Month: October 2018




Why science can’t replace religion

John Gray on the myths the “New Atheists” tell themselves. I’m what you’d call an agnostic. I don’t know if God exists, but the question is probably unanswerable, so I’m… »

The myth of poisoned Halloween candy

Poison, pins, and needles in Halloween candy? It’s probably a hoax. Every Halloween, parents around the country warn their children about something truly scary: poison, pins, and needles in Halloween… »

How geotagged photos harm nature

What happens when nature goes viral? Horseshoe Bend used to be a little-known roadside view of the Colorado River in Page, Arizona. But if you look at yearly satellite images… »

Move to EU to avoid Brexit costs, firms told

Exporters advised by Department for International Trade officials to form EU-based companies to circumvent border issues Brexit nightmare: British businesses at breaking point British businesses that export to the continent… »




Grant Shapps faces fury over mass Covid outbreak at DVLA

Minister under fire for ‘shameful’ virus spread as staff told to work on with more than 500 cases at agency in Swansea Ministers are at the centre of an explosive… »

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