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Ringling Bros. Frees Its ElephantsâEUR"Are Killer Whales Next? | TakePart
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One can only hope.................
I-Wonder: Does Satire Influence Politics?
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- 1 hour ago -
Satire is the art of mocking those in power. To do this you need freedom of speech, a right which has its roots in Magna Carta of 1215. Satire is much older than that though âEUR" it's been around since ancient Greece.
I-Wonder:The People Are Revolting - the History of Protest
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- 1 hour ago -
Struggling against the powerful is a tradition that stretches back generations.
Is Alice in Wonderland Really About Drugs?
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Alice in Wonderland fans have been marking the 150th anniversary of the fateful boat trip that saw the genesis of the children's tale. But why do so many see adult themes in the story, asks Sophie Robehmed.
I-Wonder: What's So Wonderful About Alice?
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- 1 hour ago -
Lewis CarrollâEUR(TM)s classic childrenâEUR(TM)s story AliceâEUR(TM)s Adventures in Wonderland is one of our most popular novels. First published in 1865, it has never been out of print.
Harrison Ford Rushed to Hospital in Critical Condition After Crashing His Vintage Plane Into Golf Course
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- 2 hours ago -
Actor Harrison Ford has been confirmed as pilot of small plane that crashed in Venice, California, on Thursday afternoon.
Japan Has Invented Wine for Cats So You Don't Have to Drink Alone
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A Japanese company called B&H has started selling wine made âEURoeexclusively for cats", so you and your fluffy companion can have the pur-fect Friday night in.
EXCLUSIVE: Candid Camera: The Photographs of 'Lovely Linda' McCartney Capture the Beatles, Mick Jagger, Steve McQueen and Ali Mc
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- 3 hours ago -
Who was the most important photographer covering the sixties' rock and roll music scene?
Here's What Will Happen to the Ringling Circus Elephants When They Retire
Offbeat  (tags: Asian elephants, retires, ringling bros, circus, good news )

- 3 hours ago -
âEUR<After years of pressure from animal welfare groups, the public, and tightening animal cruelty laws, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey announced today it is phasing out its use of elephants in its traveling circus.
The Daily Cute: Let It (Record) Snow
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- 4 hours ago -
More cuteness.
A Retirement Home Exists For Aging Cats, And It Looks Purrfectly Cozy
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- 4 hours ago -
Lincolnshire, England is home to a seemingly typical retirement facility complete with cozy decor. Tthe home operated by Lincolnshire Trust for Cats is actually for senior felines, many of whom have owners who have gone into residential care or died.
12 Pets Who Are Totally You And Your Sibling - Cute Pictures!
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- 5 hours ago -
It's great to have a brother or sister.
Divers Dance With Extremely Rare Pyrosome In The Philippines
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- 5 hours ago -
What is creepy, fluffy, glows in the dark, and somehow adorable all at the same time? Pyrosomes, the elusive and totally trippy sea creature rarely seen in real life. It is so rare to spot pyrosomes that marine biologist Rebecca Helm calls them the unicor
12 Dogs Who Can Think Of A Better Place For Their Bed
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- 6 hours ago -
These dogs know it's time for a nap. But where ... ?
Iraq Inquiry: Day-By-Day Timeline
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- 7 hours ago -
A UK inquiry into the 2003 Iraq war is looking at the run-up to the conflict, whether troops were properly prepared, how the war was conducted and what planning there was for its aftermath. good
Hillary Clinton Urges Email Release, Amid Growing Controversy
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- 7 hours ago -
Hillary Clinton has responded to a growing controversy over her emails when she was US secretary of state by urging officials to release them.
Photo Highlights of the Day - Thursday 5 March 2015
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, off-beat, interesting, photos, world, news, funny )

- 8 hours ago -
A selection of the best photographs from around the world.
Cats, the Overconfident Jumpers...
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- 9 hours ago -
Cats are so agile and dextrous, it's easy to think they are always so. But it is because of their amazing skill and flexibility that cats can sometimes get... a little overconfident, shall we say. This hilarious compilation of cats being clumsy will persu
Singing Bird
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- 10 hours ago -
Raw: Firefighters Rescue Dog Stuck Between Walls - Video
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- 11 hours ago -
Dog's dramatic rescue goes viral - Video
Offbeat  (tags: ethics, culture, crime, corruption, law, politics, society, police, dishonesty, media, freedoms, lies, government, protection )

- 1 day ago -
NYC Rats Carry Bubonic Plague-Transmitting Fleas - Study
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- 1 day ago -
New York CityâEUR(TM)s notoriously massive rat population appears to present a bigger health risk than was thought before. According to a new study, the rodentsâEUR(TM) fleas could transmit This Bubonic plague.
Fireproof! Report Says US Govt Can't Sack Bad Employees, Including Porn-Watchers
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- 1 day ago -
You may be a bad worker, bully colleagues and even watch porn at work, but if you have a job with the US federal government you won't be fired. The civil service protection program helps errant employees keep their jobs at taxpayersâEUR(TM) expense.

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