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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-33348506
Now, I know things around Cape Hill can be a little rough, and we all remember the jokes about how you could lose your wheels to theft while still driving your car in some parts of Liverpool, but this is a new one ..
Car Cannibals .. kind of makes it sound like a group of guys (or girls of course) sneak up to your vehicle for a midnight snack.
Not a car snob, but . .Vauxhall ?? LOL .. It's like breaking into a museum of fine art and stealing the cutlery from the canteen.
Either way, another low for criminal minded scum to get up to. Really, nothing is safe from them these days.
A bizarre crime wave is sweeping one part of England - thieves are stripping down Vauxhalls as their owners sleep.
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-32751384

Hmm, now .. lets ask a few obvious questions. Your vehicle suffers an unexpected power outage .. do you shout AGGGGGGHHHH as you fall ? 

A minor crash breaks the blade barrier and they splinter out all over the place .. feeling safe ? 

Your sitting in your house watching TV and suddenly there's a huge crash as somebody crashes into your roof, hopefully the driver had a parachute

Yes, there are ways some of these problems could be addressed, but this prototype is NOWHERE near ready. Coming on the back of so many drone related injuries and lawsuits !! I'm not sure I'd go anywhere near this, and wouldn't want them flying anywhere near me either.

A good idea on paper, but I'll stick with my car for now, and update my insurance to cover falling drones .. I'm sure it will be an option soon !!
BBC Click's LJ Rich looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.
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This is a classic British conversational point. 
Do you pronounce bath as bath or barth, and which is correct.

Being a northern boy, I always say there is no R in Bath, and it would seem there is definitive proof, the R was added by trendy Londoners way back when to sound more sophisticated, and lets face it, they needed it ;)

I still wince when I hear Larf, barth, plarstic, and the worst of all ... my own name ...

Frarncis .. NO .. it's Francis .. please .. LOL ..

North = correct
South = wrong.

debate over ;)
or is it ?  
It is the debate which has divided the north and south for years: "What is the right way to say bath?"
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So Sepp Blatter resigns .. shock  .. 

and then it all suddenly becomes clear .. I did wonder how long it would be before this came out .. not long at all !!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-32986950
Sepp Blatter is investigated by US officials as part of the Fifa corruption inquiry, reports say.
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False Widow, Tilehurst, Reading UK

Came across this little guy the other day. False Widow spiders are the only venomous spiders in the UK and moving further north progressively year on year.

If you come across them, don't touch ! They can cause anaphylactic shock !!

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lol +Peter Day .. It certainly did look like a cruncher.
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Sunset, Birmingham UK.

Tomorrow or the day after is the first day of Ramadan. If the moon is viewed during sunset (Maghreb), then tomorrow will be Ramadan here.

I know it won't, as the moon is south of the sun, and therefore has already set, but I never miss an opportunity to come out and just look to the sky and enjoy the West Midlands.
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+Aalia Khan Yousafzai​, yes indeed, first few days are always a challenge though. 
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Spooky Google

Over the weekend I had the bug to travel, so spent a little time looking at flights to LAX or PHX with the notion of driving to the Grand Canyon.

Since doing so, my Google Chromebook has decided to change my desktop images to mid-west images. I'm not complaining, I do love those landscapes, but it only just dawned on me why it was happening.

It would seem Google is watching :) 
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-33020523

Power over Wifi !

Now this is a tech to watch out for, the ability to pick up wifi and use it to power your device, not only to send and receive messages would be a huge game changer.

It also may change the mindset of many device makers from relying on battery technologies (which have consistently failed to live up to the devices needs) to keep pace, instead, to reducing the power usage to the point of being able to utilise the energy available to it via wifi.

It's a revolution waiting to happen, and not just power over wifi. Power from electrical interaction with you is another area of research, or drawing power from solar energy. All methods require incredibly low power utilising components, many not yet with us.

It will take some time, but this could actually be the future .. your watch that draws power directly from your skin, your phone that draws power from a wifi or mobile signal. Your home devices able to run on such low power that a small battery charged via transparent solar panels in your windows, or a small wind turbine would be all you would need.

I think this will slowly come about, not some quick transfer from one to another, but device at a time.
Ambient wi-fi signals have been used by US researchers to power a small surveillance camera.
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What happens when you become an Internet Meme ? 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-33030815
Adam Harris was initially amused when his wedding pictures went viral. But then the meme turned dark. He writes about his experience for BBC Trending.
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RANDOM NAME
Worked at blah
Attended Oxford University (or some top class Uni elsewhere)
Lives in New York, Viet nam.hoa ky 

picture of some photo shopped barely legal East Asian girl (dare I say child) or of a bollywood actor/actress

Posts one video of Disney film and one of their own profile.

Sound familiar ? ? ?

I'd heard the definition of insanity was doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results, but these guys take the insane biscuit.  Google .. please please do something about it, it's making up about 2/3rd of my requests currently, obviously bot generated. I just can't work out what their purpose is ?? Any thoughts ?
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Hope so +Thomas Walton​, it's getting out of hand
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Google plus is my only social media platform, I don't do facebook or twitter.

I love to get to know new people, so everybody is invited to add me, follow my posts, comment and say Hello from time to time. If you post interesting stuff or don't have dodgy photos I'll almost certainly add you back.

I'm an IT and Science geek, so I will write quite a lot about it, if your into the same, your ideas and thoughts are always welcome, if not, you can troll a little for fun ;) I won't mind :D

Most of all, enjoy life and have fun. 
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I survived hell, twice !
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Classic anglo curry house, right out of the 80s. It's not desi at all, but rather a well prepared curry for the English palette.
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Free farm yard, lovely walk/cycle track around lake
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It's ASDA, what more can I add
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Beautiful place, kids will love the steam train
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I've never been a great fan of fish, mostly because as a lazy westerner, I tend to find dealing with the bones quite an issue. However, I really enjoyed my visit here. First off you go and pick your fish, the fish is all freshly caught, and is coming in while you are picking. Then once selected, you can move across to the counter where you can pick how you would like your fish to be prepared. Finally the fish is delivered, and is so well cooked the meat just falls off the bones :) Making it MUCH easier to eat, particularly nice with large Roti or rice. Very much worth going to experience.
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