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Gorilla Accepts 40th 'Bake Off' Birthday Cake
Offbeat  (tags: Animal, Gorilla )

Ray
- 18 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
A gorilla with a fondness for pink celebrated her 40th birthday at London Zoo on Thursday with a colourful gourmet parsnip, potato and carrot cake.
Goodison Egyptology Collection in Southport Exhibition
Offbeat  (tags: Egyptology, Collection, Merseyside, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
A wooden coffin lid from Thebes dates from between 700 and 650 BC A private collection of Egyptian artefacts, dating from 3,000 BC to 200 AD, is to be exhibited in Merseyside for the first time in 40 years.
Paralyzed Man Walks Again Thanks to UK-Funded Tech
Science & Tech  (tags: Conflict, Health, Modernization, SciTech, Science, UK )

Ray
- 6 hours ago - rt.com
A man whose lower body was completely paralyzed has been given the chance to walk again, thanks to pioneering surgical therapy developed by scientists in the UK and Poland.
I-Wonder: Were We Contacted By Aliens in 1977
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, ET, Galaxy, life )

Ray
- 3 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Are we the only island of life in the vastness of space, or is our Galaxy teeming with other civilisations?
WMD Found in Iraq After All, Bush Was Right: Pentagon 'Hid' Chemical Weapons?
World  (tags: humans, interesting, middle-east, usa, war, iraq )

Carol
- 9 days ago - examiner.com
It's been 11 years since George W. Bush ordered an American invasion of Iraq after the 911 World Trade Center attacks. Then, President Bush was convinced Iraqi dictator, Saddam Hussein, had an active chemical weapons program.
A Point of View: The Long Shadows of War
Offbeat  (tags: Conflict, War, Imperial War Museum in London )

Ray
- 41 days ago - bbc.co.uk
There should be a way to commemorate war without glamorising it, says Lisa Jardine.
The Photographer Who Rejected Racism in the American South
Offbeat  (tags: Race, Photographs, African-American, USA )

Ray
- 39 days ago - bbc.co.uk
At the turn of the 20th Century, life was incredibly difficult for the African-American community in the southern states of the US.
Filmmaker Ken Burns on the Roosevelts' Political Legacy
Offbeat  (tags: History, Politics, Legacy, USA )

Ray
- 40 days ago - bbc.co.uk
One of America's most famous political families is back in the spotlight. The Roosevelts were a family unlike any other - boasting two presidents in their ranks and one of the most influential first ladies in US history.
Brain May 'Compensate' for Alzheimer's Damage
Science & Tech  (tags: science, Neuroscience, Health, Alzheimer's disease, research )

Ray
- 39 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The human brain may be able to compensate for some of the early changes seen in Alzheimer's disease, research in Nature Neuroscience shows.
Rogue Landlords: What Is It Like to Live in a Substandard Home?
Offbeat  (tags: Housing, Housing Act, Landlords, Chartered Institute of Housing, Resolution Foundation, Tenant Rights )

Ray
- 55 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Unscrupulous landlords are providing vulnerable tenants with substandard housing, and getting away with it, according to experts who are demanding that minimum standards be enforced to drive rogue landlords out of the market.
 
 
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