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01. This Standoff Has Gone On Long Enough

“We all knew it would end like this: you, the undercover cop, pointing your gun at him, the desperate criminal, pointing his gun at me, the guy who can’t remember whose side he’s on, pointing my gun at you.” (McSweeney’s).

02. Mt Washington And Pairpoint Glass: Corning Museum Of Glass Celebrates 60 Years

“Corning, N.Y.: History has long been made in this small city nestled amid the mountain ranges that run through the midwestern portion of this state. From the humble beginning of one of America’s most important glass factories, the Steuben Glass Works in 1903, to the foundation of the Corning Museum of Glass in 1951 and to the recently developed Corning Incorporated product that is fitted to the finest flat-screen televisions on the market today — affectionately known as Gorilla Glass® — Corning, the city, museum and the company, has always been synonymous with the world’s most exquisite glass.” (Bee).

03. Nepal to re-measure Mount Everest to end China row

“Nepal has ordered a new survey of Mount Everest to end the “confusion” over the exact height of the world’s tallest mountain, a government spokesman has said.” (BBC).

04. George Harrison Documentary Produced by Martin Scorsese to Get October Debut on HBO (Above)

“A new George Harrison documentary featuring home movies, interviews and never before seen material will make its debut in October on HBO, the cable channel said. Produced by Oscar-winner Martin Scorsese and Harrison’s widow Olivia, “George Harrison: Living in the Material World”, traces the life of the late Beatle from his musical beginnings in Liverpool to his fame with the Fab Four in the 1960s as well as his work as a philanthropist and filmmaker.” (ArtDaily).

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