Monthly Archives: January 2014

Photos: Whitsand Bay – Debris, rocks and blood

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A few pictures of the beach at Whitsand Bay after the December/January storms. Featuring debris washed up on shore and me being clumsy. Advertisements

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Photos: Bo-Rain, grey and playing with windows

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Maybe it’s being inside with a cold that’s threatening to become a full-blown flu that got me taking photos of the windows while the rain pelted down, before playing a bit with the result in Picasa. Whatever the reason, this … Continue reading

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Photos of Devon: Rain to Sun vista

An image from a recent visit to Whitsand Bay (almost Devon), where a massive shower had just passed, with sun and clear skies moving in (click for high res picture).

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How much time do your countrymen spend on books?

That was the question that kick-started the rather lovely infographic you can find here. It’s based on a World Culture Score Index from a survey that included around 30,000 across the globe. As can be seen from the map, people … Continue reading

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Doughnut for watering trees becomes massive story – three years after publication

My old haunts at Ingeniøren (The Engineer) in Denmark has seen some peculiar on-line traffic in recent weeks. Each year, the company writes December stories about inventions, and they had one referring to another publication’s awards ceremony. They referred to … Continue reading

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Lego + Batcave = Awesome

Holy jimmeny cricket, Batman – someone went and built our base, using 20,000 pieces of Lego! And it’s just awesome! Here are a few more pictures (click for higher res): And a video of how it was constructed: Happy, geeky … Continue reading

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Google buys Nest to build the Indian Terminator?

Google’s purchase of thermostat producer Nest Labs for several billion dollars has raised eyebrows (there are so many puns on temperature of stock and so on that it’s almost…almost not funny) in tech circles and beyond. The general agreement seems … Continue reading

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