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Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

Ferguson, darkroom tricks, and butter in your coffee.

Butter and coffee
Butter and 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

Spanish Civil War Peters Pictures Robert Capa's photograph, 'Death of a Militiaman' Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

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

2. Best friends

London Zoo - Stock Source: Richard Gray/EMPICS Entertainment

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

3. Surviving abuse

Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaks to the medi Source: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

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

Ferguson Nationwide Protests Source: AP/Press Association Images

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

shutterstock_183998459 Butter and coffee Source: Shutterstock

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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