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Food trucks stripping Rye locals of livelihood, traders say

Traders on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula say food trucks set up in Rye for the summer are stripping them of their livelihood.<p>The trucks recently …

IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 5 Essay 2

Band score: approximately 5.0<p>Task: Task 2<p>The answer below has been rated purely based on the public IELTS descriptors. Click the word or words in red …

College & University

IELTS: Living away from parents provide youngsters opportunity to meet variety of new people

<b>mvettri</b> 11<p>Aug 8, 2014 #1<p>Thanks for reviewing my essays. please review this one too. thanks a lot for your time.<p>In many countries recently young …

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Fracking backed by majority in the UK, gas group says

<b>Extracting natural gas through hydraulic fracturing - or fracking - enjoys widespread support, according to a trade body representing the UK oil and gas industry.</b><p>A survey carried out by the research group Populus for UK Onshore Oil and Gas (UKOOG) found 57% were in favour.<p>The poll of 4,000 people …

Supermoon lights up skies around the world – in pictures

Satellite at perigee stage, meaning at closest point to Earth, and will be 14% larger and 30% brighter than normal

Reports: At least 39 die in passenger plane crash in Tehran

A passenger plane crashed in Tehran on Sunday, killing at least 39 people on board, official news agencies in Iran reported.<p>The Antonov-140 propeller plane went down shortly after leaving the runway at Mehrabad International Airport after an engine failed, the FARS semiofficial news agency reported.<p>…

List of Useful Words for Interpreting Data in the IELTS Writing Test

list of useful words for the IELTS writing test, particularly in interpreting data trends.<p>http://www.jroozreview.com

AP News: Headlines

Brooklyn Nets take Game 3, 104-90, against Miami Heat

Joe Johnson scored 19 points, Andray Blatche had career playoff highs of 15 points and 10 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets handed the Miami Heat its first loss this postseason, 104-90, on Saturday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.<p>Paul Pierce scored 14 points, Deron Williams and …

Photos of Alleged iPhone 5C Logic Board Surface, Appears Very Similar to iPhone 5S Board

With Apple set to introduce its iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C at next Tuesday's media event, part leaks are continuing to appear revealing information about the devices. The latest part to appear is alleged to be the logic board for the iPhone 5C, completely assembled but unfortunately with shielding in …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

The migration of cool from the culture to the tech world.

Your tablet computer is not cool.<p>Your rideshare app is not cool.<p>Your TED Talk on mindful tweeting is—I hope you’ll agree—pretty clearly not …

‘Toaster’ dual-iPhone charging dock appears on Kickstarter

The Foaster is a new novel charging dock for your iPhone and the creators are currently running a Kickstarter to put this neat dock into production. As you can tell from the video, the novelty here is the fact it resembles a toaster. The creators say that the kitchen is one of the most common …

Crossbar's RRAM Chip Could Make Your Phone Battery Last for Weeks

A new silicon chip for your smart phone could extend its battery life so that it lasts for weeks! Crossbar, a new tech chip start up, has developed a …

Dementia: 'a global emergency, needing a global solution'

Leaders from the world’s richest countries gathered at the G8 Summit in London on Wednesday.<p>The hot topic at the summit was the need for a collaborative effort to tackle dementia, an illness affecting 44 million people around the globe.<p>There are warnings that this figure could treble to around 135 …

The voice is the future

On the second day of Le Web conference in Paris, new technology pioneers continued to examine what innovations the next decade has in store for us.<p>One hot topic of conversation was how we use new devices to communicate, especially voice recognition technology.<p>Today, we are used to typing keywords …

Australia's top court reverses gay marriage law

Australia’s High Court has overturned a law allowing same-sex marriages.<p>The original legislation had been passed on 7 December in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), a small, self-governing territory which includes the country’s capital city, Canberra.<p>However Australia’s conservative government …

CCTV footage of suicide bomb attack on Yemen Defence Ministry released

Security is tight near the United Nations building in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. The UN closed its offices after reports of potential car bombs in the city.<p>Police troops in Yemeni capital Sanaa have been on high alert since an attack last week on the Yemeni Defence Ministry compound.<p>Disturbing CCTV …

Why The Pacers Will Win The East: NBA 2013-14

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Complete Guide to Cavs vs. Heat and Saturday's NBA Action

With college football taking a breather this weekend, Saturday night should be reserved exclusively for NBA viewing.<p>Following up Friday night's impressive 13-game slate, there are eight games set to tip off on Saturday.<p>Whether it's Kobe Bryant and the shorthanded Los Angeles Lakers looking to knock …

NBA

Does LaMarcus Aldridge Deserve to Be in the MVP Conversation?

The Portland Trail Blazers continued their hot start on Thursday night with a 111-104 win over the Houston Rockets. And once again, it was LaMarcus Aldridge who led the way.<p>The Portland faithful serenaded their star forward with chants of "M-V-P" in the fourth quarter. Aldridge certainly played an …

NBA

Kevin Durant, Thunder cruise over Lakers, keep Kobe Bryant winless

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Three games into his comeback from injury, Kobe Bryant remains a work in progress for the Los Angeles Lakers.<p>Meanwhile, Kevin …

Basketball

DeRozan scores 27, Raptors beat 76ers 108-100

TORONTO (AP) -- Before they faced the Raptors, 76ers coach Brett Brown told his struggling team he thought their luck was about to change.<p>In the end, …

Looking at the 2013 PBA Draft

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – A total of 44 rookies were drafted in what is touted as the one of the deepest draft classes in PBA history. From …

Articles about award winning landscape design portland on Dwell.com - Dwell

Our inaugural award for design innovation goes to a firm whose architectural orb is lean, green, and buoyant.<p>Among the many wares that were exhibited on the Dwell on Design show floor, 11 stood out for excellence in their respective...<p>As part of their National Design Week festivities (Oct.<p>We’re …