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Yellow Liver, Yellow Liver (sing along)

What is your most important organ? Ask any man and he will undoubtedly point to his bladder’s siphon hose. But it isn’t. The liver...

Ferrari’s troubles deepen at Brazilian GP

Sao Paulo (AP) — Ferrari hoped the Brazilian Grand Prix would bring some relief after poor performances and even accusations of cheating from opponents. Instead,...

Big Brother is watching you

Australia uses new technology to catch drivers on phones Australia (AP) — An Australian state is attempting to persuade people to put down their smartphones...

Back Pains? Get down on your hands and knees

One of the commonest ailments to result in a GP consultation is low back pain. The cause of this is locked in the history...

Coprolalia, effing and blinding

It has been shown to the satisfaction of the medical world, that humor and a good laugh really is good medicine. Some hospitals even...

Chinese auto sales down 6.3 percent in September

Beijing (AP) — China's auto sales sank 6.3 percent in September from a year earlier and purchases of electric cars tumbled 34.2 percent at...

An Adventurous Evening with Dicey Reilly

All whisky drinkers have heard of malt whisky but not everyone knows of the difference between Whisky and Whiskey. The original name for the...

Holiday Inn has another Wine Night

The Holiday Inn has continued to present wine appreciation evenings held under the studious eye of F&B guru Daniel Boswell. This month it was...

G stands for Gluttony

Australians, if you lump all the statistics together, tend to be obese. Read on and you will see why. We had gone to a...

Where are all the “characters”?

Motor sport today lacks “characters”. There is nobody like Count Jenatzy who held the World Land Speed record of 65 mph in his electric...

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