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The Prickly Sinner
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The Prickly Sinner

In many parts of Europe, the image of a hedgehog with an apple on his back is a common one—but in fact, the pleasant picture belies a long history of negative associations with the little animal.  
Łukasz Modelski
Great Writing
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Great Writing

More-or-less at the same time as the invention of the wheel, a second, perhaps even better, idea was born: writing things down.
Maciej Wesołowski
Cieszyn of the Two Nations
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Cieszyn of the Two Nations

Time passes slowly here, lovers kiss on the Friendship Bridge, and tourists ask the locals about the rotunda made of twenty gold coins. The very name of the city here makes a person happy.
Beata Mońka, Marcin Mońka
Nice To Err
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Nice To Err

If it were possible to eliminate all the errors in the world, take into account all circumstances and predict all consequences, then science would become unnecessary, and life would be boring and repetitive. Without mistakes, there would be no evolution or diversity. We would either be at a standstill, or completely extinct.
Szymon Drobniak
The Language of the Gods
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The Language of the Gods

It is one of the world’s oldest languages and belongs to the Indo-European family, meaning that Sanskrit is still alive and well today—at home and abroad.
Agnieszka Rostkowska
The Wizard from the Land of Psychoanalysis
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The Wizard from the Land of Psychoanalysis

In his time, Bruno Bettelheim was a leading authority in child psychology, psychoanalysis and autism. Years later, it turned out that his story was far from a fairy tale…
Aleksandra Kozłowska
Better Not to Cross the Dreamer
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Better Not to Cross the Dreamer

The revolutionary economist Mariana Mazzucato proposes a shift away from profit and big business – and towards state investment in the societies they serve.
Paulina Wilk
Nature-deficit Disorder: What Kids Lose Without Enough Outdoors
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Nature-deficit Disorder: What Kids Lose Without Enough Outdoors

Research explains the positive impact and health benefits of children spending more time in nature.
Jaimee Bell
When Worldviews Collide: Why Science Needs To Be Taught Differently
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When Worldviews Collide: Why Science Needs To Be Taught Differently

Science doesn’t exist in a cultural and existential vacuum and its teaching shouldn’t either.
Marcelo Gleiser
By the Age of 3, Children Appreciate Nature’s Fractal Patterns
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By the Age of 3, Children Appreciate Nature’s Fractal Patterns

Fractal patterns are noticed by people of all ages, even small children, and have significant calming effects.
Jaimee Bell
If There Was No Tomorrow
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If There Was No Tomorrow

Faced with a stagnant economy and a demographic crisis, Japanese youth prefer not to think about the future. Instead, they live day-by-day.
Paulina Wilk
Script Hunting
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Script Hunting

Neurolinguist Tomasz Bąk talks about the letters and symbols of various world alphabets, as well as how brain diseases can affect language.
Jan Pelczar
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