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What if you never saw your colleagues in person again?

How telecommuting will shape our work and our minds In our new Augmented Reality column, BBC Capital will explore scenarios you might encounter in your not-so-distant future. First, we’re going to look...

Lidl Hellas

Οι εργαζόμενοι στη Lidl Ηellas εξέφρασαν τις ευχαριστίες τους σε κάθε δημόσιο πρόσωπο που πρόσφερε μια μοναδική έμπνευση και πρωτοβουλία κοινωνικής προσφοράς για την έκφραση «από τα Lidl». Στη φιλοσοφία των LIDL...

This is the reason you don’t really hate Mondays

People love to moan about Monday, but the evidence seems to paint a different picture. Ask an office worker, and you will likely be told that Mondays are insufferable. But ask a...

Super blue blood moon: when and where to see the rare lunar eclipse

Blue moon, super moon and blood moon will all coincide in 2018 for the first time since 1866 People from Moscow, via Sydney, to Washington DC will be given a rare celestial...

Cats recognise their owners’ voices but never evolved to care, says study

Japanese researchers tested cats' reactions to their owners, suggesting that because cats "domesticated themselves" they never needed to take notice Any cat owner will tell you that although they are sometimes kept...

Dog donates blood to save life of cat that had eaten rat poison

Domesticated double-act take nonconformist stance to inter-species relations Stereotypes suggest dogs and cats rarely get on, but pet owners usually disagree, stating their beloved pooches show nothing but affection towards the felines...

Intervention by Oprah Winfrey saved my career, says Jamie Foxx

Stars including Sidney Poitier staged the intervention at Quincy Jones’s house, Jamie said. Actor Jamie Foxx has told how an intervention from talk-show host Oprah Winfrey saved his career after he spiralled...

Transvision Vamp’s Wendy James: ‘We did to Warhol what he did to bananas’

This week, it is Wendy James’s 50th birthday. To celebrate, Rock’s Backpages brings you an interview (or ‘scratch feature’) from Melody Maker in April 1988, in which she and the band...

Life is hazardous when you risk being run over by a millipede

Finding a mate in the giant world is challenging. It's somewhat hazardous when you risk being run over by a millipede. The Madagascan dwarf chameleon (Brookesia minima) was long believed to be...

Slimming can cut breast cancer risk by up to one third, research finds

Losing weight can help women cut their breast cancer risk by up to a third, a study has found. Experts said “modest” weight loss significantly cuts the chances of developing the disease. Six...