What sounds impressive, but really isn't?

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With great power comes great responsibility

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You feel insanely better about yourself as a person and a parent

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This man volunteers every day at my local shelter for special needs kitties, and each one of them gets in their turn for a cuddly cat nap.

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A fluff has been caught in the trap.

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Bono Says Pope Francis Is ‘Aghast’ at Catholic Church Sex Abuse Scandals

Francis is under pressure to reveal what he knew about abusers...

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China jails executives behind shadow banking Ponzi scheme: newspaper

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Just a fun summer day

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TIL in 2007 GameFAQs had a contest to determine the best video game character. The L-Block from Tetris emerged as the winner.

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New Mexico observatory closure stemmed from FBI child porn probe: documents

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Sunspot Observatory closure sparked by child porn investigation

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Chris Hemsworth is best known for playing a character who throws weapons that come back to him. Chris Hemsworth is Australian.

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The myth of private titling of land

The discourse about the land in its multifarious manifestations is not merely about land as a physical solum; it is about the reconstruction of society, about rethinking power...

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EUTHANASIA ACTIVIST HELD: Timing of arrest of Dignity SA director Sean Davison questioned

Two weeks after a World Federation of Right to Die Societies conference in Cape Town hosted by Dignity SA, police arrested Professor Sean Davison, director and founder of the...

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Health and Human Services Department Says It Lost Track of 1,488 Migrant Children

HHS spokeswoman Caitlin Oakley disputed the notion that the children were "lost"...

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The Khoi-San Identity Crisis (Part 3): Will the land ever be returned, and dignity restored?

This is the final article in a series on Khoi-San identity, published during Heritage Month...

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Filmmaker Peter Jackson may testify against Harvey Weinstein in Ashley Judd case

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LPT: After a first date, if you aren't interested further let them know soon afterward. You let them save face rather than having them express further interest first and then shooting them down.

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Kira was founded almost dead of starvation in a farm with cows. She was healthy in one week and we kept her. Summer 2018.

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Motoring: Audi e-tron quattro: A brave new – electric – world

Audi pulled out all the stops when it unveiled its e-tron all-electric car to the global media in San Francisco earlier this week. That’s because the e-tron is not just a gr...

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Warrant: FBI agents search Sunspot Observatory for child pornography

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My Galaxy S7 Edge exploded last night.

Pictures: https://imgur.com/a/0EtwkRU I had it in my back pocket before taking it out to take a picture, but it froze and shut down. After trying and failing to turn it back o...

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Marco Minniti: The man who cut the migrant flow to Italy

Migration to Italy is down - and former minister Marco Minniti says he's the man responsible...

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New Mexico observatory closure stemmed from FBI child porn probe -documents

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ZIMBABWE: Cholera outbreak takes toll on poor and overpopulated urban communities in Harare

There is fear and uncertainty in Zimbabwe’s capital as people at the centre of the latest outbreak struggle to cope with the effects on their lives. The cholera outbreak in...

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EU must end migration 'blame game', says chairman

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Christine Blasey Ford’s Lawyer Criticizes ‘Rush to a Hearing’ on Kavanaugh Accusations

"The rush to a hearing is unnecessary"...

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DOPE DEAL: What Next? ‘We won the battle on cannabis, but the war isn’t over’

The landmark Constitutional Court judgment on cannabis has created a number of legal grey areas likely to be tested in court as Parliament has two years to define what “pers...

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Hologram phone calls - sci-fi or serious possibility?

With 5G, experts say we could enjoy virtual reality in HD on our mobiles and even project holographics...

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Trump's tariffs putting the squeeze on the Midwest

Companies in the US state of Wisconsin show how President Trump's trade war with China is continuing to hurt...

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Cholera contained, over $29m mobilised

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ANALYSIS: Dagga Debate lights up South African politics in mysterious ways

On Tuesday the Constitutional Court went further than many thought it would, ruling that the possession of cannabis, for personal use, was no longer illegal. As a result, the...

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India's only self-made female billionaire

Self-made billionaire Kiran Mazumdar Shaw shares her secrets for succeeding in a man's world...

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OP-ED: Denel’s long trail of corruption

The similarities between apartheid-era corruption and contemporary corruption are clear, even in today’s democratic South Africa, supposedly accountable to its citizens. Cor...

