Spanish locksmiths

The locksmiths of Pamplona have said no to unlocking homes for the big banks to evict jobless homeowners. Giles Tremlett reports from Spain.


We speak to Dr Lynn McBain about some of the downsides to getting a suntan, and what you need to keep an eye on to avoid health problems.

Year of Open Source

Sam Muirhead is living a year of open source. This week, he's making open source perfume and tinkering with electronics.


The Goedsak is a good idea from The Netherlands. Maarten Heijltjes is one of its designers.

A World in One Cubic Foot

Nature photographer David Liittschwager puts a small stainless steel frame in all sorts of habitats and sees what passes through so he can capture it on camera.

Naked Science

Naked scientist Dr Chris Smith beams in with the latest science news from around the planet.


John Eastwood is a clinical psychologist who's interested in boredom and its relationship to other health problems.