History, music, cooking, travel, books, theatre, film - but also with an eye on the 'culture wars', nationalism and identity.
With their recurrent urban legends that 'Christmas' is to be cancelled, Christian Christensen notes the European right has somehow overlooked a genuine cultural invasion
If humans can’t yet hibernate, could we approach something like the ‘torpor’ that bears and other larger mammals practice? asks John Mitchinson
Katharine Quarmby explores why Britain’s story of transportation – the biggest forced migration in its history – has largely been buried
Otto English explores how Remembrance Sunday has been commercialised and weaponised to feed hollow national myths
During lockdown, Keith Kahn-Harris discovered a strange anomaly inside Kinder Surprise Eggs, and almost began to uncover a vast corporate conspiracy...
As international leaders gather in Glasgow for the COP26 summit, Hadley Coull and Chris Ogden consider Britain’s unmoored identity in a volatile world