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271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Colossal

<p>In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit …

Why Did Police Suddenly Change Their Mind About Investigating Bondi Brawl By Packer And Gyngell?

Australia's richest man and the CEO of a top-rating TV channel shame themselves<p>By Darryl Mason<p>UPDATE: Australia's richest man James Packer and …

Tradie performs CPR on dying man, then drives ambulance to hospital

At first, the man looked like he was on the phone, Mr Mackintosh said, but on closer inspection it seemed “he was having a heart attack”.<p>“I opened …

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Australian current affairs 2003-2013

About<p>What can you read in a single word? Drawing on details of ABC Radio current affairs programs stored in Trove, this page presents a word a month …

Communist urge total boycott of US goods

The head of the Communist Party’s legal department, Vladimir Solovyov said that his comrades intend to set an example in the campaign, at least in …

Edward Snowden Asks Vladimir Putin About Russian Surveillance

NSA leaker Edward Snowden put a direct question to Vladimir Putin during a live televised question-and-answer session Thursday, asking Russia's president about Moscow's use of mass surveillance on its citizens.<p>Speaking via a video link, Snowden asked: "I've seen little public discussion of Russia's …

Content curation and publishing

How Can The Tweeted Times Help You?<p>Tweeted Times' content curation engine delivers compelling content that attracts the right audience.<p>Engage and …

The Irreplaceable David Letterman

This weekend, thinking about David Letterman’s pending retirement—last Thursday, he announced that he will retire in 2015—I came up with a theory: Letterman is for cat people. Dog people, who seek out affability and enthusiasm in their late-night hosts, gravitate toward Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon, …

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Memory Lane: communal football baths from days gone by – in pictures

First published on Wed 9 Apr 2014 05.00 EDT

Bob Carr diaries leave me reaching for a doughnut

Whether it’s Bradley – sorry, Chelsea – Manning’s adventures in self-discovery, or Julian Assange’s heavily-litigated frolics with various female …

BBC Radio 4 - Desert Island Discs, Tom Lehrer

The Desert Island Discs podcast<p>Subscribe or download individual episodes.<p>Listen to over 2,000 programmes<p>Click above to browse castaways, from 1942 to today.<p>Articles<p>Read the surprising things we've learned about some stand-out castaways.<p>The 75th anniversary of Desert Island Discs<p>Featuring David …

David Beckham

MI5 and Liberal party allegedly 'covered up' MP Cyril Smith's four decades of abusing children

Police received at least 144 complaints by victims about late Liberal MP Sir Cyril, but MI5 and Special Branch put pressure on officers to drop investigations, new book claims<p>Politicians, police and M15 covered up former MP Sir Cyril Smith’s sexual abuse of vulnerable boys as young as eight for …

Private Eye | Official Site - the UK's number one best-selling news and current affairs magazine, edited by Ian Hislop

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Prince Philip

Private Eye | Official Site - the UK's number one best-selling news and current affairs magazine, edited by Ian Hislop

<b>With Bio-Waste Spreader: "</b>A National Farmers Union survey in the north-east of England has found that only 37 percent of farmers are ‘fairly …

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The perfect transplant match – but not for the Home Office: Would you give up a kidney just to get into Britain?

When Oliver Cameron made the difficult phone call to his family in Jamaica, to explain that he needed a donor for a life-changing kidney transplant, …

This edible water blob could replace plastic bottles

Ooho! is a spherical membrane for carrying water, which can be eaten when it's finished with.<p>8 Apr 2014<p>Plastic water bottles have long been …

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The top ten: Last sentences of novels

My esteemed colleague Guy Keleny had no suggestions for First Sentences, which we did on 3 March, but said he liked the last line of 'The Lord of the …

How to keep your sales wheels turning

Maintaining momentum in a sales career requires a proactive, disciplined approach. There are many things to consider and put together to achieve an …