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"The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use?"

—Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) American pioneer in self-improvement

 

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Google backs down over Blogger porn  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:33:51 GMT
Google has changed its mind about forcing sexually explicit blogs on its Blogger platform to become private. 
Obama leads Leonard Nimoy tributes  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:55:57 GMT
President Obama is among those paying tribute to Leonard Nimoy, the Star Trek actor who has died aged 83, saying: "I loved Spock." 
Turkish author Yasar Kemal dies  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:59:00 GMT
One of Turkey's best-known writers, Yasar Kemal, 92, dies in an Istanbul hospital following respiratory and organ failure. 
'Exquisite' gravity probe leaves UK  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:54:23 GMT
UK industry completes construction of the modules that make up the Lisa Pathfinder satellite - a remarkable probe that will test the key technologies needed to detect gravitational waves in space. 
Wheat present in UK 'for 8,000 years'  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:23:25 GMT
Fragments of wheat DNA suggest wheat was present in Britain 8,000 years ago, long before it was grown by British farmers. 
Distinct ME stages found, says study  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:31:15 GMT
Scientists say they have found distinct changes in the immune systems of patients with ME or chronic fatigue syndrome, which could lead to better diagnosis and treatment. 
Cut music to 'an hour a day' - WHO  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:27:20 GMT
People should listen to music for no more than one hour a day to protect their hearing, the World Health Organization suggests. 
Spurs wanted me as boss - Mourinho  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:16:25 GMT
Jose Mourinho reveals ahead of Sunday's Capital One Cup final that Spurs approached him for the manager's job in 2007. 
'No mistake' over Brown red card  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:00:11 GMT
Sunderland defender Wes Brown's red card at Manchester United was not a case of mistaken identity, says a referees' body. 
Singapore at 50: From swamp to skyscrapers  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:33:36 GMT
Fifty years ago Singapore gained independence - it became one of the region's leading economies thanks to immigrants like Sharanjit Leyl's grandfather. 
The 30-day worm and cricket diet  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:10:22 GMT
A US student is just finishing a 30-day diet in which he has eaten insects three times a day - and he says they're much better than you might think. 
Dutch town terrorised by rogue owl  Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:36:41 GMT
Residents of the Dutch town of Purmerend are advised to take umbrellas out at night after a rogue owl leaves man requiring stitches to head wounds. 
Rare bear cub found outside circus  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:12:51 GMT
A rare two-week-old Asiatic black bear cub is found abandoned in a box outside a Russian circus. 
Rwanda urged to take BBC to court  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:33:39 GMT
An inquiry in Rwanda urges the government to initiate criminal and civil proceedings against the BBC for a documentary about the 1994 genocide. 
US-Bangladesh writer hacked to death  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:16:00 GMT
A US-Bangladeshi blogger whose campaigning for a secular society in Bangladesh angered Islamists is hacked to death on a street in the capital Dhaka.