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Austerity Fatigue: Britons' Willingness to Accept Cuts Is Evaporating - Poll
Offbeat  (tags: Austerity, Finance, Government Spending, Politics, UK )

- 9 days ago -
British voters' appetite for austerity is rapidly dwindling, a Financial Times (FT) poll has revealed. As an aversion to austerity grows, the continuance of such punitive economic policies after the next general election could spark widespread dissent.
Underwater Rail Tunnel Linking Ireland & UK: Just the Ticket at £15bn
Offbeat  (tags: Intelligence, Internet, Natural disasters, Physics, Social networks, Transport, UK, Weather )

- 9 days ago -
An underwater train service, similar to the Channel Tunnel, should be built to link the Republic of Ireland to the UK, a think tank has suggested. Such a project would resemble the scale of High Speed Rail 2 (HS2), planned to link London to Birmingham
What Is the
Health & Wellness  (tags: anxiety disorders, stress, humans, Body-Mind-Spirit, environment, family, healthcare, illness, prevention, protection, risks, safety, research, science, society, treatment, women )

- 9 days ago -
This fundamental physiologic response forms the foundation of modern day stress medicine. The "fight or flight response" is our body's primitive, automatic, inborn response that prepares the body to "fight" or "flee" from perceived attack
Height of Achievement: World's Tallest Man Meets World's Smallest
Offbeat  (tags: Celebrity, Culture, Tourism, Turkey, UK )

- 7 days ago -
The world's tallest man and his counterpart, the world's smallest, have been photographed alongside one another at a special event to commemorate Guinness World Record (GWR) Day.
World War One: Wandsworth Prison's Conscientious Objectors
Offbeat  (tags: Conscientious objectors, Wandsworth Prison, World War One, UK )

- 9 days ago -
During World War One the population at London's Wandsworth Prison grew as conscientious objectors were jailed. Many "conchies", as they were called, did not let being behind bars dilute their opposition to the conflict.
'Fracking Firms to Push Ahead With Drilling Till Money Is Involved'
Offbeat  (tags: Conflict, Earthquake, Economy, Fracking, Gas, Human rights, Manufacturing, Politics, Protest, Shale, UK, USA )

- 9 days ago -
As long as there is money to be made, fracking firms will continue with the supported of the UK government, which has been corrupted by fossil fuel money making the drilling for shale gas profitable, George Barda, environmental campaigner, told RT.
Amphipolis Skeleton From Alexander's Time Found in Greece
Science & Tech  (tags: science, archaeology, ancient, Greece )

- 8 days ago -
Archaeologists in northern Greece have found a skeleton inside a tomb from the time of Alexander the Great, during a dig that has enthralled the public.
#BBCtrending: Springsteen Performance for Veterans Panned
Offbeat  (tags: Veterans Day, Concert, honour military service, heroism, USA )

- 7 days ago -
The Concert for Valor in Washington, DC on Tuesday was intended as a Veterans Day celebration for US military personnel - as popular musicians and celebrities took to the stage to honour military service and heroism.
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