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Parents-of-nine on £38,000 benefits book a holiday to Spain | UK | News | Daily Express

Parents-of-nine on £38,000 benefits book a holiday to Spain | UK | News | Daily Express | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it
A SHAMELESS mother of nine who claims £38,000 a year in benefits has booked a two-week holiday in Spain for her entire family.
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I'm sure the parents will be encouraging the children to learn Spanish!

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60's Music Quiz | 4 in a Row | QuizFortune

60's Music Quiz | 4 in a Row | QuizFortune | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it
QuizFortune's 60's Music Quiz. Put your knowledge of the swingin' sixties to the test with QuizFortune's fun 60's Music Quiz. Play now for free!
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You can't beat a good 60s quiz...

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San Francisco - Scott McKenzie

"San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)" is a song, written by John Phillips of The Mamas & the Papas, and sung by Scott McKenzie. It was writt...
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I love this song...

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Ukrainian port eyed as analysts seek Syria’s arms source

Ukrainian port eyed as analysts seek Syria’s arms source | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it
As civil war rages, traffic picks up between Syria and a little-known Ukrainian port linked to arms trade.
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This is cropping up in a few places..

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Boy George: Fame was mental - Celebrity Balla

Boy George: Fame was mental - Celebrity Balla | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it

The 52-year-old pop star - who shot to stardom as a member of Culture Club in the 1980s - struggled with his hectic schedule and the pitfalls that can accompany a showbiz lifestyle and he feels more control of his life now he has kicked drugs and booze.
Read more at http://www.celebrityballa.com/2013/09/107781/boy-george-fame-was-mental#2EcCdT4lULiLm84u.99 ;


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Does it really take til 52 to see the light and hurt so many people on the way?  Also is this just another publicity article because we have heard it all before...

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Care homes fight ageism with football, rock'n'roll and sex - The Guardian

Care homes fight ageism with football, rock'n'roll and sex - The Guardian | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it
The Guardian Care homes fight ageism with football, rock'n'roll and sex The Guardian Former care minister Paul Burstow recently launched a Commission on Residential Care, which aims to design a new care home model suitable for the rock and roll...
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There have been some truly great initiatives. Incidentally, are the Zimmers still going? There was a rumour they were getting into heavy metal and ready for an appearance on 'You've been framed!'  Keep up the good work!

 

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Rock N' Roll Diary: August 27 - 100.7 WZLX Classic Rock

Rock N' Roll Diary: August 27 - 100.7 WZLX Classic Rock | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it
Rock N' Roll Diary: August 27
100.7 WZLX Classic Rock
1967: There was tragedy in the Beatles camp when the band's manager and mentor Brian Epstein died of an apparent accidental drug overdose in his London apartment.
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It can be argued that Brian Epstein was very undervalued for the part he played in the success of the Beatl and many others. He set the global stage. The counter argument is that he took away their rough edge which got them liked in the first place. Whatever your thoughts he was a pivotal figure in the Merseybeat story.

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Chuck Berry - You Can't Catch Me (Rock Rock Rock 1956)

PLEASE NOTE: I divided my uploads between multiple channels, Bookmark this link in your browser for instant access to an index with links to all of John1948'... (RT @ajcbraves: Good morning. Enjoy St.
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He was and is very special

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Simon Cowell ready to 'be a proper dad' - Celebrity Balla

Simon Cowell ready to 'be a proper dad' - Celebrity Balla | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it

The 36-year-old socialite - who recently settled her divorce with Andrew Silverman - is pregnant with the media mogul's child and it is said the couple want to give their unborn baby a "proper" upbringing.
Read more at http://www.celebrityballa.com/2013/08/106636/simon-cowell-ready-be-proper-dad#ipVGAZy6bZ1bTRDs.99 ;


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Is this really newsworthy?

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PUBLIC FRACKING MEETING - HAVANT | Facebook

PUBLIC FRACKING MEETING - HAVANT | Facebook | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it
#Havant 7pm Thurs 29/8 #Fracking public meeting http://t.co/mXsDqXqOfy Maybe useful for #Chichester folk given plans to frack at #Fernhurst
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anybody, anywhere marching for permission to frack?

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Ask the Bird Folks: Be wary of the Australian cassowary

Ask the Bird Folks: Be wary of the Australian cassowary | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it
Dear Bird Folks, I was reading a list of the world’s most dangerous creatures, which included crocodiles, sharks and snakes, but I was surprised to see an Australian bird called a “cassowary” on the list.

Via Dale Wagner
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I don't think we need to worry too much here..

