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My son loves space and he was fascinated when I was trying to explain (he's only little) how most images of the Solar System in kids' books give little sense of scale, particularly of the size of planets in relation to the size of the Sun. 1/2
Ever tried? Ever failed? No matter. Try again. Fail again. But try to succeed 85 per cent of the time. Scientists uncover the perfect amount of failure to stimulate fast learning.
I was just thinking that, now the terror level has come down, isn't it time to replace the hideous anti-terror crash barriers on London bridges? If we need permanent barriers, can't a design be found that makes London bridges feel less like a war zone? 1/3
The "would you push the button" question has come round already? Where those who display any hesitation in their willingness to obliterate millions are made out to be the crazy ones But for the deterrent to work you have to at least pretend to be keen as mustard to launch nukes
Striking image of Archbishop of Canterbury at site of the Amritsar massacre. He expressed his "profound shame" at the actions of British troops in 1919 and said he recognises "the sins of my British colonial history".
This line in the BBC's analysis of Donald Trump Jr's email revelations is exquisite
1. Times front page 2. Andrea Leadsom claiming not to have said it. 3. Transcript proving she did.