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Getting a UK Visa

The process to get a UK Tier 4 (student) Visa was extremely confusing to me, regardless of the numerous orientations I attended and websites I read through. 510 more words

Study Abroad

New Twists for Wooden Roller Coasters by MEKADO MURPHY


In the past few years, three wooden coasters that take their riders upside down have been built. See what these next-generation woodies can do, taking one for a virtual ride. 11 more words

Patrick Bruen

Twist and Plunge on Outlaw Run by Dan Gill and Robin Lindsay

By Dan Gill and Robin Lindsay

Take a virtual ride on the Outlaw Run roller coaster at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Mo.

Published: July 23, 2014 at 4:00AM… 7 more words

Patrick Bruen

Noctilucent Clouds

Noctilucent clouds are the highest clouds in Earth’s atmosphere, at 50 to 86 kilometers (30 to 54 miles) above the surface.  Also referred to as night shining, they are a polar mesospheric cloud.  179 more words


Nepotism Alert - Emily Benn

“People might ask how I can know anything about ‘the real world’ given who my family are and the fact I am the granddaughter of Tony Benn” 975 more words


British Souvenirs Made (One at a Time) in Britain by DIANE DANIEL


If a double-decker bus paperweight or a William and Kate mug aren’t your kind of mementos, consider the New Craftsmen, a fine craft shop in the Mayfair section of London. 12 more words

Patrick Bruen