Monthly Archives: August 2009

BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Single molecule’s stunning image


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8225491.stm

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BBC NEWS | World | Americas | US honours 16 ‘agents of change’


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/8198556.stm "President Barack Obama has awarded the highest US civilian honour – the Presidential Medal of Freedom – to 16 people praised as "agents of change". Only Seven Men Richard Dawkins and Stephen Hawking – Charles Darwin, Sir Charles Lyell, Joseph Hooker, Thomas … Continue reading

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Human Rights (Rights of the Child). The Rights of Your Child. Child Rights and the (outdated) ‘Act of Collective Worship’.


British Humanist Association e-bulletin 10th August 2009   The right to freedom of belief We have been thinking a lot about the human rights of young people recently. We think about them a lot anyway, with human rights laws and practices … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 4 Americana. Belief in a ‘past life’. History, Evolution and Cosmology.


Self help and the new age. Self improvement is built into the American psyche – and so is believing in some pretty experimental remedies and treatments. Jane Little goes to the oldest established new age centre in America to experience … Continue reading

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Dorchester traders hit out at ‘crazy’ new parking charges (From Dorset Echo)


Shop and eat somewhere else, and please, go and stay somewhere else! Take all your holiday photos somewhere else (the helping hand in a recession – not likely from DCC or our government. See, France – below). An eyesore of meters and bossy and unsightly signs, … Continue reading

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BBC. UK troops ‘given too many tasks’


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8179972.stm “The military mission in Afghanistan has failed to deliver what it promised – as troops are being given too many tasks, a report from MPs says.” I am not breaking this one, sorry guys!  Sorry if you’ve received this already. … Continue reading

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