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US Navy recoveries two women and their pups lost at sea for five months

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th November 2017

Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiaba were sailing from Hawaii to Tahiti when they lost their instrument in bad weather in May but is seeking to voyage on They lived shark onrushes, the loss of their machine and then their main mast during a five-month ordeal lost at sea. Now, two sailors and their bird-dogs are […]

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Tram 83, the Congolese novel that’s wowing the literary world – extract

Published in Odd and Fun on 16th November 2017

Fiston Mwanza Mujilas debut novel, a criticism of neocolonialism boasting a throw of winoes and dreamers, is the dazzling articulation that DRC has been waiting for Acclaimed beginner Fiston Mwanza Mujila has dazzled the literary macrocosm with his introduction novel, a riotous look at the underbelly of life rarely put forward in sub-saharan African literature. […]

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Published in Odd and Fun on 11th November 2017

The Dakota pipeline protests have drawn indigenous people from across the Americas. But everyone else needs to understand its their fight too Im here until January, said a man sitting with his arms crossed in the backseat. The six of us had piled into an old Ford Taurus, hitching a ride back to camp from […]

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Besieged Russian scientists drive away polar stands

Published in Odd and Fun on 10th November 2017

Ship delivered bird-dogs and flares to staff at Arctic weather station after they were encircled by 10 adult brings for two weeks Russian scientists have driven away polar abides that circumvented their weather station on an island in the Arctic Ocean for two weeks. A nearby ship was able to reach the island and afford […]

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Rescued sailors make it ashore after five-month agony

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th November 2017

US maidens disclose they had to abandon towing attempt by Taiwanese ship after it made more damage to their stricken boat Two women from Hawaii “whos” adrift on a storm-battered sailboat in the Pacific for months specified paw on solid ground Monday at a US Naval base in south Japan. The USS Ashland rescued Jennifer […]

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What LSD tells us about human nature | Marc Lewis

Published in Odd and Fun on 3rd November 2017

Our brains, with their intrinsic partiality to segregate, are designed to shift toward over-control. Psychedelics blow all that apart and we can learn from them I was in San Francisco last week, inspecting my brother and revisiting its first year we spend there as young men. We moved through Golden Gate park, two guys in […]

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‘ Everyone get away and keep running’: how the Orlando attack undid

Published in Odd and Fun on 3rd November 2017

Fear, anguish and disorder as eyewitness narrate bloodshed at Pulse nightclub while kinfolks await report of loved ones fates Everyone get out of pulse and keep running. It was after 2.30 am in Orlando, at least half an hour after the shooting began, when someone managed to upright on the Facebook page of the Pulse […]

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I was a refugee boy from Baghdad- don’t play immigration ‘fear card’

Published in Odd and Fun on 31st October 2017

For the young Hassan Abdulrazzak, arriving in Britain from Saddams Iraq was confounding never more so than when he tried to pursue his dream of owning a bird-dog. He shares his refugee story Ill get to my refugee storey in a minute but first lets hop to the glad pointing. Well, a sort of happy […]

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Farewell to south Asia: boisterous, sometimes brutal, ever astonishing

Published in Odd and Fun on 23rd October 2017

As he prepares to leave Delhi, after six years of reporting for the Observer, Jason Burke reflects on three decades of tumultuous change, from the altitudes of Nepal to the teeming cities of India and Bangladesh Late at night, after sending a floor to London, I often walk around the small vicinity of Delhi that […]

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Generation change: how Egypt’s armed territory divulged its youth | Rachel Aspden

Published in Odd and Fun on 21st October 2017

The long read: Two times after dissents deposed the oppressor Hosni Mubarak, a 15 -year-old girl in Cairo was ready to risk her life to demolish her countrys harsh infantry. And she was not alone Ruqayah hunker behind a sandbag wall, blinking away the sweat running into her seeings. The sunshine was immediately overhead and […]

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