Franziska Zorandy

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Asteroid strike: 7 ways the world could end

As a mountain-sized asteroid is detected heading towards Earth, what is the likeliest 'extinction-level' scenario for mankind?<p>Our solar system is littered with billions of pieces of debris, from the size of large boulders to objects hundreds of miles across. We know that from time to time these hit …

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How to make tea correctly (according to science): milk first

Whether you put milk in your cup before or after the hot water is a constant argument among British people. Science may say milk first, but many would strongly disagree<p>Tea is better than coffee. Let’s just get that out of the way before we start. Many Most ALL British people think this. Even those …

Man Dives Into An Active Volcano With A GoPro, Calls It A 'Window Into Hell'

George Kourounis stood at the edge of a red-hot lava lake, fiery molten rock gurgling just feet away as caustic acid rain splashed his protective suit.<p>It was a "window into hell," he said. "Dramatic and violent."<p>Kourounis is an explorer and documentarian, and last month, he and Sam Cossman, an …


The 5 Coolest Kids' Beds We've Ever Seen

Beds built to add fun and imagination to every space<p>Beds built to add fun and imagination to every space

Drunk, overweight and sunburnt: what the Germans think of holidaying Britons

German newspaper Bild lists the "ailments" that afflict Britons abroad, including a tendency to drink too much and strip off at the slightest opportunity<p>The Germans don't have a very positive image of the Brits abroad, to judge by an article in the mass-selling tabloid Bild.<p>Under a headline of …

Germans most likely to go nude

For a nation that sometimes finds it difficult to bare its soul, the German people are surprisingly relaxed when it comes to baring their bodies.<p>That at least is the finding of a recent survey which suggests that some 28 per cent – or nearly one in three Germans – has sunbathed in the nude on the …

This Commuter’s Awkward Reaction To A Guy Singing On The Tube Is The Most London Thing Ever

It's all too much.

Greece road trip: the seaside idyll of the Athenian Riviera

A few miles from Athens lies a seaside idyll where great beaches and local charm are still undiscovered by British visitors<p><b>Plus: How to hit the beach Athenian-style</b><p>Wednesday evening, it's just before midnight and I'm in the Athens suburb of Glyfada. At Lemoni in Kyprou Street – the most popular of …

The Big Picture photography competition: round 301

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A craft beer lover's guide to London

In the last 15 years, London has seen incredible growth in its brewing industry from a mere two breweries in 1999 to more than 50 today. Almost all of these new enterprises are small, independent and produce high-quality, innovative styles of beer – an approach to brewing that’s been given the …

Cookie Monster: The Unauthorized YouTube Biography

Love holiday cookies? So do we, but Cookie Monster is a cautionary tale. We tell his gluttonous life story through YouTube videos<p>If you've seen the cover of our holiday issue or followed our 25 Days of Cookies, you know this: <b>We're big cookie fans</b>, and this time of year occasions many consecutive …


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Just remember what many Tories thought of Nelson Mandela in the apartheid years

Soon we will be inundated with heartfelt speeches – but we mustn't let those who opposed Mandela's struggle pretend they didn't<p>As the vigil continues outside the hospital, we don't know how close to the final freedom Nelson Mandela is. But after the strange denials that this old, sick man is dying …