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Ferguson, darkroom tricks, and butter in your coffee.

LOOKING FOR SOME articles and videos to help break up the afternoon, but only have 10 minutes to spare?

Try these nuggets for size – all take 10 minutes or less to enjoy.

1. Darkroom tricks

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Meet the man who dodges and burns his way to making Magnum’s iconic photos look amazing. [Peta Pixel - 5 mins]

2. Best friends

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Meet a baby human and baby sloth who are best friends. [Buzzfeed - 3 mins]

3. Surviving abuse

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Mark Vincent Healy writes about Ireland’s apology to child sexual abuse survivors, and who without meaningful action, such apologies are “just words”.

[ Voices - mins]

4. Ferguson evidence

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Here’s all the evidence presented to the grand jury who chose not to indict Officer Darren Wilson over the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown. [New York Times - 10+ mins]

5. Butter in your coffee

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Is it good for you? Does it taste good? Read what this human guinea pig has to say. [The Guardian - 5 mins]

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