The Great Work

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De naakte straat

Het verkeer in Nederland is een bron van ergernis. Dat proberen we op te lossen met meer regels. Ingeborg was in Vietnam en zag een alternatieve …

Daylight savings time has ended in Europe, so clocks are turned back by 1 hour. Enjoy the cosy dark winter nights! http://t.co/NNaLuqwYVD

Man and Superman

In athletic competitions, what qualifies as a sporting chance?<p>Toward the end of “The Sports Gene” (Penguin/Current), David Epstein makes his way to a remote corner of Finland to visit a man named Eero Mäntyranta. Mäntyranta lives in a small house next to a lake, among the pine and spruce trees …

Women over 50 should be entitled to 'granny leave' to help look after elderly parents and grandchildren, leading think tank claims

• <b>It says thousands of women give up work because of family demands</b>• <b><br>Proposals says 'Granny leave' could last for up to six months</b><p>By<p>Women over the age of …

Jeremy Hunt

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I would like to start with a confession. On a very regular basis I watch the Blind Auditions of the Voice UK. This in itself might sound embarrassing …

The Voice UK 2013 | Conor Scott performs 'Starry Eyed' - Blind Auditions 3 - BBC One

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Disclaimer: There were no cows injured during the writing of this article. (except for the steak sandwich I had during my break)<p>It is done. The …

'Close to meat': Foodies underwhelmed by first synthetic beef burger to be eaten in public

He may have paid for the world’s most expensive beef burger to be created in a university laboratory, but Google co-founder Sergey Brin did not get …

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Isn't it nice, when your sexual preference is also the adjective for light-spirited happiness?<p>Well, some people don't think so. Some people hate …

An Interactive Map of Racist, Homophobic and Ableist Tweets in America

This is The Geography of Hate – a cartographical collection of every geotagged tweet in the continental U.S. between June 2012 and April 2013 in …

Homophobia

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I had a chick ones. He started out as a little chick, which I literally pealed out of his own egg. The chick ran around our house, on our terrace, …

Volkskrant.nl maakt gebruik van cookies<p>Volkskrant.nl gebruikt cookies en vergelijkbare technologieën (cookies) onder andere om u een optimale …

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Equality is definitely invented by men. You do not see it anywhere in nature. So how did we come up with the concept equality?<p>I think it became …

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Monos gamos is Greek, it means one marriage. What does monogamy mean to us today?<p>To us it is a moral thing. Most of us will probably admit to being …

For males, monogamy can have evolutionary benefits

Til death do they part? Primates such as chimpanzees get an evolutionary boost from monogamy, researchers now find.<p>NEW YORK - Whenever a public figure cheats on his wife, pundits can be counted on to trot out the tired old claim that males are simply wired by evolution to be promiscuous.<p>Two studies …

Biology

RT @VanGoghTheLife: #VanGogh of the Day: Wheat Field with Crows, July 1890. @VanGoghMuseum, Amsterdam. http://t.co/1sCsaqrSAM

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Sports are bad for you.<p>People say they are good for you. But they are not. No matter what you think, no matter what the government says. Sports are …

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Ergens ben ik het wel met ze eens, met de goed belezen SGP-ers in ons land. Ook ik vind dat de stand van de medische wetenschap groteske toestanden …

Onderzoekers maken minuscule batterij met 3d-printer | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl

Het onderzoek is gedaan aan the Harvard University en de onderzoekers hebben een video gepubliceerd van het printproces.<p>Een dergelijke kleine …

Google is the General Electric of the 21st century

Everywhere one looks, Google is doing remarkable things. It could soon overtake Apple in downloads of applications; it is developing self-driving …

Fomo | Social Proof Marketing Platform

our vision is to give honest entrepreneurs the credibility they deserve. If you’re dishonest, go away.<p>I don't sell products. can I still use Fomo?<p>If …

"we'll 2013" Martijn Aslander

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<p>500 years ago we ventured into the world to spread the word of God. 50 years ago we did the same for capitalism. Today we are doing it for …