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John Oliver – what a genius. I’m not posting much at the moment, but I am posting this: You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video If you can watch the whole thing, do. It’s damning stuff. Yes, it’s one side of the story, but it’s compelling and it’s (of course) brilliantly […]

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23 Landscape Photography Tips From A Pro

Incoming from 500px, the photography sharing site that my stuff really isn’t anywhere near good enough for: “23 Landscape Photography Tips From A Pro“, the Pro in question being Moldovan Iurie Belegurschi: …whose own jaw-dropping landscapes never fails [sic] to amaze us. Indeed, because yes, he’s pretty good: But the advice is less helpful – […]

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The Three Second Rule

Not to be confused with the Five Second Rule, this quote doesn’t relate to microbial contamination of fallen foodstuffs, but to pedestrians crossing roads. But I guess that you could apply it to any task – or indeed any time period. …it’s amazing how far you can travel in three seconds, if you know that three […]

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Sad Footballers

A little short on time (and, if I’m absolutely honest, inclination) today, so here’s a link to something new and promising. As part of their excellent World Cup coverage (their daily podcasts are the bomb) The Guardian has launched a tumblr entitled SAD FOOTBALLERS. Now, I know what you’re thinking: What could that possibly contain images […]

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Google Calendar for 2014 World Cup Fixtures

Here’s a really easy way of getting all the fixtures for Brazil 2014 into your Google Calendar – get someone else to do it for you! Fortunately, there are nice people out there who have put the whole tournament into Google Calendar format and so all you have to do is to go to the […]

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