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30 December 2013

Cuban sugar

Cuban sugar  
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30 December 2013

Climate migrants

A newly coined word, ‘climigration’, summarizes the fate of islanders forced to flee from sea levels rising because of global warming
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30 December 2013

Mining of the third kind

The US is preparing to exploit the minerals in asteroids, but who owns the riches in space?
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30 December 2013

Imperial Mathematics

American researchers believe they have found the key to history with software that predicts the rise and fall of ancient empires
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30 December 2013

Ahmed Mourad, courtphotographer

Mourad, the official photographer Hosni Mubarak and Mohamed Morsi, also writes successful thrillers…
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30 December 2013

The difficult art having a laugh with Allah

For today’s Westerners, ‘Islamic humour’ seems almost an oxymoron – but have you heard the one about crying over a kabob?
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30 December 2013

‘Eats on the Street’ become respectable

Street food and sidewalk dining now influence mainline cuisine
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30 December 2013

On-screen piracy

Raiders on the high seas between cinema and reality. Captain Jack Sparrow versus Afweyne, the Somali pirate king
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30 December 2013

Maritime music from the Pharaohs to Britney Spears

“A song is worth ten men”, a seafaring saying goes. Sailors, castaways, pirates and kings swinging with the Beach Boys 
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30 December 2013

New green ships for eco-oceans

Rigid sails collect solar energy while hulls catch the wind and kites tow container ships: the sea will never be the same
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