Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Best Inventions of 2011

There’s a fascinating feature in last week’s Time magazine on the 50 best inventions this year. I can’t link to it as it’s for subscribers only, but here are a few of the inventions which most impressed me: Magic mirror … Continue reading

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Neutrinos Faster Than Light?

You may remember a few months ago the scientific community was astonished by news from Italy that an experiment had found neutrinos travelling faster than the speed of light, which, if true, would turn physics as we understand it on … Continue reading

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Kind Of Awesome: David Tennant’s ‘Doctor Who’ Leaving Video

Apparently when David Tennant left Doctor Who, he and the entire cast and crew made a farewell video of themselves miming along to 500 Miles by The Proclaimers, of whom Tennant is a massive fan. For some reason, it’s only … Continue reading

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Olympic Torch Relay Route

LOCOG, the organising committee for the London 2012 Olympics, today announced the route that the Olympic Torch Relay will take. I’m very pleased with the route because the torch is coming to my town, and on a Sunday so there … Continue reading

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Kind Of Awesome: Banksy Halloween Costume

This might be the best Halloween costume I’ve ever seen. This chap turned up to a Halloween party dressed as Bansky’s Flower Chucker. Here’s a link to the original: http://www.banksy.co.uk/indoors/flowerchucker.html and here’s the costume: http://wins.failblog.org/2011/10/31/epic-win-photos-banksy-costume-win/ Not bad, is it?

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