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After decades of activism, the scales are finally tipping against the St Nicholas Day tradition of Black Pete.
My kingdom for a duvet …
As life gets faster and working hours get longer, it's tempting to think the Sandman is paying us ever shorter visits.
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How research led one academic to change his mind after standing against the euro and other elements of EU integration.
Using incentives drawn from game play, the peak-hour crush can be reduced, or avoided altogether.
Using elements of game play, we can create incentives for people to change how and when they make various transport choices in ways that enable the whole system to work better.
Rene van der Wal
A team of researchers went to the High Arctic to retrace the steps of a 1960s expedition. They came away with far more than they bargained for.
The Netherlands has long embraced renewable energy, but some judges say it must do more.
The IPCC's UN-validated climate science could be used to hold governments to account.
The Dutch like their health system, even though they contribute to it from their own pockets.
Australia has a relatively strong health system by international standards, but it needs a makeover. To generate fresh ideas, The Conversation is profiling five international health systems that have important…
Each of the arts confers upon the cinema something of its own metier. Dance, its movement. Poetry, its structure. Theatre, its situations. Music, its rhythm. Sculpture, its salience. But painting is the…