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High school athlete returns to thank workers who saved him - Richmond Times-Dispatch: Ap

richmond.com — On May 1, Caleb and his soccer teammates from George Washington High School in Danville were squaring off against Magna Vista at the Smith River Sports Complex. Suddenly, Caleb collapsed. Letitia McGeough said that because May 1 was a rainy night, she had stayed home.

High school athlete returns to thank workers who saved him

washingtontimes.com — MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) - Even a cardiologist at Duke University Medical Center agreed: Caleb McGeough is a miracle. Caleb and his mother, Letitia McGeough, visited the Henry County Public Safety Summerlin Station on Aug. 4 to personally thank the first responders who came together and saved his life.

How to scam the scammers: comedian James Veitch replies to those annoying emails

timeout.com — Ever received a suspicious email about your PayPal account, or from a Nigerian prince? Of course you have, you're a human with an email address. Most of us instantly press 'delete', but James Veitch hits 'reply'. The Apple 'genius'-turned-stand-up comedian spent months responding to scammy emails and he published the ridiculously funny online exchanges on his blog, Bluffable.

'The cycling revolution could not happen sooner': readers discuss the future of cars in cities

theguardian.com — As we settle into the 21st century, bike share schemes proliferate, more streets are being pedestrianised, public transport continues to expand, urban highways are being removed and cycling infrastructure is growing. So at this rate we won't need cars in cities at all, right?
May 08, 2015

"Cycling revolution could not happen sooner": @guardian readers discuss future of cars. bit.ly/1H6Jcz3 pic.twitter.com/OcPQwPrAUi

Why was the Triwizard Cup used as the portkey?

scifi.stackexchange.com — In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire the Triwizard Cup was used as the portkey to send Harry and Cedric to the graveyard in Little Hangleton to face Voldemort. Why was the Triwizard Cup chosen...

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer

timeout.com — It's Vic and Bob's silver jubilee! We meet the absurdist comedy heroes to talk about their 25 years on our screens 'Fuck off, is that true?' says Bob Mortimer. He can't quite believe it when I tell him Reeves and Mortimer are 25 years old.

What is driving listed private equity?

Five reasons to see Trygve Wakenshaw’s ‘Kraken’

timeout.com — Sorry stand-ups. I know you worked your little hearts out this year writing those elegantly crafted jokes. But the funniest show I saw in 2014 was largely wordless. 'Kraken', by New Zealander mime artist Trygve Wakenshaw, is a pretty much flawless hour of one-man skits and physical stream-of-conciousness.

London pubs we love

timeout.com — London's pubs are so much more than just places to drink, they're the heart and soul of this city. Eight Londoners explain why there's nowhere on earth like their favourite London pub

Japanese equities: Share buybacks and rising dividends

investmentweek.co.uk — If Japanese companies fully embrace higher shareholder returns, strong upside to the Japanese market can be expected, explains Ben Williams, investment director at GAM.,Investment,Japan / Far East,Equities ,Japan,global equities,MSCI,S&P 500,quantitative-easing,QE ,S&P
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