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Is Sugar Toxic?, Eagle Eye

Is Sugar Toxic?

A question asked by the New York Times. Number 589 in the series. Along with number 590:
Is Sitting a Lethal Activity?
At a time when, as Peter Lattman pointed out (via Alex Massie), the top four most emailed NYT headlines were all questions.
And one of the articles begins with the words “Dr Levine’s magic underwear”.

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 18 April 2011 at 4:05 pm

Wushu: trailer, Film

Wushu: trailer

Ten years ago, five students joined a martial arts school and learned the disciplines of Wushu and the bonds of friendship. Today, both will be put to the test after they and a former student stumble into a child kidnapping ring.

By | Film | Monday, 18 April 2011 at 3:55 pm

Trailer: Abel, Film

Trailer: Abel

Abel is a nine-year-old boy whose confounding behaviour and refusal to speak has landed him in a mental health facility near his home.

By | Film | Monday, 18 April 2011 at 3:52 pm

Italy striker Giuseppe Rossi discusses all things American, Sport

Italy striker Giuseppe Rossi discusses all things American

ESPN America’s Michael Kim speaks with Villareal’s American-born striker Giuseppe Rossi about the NBA, MLB and reality TV.

By | Sport | Monday, 18 April 2011 at 2:17 pm

Reflections from the march on New Scotland Yard, Notebook

Reflections from the march on New Scotland Yard

There are huge positives to take from the Smiley Culture demonstration on Saturday. An under-represented section of society took to the streets to demand freedom, justice and an end to police brutality. Two and a half thousand people, over-whelming Afro-Carribbean, of all ages, marched with pride, determination and joy in their hearts. No arrests were made; the people were organised, united and refusing to be silent.

By | Notebook | Monday, 18 April 2011 at 1:49 pm

iBet: QPR are slow starters, Sport

iBet: QPR are slow starters

QPR v Derby, Championship, tonight 7.45pm

First goal odds, Lay a goal in the first ten minutes at 5-1 with Betfair
There have been early goals in the last two QPR games but I’m prepared to bet that there won’t be tonight. Prior to Taarabt’s first minute strike against Barnsley and Hulse’s seventh minute goal against Scunthorpe, [...]

By | Sport | Monday, 18 April 2011 at 1:22 pm

Really interesting point about AV, Eagle Eye

Really interesting point about AV

I give up, when such a talented and intelligent a statesman as John Reid is reduced to spouting rubbish about electoral reform (“above all AV is not British”) just because he is on the same platform as the Prime Minister doing the same.
The column I wrote in November pronouncing the death of the Alternative Vote [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 18 April 2011 at 1:17 pm

Premier League review: Protests about Kuyt’s leveler can’t mask Arsenal’s great flaw, Sport

Premier League review: Protests about Kuyt’s leveler can’t mask Arsenal’s great flaw

Forget Arsene Wenger’s immature touch-line tantrum.
Liverpool’s late, late equaliser cannot mask the profound flaw of Arsenal’s side. A consistent, muscular, no-nonsense force in central defence is so desperately needed in red and white colours. Only after splashing some cash on a back-line marshal will the North Londoners be able to play with substance as well [...]

By | Sport | Monday, 18 April 2011 at 1:12 pm

Kawasaki Z750R 2011 Review, Notebook

Kawasaki Z750R 2011 Review

Luke Wilkins tests out the latest mid range naked sports bike from Kawasaki, but does it live up the R badge stuck on its tank?

By | Notebook | Monday, 18 April 2011 at 12:02 pm

Ear To The Ground: English Frank, Music

Ear To The Ground: English Frank

Introducing English Frank, a UK rapper who currently has the online world eating out of the palm of his hand due to impressive wordplay and complex delivery. After accumulating hundreds of thousands of YouTube views in just a few months, does this south Londoner really have what it takes to last in today’s UK music scene? Joseph ‘JP’ Patterson finds out…

By | Music, Notebook | Monday, 18 April 2011 at 10:21 am

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