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The British Once Considered Moving the Entire Population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland

(LONDON) — A bizarre plan to relocate the entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland was considered an option in the uncertain years before Britain handed back the former British colony to Chinese rule, formerly classified government files showed. 269 more words

English Loss Sets Up Japan-U.S.A. World Cup Soccer Final

(EDMONTON, Alberta) — Laura Bassett scored into her own net during second-half stoppage time, giving Japan a 2-1 victory over England in a Women’s World Cup semifinal. 646 more words

Lancashire Rejects Fracking Deal*

Lancashire Rejects Fracking Deal*

By Adam Vaughan

Lancashire county council has rejected a planning application by shale gas explorer Cuadrilla to frack in the county, in a major blow to what would have been the U.K.’s biggest round of fracking so far. 1,083 more words

Global Governance


Just seems like a Sex Pistols kind of morning here at Quantum Multiverse.


"You Cannot Be Serious!"

Has it really been 34 years since this match between John McEnroe and Tom Gullickson?  Even at 8-years-old, he was the badass American with his flyaway hair who took on the Establishment.   89 more words


Britain - Travel trinkets and Memories #5

Challenge Outline

Being a big fan of several Photo Challenges, I am going to try and host one myself. I am not sure how long it will last but would love it if you could take part!   229 more words


A Morning at the Farmers' Market in Madison, Wisconsin

When the Boffin and I took the road trip to pick up the Sprog we decided to make it an overnight getaway.  Madison, Wisconsin is one of our favorite places to take jaunt. 912 more words