From top sprinter to homeless in London what happened next to Jimmy Thoronka?

Three years ago, the Sierra Leone athlete was detected living in a ballpark. Then he moved in with the reporter who found him… I firstly gratified Jimmy Thoronka in a London park in March 2015. He had been homeless for…

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Tom Wolfe obituary: a great dandy, in elaborate dress and neon-lit prose

Journalist and generator who won a name as a magnificent satirist with the novel of the 1980 s, The Bonfire of the Vanities The writer Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Egotisms( 1987 ), some 30 times before that he…

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The secrets of resilience: what one womans extraordinary trauma and survival can teach us

Carmen Tarleton was so badly overpowered and burned by her ex-husband that she involved 38 the activities and a appearance transplant. Yet she found a direction back to pleasure. What facilitates her and others like her retain their indispensable confidence?…

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When stag nights go wrong

A stag night used to planned a few boozings down the bar. Now its a test of manlines fuelled by cheap airfares and alcohol. Sirin Kale hears about those who lost so much more than precisely a nighttimes memories Returning…

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When 26.2 miles just isn’t enough the phenomenal rise of the ultramarathon

They are an almost-impossible evaluation of the human body and flavor, hitherto the number of ultramarathons has increased 1,000% over the last decade. Adharanand Finn asks whats behind this rapid increase and whether hastening 100 miles or more is actually…

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I’ve decided to reclaim my life by using an old Nokia phone

Can a low-tech telephone oust a smartphone for less-essential exercises and experiences and peace of mind? My wife and I have two young children. On a good light, we’re lucky to get a couple of hours together. More often than…

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The unstoppable rise of veganism: how a fringe movement went mainstream

Health, climate change issues, animal welfare … whats driving more beings and symbols to hug a plant-based life-style? We probe, and, below, four vegans explain their choice Late on a Thursday afternoon in early March, simply off Brick Lane in…

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DIY doomsday food kits: how to eat well after the apocalypse

Costco is selling menu cartons to survivalists for $6,000. Heres what you need to realize your own for less Those keen to survive Armageddon will be pleased to note a bargain in Costco this week. The US retail giant is…

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John Malkovich: I am a constant source of embarrassment to myself

The actor on childishness, night-time strolling and message overload Born in Illinois, Steppenwolf Theatre Company and acquired an Obie for True West in 1983. The subsequent fiscal year he showed with Dustin Hoffman in the Broadway revival of Death Of…

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Woman behind ‘inclusion rider’ explains Frances McDormand’s Oscar speech

Professor responsible for concept spotlighted in McDormands acceptance speech tells the Guardian how it was able to increase diversity Many people watching the Oscars were left scratching their intelligences when Frances McDormand finished her lecture with the motto” I have…

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