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Insight \'in-,sït\ noun
■ the act or result of apprehending
the inner nature of things.

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December 2010

The chestnut

The chestnut

The chestnut stuffed turkey is a holiday tradition for many people. This week, with InSight, discover the delicious chestnut.


Dips for the Holidays

Dips for the Holidays

This week, InSight shares simple and delicious dips recipes with you. Enjoy!


Marsupials

Marsupials

The Tasmanian devil, the wombat, the wallaby and the Quokka, but also the kangaroo and the koala, are all marsupials. This week, with InSight, get to know these fascinating mammals better.


Fencing

Fencing

Fencing is often referred to as a "chess game with muscles". This week, with InSight, learn more about this sport of speed, flexibility, reflexes and tactics.


November 2010

Cabbage

Cabbage

Cabbage is low in calories, cheap, simple and easy to serve, but it is also said to have many medicinal properties. This week, with InSight, discover why you should add cabbage to your diet.


The primates

The primates

Did you know that we’re genetically closer to the chimpanzee than the horse is to the zebra? This week, with InSight, get to know the primates.


Classification of cheeses

Classification of cheeses

Cheeses come in a wide range of flavors, textures and forms. This week, InSight helps you find your way around the different varieties with the classification of cheeses.


Coffee

Coffee

Coffee is one of the principal export commodities in the world. This week, with InSight, discover the legend to its origins, and the different processes for its preparation.


October 2010

The bat

The bat

This week, with InSight, learn more about the bat, the only mammal that can fly.


The lobster

The lobster

It’s the king of the crustaceans, thanks to its delicious flesh. This week, with InSight, learn more about the lobster.


The chile pepper

The chile pepper

Spice up your life! This week, with InSight, acquire a taste for the chile pepper.


Jumping

Jumping

This week, with InSight, discover jumping: an equestrian sport about speed and skills.


September 2010

The squash

The squash

The Squash is a delicious fruit, consumed for over 10, 000 years. This week, with InSight, discover its origins and its multiple uses.


The heart and the cardiovascular system

The heart and the cardiovascular system

It's the transporter for all the biochemical elements necessary for our survival. This week, with InSight, learn more about the cardiovascular system.  


The snail

The snail

Snails might be slow, but their reproductive mode is very efficient. This week, InSight tells you more about this hermaphrodite gastropod.


Fish: from the sea to our plate

Fish: from the sea to our plate

Fish is a very popular dish. This week, with InSight, learn more about this food of choice.


Configuration of the continents

Configuration of the continents

The face of the Earth really has evolved throughout the centuries. This week, with InSight, discover the configuration of the continents.


August 2010

Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis

Plants, unlike animals, are able to produce their own food. This week, InSight describes the mechanisms of photosynthesis.


The galaxies

The galaxies

Even though our solar system may seem gigantic, it is nothing compared to the immensity of the Universe. This week, with InSight, learn more about the galaxies.