To help close a widening deficit, Britain is planning to sell off half of its 748,000 hectares (nearly 1.85 million acres) of nationally-owned forests by 2020. Could other countries be forced to follow suit? Read more at TIME’s
A Florida woman who gained notoriety in 2007 with an uncontrollable case of hiccups, which has since been cured, is now facing murder charges after a botched robbery, the St. Petersburg Times, reported.
NewsFeed is fairly young, but it distinctly remembers rocking out to New Kids on the Block with an old-school Walkman cassette player. Now those days are finally gone.
In an effort to keep its own eye on satellite searches, the People’s Republic is going toe-to-toe with the California-based tech giant.
It was love at first sight between the Internet and the New York gubernatorial candidate.
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Seven foot beds, reiki classes for dogs, only blue food — all are among the oddest requests Best Western has received from guests.
My bologna has a first name, and it also has a completely useless commemorative holiday!
“We’re not really friends anymore but we’ll always be brothers.”
–KEITH RICHARDS on bandmate Mick Jagger. Richards has just penned a memoir where he calls Jagger “unbearable.”(via New York Daily News)
It’s Sunday which means the end of another relaxing, lazy weekend and the knowledge that you’re returning to the grind in the morning. Too bad you’re out of the loop on the good reads from the past few days.
TIME’s cover this week features Fareed Zakiria’s story on restoring the American Dream. Is it still possible?