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Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Five Things of Selection

  1. A prominent Philippine businessman has resigned from a prestigious academic post after he was found to have made a speech plagiarising well-known figures.
  2. The first TV advert to tackle the issue of suicide is to be aired during commercial breaks in Scotland.
  3. The residents of Pompeii who died in a volcanic eruption in AD79 have been put on display in Italy showing them in the last moments of life.
  4. Bells have been cast at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in east London for more than 400 years.
  5. The ox wagon is a symbol of South Africa's white settlers and how they trekked inland from the Cape to found the old Boer republics which were swept away in the Boer War.

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