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Cliff Richard calendars, the state of our hedgehogs and Japan's adult adoptees

By Prospect   November 2011

On average, every hour of TV watched after the age of 25 reduces the viewer’s life expectancy by 21.8 minutes. People who spend six hours a day watching TV live 4.8 years less than those who watch none. British Journal of Sports Medicine website, 15th August 2011

In the last ten years, the British hedgehog population has dropped over 25 per cent. The state of Britain’s hedgehogs 2011

In Japan, 98 per cent of adoptees are adults—usually a man who, in return for an inheritance, agrees to take the adopting family’s name. “Adoptive Expectations: Rising Sons in Japanese Family Firms”…

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