Jan. 29th, 2017

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Jan. 29th, 2017 09:07 pm
redfiona99: (Thinking)
Still late, still August, still mostly Olympic

Culture:

The Tibetan nomad traditions defying the modern world - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-36938787

Geography:

Louisiana Flooding: Is This the State's New, More Accurate Map? - http://bigthink.com/strange-maps/boot-no-more-a-wetter-map-of-louisiana

Journalism:

THIS IS WHAT'S MISSING FROM JOURNALISM RIGHT NOW - http://www.motherjones.com/media/2016/08/whats-missing-from-journalism

Literature:

Swallows and Amazons: The Syria connection - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-37049314

Miscellaneous:

HMT Arfon: Sunken WWI mine trawler protected - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-37117334

Why do more women than men go to university? - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-37107208

Why do some parents let their children drink alcohol at home? - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37129850 There's that bizarre English thing where they disapprove of drinking in the house.

University funding: 10 alternative ways to fund your degree - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37110894

Going undercover against extremism - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-36985766

I ran away from my husband and became a stuntwoman - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-36924617

The key to building a data science portfolio that will get you a job - https://www.dataquest.io/blog/build-a-data-science-portfolio/

Music:

Dolly Parton interview: 'I want to look like Adele' - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-37131104

News:

UN admits role in Haiti's deadly cholera outbreak - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-37126747 It only took 6 years!!

Raped for speaking out against rape - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-37107399

Politics:

US election: Has Donald Trump already blown it? - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-37102763 Sadly inaccurate speculation.

Science:

Sea snails could save Great Barrier Reef from starfish - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-37091400

Genetic Insights About Health Risks Limited By Lack Of Diversity, Study Finds - http://khn.org/news/genetic-insights-about-health-risks-limited-by-lack-of-diversity-study-finds/

Sport:

Football:

Guardiola and Man City's new system will be tested at Stoke - http://www.espnfc.co.uk/english-premier-league/23/blog/post/2932640/pep-guardiola-and-manchester-city-new-system-will-be-tested-at-stoke

Joao Havelange, the unlikely godfather of African football - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-37120388

Olympics:

USA's 110m sweep and Bolt has a laugh: Rio 2016, day 12 – in pictures - https://www.theguardian.com/sport/gallery/2016/aug/18/the-usa-110m-podium-sweep-germany-takes-gold-from-brazil-on-the-beach-and-usain-bolt-laughs-over-the-line

Usain Bolt wins men's 200m in style: Rio 2016, day 13 – in pictures - https://www.theguardian.com/sport/gallery/2016/aug/19/usain-bolt-wins-mens-200m-in-style-rio-2016-day-13-in-pictures

Bolt's Olympic farewell and Muhammad's Olympic heartbreak: Rio 2016, day 14 – in pictures - https://www.theguardian.com/sport/gallery/2016/aug/20/bolts-olympic-farewell-and-muhammads-olympic-heartbreak-rio-2016-day-14-in-pictures

The remarkable fall and rise of Britain’s golden rider Nick Skelton - http://www.eurosport.co.uk/equestrian-jumping/rio/2016/the-remarkable-fall-and-rise-of-britains-golden-rider-nick-skelton_sto5730259/story.shtml

Usain Bolt: Flawless and untouchable, the triple triple sealed his legend - http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/olympics/37138536

Indian women make history in Rio - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-37128187

Brazilian medallist survived three near-death experiences by the age of just 10 - http://lebuzz.eurosport.co.uk/viral/brazilian-medallist-survived-three-near-death-experiences-by-the-age-of-ten-17878/

PHOTOS: Magnificent images of Brownlee brothers sums up Olympic – and brotherly – spirit - http://lebuzz.eurosport.co.uk/viral/photos-magnificent-images-of-brownlee-brothers-sums-up-olympic-and-brotherly-spirit-17872/

Rio Olympics 2016: The inside story of the Brownlees' triumph - http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/olympics/37126597

Rio 2016: 13 lesser-spotted oddities of the Olympics - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-37100585

Tearful Argentine cancer survivor wins sailing gold at 54 - http://www.businessinsider.com/ap-tearful-argentine-cancer-survivor-wins-sailing-gold-at-54-2016-8?IR=T

Technology:

US ready to 'hand over' the internet's naming system - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-37114313

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