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The peope Jack might have been talking about? The Shapes of Things – a story taster

“Something is wrong with the way people live. You can tell by the way they walk” said Doherty. Rivers were flowing as usual. Streets, filled with shoppers and of course cars. The cars edged forward at a slower pace than the pavement browsers achieved – more cars than road space. All were predictably “there”. A
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“Bus Lanes” to be for walkers – Pedestrianization of Transport Policy

Under a new planning directive by the Department of Transport, Bus Lanes are to be phased out and will be converted to Walking Lanes in all cities in the UK with a population above 500,000. The much welcomed and also much hated move – depending on who you talk to, will be phased in by
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Greece has views, and views Greece and Hope

    Greece: Do we, Greeks, have any hope?   [Question and answer originally published on Quora.com – September 14, 2013 ]   Absolutely you do. Just not as soon as we’d all like for you. With one of the best known collections of topographic and scenic beauty, wonderful history that’s still visible, one of
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Why you should quit politics (And embark on a much more effective path to liberty)

GUEST ARTICLE By Kaleb Matson     The political process as a means to liberty has been about as effective as socialism as a means to prosperity. In this article I’m going to argue that if your goal is liberty, electoral politics is the last path you should consider. Then I will suggest a far
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Photo Galleries

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Fun stuff

Infinity Hotels Group announces “NanoHotelExperience” April 1, 2015

With a flourish that only the First Day Of April can bring,  Infinity Hotels head of Social Meddling, based in the Infinity WorldWide Headquarters in Detroit (chosen for the extraordinary low real estate costs and office rents),  Mac (the Nano) McMac – head of Misleadingly large yet apparently small projects, tells us that the first
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Books

Book - The God Delusion “The God delusion”, by Richard Dawkins

Why read this book? These excerpts speak for the book: [Referring to Julia Sweeny ] My first call from my mother was more of a scream. ‘Atheist? ATHEIST?!?!’ […] I think that my parents had been mildly disappointed when I’d said I didn’t believe in God any more, but being an atheist was another thing
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Business/Entrepreneurship

ParkAtMyHouse_Logo Getting excited about free trade

      This is the thrilling thing about “Apps” on Mobile phones. Apps  and Web services are playing their part in opening up everybody-wins opportunities.   Dramatic and sometimes world-saving developments in areas such as water purification, medicine, transport, education and learning offer great promise – to mention a small sample from a long
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Politics

Greece has views, and views Greece and Hope

    Greece: Do we, Greeks, have any hope?   [Question and answer originally published on Quora.com – September 14, 2013 ]   Absolutely you do. Just not as soon as we’d all like for you. With one of the best known collections of topographic and scenic beauty, wonderful history that’s still visible, one of
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