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Skin flicks: quantifying the Disney tattoo phenomenon

For reasons unclear, an online bingo site has decided to find out which Disney film the most people have tattooed on to themselves I do not have any tattoos. This is because I am afraid of pain, and also because I worry that permanently advertising one of my enthusiasms on my body would open me up even further to scorn and ridicule... go to Article >

The 50 best films of 2021 in the US, No 9: Azor

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An unnervingly subtle and dreamlike conspiracy thriller set in the strange world of the super-wealthy at the time of the dirty war in Argentina 50 best films of 2021 in the US 50 best films of 2021 in the UK More on the best culture of 2021... read more

Dolph Lundgren: post your questions for the actor and director

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As he releases his latest film as a director, what do you want to ask the man who played the ultimate Euro-iceman in 80s action flicks? Here’s some things you might not know about Dolph Lundgren: he’s got a master’s in chemical engineering, Jerry... read more

Tell us: How did you experience maternity care in pregnancy and childbirth this year?

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We would like to hear from new or expecting mothers about the NHS care and support they have received We would like to hear how women in England have experienced antenatal care and giving birth this year. If you have had a baby recently, or are... read more

‘He touched a nerve’: how the first piece of AI music was born in 1956

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Long before Auto-Tune and deepfake compositions, university professor Lejaren Hiller premiered a concert recital composed by a computer and became an overnight celebrity On the evening of 9 August 1956, a couple of hundred people squeezed into a... read more

‘Disastrous’ plastic use in farming threatens food safety – UN

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Food and Agriculture Organization says most plastics are burned, buried or lost after use The “disastrous” way in which plastic is used in farming across the world is threatening food safety and potentially human health, according to a report... read more

Marianela Núñez: ‘What lockdown taught me, one more time, is that dance is my true passion’

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The Royal Ballet’s phenomenal principal dancer was the fixed star at the heart of an extraordinary year for the company See the Observer’s faces of 2021 in full It’s been an oddly fractured year for dance. Repeated lockdowns stifled talent,... read more

Jude Bellingham fined €40,000 for referee remarks after Dortmund defeat

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Midfielder questioned appointment of Felix Zwayer Bellingham accepts fine for ‘unsportsmanlike behaviour’ Jude Bellingham has been fined €40,000 (£33,970) by the German Football Association (DFB) for comments about the referee Felix Zwayer... read more

Global inequality ‘as marked as it was at peak of western imperialism’

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Super-rich have grabbed an increasing share of the world’s income, economists’ study finds Global inequality is as marked as it was in the early 20th century pinnacle of western imperialism after the capture by the super-rich of an increasing... read more

Abstinence-based recovery nearly killed me – the Tories’ ‘war on drugs’ won’t work | Peter Krykant

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Criminalising drug users only makes things worse. They need support to get safer medications and deal with underlying problems Peter Krykant is a project lead for the substance misuse charity Cranstoun I write this from a Birmingham city centre... read more

Teesside pedestrian who fatally stabbed driver jailed for at least 23 years

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Alexander Layton repeatedly stabbed James Stokoe, who had shouted at him for crossing the road carelessly A pedestrian who fatally stabbed a driver who shouted at him for crossing the road carelessly has been convicted of murder and sentenced to... read more

Winter Glow and cauliflowers: Tuesday’s best photos

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The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading... read more