Monthly Archives: January 2013

Comfortably numb

Cover and original Close your eyes and pick the difference if you can…

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Before and after

    1&1 is one of the leading broadband retailers in the German market. They obviously buy their bandwidth from Telekom, the infrastructure monopolist and they’re limited to what Telekom gives them. Which is around 3Mb/s with nothing faster on … Continue reading

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Tunes for a Tuesday – 29 January 2013

Bad Day – Darwin Deez – BIRP! January 2010 [Listen] Black Velvet Band – The Dubliners – Original Dubliners [Listen] Blissed Out – Junk Culture – BIRP! May 2011 [Listen] Bonaparte’s Retreat – Kay Starr – Billboard Top 30 – … Continue reading

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The weather forecast says…..

…snow overnight and then freezing rain…

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Um…..

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Don’t read this…

… it could be detrimental to your health. One of Pythagoras’s students crossed the master (who maintained that ALL square roots are rational) with his life by drowning by proving the opposite. As he pushed the student’s head under water, … Continue reading

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Moon hoax. Not

This is a long one, but worth  13 minutes of your life. (What else are you going to do, anyway? Watch Celebrity Come Dancing?/Got Talent?/X Factor?)

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If, seventy years ago, you asked Henry Luce….

…”What is Time magazine for?” he’d probably talk about setting society’s agenda, capturing the attention of the educated and powerful and most of all, delivering the best weekly news package he could. Today, the answer is clear. The purpose of … Continue reading

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So, the question is basically

  From Jason Kottke’s kottke.org Yesterday I was pairing the socks from the clean laundry, and figured out the way I was doing it is not very efficient. I was doing a naive search — picking one sock and “iterating” the … Continue reading

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Tunes for a Tuesday – 22 January 2013

Can You Be A One-Woman Man – Sam Dees – The Chess Story 1947-1975 (1969-1975) [Listen] Can’t Repeat – The Offspring – Greatest Hits [Listen] Diaraby Magni – Vieux Farka Toure – Fondo [Listen] Generator – Gap Dream – BIRP! … Continue reading

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