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Iron age hill fort threatened by plans to build 200 luxury homes

Old Oswestry is one of Europe's best preserved iron age hill forts, a site that has existed for more than 3,000 years and can be seen for miles around.<p>The war poet Wilfred Owen completed his army training on the grassy mounds of Old Oswestry, which is also said to be the birthplace of King Arthur's …

Alexander Payne interview: 'Nebraska is just where I'm from'

<b>Nebraska is the first film you've directed that you didn't have a hand in writing. How did it come about?</b><p>Two dudes who produced <i>Election</i> for me many years ago showed me the script and asked if I knew someone who would be right to direct it. I said, "How about me?" But I didn't want to do it right …

Bold Boeing workers refuse to screw over next generation

<b>A Boeing assembly facility in Renton, Wash. (AP/Ted S. Warren)</b><p>By rejecting a contract that amounted to corporate extortion, employees have taken a stand for the middle class<p>Richard Kirsch<p>November 23, 2013 3:00pm (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on Next New Deal.<p>In a remarkable act of courage and …

Pepsi Pressured To Fight Big Sugar's 'Land Grab'

The anti-poverty group Oxfam is asking Pepsi's shareholders to approve a resolution that, if passed, would force the company to disclose its sugar suppliers and investigate whether those suppliers are implicated in "land grabs" that unfairly take land from the poor.<p>Pepsi's archrival has already …

10 Expert-Created Festive Centerpieces

Expert ideas to steal.<p>A beautiful arrangement says, "Welcome!" Floral designers and event planners show us how they say it with flowers — and other seasonal elements.

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250 Hard Drives Used To Make One Awesome F1 Car

Advertisement<p>Though this car may look like an actual Formula1 racer at first glance, taking a closer look reveals that there is something unreal …

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

'Invisible Girlfriend' Startup Provides Fake Love For A Price

Invisible Girlfriend, a new company recently created at Startup Weekend St. Louis, has emerged as the solution for those without a significant other — providing potential subscribers with options such as text messaging, "emergency interaction," gifts, and a relationship status change on …

Bank of America Tellers Picket ATM Machines

Alex Shalom is a Bank of America teller but earlier this week he joined a couple other tellers who picketed an ATM machine in Manhattan.<p>The ATM is …