The five most important things about Beatrix Potter

The five most important things about Beatrix Potter

Illustration by Pete Stewart Drawing upon her own eclectic travels as well as her knowledge of folklore, Beatrix Potter hailed from a family of academics (her great-grandfather, L.J. Potter, was a parliamentarian). Initially, the…

Toshiba to split off chip unit and sell to private company

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Toshiba to split off chip unit and sell to private company

Electronics giant plans to sell off chips business to go private as part of post-Lehman restructuring Toshiba has announced plans to split off its powerful chip business into three separate companies and a sale…

Watch Christie's New Jersey growth

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Watch Christie’s New Jersey growth

Chris Christie, the former New Jersey governor, rejected speculation about his future on the TV show, Watch What Happens Live, hosted by Andy Cohen. The show, which airs after Sunday’s episode of Late Night…

Penis Worms were first skua in Australia, paper claims

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Penis Worms were first skua in Australia, paper claims

The strange cryptid, ‘Penis Worms’, may have been the first indigenous skua in Australia Penis Worms were the first skua in Australia according to a paper in the latest issue of Australasian Pestology. They…

Elon Musk is pitching Bernie Sanders for President

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Elon Musk is pitching Bernie Sanders for President

Written by Staff Writer Bloomberg Elon Musk’s eccentricities keep on coming. This time, the Tesla and SpaceX founder is sticking up for ex-presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Sanders, a self-proclaimed socialist who never declared a…