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Top 10 superhero movies, as picked by Guardian and Observer critics: http://gu.com/p/3k2gj/tw Disagree with their choices? Fight it out in the comments

Hair raising time at World Beard Championships in Germany

Hundreds of entrants competed for best facial hair trophies at the annual World Beard and Moustache Championships in Germany on Saturday<p>Competitors gathered to win in categories like Best Dali Moustache, Best Freestyle Moustache, Most Fashionable Beard, Best Goatee and Best Sideburns.<p>The …

No-one does weddings like Indians. Even the simplest can have several days of feasting and host hundreds of guests. But how is technology changing the celebrations? From "find my wife" TV shows and online planning services to worldwide wedding dress hunts and customised photo albums, the business surrounding Indian wedding ceremonies has remained firmly recession-proof. http://bbc.in/17u5M4f

Tired? Troubled love life? Try banning the gadgets from the bedroom "Late-night fiddling with devices stimulates your brain and invades what should be a quiet space. Time to turn off" http://gu.com/p/3kv4k/fb

Teach Kids to Daydream

Mental downtime makes people more creative and less anxious.<p>Today’s children are exhausted, and not just because one in three kids is not getting sufficient sleep. Sleep deprivation in kids (who require at least nine hours a night, depending on age) has been found to significantly decrease academic …

Office workers 'twice as productive' as in the 1970s, claims study

Developments in technology mean the average office worker is now almost twice as productive as their counterparts in the 1970s, a new study claims<p>It is remembered as the era of the three day week, strikes and electricity shortages.<p>So it is perhaps not surprising that a study claims that the average …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex? http://gu.com/p/3jtcn/fb Japan's under-40s appear to be losing interest in conventional relationships. Millions aren't dating, and increasing numbers can't be bothered with sex. For their government, "celibacy syndrome" is a looming national catastrophe. Many are turning to what sex and relationship counsellor Aoyama terms "Pot Noodle love" – easy or instant gratification. Photograph: Eric Rechsteiner/Panos Pictures

100 Women: How US mothers are the new breadwinners

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1019000/1019129_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522533089_881ffc204e71a04fc5599131751cd972<p><b>Seventy years ago Rosie the Riveter bared her impressive biceps and summoned American women into the workforce. Called to duty in the service of a</b> …

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Gaming as a force for good -- Cannes Lions 2013 debate

Is this where the 29% horse in your Tesco burger came from? Ten months after the horse meat scandal we investigate the biggest food fraud of the century – and ask, why has no one been held to account? http://gu.com/p/3jm86?CMP=fb_gu Warning: Some viewers may find some images distressing

Can going freelance help manage depression?

Some people embrace the flexibility and freedom, but there's also the isolation and insecurity to contend with<p>Ask a group of freelancers what the biggest perk of their job is, and someone will invariably say "working in your pyjamas". For me, not having to get suited and booted every day isn't just …

Muslim beard row boys now banned from school

Two Muslim schoolboys barred from classes because they would not shave off their beards have now been sent home from their school<p>Both 14-year-olds had been placed in "isolation" from the start of the new term at Mount Carmel Roman Catholic High School in Accrington, Lancashire.<p>Talks were held with …

Inequality: how wealth is distributed in the UK - watch our animated video here: http://gu.com/p/3jax4/tw (via Comment is free)

£1million home trashed after gatecrashers hit party advertised on Facebook

A teenager’s party advertised on Facebook ended in tears after gatecrashers trashed the £1million house, causing thousands of pounds of …

Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds

Benjamin Franklin spent his mornings naked. Patricia Highsmith ate only bacon and eggs. Marcel Proust breakfasted on opium and croissants. The path to greatness is paved with a thousand tiny rituals (and a fair bit of substance abuse) – but six key rules emerge Daily Rituals by Mason Currey – review<p>…