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19th Feb 2014 11:39pm
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BBC News WhatsApp Goof

In the modern world news is happening every second somewhere in the world and various media outlets like to keep on top of things as soon as they happen - and as you may know from when you've been typing something really quickly (or if you touch-type) you do make the odd few errors along the way and no more so than what BBC News did, after sending out a headline alert about WhatsApp's acquision for $16 million by Facebook (I'm going to save the pointless rant about them aquiring the service to myself - as it was/is a pointless... [read more]

8th Jul 2013 09:00pm
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I Learned Something Mathematically New Today

So besides sitting today and hating the heat because of the amount of hideous creatures that seem to rise from nowhere and annoy/scare me, I have done something useful. Well I say done something useful, more of that I've gained a bit of knowledge - thanks to the BBC Magazine.

So, when I was at school we learned our timetables upto the 12's, so 12x12 is always stuck vividly in my head as 144, because that was the highest we ever got up to, anything more and we'd just use a calculator - after all, that's their purpose, to dumb us... [read more]

4th Jul 2013 09:00am
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Moan About... TV Licensing

Just a quick grumble... now to some this may come as a bit of a surprise, but I do actually have a TV License - well The Mother pays for it, so we're covered - even though I do think it is a bit of a stupid idea (especially now we're in the digital age of TV [Don't pay TV License, then why not block the BBC channels? Simple?]). Anyways, the TV Licensing fee gets split between different departments within the BBC and other companies, but for this slight moan, I'm focusing on the BBC.

They have decided to spend a... [read more]

14th Apr 2013 08:22pm
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UK Top 40 Singles Chart (14th April 2013)

Below is the list of UK Top 40 Singles Chart announced Sunday 14th April 2013.

1) Duke Dumont - Need U (100%) (feat. A*M*E)
2) The Wizard Of Oz Film Cast - Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead
3) P!nk - Just Give Me A Reason (feat. Nate Ruess)
4) Bastille - Pompeii
5) Pitbull - Feel This Moment (feat. Christina Aguilera)
6) Nelly - Hey Porsche
7) Justin Timberlake - Mirrors
8) The Saturdays - What About Us (feat. Sean Paul)
9) Taylor Swift - 22
10) Bruno Mars - When I Was... [read more]

20th Mar 2013 03:47am
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Pectus Excavatum Post-Op

It's now been two and a half weeks since I finally had the bar in my chest removed and I thought I may aswell give everyone an update as to how everything's going.

The cuts at the moment are still tender on both sides, the right-hand side isn't too bad and the swelling has gone down on it a lot, however the left-hand side is still fairly swollen and quite painful to touch or when my arm rubs against it. This pain is quite annoying too because I like to sleep on the left-hand side of my body (I had a... [read more]

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