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Out of Breath – We all seem to insist on how busy, busy, busy we constantly are. Let’s put things in perspective: tell us about the craziest, busiest, most hectic day you’ve had in the past decade. 287 more words


Dams of Destruction - Lower Sesan 2 Dam

While the benefits of industrialisation have long been hailed as the key to better lifestyles in developed countries, the Lower Sesan 2 Hydropower Project threatens the environment and livelihood of Cambodians and villagers in South East Asia. 456 more words


You can have Danishes with your giant beaver, but maybe not croissants

In one episode of Big Bang Theory, Amy and Sheldon are playing a game they call “Counterfactuals” (let’s leave aside the linguistic use of that term, which is a little different). 654 more words


Sainz crowned Formula Renault 3.5 champion in Spain

Red Bull junior driver Carlos Sainz Jr. has been crowned the 2014 Formula Renault 3.5 champion at Jerez, Spain today after finishing ninth in the penultimate race of the season. 240 more words

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“It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.”
~Ansel Adams~

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The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Saturday’s (11 October) New York Times carried an article on The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. For anyone familiar with China, the name rings familiar: what China’s government is striving to achieve is officially called “the great rejuvenation of the Chinese people”, but a better translation of… 417 more words


Leal, Richelmi penalised after Sochi Feature Race

Julián Leal and Stéphane Richelmi have been handed penalties following the Feature Race in which Jolyon Palmer was crowned Champion.

The GP2 stewards decided that Carlin’s Julián Leal was at fault in a collision with MP Motorsport’s Marco Sørensen at turn 18. 74 more words