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Childbirth is one of the most natural things in the world. So why do so many expectant mothers feel judged, anxious, inadequate and guilty?

Greeks – wearing cloth face-masks rather than painted tragic ones – flocked to an ancient amphitheatre for a much-needed injection of drama

Why we can't live without gossip – especially at work

“It’s all gone,” says one worker. “It will take ten years to rebuild.”

Twitter is cracking down on content and accounts related to QAnon. How did the conspiracy theory gain so much momentum in the first place? Last month 1843 found out

On Monday actress Eva Longoria hosted the first night of the Democratic National Convention. In 2016 @1843mag  spoke to her about her political awakening

If a wicket falls in an empty stadium, does it make a sound? Inside the world of bio-secure cricket

For the islanders of Chiloé, potatoes are more than just food – they are folk medicine too

As more people buy bikes to avoid public transport, what should they be wearing? @pameladruck  consulted a few Parisians

"Headliner" pokes fun at Hong Kong's leaders. And they are not amused

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Did a Chinese Muslim discover the New World before Columbus? That's what this map claims

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Whether he’s fighting robots in video games or protesting in Hong Kong, Joshua Wong does not accept defeat easily

This 1914 map shows where to go, how long it took to get there—and what changes were coming

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#DavidBowie has died. In pictures, we celebrate his otherworldliness and endless reinvention

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A 3D map of what astronomers call the “local universe”—which stretches for 380m light years

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This map of galaxies lets you see in 3D: up, down, left, right—and out through the universe

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If liberty means anything, it is the right to tell people what they don't want to hear –George Orwell#CharlieHebdo 

“Killing animals to make fashion doesn’t feel right.” Donatella Versace tells us about her plans for the future of the family brand

There are more moves in chess than atoms in the universe, making it a game of endless pursuit

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