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Why Wednesday? The days of the week have a convoluted religious heritage | Margaret Clunies Ross

The Romans may have got the ball rolling with a seven-day week adopted by the early church, but weekday names in English owe as much to Anglo-Saxon gods<p>The origins of our days of the week lie with the Romans. The Romans named their days of the week after the planets, which in turn were named after …

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We get Huck Finn all wrong: Race, Mark Twain, children and myths of an American classic

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>Our sense of comedy and seriousness in “Huck Finn” says more about America now than America in Mark Twain’s time<p>Andrew Levy<p>January 3, 2015 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Huck Finn’s America: Mark Twain and the Era That Shaped His Masterpiece”<p>For anyone who wants to try to unravel the …

Here Are The GamerGate Song Parodies That Will Change Your Mind About Music Forever

Actually, the Ducktails theme is about ethics in games journalism.

Patrick McStay Has a Theory About Why His Family Was Murdered

For nearly a year, Patrick McStay would receive calls from detectives at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, which was investigating the …

6 Historic Luxury Mansions You Can Buy for Under $300,000

Would you like a 9-bedroom, tudor estate built for a licorice tycoon for only $299,000?<p>Have you ever dreamt of owning a sprawling estate fit for a Dowager Countess, but sighed thinking it was hopeless without an extra inheritance to spare? As it turns out, it isn't (as long as you're willing to …

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The 10 Dirtiest Spots in Your Kitchen

Use this cleaning checklist to kill all the germs in your cooking zone.<p>Think your kitchen is squeaky clean? Not so fast. "Moisture and food particles make it the perfect environment for growing germs that can make you sick," says Kelly A. Reynolds, PhD, an environmental microbiologist at the …

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A Fresh Bathroom Makeover for Less Than $100

This DIYer proves you don't have to sacrifice style on a strict budget.<p>When we spotted this bathroom makeover on Hometalk, we knew we had to read all about it. Urusula, the blogger behind Home Made by Carmona, stretched her DIY legs and wrote that she completed the transformation for just …

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Man Booker prize: a history of controversy, criticism and literary greats

Booker prize,Man Booker prize 2014,Books,Fiction,Culture,Awards and prizes,Booker prize 2011,William Golding,Anthony Burgess,John Banville<p>As the Man Booker prize is awarded, we take a look at the history of the UK's foremost literature prize

From the archive, 14 October 1992: Editorial: Coal policy simply the pits of a strategy

The decision to allow British Coal to close 31 pits with up to 31,000 job losses (or double that with knock-on effects) at a time of deepening recession is simply a monumental blunder. It should be shelved immediately until an independent inquiry can sort out the mess of the Government’s so-called …

UPS Delivery Trucks Save 10 Million Gallons of Gas Every Year by Not Making Left Turns

(Photo: zyphbear)<p>Making a left turn on a 2-way street in the United States can take a while. Those few extra seconds add up for a company like UPS, …

WeBrew With Beautiful Things – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

John and Radek, two coffee lovers in the Czech Republic, have recently directed their passion towards creating unique, hand crafted products to …

Everything You Need to Know About White Balance

The color of light can vary enormously, and this can have a big impact on the way your photographs look. From photographing in sunlight to shooting …

Nikon Df Review | Trusted Reviews

What is the Nikon Df?<p>Nowadays, the word cool isn’t one necessarily associated with cameras. But, back in the golden age of film SLRs, the 1960s and …

French Paper Publishes Photo-less Issue to Stress the Importance of Photojournalism

French newspaper <i>Libération</i> is about to score huge brownie points with photographers the world over. At a time when newspaper photography jobs are …