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☆ Want You To Know: More Cats Than Expected

Somehow, this ended up with much more feline involvement than originally planned. Guaranteed not to happen again until at least some time next week. Well Played, Metro, Well Played Medical first as cats are found to pass TB on to … Continue reading

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☆ Want You To Know: Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em

Smoke Fairies Listen to this. Because it's damn good. Vapid Seems we're now selling one of the most powerful known natural toxins over the counter, mostly unregulated. In packaging that's attractive to children for good measure. Poison centres are issuing … Continue reading

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☆ Want You To Know: Reality TV Revelations?

An article widely circulated recently was billed as being revelatory. The big reveal was that a generous proportion of reality TV is actually scripted. Had this genuinely not occurred to a lot of people before now? It’s decades since The … Continue reading

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Weekend edition

Video menagerie: Magic for dogs. Molting tarantula. Puzzled penguins. Whilst mostly ignoring all the media brouhaha about flight MH370, I found this piece fascinating. There’s remote and then there’s remote. “There are two bicycles to ride, a soccer field and … Continue reading

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So Today This Happened

Tony Benn passed away. The Twitter hive-mind reacts by repeatedly posting his “Five questions” quote. How many of these people actually intend to ask awkward questions of power? In addition, most media outlets lauded Benn for sticking to his principles … Continue reading

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Homemade GIF

For the day that’s in it.

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Ah, Nature. A Dangerous Place.

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For Grammar Nerds Only

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Russian Meteorite

Already been shared all over the place, but it is extremely striking video. Contains a loud bang.

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