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And now his watch is ended.

December 7th, 2016 (09:30 am)
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Peter Vaughan, star of Porridge and Game of Thrones, dies aged 93

Actor best known for playing Grouty in 1970s prison sitcom won fresh admirers as Maester Aemon in HBO fantasy show.

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The northern miracle

November 30th, 2016 (10:28 pm)
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The most awesome wine cellar

November 29th, 2016 (09:23 am)
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Down the rabbit hole you go... to find an incredible collection of wines!

This Man Put A Window In His Kitchen Floor. The Reason? GENIUS!


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He is going to screw up the whole planet

November 21st, 2016 (10:34 am)
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Trump pick tips climate-change anxiety into full-blown panic

People laughed in 2005 when a little-known energy-industry advocate with a BA in philosophy and an MSc in political science rounded on the UK’s chief scientist, David King, calling him “an alarmist with ridiculous views who knows nothing about climate change”. They’re not laughing now. The man in question, Myron Ebell, has been named by President-Elect Donald Trump to head his transition team at the US Environmental Protection Agency. The fox has been handed the keys of the ecological henhouse.

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Earth, Then and Now

November 19th, 2016 (12:08 am)
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Cool bike tire technology

November 15th, 2016 (10:28 am)
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New Airless Bike Tires That Will Never Get Flat

A flat tire is a thing that can ruin even the best bike trip. However, riders can forget dragging around their patch kits and pumps, because Nexo created an airless tire to ensure they keep pedaling.


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My prediction...

November 8th, 2016 (09:37 pm)
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The touching story of Mr G and Jellybean

November 7th, 2016 (09:07 am)
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The troubling story of Sharbat Gula

November 1st, 2016 (01:16 pm)
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Afghan 'girl with the green eyes' who became famous in iconic National Geographic front cover is arrested in Pakistan for living on fraudulent ID papers

Sharbat Gula's photo was taken in a Pakistan refugee camp in 1984
Photographer Steve McCurry's haunting photo was used on mag cover
She was arrested Wednesday for living in Pakistan on fraudulent ID papers
Her arrest came after a two-year-long investigation
Gula faces up to 14 years prison time if convicted by court

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If humans used animal mating rituals

October 22nd, 2016 (12:02 am)
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Gender ideas being turned upside down (at least as per the dominant human cultural perceptions) - here is a series of cartoons imagining how human relations would look like if we had to emulate some other species.

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