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Although us humans have a pretty rounded collection of senses, they are by no means the best out there - these animals have mastered their abilities …Nature
“Arthur Miller: Writer,” a new HBO documentary about the playwright’s life and work, was produced and directed by Miller’s daughter Rebecca, who collected footage for it for over twenty years. Often, she was able to shoot from intimate or rarified vantages: her father carving a freshly roasted …Literature
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<i>Never Let Me Go</i> tranquilly opens with thirty-one-year-old Kathy H., a “carer” for “donors” who will mysteriously “complete,” that is, die, who is …
Luridly retro ideas of what it means to be a man have caused a dangerous rush of testosterone around the world – from Modi’s Hindu supremacism to Trump’s nuclear brinkmanship<p>On the evening of 30 January 1948, five months after the independence and partition of India, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was …Osama Bin Laden
How To Apply Them to Non-Fiction Writing<p>“My reason for writing is unfortunately in line with Hitler’s and Stalin’s: I think writers should serve …Writing
<b>A five-year-old girl's video raising awareness of Down's syndrome has been watched more than 10 million times on Facebook.</b><p>The video of Chloe Lennon was filmed by her mum Jade to promote worldwide awareness day on 21 March.<p>Jade, from Irvine in Ayrshire, said Chloe was changing perceptions of …Social Media
<b>Where is the best secondary school in England? Blackburn - and, defying all stereotypes, the school that came third in this year's national GCSE rankings is also in the Lancashire town.</b><p>So why haven't more people heard that this is the country's educational powerhouse?<p>Is it because both are Muslim …High School
<b>It was the ninth time in the space of 10 days that Sherry Denness had tried to kill herself. "It felt like checkmate - there were no open doors or other ways for my life to turn, I just wanted to die," she says.</b><p>Only just 18, Sherry has been diagnosed with a number of mental health conditions, …Mental Health
"Concentrations were as high as 10,000 plastic pieces for every litre of water. Of the 259 bottles tested, only 17 were free of plastics."
Sir Ken Robinson is the education guru who gave the most-viewed TED talk yet, in which he said that schools kill children’s creativity.
Part of BBC School Report, we put four children from Lister Community School in east London to a fake news test.Fake News
<b>Scottish football is not doing enough to tackle sectarianism, according to some of those employed by the league to help identify it.</b><p>A number of current and former match delegates have told BBC Scotland of their dismay at reporting the problem only for no action to be taken.<p>"It was so frustrating," …United Kingdom
"The Dutch prison service is close to collapse – from underuse. Since a switch to non-custodial sentences for non-violent prisoners, a dozen prisons …
<b>When Pakistani designer Nashra Balagamwala produced a board game about arranged marriage, most news reports about her wrongly assumed she was dead against it. Actually her position is far more nuanced. And one goal is to explain to people in the UK and elsewhere how it works.</b><p>"People in the West …Relationships
"Men can change. Even men who’ve already done terrible things."
Obesity is the second biggest preventable cause of cancer after smoking, and we need the government to do more to help tackle the problem. Here’s …
“It is the really small stuff we get worried about, as they can get through the membranes in the [human] gut and in the bloodstream – that is the …
As an English teacher, working with students to craft convincing dialogue is a key aspect of any creative writing unit. Dialogue should sound …Creative Writing
ILLUSTRATION © GETTY IMAGES: OIVIND HOVLANDNovelists live and die by reviews, yet uncovering what garners a gushing ovation or blistering takedown is …Writing
State secondary schools in Glasgow<p>There are 29 state secondary schools in Glasgow.<p>Are these state secondary schools in Glasgow not quite what you are …Scotland
TWO thirds of Glasgow schools are meeting their benchmarks - up from fewer than half last year.<p>Education Scotland has released performance data for …Scotland
"The government puts parents’ rights to 'home school' before children’s rights, without protection from parents who may be psychotic, obsessive, …
What is the point of observing International Women’s Day if we don’t listen to what the women among us have to say? We’ve compiled 20 truths about …Feminism
The first sentence of any novel is vital. It either draws the reader in with some question or mystery or, if not, the reader may move on to something …Literature
20,000 scientists give dire warning about the future in 'letter to humanity' – and the world is listening
A dire warning to the world about its future, which predicts catastrophe for humanity, is continuing to gain momentum.<p>The letter – which was first …Climate Change
In the context of helping students enhance their writing skills and after we have reviewed some very good websites in this regard, we are sharing …Creative Writing
We find out whether innovative techniques using stem cells, computer modelling and 3D-printing could reduce the number of animals used in medical …Stem Cells
With time loops, body swaps and a psychopathic footman, this is a dazzling take on the murder mystery<p>Some books are a gift to the marketing department. The folks at Raven, a newish crime imprint at Bloomsbury, have described this one as “<i>Gosford Park</i> meets <i>Inception</i>, by way of Agatha Christie”. It’s …Books
But can we - or should we - aim to move beyond plastics altogether?