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Greens to block fuel tax rise01:03 - Courier Mail

Greens to block fuel tax rise01:03
Courier Mail
‘Size of my arse is not relevant’. HER weight, the real reason she left The Circle and THOSE smoking photos: Chrissie Swan reveals all in this emotional new interview with Tracy Grimshaw. TV · 1 video · Chrissie Swan talks weight issues 0:51 …

From the archive, 1994: The Pentium principle - San Jose Mercury News

From the archive, 1994: The Pentium principle
San Jose Mercury News
But then in October word of Intel’s faux pas — and failure to disclose it for months — leaked out and enraged a small group of scientists who knew how to spread their anger across the globe. Many were further offended when Intel told them that they …

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Live Updates on the Battle Over MH17 - Daily Beast

Live Updates on the Battle Over MH17
Daily Beast
c) the eye-witnesses who reported the downing also made the presumption that separatists downed the airplane — and this was also assumed by the writers of the Russian state news stories. For further … In a separate analysis we discuss how the …

Why Putin Let MH17 Get Shot Down - Daily Beast


Daily Beast

Why Putin Let MH17 Get Shot Down
Daily Beast
The story followed several Russian citizens posting videos to social media which they said show GRAD rockets being fired from Russian territory toward Ukraine. By triangulating the different camera angles, my team at The Interpreter proved that the …

The DVD Wrapup: Transcendence, Blue Ruin, Propaganda, The Bus, GMO OMG … - Movie City News

The DVD Wrapup: Transcendence, Blue Ruin, Propaganda, The Bus, GMO OMG …
Movie City News
If any actors should have been able to interest audiences in the concept of artificial intelligence forwarded in “Transcendence,” it was Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman. Depp has made us fall … Truth is, though, even their estimable presence couldn’t …

At the Crime Scene - London Review of Books (subscription)

At the Crime Scene
London Review of Books (subscription)
Published six months before his death in 2008, it is the story of a 14-year-old girl called Gigi, and her initiation into S&M under the tutelage of her father, lover and master, a man known as the Professor. … In fact he had ‘mastered’ them. And he …

Writing a Novel: Even Making It Up Requires Research - Daily Beast


Daily Beast

Writing a Novel: Even Making It Up Requires Research
Daily Beast
In the course of my career, I’ve learned that research is not story specific. Seemingly trivial facts gathered from a variety of experiences can change the course of a future narrative. Conducting research for an earlier book, I was invited to spend …

So You Want to be a Porn Star? Inside the Sex Tape Phenomenon - Daily Beast

So You Want to be a Porn Star? Inside the Sex Tape Phenomenon
Daily Beast
This concept has launched mega-careers and made headlines in a way that intentional porn rarely has. It is also used …. Later in the day, after all of us were released, including Simon Shuster and a detained BBC crew, we attended a press conference …

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165-acre development planned near The Woodlands - Community Impact Newspaper

165-acre development planned near The Woodlands
Community Impact Newspaper
J. Beard would not disclose the identity of the purchaser. “This most recent … “Although it was emotional for the families to sell the property, they recognize the need for progress as development of the submarket areas of The Woodlands continues to …

Sufferer offers tips for emotional wellness - Columbia Daily Herald


Columbia Daily Herald

Sufferer offers tips for emotional wellness
Columbia Daily Herald
Trust in yourself. “At times, the pain was so intense that I was certain my flesh was tearing away from my bones,” says Komanchuk, who was just like the more than 100 million Americans who suffer from chronic pain, which costs nearly $600 billion …

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