Who are the Twitter joke thieves?

As the social network starts to clamp down on plagiarism, we asked why people think it's OK to steal other people's gags

Society

Little Atoms round-up (the curiosities edition)

Oddball rabbis, crying robots, Sam Beckett P.I., the brilliant Iain Sinclair, and more Greek woes

Artificial intelligence: all too human?

It's not the robots we have to worry about. It's ourselves

Science

'The Holocaust came as a punishment from God because of our sins'

Little Atoms meets the "pro-Palestinian" Orthodox Jewish sect Neturei Karta

Society
World

Greece: where are we now?

The banks have reopened, but Greek bailout numbers may not add up

World

North Korea with oil: inside Turkmenistan's propaganda machine

Gold statues and macho stunts are all the rage for Turkmenistan's dictator Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. Little Atoms reports from one of the world's most secretive states

World

Little Atoms round up (the set the Goddam Watchman already edition)

Turkmenistan, Twitter rows, torrenting music and turning anti-homeless spikes into art

Literary argument of the week

Little Atoms casually endorsed an article on Twitter. What happened next will mildly amuse you for a few minutes

Words

What happened when I went on Press TV

Conspiracists, cranks and has beens are part of an attempt to forge a new reality

World

Anthony Beevor: Ardennes 1944

We talk to the renowned historian Anthony Beevor about his new book Ardennes 1944: Hitler's Last Gamble

Podcast

The Little Atoms guide to news report Greek myth references

Haven't had the benefit of a classical education? Baffled by the endless talk of legends in coverage of the Greece crisis? We're here to help

Words

Podcast: Dylan Evans and Andrew Mueller

Dylan Evans and Andrew Mueller talk music, memoirs and microcommunities

Podcast

Poetry has a plagiarism problem

An internet sleuth has uncovered a murky world of stolen lines and rhymes, raising big questions about identity and authenticity

Words

The psychedelic drug that could explain our belief in life after death

Scientists have discovered DMT, the Class A hallucinogenic, naturally occurs in the body, and may contain clues about what happens when we die, and why people see fairies

Science

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