Cartoon showing workman with saw and hammer offering to take up the hem of a lady's dress. A mannequin is to her right and there are rolls of cloth disguised as tree trunks behind

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Cartoon about Apple devices exposed to helium.

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Illustration showing the evolution of man into a scientist

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Carbon dioxide on holiday

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Cartoon – a pupil has left behind a pile of empty energy drink cans and a person-shaped hole in the wall

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Two people in Hazmat suits around a bench covered in plastic

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