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I-Wonder: Should Babies Learn to Walk Before They Can Crawl?
Offbeat  (tags: Does learning to crawl matter?, Why crawling is important, How to help babies learn to crawl, Getting physical, How crawling helps us as adults )

- 6 days ago -
Learning to walk is seen as such an important milestone in life that many parents encourage their children to get up on their feet, waiting excitedly for the special moment when their baby takes their very first steps.
Religion&Ethics; Perspectives: Should the Law Allow Assisted Suicide?
Offbeat  (tags: chronically ill, assisted suicide, law, Euthanasia, Religion&Ethics )

- 7 days ago -
Should it be legally possible to help somebody die, if they are chronically ill and suffering great pain? , As part of the Perspectives series, BBC Religion and Ethics asked two contributors to develop some of the issues.
Earth: Nature Marvellous Mother
Offbeat  (tags: Marvellous Mothers, Animals, Nature )

- 7 days ago -
Levels of parental care and commitment vary hugely in the animal kingdom but what are the most extraordinary ways the natural world uses to try and ensure the next generation survives?
Earth: Animal Apprentices: Mastering the Skills to Survive
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Skills to Survive, Animals, scientific evidence, natural world )

- 6 days ago -
For many young animals there is much to learn in a short time if they are to succeed as adults. Master-apprentice relationships can be vital for offspring to accomplish skills that will ultimately bring them food, shelter and sex
Food Allergy Laws Enforced in Restaurants and Takeaways
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Restaurants, takeaways, health. allergies., Laws, Europe )

- 6 days ago -
Restaurants and takeaways across Europe will be required by law to tell customers if their food contains ingredients known to trigger allergies.
Australian Foxes Are Pests Not Pets, NSW Declares
Offbeat  (tags: Pests, Animals, Foxes, New South Wales, Australia )

- 7 days ago -
Foxes have been officially declared a pest in New South Wales but there is concern people are taking them as pets. The NSW government has for the first time announced a pest control order for foxes, which are not native to Australia.
CIA Report: UK Defends Actions Over Interrogation Claims
Offbeat  (tags: CIA, Report, interrogation, claims, defends actions, UK )

- 7 days ago -
None of the redactions from a CIA report on interrogation related to British involvement in the mistreatment of prisoners, Number 10 has said. Downing Street confirmed UK and US intelligence agencies discussed
I -Wonder: Would We Starve Without Bees?
Offbeat  (tags: importance of bees, What bees do, Pollination, food production, perfect pollinator, threats to honey bees, Can bees be replaced? )

- 6 days ago -
Ever wondered where all the food that you eat comes from? Well it might surprise you that a significant proportion is provided by bees one way or another.
I-Wonder:Is a Bee as Smart as a Sat Nav?
Offbeat  (tags: navigational skills, the perfect flower, bee's day in numbers, bees make honey, honeycomb structure, How far do bees travel? )

- 7 days ago -
We are all familiar with the satellite navigation systems found in modern cars and smartphones. It's modern technology that we program in a location and get given directions and distances until we reach our final destination. Yet the humble foraging honey
I - Wonder: Why Do Elves In The Hobbit Sound Welsh ?
Offbeat  (tags: film, Hobbit, languages. )

- 7 days ago -
JRR Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings combine timeless storytelling with the creation of a mythical world with its own races, history, music and languages.
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