Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Best Speech a Graduate Will Ever Hear

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Tim Minchin is a comedian, actor, composer, songwriter, pianist, musical director and huge rock n roll megastar. Tim is based in London. Kevin Friery‘s insight: Science is not a body of knowledge nor … Continue reading

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‘I’m 124 sandwiches away from an engagement ring’

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village This appears to be legit, not a spoof.  The world is a worse plece because of that. Kevin Friery‘s insight: Oh hey – I just had an idea.. Why don’t some women get … Continue reading

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Bondage and tea fear at village hall

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village A “relationship support” meeting at a village hall is cancelled amid fears that it was being used as a bondage workshop. Kevin Friery‘s insight: More tea, vicar? See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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Fake yogurt shop cracks fake reviews

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Nineteen firms are fined by New York authorities after writing fake reviews on websites such as Yelp, Google Local and CitySearch. Kevin Friery‘s insight: "… the investigation found that many businesses were producing … Continue reading

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Airport’s ‘groundhog day’ for Aaran

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Heathrow Airport recreates departure day for a young man with autism Kevin Friery‘s insight: I find this story disturbing.  He has been attending this specialist school for children with autism, who claim "…Students … Continue reading

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Factory workers locked in on shifts

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Workers making clothes for the supermarket Lidl in Bangladesh have been secretly filmed being forced to work 19-hour shifts. Kevin Friery‘s insight: We can make a difference, you know.  It is not easy … Continue reading

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When philosophers attack!

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village A Russian man was reportedly shot in a quarrel over Immanuel Kant. It’s not the first time philosophy has incited conflict. Kevin Friery‘s insight: "Thou should not threaten visiting lecturers with pokers." See … Continue reading

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Waters: ‘I was wrong to sue Floyd’

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Former Pink Floyd star Roger Waters says he regrets taking legal action against his bandmates in the 1980s. Kevin Friery‘s insight:  "I was wrong! Of course I was. Who cares?"  Quite a few … Continue reading

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West Bank Rabbi: Jews can kill Gentile babies who threaten Israel

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Book by Rabbi Yitzhak Shapiro of Yitzhar permits even the murder of babies and children who pose threat. Kevin Friery‘s insight: "If we kill a Gentile who has sinned or has violated one … Continue reading

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First, forget about witchcraft….

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Chad’s only psychiatrist has his work cut out to convince patients their issues are medical, rather than spiritual. Kevin Friery‘s insight: "Public opinion here thinks that it means something is really wrong in … Continue reading

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