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Aaaaargh

The BBC News homepage this evening: Two men make vaguely unamusing remarks on radio show heard by approximately ten people. Tens of thousands, despite not actually having heard said show, decide that they are offended. Apologies are made, people resign. Oh, and by the way, thousands of people have been displaced and are in imminent […]

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To the lighthouse

We haven’t slept much this past fortnight, and it’s all Ralph’s fault. Ever since we adopted Hunter and Ralph they’ve been surprisingly well behaved at night. They may have slept in some inappropriate and bizarre places (notably, on the hob), but they’ve always snoozed away the hours. Recently, though, Ralph has become nocturnal. The fun […]

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Bending the truth

The Daily Mail’s coverage of the Atheist bus campaign includes this, from Christian Voice spokesperson Stephen Green: “Bendy-buses, like atheism, are a danger to the public at large. I should be surprised if a quasi-religious advertising campaign like this did not attract graffiti. People don’t like being preached at. Sometimes it does them good, but […]

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We’ve come a long way

I’ve reviewed probably a couple of hundred MP3 players over the years, but this post on choosing a player for the first time reminded me of the first one I actually used. This was a SmartDisk Rover, back in 2002 or so. It held 128MB of music – two to three albums, give or take […]

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