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The first cooked meal was likely an accident – researchers believe roasted meat only came on the menu when ancient humans encountered forest-fire toasted animals. Once the home cooking skills were acquired, people were keen to replicate good results – which led to some of the world’s oldest – and sometimes strangest – recipes. Here…

Sex is weird. How weird? Ask anyone who’s spent time browsing through Amazon’s store of erotic literature and they’ll tell you: deeply weird. Despite being experts on it for the last two million years or so, we humans are still finding new and bizarre things out about our most fundamental urges. Think you know all…

Hollywood, the legendary place where dreams come true, is apparently a mecca for ghosts. Perhaps this is unsurprising given that it’s also the graveyard of ambition. It’s the city where stars shine bright but dreams are torn apart, and beneath the glitz and glamour lurks a seamier underworld of mystery and violence. Is it really…

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