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—Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield (1694-1773) [4th Earl of Chesterfield] English politician, writer

 

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Making houses out of mushrooms 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:37:13 GMT 
    The natural resources used to make 'green' homes


Disowned gay teen speaks out 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:38:28 GMT 
    ...but not discouraged - gay son in video row speaks out


VIDEO: Tech search for 'perfect dance track' 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:08:45 GMT 
    The quest to find the perfect party anthem


10 things we didn't know last week 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:52:58 GMT 
    Yawning is contagious for wolves, and other nuggets


Obama's 'no strategy' gaffe on IS 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:32:57 GMT 
    Obama's opponents seize on his perceived gaffe


Has the humble password had its day? 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:33:44 GMT 
    What new techs can reliably establish our identities?


Viewpoint: Why Pakistanis crave stability 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:32:27 GMT 
    Why stability is all most Pakistanis really want


Eurozone anxiety overshadows EU summit 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:48:04 GMT 
    Why deciding top jobs is not key to the EU summit
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