Oliver Thorp

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The 25 Best Companies For Interns

Why Facebook holds the first-place title for the second year and what the rest of the best companies offer well beyond making copies.<p>You won’t see interns at any of these 25 companies fetching coffee, doing data entry, or providing mind-numbing support work. The top internship programs in America …

Man City v Barcelona: Where game will be won and lost

Will City take advantage of their aerial strength against Barca and what of their plan for Lionel Messi? Alan Smith analyses the key areas<p><b>1. Barca’s aerial 'weakness’</b><p>Barcelona’s aerial weakness at the back has been highlighted for what seems like years now, yet that supposed flaw rarely gets …

Photograph: Matthew Baker/WireImage<p>Bombay Bicycle Club’s Jamie MacColl: ‘We don’t spend a million pounds and months in a studio. So it’s far less of a …

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Why Britain should not leave the EU to be like Norway - by a Norwegian minister

When we make decisions about the future of Europe, we need to bear in mind the political forces that are likely to benefit from a weaker Europe and a weaker EU. There can be no doubt that more British influence is better for Europe than less<p>Today I will be speaking at British Influence, a …

This is why you are a couch potato: Laziness explained by science

Exercise, like sex and eating, causes pleasure. Yet some of us are less likely to do it, this video shows why<p>Have you ever wondered why it is so darn difficult to pry yourself off the couch and exercise? Well you may be able to blame it on mom and dad. According to the guys at AsapSCIENCE, …

Shakespeare's 450th Birthday: 20 Facts About William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare is one of the most revered poets and playwrights of all time.<p>He is known as the creative genius behind 37 plays, 154 sonnets and …

Hobby Lobby Invested In Numerous Abortion And Contraception Products While Claiming Religious Objection

In what just may be the most stunning example of hypocrisy in my lifetime, Mother Jones has uncovered numerous investments on the part of Hobby Lobby’s retirement fund in a wide variety of companies producing abortion and contraception related products.<p>Hobby Lobby is currently seeking relief from …

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All Inclusive Holidays and Package Holidays 2018/2019

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Black Francis speaks of bassist Kim Deal's departure from the Pixies

Kim Deal is welcome to rejoin the Pixies, Black Francis has revealed. She just has to pick up the phone.<p>It has been almost a year since Kim Deal left the Pixies, flying back to America mid-way through a Welsh recording session. In a new interview with Magnet magazine, Francis admitted that he has …

How can we curb laddism?

"Boys will be boys," explained an American prosecutor to the mother of a five-year-old rape victim last week, and suddenly everything was OK. Wasn't it. Boys, silly boys, with their rape and their evil and the dominant harassment gene that they carry with them in their low-slung pockets and shaven …

Schumacher now unlikely to make a full recovery, say brain experts

Doctors say the failure to wake Michael Schumacher from his 2-month coma does not bode well for a recovery<p>Nearly two months after Michael Schumacher suffered serious head injuries in a skiing accident, neurologists say the seven-time Formula One champion seems unlikely to make a full recovery.<p>The …

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Jane Austen v Emily Brontë: who's the queen of English literature?

Jane Austen v Emily Brontë, an Intelligence Squared debate, was also John Mullan v Kate Mosse, but for much of it the professor and the novelist seemed too well mannered, too eager to eschew negativity. Only Mosse was ready to make an occasional hostile point, broadly echoing Emily's sister …

Nightclubs Are Making A Business Model Out Of Sexist Lad Culture

Nightclubs are making a business model out of a sexist, misogynistic lad culture which glorifies rape and sexual violence towards women, feminist …

Secret files reveal successful MI5 plot to identify Nazi sympathisers in Britain

An audacious MI5 plot to set up a "fifth column" of rightwing extremists succeeded in attracting "probably hundreds" of Nazi and fascist sympathisers in Britain, according to secret files released on Friday.<p>The plan was prompted by MI5's concern that the British branch of the German firm Siemens …

Are the robots about to rise? Google's new director of engineering thinks so…

It's hard to know where to start with Ray Kurzweil. With the fact that he takes 150 pills a day and is intravenously injected on a weekly basis with a dizzying list of vitamins, dietary supplements, and substances that sound about as scientifically effective as face cream: coenzyme Q10, …