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New York inmate's golf drawings lead to exoneration in murder

Valentino Dixon, whose art featured in a golf magazine, is a free man after 27 years behind bars...

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Heritage Month: Esther Mahlangu gives feather-light masterclass at National School of the Arts

On Wednesday the National School of the Arts hosted a session with renowned painter Esther Mahlangu in celebration of Heritage Month. A class of 31 pupils from Grades 11 and 1...

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The only casting choice that matters.

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BOOK EXTRACT: Poachers’ confessions from the abalone underworld

The newly published book Poacher offers a view of South Africa’s illicit underwater treasure hunt for a marine snail prized as a delicacy in China. In the past 25 years, poa...

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Letter from Africa: The link between earth tremors, God and Nigeria's elections

Why some earth tremors in Nigerian's capital, Abuja, have caused such a stir...

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‘Buffalo’ Ramaphosa and South Africa must defeat Zuma-Magashule fightback

It was a truly grotesque scene at the Cosatu Congress in Midrand on Monday. The entire top ANC leadership was there as is the case on such occasions when the Tripartite Allian...

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After 5 minutes over their house

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After battling the courts, my uncle has regained my great-grandparents and grandparents farmstead and revitalized it into working condition. Buffalo, NY.

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Scientists Use DNA to Expose the World's Top 3 Illegal Ivory Cartels: "It was indescribably exciting and energizing."

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Former National Security Adviser Flynn Receives Sentencing Date

A judge scheduled Michael Flynn's sentencing for Dec. 18...

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Chinese gangs fuel illegal South Africa abalone trade: report

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Africa must cut trade deficit with China and look to itself

In the midst of the latest merry-go-round with China, once more foreign aid takes centre stage with a bouquet of loan offers, cancellations and grants concocted for the contin...

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A year later, Mexico pauses to remember deadly quake: 'I dreaded even thinking of this day'

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The daring Allied plan to defeat the Nazis

The daring Allied parachute drop to win WW2...

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Martin Sellner: The new face of the far right in Europe

He's the far right's newest poster boy – but Martin Sellner’s insistence that his far-right group is non-violent doesn’t have everyone convinced...

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The new face of the far right in Europe

He's the far right's newest poster boy – but Martin Sellner’s insistence that his far-right group is non-violent doesn’t have everyone convinced...

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Osborne Macharia on the Afrofuturism revolution

Visual artist Osborne Macharia wants the cultural movement to revolutionise the perception of Africa...

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Florence Flooding Hits North Carolina Hog Farms Hard

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Goodbye, old iPhone: This could be 40X better

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Bitcoin up 30,000X -- here's your backdoor in

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$19.9 trillion idea hidden in plain sight

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#GUPTALEAKS: How the Guptas tore through red tape to hire Indian nationals illegally

Gupta agents Ashu Chawla and Naresh Khosla fraudulently orchestrated South African work permits for Indian nationals by falsifying and backdating the Indian employment contrac...

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My holiday with the Afghan mujahideen

A man's neighbour invited him on holiday to war zone in Afghanistan for an extraordinary experience...

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Child pornography reason behind Sunspot Observatory closure, according to court documents

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Today was "Meme Day" at my old high school for homecoming week. I appreciate this science teacher even more now.

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Sometimes the best motivation is know that people are there to support you.

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Snake curling itself up into a sleeping knot.

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My latest acrylic painting. Getting super weird with it.

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Hawaii Senator Tells Men To 'Shut Up and Step Up' Over SCOTUS Nominee's Sex A‌ss‌aul‌t Accusations

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Ronaldo sent off; City lose, United and Real win

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Where is I-95 Closed in North Carolina, South Carolina? Florence Flooding Closes Interstate Sections

Interstate 95 is closed at spots in the Carolinas due to flooding...

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Man City humbled in 2-1 loss to Lyon in Champions League

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Pussy Riot links member’s ‘poisoning’ to African murder probe

Russian punk group Pussy Riot on Wednesday linked the suspected poisoning of member Pyotr Verzilov with his attempt to investigate the deaths of three Russian journalists in A...

