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Yum, baby plum tomatoes. These are growing rather fast with a bit of sun now.
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British for foreigners, part #392 - builder lingo:

Carpenter = Chippy
Electrician = Sparky
Brick layer = Bricky
Painter = Tosher (from Slosh & Tosh)
Plasterer = Spread, Muck Chucker
Gas Engineer = Sniffer
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Plumber = Drinker, or Wetty ;-)
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OS X 10.9.2 time keeping gets stuck and then drifts horribly out of sync:

$ ntpdate -q blinky
…offset 81.353467 sec

Opening the Date & Time preference panel causes it to wake up and sync again:
 
$ ntpdate -q blinky
…offset 0.000163 sec
 
Impressive work, Apple.
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Apple really needs to allow Snow Leopard desktop for VMs.
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BT makes Deutsche Telekom look good in comparison.
A different type of stolen copper this time - engineers "borrowing" pairs when installing a new line! Whilst there is a real problem with large scale theft of cables which is a big issue for companies like BT and their custom...
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Smart bird.
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This bird would probably just make some cash on the stock market and then hire a contract killer instead of pecking people ;-)
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This decline has not of course gone unnoticed by the elite. There's a reason for the increasing militarization of police and security organizations in the United States and the UK: widespread civil disorder escalating to revolution along the lines of the Arab Spring is no longer unimaginable by 2030 if current trends continue. The oligarchs can hold the lid down by force for quite a considerable time, but the longer this continues the worse the eventual explosion will be, as witness the upheavals in Egypt or Ukraine.
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Space bugs!

Tardigrades can withstand temperatures from just above absolute zero to well above the boiling point of water, pressures about six times stronger than pressures found in the deepest ocean trenches, ionizing radiation at doses hundreds of times higher than the lethal dose for a human, and the vacuum of outer space. They can go without food or water for more than 10 years, drying out to the point where they are 3% or less water, only to rehydrate, forage, and reproduce.
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Factorio is a game for Minecraft graduates. Instead of mining yourself, you build automated mining drills, conveyor belts, steam engines, factories and even a rail network (modeled after Transport Tycoon).

Despite only being in alpha, I've been having a ton of fun with this, so try the demo.
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