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Public Address 18/08/08 - A sleepless weekend

Public Address 18/08/08 - A long and sleepless weekend

Long Weekend | Aug 17, 2008 22:11
Hadyn Green plays the game
It has been a long and sleepless weekend. A weekend of tremendous feats, where black became gold and inspiration was only a gnat's whisker away. The kiwis have dug deep and showed the entire world that we are indeed a sleeping giant. They come from a small town and the...
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Primary School for Beginners | Aug 17, 2008 22:06
David Haywood has no fixed abode
In early summer, just before the cicadas had started singing, our kindergarten teacher formed us into a crocodile, and we marched over the hill to Mount Atkinson Primary School*. I hadn't previously heard of crocodile formation, and I remember being disappointed that it didn't involve actual man-eating reptiles. There...
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180 Seconds: The Super-Dense Mass of Stupid
Posted at 10:25AM on 18 Aug 08
Craig Ranapia ponders the media Olympics and looks forward to the debut of the Large Hadron Collider.
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