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Winds of change A SOMBRE exploration of love, responsibility and death, “Kaze Tachinu” (“The Wind Rises”) is being described as Hayao Miyaza

Silent Circle Preemptively Shuts Down Encrypted Email Service To Prevent...
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"We see the writing the wall" wrote Silent Circle in a message telling customers its shut down its Silent Mail encrypted email service. It h

Two Providers of Secure E-Mail Shut Down
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Lavabit shut down, hinting at a secret government order, and Silent Circle, a similar end-to-end encrypted e-mail provider, followed suit.

Making Light: The Implications are Staggering
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The results are duplicatable, and have been found in at least two models of Xerox machines, both with original and recently patched software

Pickles backs renting of driveways
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People who rent out their driveways to other motorists are backed by new government guidelines aimed at tackling parking congestion in busy

Ubuntu Edge will miss $32m crowdfunding target, say researchers
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Ambitious scheme to build dual-boot smartphone which can double up as a desktop computer running Ubuntu has fallen deep into the 'dead zone'

David Cameron cracks down on online pornography
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PM pledges automatic filtering of adult material to protect children, plus outlawing of violent porn and blocking of illegal image searches

BSkyB wins trademark case against Microsoft over SkyDrive name
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While many can tell the difference between Sky TV services and Microsoft's SkyDrive cloud storage, that's not necessarily true for everyone.

Batman vs. Deadpool!!
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The Merc with a Mouth against the Caped Crusader - It's the battle you've wanted to see since ten seconds after you thought about it. Machin

Man creates 'invisible headphones' by implanting magnets into his ears (...
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A man has implanted magnets into his ears to use as invisible headphones in a remarkable example of DIY transhumanism

June : Forbidden Island and Zombie Dice : Battlequest Games
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These Tiny Tabletop Days are working out their structure and the announcements on Facebook and Google+ brought some return visitors and new

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Pocket Extension for Google Chrome – The best way to save articles, videos and more

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Follow all your favorite sites, blogs, and more, all in one place. Follow all your favorite sites, blogs, and more, all in one place. See wh

Free Speech Attack of the Day
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Free Speech Attack of the Day

Upcoming EU Data Law Will Make Europe Tricky For Social Networks - Slashdot
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Thorfinn.au writes "EU politicians are mulling new data protection laws that could make Europe a hostile place for social networks. The EU J

Windows 8 and Windows RT - Microsoft Windows
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Meet Windows 8 and Windows RT. Find out about touch-based Windows 8 PCs, apps from the Windows Store, and new features like the Start screen

A second spring of cleaning
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We're living in a new kind of computing environment. Everyone has a device, sometimes multiple devices. It's been a long time since we have

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by way of Reddit an post by Matt Leacock ; Craft Foam the poormans 3D printer  http://www.leacock.com/blog/2015/2/19/craft-foam-the-poor-mans-3d-printer
3D printers are all the rage these days, and it's all I can do to keep myself from picking one up. The trouble is, for most of the design work I typically do, I think I'd just be creating a headache for myself if I did. Sand tokens from a prototype of Forbidden Desert I spend a great deal of time prototyping boardgames. One of the things I've learned over the years is that you can't get too invested in the visual design of your prot...
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The great Time Travelling parcel of Yodel ; They make a delivery attempt after returning it to the depot. 
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Yodel have a terrible reputation. You're probably lucky if you get the parcel at all!
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The only correct response is Shut Up & Sit Down get Starlit Citadels to make an Appearance. Then Tom starts posting videos where he is standing outside in what looks to the rain but when we zoom in we see all the raindrops are just tiny customer dicemaster cubes falling from the sky 
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Darn tooting. All those classic GW games owe far more to AmeriTrash than they do to Euros- there is theme and dice aplenty in them. I think Brit tastes in games are more euro than they have ever been. 
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A genuinely laugh out loud moment for me there https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlKvjF9VeLU
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These appear to be  the only things Yodel are capable of delivering  to me. 
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Well that is cool and all but The Something New Party were already doing this. 
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Probably one of the earliest album purchases for me was Magnum. At that point back in the eighties I had to find a record store which stocked Magnums On A Story Tellers Night. Somewhere between the art of Rodney Matthews and the sounds of Clarking/Catley I was hooked. over twenty years later and I am still listening to this Album. 
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From 'Building Combat Robots'  Jamie Hynamen aka Adam Savage;  This publication had to be pre Mythbusters.   #mythbusters  
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Afair, Jamie and Adam worked on "Blendo" together. It was one of the few robots that really ripped apart its opponents and was disqualified (and honored) twice because the organizers feared for the safety of the audience.
Grant's robot (Deadblow... and I think there was another one...) has appeared on Mythbusters a couple of times. It was not as spectacular but still fairly successful.
Some of the videos back from the days are on YouTube. Oh, I also found the interview with Jamie I know most of this from. :-)
Ask Jamie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWhnHFPLbYA
Blendo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0aHu3UVpw0
Grant (SO 90s): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPPAV5Z2KGo
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Horsham, Sussex
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Horsham, Sussex - Yeovil, Somerset - Honington, Suffolk - Lossiemouth, Moray
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The digital roadie with a backstage pass to your website.
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Im the guy you wish you met last year, the columbo of technology with a final question that always reveals the heart of every technological issue.
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was listed as 'Technical Consultant' for 'Life In A Day' Film, Was the First Contestant on TV POW with Mark Curry on Get Set For Summer, Subscribed to Demon before they sold out , Met my Wife in a wedding dress ( her in a dress not me obviously )
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Find Answers to Technical problems
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High Availability Wordpress Hosting, Amazon Web Services , System Administration and Performance Optimisation.
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Perfect spot for that travelling business man
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To be honest this is the hotel that makes a Disney stay feel like a Disney holiday. It helps that the staff are very French in their approach to service in a hotel.
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Its been slowly deteriorating over a decade
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They are located in the carfax and andy an runs excellent series of events for boardgamers , pokemon players and role playing gamers . i am still trying to work out how to convince google that is not closed relocated but it is in the correct address as noted
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