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‘Goats Are The Best Tool’: Grazers In High Demand To Reduce US Wildfire Risk
In the face of climate change and deadly fires, states from California to Colorado are turning hungry animals loose on the countryside
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Long Road To Freedom For Farmworker Accused Of Being Notorious Trafficker
Judge acquits Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe after one of Italy’s most embarrassing cases of mistaken identity
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Using Their Loaf: Japanese Elevate Humble Art Of Making Toast
From a £220 toaster that makes one slice to loaves designed to crisp up better, the nation is being gripped by a new culinary obsession
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How Online Surveillance Is Killing Private Conversations
The Kim Darroch leaks highlight how hard it is to keep any communication confidential. How can we regain our privacy?
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Descendants Of Jews Who Fled Nazis Unite To Fight For German Citizenship
A group of more than 100 descendants of Jewish refugees who fled the Nazi regime are challenging the German government’s rejection of their applications to restore their citizenship. Anyone who was deprived of their German citizenship during the 12 y
The Guardian4 min read
Rip Torn, Cult Actor And Artie In The Larry Sanders Show Dies Aged 88
Star of a string of 60s classics fell foul of Hollywood because of his temper but found a fresh lease of life in comedy, from TV’s Larry Sanders Show to the Men in Black films
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Rip Torn: A Wild Man Of Stage And Screen And A Titan Of US TV Comedy
His fights with Dennis Hopper and Norman Mailer are the stuff of Hollywood legend, but he is best remembered as the cynical and cantankerous Artie, producer of The Larry Sanders Show
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'Beauty Available To All': Groundbreaking US Buildings Added To Unesco List
A group of eight projects by the architect Frank Lloyd Wright are now included on the list of 1,000 heritage sites around the world
The Guardian3 min readPsychology
How Do You Make Your Soul Grow? Embrace Your Everyday Creativity – No Matter How Aimless | Charlotte Church
The idea that people are creative or not is rubbish. And the risk of not engaging in creative action is far higher than that of making a fool of yourself
The Guardian6 min readSociety
'Shout Queer!' The Museums Bringing LGBT Artefacts Out Of The Closet
From Michelangelo’s suggestive David to a gender-fluid Hindu deity, cultural institutions are digging into their vaults to display once-hidden objects of same-sex desire and gender nonconformity
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Our Son The Terror Suspect: Jack Letts’s Parents On The Fight To Save Their Child
How did a friendly middle-class teen from Oxford become known as ‘Jihadi Jack’? John Letts and Sally Lane on their continuing ordeal
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‘Saving Lives Is No Crime’: Migrants Rescuer Facing Jail Would Do It Again
A Spaniard who went to sea to save refugees could go to prison in Italy for 20 years. He talks about why humanity must come before politics
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'The Most Pleasant Chaos': What Pride Means To Me
As London prepares to host one of Britain’s biggest Pride marches, we spoke to six people about the importance of taking to the streets
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Turban-tying Services Boom As Young Sikhs Embrace Heritage
Professionals say it is now rare for family members to be able to tie groom’s turban before wedding
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How Britain Can Help You Get Away With Stealing Millions: A Five-step Guide
Dirty money needs laundering if it’s to be of any use – and the UK is the best place in the world to do it. By Oliver Bullough
The Guardian2 min readScience
Ancient City Of Babylon Heads List Of New Unesco World Heritage Sites
The ancient city of Babylon and an Icelandic national park replete with glaciers, ice caves and volcanoes are among the sites that have been added to Unesco’s world heritage list. More than 1,000 sites around the world – some cultural, some natural,
The Guardian4 min read
O Captain, My Captain: Sailors Who Risk Jail To Save Migrants' Lives
Carola Rackete is latest in string of rescue ship captains who challenge Italy’s closed-port policy
The Guardian4 min read
What Love Island Tells Us About The Value Of Kindness | Stephanie Boland
Behaviour doesn’t have to be actively abusive to make others feel bad – as human beings, we should aim to be kind
The Guardian4 min readSociety
How Women Anxious To Have A Baby Are Being Exploited For Profit | Eleanor Morgan
With the ‘fertility IV’ drip, the wellness industry hit a new low. Perhaps regulating bodies should take a look
The Guardian13 min read
The Guardian Weekly Is 100: The Moon Landings To Rwanda – Part Two
Our weekly print magazine is celebrating a century of news. Here’s how it covered the Apollo 11 landings; Northern Ireland’s Bloody Sunday; Hillsborough; the fall of the Berlin Wall and Rwanda’s genocide
The Guardian16 min read
Inside The 21st-century British Criminal Underworld
There are almost 5,000 criminal gangs in the UK. But the old family firms are gone – today’s big players are multinational, diversified and tech-savvy. By Duncan Campbell
The Guardian3 min read
'The Nation's Sweetheart': Thailand Falls In Love With Orphaned Baby Dugong
Marium, who is five months’ old, was rescued off Thailand’s southern Krabi province after she was separated from her mother
The Guardian2 min read
Give Me A Break! How To Write The Perfect Out-of-office Email | Arwa Mahdawi
If, like me, you want some uninterrupted time off, writing an effective message is essential. Here are a few strategies to try
The Guardian3 min read
Hong Kong’s ‘Death Fighters’: Young Protesters With Nothing To Lose
Group who stormed legislative building defend their action as last resort after being ignored for years
The Guardian4 min readFashion & Beauty
Asian Women And The Kimono Have Long Been Sexualized In Western Culture
It’s no surprise that Kim Kardashian West appropriated kimono to give sex appeal to her shapewear line, writes Akemi Johnson
The Guardian3 min read
How Chinese Spy App Allows Officials To Harvest Personal Data
The tourists travelling into China were never supposed to know their phones had been compromised. The surveillance app being installed on their devices should have been removed by the border officers tasked with the job. But their apparent carelessne
The Guardian2 min read
Fantastic Arctic Fox: Animal Walks 3,500km From Norway To Canada
An arctic fox has walked more than 3,500km (2,000 miles) from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, astonishing researchers at the Norwegian Polar Institute. The animal, known as a coastal or blue fox, was fitted with a tracking device in July 2017. It l
The Guardian4 min read
Boys Love These Lionesses Too. A Football Revolution Is Coming | Sam Haddad
My sons are just thrilled England are in a World Cup semi-final. That enthusiasm means a threshold has been crossed
The Guardian3 min read
How We Made Stray Cat Strut: 'The Solo Must Have Taken Me 30 Seconds'
‘I couldn’t relate to prog rock. We never had any wizards in my neighbourhood. We had ’58 Chevys and good-looking girls’
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The Rise Of The CEO As Social Justice Warrior | Jill Priluck
Corporations are stepping into the moral vacuum left by Republican officials. But their motives aren’t exactly altruistic
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