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Why we are all still here

Thanks to NASA for clearing up this “mystery”…! See also some truly nutty comments on the Guardian page where the above-linked video was embedded: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/us-news-blog/2012/dec/13/nasa-end-of-the-world-december-21 For more commentary from NASA see: http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/2012.html


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Please help save the Internet

This just in from Avaaz (i.e. yesterday) – action required immediately (i.e. today): ————————– Dear Avaazers, Authoritarian regimes are pushing for governmental control over the internet in a binding global treaty. If they succeed, the internet could become less open, … Continue reading

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Golden Olympic Mo-ment

Unquestionably the greatest individual achievement in the history of British athletics: Yesterday, 29-year old Mohamed Farah achieved an Olympic double – winning the Gold Medal in both the 10,000 metres and the 5,000 metres (only the seventh person ever to … Continue reading

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A review of 2011 (August to December)

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog (which only started in late August). Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,580 times in 2011. … Continue reading

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Important: Service Interruption!

As mentioned in my “discussion” with Peter Freeman yesterday (as appended to the bottom of my ‘About’ page), I am going to be on holiday from tomorrow for just over 2 weeks. This means that, having set this blog up … Continue reading

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Necessity is the mother of (re-)invention

Hi folks, I have had a blog on the My Telegraph website for some months now but, unable to resolve technical problems that prevent me from interacting with other users – and unable to get any sense out of My … Continue reading

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