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|RECOMMENDED RAMBLINGS

The best of times

So there is another website that I do with a cat on the logo. The cat was taken from a photo of my own cat, creatively named Tom. Sadly Tom passed away a couple of years a go, having moved himself into my house 13 years prior. I never knew where he came from, he was...

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Memo to David and the Cabinet

Dear elected politicians of any sort, please can we address the issues now facing us? Can you put your own self-promotion aside? For those of you who are career politicians and have no idea what the real world is like please ask a colleague who had a real job prior to...

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End of the big dream?

It was conceived on a fishing trip between the CEOs of PAN AM and Boeing. When finally created in 1969 it was the biggest airliner in the world, first wide bodied and 'two tier' passenger aircraft and it ushered in a new age of travel. Nick named the 'Jumbo Jet' and...

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Grim overtime

It seems that in 2016 the Grim Reaper is working overtime, especially when it comes to taking celebrities. The year began with the shock death of David Bowie and continued yesterday with the latest loss, that of Prince. Social media is alive with individuals querying...

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A new kind of Justice?

This isn't a review of the new movie; Batman vs Superman, it is more of a comment on observations during the film. I walked out satisfied that my geek desire to have seen the film made had been executed well and the inclusion of Wonder Woman an added bonus....

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Going supernova

The teaser trailer for the new Star Wars film has been released. This is not a film that belongs to the main saga, but like the cartoon TV series tells the story of a rebel alliance individual in the Star Wars Universe. Rogue One occurs in the period...

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The Face of a Killer

The award winning Russian based group 'Visual Science' has used their expertise to create a 3D model of what the infamous Zika virus may look like. Ivan Konstantinov and his team created the 3D model based on their previous expertise working with related viruses like...

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Amazon going to space

It seems like a script from a Bond movie, multi billionaire builds private rocket launch facility in Texas, USA and proceeds to send secretive payloads into orbit, but that is what happened yesterday. Though the billionaire in question hasn't been that secretive about...

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|HAPPENING ELSEWHERE

|Science

  • Leading Antarctic experts offer two possible...
    on 15 June, 2018 at 01:38

    The next 10 years will be critical for the future of Antarctica, and choices made will have long-lasting consequences, says an international group of Antarctic research scientists. It lays out two different plausible future scenarios for the continent and its Southern Ocean over the next 50 years. […]

  • Flying spiders sense meteorological conditions,...
    on 15 June, 2018 at 01:38

    Spiders take flight on the smallest of breezes by first sensing the wind, and then spinning out dozens of nanoscale fibers up to seven meters long, according to a new study. […]

  • This is what a stretchy circuit looks like
    on 15 June, 2018 at 01:38

    Researchers have made a new hybrid conductive material -- part elastic polymer, part liquid metal -- that can be bent and stretched at will. Circuits made with this material can take most two-dimensional shapes and are also non-toxic. […]

  • Foods combining fats and carbohydrates more...
    on 15 June, 2018 at 01:38

    Researchers show that the reward center of the brain values foods high in both fat and carbohydrates -- i.e., many processed foods -- more than foods containing only fat or only carbs. A study of 206 adults supports the idea that these kinds of foods hijack our body's inborn signals governing food […]

  • The neurons that rewrite traumatic memories
    on 15 June, 2018 at 01:38

    Neuroscientists have located the cells that help reprogram long-lasting memories of traumatic experiences towards safety, a first in neuroscience. […]

  • Astronomers see distant eruption as black hole...
    on 15 June, 2018 at 01:38

    Scientists get first direct images showing fast-moving jet of particles ejected as a supermassive black hole at the core of a galaxy shreds a passing star. […]

|DAYS UNTIL THE CIRCUS

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