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Don’t buy it, obviously..

.. but if you get a chance, check out the hilariously crap computer generated graphic that appears in The Sun today – it’s supposed to illustrate a jailhouse shooting, but instead it looks like the victim is about to burst into the showstopping final number of a musical theatre production about mannequins. Online here.

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5, 4, 3, 2, 1, JUMP!

Hunter takes off – in HD from Tom Royal on Vimeo. Hunter does his bit for science, helping me test the EX-F1’s 60fps mode. This was shot as 60 6mp JPEGs in a one second burst and then smooshed onto the interweb, hence the dubious image quality (technical smooshing details: JPEG images resized to 960×1,280px […]

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Spin spin spin

As per Si’s note, the video below is very flickery so anyone with epilepsy, or who simply dislikes flickery things, should probably beware. A test taken with the Casio EX-F1, which shoots video at 300fps or full-resolution photos at 60fps. The plan now is to film Hunter or Ralph jumping – it needs lots of […]

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On a happier note

These are the Merchant Taylors’ Almshouses. They are in Lewisham, and normally strictly closed to the public, but this weekend you can visit them as part of the London Open House initiative. Just off the A20 behind the (also open) Boone’s Chapel.

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Put down the fucking screwdriver, idiot

With the US election looming there’s been much debate about how far the government should interfere in the day to day lives of its citizens. One key area that’s been overlooked, however, is this: people should have to pass some sort of basic intelligence test before being allowed to undertake any kind of DIY. Witness, […]

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