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Wednesday, 4-Jun-2014 07:33 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Germany's Striker Dilemma And How To Solve It For The World Cup

Suffice it to say, this year is resource a major deviation from the norm. Germany are producing a high (visit) number of versatile attacking midfielders but very few out-and-out strikers. It is a shift that is symbolic both of the type of talents being produced and the team's tactical evolution. But it is also one that carries with it a number of concerns. Klose's age has slowed him down significantly, and there have been signs in the last couple of years that he may not be a reliable 90-minute player news anymore. Matthias Schrader/Associated Press With the harsh climate in Brazil and the difficulty of Germany's group, there are worries over whether Klose would be the right player to start. And if Klose can't start, or if Low plans on having him be an option off the bench, the question then becomes: Who starts up front? There are five realistic options: Thomas Muller, Mario Gotze, Andre Schurrle, Marco Reus and Kevin Volland. <br>More:

Friday, 30-May-2014 10:56 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Hollywood Behaving Badly: The Outrageous Films Of The Early-talk

Not all the sex slant was so serious. The German director Ernst Lubitsch constantly flirted with the transgressive in for instance the still-unsettling menage a trois of Design for Living (1933). Musicals could also raise an erotic frisson like the delightful girls-on-the-make entertainment Gold Diggers of 1933 by Mervyn LeRoy and Busby Berkeley, with songs such as Pettin in the Park (Come on, maybe this is wrong, / But, gee, what of it? / We just love it.) This was also a remarkable period for site internet horror the BFI arent showing the familiar original 1931 Frankenstein and Dracula, nor the still-shocking Freaks (1932), nor the deliriously perverse Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932); but they are offering us Edward Sutherlands hard-to-see, said-to-be stunningly grisly Murders in the Zoo (1933) and Erle C. Kentons magnificently disturbing version of H.G. Wellss The Island of Doctor Moreau, Island of Lost Souls (1932) for Paramount, with Charles Laughton giving what might be his best-ever performance, whip-cracking, tea-sipping, silkily threatening and quite mad, as Moreau. Moreau turns animals into quasi-humans united states by somehow surgically accelerating evolution in the House of Pain. He has created one woman, Lota, from a panther, and gloatingly wants to see Will she be attracted? by the handsome hero Parker (Richard Arlen). <br>Full story:

Friday, 30-May-2014 10:26 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Turning Your Dog Into Your Workout Partner | dr. Karen Becker

Substitute an uphill hike or climb for your usual power walk. Your dog will also benefit physically and mentally from playtime, so get creative and find ways to play with your pet that also provide you with exercise. If she likes running off leash at the dog park, run along with her. If she loves retrieving a ball, throw download it and race her for it. Done correctly, working out with your canine partner can give you all the aerobic exercise you both need to stay well conditioned. You may still need to hit the gym for strength training, but now you can leave the house with a clear conscience, knowing your fuzzy companion isn't being shortchanged in the exercise department. Dr. <br>Full story:

Monday, 26-May-2014 05:23 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Australia's Pollution U-turn Causes Concern |

Yet China and India official website have signalled their reluctance to join without broad participation from richer industrial nations, including Australia. "It feels like a 180-degree turn for Australia," said Jake Schmidt, director of international climate policy at the New York-based Natural Resources Defence Council. "That's the hardest thing for the international community to take." Closer to home, environmentalists worry that the new government's stance will set back years of effort to rein in pollution. "The fundamental challenge confronting the government is that in the absence of a credible policy, national emissions are projected to grow by 30 per cent by 2030," said John Connor, chief executive officer of The Climate Institute in Sydney. "There is great site a likelihood of Australia becoming a climate policy wasteland." The Australian government sees things differently. Yes, it wants to do away with world's highest priced carbon permits, which allow companies to emit greenhouse gases. The A$24.15-a- ton (NZ$22.28) fee is levied on more than 300 companies from Chevron Corp to Rio Tinto Group and is almost four times the charge for allowances in Europe. Yet Prime Minister Tony Abbott, fulfilling a campaign promise, has vowed to replace the levy with an alternative that he says would still effectively reduce emissions. His plan, though, is under attack by Clive Palmer, the mining magnate turned politician who controls three critical seats in Australia's Senate. <br>More:

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Belgium, Allies Try To Halt Flow Of Islamist Fighters To Syria -

View photo French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, Belgian Interior Minister Joelle Milquet and EU counter-terrorism coordinator Gilles de Kerchove give a press conference on May 8, 2014 in Brussels (AFP Photo/Georges Gobet) Brussels (AFP) - Several European countries met Thursday with officials from the United States, Turkey, Morocco, Jordan and Tunisia to discuss how to stop young Islamist fighters joining rebels in Syria. The fear is that the young fighters become even more radicalised and return home with extensive military experience which can be put to more information terrorist ends, Belgian Interior Minister Joelle Milquet said. "It is not just a national problem, it is international, with many countries affected," Milquet said, highlighting the presence of Al-Qaeda-linked groups in Syria. Milquet said there were no single headline-making measures to solve a problem which required slow but steady work out of the limelight. "If we stop their departure, then we will not have the problem of returning (fighters)," her French counterpart Bernard Cazeneuve said, stressing the need for preventative measures. The two ministers said it was essential to work together and share information so as to break up recruitment and funding networks channelling Islamic fighters into Syria. Both welcomed the presence of Turkey and Jordan at the talks as they serve as transfer points for getting into Syria and along clicking here with Morocco and Tunisia also suffer from the problem of returning radicalised youths. <br>More:

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