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2013Why Finnish babies sleep in cardboard boxes (bbc.com)
676 points across 2 posts | 3 annotations | 6 months ago with 165 comments
2018Facebook confirms data-sharing agreements with Chinese firms, including Huawei (bbc.com)
549 points | 1 year ago with 60 comments
2013Man makes money from cold calls with his own higher-rate phone number (bbc.com)
384 points | 3 years ago with 133 comments
2019Cryptoqueen: A woman scammed the world, then vanished (bbc.com)
278 points | 1 year ago with 191 comments
2017Desolate English path has killed more than 100 people (bbc.com)
264 points | 1 year ago with 130 comments
2017Monopoly was invented to demonstrate the evils of capitalism (bbc.com)
252 points | 2 years ago with 358 comments
2015Uganda’s Tarantino and his $200 action movies (bbc.com)
252 points | 3 years ago with 66 comments
2014Tetrachromats: people who see colors invisible to most of us (bbc.com)
249 points | 2 years ago with 221 comments
2018Cement is the source of 8% of the world's CO2 emissions (bbc.com)
236 points | 1 year ago with 149 comments
2016Feathered dinosaur tail found in amber (bbc.com)
236 points across 2 posts | 2 annotations | 2 years ago with 34 comments
2016400-year-old Greenland shark ‘longest-living vertebrate’ (bbc.com)
227 points | 1 year ago with 107 comments
2017Graphene-based sieve turns seawater into drinking water (bbc.com)
219 points | 3 years ago with 71 comments
2017A Norwegian town built a giant mirror to deflect the sun (bbc.com)
199 points | 3 years ago with 97 comments
2016Children of a Thailand tribe who see with clarity beneath the waves (bbc.com)
175 points | 2 years ago with 67 comments
2019How do people learn to cook a poisonous plant safely? (bbc.com)
172 points across 2 posts | 2 months ago with 64 comments
2017The mystery of the lost Roman herb (bbc.com)
169 points across 2 posts | 2 annotations | 10 months ago with 26 comments
2018Swedes rebelling against a cashless society (bbc.com)
166 points | 2 years ago with 332 comments
2019Are we on the road to civilisation collapse? (bbc.com)
166 points | 9 months ago with 241 comments
2016Cheran: The town that threw out police, politicians and gangsters (bbc.com)
162 points | 2 years ago with 80 comments
2014The largest living thing on Earth is a fungus (bbc.com)
160 points | 4 years ago with 41 comments
2011Casio F-91W: The strangely ubiquitous watch (bbc.com)
153 points | 1 year ago with 220 comments
2015A man who posted himself to Australia (bbc.com)
145 points | 1 year ago with 69 comments
2016Why houses in Bermuda have white stepped roofs (bbc.com)
143 points | 1 week ago with 22 comments
2016Jennicam: The first woman to stream her life on the internet (bbc.com)
135 points | 2 years ago with 70 comments
2011Staedtler and Faber-Castell's productive pencil rivalry (bbc.com)
132 points across 2 posts | 1 annotation | 10 months ago with 33 comments
2014US is an oligarchy, not a democracy (bbc.com)
131 points across 2 posts | 2 annotations | 3 years ago with 81 comments
2012How jeans conquered the world (bbc.com)
126 points | 5 years ago with 147 comments
2011How 'OK' took over the world (bbc.com)
125 points | 5 years ago with 99 comments
2015A man who grows fields full of tables and chairs (bbc.com)
121 points | 1 year ago with 46 comments
2017Why you should re-read Paradise Lost (bbc.com)
119 points | 2 years ago with 34 comments
2019The ‘flow state’: Where creative work thrives (bbc.com)
117 points | 11 months ago with 50 comments
2016The Persian Art of Etiquette (bbc.com)
112 points | 1 year ago with 80 comments
2010Africa 'witnessing birth of a new ocean' (bbc.com)
112 points | 5 years ago with 62 comments
2014The D-Day rehearsal that cost 800 lives (bbc.com)
103 points | 2 years ago with 52 comments
2014The Indian sanitary pad revolutionary (bbc.com)
100 points | 6 years ago with 41 comments
2015A man who saved Kyoto from the atomic bomb (bbc.com)
100 points | 1 year ago with 131 comments
2014Languages: Why we must save dying tongues (bbc.com)
99 points | 5 years ago with 250 comments
2016A woman who is allergic to water (bbc.com)
94 points | 1 year ago with 59 comments
2012Trade secrets of the oldest family firm in the US (bbc.com)
94 points | 6 years ago with 28 comments
2016Peruvian puquios were a “hydraulic system constructed to retrieve water” (bbc.com)
93 points | 3 years ago with 27 comments
2015What did Jesus really look like? (bbc.com)
93 points | 3 years ago with 219 comments
2012Black mamba venom is 'better painkiller' than morphine (bbc.com)
90 points | 8 months ago with 86 comments
2016Why Japan Celebrates Christmas with KFC (bbc.com)
87 points | 11 months ago with 100 comments
2017A radio station that no one claims to run (bbc.com)
86 points | 3 years ago with 15 comments
2016It pays to be grumpy and bad-tempered (bbc.com)
86 points | 1 year ago with 109 comments
2017Signs that can reveal a fake photo (bbc.com)
83 points | 9 months ago with 52 comments
2014Does wearing glasses weaken your eyesight? (bbc.com)
80 points | 4 years ago with 56 comments
2011Dictionary of dead language complete after 90 years (bbc.com)
71 points | 5 years ago with 9 comments
2014UK 'a tax haven for multinationals' (bbc.com)
70 points | 6 years ago with 52 comments
2015Dogs that protect little penguins (bbc.com)
70 points | 3 years ago with 26 comments
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