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Some of them may not have been putting on a face.
 
Lined up for a family photograph, Victorians often looked grim and staid. But curator Chris Wild offers a fascinating snapshot of family life that reveals the people from another era were often more modern than we think http://bbc.in/1msare0
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Posie found a big crab but it wasn't in the mood for playing, being dead as it was.
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I finally got a chance to set up my new telescope and I was rewarded with stunning views of the moon.

These photos were taken with an iPhone held to the eyepiece. Pretty impressive phone pics, I'd say.
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I've mow got an adapter for my Canon dSLR but since I got it I haven't been out with the telescope. All I have is photos of roof tiles a couple of hundred yards away.

Tell G to do plenty of research before taking the plunge. A couple f hundred quid will get you going but you need to chose the type of telescope to suit your needs.

Also, and this must be the most common mistake and the one that puts most people off astronomy once try start, is I get the most powerful telescope that you can right from the start.

Firstly, the bigger ones lose less value once they're second hand. Secondly, you're more likely to make the effort to be up late at night if you're seeing things. Mine will just about let you see that Saturn has rings, but you have to know that it's rings and not just an odd shapes lump in the sky.

Once we're living out of town I'll probably end up spending another £800-900 for something better, and trying to forget about the £400 mistake I made.

Hope you guys are well. 
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As simple as the image is, you have to think about everything that goes into being able to take the shot. Plus it's a beautiful image.
 
Tonight's Finale: Canadarm2 blushing with the dawn.
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He's game for a laugh, is Shatner.

After it cuts to game footage, skip to 1:14 - unless you want to see the game, of course.
 
Want to watch Shatner vs the Gorn again? Watch this awesomely hilarious Star Trek the game ad.
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What a concept. It even has USB.
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I'm sorry if the subject offends or upsets you, but as somebody who experienced the long painful demise of a loved one, and felt powerless to ease their suffering despite knowing their wishes, I feel compelled to support this bill and to encourage you, my friends and family, to express your support as well.

If nothing else, please look into the issues facing terminally ill people and their families when they wish to end the suffering.
I've demanded change on our assisted dying law: #untiltheend
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It takes a few episodes to get into this, but once you have...
 
SHARE to help congratulate #BigBangTheory on winning 3 Critics' Choice Television Awards last night! Get the scoop here: http://bit.ly/19mSO7i
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Hee hee. Oh wait: it's all true.
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I'd be looking to the housing manufacturer for some publicity. They must be chomping at the bit to get hold of such an extreme demonstration of their product.
 
A photographer has been reunited with her Canon PowerShot camera, six years after losing it in the ocean off Hawaii. The camera, which was in a waterproof housing, drifted for thousands of miles to the coast of Taiwan, where it was picked up by an employee of China Airlines. The airline identified its owner, Lindsay Scallan of Georgia, USA from photos on the memory card. http://ow.ly/jrLJU
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I went away for a week and they put this on our favourite walk...
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The seat has been there for weeks (without the sign) and somebody has finally done something about it.

If I'd done something about it, it probably would've gone back over the fence into the garden that it came from. It's too far away from access to the path to have been taken there for dumping. Fly tippers never make that much effort.
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Tuckered puppy.

This is what Posie is like after a couple of hours in the snow.
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