Thursday, 30 June 2011

Researchers develop paint-on solar cells (ABC)

Paint your house solar,
Liquid suspends tiny cells,
Save Earth and save dough.

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Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Singer Annie Lennox collects OBE for charity work (BBC)

Aid work recognised,
Lennox receives O.B.E.,
Sweet dreams made of this.

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Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Toe Wrestling Championships take place (Sky News)

Best feet put forward,
World's best toe wrestlers step up,
'Predatoe' claims win.

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Monday, 27 June 2011

Beyonce's epic climax to Glasto (The Sun)

Irreplaceable,
Beyonce's set runs the world,
Glastonbury in love.

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Sunday, 26 June 2011

Tomic stuns Soderling (SBS)

Game on Wimbledon,
Fifth seed upset in third round,
Last Aussie standing.


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Friday, 24 June 2011

Brain study confirms stress of life in the city (SMH)

City folk at risk,
Brain reactions to stress proved,
Country peace of mind.

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Thursday, 23 June 2011

Lost Penguin in New Zealand Has to Find Its Own Way Home (abc International)

Penguin makes wrong turn,
Nature left to take it's course,
Happy feet phone home.

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Wednesday, 22 June 2011

Chile volcano ash causes renewed air chaos in Australia (BBC)

Chile ash returns,
Cloud travels round world and back,
Flights halted again.

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Monday, 20 June 2011

Man who quit college in 1932 graduates — at 99 (Today)

An eight-decade wait,
A Great Depression drop-out,
A degree now earned.

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Sunday, 19 June 2011

Springsteen sax man Clemons dies (ABC)

Clemons suffers stroke,
Forty years in E Street Band,
R.I.P. 'Big Man'.

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Saturday, 18 June 2011

U2 confirmed as richest rockers (music-news.com)

With or without you,
Proud in the name of money,
U2 earn top spot.

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Friday, 17 June 2011

US vows to 'capture and kill' Ayman al-Zawahiri (BBC)

US hunt-to-kill,
Al-Quaeda leader announced,
War will continue.

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Thursday, 16 June 2011

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Natalie Portman welcomes a son with fiancé Benjamin Millepied (Daily Mail)

Portman gains new role,
The Swan Queen spawns cygnet Prince,
Vegan days are gone.

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Nepal declared free of mines five years after civil war (BBC)

Last minefield destroyed,
A milestone on road to peace,
Still long way to go.

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Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Palfrey sets ocean swim record (ABC)

In shark-filled waters,
Over forty hours swam,
New swim record set.

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Monday, 13 June 2011

Tyson, Tszyu inducted into Hall of Fame (ABC)

Boxing legends praised,
Great fights there for all to chew,
Mike the main event.


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Sunday, 12 June 2011

Grandmother gets eviction notice for gang activity (9news)

No gang bang Grandma,
Landlord wrongly points finger,
Nan could be forced out.


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Saturday, 11 June 2011

Friday, 10 June 2011

Citibank confirms hacking attack (BBC)

Another hacking,
Private details compromised,
As wars move on-line.

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Thursday, 9 June 2011

Kill a camel, claim a carbon credit (Herald Sun)

New Oz carbon plan,
Cull camels to cull methane,
Could mines be culled first?


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Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Titanic II sinks on maiden voyage (ABC)

No icebergs in sight,
Yet Titanic II still sinks,
Her heart will go on.


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Tuesday, 7 June 2011

US congressman admits crotch pics (SBS)

Weiner shares weiner,
Shows his balls with admission,
Still has funny name.


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Monday, 6 June 2011

French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer to win title (BBC)

Roger fed a serve,
Nadal claims sixth French Open,
His tenth grand-slam win
.

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Sunday, 5 June 2011

Saturday, 4 June 2011

Shania Twain gets Hollywood star (ABC)

From this moment on,
Shania always a star,

Surely now impressed.

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Friday, 3 June 2011

The Village People To Judge Bestival Fancy-Dress Competition (NME)

Fancy-dress Gurus
Hold lifetime of joy in hand
Judgement Day is nigh.

Spain furious at cucumber slurs (SBS)

Sick of the food fight,
Spain proves their vegetables good,
Still E-coli spreads.

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Thursday, 2 June 2011

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

East 17 Reunite!

In the house of love,
Original bad-boy band,
Stay another day!

Hobbit movie names are announced (BBC)

Frodo will return,
Two new Lord Of The Rings films,
Hobbit is the word.

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