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BREMERHAVEN, Germany, July 9 (UPI) -- The longest and fastest flowing glacier in the Antarctic has spawned a huge iceberg eight times the size of Manhattan Island, German researchers say.

First under-ice Antarctica eruption noted

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Clowns laugh despite troubled times

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Antarctic glaciers retreating

CAMBRIDGE, England, April 21 (UPI) -- The first comprehensive study of glaciers on the Antarctic Peninsula shows widespread glacier retreat and suggests climate change is the cause.

Millionaire fails 'Gere' spree test

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David Vaughan (1944 - 2003) , He was born on the 8th May 1944 in Manchester, Lancashire, England. He went on to be a psychedelic artist who did work for the Beatles in the early 1960s, as well as work for Expo 67, Lord John in Carnaby Street, David Bailey (photographer) used his work for a series of posters. He was also in charge of London's Roundhouse he booked Jimi Hendrix for his first British gig for the grand sum of £50.

Vaughan was the son of two factory workers, he studied art in Ashton-under-Lyne and Bradford before moving to London. While he was working from a cradle on a giant mural a rope let go, he was unhurt but badly shaken, his friends gave him some LSD to "calm him down" which in fact flipped his mind. He then spent three years as a down and out before getting his life back on track with a new wife, to whom he was married to for over 30 years. He is father of the actress Sadie Frost.

David died on the 4th December 2003 whilst awaiting a liver transplant.

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