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Which David Austin would you never plant again

I figure rather than asking what you think of my picks to plant<p>I would rather hear what you picked and wish you hadn't! Too big, too small, too …

How to Grow Thyme

How to Grow Thyme: For best results, start seed indoors at a soil temperature of 70°F and transplant seedlings to the garden once the last frost has …

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As we mark 25 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, <i>The State of the World’s Children</i> calls for brave and fresh thinking to address …

Girl Up's SchoolCycle

Donate Now<p>What is SchoolCycle?<p>Launched in 2014, SchoolCycle is an initiative to provide bicycles to girls to help them access education and stay in …

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UNICEF

“What bother u most abt Ebola?”<p>Launched just last month in Liberia, U-report is allowing young people in the country to speak out on issues that …

"Together: Ending child marriage in Zambia"

<i>“When I finish school I want to be a doctor. 10 years from now I’ll be able to help my country.”</i><p><b>Mirriam</b><p>Mirriam is a 17-year-old who, like any other …

With Nook Device Sales Down 60% On The Year, B&N And Microsoft End Partnership

Barnes & Noble today announced the termination of its commercial agreement with Microsoft surrounding the Nook business. This comes alongside word that Nook device sales and segment revenues fell sharply year over year. B&N states that ending the partnership gives the company greater “operational …

At least 16 killed, 28 policemen wounded in Russia's Chechnya attack

GROZNY/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked a police post and stormed a building on Thursday in Grozny, capital of Russia’s southern province of Chechnya, killing 10 policemen in clashes in which 10 of the attackers were also killed.<p>The burnt exterior of the Press House, a local media agency, is seen …

Colorful Hand-Woven Walls Create a Clever Optical Illusion

When looking at this piece by artist Wies Preijde, you might not realize that it's actually a site-specific installation. The flattened space and combination of lines and colors make it look like a drawing. It's only when we see a person standing in the room that we're assured that Predijde's work …

What can children learn from crime classics like Peter Rabbit?

Photograph: BFI<p>A scene from the British version of Emil and the Detectives where a whole gang of children set about catching a thief after Emil has been robbed on a …

8 Reasons to Be Thankful You're You

On Thanksgiving be appreciative of the fact that you are you! Just think, you could be a baboon and spend your free time picking bugs off your sister.<p>Consider these 8 awesome reasons to be thankful that you are you, and not one of these creatures!<p>EMPEROR PENGUIN CHICK<p>Photograph by Vladimir …

10 Spiritual Places To Visit Instead Of Walmart On Black Friday

Black Friday is starting earlier and earlier every year, leaving people little time to enjoy what Thanksgiving is actually supposed to represent. The sales and promises of bounty may be hard to resist, but that becomes infinitely easier with a slew of enticing alternatives on the agenda.<p><b>Skip</b> …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

Lightning strikes spark fires in Western Australia with homes and lives threatened as flames burn two metres high

• <b>An emergency alert issued for Sovereign Hill and Redfield Park Estate</b>• <b><br>Homes were under threat just after 1.30pm local time in the Gingin areas</b>• <b><br>Spot</b> …

Boy Missing for 4 Years Found in 'False Wall' in Georgia Home: Police

A 13-year-old boy reported missing four years ago was found behind a “false wall” in the suburban Atlanta home of his father and stepmother on Friday, according to police. The boy had used a smartphone to contact his sister online, and she relayed the message to their mother, Clayton County police …