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Ochre: The World's First Red Paint

Artists have been painting with ochre, a naturally occurring pigment, for hundreds of thousands of years. Their masterpieces range from prehistoric, ochre-pigmented images on cave walls to paintings on canvasses and other artwork from medieval times ...and more »

Libya: child refugees abused in UK-funded detention centres

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A photographic journey through a world of fridges

That's why the photo series by Admiral Home Insurance, titled "It's a Cool World," caught my attention. It satisfies my odd curiosity and offers a fascinating glimpse into the culinary lives of others around the world. Perhaps most profoundly, it ...

This Grammar Guru Will Solve the World's Problems

But in a world of coarse discourse, why not create a little common ground by parsing past participles? “Language studies is something people can bond over and enjoy without getting into a huge fight,” she said. (Unless you're 4 or 5, perhaps.) Still ...