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Charity begins at home - with a pair of knitting needles or crochet hook

Knitting and crocheting are no longer just for the blue rinse set. These crafts are enjoying a renaissance across all age groups and are being used to help others and to create cheerful and creative temporary art installations. 1,015 more words

Australia

Escaping the Underwater Town: The Lake That Burned Down A Forest (Part 2) - Published on Jul 23, 2014

After seeing the devastation Lake Enriquillo’s massive growth has inflicted on the region, VICE News meets residents who have lost everything and finds out what they’re now doing in order to survive. 80 more words

World

An IT administrator’s 5 simple steps for disaster recovery

We don’t always get around to doing those things we know are good for us… whether it’s exercise, getting enough sleep, taking that holiday, or eating healthy. 763 more words

Photos: Taiwan Plane Crash, 48 Killed

A Taiwanese ATR-72 TransAsia Airways plane crashed in Xixi village outside the Magong airport in Taiwan’s Penghu archipelago on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

The ATR 72 turboprop aircraft departed from the southern municipality of Kaohsiung at 17:43 local time (09:43 GMT), but lost contact with controllers at 19:06, CNA said, citing the Civil Aeronautics Administration. 254 more words

Disaster

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Tragedy - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Leads

By Andrew Bolt ~

Niki Savva:

Abbott has shown all the empathy and strength people look for in a leader at a time of crisis. …

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Public Opinion