The reason we have seasons is because, during its journey around the Sun, the Earth is tilted.
Blackbeard: an early international criminal.
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How pirates helped to shape international criminal law.
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As more and more children embrace meat-free diets, using 'Chicken Run' to promote burgers may no longer work for fast food chains.
Not here, you don’t!
According to Pornhub, the UK has a growing fascination with sex in public – and watching porn on mobile devices. But what does the law say?
If we didn't correct for gravitational effects on the Earth's orbit, the winter solstice would shift backwards by a day every 72 years.
Remotely monitoring honeybee hives can help track the health of the colony.
Remote sensors allowed us to observe the in-hive activities of honeybees, which could be key to keeping bee colonies worldwide healthy.
Human conflict can bring isolation to environments, which helps the local ecology thrive. After the war has ended, the return of nature is a poignant memorial and symbol of peace.
Grammars have received a £50m funding boost, while at the same time many primary and secondary schools are resorting to Amazon Wish Lists to fund basic supplies.
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Green activists are fighting save us all – so why do their sacrifices warrant punishment?
The law needs updating – but great care is required when it comes to consent and sadomasochistic sex.
Taking a chance.
Problem gambling among children has gone up, and it's got everything to do with gambling-like features in video games.
A necessary sea change.
While the world gathers to negotiate on climate change, governments must recognise the public desire for action on plastic pollution and work together to solve it.
The popular diet isn’t quite the weight loss “miracle” people claimed it was.
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Recent study found it's no more a "miracle" solution for weight loss than regular diets are.
If animals are dying from a human-induced threat, then surely we have a responsibility to help them.
The truth is hard to stomach, but meat consumption is taking us towards global ecocide.
Democrat Beto O'Rourke lost in Texas, but many expect to see him return in the 2020 presidential race.
The Democrats are currently about 57% to 43% favourites over the Republicans to win the presidency – if you trust the markets.
Ukraine shows how it's possible to have single market access, while maintaining control of your borders and staying out of the European Court of Justice.
What does Hockey's auction record for a living artist mean beyond the art market?
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Tras el recuerdo de la estrella, de cuya muerte se cumplirán tres años en enero, la verdad sobre su mirada cautivadora...
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No matter the time of the year, it's always open season on veganism.