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Bribed in Brussels: How Nottingham Forest fell victim to fixing scandal

It is approaching 30 years ago now, but Paul Hart can still remember Brian Clough's demeanour in the dressing room at Anderlecht on the night Nottingham Forest found themselves up against 12 men. The most charismatic and outspoken manager of his, or possibly any, generation once told a room of …

Nasa releases stunning aerial Arctic survey video

Operation IceBridge, the largest aerial survey of polar ice ever undertaken, has provided Nasa with some stunning footage of the Arctic - images which they have collected into a beautiful video.<p>As well advancing our understanding of life in outer space, Nasa also undertake large-scale scientific …

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

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Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

20 Greatest Duos of All Time

20<p>Less narcissistic than solo performers, more intimate than a mere "band," musical duos embody a special chemistry. Sometimes that announces itself …

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Cosmic Bulletins: Two Major Discoveries Rock Science

The Theory of General Relativity seemed truly bizarre when Albert Einstein first articulated it 99 years ago: gravity, the great physicist declared, …

The 50 Most Perfectly Timed Photos Ever

By Internet standards, a <i>perfectly timed</i> photo occurs when two of the following three conditions are met:<p>1. Perfect Place<br>2. Perfect Time<br>3. Perfect …

A Point of View: Sex and the French

<b>Press reports about the French president's complicated love life highlight the difference between Anglo-Saxon and Gallic attitudes towards sex, adultery, but above all appetite, writes Adam Gopnik.</b><p>Whenever a French man of state has sex with someone not his wife, people call me up and ask why he did …

13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

Creativity

How has England changed since 1994?

Twenty years ago Will Self wrote a long essay about English culture: how has the nation changed since then? And do the old cherished ideas of Englishness bear any resemblance to reality? • Read Will Self's original 1994 article<p>Nearly 20 years ago I wrote an essay for the Guardian on English culture …

Seven militant suspects shot dead in Russia's Dagestan | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Seven suspected militants were killed by security forces in a shootout on Saturday near Makhachkala in Dagestan, Russian news agencies reported, a day after a grenade and bomb attack outside a restaurant in the regional capital injured several people.<p>A spokesman for Russia’s …

In Alaska's wilds, the mystic hiker's bus draws pilgrims to danger and death

The old bus in which Chris McCandless died in 1992 in the interior of Alaska – made famous in Jon Krakauer's book <i>Into the Wild</i> and later in the Sean Penn film of the same name – long ago lost its windows to souvenir hunters.<p>A plaque inside the bus, installed by his family, commemorates his life. A …