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David Beaumont
Lives in Zurich, Switzerland
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I just came back from a wedding in Limerick in Ireland.

There was a ceremony and vows, rings were exchanged. There were photos and speeches, some nerves and some tears. Two loving and supportive families and a very happy couple. There was great food, lots of drink and a fantastic band who played us well into the wee small hours.

All in all, as weddings go, it was pretty ordinary really. Just a normal everyday wedding ... and that was the most wonderful thing about it.

So I'd like to raise a toast to to the happy couple; Mr Fintan Tuohy and Mr Jeremy Michel. Cheers!!
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+Brendan Marry​ was saying he wanted something exactly like this just 2 days ago. $1000 seems a lot for a watch, but what do I know...
http://m.bbc.com/news/technology/31957143
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Go home Hertz, you're drunk...

So I'll have to queue up at the desk even though I prepaid. Okay, fair enough, something about paying extra taxes ... so how much is it?

Oh for heavens sake...
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Don't worry, I appreciate the absurdity. :)
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Bwahahaha ...
http://www.the-ear.net/review-hardware/audioquest-ethernet-cables-pt2-ethernet-cable
Oh, you're serious? Let me laugh even harder!
In this second part of my review of Ethernet cables (see part 1 here), I am continuing my research into differences between various types of AudioQuest Ethernet cable. This time the most expensive ones are compared to the best of the cheaper types assessed earlier. For this second test I have ...
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Imogen Foulkes reports from Switzerland's oldest monastery which has opened its doors to 30 asylum seekers.
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Many decades back my inbox suspiciously filled up with fyshy emails, from the my tutor, the pope, god, presidents, princes.... all within a few week of starting Uni (first week too drunk to notice), So I'm rather suspicious of emails, especially as I sent my first back in the 80's essentially by  spoofing. Back then you could buy yourself a £20 kit of components to create your own packet modem set-up, then just needed a puter, a copy of the KA9Q TCP stack and a terminal program, to telnet to port 25 on the relay (didn't have an email client / server). Anyway given prisoners are allowed consoles / PS3's in their cells, and Sony offered a Linux distribution for the PS3. I'm surprised this hasn't been tried before. Or perhaps Holloway is empty as Mike, Neal and Zef's wifi has been exploited over the years.
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Because Japan...
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This was taken in Zurich, by the way!
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Today's film recommendation: Contact
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118884/

Not just because it's an amazing film about science, with great actors, amazing effects, flawless direction & cinematography. Not just because it's a wonderfully humanitarian story from one of the great scientists of the 20th century.

Also because it's a disturbingly accurate portrayal of how women often get treated in science and technology. Overlooked for their achievements, sidelined by male bosses; who belittle their work while simultaneously taking credit for their achievements. Interrupted in meetings, talked down to and questioned about their professionalism in ways that a man would almost never be.

Watch it once because it's a fantastic film; then watch it again and imagine how weird, unnatural and out of place it would seem if the characters of Eleanor Arroway and David Drumlin were gender swapped.
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And who said that movie stars were uneducated ...
http://www.ora.tv/wtfark/book-door-lo-movie-idea--iliad---hilarious-0_6pm7vhs9q6xq
Oh ... wait
But seriously, how did no one, at any point during the process of making this movie, step up and say, You know, about that book you're using...
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LOL! That is indistinguishable from something The Onion would produce.
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<p>In Iran, penalties for drinking, dancing or partying can be severe: heavy fines, imprisonment, even death by hanging. Two out of three Iranians are under 30 years old. Now, despite the risks, some of them are demanding greater freedom. At a high-s...
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Christmas is:

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