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Everything you've always wanted to know about turtles, tortoises and terrapins

Everything you’ve always wanted to know about turtles, tortoises and terrapins

They’re the world’s most fearsome fighting team. They’re heroes in a half shell, and they’re green. They love pizza, nunchucks and garbage trucks… Sorry about that – I had a brief flashback to my childhood then.

Dahala Khagrabari: The piece of India within Bangladesh, within India, within Bangladesh

Dahala Khagrabari: The piece of India within Bangladesh, within India, within Bangladesh

While we all love the excitement and joy of travelling, border crossings can be a bit of a pain at the best of times. Spare a thought then for anyone who travelled through the Indian enclave (a piece of territory which is owned by a country and is surrounded by another country), before 6th May 2015.

4 facts about whales you may not know

4 facts about whales you may not know

Ranging from underwater unicorns to cunning hunters who use bubbles to trap prey, here are some interesting facts about whales.

Pont Neuf: The oldest 'New Bridge' across the River Seine

Pont Neuf: The oldest ‘New Bridge’ across the River Seine

The Pont Neuf is the oldest bridge that crosses the River Seine, in France. Fair enough, you might think. But if you understand your Français, that sentence will probably be a little confusing at first, as Pont Neuf is actually French for “New Bridge”. What’s that all about?

Pakistan and India's Wagah border closing ceremony

Pakistan and India’s Wagah border closing ceremony

I don’t mind my neighbour. We don’t really talk or know each other’s names but we smile and say “Hello” when we pass each other outside. But as far as I know, neither of us have considered holding joint military ceremonies each evening for 45 minutes, where we both compete to show which one hates the other more with lots of marching and chanting.

5 lucky foods to eat over New Year

5 lucky foods to eat over New Year

On New Year’s Eve, you might make a resolution and hope for a fantastic year ahead, but did you know in some cultures that they eat specific lucky foods to welcome the new year?

Kallikantzaroi: Greek Christmas goblins

Kallikantzaroi: Greek Christmas goblins

Think Santa is the only stranger heading down people’s chimneys? He isn’t. In Greece, they have majestic mythical goblins that sneak down in to your home and cause mischief.