George W Bush was once president of controversial Delta Kappa Epsilon
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Tuesday 08 October 2013
Mysterious prankster taunts Ivy League campus with pictures of dirtied laundry
Saturday 31 August 2013
Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer, first published in Paris in 1934 but banned in the United States until the Sixties, is a fictionalised, sexually explicit account of Miller's experiences as an expatriate in France.
Monday 05 August 2013
Elite US college Yale allows six students guilty of “non-consensual sex” to continue studying
Thursday 11 July 2013
Edmund Morgan, who died on 8 July aged 97, was a leading scholar of the US colonial era who helped reinvigorate the reputations of the founding fathers, probed the country's racial and religious origins and, in his 80s, wrote a bestselling biography of Benjamin Franklin.
Sunday 09 June 2013
Over the past 25 years, Abelardo Morell has earned international praise for his images that use the language of photography to explore visual surprise and wonder.
Monday 13 May 2013
America’s most famous convict, OJ Simpson, appeared in a Las Vegas courtroom on Monday to plead for a new trial in the 2007 armed robbery case for which he was sentenced to 33 years in prison.
Thursday 24 January 2013
Researchers claim to have found a link between cuteness and aggression
Sunday 13 January 2013
Lack of opportunity, cash and ambition stops our students learning abroad
Monday 07 January 2013
Moons like the one depicted in the film Avatar may be among the most common places to find alien life, scientists believe.
Tuesday 11 December 2012
It's seen as a sign of respect awarded by scientists around the world searching for new species of plant and animal life. Now Barack Obama has the honour of having not one, but three species named after him.
Thursday 26 July 2012
For over 40 years Barton Biggs was the most innovative and successful investment manager on Wall Street, He was also the first "global investment strategist", and one of the first to invest in "emerging economies". In his seventies, however, he became an extreme pessimist, foreseeing the possibility of the collapse of civilisation.
Monday 12 March 2012
Britain in 1940. Europe is torn apart by war, but America is not persuaded that it should join the fight against the Nazis.
Friday 09 March 2012
"The Hollywood sign may be unique among American icons," writes Leo Braudy at the start of this dazzlingly enjoyable exposition. "Its essence is almost entirely abstract."
Friday 23 December 2011
It may sound sacrilegious, as Kauto Star seeks another piece of Turf history at Kempton on Boxing Day, but something equally momentous might conceivably get under way 15 minutes earlier – in a £3,500 race at Wolverhampton. Few will be paying the slightest attention to Harvard N Yale, not least with the holiday programme over jumps apparently secured by a mild weather forecast. Unlikely as it seems, however, this young colt will be taking the first tentative steps towards a summit never yet scaled from this side of the Atlantic.
Tuesday 20 December 2011
A university professor is claiming that he lost his job after he gave James Franco an embarrassing 'D' grade in a course he was teaching on account of the knock-'em-dead actor and perennial student showing up for only two out of the 14 lectures he was expected at.
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
- 1 End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
- 2 This restaurant has misunderstood the concept of 'cheese and biscuits'
- 3 Raif Badawi, the Saudi Arabian blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes, may now face death penalty
- 4 Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'
- 5 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet