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Death and Taxes

 Richard the Lion Heart is angry with his knights. “We need more money for the Crusade.  What we have will barely cover our duty-free and get us on the ferry!” “But Sire, we’ve taxed the population of France, England and … Continue reading

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Deep impact TV

 A large U.S. spy satellite has lost power and propulsion and could hit the Earth in late February or March, government officials have announced.  “Appropriate government agencies are monitoring the situation,” said Gordon Johndroe, a spokesman for the National Security … Continue reading

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Shoddy Work

A story called ‘Three Little Cowboy Builders’ based on the ‘Three Little Pigs’ has been turned down from a government agency’s annual awards because the subject matter could offend. The digital book, re-telling the classic fairy tale, was rejected by … Continue reading

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Mooody Cows

A Swedish university has received £300,000 in research funds to discover how much greenhouse gas is released when cows belch. About 20 cows will participate in the project run by the Swedish University for Agricultural Sciences.   Project leader Jan Bertilsson … Continue reading

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War of Independence

The town’s traffic warden, ex-marine Drill Sergeant Hartman, has been on patrol again.  When I saw him yesterday, he was in discussion with Mrs. Ballvalve-Smythe, and he had a hand on her Mobility Scooter. “‘S’cuse me ma’m but you don’t … Continue reading

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Breast study

A new piece of research could spare women from pain from their bras while exercising. Deranged scientists have been studying women and their associated breasts. Two women volunteers, one wearing a 36D bra and the other a 38DD, were instructed to … Continue reading

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