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—Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) German philosopher, believed will to live is fundamental reality


World News From BBC

Shetland celebrates Up Helly Aa  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:37:46 GMT
Shetland's spectacular annual re festival 
In pictures: Post-War office buildings listed  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:36:35 GMT
Striking buildings new to the National Heritage List 
The Swedish Schindler who disappeared  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:34 GMT
The man who saved thousands of Jews then disappeared 
The great Kuwaiti cat-meat scandal  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:28 GMT
The great Kuwaiti cat-meat scandal 
What could you buy for a Super Bowl ad?  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:59:19 GMT
What could you buy for the cost of a Super Bowl ad? 
Sink or Swim? The global drowning crisis  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:23:34 GMT
Playpens to drones - new ideas to reduce deaths by drowning 
VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 01:16:03 GMT
Round-up of social media trends around the world this week 
Weekendish: The best of the week's reads  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:21:00 GMT
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week 
Does technology make people touch each other less?  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:09:17 GMT
Does technology make people touch each other less? 
Go Figure: The week in numbers  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:08:03 GMT
The big numbers from the week's news, visualised 
Your pictures: City skylines  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:50:51 GMT
Readers' photographs on the theme of city skylines 
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National News From NPR
DEA Using License Plate Readers To Spy On Drivers  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:04:00 -0500
After Alzheimer's Diagnosis, 'The Stripping Away Of My Identity'  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:04:00 -0500
Party Ban Is Patronizing, U.Va. Sorority Women Say  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 11:16:00 -0500
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World News From BBC
Japan outrage at hostage 'beheading'  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 09:35:03 GMT
Key Nigerian city under fresh attack  Sun, 01 Feb 2015 09:46:16 GMT
Greek PM offers olive branch on debt  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:20:42 GMT
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