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Anthony Dhanendran
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Some friends of a friend are rebuilding a girls' school in Haiti that was destroyed in the recent earthquake (full details in linked post). Please support them if you are able. Thank you. 
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An experiment (but also a sincere request): does anyone have a recommendation for a good builder in west London, please? 
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Fascinating story from the FT about the lengths some public schools will go to to have 'their' pupils on the front pages come A-Level time (and the opposite lengths state schools go to to make sure they don't appear).
It is a well-worn observation that even respectable newspapers like to illustrate their coverage of A-level results day with pictures of delighted and pretty (usually blonde) girls. This year August 1...
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guardian got busted for it the other day, then changed the photo. some of the comments at the bottom of this story are entertaining.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2011/jul/31/universities-buy-top-students
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...and a self-link, but worth checking out if you're into games. A collection of stunning images made from various games by means of witchcraft and trickery:
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Fascinating goings-on at Borough Market - traders laying into management; management saying they're doing the best they can. Haven't been for a while, but it was getting very crowded. I hear the new market down in Bermondsey is worth visiting.
Ten o’clock on a Saturday morning, and smiling assistants are offering morsels of fine farmhouse cheeses outside Neal’s Yard Dairy on the edge of London’s Borough Market. Queues are forming at the Mon...
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Things that once happened to relatives of mine: "While walking in London he was mistaken for the Emperor of Abyssinia."
A brilliant lawyer of convincing ability, he spared none, judge or lawyer, who thought they could get the better of him. He gave no quarter to those who tried to belittle him and showed no respect for them, however highly placed they might have been. Harry Sandrasagara was born and educated in ...
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Very sad to hear this from Iain (M) Banks:  'I am officially Very Poorly' http://www.iain-banks.net/2013/04/03/a-personal-statement-from-iain-banks/
April 3rd, 2013 in From the Author. I am officially Very Poorly. After a couple of surgical procedures, I am gradually recovering from jaundice caused by a blocked bile duct, but that - it turns out -...
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A good, quick quiz on Sale of Goods Act - of course, all the Computeractive staff who've taken it have got 10/10 so far.

If you take it (and assuming anyone out there is reading this) let me know below what you got.
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A nice (intentional) illustration of some of the shoddy stats reporting in the press:
Men hate apples but love pears, according to new research from the International Pear Bureau (IPB). The wide-ranging study – the fifth in an infinite
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  • BBC Worldwide
    Senior content producer, Global iPlayer, present
  • Incisive Media
    Reviews editor, Computeractive
  • National Grid plc
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Journalist, website manager, writer, editor. London.
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Recovering journalist; now working on BBC Global iPlayer. Posts do not represent the views or opinions of the BBC or of BBC Worldwide.
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  • City University, London
    Journalism
  • University of Bristol
    Engineering
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