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Study seeks secrets of 'super agers': Old folk with 'young' brains - CTV News

Study seeks secrets of 'super agers': Old folk with 'young' brains - CTV News | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it
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Study seeks secrets of 'super agers': Old folk with 'young' brains
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CHICAGO -- They're called "super agers" -- men and women who are in their 80s and 90s, but with brains and memories that seem far younger.
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..this deserves further investigation..

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The Sixties - the Exhibition - York

The Sixties - the Exhibition - York | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it

From hippies and hairstyles to football and fashion, The Sixties explores a fascinating decade of change.

Clothes, records, music, books, toys, food packaging and electrical goods bring the period back to life, both for those who remember it and for those who weren’t even born!

Experience the 60s for yourself by visiting York Castle Museum and exploring our themes of the era…..

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We'll have a peep

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80's Music Quiz | 4 in a Row | QuizFortune

80's Music Quiz | 4 in a Row | QuizFortune | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it
How well do your know your 80's music? Challenge your knowledge of the electric eighties in QuizFortune's 80's Music Quiz. Play now!
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Good game...

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The Sixties (Part 1)

This is the first half of a whole review of the exciting, revolutionary, turbulent era which was the sixties.
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This looks good..

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Celebrities Who Blew It

Celebrities Who Blew It | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it
Celebrities who thew away promising careers because they couldn't control bad behavior. (Celebs who blew it with their bad behavior. SMH.
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.....I wonder who's on the list...

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Don’t cull me now: celebrities fight for badgers

Don’t cull me now: celebrities fight for badgers | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it
Meat Loaf, actress Judi Dench and Brian May have joined forces in an unusual alliance in the U.K. to protest against a pilot scheme to cull badgers.
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I'm not the only one who thinks this is very unfair on the badgers....

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Why We Really Obsess Over Celebrities - Glamour

Why We Really Obsess Over Celebrities - Glamour | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it
Why We Really Obsess Over Celebrities
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Something weird has happened to me over the last few years: I no longer obsess over celebrities.
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It seems like you've realised you've been growing up!

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Dear Jamie Oliver, poverty isn't picturesque by the Mediterranean either

Dear Jamie Oliver, poverty isn't picturesque by the Mediterranean either | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it
The TV chef's remarks that "You go to Italy or Spain and they eat well on not much money" reveals a startling ignorance about what life is really like in Italy or Spain for those without much money.
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He probably would have been thinking of what he had seen in tourist areas. I doubt if he really meant to offend.  He did say, "Chefs in Spain are far more revered by the general public than here in the UK. They are seen as figures of great cultural importance and their co-operation with both charities and organisations promoting healthy eating is well known. ..........

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Cheryl Cole tattoo: The celebrities to get inked with regrettable artwork - Mirror.co.uk

Cheryl Cole tattoo: The celebrities to get inked with regrettable artwork - Mirror.co.uk | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it
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Cheryl Cole tattoo: The celebrities to get inked with regrettable artwork
Mirror.co.uk
Cheryl Cole has defended her giant tattoo of a rose, saying it was “art” and comparing her “form of expression” to music, dance and painting.
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Is this really newsworthy?

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#COOKING - Julia Child Was Wrong: Don't Wash Your Raw Chicken, Folks

#COOKING - Julia Child Was Wrong: Don't Wash Your Raw Chicken, Folks | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it

"That's because washing increases the chances that you'll spread the foodborne pathogens that are almost certainly on your bird all over the rest of your kitchen too, food safety experts say. We're talking nasty stuff like salmonella and Campylobacter, which together are estimated to cause nearly 1.9 million cases of foodborne illness in the U.S. each year." http://n.pr/14Tm0N2


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I'll go with no washing...

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The New Media Moguls's comment, August 26, 2013 6:43 PM
My eyes were opened. In the Food Industry, it's standard practice to wash all poultry before preparation.
Alison Edgell-Carpenter's curator insight, September 2, 2013 1:12 PM

I don't care what they say, I am so still going to wash my chicken!

 

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The Sexual Revolution Started in the Late Fifties in Paris with Two Movies and ... - Huffington Post

The Sexual Revolution Started in the Late Fifties in Paris with Two Movies and ... - Huffington Post | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it
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The Sexual Revolution Started in the Late Fifties in Paris with Two Movies and ...
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It's easy to overlook the importance of the 50s..

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12 Celebrities Still Going Strong In Their 80s - Huffington Post

12 Celebrities Still Going Strong In Their 80s - Huffington Post | 50s-80s  Pop Music | Scoop.it
12 Celebrities Still Going Strong In Their 80s
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Proving that 80 is young in today's world, at least a dozen famous celebrities have continued to accomplish great things well into their eighth decade of life.
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never say never....

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