Two seconds. That's when Internet users start ditching online videos if they're not loading properly, according to a new study from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Akamai Technologies.
Ayen Kuol is a woman with a mission: to get men into the kitchen. Kuol, a Sudanese woman, was working as a health worker in Australia, visiting newly-arrived refugees, when she came across single men going hungry because they had no idea how to prepare simple meals.
Susie Kalimnios has traveled thousands of miles for two spectacular minutes. The mother of three from Montauk, New York, is in Australia for what she's hoping will be "the experience of a lifetime." She has made a pilgrimage to Australia's remote Far North Queensland region to witness a total solar eclipse.
I took a long stroll through the cavernous Egyptian Museum, just off Tahrir Square, this month. It was the first time I went though the museum without breathless Egyptologists yanking me around, impatient children or a looming deadline.
When George Entwistle was appointed director-general of the BBC, I sent him a short message: "Congratulations. Good Luck. And get yourself some decent suits." Despite my fairly regular run-ins with the BBC, culminating in the dispute that led to the Hutton Inquiry and the resignation of his predecessor-but-one, Greg Dyke, and the then chairman Gavyn Davies, I remain a supporter.