This is why aeroplane windows are rounded

While not everyone will have pondered the subject while staring out of the window during a flight, the question as to why aeroplanes have circular windows rather than square ones is interesting.

The Corrs weren't cool - but neither was I

Among the grungy melancholy of the Nineties, 'sweet little Irish band' The Corrs made some of the best-selling albums of the decade. As they make a comeback, Siobhan Norton recalls growing up in Cork with their irresistibly uncool sound

Krampus: Hollywood’s latest bogeyman

Every 5 December, a demon known as Krampus stalks naughty Austrian children. Now, with festivals and a film bringing the beast international fame, Holly Müller explains why the resurgence of this ancient and brutal tradition is nothing short of petrifying

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