Monthly Archives: October 2012

Run up to the US Election

Next Tuesday, Americans will vote in the 2012 Presidential Election to decide who leads their country for the next four years, so I thought I’d use this week to talk about the story so far and the candidates. The plan

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Bizarre lawsuits, incorruptible Indian bureaucrats, and yet more leaked US secrets-my Top 5 News Stories of the Week

Welcome to the second edition of my Top 5 News Stories of the Week, where I list the stories that have most caught my eye, whether they be serious or ridiculous. Speaking of ridiculous… Chinese man sues his wife for

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My local library is useless…

So today I went to my local library. Being recently unemployed and needing something good to read, I figure now’s as good a time as any to get the next book in the Song of Fire and Ice series, Clash

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Religion: The cock-blocking friend of Science

Over the years, religion and science have just about learned to co-exist. But every now and then, as science gets close to an important discovery, religion pops up like the guy who tells the girl you’re flirting with “He has

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A man jumps from space, Minnesota bans free online education for a day, and a lab successfully grew a kidney-My top 5 news stories of the week

Welcome to my first regular feature, ‘Top 5 News stories of the Week’. Every Sunday, I’ll be reflecting on the news stories I’ve seen in the last week and listing my top 5. They can range from human or scientific

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Freedom Isn’t Free

So there’s been a couple of major stories this week regarding the freedom of an individual person or state. First and foremost, the UK Home Secretary has blocked the extradition of 42 year old Gary¬†McKinnon¬†to the USA. Mr McKinnon, who

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First Post!!!

Hello, and welcome to my Big Blog of Things! This is going to be my space for talking about things like new technology, science, news, and random stuff that may or may not be linked to any of the above,

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