Roddy Priestley

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July 20, 1969: One Giant Leap For Mankind

At 10:56 p.m. EDT Neil Armstrong is ready to plant the first human foot on another world. With more than half a billion people watching on …

Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …

Wayne Rooney hails fresh start at Manchester United under Louis van Gaal

Old Trafford striker in upbeat mood after first training sessions with new manager, who takes charge of first match against LA Galaxy at the Pasadena Rose Bowl on Wednesday<p><b>Wayne Rooney</b> has admitted to being impressed by his first taste of life under <b>Louis van Gaal</b> at <b>Manchester United</b>, but insists …

England v India: Hosts collapse to 95-run defeat in second Test

England crumbled to a 95-run defeat by India in the second Test at Lord's to extend their winless run to 10 matches and increase the pressure on captain Alastair Cook.

Frank Lampard under fire from New Yorkers for 9/11 insensitivity

New Yorkers reminded of former Chelsea player’s crass behaviour by one of city’s main newspapers ahead of imminent move to its new Major League Soccer club<p>Frank Lampard may receive a less than warm welcome if his expected move to New York City FC goes ahead, after one of the city’s main newspapers …

Buckyballs To Issue Refunds For Unsafe Toy Magnets

The maker of Buckyballs and Buckycubes has agreed to issue refunds to customers who return the high-powered desk magnets. In 2012, the Consumer Safety Commission sued to recall the toys from shelves, citing safety concerns.<p>Craig Zucker, founder of the company that manufactures the magnets, sold two …

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Tamasin Cole obituary

My wife, Tamasin Cole, who has died aged 63 after a year's illness, was a graphic designer and illustrator whose work included books, documents and a game.<p>Most of all, she saw herself as an information designer, and revelled in the seemingly dull task of bringing clarity to publications such as …

Brooklyn Delhi, Handmade Indian Achaar

Home to a rich food culture, India boasts cuisine that is among the most expansive and diverse in the world. While dishes like Tikka Masala have found their way onto menus around the globe, lesser-known offerings that are nonetheless satisfying and enlightening to the palate are still finding their …

The Stirling prize should go to…

As often, this year's Stirling prize shortlist sets out to compare what can't be compared – as if one had to decide what is better between, say, a shirt, a piece of cheese, an app, some nice music or a chair. It's in the nature of such awards. The underlying absurdity is part of the fascination.<p>Do …

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An Amazing Collection of Mechanical Singing Bird Automata Filmed by Douglas Fisher | Colossal

<p>Back in 2012 we featured a brief video about a small automaton that could almost perfectly mimic the song of a bird. Using mechanics similar to a …

Three Summer Photography Shows

As the art season slows down for the summer months and galleries take a breather from the rush of global art fairs, many gallerists take this time to identify and unify themes that reflect some of the concepts being expressed by contemporary artists, and put together group shows. Here are three …

Families of British jihadis appeal for Muslims not to join fighting in Syria and Iraq

Families of three British jihadis who left to fight in Syria have appeared in a video appealing to other young Muslims not to put their own families through the "pain" and "anguish" they have experienced<p>The families of three Britons who left to fight with jihadis in Syria have appeared in a …

MH17 bodies to be taken to the Netherlands

The bodies retrieved from the rebel-held eastern Ukraine site where a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet was shot down are on their way to the Ukrainian government-controlled city of Kharkiv before they are to be transported to the Netherlands.<p>"All the bodies have been loaded onto a special train in …

Murdoch tabloid suspends 'fake sheikh' UK reporter | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Mazher Mahmood, a British journalist known for his undercover work posing as a “fake sheikh”, was suspended by Rupert Murdoch’s Sun newspaper on Monday after the collapse of a celebrity trial in which he was a main witness.<p>Copies of The Sun newspaper are seen for sale at a …

MH17 plane crash is 'defining moment' for Russia, says PM

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/politics/1094000/1094836_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1530262630_1f1a16e9298d095b6de43ff7fd806b8d<p><b>David Cameron has said the Malaysia Airlines crash in east Ukraine is a "defining moment" for Russia.</b><p>Some 298 people died, including 10 Britons, …

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Ukraine sets European course after ouster of Yanukovich

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine’s interim leadership pledged to put the country back on course for European integration now Moscow-backed Viktor Yanukovich had been ousted from the presidency, while the United States warned Russia against sending in its forces.<p>Anti-Yanukovich protesters take part in a …

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