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North Cape

At the other end of the world from us, but sharing some of our nomenclature, is North Cape – right at the top of Russia, deep within the Arctic Circle and not far from the big red and white striped pillar known as the North Pole. Photographer Andrei Shapran has been there taking photos since 2005. It […]

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Here, via The Poke, are 28 Invaluable Lifestyle Tips From Chat Magazine. Some aren’t that bad, although there was nothing that jumped out at me as being a really good idea. However, there are several that are just terrifyingly, mind blowingly, bewilderingly bizarre: A sobering reminder: These people exist, and they walk among us.

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Brian Bilston

Some interesting stuff is to be found via Brian Bilston’s twitter account. This poem, for instance, describing his response to the social anxieties of New Year salutations: Or a link to his DIY-themed reworking of the Arctic Monkeys’ I Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor [youtube]. But perhaps my favourite was this poignant verse […]

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NEW Danny MacAskill!

This time our ridiculously-talented trail bike riding guru is on the rooftops of Gran Canaria. It might not have the natural scenery of some of his previous videos, but yikes: sweaty palms, much? You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video Music is Fools by The Dodos. Is nice.

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Frank and Tony’s BUNVENT calendar

Sheffield artist Pete McKee is counting down to Christmas by having two of his favourite characters, Frank and Tony, passing comment on different patisserie products each day. Some of the cartoons are a little niche and will mean more to folk from Sheffield and t’surrounds, but others will appeal to all. Here are a few […]

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