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Should we throw in the towel and stop showering?

A year ago James Hamblin, a senior editor at The Atlantic, started showering a lot less. Then he gave up altogether. “It was a very gradual process,” he tells me. “I weaned myself off it over six months and found myself… Read more

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10 of Europe’s best alternative carnivals

Dunkirk, France Started in the 17th century as a feast to honour local fishermen, Dunkirk’s is now one of the biggest – and longest-lasting – parties in France; kicking off in January with weekly grand balls. Shrove… Read more

Culture

The Osmonds: how we made Crazy Horses

Merrill Osmond, singer Being in the Osmonds was like being in a war zone after 1972. Fans ruined limousines by jumping on top of them and smashed windows as we tried to leave places. When we played arenas, we couldn’t… Read more

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