Monday, October 18, 2021



Dedicated Tony nominee Audra McDonald wanted more ‘Porgy and Bess’ after winning an Emmy

“I can’t believe this is happening!!” So said seven-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, probably even walking a mile in her heels. The 44-year-old singer-actress’ show – The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess – was

Top tips for getting more caffeine into your life

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Celebrating the spring thaw - which is kicking off next week - is always a good idea Wednesday marks National Coffee Day - a day to thank us

An historic moment for the space agency

From the Desk of ANU Librarian Anne Lockhart My post from yesterday: Pfizer does anti-psychotic drugs for some terminal patients… CRAFTY FIGHTING AT FDA PANEL IN CHINA 18/03/21-PYONGYANG, PRINCETON. (Xinhua News Agency) – Frantic

Climate change is happening, and it’s not something that’s going to go away anytime soon

A lot of people enjoy nature. And one of the most popular escapes in California — the California coast — may not be the same in 100 years due to climate change. Experts report

How Anita Hill’s memoir inspired her to campaign against racism

Long after the bruising sexual harassment hearings which took place 30 years ago, Anita Hill is still as passionate as ever about women’s rights. Her latest book, Fire and Ashes: Sexual Violence, Family and

The Tonys, ‘Hands on a Hardbody’ and “Miss Saigon”

Playbill just announced that Tonys will be awarded this year to "Summer: The Donna Summer Musical" (an astonishing twist, in my book!) and "Hands on a Hardbody" (yes, this film got a stage adaptation).

New Orleans oyster farms at stake after flood

Tide reaching into oyster beds threatens coast as toxic sludge from flood is smeared on their floors The oyster groves at Fort Jackson were set up before the American Civil War, but today, inland

‘Cheesy’ Pizza: Which? launches inquiry into Tesco ‘misleading’ pizzas

Image copyright Nick Clarke Image caption The dish on sale in Nestlé warehouses is higher in fat and salt than that on sale in the shops Consumer group Which? has launched a probe into

Three Reasons Why It’s Hard to Resist Signing Up for a Credit Card

Photo What looks like efficient, dutiful discipline, seems even more haphazard. That’s what an impulsive Visa survey found when it asked people: “In the last five years, have you thought about using your Visa

A ticket from W Wireless Festival was bought but lost again!

Updated: 16 May. Aged 15, I got my ticket to see Djam play the W Wireless Festival at a park in Bristol on 1 June 2017, but was turned away as Ticketmaster simply had

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