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R.I.P. Knut & Thomas

Tragically, Thomas Dörflein died of a heart attack in 2008. His little bear Knut, full-grown, died two years later of an encephalitis induced seizure that cause him to drown.  50 more words


Episode 43: Zoological Garden


Hardenbergplatz 8, 10787 Berlin


  • Opened in 1844
  • Oldest zoo in Germany
  • Huge species variety
  • Founded by the natural scientists Alexander von Humboldt and Martin Lichtenstein…
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Image construction goes beyond media spin

By Eric Wamanji

Recently, the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) floated an advert inviting consultants to re-parching its shredded image. Of course chaps at TSC thought, rightly so, that you need an image doctor to make-up the wrinkles and acnes afflicting the commission. 875 more words

Random Start: Knut - “Suckers”

I had completely forgotten about Knut until a couple of months ago when my friend who pretty much introduced me to the even uglier side of all the metallic hardcore I already liked reminded me that this was still a listening option.

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Storitellah's view: Teachers Strike in Kenya.

I started experiencing the full impact of a teachers strike sometimes in 2002, when I was in a private learning institution. The government had refused to pay teachers their rightful dues. 179 more words