Anyone with a passing interest in music or Hollywood cinema knows that John R Cash was born a white, country cotton-picker in 1930s America, and died revered by millions but an enigma to many of the few he loved.
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Wednesday 16 January 2013
A low-cost space dwelling that inflates like a balloon in orbit will be tested aboard the International Space Station. It may lead to Nasa leasing similar modules for its astronauts commercially.
Monday 07 January 2013
Can the answer to the obesity crisis be found in the cutlery drawer? The first intimation that it might came, of all places, from Sir Alan Sugar, who titled a chapter "The Tiny Fork Diet" in his 2011 book The Way I see It. It gathered pace thanks to a French book, published last year, called Dîne Avec Une Fourchette: the idea of both being that if you only eat food with a fork, and prepared with a fork, you forgo the fattening, slippery delights of yoghurt, ice cream, butter et al (see forkitdiet.com for a wider array of things that aren't allowed to tickle your tines).
Monday 07 January 2013
They're single, and ready to mingle.
Saturday 29 December 2012
A 77-year-old grandfather who has completed one of the world's toughest races a dozen times – the last time at the age of 75 – said yesterday he was an "ordinary fella" in shock at being appointed MBE.
Friday 28 December 2012
A video of two children on a sledge accidentally crashing into woman has been uploaded onto YouTube.
Sunday 16 December 2012
Researchers say a pair of fossils unearthed in the hills north of Las Vegas belonged to a sabre-toothed cat.
Tuesday 11 December 2012
Manny Pacquiao has said he will fight on despite pleas from his mother and wife to retire after his brutal defeat by Mexico's Juan Manuel Marquez.
Monday 10 December 2012
Rematch – and fifth fight – on the cards but hopes for Mayweather contest ended by brutal KO
Tuesday 04 December 2012
He leads by two wins, but many believe the true score is 3-0 to Marquez
Friday 23 November 2012
Senchenko should be a tricky opponent but victory tonight may earn Malignaggi rematch
Friday 16 November 2012
It's the city that never stands still, but Simon Calder finds that the bright lights remain as warm as ever
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- 3 Physicists discover 'clearest evidence yet' that the Universe is a hologram
- 4 Woman who miscarried in private prison 'made to clean up after herself,' court told
- 5 Fox News presenter tells viewers it is a 'fact' that both Jesus and Santa Claus are white