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Oil ministry threatened to pull the plug on Gulf Keystone's star asset - http://www.directorstalk.com/oil-ministry-threatened-to-pull-the-plug-on-gulf-keystones-star-asset/ - #GKP

Tuesday 28 April, 2015 Strasbourg, 28.04.2015 - The head of Europe's 47-nation human rights organisation has called on Indonesia not to carry out the execution by firing squad of 9 people which is expected to take place in the coming days. "The death penalty is a terrible injustice which can never be put right," said Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland. "I urge the Indonesian authorities to refrain from carrying out these ex

Apple Crumble Cake: a quick and easy apple cake for teatime

Recipe for apple crumble cake - one of England's myriad of apple cakes: quick and easy to make, and oh so wonderful with a cup of tea alongside.

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I thought of you with love today, but that is nothing new. I thought about you yesterday, and days before that too. I think of you in silence. I often speak your name. All I have are memories, and your picture in a frame. Your memory is my keepsake,...

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Executed Queens: Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn ( /ˈbʊlɪn/, /bəˈlɪn/ or /bʊˈlɪn/);[3][4] c.1501[5] – 19 May 1536) was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of Henry VIII of England and Marquess of Pembroke in her own right.[6] Henry's marriage to Anne, and her subsequent execution, made her a key figure in the political and religious upheaval that was the start of the English Reformation.

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Daily Petri Dish

Klari Reis will be creating art within the confines of plexiglass petri dishes for a project called The Daily Dish, which is a continuation of a project she completed back in 2009. Klari uses layers of reflective epoxy polymer to create colorful and abstract paintings that look like living microorganisms.

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On this day 27th October 1958 was the first transmission of the BBC's children's television programme Blue Peter which is still on air today. Part of every British childhood since the 50's, they never sent me a Blue Peter badge though!

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End of the Samurai: Stunning portraits of Japan’s warrior class captures men at the height of their power before 19th century demise

Kendo (剣道 kendō?), meaning "Way of The Sword", is a modern Japanese martial art of sword-fighting descended from traditional swordsmanship (kenjutsu) which originated with the samurai class of feudal Japan. Swordsmen in Japan established schools of kenjutsu (the ancestor of kendo) which continued for centuries and which form the basis of kendo practice today.

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drapetomania (n.) - an overwhelming urge to run away •how appropriate a picture of the ocean is displayed here....it's almost like its taunting me

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Avogadro & The Mole Today, 23rd October, is Mole Day – which might put you in mind of small, furry, burrowing animals. However, they don’t even seem to have a commemorative day of any kind; we’re actually talking about the mole in chemistry, a quantity that essentially allows us to ‘count’ atoms and molecules in a more convenient way. This is a fundamental concept, and one that all chemists utilise.

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