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Top 10 Most Read Stories from 2016

See the 10 most popular stories on UT Blog from 2016. Enjoy! Continue reading

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This Christmas Comes with DIY Presents!

Making something with one’s own hands has become more and more popular each year. With Christmas almost here, a group of DIY-girls is challenging everyone to be the true creators of the presents and join the “This Christmas Comes with DIY Presents!” campaign. Continue reading

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Is It OK To Take Pleasure in the Misfortunes of Other People?

Schadenfreude – a pleasure derived from the misfortune of others – is often thought of as something immoral to the core. Heidy Meriste, a PhD student of philosophy discusses whether schadenfreude really is as bad as it seems, or could it perhaps sometimes be morally justified? Continue reading

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Preventing a Cold Starts With Washing Your Hands

Associate Professor in Family Medicine Marje Oona explains why we become ill and how can we protect ourselves from colds. Continue reading

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Pocket Monsters Conquering the World

Professor in media studies Andra Siibak discusses why Pokémon Go became the most popular mobile game in the world during summer 2016. Continue reading

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Was the Moth Really Attracted to Cristiano Ronaldo’s Tears?

Find out if Ronaldo’s moth was attracted to the footballer’s tears or came to offer friendship and consolation. Continue reading

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Estonia Through a Webcam

Nature lover Irina Rudik shows a way to marvel at Estonian wildlife from wherever you are. Continue reading

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