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Magic mushrooms found at the Queen's residence

A psychedelic mushroom was found on Buckingham Palace grounds this week, but it wasn’t Queen Elizabeth II, or even Prince Harry, who planted them.

Amanita muscaria, the mushroom in question, has hallucinogenic properties. 180 more words

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Carolyn Harris: The Queen's reign doesn't depend on Richard III's DNA

The remains of King Richard III continue to yield new information about one of England’s most controversial kings and his family. DNA analysis reveals that Richard’s bones share mitochondrial DNA, which is passed through the female line with the Canadian Ibsen family, but there is no genetic match with his male line relatives. 566 more words

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Gone, But Not Forgotten: A Barbados Historical Landmark

From the time I could remember myself I have always loved visiting Farley Hill Great House, a sprawling mansion sitting in the middle of one of our well-known national parks in Barbados. 320 more words

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Best 10 Selfies of 2014 (Part II)

The rankings below are a continuation from the Best 10 Selfies of 2014 (Part I).

5. When the POTUS and Vice-POTUS get some down time from protecting the free world, they enjoy a good selfie. 67 more words

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SNP 'plan to rob Queen' of £2 million per year by cancelling Royal funding

The Queen could lose millions of pounds after reports of Scottish National Party plans to slash funding for the Royal Family.

Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP government is reportedly planning to withhold up to £2 million per year under the terms of a new deal designed to grant Scotland more independence. 424 more words

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Multiple collisions close Highway 2 near Innisfail

Icy roads affected drivers near Innisfail where three separate collisions kept police officers busy on Sunday.

A 10-vehicle collision occurred at the Penhold overpass on the Queen Elizabeth Highway 2 around 11:30 a.m. 147 more words

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Dispariging future for the Queen Elizabeth II

I find it extremely sad that the Queen Elizabeth 2 sits at a dock in Dubai basically rotting instead of becoming a mega floating historic hotel as had been promised by it’s new owners. 581 more words

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