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Mold and fungi lurking in instrument blamed for death of bagpipe player

Doctors have an important message for musicians: Don’t forget to clean your instruments. It could be a matter of life and death. Their warning was inspired by a 61-year-old British bagpipe player who developed a dry cough and breathlessness…
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School bans clapping and allows students ‘silent cheers’ or air punching but only when teachers agree

CLAPPING has been banned at a Sydney primary school which has introduced “silent cheering”, “pulling excited faces” and “punching the air” to respect students who are “sensitive to noise”. The school now only allows…

Potentially explosive batch of Australian-grown tinned tomatoes recalled

A potentially explosive batch of Australian tinned tomatoes has been pulled from supermarket shelves. A packaging problem has been detected in a batch of 400g SPC Ardmona whole peeled vine-ripened tomatoes, causing increased pressure…
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You Are Eating Fermented Mold — Popular Vegetarian Meat Company Hit with False Advertising Lawsuit

For vegetarians (especially new ones), it is often a challenge to find convenient, meat-free products to serve as a main course, which makes it especially disappointing when one big corporations end up lying about the ingredients that make…

New spider discovered in Australia is named Brian

Australia's most newly-discovered spider surfs, swims and can catch prey up to three times its own size. The spider was revealed at the World Science Festival in Australia, and was given the name 'Brian', after a famous scientist called Professor…
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Miss Australia Left Disfigured Because Police Threw a Flashbang Grenade into Her Bed as She Slept

Queensland – While sleeping in bed with her fiancé, a former Miss Australia awoke to a police flashbang grenade disfiguring her face and melting her hand. Although she required immediate medical attention, paramedics did not arrive at…
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World Of Inequality: Just 62 People Now Own As Much Wealth As Half Of The World’s Population

A new report by the UK-based charity, Oxfam has revealed that just 62 individuals now have the equivalent combined wealth of the world’s half population. Oxfam said wealth is being concentrated in the hands of increasingly fewer people,…

The Times, They Are A'changing For Religion

It came to me the other day, I suddenly remembered a Pope cancelled Limbo, the waiting room betwix Heaven and Hell.Do you take the red elevator, or the blue one? They were faintly pearlescent, in keeping with the thematic lead of the…