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Touring Storm Damage in the Carolinas, Trump Follows His Own Script

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Kavanaugh Accuser Rejects Senate Hearing as Unfair

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Lawmaker Warns That Foreign Governments Are Hacking Senators and Their Aides

"Russia continues its attacks on our democracy"...

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My mom finally completed her biggest counted cross-stitch masterpiece on linen which took over 3 years to complete and has over 606,800 stitches. We are unable to transport and enter this monster in any competitions so I figured I would share her stunning

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A guy walks into a bar and asks for a beer

"That'll be five dollars", says the bartender, and the guy throws 20 quarters onto the floor. Reluctantly, the bartender picks up the coins and serves t...

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New Technological Frontiers in the Oil & Gas Industry

While the oil and gas industry is making significant bets on a wide range of energy technologies, it is also focusing on digital technologies that promise to transform enterpr...

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Cameroon religious leaders denounce atrocities in restive Anglophone regions

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My mom finally completed her biggest counted cross-stitch masterpiece on linen which took over 3 years to complete and has over 606,800 stitches. We are unable to transport and enter this monster in any competitions so I figured I would share her stunning

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Teaser For Space Jam 2

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A Rubik's Cube that doubles as a treasure chest. It only opens when solved.

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Russia doping ban: Wada tried to help Rusada lift ban in May

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) proposed a compromise with Russia in May that would allow a suspension of its anti-doping agency (Rusada) to be lifted...

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My mom finally completed her biggest counted cross-stitch masterpiece on linen which took over 3 years to complete and has over 606,800 stitches. We are unable to transport and enter this monster in any competitions so I figured I would share her stunning

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Dad builds a ninja warrior course for his daughter...

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Storm Ali: 100mph winds disrupt Great Britain

Flights fail to land and trees and trampolines are pulled from the ground, as high winds cause devastation in UK and Ireland...

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Man City 1-2 Lyon

Manchester City make a poor start to their Champions League campaign as the Premier League champions are beaten at home by Lyon...

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Just a cat taking his buddies for a walk

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My mom finally completed her biggest counted cross-stitch masterpiece on linen which took over 3 years to complete and has over 606,800 stitches. We are unable to transport and enter this monster in any competitions so I figured I would share her stunning

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UPDATE 2-EU must end migration 'blame game' -Tusk

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Who is Nathan Zegura? Cleveland Browns Sideline Reporter Suspended for Yelling at Official

Cleveland Browns sideline reporter Nathan Zegura has been suspended for yelling at an official, according to reports...

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From the Anonymity of Academia to the Center of a Supreme Court Confirmation

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Hurricane Florence, 'just a Cat 1,' reveals flaw with Saffir-Simpson scale

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SADC trade deal with EU criticised for not promoting regional economic development

Supporters of the pact say its programmes provide assistance that facilitate trade...

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Mandela and military force: Its use is determined by the situation

Christopher Williams reflects on Nelson Mandela’s nuanced views on the use of armed force...

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Show us the data: Bhekisisa responds to the tobacco lobby

Dear Tisa, you have a point but we’ve got a reason to be wary...

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Slipping into this ‘skin’ turns any object into a robot

Science Robotic skins could have a place in space (and on stuffed animals). Potentially, any soft object could become a robot with the skin slipped around it:...

Popular Science

Colombia's Cocaine Production Continues to Grow and Break Records

With the release of a new report, President Ivan Duque pledged that Colombia would implement a new strategy to address the illicit drug trade...

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South Sudan's Machar to delay his return to Juba despite peace overtures

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Our good boy loves to help us husk coconuts

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My mom finally completed her biggest counted cross-stitch masterpiece on linen which took over 3 years to complete and has over 606,800 stitches. We are unable to transport and enter this monster in any competitions so I figured I would share her stunning

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Glass formed by lightning striking sand.

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Ronaldo weeps after Juventus red card

Cristiano Ronaldo is sent off but Juventus still claim an important win at Valencia in their opening Champions League game...

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Brexit: May urges EU leaders to consider 'serious' UK plans

The PM urges EU leaders to focus their minds on getting a deal, saying talks will not be extended...

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Salisbury incident: Hoax 'likely' to be one line of inquiry

Police sources say a hoax is likely to be one line of inquiry after a couple 'fell ill' at a restaurant on Sunday...

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