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2010-12-27 (Monday)


  1. A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain (

    Oh, that looks good doesn’t it. Fills a gap that I now realise was aching to be filled.

  2. The Viral Me: Devin Friedman Investigates the New World of Social Networking: Big Issues: GQ

    Quite a good description of the Silicon Valley start-up scene, and why people want to use all these social sites/apps, by someone who starts off not really understanding it all. (via Blech)

  3. Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training

    Recommended a few times in an Ask Metafilter thread for beginners looking to build strength.

  4. “Dude, that Was the Trailer?”

    Comparing the trailers for the original and new ‘True Grit’s, and ‘Tron’s.

  5. Dinosaur media and the Internet both suck, a Booktrust story

    Francis Irving using the Booktrust funding u-turn story as an example of how most journalism never providws basic facts and resources that, these days, should be a no brainer.


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    We have run out of port (bought in a shop, sorry @Zoonie). Please spare a thought for us in this difficult time.

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    @Zoonie Oh hark at 'er, Miss Hoighty-Toighty!

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    Driven wild by the spirit of Christmas: I've just eaten two mince pies. TWO! In a row. Tesco's Finest. TWO!

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    Snow on the US east coast means rescheduled football, and I got to see the Raiders play for the first time in 20+ years. Nice. ish.