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Hand gestures from around the world

Hand gestures from around the world

It turns out that hand gestures aren’t quite as universal as you may initially think. Let’s take a look at just how these gestures can have different meanings around the globe.

Pancakes from around the world

Pancakes from around the world

Well, well, well, who’d have thought it? Another Christian tradition that was influenced by Pagan traditions.

What I learnt backpacking

You’re meant to find yourself backpacking, right? Well we found out what people actually learnt.

How data can help you have the perfect romantic break

I’m a hopeless romantic. When I say hopeless romantic, I mean that I’m hopeless at romance, not that I spend all day dreaming of candlelit dinners and gondola rides.

Mount Scenery: The Netherlands’ highest volcano

Until this morning, I thought the highest point in the Netherlands was the top of a windmill. But it turns out the Netherlands not only has a proper highest point. It also has a volcano!

Hot Water Beach: What's hot, wet and sandy?

Hot Water Beach: What’s hot, wet and sandy?

Hot Water Beach is like something you’ve probably never experienced before. I’d never heard of it before I went to New Zealand.

Doug Allan wildlife photographer: Working with polar bears

If you’ve never heard of Doug Allan, let me introduce him to you. He’s the guy that filmed the polar bears on Planet Earth, among other amazing things.