[00:02]By 1919 the estate covered 10,000 acres and was ahead
[00:07]of its time, self-sufficient in electric power, with its own
[00:11]transport depot, a dairy with a sophisticated bacterial
[00:15]laboratory, steam wagons and a pumping station.
[00:23]Eileen Diss's design… creates… piles of yellowing
[00:27]newspapers, a bucket dangling from the ceiling to catch
[00:31]drips from a rotting roof, and, near an unconnected gas
[00:36]stove, a brightly coloured statue of the Buddha.
[00:58]In the course of talking to police about an unrelated
[01:01]burglary, a Texas teen revealed that he and two friends
[01:05]had robbed a grave, used a garden tool to break off the
[01:09]skull of its occupant, made the skull into a bong and
[01:13]smoked marijuana out of it.
[00:43]They were, by far, the largest and most distant objects
[00:47]that scientists had ever detected: a strip of enormous
[00:51]cosmic clouds some 15 billion light-years from earth.
[01:19]For a long period of time and in many parts of the
[01:21]country, a traveler was a welcome break in an otherwise
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