Category: Blogging and cyber things

housekeeping and issues in blogging

Monday too

1. Apparently this [sitting in a chair] has upset the left:

2. Courtesy Rossa’s mother:

Furthermore, since when does Reuters, infamous for using non-accredited news stringers worldwide, get to decide who is a reporter and who is not? Tommy’s “credentials” would stand up well against those of Reuters’ boys and girls. Tommy Robinson has often been a lone voice raised against Islam’s depredations in his beloved country; who better to report on the story than one of the leading voices crying out for justice?

3. It’s in the url:

https://news.slashdot.org/story/18/07/14/0139252/amazons-share-of-the-us-ecommerce-market-is-now-49-percent

4. And again:

https://news.slashdot.org/story/18/07/13/2240239/only-39-percent-of-viewers-choose-live-tv-as-their-default-option-says-study

5. Go on, admit it, you want one:

https://www.roadandtrack.com/car-culture/classic-cars/a22142555/1000-hp-bugatti-beating-bmw-e34-m5-for-sale/

6. Last but not least, be careful running polls:

http://www.smalldeadanimals.com/index.php/2018/07/13/a-hate-trump-poll-goes-horribly-wrong/

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Monday

1. A sodding story:

I was in my yard too last year when I had the sodding heart attack.

2. URL says it all:

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/weird-news/man-crashes-car-lights-cigarettes-from-its-flames

3. Observatory for human wrongs?

https://syrianobservatoryforhumanwrongs.wordpress.com/

4. Those ancient tools again:

https://phys.org/news/2018-07-discovery-ancient-tools-china-humans.html

5. Similar vein – better up the haruspication:

https://www.sciencealert.com/huge-mystery-sarcophagus-unearthed-in-egypt-alexandria

6. Last but not least, food for thought:

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Sunday

Just some quick ones.

1. Diesel is not dead:

There’s At Least One Diesel Hatchback That Can Beat a New M5 in a Drag Race

2. I’ve nothing to add to these, follow the links:

https://urbanhollywood411.com/2018/07/06/class-acceptance-and-the-kkk-these-summer-movies-have-something-to-say/

Can you stand the excitement?

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7524382/

3. N.O. recommends you check your kitchen and bathroom cupboards NOW!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-44827666
4. A survivalist topic, might be a good read for you:

http://raconteurreport.blogspot.com/2018/07/once-more-harder.html

5. Bezos must be a bit short this month:

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/13/aws-network-devices-report-cisco-juniper-fall.html

6. Habeas corpus – Palestinian refugees:

https://pjmedia.com/instapundit/301928/

7. Serious enough topic:

https://medium.com/@richardnfreed/the-tech-industrys-psychological-war-on-kids-c452870464ce

Might come back to that one.

8. Last but not least, not fit for purpose springs to our minds at N.O.:

https://www.nextbigfuture.com/2018/07/7-5-billion-zumwalt-destroyer-needs-new-engine-despite-only-a-few-months-of-use.html

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Thursday

1.

And while we’re at it, did you notice all that toxic masculinity bringing those kids to safety in Thailand?

2. If we disappear into a black hole, you know who to blame:

https://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/cambridge-launches-uks-first-quantum-network

3. Laughable:

https://electrek.co/2018/07/09/uk-extensive-new-plan-all-electric-2040/

4. Get your new drivetrain today:

https://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/a22092182/ceramicspeeds-driven-concept-might-become-the-worlds-most-efficient-drivetrain/

5. Now here’s a real zoom, not one of those piddly things:

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/10/nikon-coolpix-p1000-superzoom-125x/

6. Last but not least:

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Wednesday

1. Oh no, that’s really going to ruin us for 18 minutes:

2. All about the gaps between words – fascinating for those fascinated by such things:

https://99percentinvisible.org/episode/interrobang/

3. Now a Jewish SpaceX, oy veh:

https://mybroadband.co.za/news/technology/267825-spacex-to-launch-israeli-spacecraft-to-the-moon.html

4. Boer farmers start their latest trek:

https://www.rt.com/business/432375-russia-south-africa-farmers/

https://mybroadband.co.za/vb/showthread.php/964089-A-matter-of-life-amp-death%92-15-000-white-South-African-farmers-seek-refuge-in-Russia?p=21786733#post21786733

Too many Mussies in Oz?

5. The Donald loves his pardons [plus insulting Merkel and May]:

http://dailypundit.com/2018/07/10/well-pardon-me-3/

6. I just can’t run more posts today, given the RL things and the game this evening. This will be the last one until the game.

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