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It’s for a wardrobe revamp for Pudsey Bear! 30 of the most famous names in fashion, from Alexander McQueen to Burberry to Paul Smith have designed their version of Britain’s iconic and much loved Pudsey Bear, mascot of BBC Children in Need – BBC’s corporate charity focusing on improving the…

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Did you know that Yoda is studying English grammar? Or that the penguins are concerned about something they read in TIME magazine? And that the recession is hitting Star Wars too? All pictures courtesy of Marcos Minuchin There’s a place to keep up with these updates, and it’s the newly updated…

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One of the hardest things about parenthood are all the doubts that come with the job description: should I do this or should I not? Is this the right way to approach the problem? Am I making the right choices? What school is better? What games should I let my…

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“How to take this cardboard and turn it into an ordinary bicycle?” Izhar asked himself. This amazing video tells the story of how he ended up building a perfectly functioning bicycle out of cardboard. Izhar cardboard bike project from Giora Kariv on Vimeo. He reminds us of another cardboard legend,…

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No, we are not talking about the athletes’ mothers (however do watch this heartwarming ad about them, if you haven’t yet). We are talking about the athletes of London 2012 who are moms too! They are a truly special kind of working mothers. Can a woman have children and still compete…

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As you may have read in the news recently, Timbuktu has been under the attack of extremists since Monday. They are bombing the city and destroying centuries-old monuments. It breaks our hearts to think about that, and we thought we couldn’t let what’s happening go unnoticed. So we decided to…

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In the past few days, there has been a lot of talking around the issue of whether women can or can’t have it all, and why. Anne-Marie Slaughter, a Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton, started the fire, with her honest thought-provoking cover story, Why Women Still Can’t…

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