Hill figures: The stories behind the scars on England’s skin – BBC News

June 24, 2017

… trouble. Perhaps inspired by Wiltshire’s large number of chalk hill figures – it has 13 horse figures alone – they despatched the soldiers to carve a kiwi in the hillside above Bulford Military Camp. It was designed by Sgt Maj Percy Cecil Blenkarne from a sketch of a stuffed kiwi specimen in the British Museum. The figure, the body of which measures 1.5 acres (6,100 m sq), was completed shortly before the troops went home. It was then looked after by the Kiwi shoe polish …


What an autopsy may (or may not) have revealed about Otto Warmbier’s death

June 23, 2017

… possibility, especially given how sudden this was.” Gupta, who has not reviewed Warmbier’s medical records, said Warmbier could have been given a new medication or have had an old medication withheld. For example, “he could have been treated for a body-wide infection such as sepsis, which is not uncommon in someone who is bedridden,” Gupta said. “The family could have decided to stop giving him antibiotics, then sepsis may have led to his death.” Given …


Advertisers Are Actually Teaming Up To Fight Sexism. For Real.

June 20, 2017

… last year, most notably by revamping marketing of Axe body spray. Axe ads, reviled by most feminists for their blatant sexism and objectification of women, launched a new campaign urging men to find their magic a 180-degree shift from commercials that had featured hyper-sexualized women drooling over men who smelled nice. Unilever produces millions of ads, but it is now analyzing them for the way they portray women. The company will change its ads that communicate old-fashioned stereotypes, …


Black Bear Kills Teen Runner Midway Through Alaska Trail Race

June 20, 2017

This is the worst thing that could happen, Brad Precosky, organizer of the annual Robert Spurr Memorial Hill Climbon Bird Ridge told The Alaska Dispatch News. Cooper was found dead within two hours. He was about 500 yards off the trail in a heavily wooded area about a mile from the end of the race. He was declared dead at the scene and his body was airlifted out of the rugged terrain. Other young runners said that Cooper had veered off the trail during the race, Anchorage TV station KTUU …


Here’s What We Know About The U.S. Open Airship Crash

June 16, 2017

… depressurize, The Guardian reported. Walsh told Milwaukee news station WTMJ-TV that Thompson was an experienced and careful pilot who was wearing a fireproof flight suit at the time of the crash. The crash left Thompson with burns on 40 percent of his body. Thursdays crash involved a hot air balloon known as a thermal airship, according to Jon Radowski, owner of hot air balloon manufacturer Apex Balloons.Unlike a traditional blimp, which is inflated with helium, a thermal airship uses …


(Some) Puerto Ricans vote for US statehood

June 12, 2017

(CNN)Puerto Ricans who voted for US statehood in a non-binding referendum Sunday are “claiming our equal rights as American citizens,” Puerto Rico’s governor says. Congress, the only body that can approve new states, will ultimately decide whether the status of the US commonwealth changes. Puerto Rico: An argument for independence …


Drug shrinks ovarian tumours in early trial – BBC News

June 3, 2017

… in her body, taking away much of the pain she was experiencing. One tumour – in her back – has started growing again since she stopped the treatment in January, and she is undergoing radiotherapy for that, but the others are stable. Blood tests spot ovarian cancer early NHS Choices: Ovarian cancer The researchers, from the Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust in London, wanted to establish whether the drug, known in the study as ONX-0801, was safe, …


Guardian’s Ben Jacobs Will Donate His Broken Glasses To Newseum

June 1, 2017

Last Wednesday, Jacobs was covering Montanas special electionfor a U.S. House seat when he asked Gianforte a question about health care. Jacobs said the candidate, who went on to win the election the following day, body-slammed him and broke his glasses. A Fox News team thatwitnessed the attacksaid Gianforte grabbed the reporter by the neck with both hands and slammed him down on the ground. The candidate then began punching the reporter, the Fox News team said. The reporter has new …


USA 1967: When American soccer’s Summer of Love ended in tears – BBC News

Their positive reaction to the football – a sport most viewers actually knew little about – prompted a group of US businessmen to get together to draw up plans to establish a professional football, or soccer, league in the country. Image copyright Keystone/Getty Images Image caption The Beatles led the so-called British Invasion of the US in the 1960s Back then Mr Rothenberg was a lawyer for sports entrepreneur Jack Kent Cooke, owner of the Los Angeles Lakers basketball …

May 28, 2017

Painful Chinese Foot-Binding Was More Than An Erotic Practice, Study Finds

… managed to interview many of them, Bossen told HuffPost. There is no other body of data based on interviews with foot-bound women that is as comprehensive as this. It was really a last chance to do it. Laurel Bossen The type of foot-binding practiced in rural communities was a form of discipline, the book argues.Mothers bound young girls feet so they would stay still and work with their hands, creating yarn and spinning thread, among other things, which families could use or sell. These new …

May 27, 2017

Donald Trump May Be Causing Problems For Disney World

… the hall, sparking a backlash. Grab them by the pussy, I could stand in the middle of My fingers are long and beautiful, as, it has been well documented, are various other parts of my body arent nearly as inspiring as, say, Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsJVZoo Academy Builder Omni Membership Social Media Marketing Agency YES, I’d like to join the Social Media Marketing Agency Program, learn …

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