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LSU Tigers running back Leonard Fournette is only a freshman, but he's already making quite the name for himself with runs like this. In the second quarter against Texas A&M on Thanksgiving in College Station, Fournette used the truck...Show More Summary
This is the first instalment of RiotACT’s newest weekly series: A Look Around Canberra (unless I think of a better name…). Each week I’ll take a look at a different suburb and explore what each one has to offer and its history. If there’s any particular suburb you’re itching to know more about leave a [...]
Kelly O Thanksgiving 2010. If you can't spend Thanksgiving with your actual family, I have to say, spending it playing "Guess Da Doohickey" out in the garage with a Yooper named Hoolie from Ishpeming, "Mitch-hih-gen," has got to be the next best thing. KEEP READING >>
A long-time champion of multicultural harmony, particularly relations between India and Australia, was last night named ACT Multicultural Advocate of the Year. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Joy Burch presented Raj Satija with the...Show More Summary
The Colorado man lives in a town named–wait for it–Fruitvale. Nathan Channing, 27, was sent to Mesa County Jail after he pointed the piece of fruit at two sheriff’s officers Sunday and pretended it was a gun. The suspect…told the officers he was a comedian that makes YouTube videos, but the authorities were not laughing… [...]
Megan Gambino unearths the first map to bear the name “New England,” published by Captain John Smith in 1616: In his new book, A Man Most Driven: Captain John Smith, Pocahontas and the Founding of America, [Peter] Firstbrook argues that historians have largely underestimated Smith’s contribution to New England. While scholars focus on his saving […]
Pure white sand, clear turquoise waters… Do you wonder what are the most beautiful islands in the world for 2014? For the second year in a row, Ambergris Caye, has been named the most beautiful island in the world by TripAdvisor readers. Show More Summary
Their press release calls them “psychedelic alt-rock-grunge-pop weirdos” but I will simply call them Allusondrugs, a group from West Yorkshire, England. They’re trying to make a name for themselves and they’re hoping that this song will the bridge between them and you, the new listener. Their song is called “Am I Weird?”, a bit funny […]
When I was 12 years old, I wished my name was Kylie instead of Kelly. It was 1991. I was in the midst of hyper coloured T-shirts, culotte shorts and Kylie Minogue. I didn’t idolise Kylie Minogue personally, but there was a hype about her which made me think the name far cooler than plain […]
I’m not sure what rapper Scarface will think about hearing about a guy named Scarf-ACE coming out with his own music and career, but perhaps if needed, Scarf-ACE can have Scarface’s old name Akshen and become Axsh-N. Until then, let’s check out Scarf-ACE and a song that welcomes Ralph V. into the fold with “Pesos”, […]
The Jets are going back to Geno Smith for Week 13. We break down the fantasy implications. The New York Jets have confirmed that quarterback Geno Smith will get the start once again in the team's Week 13 game against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. New York is turning back to Smith after a string of poor performances from Michael Vick. Show More Summary
From Art Buchwald, decades ago. I’ll excerpt the first part, but do read the rest: This confidential column was leaked to me by a high government official in the Plymouth colony on the condition that I not reveal his name. One of our most important holidays is Thanksgiving Day, known in France as le Jour […]
Parents tend to give their children names in their own languages. What could be more natural? When Tomato Lichy and Paula Garfield, a British couple who are both Deaf (the capital "D" indicates that Deaf is a cultural identity), were...Show More Summary
Alright alright, so the name of this might have absolutely hee-haw relation to the actual content of the podcast. It’s just that I went to the tip today in Bette, as I usually do, and they spat the dummy and tried to charge me commercial rates to dispose of my rubbish and recycling because the […]
Autism was first reported in the medical literature 70 years ago. In 1943 a child psychologist named Leo Kanner described a child with social difficulties and repetitive, stereotypic movements; the following year Hans Asperger described four such children. Since then we have gradually learned more about what we now call autism spectrum disorders (ASD), although we […]
Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah, Pau Gasol, Jimmy Butler. These are the Chicago Bulls names you hear over and over again. Maybe the water cooler buzzes on an off day about rookies Nikola Mirotic and Doug McDermott. You might even discuss super-sub...Show More Summary
North Korea has revealed that leader Kim Jong Un’s younger sister is a senior official in the ruling Workers’ Party, strengthening analysts’ views that she is an increasingly important part of the family dynasty that runs the countr...
In 2005, Bill Cosby testified under oath that he gave The National Enquirer an exclusive interview in exchange for the tabloid's promise to spike a story about a previously undisclosed sexual assault allegation from a woman named Beth Ferrier. Show More Summary
Parsemus Foundation is working on a male version of the pill named Vasalgel that is expected to hit the market in 2017.