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Yao Now Red Cow

February 6th, 2003 · No Comments

Yao Now Red Cow – good article on Kuro5hin about the rise of international players in the NBA.

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Davis’ struggle for Earth

February 5th, 2003 · No Comments

“The music depicts the mythic, sometimes violent struggle between the occupants of Earth and a group of ex-Earthlings inhabiting the fictional planet Kobaia.” Some mad ravings about alternative music? No, it’s former world snooker champion Steve Davis giving commentary about the current B&H tournament. Clearly a slow news day over at the BBC…

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AFC Wimbledon

September 17th, 2002 · No Comments

Here’s a great story about AFC Wimbledon, a wholly fan-owned club that was organised in response to plans by the Wimbledon FC management to move to Milton Keynes. It’s heartening to see AFC Wimbledon successfully demonstrating that there is an alternative to current modes of club management.

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Braille drive-through

September 4th, 2002 · No Comments

Braille instructions on a drive-through ATM? Only in America (scroll down).

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September 1st, 2002 · No Comments

While I was working at UC San Diego earlier this summer, I’d often hear some music (country style, usually) wafting over the trees as I was walking home. For about a month, I never really had any idea where it was coming from – I assumed that it was maybe from the bar or the [...]

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August 29th, 2002 · No Comments

Easyweigh is a nice little cardboard letter-weighing gadget that you can get for free from the Royal Mail. No, I haven’t used mine yet, but I do send letters abroad every so often. That it looks cool was admittedly a significant factor influencing my decision to get one.

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Flight 990

May 4th, 2002 · Comments Off

An excellent piece of journalism on the crash of EgyptAir 990 from the Atlantic Montly.

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April 28th, 2002 · Comments Off

Lots of interesting ‘howtos’

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Two sides

April 26th, 2002 · Comments Off

Two sides to every story – a funny, touching and strangely familiar story. Once you’ve read the post, click on the link at the top to read the other side’s account (Ben and Mena are a married couple working on a piece of software called Movable Type).

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