Large People. Part I

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 3137, Fact
    Large People. Part I



    British Liberal politician Cyril Smith relaxes on the beach at Margate, prior to the morning session of the annual Party Conference. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 1979...

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    Simple: Horned

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 3504, Fact
    Simple: Horned



    Alexandre Vinokourov of Kazakhstan from the T-Mobile Team is chased by eccentric german inventor Didi Senft dressed as the red devil during the stage 16 of the 92nd Tour de France between Mourenx and Pau on July 19, 2005, France. (Photo by Friedemann Vogel/Bongarts/Getty Images)...

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    The National Trust Conduct Their Oil Beetle Survey

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 2339, Fact
    The National Trust Conduct Their Oil Beetle Survey



    People enjoy the fine weather on the coast at Wembury during the first ever nationwide survey to map the location of the threatened and creatures on March 24, 2011 in near Plymouth, England. Often found on the coast, and particularly in the south west of England, the number of oil beetle species found in the UK has halved in the last 100 years and the survey will help establish the whereabouts of the remaining four species and boost efforts to secure their future. The survey is being launched today by Buglife: The Invertebrate Trust and the National Trust in partnership with Natural...

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    The Apple Store on Regents Street Launches The Ipad 2.

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    The Apple Store on Regents Street Launches The Ipad 2.



    Jewels Lewis poses as the first customer to purchase the new Apple iPad 2 at Apple Store, Regent Street on March 25, 2011 in London, England. The latest iPad went on sale in the UK at 5:00pm....

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    Kylie Minogue Performs In Cardiff

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2256, Fact
    Kylie Minogue Performs In Cardiff



    Kylie Minogue performs at the Cardiff International Arena on March 25, 2011 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)...

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    Britain Prepares For Change To British Summer Time

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    Britain Prepares For Change To British Summer Time



    Archie McQuater, 82-year-old clockmaker at Craiglea clocks, adjusts a clock face to British Summer Time (BST) on March 25, 2011 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Clocks will be put forward by one hour at 1:00 AM GMT on Sunday March 27, 2011 officially the start of British Summer Time. British Summer Time will end this year on October 30. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)...

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    Sydney Dims For Earth Hour

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    Sydney Dims For Earth Hour



    The Sydney Skyline is seen before the lights are switched off for Earth Hour on March 26, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. Earth Hour encourages individuals around the world to turn off their lights for one hour at 20:30 local time on March 26, 2011 to take a stand against climate change. The largest Earth Hour was in 2010 when 128 countries participated....

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    South Korean Female Soldiers

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 6394, Fact
    South Korean Female Soldiers



    South Korean university students prepare for an establishment ceremony of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) for female cadets at Sookmyung Womens University on December 10, 2010 in Seoul, South Korea. The South Korean defense ministry has agreed to admit women into its college-based Reserve Officers Training Program for the first time since the program began in 1963. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)...

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    Multi-national Missiles Strike Libya

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    Multi-national Missiles Strike Libya



    In this handout from the Ministry of Defence, Royal Air Force VC10 and Tristar air-to-air refuelling aircraft support the first UK air combat mission in support of UN Resolution 1973 in flight on March 19, 2011. Col Muammar Gaddafi has vowed a [long war] against the [crusader aggression] after over 100 missiles were fired by the US and UK, during multi-national action aimed at enforcing a UN-mandated no-fly zone. (Photo by SAC Neil Chapman/MoD via Getty Images)...

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    Heathrow Airport's Animal Reception Centre

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    Heathrow Airport's Animal Reception Centre



    A Galapagos Tortoise shell is used as a foot rest at Heathrow Airports Animal Reception Centre on January 25, 2011 in London, England. Many animals pass through the centres doors ranging from exotic animals such as snow leopards and elephants, snakes and crocodiles, to the more common such as cats and dogs. In 2010 alone the centre processed approximately 10,500 cats and dogs, 1,300 birds, 105,000 day old chicks, 246,000 reptiles, 230 horses and 29 million fish. Most animals are part of zoo transfer schemes, the pet trade, or are pets in transit. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)...

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