Squiz Shortcuts - The backstory to the big news stories
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The Japanese Imperial Family’s woman problem
Australia’s climate agenda in 2021
The great big halloumi sale, Einstein’s expensive notes, and putting away the movie snacks…
Next time you’re planning on watching a film at the cinema/on your couch, you might want to put away the popcorn. That’s because Dutch researchers say that eating while doing a fun activity could actually make you enjoy it less. Or if it’s a bad movie, maybe you’ll enjoy it more…Entertain me
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Squiz The Day
28 November 2021
Independence Day in Albania, Panama, and Mauritania
Hanukkah begins (until 6 December)
Anniversary of women voting in a national election for the first time, in New Zealand’s general election (1893)Inform me