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Pacific's Tiny Pitcairn Island Legalises Same-Sex Marriage

Pacific's Tiny Pitcairn Island Legalises Same-Sex Marriage

Tiny Pitcairn Island, a one-time hideout for the infamous HMS Bounty mutineers with a population of just 50, has legalised same-sex marriage to help bring the remote community into the modern age. The change to the law was made last month but only just ... NDTV, 2 months ago
3 July 1767: Pitcairn Island is discovered Money Week, 2 months ago
Forces TV

Scrap Merchants Plunder Celebrated Second World War Battleships

llegal salvage operators are targeting the wrecks of battleship HMS Prince of Wales and battlecruiser HMS Repulse, the final resting places of more than 830 Royal Navy sailors. The ships lie just a few miles off the coast of Malaysia, in up to ...
 Forces TV5 days ago

Norfolk Island's fascinating legacy

We were looking down a deep, dark well into which an unmarried teenager threw her newborn baby for fear of admitting to her parents her illicit affair. Just the sort of gruesome thing my two daughters revel in, thanks to a diet of Spooksville and ... days ago
Broadway World

Oceans, Dinosaurs and More Set for National Geographic's 2015-16 Speaker Series at NYU Skirball

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to partner with National Geographic for a second season of adventure and exploration beginning October 2015 with a four-part speaker series featuring leading photographers, filmmakers, ...
 Broadway World5 days ago
Epoch Times

Real-Life Lord of the Flies': The Strange, Violent History of Pitcairn Island

The universe is full of mysteries that challenge our current knowledge. In "Beyond Science" Epoch Times collects stories about these strange phenomena to stimulate the imagination and open up previously undreamed of possibilities. Are they true? You ...
 Epoch Times1 week ago
Sydney Morning Herald

Daydreams and islands in the sun in Kevin McCloud's new TV show Escape to the Wild

Quitting the rat race and living on a desert island somewhere in the Pacific has been the stuff of daydreams ever since some of HMS Bounty's crew mutinied against sailing home to cold, old England in 1789. So not for nothing did the English ...
 Sydney Morning Herald3 weeks ago

100 years of law at the movies

Features Posted Aug 01, 2015 05:40 am CDT Illustration by Stephen Webster and Brenan Sharp; This year marks the 100th anniversary of the ABA Journal , so weve been exploring the legal and cultural history of the past century. For our ...
 ABA Journal1 month ago

Get involved in Local Government Week 2015

The Mayor of Hawkesbury, Kim Ford is encouraging local residents to get involved in this great community event. 'There are lots of free events and activities planned throughout Local Government Week in the Hawkesbury. I encourage residents to make ...
 Noodls1 month ago

Stowaways Complicated, Messy, Expensive and Possibly Dangerous

Photo (c) Shutterstock/ Iablonskyi Mykola By Rick Spilman, Old Salt Blog Recently, the New York Times published Stowaways and Crimes Aboard Aboard a Scofflaw Ship , the first of a four part series, by Ian Urbina. At the core of the article, ...
 GCaptain1 month ago
New Zealand Herald

Tahiti: Glide time

' Why work?" asked Paul Gauguin. "The gods are there to lavish upon the faithful the good gifts of nature." I can't claim to be among the gods' faithful, but I like the sentiment and, having recently escaped from Auckland's winter to swim in the ...
 New Zealand Herald1 month ago
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