football Match: The Ancient Greeks Versus the Germans

Today, as the 2018 World Cup draws to a close, we're revisiting a classic Monty Python skit. The scene is the 1972 Munich Olympics. The event is a …

Monty Python

Dawn Chorus: Skellig Islands (Ireland)

The Skelligs, off the coast of County Kerry in Southwest Ireland, consist of two small islands: Skellig Michael (aka Great Skellig) and Little …

Ireland

Walking in the Algarve

In Julie Statham's Walking in the Algarve: 34 Coastal and Mountain Walks, tourists are guided through the volcanic hills to dramatic limestone …

European Travel

Lagos - Algarve - Portugal

Welcome to Lagos Uncovered! Your 2018 Lagos holiday guide!<p>Lagos Uncovered! brings you everything you need to know about 2018 holidays in Lagos, …

European Travel

Burgau - Algarve - Portugal

Welcome to Burgau Uncovered! Your 2018 Burgau holiday guide!<p>Welcome to Burgau Uncovered! Your guide to 2018 holidays in Burgau, in western Algarve, …

European Travel

Carvoeiro - Algarve - Portugal

Welcome to Carvoeiro Uncovered! Your 2018 Carvoeiro holiday guide!<p>Welcome to Carvoeiro Uncovered! Your guide to 2018 holidays in Carvoeiro, in …

Most Beautiful Beaches in Algarve Portugal (With a Map)

The Algarve region in south Portugal is mostly known for its stunning coastline and most tourists come here for its beautiful beaches. With one beach …

Tips for visiting the Algarve

The Algarve is mainland Portugal’s southernmost region and, according to the Met Office, it enjoys more sunshine than California! With over a hundred …

European Travel

The Algarve Village Travel Adventures

Introducing <b>‘The Algarve Village (Where I’m From)</b> – facebook page dedicated to highlighting my latest travel adventures, alongside supporting local …

European Travel

Adventures in the Algarve! Find the best things to do in the Algarve

<b>The Algarve is the district most south on the Portuguese mainland. It stretches from the west coast, along the south coast and borders with Spain to</b> …

European Travel

The Story of Human Origins in Africa Is Changing in a Way We Never Expected

This new idea makes a lot of sense.<p>The t-shirt representation of human evolution as a sequence of hunched primates standing tall is a popular …

Humanity

Mexico earthquake unearths ancient pyramid

Archaeologists in Mexico have uncovered the sub-structure of an ancient pyramid that came to light after a devastating earthquake in September.

Archaeology

Ancient stone tools found in China shake up human ancestor timeline (again)

Archaeologists have discovered ancient tools and bones in China that, once again, shake up the timeline of the human origin story. The items are more …

Anthropology

Giant, newly discovered dinosaur was literally a huge weirdo

You're standing in a lush forest 230 million years ago in what is now Argentina.<p>You're alone among the Triassic shrubbery. Suddenly, an …

Research

Why Aren't You Watching These Netflix Hidden Gems Yet?

Remember the feeling of flipping through channels aimlessly, and not landing on anything interesting enough to stop scrolling? Two hundred channels, …

TV shows

10 medieval dates you need to know

Don't know the battle of Bosworth from the battle of Bannockburn? Confused between Magna Carta and Domesday Book? We've got you covered. Here we …

World History

This Country Has Just Been Voted as the Best European Travel Destination

Voices in global travel have officially declared what Portugal’s Tourism Office, the Turismo de Portugal, has been communicating for over a year now: …

European Travel

Pig Who Ran For Hours To Save His Life Falls In Love With Man Who Helped Him

"He ran up to Alex as if they were old friends. I had tears in my eyes.”<p>All he could do was run for his life.<p>The 500-pound pig bolted down a busy …

Pets

A Head Injury Landed This Puppy on the Shelter Euthanasia List … But Then Someone Who Loved His Crooked Face Stepped In

A beautiful little dog with an unusual face has stolen many hearts, and we are fairly sure he is going to steal your heart, too!<p>At just four months …

Cute Animals

The 32 most beautiful places to visit in Ireland

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ireland might be famous for its pubs, but it offers much more spectacular views than the bottom of a pint glass.<p>At CNN Travel, we're celebrating Ireland's 32 counties.<p>There's the wild windswept west, with its Atlantic views, legendary surfing spots from Dingle to Donegal, live music and …

Ireland

Lonely Donkey Won't Stop Kissing His Rescuer

It's his way of saying thank you 😍<p>When rescuers first saw Pippin, his body was covered in scratches and his face was dirty. He would barely lift his …

Loneliness

The Best Nature Documentaries on Netflix Will Make You Worldlier

Unfortunately, in Los Angeles, there aren't a lot of green spaces that aren't luxury golf courses, so as odd as this might sound, I often turn to …

Whales

21 dreamy destinations where you can see the bluest water in the world

We may be smack, bang in the middle of a muggy heatwave, but that doesn't mean we can't dream of being somewhere tropical.<p>From hidden water holes in …

National Parks

What tree are you?

Trees have traits many of us aspire to: Strength, resilience, the ability to, ehem, branch out. Answer these seven simple questions about your …

World Wildlife Fund

Guys, Our Planet Is on Fire. Here Are The All-Time Heat Records Set Worldwide This Week

People are actually dying.<p>From the normally mild summer climes of Ireland, Scotland and Canada to the scorching Middle East, numerous locations in …

Global Warming

Stunning photos show the beauty of the 19 new UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the globe

1/<p>1. Colombia's Chiribiquete national park is a new entrant. The site some of the most concentrated plant diversity in the Amazon and is famous for …

Archaeology

Sriracha-Marinated Salmon Recipe

"Most of the time required for this tasty dish is in the marinating - the fish itself is ready in minutes! Full of flavor and easy to cook, this one …

Recipes

15 special sites to visit in France before the world finds out

While France already boasts 44 Unesco heritage sites there are scores of others on the so-called "waiting list" hoping to be added. They are well …

France

Scientists Just Found The Cause of Earth's First Global Warming That Triggered Mass Extinctions

We can learn from this.<p>The emergence of life on Earth was obviously a time of great change for our wee blue marble. Plants and algae had evolved some …

Climate Change