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Alan Parsons ~ If You Believe   video
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Alan Parsons Project - Don't Answer Me
Alan Parsons: Siren Song Thought I   video
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Thought I did this before!
Obama's Clean Energy Plan Expected to Boost Renewables
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Over six hundred coal fired power stations across the US face restrictions under White House plans
Is This the Ghost of Anne Boleyn? Visitor to Beheaded Queen's Childhood Home Spots Ghoulish Hand in a Castle Corridor
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- 23 hours ago -
A tourist who visited the childhood home of beheaded queen Anne Boleyn has captured a creepy image of what he claims is her ghost stalking the corridors.
Man Whipped Trap Racing Horse Until It Collapsed in 'Act of Wanton Cruelty' But Magistrates Say He Can KEEP His Animals
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A man who was filmed whipping a horse until it collapsed in 'an act of wanton cruelty' will still be able to keep animals after he escaped a ban.
A Friend Is...
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Having a lot of friends is nothing compared to having a few real friends you know you can count on - friends that will lend you an ear whenever you're in need, a shoulder to cry on when all else falls apart.
Nightmare Scenario - Waking Up Under Anaesthesia
Offbeat  (tags: Health Care, Operations, Anaesthesia, Hospitals, UK )

- 1 day ago -
The vast majority of patients who have general anaesthetics in hospital do so without a problem.
Can People Learn to Curb Their Chocolate Cravings?
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- 20 hours ago -
Can you really cut your cravings for chocolate by pretending to eat it? Michael Mosley has been finding out.
US Carriers Ban Big-Game Trophies
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US carriers Delta and American Airlines have banned the shipment of big-game trophies on its flights, following the illegal killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.
Cilla Black, Singer and TV Star, Dies in Spain Aged 72
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Cilla Black performing Anyone Who Had a Heart in 1969,Singer and TV star Cilla Black, who enjoyed a 50-year showbusiness career, has died aged 72, her agent has said.
Ty Launches Cecil the Lion Beanie Baby to Raise Funds for Animal Conservation
Offbeat  (tags: TY, beanie babies, toys, sales, money, conservation, Cecil, oxford university )

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All profit from sales of Cecil the Lion will go to the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit of the University of Oxford.
Sugar: Can We Trust Industry?
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Imagine a kilo of sugar - the large bag that you might buy in a supermarket.It's a lot, isn't it? But that's exactly how much sugar the average adult consumes in a fortnight. Teenagers have even more.
5 Yr. Old Girl Saves Mother and Baby Brother After Horrific Car Crash
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Lexi, a 5 yr. old girl, climbed a 40 ft. embankment in bare feet, to save the lives of her mother and brother. Her Mom had nodded off at the wheel before the car went over the edge and smashed into a tree.
I-Wonder:What Does It Take to Unearth a Footballing Genius?
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"I think I have found you a genius." This was the simple telegram sent by Belfast-based scout Bob Bishop to Manchester United manager Matt Busby after watching a 15-year-old George Best play.
Officials Had to Use A Snowplow to Reclaim a Bridge in Iowa Swarmed By Mayflies
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- 20 hours ago -
Mayflies can be least they do not bite!
Man, 24, Took a Selfie With Piggie the Echidna Before He Was Charged Over Her Kidnapping in 'a Drunken Prank Gone Wrong'
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A selfie was taken with Piggie the echidna, which police used to track down those allegedly involved in the animal's bizarre abduction from a Gold Coast wildlife sanctuary.
Funny and Fascinating Animal Facts!
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sometimes the best way to learn something is to make it funny! So if you want to remember the following facts, or teach them to your kids, this is a good place to start - with some funny animation and a lot of fun and int
These Baby Animals Can All Fit In Your Hand
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These adorable little guys and girls are bound to bring a smile to your face. Just try not to aay 'awwww' out loud if you in public, you might get some funny looks!
Cecil the Lion's Head 'Should Be Displayed at Park'
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A Zimbabwe conservation group says it wants the head of Cecil the Lion to be mounted in a case in Hwange National Park, where he was killed last month.
BBC Play:Whose Lion Is It Anyway?
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Lions have come to symbolise strength and power. This makes them a favoured element of sporting emblems, particularly in football. How many of these lions can you identify?

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