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—Mortimer Adler (b. 1902) American philosopher, educator, How to Read a Book

 

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'Electrical fault' caused Didcot fire 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:38:49 GMT 
    Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service says an electrical fault could be to blame for a massive blaze at Didcot B power station.


In pictures: Derry in 1969 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:36:19 GMT 
    Battle of the Bogside in 1969 by Gilles Caron


Lynda Bellingham: Career in pictures 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:12:36 GMT 
    Actress Lynda Bellingham's career on screen


Day in pictures: 20 October 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:03:45 GMT 
    24 hours of news images: 20 October


In pictures: Kashmir floods aftermath 
  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:33:55 GMT 
    Aftermath of worst flooding in Indian-administered Kashmir


Week in pictures: 11-17 October 2014 
  Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:11:33 GMT 
    News photos from around the world


From silver mine to wet plate 
  Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:27:47 GMT 
    From silver mine to wet plate in Peru


In pictures: Hong Kong protest art 
  Thu, 16 Oct 2014 22:58:29 GMT 
    Creativity on the streets of Hong Kong


In pictures: Urban photography competition winners 
  Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:03:15 GMT 
    Winners of Urban Photo of the Year competition


The man who magically made maths fun 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:08:32 GMT 
    Was this man the world's greatest puzzle master?


VIDEO: Bondi Beach surfers fight depression 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:07:27 GMT 
    How a Bondi Beach surf club is tackling depression


Oscar de la Renta: Life and work in pictures 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:42:03 GMT 
    The life and work of US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta


Hobbit find rewriting human history 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:32:06 GMT 
    Tiny species found a decade ago in Indonesia caused big rethink


Day in pictures: 21 October 
  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:38:53 GMT 
    A selection of news photos from around the world


Ebola crisis: How Nigeria's Dr Adadevoh fought the virus 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:01:45 GMT 
    How one doctor saved Nigeria from a catastrophe
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