21/12/22

The New Year is a new start. Embrace the feeling

 

 

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21/12/15

The “partygate” scandal, stemming from allegations that the Prime Minister’s office held a holiday get-together last year, while Britain was under a strict lockdown, has roiled the government.

 

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -DECEMBER 1: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hosts an event to light up the Christmas tree on Downing Street on December 1, 2021 in London, England. The Christmas tree, which is presented by the British Christmas Tree Growers Association, was grown by Marldon Christmas Tree Farm in Devon. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

 

 

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21/12/13

In 2007, researchers surveyed 180 teachers to understand if they held stereotypes about their students. The most commonly held opinion was that Asian students were significantly more industrious, intelligent, and gentle. This might seem like a good thing, but treating this stereotype as reality can cause a surprising amount of harm.

 

 

 

 

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21/12/05

No one remembers when you’re right, but no one forgets when you’re wrong. Your local weather person knows that saying all too well. But while they take a lot of the heat (get it?), how much of it is actually justified? In this episode, Mona Chalabi looks at weather forecasting data to see how accurate these predictions really are, and gives us tips for when we should–and shouldn’t–trust the forecast.

 

 

 

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